Learn English in the heart of iconic South Beach

Miami Travel Guide

If you’re looking for a taste of why Miami is such a stylish city, then you have come to the right place.

Find out what makes Miami famous, take a look at some of its popular sights and discover how to spend your time in and around the city.


Long sandy beaches and clear blue water are perfect for Miami’s sunny weather. Don't forget your sunscreen!

Latin culture

Soak up the latin style and culture, especially in Little Havana neighbourhood.


Miami's Art Deco buildings are an iconic part of the city and a colourful paradise for design-lovers.


South Beach comes alive at night. Join the crowds and have a world-class evening out in its top bars and nightclubs.

Public Holidays on a Weekday

  • 02 Jan
  • 16 Jan
  • 20 Feb
  • 29 May
  • 04 Jul
  • 04 Sep
  • 09 Oct
  • 10 Nov
  • 23 Nov
  • 24 Nov
  • 25 Dec

Useful Information

Smoking laws

Smoking is banned in all enclosed public places and workplaces, including restaurants and bars.


All EC Miami students must be covered by health insurance for the entire length of their stay in the U.S.

Drinking Age

Legal age for drinking in the US is 21 and many places will ask for identification. You will not be able to enter a club in Miami Beach if you are under 21.

Driving Age

The minimum driving age is 16 years but most rental companies require that you be at least 25 years old, have an international driving license, a second form of identity and a major credit card.

Costs of Living

  • $ 2.50

    1 liter of milk

  • $ 1.50

    2 liter of water

  • $2.50

    A loaf of bread

  • $7

    Big Mac

  • $ 10


  • $3

    Coffee in a café

  • $ 5

    Cost of sim card

  • $5


  • $30

    Average 2 course meal