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South Beach

Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Nautilus)
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Ranked #7 of 48 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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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Everyone recommends the place and I took a stroll down the beach strip. A lot of restaurants and saw a few celebs. Mangoes is a very recommended place, but didn't get a chance to experience it. Have to definitely do it again.

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Boston
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Deep sandy beaches with great swimming and people watching. Chairs and umbrellas for rent. Bathroom facilities off the beach. Great food steps away all along the length of the beach. The place to see and be seen

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Chester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent sandy beach but didn't find any toilet facilities where we were staying, sunbeds available at a high charge !

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

There are a lot of places that are good to eat and the beach,we ate at many place to many to count, we all had a great time .

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

The staff on the beach are excellent and the sun loungers are really comfortable, especially with the sun blocker. There are also beach beds and snacks available.

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Toronto, Canada
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Great beach, diverse crowd at 13th and well manicured for a public beach. Relaxing with excellent views.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

I love the beach and this has been a great vacation spot, so chill and fun at the same time. All kinds of people and of all ages, great environment and place to relax and party.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

cleaness, white sand, rental jet ski. lot of restaurants, bar, clubs. it is lovely to rent a bike and go all cost long.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

We've lived in South Beach for 10 years and have also traveled to most of the other great beaches in the world including the Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, the Caribbean, and throughout the Med. South Beach's water is generally very clean and a truly beautiful color...in January and February a bit cool "refreshing" and in the summer like bath water... More

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Turkey
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

With our 10 year old son we had a great day at South Beach. Although it was breezy we had so much fun. It was not over crowded, we had our privacy. The sand was great so was the sea, not salty as Turkey's Mediterranean and was not too cold or hot. Only downside, it was good that they had... More

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