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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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$158.99*
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Private Tour: South Beach Sightseeing
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Private Tour: Miami Nighttime Sightseeing
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South Beach Salsa Class plus Dancing with Live Band

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Always love to be in south beach. Great place for people watching and beautiful beach, although this time of year can be crowded. Have gone for years and never any problems with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Was allowed to pay for parking near the beach for 4 hours and after leaving vehicle and walking around, came back to find no car! After only being parked for two hours they towed our rental car and would only allow us to pay cash and only cash to get the vehicle out. If your going to go to the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Always love to be in south beach. Great place for people watching and beautiful beach, although this time of year can be crowded. Have gone for years and never any problems with security. Feel fairly safe walking around as there are always people everywhere. My aunt had 2 condos here and I visited for years. Over years south beach has... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I walked on the beach at night and it was so relaxing. I felt safe because it was being patrolled but felt disconnected because they are not super close

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Austin, Texas, Usa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful clean beach with almost white sand. Lots of places to rent chairs or cabanas or bring your own Lots of people Great weather in Spring

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

South Beach is the best place to have a girls holiday! Restaurants, bars and the beach all close by. But our favorite was Jalapeno restaurant on Ocean Drive, great cocktails with great price :) 👏👍

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful in the day time. By late afternoon the appeal starts to fade. Other areas of Miami Beach are nicer and safer areas in the evening.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our plans involved 2 stays in South Beach. The Art Deco area is delightful - great architecture and lots of colour. The beach itself is broad expanse of sand well managed and lifeguards on duty. Very eclectic mix of peoples - always busy and vibrant. Great access to all amenities - bars restaurants supermarkets pharmacies Post Office etc. Loved it!... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love how wide the stretch of sand is. The waters are beautiful. Truly like that when you are on the beach you feel detached from the rest of the world.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Area , The beach is walking distance to everything. Collins Ave is the main strip. This is a very lively area & busy, but also very nice. Plenty of Hotels , Resturants ,Stores, Clubs ..Etc..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent a few hours on the beach yesterday and as much as we enjoyed the beach and the ocean, we almost stepped on a few used condoms as well as a few test tunes. Definitely not suitable for a family with teenagers. Tons of restaurants and great bars, but needs serious clean up.

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