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South Beach

Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Nautilus)
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Ranked #8 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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Chester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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
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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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
4 attraction reviews
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Ottawa,
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

Loved south beach so many cool places to visit great resturants great people watching really cool beach fantastic at night

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Miami Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

I have been to many beaches in the world and Miami Beach is hands-down one of the best. That's because the water is turquoise and clear, and let's not forget -- WARM! The waves are generally very gentle and the beach has such a gentle slope to it so it's perfect for waders and the leisurely lounging types. The beach... More

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