A Sunny State of Mind

Squeeze the last bit of summer fun out of South Florida’s hottest August happenings like a journey back to the time of the dinosaurs at Flamingo Park. Think SASSY and make no apologies at the SSL Conference before you enjoy a day of JAWSome discoveries with the family. If you are looking for the perfect antidote to hot weather, cool down and savor Villa Azur’s Champagne Splash and special menu or unwind during some much deserved healing and meditation.

Spiritual Healing

In honor of Miami Spa month celebrated through August 31st, South Florida locals and tourists will be able to experience top Spa treatments and packages with special pricing to nurture the mind, body and soul. For example, Tierra Santa Healing House is offering a intensely nourishing Masaje de Coco, customized facials, manicures and pedicure along with a purifying 80-minute Wet Spa Bath Ritual & Deep Tissue Massage.



Take a Bite Out of Summer

Take a bite out of summer at the Sandoway Discovery Center’s Shark Months! Now through August 31st, see 100 genuine shark and ray jaws including a Great White jaw; discover Hawaiian shark tooth weapons and enjoy a fossil dig to find more shark teeth. Make sure you take home a photo in the giant Megalodon Jaw! Shark Feedings are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday through Saturday and at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays.




Own It!

The time has come for women to Think SASSY and own their power! SASSY stands for Smart, Assertive, Strategic, Selfless and Young-at-Heart. At the 6th Annual Suits, Stilettos and Lipstick (SSL) Empowerment and Leadership Conference, over 1000 high-achieving women from all walks of life will have the opportunity to do just that! This inspirational 2-day conference powered by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Lipstick Foundation will be hosted August 25-26 at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. This year’s theme, “Own It” encourages women to embrace their sassiness and own their story, womanhood, successes, and dreams…with no apologies!!! The conference is women focused, but guy-friendly. Register today on SSLwomen.com and use codes: THINK50 for nonmembers, THINK25 for Premium members.



The Lost World

Travel back to the time of the dinosaurs at Flamingo Park’s Lost World of Dinosaurs going on now through September 4th. Guy Darrough nestled 27 of his life-size dinosaur models among the authentic jungle setting of the park to teach you about the largest terrestrial creatures that ever lived. “Dino Dig” for bones and see real fossilized eggs as you explore their modern day plant and animal descendants. This is a journey you won’t want to miss!



Bubbly for Days…

All summer long, Villa Azur will host Summer Champagne Splash! Enjoy the lux happy hour every Wednesday from 5pm – 8pm until September 20th. The free flowing bubbles of Moët & Chandon and the Dom Pérignon, Cristal, Ruinart and Moët Rosé tastings are both paired with complimentary canapés. If you arrive famished, you can also enjoy the special MIAMI Spice menu as you watch the sun set over Miami Beach and enjoy the fizzy spirits.


By Bianca Sánchez