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“one of the best” 4 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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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.
Houston, Texas
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“one of the best”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

parking is a big problem there. make sure you take ample time of parking at street paid parking . short time parking is a hassle. if you have to make it vacant after you ticket expires. carry stroller for kids if possible. they might not be enthusiastic to see semi clad girls :-)

start early in the day. the more delay you do, more hot it will be to face. take apmle of water bottle . these are dead costly over threr. get one big pack from wallmart etc.

don't drink too much , it will spoil your evening . make advance reservation for dance clubs.

Visited May 2013
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“Amazing beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Very calm and clean beach. Wasn't too crowded (went in the first week of May). Definitely coming back.

Visited May 2013
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“AMAZING”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I do not know why people hate south beach it is gorgeous and beautiful! This was worth everything
I am going to come again

Visited March 2013
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Canberra, Australia
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“Want a beach? - go to Australia.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

I've been on worse beaches. It's a great place to watch people and to have a bit of swim but as a beach it barely makes the grade. Coarse sand, crowded with umbrellas, lounges and quite a swathe is set aside and packed down as a road. A bit of rubbish in the water. Shallow for along way out and no waves.

Visited May 2013
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Kingston, Ontario
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“BREATHTAKING”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We had to make a stop at the beach when we stayed in South Beach for the night.
I wish we had more time to fully enjoy the area.
The beach is gorgeous and the water is even better. The sandbars are awesome that you can walk out to.
I will return and enjoy some more time on the beach.

Visited April 2013
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