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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. 
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.

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 sinGrammy Award-winning singer/songwriter, Polina, just releger/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

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 starts to wane, a 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.

Red car driving quickly around a turn

Fast and Formidable: Alfa Romeo’s NRING Quadrifoglio

Much like Faena, Alfa Romeo strives for perfect harmony between beauty and purpose, passion and technology, emotion and engineering, to create true works of art.

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...

Red alfa romeo car in garage

Alfa Romeo Faena Park

Situated between the newly-opened Faena Bazaar and historic Casa Faena hotel, Alfa Romeo Faena Park is a state-of-the-art parking structure in the Faena District designed by OMA, a leading...

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.

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

Take a Joyride with Alfa Romeo

Faena Hotel Miami Beach guests can explore an art deco wonderland from a newly-minted Alfa Romeo Stelvio or Alfa Romeo Giulia, the property’s new fleet of complimentary house cars. Sit back and relax...

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 car

Redefining Luxurious Performance with Alfa Romeo

Published February 1, 2019 Faena Group has partnered with legendary Italian automaker Alfa Romeo. For guests of Faena Miami Beach, this partnership offers a chance to ride in Alfa Romeo’s most...

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...

Woman meditating on beach

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.

green leaf and face lotion on a stick

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...