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South Beach

Address: Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #24 of 161 Activities in Miami Beach
Activities: People-watching, Sunbathing, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
Fee: No
Owner description: People watching is a great pastime in Miami's South Beach, which...
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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 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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Michigan
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46 reviews 46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

Miles of beautiful white sand. Take some time and relax or throw around a frisbee, watch the boats go by. Just enjoy the day.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

second time to south beach and found it to be even a greater disappointment this time than our first which was during hip hop weekend. kinda run down and in the art deco district it super touristy and cheesy i think.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Ocean, waves, restaurants, palms, perfect weather, sunny, long beautiful sandy beach, every time I come I meet new people from around the world. Seems like the world is in South Beach. Love it

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Its really difficult to say if I liked the beach or not. the stretch is beautiful and I would expect it to be really nice when the weather is good. Unfortunately I was there only for 2 days and the weather wasn't that good. In spite of being a bit chilly, the water temperature was warm. Based on my personal... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

It was a clean beach, with the classical lifeguard shelter and very well located with lots of restaurants nearby. It has showers so you can leave without sand and salt in your body. I'd love to come back.

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Goffstown, New Hampshire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This is one massive beach. There weren't many people in the water in January, but we were glad it wasn't crowded. We sat for a while just to say we visited Miami Beach, but it was really kind of cool and windy. There were lounges and umbrellas to rent for a fee. But we had our own chairs. We were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This beach was beautiful! The sand was soft with very little shells/rocks, and the water was fairly warm (more than I expected for January). We went on a Friday afternoon and it was surprisingly not too crowded either. The pathway that runs along the beach is also great for walking, jogging, biking, etc. and has great views of the water.... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed how long this beach was and how you could walk for what seemed like forever. I enjoyed finding washed up shells as I made my way back to my hotel and enjoyed visiting the beach and sand several times during my stay. As nice as it was though, there were many bags/garbage in the water. I'm not sure... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The city just keeps getting better. New and exciting places to dine dance & shop are popping up all the time. Do not miss Lincoln Road. Ocean Drive is still a gem no matter what the locals say. This is the place to be from December through April and beyond…

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

If your a runner then look no further! Pack your gear and head down to the beach and not for sand running! The top quarter of the beach is so compact from the mini carts servicing the many mini takeouts that it's so hard it's like road running but on white chalk by the sea with the sunshine and views... More 

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