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South Beach

Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Nautilus)
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Ranked #6 of 47 attractions in Miami Beach
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Type: Beaches
Activities: People-watching, Sunbathing, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
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... more » 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. « less
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

What can I say ? It's South Beach ! Sun, fun , shopping, nightlife, and great food ! We had a great time and are going to go back

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Frisco, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

FUn to watch people and shop. Many different restaurants to chose from. Didn't like the construction and one way roads.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Been going a couple times a year for 10 years. Went last week and unfortunately it has gone totally ghetto. Used to chic, hip, euro. Now just completely low class ghetto on Ocean Drive, even the Fountainbleau was bad. Really sad. I guess when the rappers buy places there the fans follow. Know wha I sayin? Too bad, we wont... More

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

After a few hours in the hot and fabulous SOBE day...go for a quick bite at Pizza Rustica. Yummy pizza made for anyone's taste, perfect place for casual beach wear and to satisfy your taste.

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Dudley, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

South Beach is the most beautiful beach. The water is clear blue and the sand is soft. Nice large area for tanning, places to rent chairs and umbrellas. Went up the coast to Hollywood beach and it was such a let down. Spent about an hour there and that was it, back to Miami!

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent beach. This time the weather is very hot, around afternoon start heavy rainfall. There are cheap shopping in the area. Nice to do a bike trip along the sea

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Nice room w mini bar very good customer service Javier at the front desk went over and above. Happy Hour 4 to 7 really good drinks

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Whitestone, New York
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

There must be some other part of beach that is nice but we have no idea where it is. You will need to pay $1.75 toll to cross the bridge in order to get to South beach. No big deal. We asked people at the parking booth, they recommend us to go to North beach because we have children so... More

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Clifton, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Miami was just another big city. but when you got to south beach. the atmosphere and attitude was different. every one their is more laid back and their to have fun. you kind of forget you setting next to a major metropolis.

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3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Just a great place to walk, be, enjoy and tan. Perfect! Highly recommend to those that have never been. Restaurants and bars all along the beachfront.

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