Don’t be fooled by SaintTropez, Rio de Janeiro and Venice Beach’s claims to the title – the city of Miami Beach is the undisputed king of good-time glamour, and South Beach is the jewel in its majestic Art Deco crown. Take a stroll down Ocean Drive, stopping off at the iconic News Cafe for a mojito, from where you’ll have a front-row seat to watch statuesque models rubbing toned, tanned shoulders with Hollywood A-listers on the promenade.
It’s easy to avoid the crass, ‘ Spring Break’ hot spots amid a thriving nightclub scene, where you can party with the city’s suspiciously body-beautiful revellers until the sun rises, every night of the week. If there is anywhere on Earth with a higher hot-pants-percapita ratio than Sobe (as the neighbourhood is affectionately known to the short-shorts-loving locals), we’re yet to find it. Flights to Miami from £495 with Swiss International