Miami is undoubtedly and magical city with lots to offer. From its scenic Downtown skyline to the iconic South Beach district, each neighborhood offers countless ideal destinations to watch the sun go down. As the hot summer months depart, leaving us with Miami’s version of fall, we’ve compiled a perfect list of outdoor and rooftop destinations to take in Miami’s unmatched sunset experience.
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Offering world-class service paired with Italian dishes, Fiola not only serves delectable dishes –but spectacular sunsets. The recently opened private rooftop restaurant and lounge La Terrazza, guests can take in panoramic views of Coral Gables while enjoying cocktails and a bespoke menu that is sure to transport you to the Amalfi Coast.
1500 San Ignacia Ave., Coral Gables, Website
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As one of Miami’s only beachside restaurants, this Tulum-inspired paradise serves as both a restaurant and a beach club. Guests can enjoy a redefined dining experience with the European-influenced menu that has freshly-sourced seasonal ingredients. With their toes in the sand and eyes on the breathtaking horizon, Joia Beach Club is a great place to spend a Miami evening.
1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami, Website
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In the pristine location, CH’I brings diners a high-energy experience with delicious Chinese and Latin-flavored fusion. The open-air garden terrace is an ideal location for guests to enjoy Miami’s fall weather while catching the stunning sunset views and Miami’s booming skyline. Between hand-crafted cocktails and delicious fusion food, guests can delve into a fantastic evening.
701 S Miami Ave., Miami, Website
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Set sky-high above the city, Rosa Sky’s rooftop lounge offers a scenic experience with panoramic views of the Miami skyline. Paired with colorful hand-crafted and whimsical cocktails and a globally inspired tapas menu with masterful and crave-worthy creations, Rosa Sky offers all the key elements for a night out in Miami. Featuring a bold music lineup that will keep you going all night long, Rosa Sky is a must-visit during Miami’s fall nights.
115 SW Eighth St., Miami, Website
The Wharf Miami
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Located on the historic Miami River, The Wharf Miami offers open-air entertainment and is the ideal place to watch the sunset. Pair delicious drinks, fantastic food, live music and a prime location for a sensational night out. As a South Florida staple, this dynamic spot offers something for everyone while watching the sun go down, especially during the cooler months.
114 SW North River Dr., Miami, Website
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The rapidly growing North Miami Beach offers something for everybody, including a beautiful place to watch the sun go down. At the high-end Nexo Residences, the rooftop observatory deck features a tranquil setting to sit back and watch an ultimate sunset experience. With a telescope perfect for gazing at the light sky, residents can take in a beautiful view during the fall evenings.
13800 Highland Dr., North Miami Beach, Website
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Located in the Coral Gables area, these penthouses will offer stunning terraces for intimate bay views, complete with a bar, dining area and summer kitchen. Buyers can even choose between a plunge pool or a meditation space and watch the sunset over the horizon. With rejuvenating experiences in the heart of Coral Gables, few places can compete with what Villa Valencia offers.
515 Valencia Ave., Coral Gables, Website
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Located in the beautiful Bayside Marketplace lies La Cañita, which features culinary delicacies from James Beard Award-winning chef Michelle Bernstein. Guests can enjoy delicious menu staples such as the shellfish stew with half lobster or a Mexican-style shrimp cocktail alongside the water. Sit back and watch the sunset while taking in bold flavors and specialty cocktails.
401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Website
Sawa Restaurant & Lounge
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Serving a beautiful fusion of Mediterranean and Asian cuisine, this elevated dining experience sits in the heart of beautiful Merrick Park in Coral Gables. With shareable plates and happy hour, watching the sunset at Sawa is a great way to spend the fall evenings.
360 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables, Website
Ocean Grill at The Setai
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Combining serene and intimate vibes, the Ocean Grill at The Setai, Miami Beach is in offers an unparalleled oceanfront setting to sit back and watch the sunset. With an Italian-focused menu at night, guests can enjoy dishes such as tagliolini and truffle risotto, guests can have delicious meals while watching the sunset.
2001 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, Website
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