Miami Beach, South Beach, SoBe, or however you choose to call it, is a major gay getaway, with a number of gay-friendly establishments around its famous Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue. Everything is thankfully within walking distance, with the gay beach running parallel to Collins.
Perhaps the best part of coming here is taking a trip to Key West, arguably even gayer. It's the southernmost point in the U.S., with a strong gay community which is a major player in the annual Fantasy Fest every October (autumn and winter are actually great times for a visit, as temperatures are still warm). Walk down Duval Street, between Fleming Street and Duval Square, for a concentration of gay-friendly bars and restaurants.
Known for “drag brunch” on weekends, this is a bar for eating and drinking in a fun party atmosphere. If you enjoy drag queen entertainment and gogo boys, this is the place for you. It’s conveniently located on Ocean Drive.
This long-running gay club has an outdoor lounge and a rooftop bar for when you wish to escape the crowded dancefloor. There's something going on every night of the week, often with well-known guest DJs.
Aqua Key West
Key West's largest gay dance club always has a special party going on. It's open daily and there are happy hours every afternoon.
Located in downtown Miami, this sauna consists of a full gym, steam room, whirlpool, outdoor heated pool, a sundeck, and a maze and video area. It’s open 24 hours.
This “clothing-optional sauna” is found in the Gaythering gay hotel. Centrally located in the city’s main shopping street, it offers a dry sauna, jacuzzi, and showers with aromatherapy.
The only gay hotel in Miami is located right on the city’s main shopping street. It includes a men-only spa with a steam room, dry sauna and hot tub.
Red South Beach
This trendy boutique hotel attracts gay travelers for its convenient location by the beach. Well designed with elegant contemporary furnishings and reproductions of classic and baroque art, it features a restaurant, a cocktail bar, and an outdoor pool with large sun deck.
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