Miami Beach is a south Florida island city, connected by bridges to mainland Miami. Wide beaches stretch from Bal Harbour in the North, along popular Collins Avenue to South Pointe Park at the end of Ocean Drive. The southern end, South Beach, is popular with models and celebrities and famous for its early-20th-century Art Deco architecture with pastel-colored buildings. Our team rated the top 10 best luxury hotels in Miami Beach. From exclusive boutique hotels in South Beach to lavish luxury hotels in Bal Harbour. All but one are luxury beach resorts with a prime location and direct access to a quality stretch of beach along the Atlantic Ocean, that gave Miami Beach its name and fame.