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Address: Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: People-watching, Sunbathing, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
Description: People watching is a great pastime in Miami's South Beach, which draws...
People watching is a great pastime in Miami's South Beach, which draws celebrities and beautiful people in skimpy swim attire to see and be seen. The wide and fine, white sand-covered beaches are popular spots for fashion photo shoots, so you're sure to see models. The area is known for its hip clubs and wild nightlife as well as numerous excellent restaurants.
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Beautiful Beach but nasty restrooms

This is a beautiful beach with nice sand and blue water. We felt like we were in the Caribbean. The bathroom however were nasty and uncleaned. No soap by the sink either... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful beach with nice sand and blue water. We felt like we were in the Caribbean. The bathroom however were nasty and uncleaned. No soap by the sink either. With all the money the city of Miami takes in from parking, high priced chair rentals, and high priced drinks on the beach ($4 for a bottle of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Amazing beach very safe and amazing sand can be a little costly for beds umbrellas but most beachfront hotels provide there own

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Miami was my dream 10 years old and finally-I did it and staying there 7 monts! Found a lot nice, helpfull and happy friends and I hope-coming back again for visit again;-))))

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

About prime 112 please is the worse place in south beach to go to. Went there and is so far the worse place we have had in years

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Los Angeles, California
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377 reviews 377 reviews
89 attraction reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

So South Beach, this is a must for everyone who loves to people watch, or loves music, or loves the beach, or food. South beach has it all. Yep there are a few people who have sex in Public, and a few drunks, but the majority of people are just having fun. The beaches are great, you can rent bicycles... More 

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106 reviews 106 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

If you like the real Miami Beach. Then stay at South Beach. I like the beach its very clean and not to noisy.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

if you like to be in a busy beach this will be a great place! I love just to walk around and enjoyed all the beautiful buildings and people.. I have been here more than 10 times and always enjoyed it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
47 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

if you are 25 and below, out for just getting wasted in a loud area with tons of parties and "hot" people, that;'s the place for you. For all others, just stay away, walk it during daylight just to get an impression.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I loved South Beach! It was so much better than expected. People were friendly, the sand and beach was clean and the water not too cold and crystal clear. Near 8th Street and further up, the beach is busy and lively near the bars and clubs. But down near 4th street, we found a beautiful spot which was quieter and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

South Beach has everything but it doesn't come cheap. You should know all hotels charge between $25-$40 for Valet since there are no lots around and there is a resort fee of $20.

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