The 5 nicest water views in Miami

1) Watr at the 1 Rooftop

Wearing core coastal grandmother, this Mediterrasian-inspired venue certainly takes advantage of its view. And what a view it has of the Atlantic and its beaches in all their stunning glory. Sunset drinks here are a social media feed must. But don’t worry if the day turns gray. Watr has a retractable roof to keep you dry.

poolside Water at the 1 Rooftop

Michael Sollami

at: 1 Hotel South Beach, 2341 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach

+1 305 604 6580

2) Bayside Marketplace

Bayside is a busy place for commerce and entertainment. But its name clues you into its location: It’s built next to Biscayne Bay. You can walk the paths and watch the animated party boats take off from the marina, or sit on the benches, cast your eyes further toward the horizon and meditate.

the Bayside marketplace in Miami

Valerie Sands

401 Biscayne Boulevard, Downtown

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3) The Kampong

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, The Kampong is an incredible collection of historic fruit cultivars and flowering trees, many of them from Southeast Asia. The tropical oasis leads down to sparkling panoramas of Biscayne Bay.

the Kampong park

4013 S Douglas Road, Coconut Grove

+1 305 442 7169 kampong

4) Julia Tuttle Causeway/Interstate 195

Miami is famous for being flat as paper, but the Julia Tuttle rises above – literally. As one of the causeways connecting the mainland to the beaches, it can almost be called a hill. At the crest, drivers can see the Atlantic, dotted with mangrove islands and water craft, extending on both sides.

Julia Tuttle Causeway over the water

4,4 miles connecting I-95 to Miami Beach, Edgewater to Miami Beach

5) Klaw Miami

 Located in the historic Miami Women’s Club, Klaw offers the finest in Norway’s king crab claws. Relish them and the fabulous view of Biscayne Bay, seen through floor-to-ceiling windows, at the same time. Then head up to the only rooftop in Edgewater for some more saltwater breeze and a nightcap.

terrace and water view from Klaw Miami restaurant

1737 N Bayshore Drive, Edgewater

+1 305 239 2523

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