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Earn Double with Our Miami Double HHonors Points Package

Miami Double HHonors Points Package

Earn two times the points with one of our most popular Miami Hilton HHonors specials.

At the Hilton Miami Downtown, we believe in making every trip a rejuvenating and luxurious occasion. There’s no reason to settle for anything less, especially when we offer a Miami Double HHonors points package!

3 Reasons to Consider the Miami Double HHonors Points Package

Why is the Miami Double HHonors Points Package such a great option?

  1. Increase your points to enjoy a free stay. With this Hilton HHonors points package, you will earn rewards that you can use towards a free stay.
  2. Extra points earned can be given as a gift. Want to treat someone to a special getaway for their birthday or anniversary, or contribute to a friend or family member’s honeymoon? The extra points you earn on your Miami trip can be gifted or transferred.
  3. Earn rewards and more with your extra points. Hilton HHonors points can be redeemed for a plethora of experiences and on-property rewards. Use your extra points earned for premium amenities on your next trip, for live performances, and even a car rental or flight.

Not a Hilton HHonors Rewards Program member yet? Join now so you can earn double HHonors points with this package at our Hilton hotel in Downtown Miami!

Hilton HHonors Rewards Program—Feel Like You Truly Belong

The Hilton Miami Downtown is a Hilton HHonors Reward Category 6 hotel in the heart of South Florida. While you’re earning two times the points on your stay, enjoy our signature cocktails in our Gallery Lobby Lounge and lounge by our pool. Take some time to explore Downtown Miami; we’re located near great arts venues and attractions, along with incredible shopping. We hope you have a blast earning rewards points with this package at our hotel!

Treat Yourself During 2016 Miami Spa Month

Get Pampered with Spa Discounts in Miami this month and August.

The 2016 Miami Spa Month is the perfect time to indulge in luxurious spa treatments for your skin, hair, body, and nails. The event lasts for two months, from July 1st to August 31st, and over 40 area spas are in on the action. The Miami scene in particular is home to some of the world’s best spas that give their guests the very best in relaxation, rejuvenation, and special treatment.

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July 1 – August 31, 2016
Participating Spas in Miami

Each spa is offering special deals and discounts on their services and spa packages. This means that visitors to the area and locals alike can enjoy luxurious pampering at fantastic prices – in most cases these are lower than at any other time of year. Some are even available at up to 50 percent off the regular price. Spa discounts in Miami were never more tempting.

Miami Spa Treatments

Examples of treatments at local participating spas include a wide variety of options. For instance, hot stone (or “hot rocks”) massages are offered at many locations. This treatment involves heating up lava rocks and placing them on various points of the body to ease tension and relax the muscles. You can also get manicures, pedicures, facials, aromatherapy, Swedish massages, and even treatment packages that offer a combination of these services.

For a great hotel near spas in Miami as well as lots of downtown attractions, stay with us at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Our beautiful accommodations and luxurious amenities are sure to be a wonderful part of your relaxing Miami getaway.

Enjoy an Exotic Adventure at Jungle Island in Miami

Jungle Island in Miami

Take a walk on the wild side and explore one of the best zoos in Miami.

Those looking to escape the everyday routine and plunge into a lush jungle full of exotic animal species should pay a visit to Jungle Island in Miami. It’s one of the premier family tourist attractions, and features twin orangutans – a rarity! – as well as an array of exotic birds, seldom-seen species like the liger, white lion, and snow tiger, as well as reptiles, fish, and distinctive jungle plants.

The Only Private Beach in Miami is at Jungle Island

Visitors should especially check out Jungle Island’s Parrot Cove Beach. It’s the only private beach in Miami, and features Florida’s signature sparkling blue waters, pristine white sand, and a water playground called the Rainforest Riptide. Guests should consider exploring Jungle Island’s signature exhibits and attractions during the morning hours, and then take the chance to cool off, splash, and play at Parrot Cove Beach during the hottest part of the day. This beach is exclusive for park guests only.

Lift Off with the Aqua Jet Experience

Jungle Island’s other big draw for guests is the Aqua Jet Experience. Strap one of these “jetpacks and flyboards” onto your back and take off. Soar up to 30 feet above water, and feel the exhilarating power of flight. These futuristic toys can reach speeds up to 25 miles per hour, and you can learn to fly with a guide if you’re a first-timer.

Experience all of these exciting attractions and more when you stay with us at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Not only will you and your group be close to the best family attractions in Miami, you’ll also be conveniently close to zoos in Miami such as Jungle Island, which is a great stop for an adventure that will appeal to the whole family. Make your trip to Florida’s largest city one to remember.

Cruising Out of Miami in Style

Cruising Out of Miami

To many, Miami is the cruise capital of the world. It’s consistently ranked in the top ten cruise ports and is universally loved for its stunning weather and spectacular scenery. The tall skyscrapers of the city meet the sparkling ocean and the result is breathtaking. For an idyllic tropical vacation experience, visit Miami and treat yourself to a once-in-a-lifetime cruise.

Miami is the Premier Destination for Your Cruise Vacation

The Port of Miami is the home for five leading cruise lines – Royal Caribbean Cruises, Carnival Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises and Regent Seven Seas Cruises. These are 13 more cruise brands with a total of 42 ships. The alluring Port of Miami is just the jumping off point. Set sail from Miami and head for luxury destinations like the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Mexico and many more. For more Miami cruise tips, check out our Cruising Out of Miami Pinterest board. There are tons of useful articles with advice to help you get the most out of your cruise. 

Choose Our Miami Hotel Cruise Parking Package for the Ultimate Convenience

If you’re looking for the perfect place to stay before and after your cruise, the Hilton Miami Downtown is the place to. As one of the closest hotels near the Port of Miami, our location makes us an ideal base for your cruise. Take advantage of our Miami Hotel Cruise Parking Package and enjoy the following:

  • Deluxe accommodations in our guest rooms with 1 king or 2 queen-sized beds
  • Parking for up to seven nights
  • Shuttle to the Port of Miami (one way only)

Should you wish to extend your stay and explore Miami as part of your cruise vacation, you’ll also find us conveniently located near some of the best attractions in Downtown Miami and a short drive from Miami Beach. Our prime location will also allow you take in some of the best views of the Miami skyline, Biscayne Bay, and the Port of Miami; you can often see your cruise ship from your guest room on embarkation day!

We hope to be a part of your next cruise vacation.

Save Big During Your Summer Vacation with the Miami Summer Savings Pass

Miami Summer Savings Pass

This Miami attraction discount pass will help you save at Miami’s best family attractions.

Do your plans for this summer include a trip to Miami? If so, then start your vacation planning by taking a closer look at the local attractions included with the Miami Summer Savings Pass; your key to saving money while having a blast with your friends and family.

Miami Summer Savings Pass Lets You Visit 4 Local Attractions Throughout Summer

The Summer Savings Pass includes unlimited visits to four key Miami-based attractions: Lion Country Safari, Museum of Discovery & Science, Zoo Miami, and Miami Seaquarium- from now until September 30th.  The pass costs only $56  plus tax (per adult) and $46 plus tax (per child under 12 years old), and guarantees access to four amazing points of interest in Miami and four months of uninterrupted family-friendly fun. Miami Seaquarium ensures the perfect combination of sea life and sunshine, and gives guests the chance to enjoy deep-water experiences, and create everlasting memories during exciting dolphin encounters. VIP Tours and Trainer-for-a-Day programs are also available to make your day at the Seaquarium even more exciting. 

While listing the best family attractions in South Florida, we couldn’t possibly omit Zoo Miami, the place where you could visit the most prominent, oldest, and largest zoological garden based in Florida, where you could see the most majestic wild creatures in action, find out how they survive in their own habitats, attend this year’s Miami Zoo Summer Camp, and become a part of the most amazing zoo adventures. Next, plan a stop at the Museum of Discovery & Science, where you could benefit from a flawless IMAX movie experience, and admire two floors of ingenious, unique exhibits.

Last but not least, save some energy for Lion Country Safari, a one-of-a-kind safari and amusement park, famous for its rides, wide array of animal encounters and displays, shopping opportunities, and tasty food.

Book Your Favorite Rooms with Hilton Miami Downtown

Get your hands on a Miami Summer Savings Pass, explore a generous list of family attractions in South Florida, and don’t forget to plan your stay at Hilton Miami Downtown, a high-end hotel allowing you to stay in close proximity to many Miami area hotspots and have a great time on vacation.

Fill Your Weekend with the Intense Aromas & Flavors of the International Mango Festival!

The Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden is throwing a party to honor mangoes, in what's sure to become one of this summer's most buzzworthy food events in Miami.

The International Mango Festival will be a two-day bash devoted to one of the most beloved tropical fruits of the season. This year, the guest of honor is the Cuban Mango, proudly re-entering the Florida market after years of yearning.

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July 9th & 10th, 2016
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens

Starting at 9:30 A.M., the party has been designed to make everyone look at mangoes in a hundred new different lights. Tasting events will bring exotic or unusual mango varieties from all around the world directly to your tray. Specialized lectures and workshops will teach you how to grow your own, and cooking master classes, led by top local chefs, will let you explore interesting ways to eat them.

Gardeners and botanists will have a chance to learn more about mango cultivation directly from experts, or to buy an award-winning mango tree. For families with little ones, the KidWay will be in charge of delivering some hands-on fun.

On Sunday, the main course will be offered at the Annual Mango Brunch, a fund-raising event that has grown into an essential appointment for any foodie spending their summer in Miami. This is also one of the most green-friendly food events in Miami, as proceeds from this event will help support Dr. David Fairchild's Tropical Fruit Program.

After you treat your palate at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, the CityVu Pool Bar at the Hilton Miami Downtown will provide the perfect way to chill out. A fruity drink while relaxing by the pool will round up your weekend perfectly.

Start Planning a Dreamy Vacation with Our Miami Hotel Family Fun Package!

This Miami family travel package includes everything you need for the perfect summer vacation.

If you’re looking for the best method to celebrate the accomplishments of your kids at the end of the school year, we have just the thing for you; the Miami hotel Family Fun Package, created to help you escape your monotonous daily routine. From soaking up the sun at the beach, to exploring the Miami arts scene and getting in some quality rest and relaxation, you’ll be able to do it all at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Situated in Downtown Miami near the port and causeway, the Hilton Miami Downtown offers you the opportunity to profit from high-end accommodation options that could turn a weekend getaway into a memorable experience. If you are making plans for a magnificent vacation providing plenty of entertainment options for all family members, choose to book our Miami hotel Family Fun Package.

What Makes Our Miami Hotel Family Fun Package So Special?

This offer is incredibly tempting and cost-effective, and allows families to make the most of a series of perks during their stay at the Hilton Miami Downtown, such as delicious breakfasts served daily and free Internet access. This attractive package includes the following:

Miami Hotel Family Fun Package

  • Deluxe accommodation options
  • Breakfast for four
  • High-speed Internet access

Discover the Luxurious Features and Amenities of a Top-Rated Family-Friendly Hotel in Downtown Miami

The Hilton Miami Downtown is one of the best family-friendly hotels in Downtown Miami! With well-appointed guest rooms and suites offering plenty of space and our signature Hilton Serenity beds, the whole family will have plenty of room to get settled and well-rested between Miami adventures. Spend some family time in our rooftop pool and sit down together for dinner at our Brisa Bistro. We hope you’ll take advantage of this package and join us for a family vacation in Miami.

Celebrate the 4th of July in Miami!

Enjoy live music, fireworks, and family fun at the biggest 4th of July event in Miami.

Whether you are local to the area or heading to Miami for Independence Day in Bayfront Park, you will not be disappointed. The 4th of July in Miami is a thrilling, patriotic celebration for the entire family.

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Presented by Budweiser
July 4th, 2016
Bayfront Park

Celebrate America’s Birthday Bash at Bayfront Park this year. The park will open to the public at 10AM on the 4th of July and live music will begin at 2PM.

Fireworks in Miami and More

There’s a lot to look forward to at this year’s celebration. The Family Fun Zone will open at 3PM and is suitable for children of all ages. There will be a range of free activities.

You will be able to quench your thirst at the Budweiser Beer Garden & Stage, while listening to some top local bands. There will also be activities for adults.

The day will end with an incredible display of fireworks in Miami. The displays at Bayfront Park are always voted the best 4th of July fireworks in South Florida.

If you still need a hotel for the 4th of July in Miami, book your stay with us here at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Take in incredible views from our guest rooms and rooftop pool, where you can enjoy refreshing frozen cocktails. We hope you’ll celebrate the holiday with us!

Here Comes the 2016 Colors of the Caribbean Festival

Spend Father’s Day weekend immersing yourself in island culture at this Caribbean festival in Florida.

You won’t want to miss this year’s Colors of the Caribbean Festival. Held annually on the Saturday of Father’s Day weekend in South Florida for the past five years, this is the perfect opportunity to celebrate Caribbean American heritage.

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Saturday, June 18th
4 PM – 11 PM
Hollywood Arts Park

Celebrate Caribbean American Heritage Month

In addition to taking place over Father’s Day weekend, Colors of the Caribbean Festival is happening during Caribbean American Heritage Month. Headline acts to look forward to this year includes the popular Haitian artists Jahnesta and T-Vice, Barbados’ Alison Hinds, Trinidad’s Queen Omega, and Jamaican Reggae star Red Rat.

In addition to the live entertainment, there will be plenty of Caribbean delights, including the YMCA Kids Zone, Caribbean Travel Expo, and the Caribbean Food Village. Visitors can delight in all the delectable flavors of the islands while listening to performances by Bahamian Junkanoo and the sweet sounds of a popular steel band. There will also be smaller stages that will feature cultural performances and folk dancing.

Visitors will have the opportunity to purchase arts and crafts and discover popular travel destinations. Colors 2016 has something for anyone looking for an authentic Caribbean experience.

After a fun day at the festival, come and join us at our CityVu Pool Bar at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Take in the incredible views of the city while sipping on refreshing drinks and enjoying a delicious meal.

We hope you have a great time at this year’s festival.

Fresh, Fun, Farmers Markets in Miami to Explore

Farmers Markets in Miami

Get a taste of locally grown produce at these farmers markets in Miami.

Miami doesn’t just grow skyscrapers. There’s an entire world of freshly farmed produce in the city and loads of skilled artisans ready to put their unique mark on each edible indulgence. We’ve rounded up three of the best farmers markets in Miami for you to explore.

Coconut Grove Saturday Organic Market | Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Coconut Grove Saturday Organic Market stocks a wide array of organic, fresh vegetables, fruits, seeds, grains, and raw vegan foods. You’ll also find a few exotic rarities, including jaboticaba and durian. Be sure to visit the salad bar where you’ll discover a variety of delicious salads and vegan dressings. The raw food deli, especially the raw food pizzas are a big hit at this market.

Wynwood Farmer’s Market | Saturdays 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

At this market, you will find a gathering of passionate artisans, makers, and growers. The focus here is on the bounty of our earth and supporting local businesses that remain true to the planet. Only select vendors are permitted whose products are sustainable and ethical. There is usually live entertainment every Saturday.

Adrienne Arsht Center Farmers Market | Mondays 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

This market features locally grown produce along with prepared foods. Visitors can purchase fresh produce from stands overflowing with seasonal fruits and vegetables, meats, drinks, and prepared dishes. There are also occasional workshops with chefs and food writers, and often you will be entertained by cooking demonstrations and live music.

The Hilton Miami Downtown is conveniently located near some of these wonderful farmers markets.  We are right in the heart of Downtown Miami, about three miles from South Beach and five minutes from the Port of Miami, so there’s plenty to do before and after a visit to a market.