Ultra Music Festival 2015


Ultra Music Festival 2015

From Friday, March 27, to Sunday, March 29, 2015, thousands of electronic music fans will gather in downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park for an outdoor musical odyssey. Ultra Music Festival (UMF) 2015 offers an awesome three-day concert featuring amazing live performances by international, superstar DJs.

Situated in the heart obb4d94365e66e42b51905134c4197c64f South Beach, Ultra Music Festival 2015 is plugged into the vibrant pulse and dynamic, fun-loving spirit of the city. Whether you want to dance, play, or party, this fun, annual event attracts avid music enthusiasts from all over the globe.

The inaugural Ultra Music Festival drew a crowd of 10,000 strong to Miami Beach in 1999. This amazing visual and sonic experience quickly evolved into one of the world’s most popular electronic music festivals. Fast-forward to 2015, and UMF is gearing up to stage the ultimate urban, outdoor music festival for an estimated audience of 400,000 during internationally renowned Miami Music Week. This year, UMF will also travel to South Africa, Buenos Aries, South Korea, Croatia, Japan, Ibiza, Chile, and Brazil.

8 things you need to know about Ultra Music Festival 2015 in Miami:

1. Hotels: Overnight accommodations are available at premiere hotels including the Beacon South Beach Hotel.

2. What: Ultra Music Festival is an awesome, open-air music festival held annually in Miami Beach over three days.

3. When: Friday through Sunday, 2015 hours of operation are:

• March 27, 4:00 pm – midnightultra-music-fest-age-limits

• March 28, 12 noon – midnight

• March 29, 12 noon – midnight

4. Where: Bayfront Park is located at: 301 North Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, Florida 33132.

5. Tickets: Single-day admission is not available. Ticket packages, ranging in price, as well as exclusive perks and services, are already on sale:

• General Admission (Tier 1-3)

• Loyalty Plan (pay for tickets in three installments)

• VIP (21+, express entry, private bars and lounge areas)

6. Minimum Age: This is an 18+ event. Attendees must be 21+ to purchase VIP tickets and alcoholic beverages (identification required).

7. On-site Services: Security personnel, information booths, ATMs, first aid, washroom facilities, free water stations, food and beverage vendors. Please note: no outside food or beverages are permitted.

8. Who: Electronic music from every genre will be showcased on several beachfront stages by an all-star lineup that includes: Armin van Buuren, Avicii, Carl Cox, Clean Bandit, Gorgon City, Hardwell, Krewella, Skrillex, Steve Akoi, Tiesto, and many more.
Miami’s Ultra Music Festival 2015 uniquely combines sun, sand, and surf with world-class entertainment that captures the voice and rhythm of a generation. Don’s miss a beat; for the experience of a lifetime, get your tickets today.


Beacon Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

In 2014, the American Cancer Foundation estimates that there will be 40,000 deaths from breast cancer, the second most common cause of death in women. The Beacon is joining with the Susan G. Komen foundation to change these statistics, and we need your help.

Why the Beacon Goes Pink

Each year Beacon goes pink for breast cancer awareness and donates to the Susan G. Komen foundation. We do this because we care and want to make a difference in Miami and around the world.

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Beacon Staff Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

What We’re Doing and How You Can Help

We are giving away breast cancer awareness items such as pink hats, pens, pins and bags to raise awareness for the cause. We also offer our visitors a Pink Package. The Pink Package includes 15 percent off your stay, beautiful accommodations, and complimentary high speed wi-fi, hot breakfast, and beach chairs and towels. We offer a 48 hour cancellation policy. Simply include the promotional code “PINK” while booking your reservation, or follow the direct Pink Package link on our website.

If you book a Pink Package now through October 30, 2014, five percent of the proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Komen foundation.

You can help with the fight against breast cancer by donating directly, too. To donate you can either download the Susan G. Komen app for Android or iPhone, or donate directly by visiting their website.

What Happens to Donations

Susan G. Komen’s goal is to fight breast cancer and save lives. In the past five years, the foundation has raised money for community-based health programs, breast cancer research and education and advocacy programs. 80 cents of every dollar spent by Susan G. Komen goes directly towards these programs. Susan G. Komen also offers support to those with breast cancer through help lines, message boards, interactive tools and more.

With your help, the Beacon and the Susan G. Komen Foundation can get the worldone step closer to a cure. Join us today.10603588_10152484290256229_4493415990230666226_n

Beacon South Beach Features the Height of Ocean-Front Romantic Getaways

No matter if you are looking to whisk your love across the country to a fabulous retreat or if you are a Miami native looking for a romantic staycation, Beacon South Beach is an ideal hotel choice. We now feature luxurious 480-square-foot, one-bedroom suites that are ideal for romantic beach weekend getaways. The suites have been newly renovated for the 2014 guest with modern amenities and a decadent feel.


Beacon Hotel’s lavishly renovated suits

Each suite features a lavishly soft king-size bed laden with high-quality linens and pillows. There is a separate sitting area in the living room complete with marble floors and modern decor. Visitors can swaddle themselves in complementary bathrobes and take in the breathtaking views of Ocean Drive and the Atlantic Ocean from their rooms.

The walk to your suite is just as beautiful. Our hotel features the best of 1930s art deco design. The bold, visual design blends beautifully with modern touches that make the Beacon South Beach on e of a kind.

When you stay in our suites, you are in the heart of Miami. You will find the best Miami has to offer in sexy date nights right near the hotel and along Ocean Drive. The best restaurants and night clubs surround the Beacon South Beach, such as LIV, FIFTY Viceroy and Nikki Beach. Though, the suites are so nice you may just want to stay in and order room service.


Perfect Romantic Escape

If you’re planning a romantic weekend getaway you can book our romance package. We can handle the planning while you relax and enjoy your partner.

There’s no need to travel far to experience beachside opulence. If you are a Florida resident looking for an extraordinary weekend staycation, we offer a 10 percent discount. Those who want to enjoy more than just a weekend can save, too. We offer a 25 percent discount for bookings that last three, four or five nights. Going to Art Basal? Save 35% with advance booking for your suite in December.

Beacon South Beach is the ideal couple’s getaway. Escape to SoBe and rekindle your fire or start a new blaze. Our suites are ready for you.

Instagram Contest at Beacon Hotel


Instagram Contest at Beacon HotelShow us your best summer shot!!                             


4 (four) winners of $100 credit coupons valid to use on your next stay


To enter the Contest during the Entry Period, a participant must:


1 – Follow @beaconmiami on Instagram

2- Upload and tag your best summer picture using hashtag #beaconsobe

3- Winners will be chosen randomly on four different days. 06/09, 06/16, 06/23, 06/30. Four (4) winners total.                  



  • Competition is open for submitting from June 2nd, 2014 to June 29th, 2014
  • Coupons will be valid only for beacon south beach website reservations.
  • There is a limit of six (6) entries per person. If you attempt to obtain additional entries by using multiple Instagram accounts, you will be excluded from entering
  • Suggested motives: active vacation, family vacation, or your next stay at the Beacon South Beach Hotel…
  • Competition is public and the participants are asked to write their full name. Email address will be used to send communications regarding the competition and future offers.
  • Every author may compete with one photograph.
  • Participants are required to write the title, as well as a short comment on the photo.
  • Beacon South Beach Hotel holds the right to use them in further advertising and work without subsequent approval of the author.
  • Authors guarantee their photograph is original, free from any burdens of any third party, and for the rights not to be fully or partially conveyed to a third party.
  • Beacon South Beach Hotel shall not be liable in case the photos sent as the authorial photographs for the competition are misused by the contestants.
  • Employees of Beacon South Beach Hotel as well as their family members have no right to enter the competition.
  • The awards may not be replaced with money.
  • Prize valid to travel from July 1st 2014 to November 30th 2014


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Take Your Child To Work Day at the Beacon Hotel

Beacon South Beach Hotel is a proud participant of Take Your Child To Work Day. Every year in May we bring children to work for an exciting day that they remember and wait for all year long. Many of the kids have been coming to the Beacon from a very early age, so it is always fun for them to get together and see familiar faces of friends they made along the way.

What do we do for Take Your Child To Work Day? We are often asked this question by other companies. Every year is  little different, but here are some fun activities that kids enjoy:

  • Tour of the hotel
  • Arts and crafts
  • Helping out at the front desk or in the offices
  • Running around
  • Minecraft time (yes, it’s all time favorite)
  • Pizza Party (with cake and baloons)
  • Gift bag giveaways

Sounds like fun? It definitely is, and we have pictures to prove it! :)



Miami Film Month – June 2014

bigstock-Free-Happy-Woman-Enjoying-Natu-48322043Miami is internationally renowned for its spectacular art cinemas, film festivals and success as a film destination. See participating art cinemas for details.

Greater Miami and the Beaches has many unique film venues and events such asSoundScape at New World Center. Designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Frank Gehry, New World Center features a 7,000 square foot projection wall on which concerts, video art and films will be shown free-of-charge to audiences in SoundScape, a 2.5 acre public park, designed by Dutch architectural firm West 8.

For comprehensive information including art cinemas, events and calendar clubs visit: www.miamifilmmonth.com

Beacon South Beach Hotel offers June Getaway – a special offer of 25% off if you book your stay directly on our website http://www.beaconsouthbeach.com/miami-beach-summer-specials.htm

Offer is based on availability and is non-combinable with other specials and packages.

Miami International Boat Show

The Beacon South Beach Hotel is Offering Great Value for upcoming events in February such as the Miami International Boat Show and Art Wynwood.

bigstock-Yacht-Sailing-against-sunset-41827807The Beacon Hotel is thrilled to be located in the heart of Ocean Drive and just steps away from Miami Beach’s premier culinary and cultural extravaganza – the Miami International Boat Show and Art Wynwood.

Art Wynwood and the Miami International Boat Show will coincide together over the dates of February 13th – 17th, 2014, which will transform Collins Avenue into a multimillion-dollar presentation of yachts and super yachts. The Yacht and Brokerage show is known to attract visitors from all over the U.S. as well as France, Brazil, China, Colombia, Russia, Argentina, Mexico, Italy and Sweden.

The combination of Art Wynwood and the Boat Show will provide Art Wynwood dealers with the opportunity to meet and service a new group of international collectors during the busiest holiday weekend in Miami.

Art Wynwood shined a spotlight on Midtown Miami and the Wynwood Arts District as a yearlong flourishing international cultural destination. The Fair will continue to distinguish the Wynwood Arts District as Miami’s epicenter where art, fashion, design and the culinary arts intersect.

With its seven miles of sand and surf, unrivaled nightlife, premier shopping and exquisite cuisine, Beacon South Beach Hotel is a premier vacation destination in South Florida. This beach front Property is located on 720 Ocean Drive; the Beacon South Beach Hotel blends timeless elegance of the Art Deco era with the modern chic decor of South Beach and offers luxury accommodations, gourmet dining, deluxe spa amenities and personalized concierge services to each of its guests.

For more information, visit: http://www.beaconsouthbeach.com/


Winter Music Conference – Ultra 2014

bigstock-Dj-Mixes-The-Track-485803011Music fans from around the world who can’t wait for March 28-30, 2014 to roll around so they can immerse themselves in Miami’s annual outdoor electronic music extravaganza — otherwise known as the Ultra Music Festival — can now save big when they book their stay at the ideally-located luxury boutique Beacon Hotel.

The special offer, which is valid for stays through March 31, 2014, includes 25% off accommodations in any of Beacon Hotel’s luxuriously-appointed guest rooms. Plus, guests will enjoy an array of extras and amenities that some other South Beach hotels charge a premium for, yet come standard at Beacon Hotel. These include:

  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • Complimentary Beach Chairs & Beach Towels
  • Complimentary High-Speed Wi-Fi
  • Personalized Concierge Service
  • Complimentary Local Calls
  • Valet Laundry Service
  • Business Center
  • Fitness Room
  • Turndown Service
  • AAdvantage Miles®

Plus, guests will love staying at the dynamic, pulsating heart of South Beach, and just steps away from the beach, the Atlantic, shopping, clubs, sights, sounds, restaurants and more.

Guests who want to take advantage of Beacon Hotel’s special 25% discount offer can check availability and book online by visiting http://www.beaconsouthbeach.com/miami-beach-food-and-wine-ultra-and-boat-show-specials.htm, or by calling (305) 674-8200. As noted above, the offer is valid for stays until March 31, 2014, and guests must enter the promo code WNTR to receive the discount.


Miami Cruise Month

Miami Cruise Month

Ready for your cruise? Now it is time for you to choose the best place to enjoy Miami. During January, take advantage of Miami Cruise Month enticing offers. If you are departing from Port Miami – the “Cruise Capital of the World” – book your stay at the Beacon South Beach Hotel located in the heart of South Beach. Here, just minutes away from the port, you will find the perfect setting to extend your trip plans. Arrive early or stay a little longer with our Pre- and Post-Cruise Package to add Miami flavor to your cruise vacation!

Miami Cruise Month Package Includes:

  • Complimentary One-way Transportation for Two to the Port of Miami
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Early Check-In (based on availability)
  • Late 1 PM Check-Out (based on availability)
  • Complimentary Beach Chairs & Beach Towels
  • Concierge Services
  • VIP Lines Access Passes to Nightclubs
  • AAdvantage Miles for Your Stay

Book Your Stay

Prime location on Ocean Drive will place you in the midst of South Beach theme, with sandy beach and turquoise waters of the Atlantic on one side and tantalizing nightlife and fine dining on the other. There is much to see in Miami!


Do you know why Miami is called the “Magic City”? You can find out with City & Boat Tour that hits all the major spots: Bayside Marketplace, Coconut Grove, Coral Gables, Little Havana, Miami Beach, The Art Deco District and so much more. See mansions of movie stars and millionaires, hear stories of love, passion, betrayal and even murder! See the famous and infamous places you have only seen on television or on the big screen. Tours available: Monday-Friday 6-7 on. Please inquire at the front desk.


Enjoy the best sights of Miami from an Open Top Double Decker Bus, before or after your cruise. The tour includes two 90 minute loops with 20 stops. Stops include Little Havana, Coconut Grove, Ocean Drive and so much more. Tours available Monday-Sunday 9am-7pm. Please inquire at the front desk.


This modern Hop- on, Hop- off tour is a great way to see Miami. The tour offers air conditioned spaces as well as a sliding roof that will allow guests to appreciate the tour rain or shine. Enjoy digitally recorded commentary in seven languages (English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Italian and Russian). Tour includes many stop locations including South Beach, Coral Gables and Little Havana. Tour available: Monday-Sunday. Please inquire at the front desk.

We look forward to your pre- or post-cruise stay at the Beacon South Beach Hotel!

“Last-Minute” Art Basel 2013 Special

South Beach’s Beacon Hotel Launches “Last-Minute” Art Basel 2013 Special Offer with 25% Savings, Mojitos and Valet Parking

Art Basel Miami Beach 2013Art lovers who plan on flocking to Miami’s world-renowned Art Basel event from December 3-9, 2013, can now take advantage of a special “last minute” offer from South Beach’s luxury boutique Beacon Hotel.

Guests who book their stay between December 3-9, 2013 will enjoy:

  •     25% off a deluxe double room (plush bedding, minibar, art deco styling, and more)
  •     2 welcome Mojitos (per stay)
  •     Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle
  •     Complimentary hot breakfast
  •     Complimentary beach chairs & beach towels
  •     Complimentary WiFi

Plus, guests will enjoy being mere steps away from the sizzling heartbeat of dynamic South Beach, and directly across the street from the clear blue Atlantic and miles of sandy beaches. They can also head off for an unforgettable Miami Cruise, enjoy a Miami Heat game, or take in a countless array of sights, sounds and sensations as they immerse themselves in the Art Basel experience.

Guests who want to take advantage of Beacon Hotel’s special “last minute” Art Basel 2013 offer can check room availability and conveniently book online by visiting http://www.beaconsouthbeach.com/art-basel-miami-beach.htm or by calling (305) 674-8200.