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Address: Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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People watching is a great pastime in Miami's South Beach, which draws...

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.

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This is a great place to spend the day and get some sun. This is the beach everyone talks about. Plenty of things to see and do.

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4 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great place to spend the day and get some sun. This is the beach everyone talks about. Plenty of things to see and do.

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Very nice beach. Very nice jogging area parallel to the sea, wild nightlife. To visit not more than 3 nights. Nothing else to do.

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Thank Nadine F
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Very busy place. Great weather, lots of sun and nice beach. Walking distance to everything except maybe if you want to go up north and do some shopping in Bal Harbour or Aventura. Lots of good shopping on Lincoln road, which also have great restaurants. Have to go back. Did not have time to see it all. Recommend staying in... More 

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Thank Tomas W
Los Angeles, California
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I love to go to south beach with my family! Its a great place to have fun an spend all day ! Ocean dr have a lot of restaurants right in front of the beach and lincoln rd great to go shopping.

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great beach, well worth a visit. Wish we had more time there ! We could pay through our hotel for chairs, towels etc.

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Webster, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We always stay at the Hilton Bentley they treat us like family. Love it here great place to be on the beach and or the pool. Very attentive team and the restaurant Santorini's is awesome.

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have to say South Beach does live up to its reputation, gorgeous white sandy beach, clear blue water, absolutely beautiful! It does get rather busy as you would expect but I found that there were quiet areas if you were willing to walk a bit further on. Unless you are staying at a beach front hotel you will have... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went to Ocean Drive one afternoon during our visit. Fun to visit. choosing a place to eat and have some beach cocktails become a bit overwhelming. Most of the restaurants are owned by the same company however. We went to the Dinner Show at Mango's.

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Thank Janymom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Miami South Beach April 2016! Have a great weekend with my daughter! We was lucky with wether and have adventure every day. We did spend a lot of time on the ocean!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and love being at the beach hearing the waves crash against the shore with a beautiful breeze.

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