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“the best!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of South Beach

South Beach
Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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$79*
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Miami City Tour and Jungle Island
Ranked #4 of 100 things to do in Miami Beach
Activities: People-watching, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Sunbathing, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
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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.
Miami, FL.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“the best!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

I hate to let the cat out of the bag-but us down here in S.Florida really do have the best beaches and water in the US! The ocean is crystal clear--really cant find that anywhere else.

Visited August 2012
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“Exceeded My Expectations”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We were staying in South Beach during the Thanksgiving long weekend. The weather was perfect: sunny in the mid 70s - not too hot, just pleasant enough. The temperature of the water was very comfortable: again, just pleasant enough. The beaches with excellent sand run for miles. The water is beautiful turquoise color. There is also a wooden boardwalk that runs from 21st St to 46th St. The colorful lifeguard stations of Miami Beach are done in Art Deco style. Beaches of Miami Beach exceeded my expectations!

Visited November 2012
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Turner Valey, Alberta
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“Love this beach!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

This beach goes on for miles. Even though there were a lot of people on it, everyone had their own space and it didn't feel crowded. Very nice for walking, swimming and sunbathing. So beautiful!

Visited November 2012
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Seven Corners, Virginia
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“Windy in December”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

Went on the beach to soak some sun, but it started raining and gusts of wind uprooted all of the umbrellas that nearly knocked me off of my feet. :) Then it was sunny and beautiful for the rest of the day. You can rent a bike for $5/hr and ride along the paved path (you can't really ride on sand). There are also plenty of places to eat and drink.

Visited December 2012
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Sydney, Australia
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“Average Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

I expected big things of South Beach, but wasn't impressed at all. The sand isnt very soft, there are no waves and the vibe isnt amazing. I may be spoilt as I live in Australia, but I wasnt overly impressed.

Visited November 2012
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