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Miami Vibes Magazine

 The elevated sea-level and coastal location help to build some wonderful botanical gardens. You can enjoy the natural beauty in the middle of these gardens. Let’s take a look

at some of Miami’s best tropical nooks.

Patch Of Heaven

Patch Of Heaven is located on 157th avenue in Southwest Miami. Lush gardens, hidden spaces, grand vistas, Asian-inspired architecture, stables, and historic structures all shine in this single location. It is a perfect place to take photos and video shoots. An experienced guide tour will cost 35 dollars. Also, you can take a self-guided tour for 20 dollars. The place is open from Monday to Friday throughout the daytime.

Vizcaya Gardens

Vizcaya’s Gardens location is on Biscayne Bay, Coconut Grove, in South Miami Avenue. The site features an extensive Italian Renaissance garden, native woodland landscape, and historic village outbuildings compounds. Vizcaya is specially designed by European inspiration. Its landscape design is constructed as a series of rooms. There is also an evocative secret garden, theatre garden, playful maze garden, and a preserved native forest. Vizcaya’s Gardens is open from Thursday to Monday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Smart Bites To Go

Smart Bites To Go is a restaurant founded by William Ltaif in 2007. This restaurant offers its customers to try their foods before they sign up for any item. Smart Bites have vegetarian, detox, organic, paleo, 80/20, and athletic program meals. For a weekend or occasional dining out, Smart Bites serve delicious dishes at a very reasonable price.

Pinecrest Gardens

Pinecrest Gardens is located on the corner of south-east 111th street (Killian Drive) and 57th avenue (Red Road) in Pinecrest. The area of this park is 20 acres. Pinecrest Gardens was the location of Parrot Jungle. The site features a tropical hardwood hammock, a native cypress slough, a desert garden and many specialty gardens, riverine landscapes, and over a thousand tropical, native, and non-native flora varieties. Besides the botanical gardens, you will also find butterfly exhibits, a swan lake, a petting zoo, a children’s playground, and a splash-n-play area. The place is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m..

Alchemist Coffee Shop

The New Times has selected Alchemist Coffee Shop as 2016’s best coffee shop OF Broward and Palm Beach Counties. The shop is located next to Greynolds Park in North Miami. Tucked inside a posh of unassuming houses on West Dixie Highway, the quiet retreat sits inside a barn-like structure, where it serves fresh-baked Belgian waffles and churns out the 24-hour cold brew. Besides coffee, the café’s most popular menu item is a slicer, an open-faced sandwich on Tuscan bread at a $7.99 price.

Miami Beach Edition

Miami Beach Edition is located on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. This place features a perfect environment to enjoy a private party or barefoot cocktails. The luxury landscape is inspired by the 1950s Havana nightclub Tropicana. In the Sandbox, an isolated tropical nook is hidden just off the beach and the pool. You can enjoy cinema shows on a giant screen with nature in there.

Peacock Garden

Peacock garden is a unique restaurant in the middle of the tropical nook located in Coconut Grove. It has been a local hidden gem and go-to dining destination for the past ten years. You can have delightful dishes under the shadow of flowers and flourishing trees during the day and under the starry skies at night.

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