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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Reviewed yesterday

Still fun to visit with lots going on during the year in addition to the massive art fair. Despite the aggressive hustling, some of the sidewalk cafes are fun people watching venues.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 4masei5
Reviewed yesterday

I visit South Beach often and enjoy all the amenities it has to offer. If you stay in a hotel a few blocks from the ocean, prices are moderate. The walk and a beach access is great. The sand is not as fine as the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 876jrobertson
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do not pass on visiting South Beach. It is a must. A teeny bit like Santa Monica/Venice Beach California, this area is way too cool. The restaurants alone is mind boggling, from real pricy to very reasonable. Shops are delightful with cutting edge designs. Art...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sunshine34500
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

we took the big bus tours, blue line makes a tour in south beach, you can go down in the main places. dont miss ocean drive at night which is not in the tour. and go down at zak bakery in wynwood.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ronitn27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic long walk route all through South Beach for volkssporters. Start Point near the Lincoln Road Mall and walk includes the nearby Holocaust Memorial, before heading south through the outdoor mall and then down through shopping districts and eventually to the Biscayne Bay path, near...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

South Beach is always fun, no matter what time you go there. The beach itself is nice and along the blocks there are lots of bars and restaurants.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KMKstar
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nothing like strolling on Ocean Drive in South Beach offers great restaurants, cute boutiques and fantastic outdoor cafes. Walk on the beach or sit on the bench and watch people from all over the world walk by,

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Inge L
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Awesome beach and plenty to do. An absolute must in Miami. Art culture history sports clubs bars restaurants galore!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank andreachelin
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I cant think of a better word to describe SoBe than beautiful. Breathtaking maybe? Magical? This slice of heaven has given me some of the best "me time" I ever had in my life.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kiivs
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will find everything to spend a great moment on Ocean Road: great variety of food, music, dance and people watching! Don't miss a stop at Mango and Tropical cafe !!!

Date of experience: September 2018
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November 10, 2018|
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Response from Luis V | Reviewed this property |
South Beach - between 15 and 5th Streets has no hotels on the beach. If you want a beach-front hotel, you have to look North from 16th Street.. You should not have a problem finding a hotel that has a two room suite or two... More
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October 23, 2018|
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Response from Luis V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the beaches are open and the weather is great now. A little on the cool side for locals (high 70's - low 80's) but the water's fine and there are lots of people on the beaches.
October 8, 2018|
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Response from angelamF9620IF | Reviewed this property |
Miami Beach South was unpleasant. Seaweed everywhere and the water smelled like dead fish. I would recommend to call the hotel where you will be staying for accurate advice.