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South Beach

Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #6 of 50 Attractions in Miami Beach
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
Activities: People-watching, Sunbathing, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

South beach is vibrant and worth visiting.The restraunts on Lincoln and Espinola are well worth a visit with a wide range to choose from.Have a walk down ocean drive for an expensive drink but give the food a miss,overpriced and not very good.

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

I enjoyed my visit to the South Beach area of Miami. The beaches are beautiful and chair rentals are available. The restaurants are somewhat pricey - especially the drinks. There is also great people watching in South Beach. I recommend spending a leeisurely day at the beach followed by lunch or dinner at one of the many restaurants on Ocean... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Artdeco historic distric is great and charming but traffic can be really a nuisance. Park and walk instead.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Been a South Beach Resident for 20+ years. We have a well run city government, It's international diversity is always changing . It attracts the most beautiful things and people. It has roots deeper than night clubs. Beautiful sunsets access to parks, several world class museums, a botanical garden and endless beaches.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

South Beach was ok. It wasn't as wild and happening as everyone says it is. We had way more fun at key west. You can walk around with a beer everywhere you go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Went for the weekend for a girl's getaway and loved it! Very friendly place, great food and beautiful beach!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

It's a wonderfuld place to stay. The Art Deco district is amazing with great and charming buildings. The location is fuld of shops; restaurants, cafes, bars;,specially on Ocean Drive.

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Plenty of shopping, from tat to Top end. The beach was fabulous. But the whole area is an Art Deco dream. So lovely to see that the 20s and 30s buildings are being preserved

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Our second visit to SB was not as nice as we had a few years ago. This year we didn't stay on Ocean Dr., but rather in the Marina on a sailboat. What I didn't care for in Sobe is the way the restaurant help jump at you as you walk down the sidewalk to try to get you to... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

Lots of Restaurant and shops with a beautiful beach and a good place to people watch. A lovely place in Miami to stay and see all that South Beach as to offer from beautiful cars to beautiful people.

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