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With so many bikini bods strutting about Miami Beach during Swim Week, we’ve rounded up the best places to spot them off the runway - and maybe their actor or athlete beaus.

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1 Hotel South Beach

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A slew of swim shows and presentations are taking place at the newly minted 1 Hotel South Beach. From the stunning rooftop to modern ballrooms, editors, designers, and influencers will be darting throughout the hotel’s halls for the weekend. Expert tip: Grab a drink from Tom on Collins and then take a seat inside the crisp lobby to catch the foot traffic into the hotel.

Lure Fishbar

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Sports Illustrated model Nina Agdal recently posed for an Instagram picture outside the Loew’s Lure Fishbar restaurant. Gabrielle Union, Rachel Zoe, and Michael Strahan (fresh off that Magic Mike XXL cameo!) have also taken a seat inside Lure for its heralded seafood and cocktails. Expert tip: Take a seat at the far end of the bar, which offers a clear view of the dining room and valet-only entrance.

The Miami Beach Edition

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Miami Beach Edition’s Basement nightlife scene, Jean-George backed food, and lush pool oasis have been a social magnet since opening last winter. Since then, Ellie Goulding and Chelsea Leyland were snapped on property. It was also reported that models David Gandy and Bianca Balti enjoyed a stay.

The Webster at Bal Harbour Shops

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When it comes time to do a little shopping, Miami’s spenders love to drop their cash at The Webster. Kylie Jenner and big sis Kim Kardashian West have both visited during Miami Beach outings, as have stylists for stars like Dwyane Wade. Expert tip: The two-story shop’s private Swim Week events are tough to get into, but perusing the store during the day is a-okay.

Prime 112

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Prime 112 has been a late night go-to for A-listers for years, and its flashy draw doesn’t seem to dimming. The South of Fifth steakhouse recently hosted Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima and Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, as well as soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo.

W South Beach

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The swanky W South Beach is partnering with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for an exclusive WET Deck Collection show, plus the property will also be home to some major shows, including Frankie’s Bikinis and San Lorenzo. Toss in its award-winning The Dutch restaurant and Wall nightclub, and the hotel is a sure recipe for a who’s-who melting pot.

SLS Hotel South Beach

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The SLS South Beach, Miami Beach’s premier party hotel is sure to deliver some photo-worthy names during the busy weekend. Past Swim Week celebrity sightings include Chrissy Teigen, Chris Bosh, and Nick Cannon.

Jugofresh

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Maintaining a healthy diet throughout the shows is going to be on many of the model’s minds, so we wouldn’t be surprised if passerbyers catch a glimpse of a leggy babe or busy blogger downing a cold pressed juice or organic meal at one of JugoFresh’s South Beach locations. Models aren’t the only fans of JugoFresh’s organic sips and bites; Orlando Bloom was recently spotted at the juicery's Sunset Harbour outpost. Expert tip: Arrive early. Reports came in as early as Wednesday that “swarms” of models stopped by the Sunset Harbour location to fuel up for the day. Another report claims actor Bow Wow, who has attended a past Swim Week with Angela Simmons, was among the morning crowd.

Anatomy at 1220

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Celebrities looking for privacy during their workout are sure to step into Anatomy at 1220. This Sunset Harbour gym has already made Will Smith, David Guetta, and model Shanina Shaik break a sweat. Anatomy also houses recovery modalities and therapies, making it the perfect one-stop-shop for an A-lister on the go. Expert tip: You’re going to have to know somebody that knows somebody to get into this members-only gym.

Soho Beach House

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The SoHo Beach House is hosting a series of invite-only Swim Week events throughout the property; they include a major magazine’s shindig as well as swim shows and penthouse presentations. SoHo’s members-only hotel guest policy also ups the headliner-spotting ante. Expert tip: If you’re not a member, get in good with someone who is and ask if you can visit as their guest. SoHo Beach House’s Cecconi’s restaurant is open to the public and brunch is served inside the lobby - both offer up opportunities elbow rubbing with incoming who’s whos.

1 Hotel South Beach

A slew of swim shows and presentations are taking place at the newly minted 1 Hotel South Beach. From the stunning rooftop to modern ballrooms, editors, designers, and influencers will be darting throughout the hotel’s halls for the weekend. Expert tip: Grab a drink from Tom on Collins and then take a seat inside the crisp lobby to catch the foot traffic into the hotel.

Lure Fishbar

Sports Illustrated model Nina Agdal recently posed for an Instagram picture outside the Loew’s Lure Fishbar restaurant. Gabrielle Union, Rachel Zoe, and Michael Strahan (fresh off that Magic Mike XXL cameo!) have also taken a seat inside Lure for its heralded seafood and cocktails. Expert tip: Take a seat at the far end of the bar, which offers a clear view of the dining room and valet-only entrance.

The Miami Beach Edition

Miami Beach Edition’s Basement nightlife scene, Jean-George backed food, and lush pool oasis have been a social magnet since opening last winter. Since then, Ellie Goulding and Chelsea Leyland were snapped on property. It was also reported that models David Gandy and Bianca Balti enjoyed a stay.

The Webster at Bal Harbour Shops

When it comes time to do a little shopping, Miami’s spenders love to drop their cash at The Webster. Kylie Jenner and big sis Kim Kardashian West have both visited during Miami Beach outings, as have stylists for stars like Dwyane Wade. Expert tip: The two-story shop’s private Swim Week events are tough to get into, but perusing the store during the day is a-okay.

Prime 112

Prime 112 has been a late night go-to for A-listers for years, and its flashy draw doesn’t seem to dimming. The South of Fifth steakhouse recently hosted Victoria’s Secret model Adriana Lima and Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, as well as soccer stud Cristiano Ronaldo.

W South Beach

The swanky W South Beach is partnering with the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) for an exclusive WET Deck Collection show, plus the property will also be home to some major shows, including Frankie’s Bikinis and San Lorenzo. Toss in its award-winning The Dutch restaurant and Wall nightclub, and the hotel is a sure recipe for a who’s-who melting pot.

SLS Hotel South Beach

The SLS South Beach, Miami Beach’s premier party hotel is sure to deliver some photo-worthy names during the busy weekend. Past Swim Week celebrity sightings include Chrissy Teigen, Chris Bosh, and Nick Cannon.

Jugofresh

Maintaining a healthy diet throughout the shows is going to be on many of the model’s minds, so we wouldn’t be surprised if passerbyers catch a glimpse of a leggy babe or busy blogger downing a cold pressed juice or organic meal at one of JugoFresh’s South Beach locations. Models aren’t the only fans of JugoFresh’s organic sips and bites; Orlando Bloom was recently spotted at the juicery's Sunset Harbour outpost. Expert tip: Arrive early. Reports came in as early as Wednesday that “swarms” of models stopped by the Sunset Harbour location to fuel up for the day. Another report claims actor Bow Wow, who has attended a past Swim Week with Angela Simmons, was among the morning crowd.

Anatomy at 1220

Celebrities looking for privacy during their workout are sure to step into Anatomy at 1220. This Sunset Harbour gym has already made Will Smith, David Guetta, and model Shanina Shaik break a sweat. Anatomy also houses recovery modalities and therapies, making it the perfect one-stop-shop for an A-lister on the go. Expert tip: You’re going to have to know somebody that knows somebody to get into this members-only gym.

Soho Beach House

The SoHo Beach House is hosting a series of invite-only Swim Week events throughout the property; they include a major magazine’s shindig as well as swim shows and penthouse presentations. SoHo’s members-only hotel guest policy also ups the headliner-spotting ante. Expert tip: If you’re not a member, get in good with someone who is and ask if you can visit as their guest. SoHo Beach House’s Cecconi’s restaurant is open to the public and brunch is served inside the lobby - both offer up opportunities elbow rubbing with incoming who’s whos.