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“Finding a Good Beach!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of South Beach

South Beach
Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Nautilus)
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Ranked #6 of 49 Attractions in Miami Beach
Type: Beaches
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.
Coral Gables, Florida
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“Finding a Good Beach!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

There are many beaches in Miami Beach and most of them are very nice; however, finding one with convenient parking can be challenging. If you are a visitor, and have been here before, you will notice the beaches have become much smaller. Super Storm Sandy, coupled with an unusual high tide, took a good part of our beaches away. In some areas the beach is gone. Our Governor recently asked Our Government for 800 Billion to start to address the beach erosion problem but it was denied because of the overwhelming cost The US Government has to pay out for the mass destruction which took place in New York and New Jersey. My advice, look at the beach before you park the car and happy swimming.

Visited January 2013
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Birmingham, Alabama
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“LOVE this beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Beautiful, sexy, friendly people everywhere! I felt like I belonged there. I want to move there and so that I can feel that way everyday!

Visited January 2013
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“Fun place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Always wanted to see South Beach and I was not disappointed. Fun place to visit! Family friendly, beautiful beach, lots of good hotels and restaurants.

Visited January 2013
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Peekskill, New York
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“Maybe Not For Us”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

My boyfriend and I came to SoBe for the first time, and I guess this kind of "scene" ... constant partying and what not ... is probably just not for us. The beach was great, though ---that was magnificent day and night. We like to do more recreational things on our vacations, and there isn't much in that area there. Next time, we'll bring friends and make it a shorter trip.

Visited October 2012
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Miami, Florida, United States
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“Very nice”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

It was very nice, plenty of eye candy, but the parking was horrible and when we could find parking the rates were out of the world expensive.

Visited December 2012
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