As locals and visitors will attest, Miami is a hot-spot both figuratively … and literally. The sun is shining bright over the Magic City, and soon enough, temperatures will reach peak highs. While South Florida is practically overflowing (pun intended) with a seemingly endless bounty of beaches and pools, there are days when a body of water simply doesn’t cut it. In this case, people often opt for an indoor destination that can keep them cool and entertained. And at the best mall in Miami, we don’t just have hundreds of retailers, highly-rated restaurants, an acclaimed art collection and air conditioning – we also have an impressive variety of chilly treats.
Whether your go-to is classic ice cream, guilt-free frozen yogurt and popsicles, or rich gelato, Aventura Mall has you covered with a multitude of icy offerings that will prevent you from melting under the sweltering SoFlo sun.
Here’s the lowdown on where to cool down:
A true, adults-only treat, Aubi & Ramsa offers ice cream infused with alcohol for an extra shot of enjoyment. The Miami-based brand believes in expanding the enjoyment of wine and spirits beyond their liquid state, and has dedicated years to perfecting its exquisite ice cream. Those 21 and over can indulge in the brand’s creative and delicious flavors, including Agave Dulce de Leche, which is made with Milagro Reposado Tequila, and The Strawberries Rosé, made with Veuve Clicquot Rosé.
A revitalized take on the art of indulging in ice cream, Bar Crème specializes in small batch ice cream crafted in the same manner as traditional, French-style vanilla crème glacèe. The brand’s signature crème is thoughtfully made with rich non-GMO organic cream and eggs, raw sugar and the world’s most exquisite fair-trade vanilla beans sourced responsibly from around the globe. Top off your treat with warm organic seasonal fruits soaked in small batch premium liquors, nuts, seeds, fresh ground spices or hand-cut locally grown herbs. Pro Tip: top your treat off with fini balsamic vinegar infused dark chocolate drizzle.
Created in 2015 by two women with a background in business and a love for ice cream, Ladyfingrs offers natural and handmade gelato popsicles with a surprise in every bite. The ice popsicles are made with the best chocolates from Italy, the freshest local fruits, and unique fillings from around the globe. The treats are available in a variety of flavors and appearances, from rich Banana with Nutella Filling, Oreo, and Birthday Cake, to the very Instagrammable (and healthy) Coconut Water and Fruits, and Lychee Rose Water.
Fresh, high-quality and 100% natural ingredients are used to create the mouthwatering handcrafted ice pops found at Morelia Gourmet Paletas. Made fresh daily, all paletas are certified kosher by Kosher Miami and are available in fruit based, cream based and filled flavors. Kick your creation up a notch by dipping or topping off your paleta with a little something extra.
For more than 50 years, Häagen Dazs has used super-premium ice cream to create indulgent treats ranging from waffle cone sundaes and shakes to fruit smoothies and custom desserts. An array of flavors and toppings will ensure your taste buds are satisfied at this household name creamery.
For more information, call 305-935-1110.