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“The best place to tan!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lummus Park Beach

Lummus Park Beach
Ocean Drive, Miami, FL
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$79*
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Miami City Tour and Jungle Island
Ranked #20 of 204 things to do in Miami
Certificate of Excellence
Activities: Walking, People-watching
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Lummus Park Beach is a popular park & beach area in the South Beach neighborhood. It runs along Ocean Drive from about 6th to 14th streets.
Rockville Centre, New York
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“The best place to tan!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

This is my favorite beach to tan! One because I can tan topless without have a fan club, and two because I dont have to use my passport to get here. The water is almost as beautiful as the Caribbean and the sand is nice. The chairs and umbrellas are pricey to rent but worth the money!

Visited October 2012
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“A great beach park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Lummus Park is a well maintained and clean park for beachgoers. The strip next to Ocean drive has lush green grass shaded by palm trees. Between the grass and the off-limits ridge containing seagrass is plenty of area to play volleyball, horseshoes, etc. It contains a running path that extends north beyond the park along the coastline. At 14th Street and Ocean there is a public restroom. There is an area at the southern end with workout stations, and scattered along its length are shower poles to wash off the salt water/sand from the beach. Along the path or sidewalk on each side you'll find skaters, bikers, and segway riders. On the beach are vendors from which you can rent lounge chairs for about $10 and umbrellas for about $15. They also have clamshells available for rent for sunshade. There are manned lifeguard stands the length off the beach. There were a few people hanging around that appeared homeless, but never seemed to pose a threat to anyone. Across the road are a plethora of restaurants and hotels so you can stay almost literally on the beach. Though the area was crowded and noisy on the weekend during our week's stay, it was less so during the week. Mid-way there was a mobile police observation tower present for 5 days. Even after it was gone I never felt unsafe, even though on two nights I went for late-night swims at the beach until midnight. The beach closes between the park and the water from 12a to 5a. You will need to pay for either streetside or garage parking.

Visited October 2012
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Perfect on a hot day!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Visited Lummus Park Beach on a recent trip to Miami. It's beautiful, white sand and blue water. Surprisingly enough i found the sand in the water better than the sand on the beach. A great place to catch som rays on a sunny day.

Visited September 2012
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Boca Raton, Florida
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“Find a quiet spot...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

....and just lay on your back and look up. That view - that one right there - with the blue sky, green palm fronds and sunlit sky - THAT is South Florida. Enjoy.

Visited September 2012
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“Loved it years ago”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Was great a long time ago. Now a tourist area and not a place I want to be. It is a beautiful beach and area, but definately a tourist hang out.

Visited July 2012
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