If you lack either the verve or the connections to make an entry into Miami's superglam club scene, you can always try the time-honored alternative way of getting past the velvet rope: spending lots of money.
Priced at $25,000, the Ultimate Miami Nights package at the Mandarin Oriental Miami includes two nights in a presidential suite; champagne upon arrival, in your limo and at breakfast; a private shopping tour of Miami's hippest boutiques to pick out the evening's killer outfit; a session with a top makeup artist; a photo shoot to record you in your finery; the services and presence of a "VIP Nightlife Guide"; a 14-seat Hummer stretch limousine; and VIP admission to and preferred seating at clubs like S.E.T., Mokai and Aerobar.
The next day's hangover will be ministered to in a private spa suite, and on a reserved "opium bed" at the hotel's Oasis Beach Club, from which you can contemplate the six-course dinner for eight that will be prepared for you in your suite that evening. And if there aren't any paparazzi staking out your floor, well, maybe the hotel can arrange that, too. For more information, call (1-305) 913 8288.
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