Welcome to Miami Nightlife Gay Scene

Boy Bar

Bars & pubs

Open till 5am, Boy Bar has a reputation for cruisey shenanigans. Early in the evening, it's sleepy and uninspiring, as older gents smoke at the bar and straights shoot pool to...

1220 Normandy Drive

Buck 15

Bars & pubs

Imagine your best friend's basement c1979, throw in some Japanese animé and, oh yeah, move it up to the second floor, and you've got this oasis of kitsch, featuring green and...

707 Lincoln Lane
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Click at Dek23

Clubs

Billed Miami's 'alternative lifestyle party', Click is a weekly gay Sunday nighter held at straight superclub Dek23. Expect state-of-the-art lighting, pumping tunes, drag...

655 Washington Avenue

Club Azúcar

Clubs

A breath of fresh air from sceney South Beach, Club Azúcar is a Latin stronghold where gay men dance together the old-fashioned way and Hispanic drag queens bitch and sing en...

2301 SW 32nd Avenue
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Club Body Center

Adult Entertainment

This gay-friendly 'clothing optional' facility features free poolside buffets, safe-sex shows and an occasional porn star doing what they do best, live and uncensored. There's...

2991 Coral Way

Crème Lounge

Bars & pubs

This recently redecorated lounge is upstairs from Score. Tuesday is Latin night, Thursday is Crème & Sugar, while Saturday is for the women-only night Siren.

725 Lincoln Lane

Crunch Fitness

Sport, health & fitness

Crunch attracts the best-looking men and women in town, gay and straight. Classes are cutting edge too.

1259 Washington Avenue

Dek 23

 Critics' choice
Bars & pubsClubs

The music scene's trendiest DJs have spun - or suffered the spins - at Dek 23, a shiny new superclub. Guest jocks have included the likes of Samantha Ronson, Steve Aoki and...

655 Washington Avenue

Discotekka

Clubs

Opened in 2007, Discotekka has injected some new life into the scene, even luring clubbers from Fort Lauderdale. Billed as a club for try-sexuals, it attracts all genders, most...

Metropolis

Equinox Fitness Club

Sport, health & fitness

A shiny new gym with all the equipment and classes, from ballet to Yoga Butt. Though mixed, it's a gay fave; out ex-boyband star Lance Bass was recently spotted at the juice...

520 Collins Avenue

European Guest House

 Budget
Hotels

Promoted abroad in gay publications, the European Guest House is a quaint little getaway filled with chintz and Queen Anne furniture, plus a deck and jacuzzi. The atmosphere is...

721 Michigan Avenue

Halo Lounge

Bars & pubs

If you like gay bars slick, posey and full of pretty boys, your prayers have been answered. Halo embodies stark South Beach minimalism, with its white walls, shiny black bar...

1625 Michigan Avenue

Ice Box Café

Restaurants & cafés

The Ice Box is a curious mix of the industrial (exposed ducting, hard metallic surfaces), a matronly tearoom (a counter of creamy chocolatey cakes on frilly stands) and a gay...

1657 Michigan Avenue

Island House

 Budget
Hotels

In the heart of SoBe, and just steps away from the gay 12th Street beach, Island House is gay central. The guesthouse mainly caters to men, although all open-minded adults are...

1428 Collins Avenue

Laundry Bar

Bars & pubs

If only all laundromats let you drink, dance and pull while you washed your smalls. The Laundry Bar does just what it says on the tin, so you can party while you rinse and spin...

721 Lincoln Lane

Lion Video

Shops

The Lion roars with more than 22,000 rare and out-of-print videos and DVDs, as well as new releases, American classics, gay/lesbian titles and an especially strong foreign film...

1524 Ponce de Leon Boulevard

Loading Zone

Bars & pubs

With its hard-to-find back-alley entrance (oo-er!), this no-frills beer bar attracts a down-to-earth crowd. There's a leather shop, S&M decor and video monitors that play...

1426A Alton Road

Magnum Lounge

 Critics' choice
Bars & pubs

You remember the cliché about queens singing show tunes around the piano? The cliché is alive and well - and thank goodness. Every night, a group of gentlemen gathers at this...

709 NE 79th Street

Ozone

Clubs

Notable for its festive Latin nights, this massive club offers wild drag shows and an endless amount of raw machismo. If you happen to be one of the few Anglos in the crowd,...

6620 Red Road

Palace Bar & Grill

Restaurants & cafés

Positioned near the gay beach, this place could serve sawdust and would still be packed. Thankfully, it doesn't: the salad and sandwich fare is basic but good. The Sunday...

1200 Ocean Drive

Sandal Club

 Critics' choice
Clubs

This huge glossy Latin club is famous for its late drag shows on Saturday nights. Fun and friendly, rather than posey, it is full of cute Hispanic guys doing salsa, and often...

1050 NE 79th Street

Score

 Critics' choice
Bars & pubsClubs

The name says it all. With a prime site on busy Lincoln Road, this video bar/dance club is packed with men looking for Mr Right Now. It has several bars, including one that...

727 Lincoln Road
Major venue

Siren

Bars & pubs

The excellent Saturday night party for gay women at Crème Lounge, upstairs at Score. Guest DJs spin lounge, house, hip hop, Latin and dance.

Crème Lounge

SoBeYou Bed & Breakfast

Hotels

One of the best gay and lesbian guesthouses in Miami. Located on a low-key residential block, it offers a sun deck, a spa pool, massage, a happy hour, weekend wine and cheese...

1018 Jefferson Avenue

Twist

 Critics' choice
Clubs

Twist is South Beach's most infamous and longest-established gay club. Two levels and eight bars make this a must-visit for every gay tourist - you can bar hop without ever...

1057 Washington Avenue
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