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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 #2 of 160 things to do in Miami Beach
Activities: People-watching, Sunbathing, City walk sightseeing, Nightlife, 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.
Wildwood, Missouri
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“The Best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Loved South Beach! It compares to Hawaii and the Caribbean with the quality of the sand, clear water and diversity of people. The advantage with South Beach is its vastness and continental US location. It is on my list for a retirement possibility.

Visited March 2013
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Zurich, Switzerland
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“Slightly overrated”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

South beach is one of the things you should do once in your lifetime, but not sure you need to come back.
I went back 8 years after my first visit and its still the same hip crowd of young people that are more concerned about how they look and how cool they are. Obviously I am 8 years older now and did not fit anymore.
The amenities are fine, but the showers don't work properly so if you just go for a day trip, you have some challenges after you are back from a swim.
The many planes with banners for parties and restaurants that fly up and down the beach are annoying, but part of south beach.

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Paris, France
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“south beach is the best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

take SOBE the way it is: happy, good food (if you know where to find it and if you pay for it. terrific nice place , never want to go from SOBE

Visited March 2013
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Washington, DC
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“I am rating the beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

The beach itself is clean, beautiful and the sand is nice. Unfortunately we landed there right at Spring break so it was really crowded. There is a park and a large strip of walk way, bathrooms, play areas so it is very convenient and organized. There is also plenty of shades from the palm trees.

Visited March 2013
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London
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“a beach like no other!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Take some lunch with you as everything is expensive! you can get good deals along the promonade but be careful!

Visited September 2012
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