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 Colonial architecture dating back to the 1930s.
The bohemian sibling to Faena Hotel Miami Beach’s polished panache, Casa Faena is a favorite haunt among artists, writers, and photographers who gather together on the courtyard’s sunken couches surrounded by arched bookshelves and stained-glass windows. Upstairs, airy rooms are furnished with ornately carved beds, hand-stitched throw blankets, and antique carpets. Book yourself an oceanfront room on the top floor to soak in fresh sea breezes coming off the Atlantic.
Staying at Casa Faena gives guests direct access to the hotel’s buzzy Gitano restaurant and lively ocean-view rooftop bar. The ground-floor restaurant, a lush oasis of tropical greenery dishing up authentic Mexican cuisine with aside of Tulum allure, is perfect for a light lunch or a fashionable dinner amid honed-and-toned clientele. Cocktails are a specialty. Sip mezcal elixirs like Gitano’s signature Jungle Fever on the wrap-around palm-filled veranda or head to the rooftop for live DJ sets while kicking back in one of the black-and-white striped Bedouin tents.