Monday, October 22, 2012

GWA: Girls Weekend Away

What a weekend!  Four of us headed down to South Beach, Florida for a long weekend of fun and sun.  We started early at the airport and toasted with margaritas!

Once we landed and got to our super cute hotel, we headed out on an adventure for dinner.  After midnight, we decided we didn't care where we ate, as long as we could sit down and have a cocktail and a bite to eat.  We ended up at an outdoor sushi place, which was perfect.  After a couple cocktails, we were exhausted from our traveling and retired to our beds.

The next morning we got up and headed out to our hotels adorable little outdoor patio for brunch.

Started out with some bellinis and mimosas to get the party started.  Unfortunately, after our super yummy brunch, it started to rain.  We opted for what any girls would do in this situation and headed out to shop and enjoy a couple more drinks.  

Then, we came back to our hotel and moved to our next hotel for the weekend…The Shore Club…AMAZING!!!

Since it was still dreary out, we headed to lunch. 

And toasted with some butt kicking berry mojitos!  

The sun peaked through and we made our way to the beach.

For more cocktails…
We had a great time hopping around from the beach, pool and hot tub enjoying the day.  

After our fingers were pruney enough we decided to head in and get ready for the night.  And popped some bubbly while getting ready with some tunes!

The view from our room while getting ready.  Clouds parting way! :)

First stop…The Delano.  How come every time I've been here I can never get a good picture!? Its such a cute place with all white decor.  We had a great time here for a quick cocktail and a mini photo session that I will refrain from posting on here.  This, after all, is the PG version of our trip!

We headed to dinner at Red.  What a fun little place.  Food was amazing and we had some delicious wine (the waiter told us it was a $70 bottle, when in fact it was over $100, but still gave it to us for the price we were told…bonus!)  After dinner, we sat at the bar for another glass of bubbly.  

Then headed out to the clubs!

Told you, PG version.

Things got fun!  We had a great time, and retired around 3am…pretty late for this group, and I was impressed with myself for staying out that late after a long day!

The next morning, we headed out to brunch by the pool.  

And dragged ourselves to the beach…guzzling water for a good couple hours.

It was an absolutely gorgeous day.

After beaching it for a little while, we headed back to the pool, as we could finally tolerate the loud music again.  

After a nice lunch, we all felt we had gotten enough sun.

And headed to the shade to do some reading/napping.  Here is where our idea for book club was inspired.  We are now all reading Gone Girl.  Anyone read it yet?

After revamping ourselves, we headed out for a casual night of dinner and shopping.  I will share my latest purchases later this week…obsessed!  Here, may be the largest hat we had ever seen at Free People.  Who's head would this ever fit?!  

After many glasses of wine during our shopping and dinner, we had to use the ladies room.  Look at this sign outside…I couldn't help but laugh and wanted to share with you all!

We then headed to an amazing place called Juvia.  It is by far one of my favorite places now.  Its a huge outdoor rooftop bar overlooking the miami skyline.  Look how cool the bar top was.

Our view of the city.  My pics do this place absolutely no justice.

We then, headed to the convenient store to pick up some bottles of water for the morning for our flight home (we were done paying $70 for 5 bottles of water at the hotel).  Look what was in the store.  Good end to a long, fun, crazy girls weekend.  Can't wait to do it again.  But for now, this girl needs some sleep and detoxing!

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!



  1. What a fun vacay! Wish I had known about that rooftop place when we were there in May!

  2. What a fun vacation! Those cocktails are all super yummy, the margaritas were the perfect start too!!

  3. Looks like such a fun vacation! xx