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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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Always crowed

It's very nice, I just hate that it's always traffic. It takes us 5 minutes to get here from our house, but because of traffic for the popularity of the beach, or 5 minute drive... read more

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's very nice, I just hate that it's always traffic. It takes us 5 minutes to get here from our house, but because of traffic for the popularity of the beach, or 5 minute drive turns in to 30 to 40 minutes.

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Acworth, Georgia
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brought family to visit the infamous beach they have been hearing so much about . It was their first time in the Mia.. You can not come here with visiting Sobe! Usually be crowded with some sort of activity, but it was not too crowded. A man was on the beach entrance near 17 street performing acrobatic tricks with music.... More 

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Thank ancy49514
Buford, Georgia, United States
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place for family vacation. Nice beach, lots of place to go and varieties restaurants to shop around.

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Thank Julius T
Montreal, Canada
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beautiful beach a must to see. Bring games and sandals sand is hot. Enjoy and read the non-stop plane ads...

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Coconut Creek, Florida, United States
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174 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

South Beach is about two miles long at the southern end of Miami Beach. There's an almost endless variety of different types of hotels to fit every need. The art deco buildings in the area are fascinating and should be preserved but the architecture of the new skyscrapers is also quite impressive. The beach is wide, clean and you can... More 

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Mountain View, California
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun place to be. Beautiful Art Deco buildings. Nice beaches. Must go to Delano for drinks if you're not staying there. Number of places to eat and hang out.

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Thank ericdkapoor
Schaumburg, United States
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

These are one of the best beaches in the eastern part of US must visit and enjoy. Must see and take a dip....

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Thank Joel L
Marion
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach doesn't compare to the Bahamas, our other major world attractions, but it's still a good beach over all. There want anything spacial about it ite that stood out, but we had a good time.

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Blackwood, New Jersey
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at a hotel across from the beach and it is a beautiful beach. However, finding a parking spot can be a challenge.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My fiancé and I visited South Beach in July/August, so the sand was very hot and there was a tremendous amount seaweed build-up along the shoreline. The water isn't the clearest, but still beautiful and we enjoyed the water activities that were offered (e.g. parasailing, kayaking, and jet skiing). Surfing is allowed; however, we did not surf (nor swim for... More 

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