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“Diversity at its finest!” 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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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.
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Diversity at its finest!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

A walk along the actual beach, along the water from 17th to 1st displays a melting pot of people. Some you might expect and then some unexpected!

Visited August 2013
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Livorno, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Crummy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

All the place needs a good clean up. Traffic terrible on ocean drive dumper. Valet parking a robbery!!!

Visited September 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“browsing Lincoln Ave in the evening was very nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

traffic was bad - one way main street. Parking is scarce.
Accomodation is pricy. Excellent shopping.
Food is good & safe on the streets even at night

Visited August 2013
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Atco, New Jersey
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“One of the Best Beaches on the East Coast.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Stayed by the 10th Street Beach for 4 days. Very clean beach. Chairs are available for $10, umbrellas for $15. There is absolutely no surf here. I read a review about good surf in south beach? Don't even attempt to surf. The waves never get above a foot.

Visited September 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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“Great beach and nice strips of shops”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

This is an interesting place filled with people and party all day long. Nice long strip of beach and fabulous place with nice shops, stores, restaurants and building architecture. It is one of the must places in Miami. Lots of things to do there and love the nice beach.

Visited August 2013
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