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“high end vacation” 5 of 5 stars
Review of South Beach

South Beach
Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139 (Nautilus)
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Ranked #7 of 52 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.
Montville, NJ
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“high end vacation”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

South Beach draws an affluent crowd,: nice cars, beautiful clothes, beautiful people. The restaurants are expensive, but good. Good wine, good food, good cocktails, beautiful beach- what more could you want?

Visited February 2014
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Bloomfield Hills, MI
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“Never been before, but how could you not like it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Like streets in Europe, oodles of cafes, great ambiance, good people watching - though the hostesses are like the time share sales folks in Cabo San Lucas (well maybe not quite as aggressive).

Visited March 2014
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“walk about”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Went to south point park. Very clean. Did Lincoln road was super for shopping and eating. Lots of patio tables and choices. Visited my friend staying at the Raleigh Hotel. Great location! Excellent Pool. Quaint room. Slow elevators.

Visited March 2014
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Reading, Massachusetts
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“Very nice/grainy sand”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great place to see and be seen. The sand is very rough and grainy, not like the soft white sand of the west coast.

Visited January 2014
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Oshawa, Canada
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“A bit much!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

I guess it depends on how old you are. If you enjoy the action all night, if you want to walk all night and people watch, shop, or drink and dance. The area has it all. A place to go once, if your young and single and you want to indulge and dance all night, it is there for you too. If you want to people watch then watch from a distance as some of them were very "suspect", and had too many not too nice things to say when they were high on something,..and a bit too touchy. Both Collins, Ocean Bld and Washington had some areas to avoid at night. During the day, all was fine, with great clothing stores and places to sit watching the crowds go by while have a patio drink. There is something for everyone here, just do your homework, know what type of person you are and what you can handle and adjust yourself accordingly.
The beach was good, tough at times to find parking so get a hotel a block or two away. The water warm, bring plastic to the beach in a cooler and you can have a great time day or night.

Visited February 2014
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