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South Beach

Address: Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Ranked #5 of 34 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Really great. Friendly staff on the beach. Set us up for $13 a chair with towels. Offered wine and drinks on the beach for a fair price. Attendants had great service and initiated great conversations.

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

A great beach, but we did have one sun bed attendant try to charge us $40 for 2 sun beds plus mattresses, plus umbrella!! Needless to say we walked away when he dropped the price but we kept walking. Try the great guy who has the sage green umbrellas, his prices are displayed & reasonable. We loved it.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

I love this area, It seems to be really laid back. Lincoln Road seems ace and I highly recommend going to Alvin's market/shop on the corner for cheap trips. Lincoln Road is just full of shops from top to bottom and on Market day is full of quirky stalls.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

One of the best beaches ever. It's cold water but just amazing. Main attraction in Miami Florida. Best ever

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Shopping, cruising, great beach, beautiful people walking around, great food, awesome weather almost all year around and a little pinch of "decadence avec elegance"... mix it all together and you may have an idea what SoBe is like. If you have never been there: Cry baby, cry!

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Lugoff, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I was expecting a show with the hype that South Beach gets but it was just a normal beach for me, nothing special.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

New York has the Manhattan skyline, London has the Thames, Paris the Louvres, and Miami is known for South beach - everyone's heard of it, but not necessarily everyone has to go to it! Don't get me wrong the whole area is gorgeous and full of life - there are plenty of places to shop, drink, eat or just chill... More

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Brockton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

It just amazing having all the side cafe chair, it is always alive and fun to be part of. From sun up to sundown it keep you awake, and wanting to just be energized. I love going from place to place and having the fun with each music, food, and nightlife.

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

South Beach is one jumping place 24/7.Food , music an would have to say the biggest consatration of beautiful woman i have ever seen.All dressed with a lot or very little of the most beautiful cloths.South Beach is a very fun, safe place for all ages an walks of life.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

The number of decent looking girls that I saw in Miami south beach during my 7 days stay, I can count on 1 hand. It´s simply the worse place I have been to when it comes to looking for girls... the only ones that I found attractive were the ones working at the bars or restaurants. If you come to... More

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