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Faena Journal

Dive into the Faena Universe. Learn more about what’s new in events, entertainment, culinary, wellness and retail all taking place in the vibrant Faena Districts. Explore and meet the people behind the experiences. 
Marlene Dietrich
Live, Miami

The Faena Questionnaire: Ute Lemper

Our rendition of the Proust Questionnaire is our unique take on the famous parlor game that gained popularity, although it was not originally created, by Marcel Proust, the renowned French essayist and novelist. Proust held the belief that by responding to these questions, individuals unveil their genuine essence.

Francis Mallmann
Dine, Miami

A Journey Through Flames

“Miami’s sizzling-hot Argentine grill” is what Forbes Travel Guide calls Los Fuegos, Faena Miami Beach’s signature restaurant from top chef Francis Mallmann.

Living Room Performer
Live, Miami

Artists in Residence

Summer is sizzling in the Living Room with a crop of talented artists putting their singular stamp on Faena’s curated music lineup.

Pao Brunch
Dine, Miami

Sunday Seafood Brunch

A city surrounded by sea, Miami is known for its line-caught catch, which chef Paul Qui sources from local purveyors. To taste the finest fruits of the sea, head to Pao for a Bossa Nova Sunday brunch.

El Secreto
Dine, Miami

A Six-Seat Secret

Miami is becoming an epicenter for standout omakase experiences known for high-quality ingredients, creativity, and a stylish ambiance. Leading the pack is Faena’s El Secreto, a six-seat speakeasy with a Japanese menu that changes seasonally.

Miami, Wellness

Cool Down with Cryotherapy

As the mercury rises this summer, head to Tierra Santa Healing House to embrace the chill of cryotherapy for a refreshing summer boost.

Live, Miami

Mark Your Calendar

Faena Theater’s summer events calendar is packed with world-class entertainment from comedy legends and notable jazz musicians to cabaret starlets.

Roller Disco
Arts, Miami

Skate the Day Away

Strap on skates and spend the weekend rollerdancing to live DJs at Faena Forum. Guests of all ages are welcome to experience the roller rink installation that has become a fan-favorite in Miami.

Faena Art Gala
Arts, Miami

Faena Art Goes Funktastique

This season Faena Art will host its annual fundraising gala where art and community convene in the Faena Forum for an unparalleled night of creative expression, art installations, top chefs, and musical performances.

Paul Qui
Dine, Miami

The Faena Questionnaire: Paul Qui

Our rendition of the Proust Questionnaire is our unique take on the famous parlor game that gained popularity, although it was not originally created, by Marcel Proust, the renowned French essayist and novelist. Proust held the belief that by responding to these questions, individuals unveil their genuine essence.

Alessandro Florio
Arts, Miami

Finestra A Sud

Artist Alessandro Florio, born in Taormina, Sicily, initially immersed himself in the artistic environment through the world of tattoos, a passion that deeply resonates with him. The connection between painting and tattooing lies in his need for the most intimate form of expression, allowing him to vividly convey his emotions.

El Secreto dish
Dine, Miami

Spring Secrets

Erik Menedez, the innovative chef behind Paul Qui’s El Secreto Omakase, Faena’s six-seat speakeasy dining experience, shares his secrets of the season.

Kat Cunning
Live, Miami

Don’t Stop the Music

Argentine DJ and producer Richie Hell is putting his spin on The Living Room’s music scene.

Miami, Stay

Love Is Always in the Air

Faena is a meditation on love in all its forms. Every detail in every space is infused with passion, care, and a deep appreciation for timeless beauty.

Miami, Wellness

Tech-forward Wellness

Tierra Santa Healing House blends sophisticated treatments and smart technology in the purest and simplest of settings. Each day, Faena’s team of experts opens the door to a new beginning, an opportunity to change your life, improve your health, and enhance your body.

Jazzmeia Horn
Live, Miami

Jazz Series Grammy Winners Grace the Stage

Faena launches its 6th Annual Jazz Series at the Faena Theater with a lineup of seven fantastic shows produced and curated by Grammy-nominated record producer and artist, Rachel Faro.

Lifestyle, Live, Miami

EVERAFTER A New Late-Night Soirée

New York siren Rocky Lanes is launching EVERAFTER, that will unfold once a month at Faena Theater. As the master of ceremonies, Lanes will entertain the crowd with her showstopping vocals within an immersive club experience featuring red-hot performances from her chosen coterie of international artists.

Arts, Miami

Art for All

During Miami Art Week 2023, more than 50,000 art enthusiasts lined up to see Faena District’s four provocative installations collectively titled ‘Spaces of Influence: Shaping Community in the Modern World.’ Supported by Faena Art, the exhibition explored the tension between community and individuality, technology and tradition, power, and grassroots.

Allura Cabaret
Live, Miami

A New Era of Cabaret

Join us on an intoxicating journey into the multiverse with Faena Theater’s acclaimed contemporary cabaret Allura!

La Cava
Dine, Miami

La Cava

A hidden gem tucked inside Faena Miami Beach, La Cava is an immersive wine room hosting special candlelit events paired with a carefully curated collection of 3,000 wine bottles showcasing varietals from every corner of the globe.

Tierra Santa
Miami, Wellness

Living with Intention

A new spa menu, multiday retreats and guided meditations at Tierra Santa Healing House are designed to support spirit, mind, and body throughout the holiday season. There’s also a host of purifying treatments and experiences to help transition guests into the new year feeling grounded and refreshed.

El Secreto Chefs
Dine, Miami

Trust the Chef

Every few months, chef Erik Melendez evolves the omakase offerings at El Secreto with new in-season ingredients to ensure the menu is always full of secrets and surprises.

Pao Dish
Dine, Miami

Full of Flavor

If you’re craving the perfect bite, look no further than Pao by Paul Qui. The Asian-inflected restaurant recently added an entirely new section of Pao Bites and nigiris to the menu.


The Faena Questionnaire: Francis Mallmann

Our rendition of the Proust Questionnaire is our unique take on the famous parlor game that gained popularity, although it was not originally created, by Marcel Proust, the renowned French essayist and novelist. Proust held the belief that by responding to these questions, individuals unveil their genuine essence.

Alan Faena Faena Miami by Tony Kelly
Arts, Buenos Aires, Miami

Faena Wins Best Hotels

Every year, Condé Nast Traveler magazine polls more than 500,000 of its readers on their favorite places for the prestigious Readers’ Choice Awards. Travelers from around the world voted Faena Buenos Aires as the best hotel in all South America, and Faena Miami Beach the number one hotel in Miami.

Arts, Miami

Another Year of Culture

Faena Art announced its public programming for Miami Art Week 2023, presenting four major installations by artists Sebastian Errazuriz, Beeple, and Kelly Breez; collectively titled ‘Spaces of Influence: Shaping Community in the Modern World.’

Lincoln Partnership
Lifestyle, Miami, Stay

American Luxury

World-class hotels and luxury vehicles meet at the intersection of elevated hospitality. At Faena Miami Beach, you get both. Guests staying at the hotel can hop in a Lincoln Navigator, the brand’s flagship full-size SUV, to discover the sights of South Beach.

Lifestyle, Miami, Weddings

For Every Celebration

When celebrating a special day or hosting a corporate event, we all want something extraordinary. Faena’s events team specializes in out-of-the-box experiences that are nothing short of unforgettable.

Dine, Miami

Made in Mexico

Born in the lush jungles of Mexico, Gitano stocks its shelves with the finest mezcals and tequilas from Oaxaca to Jalisco.

Lifestyle, Live, Miami

Sip in Style

Slip into Saxony Bar where Art Deco allure and cocktail craftsmanship are an ode to the artistic spirit that flows through Faena’s veins.

Dine, Miami

The Art of Omakase

Dining at El Secreto, Faena Miami Beach’s speakeasy omakase bar comes with a few new surprises.

Curio by Faena Bazaar
Miami, Retail

Runway Ready

As the world’s leading designers prep for fashion week, Jeffrey Lasota from Curio at Faena Bazaar speaks to Miami’s hottest trends from minimalist and denim to mesh and beyond.

Prawns at Pao by Paul Qui
Dine, Miami

Fire and Spice

During Miami Spice, an annual culinary celebration that happens every August and September, gastronomes can satiate their taste buds at the city’s best restaurants with delicious three-course menus at discounted prices. At Los Fuegos and Pao, diners can take a fiery journey through ember-roasted fare that leaves palates aflame with delight.

Live, Miami

Not Your Classic Cabaret

Known for its cutting-edge cabarets, annual jazz series, and outstanding musical performances, Faena Theater hosts top talent from around the world to offer Miami’s finest live entertainment.

Live, Miami, Stay

The Lure of Allura

Come for a musical multiverse and stay for a tropical getaway in one of Miami’s most celebrated hotels.


Revive Your Skin

Looking to refresh your summer skin? Tierra Santa Healing House specializes in Biologique Recherche facials and full-body scrubs that will leave you glowing from head to toe.

Arts, Miami

The Heart of It All

Anabella Bergero’s art installation Heart of Community, on view in Faena Art’s Project Room, has been extended through October 14. The colorful multimedia installation explores female identity in the Latinx community through a transdisciplinary approach of fashion, photography, collage, textiles, and community programming. Faena Art sat down with the artist to discuss her work and the community’s response to it.

Curio by Faena Bazaar
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Summer-Ready Styles

Shop breezy summertime silhouettes at Curio at Faena Bazaar that will make you stand out this season.

Gitano Miami
Dine, Miami

An Exotic Escape

“Miami Beach in the summer is hot, steamy, and sexy, and no place more so than Gitano Miami Beach in the Faena District,” said Gitano founder, James Gardner.

Living Room
Live, Miami

Artist Spotlight: Los Wizzards

Every night of the week talented local musicians light up the Living Room with live music across genres. There’s Gypsy Jazz from French Horn Collective, Latin classics from Mi Dulce Son, and big band songs from crooner Louis Amanti. On select Thursday nights, guests can groove to Los Wizzards and their signature brand of Miami funk that blends elements of funk, rock, pop, jazz, reggae, hip-hop, and salsa.

El Secreto
Dine, Miami

Trust the Chef

Every two months chef Erik Melendez and sous chef Carlos Islava conjure up 17 new tasting dishes at the six-seat omakase bar El Secreto that respect traditional Japanese preparations, but come with a kick of spicy flavors that showcase their Latin roots.

Pao by Paul Qui
Dine, Miami

Please Your Palate

Championing sustainability and zero waste, the chefs at Pao by Paul Qui use different fermentation techniques to extend the life of short-season ingredients transforming them into palate-pleasing flavors with a whole new profile of tasting notes.

The Art of Asado
Dine, Miami

The Art of Asado

Cooking with fire is an essential part of Argentina’s culture. By emulating his mentor Francis Mallmann, chef Sebastián Benítez is sharing his country’s traditions at Faena Miami Beach’s Los Fuegos restaurant.

Allura Cabaret
Live, Miami

Sweet Sensations & Good Vibrations

At Allura, Faena Theater’s latest cabaret, New York siren Rocky Lanes and Cuban guitarist Alberto Torres showcase an effervescent musical chemistry that is raw, authentic, and utterly irresistible.

John Daversa
Live, Miami

Jazzy Summer

Multi-grammy award-winning musician John Daversa brings his big band sound to the Faena Theater stage this summer, while the Wednesday night Jazz Series is in full swing.

Tierra Santa Healing House
Miami, Wellness

Rehydrate and Replenish

Essential oils have been used for thousands of years for their potent healing properties. Tierra Santa Healing House’s range of all-natural, hand-blended sacred oils are used to cleanse and energize the body in a range of spa rituals.

Golden Mammoth
Lifestyle, Miami, Stay

Five Stars

Faena celebrates a handful of exciting recognitions ranking it among the top hotels in the United States.

Arts, Miami

The Heart of Community

This April, multi-award-winning Latinx fashion designer Anabella Bergero launched Heart of Community at the Project Room—a dynamic exhibition that will run through July showcasing textile art, fashion design pieces, collage, and digitally printed murals that together create a Latinx Pop visual universe.

Faena Bazaar Curio

New Season, New Styles

Miami has no shortage of sex appeal, but this spring season will be even hotter with the arrival of several new brands to Curio at Faena Bazaar.

Casa Faena

Mediterranean Mood

Book a spring reset at Casa Faena, Miami Beach’s most charming boutique hotel. An intimate Spanish Colonial gem just steps from the beach; Casa Faena houses Mediterranean-chic guest rooms, an artfilled atrium, and the see-and-be-seen GITANO restaurant.

Living Room Performers

Spring Into Rhythm

New bands, fresh faces, and showstopping performances are coming to the Living Room this spring.

Los Fuegos Fire

The Art of the Flame

Every February, the nation’s top chefs descend on Miami for the South Beach Wine & Food Festival, a culinary bonanza of more than 90 events celebrating all things epicurean.

El Secreto Dish

The Secret Ingredient

“Our focus at El Secreto is simply to bring the best products from the world to this intimate omakase experience,” said chef Paul Qui.

Pao Dish

Fresh Catch

When it comes to seafood, sourcing is everything. When it comes to seafood towers, where the offerings are unadulterated by heavy sauces or marinades, sourcing is everything and then some. At Pao, James Beard Award-winning chef Paul Qui is obsessed, in the best possible way, with where his seafood comes from.

Allura Cabaret

Up In The Air

Choreographer Milena Straczynski lifts dance off the stage and defies gravity in Allura, Faena Theater’s transfixing cabaret from performance art collective Quixotic.

woman sitting in a spa relaxation room

The Spirit of Spring

Tierra Santa Healing House taps into the potential of spring with a calendar of community-driven events that nurture fresh beginnings, spur spiritual growth, and welcome abundance in all its forms.

Dine, Live, Stay, Wellness

So Many Reasons To Stay

When you winter in paradise, enjoy an extra night on the house at Faena Hotel Miami Beach. Turn a long four-day weekend into five with more time to lounge in the sunshine on a beachfront daybed, sip...

Take This Waltz Faena Art Project Room

Take This Waltz

Christina Pettersson brings Take This Waltz, a gothic exploration of Miami’s environment, mythology, and decline, to the Faena Art’s Project Room.

Alan Faena Faena Miami by Tony Kelly

Faena Miami Beach Awarded Five-Star In Forbes Travel Guide's 2023 Awards

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas and ocean cruises, today announced its 2023 Star Awards. Faena Hotel Miami Beach earned a new Forbes...

Dr. Sarah Haynes Coaching for Faena Rose Members
Lifestyle, Miami

Fall Programming Highlights

Miami’s exclusive art- and culture-based private members club offers an unparalleled roster of diverse events and extraordinary experiences to a dynamic, engaged community. Here is a snapshot of recent events.

New Year's Eve Disco Ball
Dine, Lifestyle, Live, Miami

A New Year's Eve for the Disco Queens and Kings

Dust off your sequin bellbottoms and white leisure suits and hustle your way over to Faena for a night of disco fever on New Year's Eve.

Casa Faena
Dine, Lifestyle, Live, Miami, Stay

Holidays in Casa

Raise a glass to the holiday season at Casa Faena, where legendary playwright Tennessee Williams once stayed and famously introduced a toast at sunset. The hotel’s historical roots are reflected in its Spanish Colonial architecture dating back to the 1930s, best showcased in the property’s sun-drenched courtyard atrium, wrought iron balconies, and terracotta touches.

The French Horn Collective at The Living Room
Live, Miami

Sonic Seduction

Faena's Music Director Alejandro Lista has spent years honing the music menu in The Living Room where a roster of live bands and DJs across genres performs nightly. As the weather cools, Lista heats things up with knockout acts from Miami's top musicians.

Los Fuegos
Dine, Miami

Cooking with Fire

The fine dining temple of Los Fuegos from Argentine grillmaster Francis Mallmann is where one can find a bounty of flavor-packed vegetables smoked, grilled and charred to perfection. The restaurant's latest menu takes inspiration from the chef’s recently released vegetarian cookbook: Green Fire.

El Secreto Dish
Dine, Miami

The Secret Ingredient

“What keeps bringing me back to El Secreto is that the food and atmosphere are a surprise every time. It’s never the same, ”said Amanda Diem, a Faena Rose member enjoying a 16-course omakase tasting menu at the six-seat onyx and gold-leaf bar.

Pao Sea Urchin Dish
Dine, Miami

Sea Change

James Beard Award-winning chef Paul Qui levels up the dining experience at Pao with a new sustainably sourced seafood program including a crudo bar and a fresh take on his Asian- inflected menu.

Tierra Santa Healing House Retreat
Miami, Wellness

A Winter Retreat

The winter season at Tierra Santa Healing House is a time for retreating inward, for replenishment, and for reflection.

Kids Holiday at Faena
Dine, Lifestyle, Live, Miami, Stay, Wellness

A Holiday Away

Roll out the red carpet for your family this holiday season in Faena’s dreamy collection of suites or the exclusive two-story penthouse with unrivaled views of Miami Beach.

Faena Bazaar
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Made in Colombia

Colombian womenswear designer, Silvia Tcherassi's spring 2023 collection brings a bright autumn color palette and new seasonal classics made with innovative materials to the ready-to-wear mix at Faena Bazaar.

Allura Cabaret
Live, Miami

The Allure of Rocky Lanes' Musical Multiverse

If you’re looking for a great party in Miami, singer Rocky Lanes is emceeing the best one in town. Allura, Faena Theater’s new vanguard cabaret, is an invitation to the starlet’s multiverse where her vocals alchemize with live guitar riffs from Cuban instrumentalist Alberto Torres and a choreographed ensemble of magnetic performances.

Faena Prize for the Arts Winner
Arts, Miami

Miami Art Week: A Prizeworthy Moment

"This year's unparalleled programming during Miami Art Week 2022 is a testament to our long-lasting commitment to innovative cultural production," said Alan Faena.

Franklin Sirmans & George Clinton
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami

Faena Rose Summer Programs

Miami's exclusive art- and culture-based private members club offers an unparalleled roster of diverse events and extraordinary experiences to a dynamic, engaged community. Here is a snapshot of recent events.

Bride & Groom at Faena Forum
Miami, Weddings

Love Story: Dare to Dream Big

Faena Forum, an OMA-designed architectural gem with a centerpiece oculus and a stunning rose marble amphitheater, has played host to Miami's most exclusive weddings, no two alike.

El Secreto Bar
Dine, Miami

Chef's Choice

Chef Reiji Yoshizawa turns to his Filipino Japanese roots and international culinary experience to put his own unique stamp on El Secreto's speakeasy omakase experience.

Living Room - Witching Hour
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami

The Witching Hour

Throw on a hooded cape, pack your scepter and prepare for an evening of supernatural pleasures where crystal balls reveal metaphysical mysteries and the unseen becomes seen.

Avocado Toast at Crema Cafe
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Sweat. Hydrate. Refuel

Faena Bazaar is more than just an experiential destination for established and emerging designers. It's a lifestyle hub dedicated to optimum wellness.

The Sei at Faena Bazaar
Miami, Retail

Summer Styles at Faena Bazaar

Curio at Faena Bazaar dazzles with high summer fashion, from the best bathing suits for every body type to perfect seasonal ensembles and chic accessories for men and women.

Los Fuegos Cauliflower Dish
Dine, Miami

Garden to Grill

Francis Mallmann’s latest cookbook ‘Green Fire’ puts garden-fresh fruits and vegetables to the mercy of the flame until they’re utterly irresistible.

Big Bang Boutique
Retail, Weddings, Wellness

A Curator's Eye

New this season is a whimsical bridal corner adorned with giant roses. Guests will find hand-embellished gowns from the House of Matching Colors, a couture brand founded by the store’s curator Paula Selby Avellaneda.

Sunni Stephens
Lifestyle, Live, Miami

A Summer Fling With Sunni Stephens

Faena Theater’s risqué revue Tryst Cabaret welcomes a formidable new voice to the stage. Sunni Stephens is teaming up with sensational emcee Kat Cunning for a sultry summer series that will seduce you with tales of love, lust, & intoxicating passion.

Beatriz Chachamovits Coral Reef Sculpture
Arts, Miami

Blending Art and Science

Into the Great Dying: Waters We Share, the latest site-specific installation at Faena Art’s Project Room from Brazilian environmental artist Beatriz Chachamovits, immerses viewers in the beauty, fragility and destruction of the ocean’s coral reefs.

2018 Faena Prize for the Arts Winner
Arts, Miami

A Prestigious Platform for the Arts

Considered one of the most prestigious art prizes in the Americas, the award is a catalyst for innovative, site-specific and immersive works that transcend the traditional boundaries of art, science, technology, philosophy, and social practice.

Faena Bazaar
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

New arrivals at Faena Bazaar

This season, shop Curio at Faena Bazaar for simplistic fashions with a touch of luxury at Michael Ward and Manel Garcia Espejo’s clothing label. Michael has spent his career at the helm of fashion brands like Carmelo Pomodoro, Burberry, Anne Klein, Rachel Zoe and Diane von Furstenberg.

Golden Unicorn at Pao by Paul Qui
Dine, Miami

The Perfect Pair

Pao’s Sous Chef Mauricio Quezada highlights three new dishes on the restaurant’s acclaimed pan-Asian menu with sommelier-recommended pairings.

Curio at Faena Bazaar
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Fashion Forward

“We are always introducing new brands and designers,” says Danielle Licata, co-founder of Curio at Faena Bazaar. “Our favorite element of curating the store is the excitement clients experience when they arrive knowing they’ll discover something new.”

Faena Beach
Arts, Miami

The Faena Prize Comes to Miami

The prestigious Faena Prize for the Arts is expanding from Buenos Aires to Miami this yearthanks to funds raised at Faena Art’s inaugural gala held at the Faena Forum last October.

Faena Beach
Lifestyle, Miami

Faena by Tony Kelly

Fine art photographer Tony Kelly, known for his highly polished, playfully subversive images, has his lens fixed on his latest muse, Faena Hotel Miami Beach, to shoot his fourth photobook.

Miami Beach
Arts, Miami, Retail, Wellness

Faena's Key to Miami

Transforming them into world-class epicenters of art, design, hospitality, wellness and entertainment. This winter, the brand will debut its Key to Miami, a stylish travel guide to the best Miami haunts through a Faena lens.

Faena Forum Meditation
Miami, Wellness

A Space for Spiritual Evolution

Tierra Santa Healing House’s dynamic calendar of wellness offerings has expanded to include three-day Pranic Healing workshops, a high-energy spiritual summit at Faena Forum, and new immersive spiritual retreats at Faena Miami Beach.

Francis Mallmann
Dine, Miami

Asado - More Than a Meal

At Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann, guests can step up their Sunday brunch game with a genuine Asado experience showcasing a custom eight-foot iron dome used to slow roast flame-licked cuts of beef and market fruits and vegetables.

Big Bang at Tierra Santa Healing House
Miami, Retail

Dapper Threads

Paula Selby Avellaneda, founder and curator of Big Bang, recently added 11.11 / eleven eleven’s menswear to the shop’s exclusive fashion mix. “There’s something very universal and ancient about this brand, but it’s also contemporary and relaxed,” she explains.

Faena Play
Lifestyle, Miami, Stay

Stay and Play

The epitome of Art Deco elegance, the suites are dressed in Faena red furnishings with sumptuous woods and turquoise accents echoing the sweeping sea views beyond. A dedicated butler is on hand to cater to every need, from unpacking services and restaurant reservations to booking spa treatments.

Tryst Show Performer
Live, Miami

A Journey Into the Multiverse

“We’re working on a show that will transcend and transform your ordinary constructions of reality as you enter into the riveting multiverse of Allura,” says Anthony Magliano, founder and creative director of Quixotic.

Bougainvillea: An Exploration of Adornment
Arts, Miami

An Exploration of Adornment

Miami-based interdisciplinary artist and designer Cornelius Tulloch brings the Project Room to life with Bougainvillea: An Exploration of Adornment—a multilayered site-specific installation that explores Caribbean cultural aesthetics.

Gitano Dining
Dine, Miami

Spice It Up

“In Mexico, we cook with chilies. It’s our heritage, so you’ll find a whole range of varieties in our dishes,” says Antonio Maldonado, Gitano’s Puebla-born executive chef.

Gitano Miami Beach
Dine, Miami

A Bohemian Gem Meets Gypsy Glam

Spread out on a pillow-strewn Bedouin tipi to bask in a sunset Golden Hour while grooving to gypsy-disco and tippling tropical libations like Gitano’s signature Jungle Fever, muddled with cilantro, chili and lime; Connie Girl, a bright mix of basil-and-cucumber-infused Haku vodka, agave and lime; and The Queen, whose blend of Monkey 47 gin, lavender-infused honey, lemon and orange juice, goes down wickedly smooth.

Nightlife curator Chez Monique Johnson
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami

The Magic Touch

“For me, the Living Room is a magical wonderland where people can let their hair down, dance, chill, eat, drink and meet interesting people,” Johnson says. “My goal is to consistently set a tone that allows people to enjoy themselves in an intimate atmosphere where they don’t have to worry about anything.”

Hammam Rose Ritual
Miami, Wellness

A Season For Self-Care

Allow expert practitioners to soothe spirit, mind and body with a unique Sacred Warrior treatment ($199). The 60-minute therapy uses ancient healing traditions including Pranic Healing, aromatherapy, sound bowls, and massage to harmonize, balance and revitalize one’s physical, mental and emotional health.

El Secreto Omakase
Dine, Miami

El Secreto Omakase

The most thrilling dining experience of the season is unfolding in speakeasy style at El Secreto, a private pocket-sized bar hidden within Faena Miami Beach. The Omakase experience designed by James Beard Award-winning chef Paul Qui blends Tokyo-style sushi and Kyoto-style kaiseki into a distinctive tasting menu that’s prepared and served in an interactive format.

Suite Room
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail, Stay

Suite & Sunny Dreams

While you ponder the many enticing ways to spend your $200 Suite Dreams resort credit, a dedicated butler is on hand to unpack your luggage and cater to your every need from booking the two 50-minute spa treatments included in the package to arranging a complimentary hour-long personal shopping experience at the Faena Bazaar.

Roller Rink
Arts, Miami

Retro Roller Rink

Faena Art is proud to present Roller Rink! Miami’s skate community rolled in style last month at ángeles veloces arcanos fugaces, a participatory pop-up installation on Faena Beach from art collective assume vivid astro focus (avaf) that reimagined a roller dancing rink as an immersive art experience.

rooftop seating area with greenery framing space
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami

Bohemian Jungle Brio

A coconut’s throw from azure Atlantic, Gitano Miami is a see-and-be-seen restaurant and ocean-front rooftop lounge.

Big Bang Faena
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Gifts for a Goddess

In honor of International Women’s Day, Big Bang is spotlighting its array of female designers whose individuality, passion for craft and artistic creations add a bright stroke of beauty to the world.

Crema Gourmet Espresso Food
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail, Stay

All Day Gourmet Espresso Bar

Crema Gourmet is a healthy take on the usual coffee and tea bar. Whether you need a pick-me-up shot of espresso, a beach day lunch, or a hearty weekend brunch, Faena Bazaar’s Crema Gourmet has got you covered.

The Living Room live entertainment
Lifestyle, Live, Miami

Club Beats and Dance Loops

The new year brings new music, new faces and new experiences to the Living Room.

Edouard Duval-Carrié
Arts, Miami

Eduard Duval- Carrie

The Miami Art Week collaboration between Faena Hotel and Miami-based contemporary artist Edouard Duval-Carrié was so well received it will remain on display in Faena Library for guests to enjoy through the spring season.

woman sitting cross-legged on floor with hands in air has line of crystals sitting on floor in front of them
Lifestyle, Miami, Wellness

Find Your Ōm

The start of a new year offers each of us time to refresh, reflect and realign with our purpose.

Los Fuegos Vegetable Asado
Dine, Miami

Earth to Table

Faena Hotel’s signature restaurants prepare locally sourced, quality ingredients using globally inspired culinary styles.

Tryst Cabaret Fire Dancers
Arts, Live, Miami

Faena Follies

Faena Theater spotlights a cast of powerhouse female performers who are redefining the art of burlesque for the modern era.

Jazz Series at Faena
Live, Miami

The Spirit of Jazz

Faena’s celebrated Jazz Series is back for its fourth annual season, which promises to be its greatest yet. Artist and record producer, Rachel Faro, has curated a lineup of Grammy-nominated musicians for six monthly shows at the intimate Faena Theater.

Polina at Faena Miami Beach

Polina Left her Heart in Faena

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Polina, just released her latest single “Faena,” an uber-catchy ditty penned by the Russian-born LA-based artist during a recent holiday at Faena Miami Beach.

Faena by Tony Kelly
Arts, Miami

Red Room by Tony Kelly at Faena Art Project Room

Last year, Faena invited photographer Tony Kelly to create a new series of works based on the life and style of Faena Miami Beach. The result is a stunning artistic magazine featuring over 40 works by Kelly.

Beatriz Chachamovits iPhone Project Room Faena Art
Arts, Miami

Coral as a Canvas

Faena Art has selected local environmental artist and educator Beatriz Chachamovits as the first artist to create a site-specific exhibition for the Project Room’s 2022 season. The interactive installation addressing climate change, coral bleaching and plastic pollution will be on public view from April through June.

Faena Rose
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

Faena Rose

Documentary filmmaker and lifelong Miamian Billy Corben—with his cutting humor and unparalleled energy—engaged members in a night of storytelling about his six-part docuseries,

Crema Gourmet Espresso
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami

Crème de la Crème

Faena Bazaar has added Crema Gourmet Espresso Bar to its mix of upscale offerings including Curio’s coveted selection of lifestyle fashion brands, one-of-a-kind home décor and beauty salon services.

Faena Bazaar
Miami, Retail

Your Curated Destination

The holidays are upon us and Curio at Faena Bazaar is a one-stop shop for exclusive apparel and accessories, eyebrow and lash services, holiday gifts and fashion-forward Miami Art Week events.

Tierra Santa Fire and Ice
Lifestyle, Miami, Wellness

Fire & Ice, A Journey Through Our Healing Oasis

The holiday season is a time for reflection and reconnection. Tierra Santa Healing House offers a wealth of treatments that combine cutting- edge technology and ancient energetic practices to look and feel your best.

Architecture of Being by Alan Faena

Architecture of Being A Collection of Intimate Reflections by Alan Faena

Every era has legendary figures who ignite the cognoscenti’s imagination by dreaming far beyond anyone before them, and in the world of urban revitalization that visionary is Alan Faena.

Faena Art Project Room
Arts, Miami

Faena Art’s Project Room Arrives to the Faena District

Faena Art is proud to announce the opening of the Project Room. This location marks the first dedicated space for the nonprofit organization in Miami, serving as a platform for experimentation and development of innovative ideas.

Faena Forum
Arts, Miami

Miami Art Week Happenings 2021

During Miami Art Week in December, the nonprofit is collaborating with international artists to host an immersive site-specific art installation on Faena Beach and will inaugurate its first dedicated physical space in Miami.

Tryst Cabaret Acrobatic Couple
Lifestyle, Miami

One to Watch - Faena Theater's Riveting New Revue

“We didn’t come out of quarantine to sit in a quiet boardroom,” snaps Cunning to the still buttoned-up circle of theatergoers surrounding them— slowly reeling them into the palm of their hand where...

Gitano Miami at Casa Faena
Dine, Miami

Gypsy Glam for the Winter Flock

A fan-favorite on the jetset circuit, GITANO Miami Beach welcomes friends flying in to cavort in warmer winter climes. Known for its stylish gathering spots in Tulum and New York City, Grupo GITANO effortlessly marries a gypsy-chic aesthetic with elevated

Lifestyle, Live, Miami

Dancing After Dark

The nightlife lounge tends to fly under-the-radar thanks to its penchant for exclusivity.

Los Fuegos by Francis Mallmann Octopus
Dine, Miami

Holiday Feasts to Remember

“The holidays are all about family, celebrating and sharing joy,” said Kaiwen Chen, Pao’s executive chef. “Here at Pao, we are a family-style restaurant with modern Asian cuisine that adds a unique touch to spending quality time with loved ones.”

Faena Theater Tryst Cabaret
Arts, Live, Miami

TRYST - Our Next Affair

The mistress of the modern Moulin Rouge has solidified herself as the top-billing burlesque queen holding court around the world, from the glittering Parisian Burlesques to the decadent Weimar German Cabarets.

The Living Room live entertainment
Lifestyle, Live, Miami

Swing Into Summer In The Living Room

“It’s all about curation,” says Richard Filippi, Faena’s VIP nightlife director. Music is paramount. Faena’s live entertainment manager Alejandro Lista is always on the hunt for acts that are unique...

Ocean Day at Faena Beach
Arts, Miami

A Celebration of World Ocean Day at Faena Beach

The weekend-long event kicked off on June 12 on Faena Beach and continued June 13 in the evening. Faena Art partnered with like-minded nonprofit organizations Blue Scholars Initiative and ARTSail...

Faena Bazaar
Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Faena Bazaar Summer Shopping

Curio at Faena Bazaar has transitioned from pop-up to permanent. The multisensory, multistory retail space has reopened with a range of emerging new brands, exclusive experiences, and singular pop-ups...

Faena Beach
Lifestyle, Miami

When Life's a Beach

Make the most of summer lounging under Faena’s photogenic red-and-white striped parasols and plush cabanas set on 100,000 square feet of powder-sand paradise exclusive to hotel guests. Soak up the...


Support Surfside

Join us in supporting those impacted by the devastating building collapse in Surfside, Florida. Our collective thoughts and hearts are with the families and individuals affected by the tragedy at...

Red and white alfa romeo cars parked in front of Faena hotel
Lifestyle, Miami

Passion on Wheels

It's time to cruise in the fast lane. Much like Faena, Alfa Romeo strives for perfect harmony between beauty and purpose, passion and technology, emotion, and engineering, in order to create true...

close up of seating area in spa lobby
Miami, Wellness

Time to Unwind during Miami Spa Month

During July and August guests can tend tattered nerves at Tierra Santa Healing House with a thoughtful selection of specially priced body therapies and salon services, as well as fitness, yoga, and...

exterior front-side of Gitano MIami with lit-up pink neon sign
Dine, Miami

Jungle Fun

- Published 2023. A tropical oasis of lush greenery and bohemian brio, Gitano brings an air of Tulum to South Beach with delicious food, Latinleaning libations and spirited diversion. As the sun...

Lavazza 01
Miami, Retail

Art & Coffee

ARTICLE ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN FAENA JOURNAL ISSUE #46 • DECEMBER 2021 With a shared passion for excellence and a spirit of inventiveness, the fourthgeneration Italian coffee company Lavazza and the...

los fuegos meat and pineapples roasting
Dine, Miami

All Fired Up At Los Fuegos

Mallmann protégé Argentine chef Sebastián Benítez has crafted a summer menu that focuses on simple, fresh ingredients. Chef suggestions range from crispy artichokes sprinkled with sesame and sourdough...

Saxony Bar
Dine, Lifestyle, Miami

Miami's Most Exclusive Nightspot

In the amber glow of tapered candles, a polished coterie of guests nestles around tables spread with truffle and champagne risotto, seared prime steak and yellowfin oshizushi. “The dishes are...

Alan Faena holding book Architecture of Being
Arts, Buenos Aires, Lifestyle, Miami

FORBES: The World's Most Visionary Hotelier Is Ready To Reinvent Luxury Travel

Late last January, while the world weathered the enduring grip of the coronavirus pandemic, an exciting announcement emerged from the hotel industry, a sector especially decimated by the impact of...

big bang
Miami, Retail

Big Bang at Tierra Santa Healing House

Alan Faena has partnered with Argentine couture designer Paula Selby Avellaneda to bring a supernova of style to Faena’s Tierra Santa spa boutique in the form of Big Bang, a retail shop featuring one...

four Tryst Caberet dancers bathed in red spotlights
Live, Miami

Tryst Cabaret

Faena Theater Presents A New Journey Into Suggestive Tales of Love and Seduction Faena Live is pleased to announce Tryst – A Lovers’ Rendezvous, an original new production presented by Alan Faena in...


Faena Achieves Forbes Travel Guide Sharecare Verification

FAENA HOTEL MIAMI BEACH is proud to announce that it is has become Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide. The comprehensive facility verification helps ensure that guests and...

mammoth skeleton in large glass case

Faena Hotel Miami Beach Awarded Forbes Five Star Honor

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas, today announced its 2021 Star Awards. FAENA HOTEL MIAMI BEACH earned a new Forbes Travel Guide Five...

Alexandre Arrechea Cuban Artist
Arts, Miami

A Conversation with Alexandre Arrechea

A look inside the imagination of Cuban artist and Dreaming with Lions mastermind, Alexandre Arrechea

hotel pool with sun umbrellas and palm trees
Buenos Aires, Miami

Faena Voted #1 Best Hotel Conde Nast Traveler 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards

Voted by the people, for the people, Faena Hotel Miami Beach and Faena Hotel Buenos Aires is making a lasting impression around the world.

two men stand in front of colorful wall

Faena Art Announces Inaugural Artist in Residency Program

Jamilah Sabur, Suzi Analogue, and Paperwater will work in-residence at the Faena Forum, transforming the OMA designed building into temporary artist studios.

Cathedral entrance
Buenos Aires, Lifestyle, Miami

FAENA & ACCOR — A New Global Venture

Alan Faena and Accor announce the Launch of a Global Strategic Partnership to Expand the Faena Brand Around the World. "Faena Districts are shifting the gravitational centers of the cities where they reside, making a true difference in their communities." —Sébastien Bazin, Chairman and CEO, Accor

faena rose

A Night with Zoe Buckman

Faena Rose is our art and culture-based private members club, which brings together a dynamic community of like minded individuals.

benjamin murray
Dine, Miami

Getting to Know Chef Benjamin Murray

A look inside the genius of Pao's Chef de Cuisine, Benjamin Murray

film showing floating screen off shore of Miami Beach
Arts, Miami

Faena Festival “The Last Supper”

From December 2 through 8, 2019, Faena presented its highly anticipated second annual Faena Festival during Miami Art Week.

Woman in bathing suit on beach with umbrella
Miami, Stay

One-Click Weekend With Blade

Making your winter getaway plans have never been easier. Unwind where sunshine restores, ocean air refreshes and five-star service relaxes with the exclusive One-Click Miami Weekend from Blade. This...

Faena Theater
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover

Brace yourself for a spellbindingly sadistic story based on the critically acclaimed film by Peter Greenaway, and brought to life by reimagined pop music, riveting dance, and outstanding food and...

Faena Forum Miami

Faena Forum – Home of Winter Music Conference

Winter Music Conference, now officially part of Miami Music Week, returns to Faena Forum this March 25-28 for its 34th annual edition.

Original Buenos Aires building
Buenos Aires

The Original Faena

Since its opening in 2004, Faena Hotel Buenos Aires, designed by Philippe Starck, has redefined the experience of travel and inspired living by merging the elements of art, culture, entertainment...

Woman getting hand massage

Body-Mind Medicine for Miami Spa Months

We created a unique treatment combining different modalities so our guests could have a greater experience of our wellness philosophy —said Spa Director Agustina Caminos. “Tierra Santa Healing House...

Woman in lotus pose

Workshops for Well-Being

The Sanskrit scripture, The Bhagavad Gita, tells us that “yoga is the journey of the self, through the self, to the self.” Tierra Santa’s skillful instructors lead guests through the ancient practice...

Bohemian hotel atrium

Summer en Casa

Locals coming to stay are treated to daily complimentary breakfast for two as well as a $25 resort credit to put towards sundowners on the terrace at the hotel’s First Call happy hour or enjoy a...

st germain floral display
Arts, Miami

Maison St-Germain® at Faena During Miami Art Week

Maison St~Germain comes together with artists for installations at Gitano at Casa Faena and Tree of Life at Faena Hotel Miami Beach for Miami Art Week.

faena theater performers stand in front of stage all wearing red
Arts, Miami

A Dinner Date With Destiny

"I had a field day writing this song," shares music icon Boy George on his original theme song for The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover open now at Faena Theater.

bazaar interior
Miami, Retail

A Curated Shopping Experience at Faena Bazaar

Faena Bazaar’s new collaboration with Curio brings a curated design collection, and exclusive pop ups to our neighborhood.

exterior shot of Gitano Miami
Dine, Miami

Gitano. A Taste of Tulum at Casa Faena

While Gitano was born in the jungles of Tulum as a gathering place for the sun-kissed jetset to dine and dance, the brand has been quickly expanding in New York, and most recently Miami.

Faena Bazaar Miami
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Faena Bazaar Dresses Up in Florals for Spring

Plus a new show at Guest Gallery Dot FiftyOne. While last month’s installation at Faena Bazaar Lobby hinged around Miami Music Week with an eye-catching art installation of wall-to-wall CDs beckoning...

Red alfa romeo car in garage

Miami Style Meets Italian Horsepower

This year, Faena is partnering with the legendary Italian automaker by rechristening its OMA-designed Faena Park building as Alfa Romeo Faena Park. The state-of-the- art parking structure, which...

Woman sitting in front of abstract painting

This Month with Faena Rose

This April, Faena Rose is delighted to host America’s leading Latino dance organization, Ballet Hispánico, for an exclusive performance followed by a Q&A with Artistic Director & CEO Eduardo Vilaro...

Faena Bazaar
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami, Retail

Faena Bazaar Essentials

The Lady & The Sailor It all starts with the essentials. That’s what inspired designer Brittany Correy over a decade ago to launch The Lady & The Sailor based on her philosophy that “good basics are...

Woman performing

Faena Theater’s Late-Night Dance Party: Nocturne

Step into a fantastical world where the lines blur between artist and audience. Part cirque nouveau, part dance rave and part Magic City, the new Nocturne series at Faena Theater is serving up an all...

Faena bazaar interior of store with seating area
Miami, Retail

Faena Bazaar

Guest Galleries at Faena Bazaar Published in 2019 Guest Galleries —a new series of installations in Faena District curated by Faena Art— will launch on Friday, February 15th with DotFiftyone as the...

Aerial view of hotel pool on the edge of beach
Miami, Stay

Winter is Warm in Miami

Flaming Hearts For Valentine’s Day, whisk your significant other away to Faena Miami Beach and enjoy a curated experience designed to fan the flames of your kindred heart. Slip away from the outside...

Pink buddha statue on abstract background

Tierra Santa for Spa Lovers

The spa itself and our monthly programs are designed to uplift the spirit, heal the emotional and physical body, and help guests connect to the highest level of existence. —said Spa Director Agustina...

Faena Art Basel

“This Is Not America” Leaves a Legacy

The first-ever Faena Festival in Miami Beach invited the community to contemplate the concept of America through experimental installations and performances that explored the multiplicity of communities and cultures across the continent.

Los Fuegos restaurant

Los Fuegos & Pao

A Perfect Pairing Sommelier Dragan Culibrk dishes on what to pair with Los Fuegos’ winter menu. “A gourmet meal without a glass of wine just seems tragic to me somehow,” professed American country...

Wedding tablescape
Dine, Miami

Plated Memories

Celebrate Faena’s South American roots at Los Fuegos with Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner menus resplendent with grilled delights. Dashes of Faena’s signature red accent the restaurant’s crescent...

francis mallmann standing in front of open fire cooking
Dine, Miami

Faena Celebrates SOBE WFF 2019

The nation’s top celebrity chefs are sharpening their knives and heading to Miami’s 18th annual South Beach Wine & Food Festival ®. Over 90 culinary events will be sating foodies across the city from February 20 through February 24, 2019.

crowd stands along fence while cheering and waving with red confetti in the air
Arts, Miami

Faena District Opening Celebration

Building upon parades, carnivals, and other public ceremonials from across the Americas and the Caribbean, Tide by Side inaugurated the Faena District Miami Beach with new commissions and American premieres of works by an international cast of artists and performers.

long lobby hallway with six golden columns

Faena Hotel Miami Beach Named Number One Hotel in America

Faena Hotel Miami Beach Voted Number One Property in America and one of the top hotels in the world by Condé Nast Traveler’s 2017 Readers Choice Awards.

Faena Forum Miami
Miami, Stay

Faena Receives Five AHEAD Americas Awards

Faena is proud to receive five prestigious AHEAD Americas Awards for excellence in hospitality design and experience for its Faena Miami Beach development.

Arts, Miami

Faena Rose

Faena Rose is our art and culture-based private members club, which brings together a dynamic community of like-minded individuals through a robust, year-round calendar of the most engaging and transformative cultural experiences.

red and yellow light bathes an indoor theater seating area with green lit walking paths through the seats
Arts, Miami

Faena Theater: Revenge Is a Dish Best Served Cold

Faena Theater draws the curtain on its newest show. Do you have the stomach for revenge? Find out on October 18 during the highly-anticipated launch of Faena Theater’s delicious dinner and theater production, The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover.

a flock of lit-up drones pepper the night sky
Arts, Miami

Franchise Freedom & Shylight by Studio Drift

Dutch duo Studio Drift, in partnership with BMW and Pace Gallery, premiered Franchise Freedom, a performative artwork on the beach of Faena District during Miami Art Week 2017.

samsara cabaret performers create geometric pattern with their legs and arms
Arts, Miami

Get In On The Action at Faena Theater

When the sun goes down and the curtains come up at Faena Theater, guests are immersed in a fantastical world where the lines between performer and audience are blurred, and anything can happen.

red neon light reads "Gitano" on bulkhead between two palm tree trunks
Dine, Miami

Gitano Arrives at Casa Faena

Opening in December, Casa Faena will be the new home to Grupo Gitano’s first Miami outpost. The new Gitano at Casa Faena will dish up a taste of Tulum and the Yucatán featuring signature tropical vibes, gipsy-disco sounds, refreshing cocktails and Mexican flavors.

samsara performer in geometric dress holds arms out to their sides
Lifestyle, Miami

Hearts on Fire at Faena Theater

Spend a memorable night with your heart’s desire at a tantalizing showing of Samsara.

group of people dance in front of DJ booth
Arts, Miami

Immersive Musical Experiences by Faena Art During Miami Music Week

This year’s Miami Music Week was one for the books with a new iteration of the Winter Music Conference debuting at Faena Forum and a variety of incendiary performative installations presented by Faena Art.

woman sits on floor with legs crossed and hands in prayer pose with palm trees in background

Living Artfully at Tierra Santa Spa During Miami Art Week

As the Faena Festival combines art and technology, art and faith, and art and food, Tierra Santa Healing House participates in Miami Art Week through the marriage of art and wellness

madonna performs on stage wearing pink wig and black & white striped socks
Arts, Miami

Madonna Hosted Gala Benefit at Faena Forum

On December 2, the world’s reigning Queen of Pop delivered an evening of unmatched art and entertainment in the name of charity, securing $7.5 million to benefit Raising Malawi.

Tierra Santa Healing House Living Room
Arts, Miami

Miami Art Week at Tierra Santa Healing House

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Miami Art Week, guests had the opportunity to retreat to Tierra Santa Healing House to relax and rejuvenate in ultimate style.

traditional movie projector with light coming from lens

Miami Film Festival

Keeping with its mission to serve the community through the arts, Faena Miami Beach is a proud sponsor of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival (MFF), an annual ten-day festival that showcases over one hundred independent American and international films in venues across the city.

L Rain performing on Naama Tsabar's Melodies of Certain Damage
Arts, Buenos Aires

Naama Tsabar at Faena Art Center Buenos Aires

Faena Art presents “Melodies of Certain Damage (Opus 2)”, a new sonic and immersive, site-specific exhibition by Israeli artist Naama Tsabar.

Faena Bazaar
Dine, Live, Retail

A New Multisensory Shopping Experience from Curio at Faena Bazaar

Opening in December, be immersed in a multisensory and multistory journey of discovery weaving together of-the-moment designers and must-see art installations thanks to Faena Bazaar’s new collaboration with Curio.

birds eye view of white sphere stage surrounded by group of people
Arts, Miami

Noche de Brujas

An evening of auditory and visual elevation by artists and musicians who moved fluidly between and across disciplines towards visuals scores and sonic experiences.

group of performers sit and stand in white walled room mid-performance
Arts, Buenos Aires

Faena Festival Makes Its Mark in Buenos Aires

The Faena Festival, which explores the different narratives and mythologies associated with America, debuted on April 8th in Buenos Aires and spread across the city in collaboration with the Semana del Arte and ArteBA, one of the largest contemporary art fairs in Latin America.

Beach sunset
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

Faena Beach Dome

While raising a glass to Miami Art Week at Hennessy on the Rocks, Faena Beach Dome’s oceanfront deck featured live DJ performances, immersive artistic projections and innovative craft cocktails. LIVE...

woman roller-skates on multicolored floor
Arts, Miami

Rockin’ and Rollin’

Faena Art added a touch of disco to Miami’s popular III Points independent music festival in February with an artist-designed roller skating rink open to the public.

Arts, Miami

Samsara Cabaret’s Stirring Soundtrack

Faena Live’s original production—Samsara Cabaret—is a transcendent story about the life, death and rebirth of Artemis, the show’s beautiful heroine, told through music, dance, cirque-arts and sensuality.

Los Fuegos Parrilladas
Dine, Miami

Savor Something New at Los Fuegos

Take your weekends to the next level with Faena’s lavish Sunday Asado Brunch.

Ángeles Veloces Arcanos Fugaces Second Sundays at Faena Forum
Arts, Buenos Aires, Miami

Ángeles Veloces Arcanos Fugaces

As part of the mission to maintain the culture at the heart of Faena District, Faena Forum hosted Second Sundays on June 11th to celebrate the communities of Miami Beach with ángeles veloces arcanos fugaces, a participatory art installation by assume vivid astro focus that reimagines a roller dancing rink.

A Siren Call from Faena Art Center

Choreographies of Salt was an interactive artwork that revolved around a simulated archaeological discovery of a siren’s skeletal remains found along the banks of Río de la Plata outside the Faena Art...

wooden bowl with wood smoking and small bottle

Spring Blooms with Good Vibrations at Tierra Santa

Spring is a time for clearing space for new beginnings. This March, Tierra Santa Healing House plays host a wide array of workshops and classes from color courses and feng shui to yoga and Pranic Healing.

orange, red, and yellow flowers

Spring is Here! A Perfect Season For Eating Flowers

The culinary use of flowers dates back to China, Greece, and Rome thousands of years ago, but it has always been present in traditions around the world.

woman dressed in black performs on ground
Arts, Buenos Aires

Subversive and Immersive Art With Naama Tsabar

The larger-than-life presence of Israeli-born and New York-based performance artist Naama Tsabar graced the Faena Art Center Buenos Aires last month.

beachside sunset

A Tale of Two Tierras Santas

In his early 20s, Argentina native Alan Faena discovered a plot of vacant beachfront scrubland near the summer stomping grounds of his childhood—Punta del Este, Uruguay. The remote stretch of land...

long lobby hallway with six golden columns
Arts, Miami

Tatler Awards

Alan Faena, his numerous collaborators, and innumerable community supporters, are delighted to be acknowledged as an integral and essential part of Miami’s arts district.

person stands in carnival

The Brass Ring

Raúl de Nieves made a name for himself treating modest materials with meticulous attention and “turning the mundane into the fantastical”.

sinking taj mahal art installation on miami beach

The Sinking of the Taj Mahal

For months, artist Peter Tunney carefully collected giant pieces of the infamous Taj Mahal casino from Atlantic City to convert these ruins into The Sinking of the Taj Mahal, a site specific installation at Faena Playa.

la cava

Wine Country

At Faena, wine-making is a celebrated art form that guests can fully appreciate by sampling our exclusive range of private label Malbec wines produced in Mendoza, Argentina.

balcony hotel suite overlooking the ocean
Miami, Stay

Make Faena A Holiday Tradition

Leave behind the daily grind and whisk yourself away to the sun-kissed shores of Faena Miami Beach. While you wiggle your toes in the powdery sand and shade yourself under our signature red-and-white...

expansive white room with industrial ceiling and floor to ceiling windows
Arts, Buenos Aires

Faena Prize for the Arts. Open Call 2018

A biennial international juried prize, the Faena Prize for the Arts recognizes artistic experimentation, encourages post-disciplinary and temporal exploration, and promotes inquiry of the infinite links among art, technology and design.

internal shot of bar and food prep area of El Internacional
Arts, Buenos Aires

Miralda. The Artist as Economic Prophet

Throughout his artistic career, Antoni Miralda (Spain, 1942) has harnessed the power of food through rituals, ceremonials, and processionals for over five decades.

Painting of woman and flowers
Miami, Stay

Miami Swim Week at Faena District

Miami Swim Week at Faena District From July 11-18, Faena Bazaar will morph into Coterie: Pop-Up in partnership with Maris Collective during Miami Swim Week. The immersive retail experience will...

group of chefs and audience members chat amongst themselves
Dine, Miami

Faena Rose Welcomes Chef Nina Compton

Faena Rose, our art- and culture-based private members club, will welcome internationally-acclaimed chef Nina Compton as part of its guest chef dinner series, curated by Rose Founding Member and SOBEWFF Founder, Lee Brian Schrager.

close up of seating area in spa lobby
Miami, Wellness

The Holistic Heart of Faena

Regarded as the spiritual heart of Faena Miami Beach, Tierra Santa Healing House is a holistic sanctuary dedicated to the art of living well.

Arc Lance Gerber
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

120 Degree Arc East-Southeast

Unifying a large swath of Faena’s beachfront is artist Phillip K. Smith III’s 120 Degree Arc East-Southeast, a new iteration of the work he created earlier this year at Desert X in the Coachella...

Dimly lit lounge area with couches
Dine, Miami

Free Your Spirit

Exclusive editions include Patron en Lalique tequila, of which only 500 bottles have ever been produced, Avion Extra Anejo Reserve, a tequila aged over 44 months and served in crystal cups, and Casa...

Museum of Ice Cream
Arts, Miami

A Whimsical World of Flavor

A site-specific experience designed to bring people together through art, imagination and innovation, this famously Instagrammable museum invited guests to lose themselves in a candy-coated world of...

Faena Art Festival
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

ángeles veloces arcanos fugaces & DeXtinction

Faena Forum was taken over by two monumental site-specific installations that together convert the entire building into an immersive, multi-sensory experience. Guests of all ages were invited to...

Coral Morphologic
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

Ediacaran Mind

The 3D-mapped projections that composed Ediacaran Mind were invitations for the community to experience contemporary art in the public sphere as an urban architectural intervention. Working mostly...

Cricket Farm
Arts, Lifestyle, Live, Miami

Cricket Shelter

Cricket Shelter is an urban farming system and temporary shelter that minimizes the ecological footprint of protein-rich food production. It is a well-established fact that industrialized animal...

Bride in wedding dress looking out over ocean

A Day Built on Dreams

We believe such a grand romance should be reflected in a way that’s as beautiful as your love story. At Faena, your wedding is more than just an event. It’s a dreamscape. And we are the masters of...

Faena Theatre
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

El Secreto. One of Miami’s Best Kept Secrets.

The Art Deco gem is wrapped in slick black marble, gold trim and floor-to-ceiling mirrors carved by the hands of Argentine artist Amaya Bouquet—a veritable Secret Garden to cradle visitors in a...

Woman meditating on beach
Miami, Wellness

Shamanic Family Constellations

Every month, Eric Lopez will guide guests through the Bert Hellinger-developed Family Constellations methodology, facilitating a powerful healing ritual where each participant inches closer to...

Faena Forum Reopening Performance

Faena Forum Opening

Just in time for Art Basel, Alan Faena officially unveiled the newly completed, 43,000-square-foot Faena Forum.

Faena Team
Miami, Stay

The Stars Are Aligned with Forbes and Faena

Readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine have also named Faena Hotel Miami Beach as the number one hotel in Magic City for a second consecutive year, as well as a top 10 hotel in the United States, while editors at Travel + Leisure have once again placed the hotel on its highly regarded World’s Best Awards list.

Hammam Tierra Santa
Miami, Wellness

Tierra Santa Spa Day

Chakra, which literally translates to “wheel” or “disk” in Sanskrit, is a term that refers to the wheels of energy and corresponding nerve hubs located throughout the body. There are seven main...

Woman doing yoga on the beach with a view of the ocean
Miami, Wellness

Choosing Peace by Kino MacGregor

Peace is always a choice. No matter where you are in life, nor what’s happening around you, you always have the power to choose your response to any given situation. It can be difficult to find the...

Fancy bar lined with stools
Dine, Miami

Art of Crudo with Paul Qui

While the means of creating a perfect crudo may have changed, the principle remains the same: it’s an artful dance between preparer and materials, relying on the delicate balance of flavors to...

Seaside inspired flat lay
Miami, Wellness

Miami Spa Month at Tierra Santa Healing House

Starting on July 1st, 2017, wellness seekers can enjoy a wealth of beauty and health experiences at a special prices Sunday through Friday at our world-renowned Tierra Santa spa, described as an...

Yoli Mayor
Live, Miami

Introducing Our Girl, Yoli Mayor

The Miami native, who first discovered her love of singing at the tender age of two, has cultivated her craft in the intervening 19 years, leading her to the opulent Living Room stage at Faena Miami...

woman wearing black workout gear stretches leg in side plank in front of mammoth skeleton installation
Miami, Wellness

Move of the Month by Miami Life Center

Peaceful living pivots around the axis of kindness, compassion and non-harming on every level, from what we eat to how we show up our relationships. Inner peace happens when we live in harmony with...

Miami, Stay

Summer Staycation

Offering an exclusive discount on our best available rate, Faena Hotel Miami Beach invites you to wake up to a complimentary American breakfast every morning on our alfresco poolside Veranda before...

couch in hotel penthouse with grand piano behind
Miami, Stay

The Penthouse Residences at Faena Miami Beach

Sleek and grand, these one- to three-bedroom residences boast open-plan living spaces surrounded by panoramas of both sea and sky. Each residence is the realized dream of founder Alan Faena and master...

Faena Team
Lifestyle, Miami, Stay

Another Forbes Five Star

Faena Hotel Miami Beach is humbled and proud to announce that it has maintained its elite status as a Forbes Five Star property. The accolade is a testament to the hotel’s thoughtful service that...

Faena Art Week
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

Biennale of Moving Images

A collaboration with The Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, the Biennale of Moving Images attracted thousands of people during its opening night at Faena Bazaar where guests got a first glimpse of 28...

Guest Galleries Faena
Arts, Lifestyle, Miami

Art Pops Up at Faena Bazaar

Alan Faena believes in the transformative power of the arts and continually seeks to provide a platform to interdisciplinary artists from around the world to showcase their work. In keeping with this...

Lit up dome on beach with people socializing

Time Capsule at Faena Beach

Chosen for his exceptional artistic vision, Juan Gatti designed the dome in an effort to take art off the wall and onto a setting that enveloped the audience and captivated their imaginations...

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Wellness and Movement

The Tierra Santa fitness facility blends sophisticated training and smart technology in the purest and simplest of settings. Each day our team of experts will be waiting to offer a new beginning, challenge, or opportunity to change your life, improve your health, or enhance your body.

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Advanced Beauty Program

Tierra Santa Healing House combines ancient healing techniques with cutting clinical technology. For use in the spa’s signature facial treatments, we have handpicked the French skincare line...