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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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Private Tour: Miami Nighttime Sightseeing
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US$40.00*
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South Beach Salsa Class plus Dancing with Live Band
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US$8.00*
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South Beach Bicycle Rental

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Great Scenery but walk on beach side

I have not been here for several years and the change is dramatic. The scenery is still great but the hucksters from all the restaurants wrecks the beauty of it. The Art Deco... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have not been here for several years and the change is dramatic. The scenery is still great but the hucksters from all the restaurants wrecks the beauty of it. The Art Deco buildings with the lighting and people watching is still fantastic. The women dress to the T's. The men not so much. After we walked 15 blocks down... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

South Beach is the nicest beach i have visited in my life. Miles of golden sands pristine and well looked after with litter bins placed every hundred yards and lifeguard huts at every block. It is so relaxing on a sunny day although it does usually get very busy from mid morning onwards. We were usually around 9th and enjoyed... More 

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melrose park, il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visit the beach and do nite life at Elleven. Don't bring a car. Travel with Uber. Have breakfast at Maxime's

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is the best location to stay when you go to Miami. The best beaches, restaurants, bars, expositions are there. Don't miss South Pointe Park and Lincoln Road.

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

South Beach - as well as mid beach - are beautiful stretches of beach along a boardwalk. If you go to Miami Beach, you will likely make your way here at some point. If you are here during a spring break or busy time, you may want to opt for the slightly less crowded, but equally nice, midbeach about a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very cosmopolitan and a beautiful walk along South Beach. The Art Deco buildings are a please to view.

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

My wife and I visited south beach twice while in Miami. The beach was stunning. Felt very safe and the water was lovely

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was so peaceful and the water was so warm. Visiting from New York, it was a pleasant treat to be so close to the water.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was there more than one time and I confirm that every time the warm atmosphere is exicitng. People can dress what thye want, walk, run or stay with a pet, in absolute serenity. It is an experience that make for sure a moment of relax

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Brooklyn, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ocean is very clean and blue the waves are calm. Great for families. Plenty of things to do. Check out Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive, full of restaurants and outdoor seating. Big sand bar right out front the surf line. Fun to swim out to the sand bar and collect cool shells.

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