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“Beach”
Review of South Beach

Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Nautilus)
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Ranked #8 of 48 attractions in Miami Beach
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Type: Beaches
Activities: People-watching, Sunbathing, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, Dining, Group tours/walking tour
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... more » 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. « less
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Edmonton, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Beach”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Miami Beach parking is a challenge and expensive. This was our first trip to the Miami area and I was a little disappointed seeing so many cigarette butts on the beach and empty pop bottles lying around. The beach was very nice but I preferred the beaches of Varedero and Honduras.

Visited January 2013
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Los Angeles, California
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“South? Certainly As Low As I Could Imagine”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I really loathed South Beach. Allegedly "upmarket" hotels that were like Ibiza dives with their loud music. The worst service of anywhere I have ever been in the world. Irish Bar Finnegan's Way very good though, and also The Setai for lunch and drinks.

Visited January 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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“love south beach,,,”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

a great placed to spend a few days, great beach, great architecture, great people watching, great food and drink...and the whole area is small enough to see everything in a few days.

Visited January 2013
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Destrehan, Louisiana
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“Lots of Activity on New Years Eve”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Enjoyed the touristy shopping and just walking the strip. Fun for the kids to run across the shop of Miami Ink aka Love Hate!

Visited December 2012
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“Don't go for a holiday”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

The tourists don't quite have the American etiquette of the beach. Let's just say if you lie somewhere, expect somebody to lie literally right next to you. If they spoke English I would tell them to move over but I had to move 2 times because somebody would intrude on our sand!!!

Visited December 2012
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