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Address: Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: People-watching, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Sunbathing, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
Description: People watching is a great pastime in Miami's South Beach, which draws...
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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Amazing beach!!

What a place to lay back, soak in the warm sun, dip in the azure water, white sand beach. It is a tourist attraction, can get crowded at times. Amazing food options nearby, all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Sreejit S
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San Jose, California
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San Jose, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

What a place to lay back, soak in the warm sun, dip in the azure water, white sand beach. It is a tourist attraction, can get crowded at times. Amazing food options nearby, all kinds of cuisines. Its a lively place, you can rent umbrellas and chairs on the beach. Parking is really a challenge, very few metered parking options... More 

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louisville,ky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Miami South Beach is a fun place for ADULTS to hang in the middle of winter for us SnowBird wanna be's!! We stayed at Hilton Bentley at 101 OCEAN DRIVE (see my review). Great hotel and staff. Southern tip around 1st street has very high end hotels and restaurants where you can watch the huge cruise ships come and go.... More 

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HERE
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

I knew this wasn't the Vatican, but a lot of the people in South Beach are down right immoral. I think a lot could be done to bring a glimpse of decency to at least the Art Deco area. I don't appreciate eating at a sidewalk table and seeing some nude butt strolling by.

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Woodbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This hotel is the most beautiful and elegant hotel ever it has great room service and alot of things on the menu it will make you feel like your young all over again

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Mark and Lisbeth were very helpful and knowledgable in helping us check in! He and Lisbeth were very busy when we entered the hotel..they worked well together and got us all checked in. Nelson helped us unload our luggage and many packages from our car without complaint! He got our bags to our room quickly.great service great stay!! Thank you... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best beaches , I've ever visited. This is not so crowdy , the sands are golden and the water is super clear. This is a must-see beach if you are in Florida !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Not everybody's cup of tea but unique - not for the faint hearted but incredible atmosphere and sights you'll never believe.

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Oviedo, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

After our NCL cruise to St. Maarten, St. Thomas & Nassau, we decided to stay in the Miami area one more day to enjoy a day on South Beach. We were right there and felt it was just too easy to stay and experience. We had a great day - perfect weather - not too crowded - it did help... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

It was amazing. The water was so clear. I loved the endless beach. At night it's still a main attraction for everyone. I love all the activities and sights to see!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Pristine ocean and beaches. Scorching hot constant sun. Not a spot for families as lots of bare skin. Lots of nice eateries along the board walk.

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