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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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$159*
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Private Tour: South Beach Sightseeing
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$159*
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Private Tour: Miami Nighttime Sightseeing
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$40*
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South Beach Salsa Classes and Dancing with Live Band

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Great place but you will need money

Miami beach is an excellent place to have some vacations, there are a lot of places to eat and the beach is great!. you will need money for the activities and restaurants! Take... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Miami beach is an excellent place to have some vacations, there are a lot of places to eat and the beach is great!. you will need money for the activities and restaurants! Take the bus and buy a day pass it will save you a lot of money There are great restaurants but they are expensive however there are always... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I absolutely love traveling to South Beach and if you have never been, I highly recommend it! Not only is the beach great, but it's fun to discover all of the little shops and restaurants in the area as well!

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Thank Tiffany T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in the area, you might as well go and check it out for yourself. Renting umbrellas and chairs is really expensive. The streets are crowded, and nothing is really cheap. Most restaurants are full of people, and music is really loud. Traffic is also an issue.

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Thank Natalia M
Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every one loves taking a dip in the clearest of waters on a beautiful hot summers day. The beast beach in florida . Don't miss it even on the winter time .

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Thank Erik H
Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We used the shore right outside the Shore Club hotel. The service of the team was fantastic and made our sunny day just a very cool experience

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Thank mlg105
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful. A wonderful place to relax. Who could want more than a lovely white sand beach, and perfectly clear warm blue water?

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Thank ToffeeCanary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was really nice water so beautiful ... You just got be careful what parts of beach you go to. Because some have lots rocks and your feet hurt when you go .... Other than that south beach is better than north side of beach so clear ... Loved it

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic clean, white sandy beach with beautiful blue, warm, clear sea water!! However hiring chairs and umbrellas didn't come cheap...the beach neat 1st it was $60 and up by 17th it was $45!!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

South beach is great to walk around and spend the day. All of the restaurants and bars on ocean drive were great. The only problem is south beach gets very crowded. You need to get out there early to get a good spot.

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Thank Actingman03
Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The ocean is beautiful. If you stay in a hotel, make sure it has a nice pool because you'll need it to cool off in addition to the ocean. However, I thought that most people here were super unfriendly, rude, and totally unwelcoming. If you don't speak Spanish, you're an outcast. I felt like the only person that didn't speak... More 

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