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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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Ocean Drive was pumping

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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129 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Thank debbied30
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Pearland, Texas
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16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been to many beaches around the world. This beach is very nice and well taken care of. Clean water with a little seaweed nice soft sand. Will go again if in the area.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

South beach offers chairs, umbrellas, cabanas and snacks..jets skis and parasailing too..the water was beautiful.

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

That's whats happening on South Beach. Lots of sand ,sun and fun. The beach is beautiful and a hop from the most exclusive hotels and clubs. Ocean Drive is a people watching playground, filled with all walks of life. Enjoy drinks and dancing at mango's latino bar, well worth the visit!

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Washington, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pricey, but worth it if you've never been. Lots of people watching opportunities. Keep an eye out for menus without prices!

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

On our quick trip to Miami while waiting to go to an island, we took a dip in the ocean. I think there were sharks about 4+ feet long swimming with us! Beach was crowded, but friendly people. Water felt great!

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Clinton, Maryland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the closest thing to a European beach that you can get in America. White sand. Great weather. Great vibes. Great people. Couldn't ask for more.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An excellent place to people watch whist getting a sun tan, but it does get quite busy at the weekend

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