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12th Street Beach

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Address: 12th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139

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Nice for swimming!

Has a shower for rinsing off after the beach and public bathrooms are just off the beach, would recommend, yet parking can be difficult to find in this area!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Has a shower for rinsing off after the beach and public bathrooms are just off the beach, would recommend, yet parking can be difficult to find in this area!

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Southeast Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful, clean beach! Lots of lounge chairs with umbrellas dot the beach and it's free of charge! There are many drink carts along the beach and the staff actually made certain we were comfortable and said they would be glad to get us a drink if we desired. We enjoyed watching the parasailers as we lounged while the... More 

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Vienna, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

White sand and lots of fun on a hot day. I walked on the beach after my long runs on the boardwalk. I must say it was very relaxing to feel the heat of the sand on my feet. The beach is not very busy as expected but you can find a spot and just relax. Be sure to checkout... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Less crowded area than further up and the ocean weirdly has much less seaweed. It's also deep enough to swim whereas 14/15 and up aren't. Very relaxing, didn't want to leave!

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Palmyra, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A bit crowded but oh so pretty. Gorgeous beach, soft white sand, life guard and chairs for rent. Beautiful surf, warm waters, easy access.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Boy do I have memories of this beach or what !!! I worked as a lifeguard here for a couple years before moving away to go to college in 1963. We lived on 13th street and Drexel Ave., just a couple blocks from here and spent most of my time here at this beach. This beach is better today than... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Beautiful beach, the water is unbelievable, crystal clear and really sets off the clean white sand. I've travelled all over Spain and Greece and seen some incredible beaches but this place really is one of kind. Very clean, and an excellent spot for people watching the wonderfully eccentric visitors to and residents of Miami. All in a perfect place to... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

The beach offers great views of the ocean as well as the local color. It is a very interesting and varied crowd of people.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

I'm not one to shy away from a little bit of skin and it's certainly on show here at the 12th Street Beach. The "body beautifuls" come here not just to soak up the sun, but to soak up the atmosphere and get an eyeful of the other stunning people out at the beach. At certain times of the year... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

Love South Beach. 12th Street is a gay friendly area but it's still South Beach and I love it. South Beach isn't the cleanest beach but you can't beat the beautiful people.

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