Is there anything as iconic as the palm trees that line Ocean Drive in Miami as you ride along in a cabriolet with the wind in your hair? Of course there isn’t.

Whilst many Americans may make fun of Florida, there’s no denying that there’s something very cool about the beachside retreat. Between Latin culture and a relaxed way of life, there’s plenty do and enjoy in Miami. From swanky hotels right on infamous Miami Beach, over to eco-friendly resorts and glamorous retreats, here we’ve put together a list of our favourite luxury hotels in Miami. Whether you’re planning a trip to the American West Coast soon or are simply looking for some travel inspo, these luxe escapes definitely bring that Miami heat.

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia Kuala Lumpur.