The Standard Hotel, Miami Beach from TheGoldenCalf.co on 5/2/2011 One of my favorite pool scenes is at Andre Balazs' The Standard Miami Beach. On a small bay island off Venetian Cosway, the property overlooks Biscayne Bay and is a welcomed retreat from the maelstrom that is Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. And retreat is part of the allure of The Standard. Not just a fun mid-century modern retro chic hotel, this destination offers a full service spa. Indulge with a massage, a mud treatment or a session of yoga. Order something off the 19 page Spa Menu, and your treatment includes usage of the the Turkish Hammam and bay side infinity pool. And the exclusive outdoor pool scene is not to be missed. Lounge, swim, eat, drink, and certainly people watch!