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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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Stayed in an air bnb on 13th street- the beach is amazing and ocean drive is great fun. Perfect for young couples/friends!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed in an air bnb on 13th street- the beach is amazing and ocean drive is great fun. Perfect for young couples/friends!

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Thank GavinLynam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

South Beach is paradise, it is a blast, it is tropical heaven full of all types of people from different places and full of fantastic Restaurant's, shops, hotels etc

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

No matter where you stay on South Beach, you'll be in for a treat. Service isn't the best (except at The Standard), but the great winter weather, the warm ocean, the incredible nightlife, the people watching on Lincoln Road - you will never be bored on South Beach!

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been here many times in the past 30 plus years and it always is South Beach. If you are staying somewhere in the area and can walk here especially on a clear day, it is awesome. People watching check, wide open sandy beach check, clear warm water check. If you want to look at good looking conceited individuals... More 

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Jackson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

excellent area for bars and restaurants and shopping ... blocks upon blocks of them and tons to chose from ...from cheap eats to four star...enjoy

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Its was sad to see the sheer number of homeless people laying on the streets, doorways and benches. Every store you come out there are people begging for food or money. The police seem more concerned with issuing parking citations than making the numerous visitors feel safe. You couldnt even eat at the outside cafes without someone walking up to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach was nice and the water was beautiful! Very busy! Get there early or you will have no where to sit. Never a dull moment! Walking down south beach you will find some interesting folks! Careful walking down COLLINS Ave, you'll be ok walking down the right side of the road, the left side you will be hassled by... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

SOBE- known as south beach was a totally unexpected experience- here it doesn't matter how big you are or no one cares what you are wearing and believe me we saw some sites lol! My daughter was a bit apprehensive about the Ocean Drv as she is only 15- the beach and park area was great. The footpaths were packed-... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a great way of spending the morning or afternoon. I was in Miami in the January time and loved it. I would like to come back and do more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this beach 1st you can go topless the people watching is bar none.This is what you have to do at the beach you can rent 2 chairs a umbrella and a safe for $50 it's a great deal for the day when you get off the beach you have to go to New café for lunch then on... More 

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