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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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Lovely clean beach. Vendors sell food/drink at booths along beach plus hotels directly on the beach have their own area/chairs etc. Beach is huge. Stock up on water/food and easy... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely clean beach. Vendors sell food/drink at booths along beach plus hotels directly on the beach have their own area/chairs etc. Beach is huge. Stock up on water/food and easy to spend a whole day here.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

wanted to go for a long evening walk but was cut short because no bathrooms available. saw lots of homeless people sleeping on the beach

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want to see beautiful blue waters, people who are fit and take the pains to maintain their bodies and play a lot of beach volleyball, South Beach is the place for you! Located in Miami, it offers a lot of options for food enthusiasts and also for the outdoorsy variety and party animals alike. The pubs that line... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The beach was packed on a cool day. Lots to see and great people watching. A high energy young crowd. Lots of bars and restaurants about a block from the beach.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great cultural mix. The beach is convenient to everything. Bus from the airport. Citi Bikes everywhere. Bed & Drinks Hostel is perfect for solo traveler. I would go for a hotel if two or more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Awesome beaches. You can work out beside Ocean Drive, there are some machines and bars open to the public. Beaches are closed at midnight so you can walk on the beach at night without problems with a higt security sensation. The place is very clean and the water is clear.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach is definitely worth doing if you're in Miami although parking is ridiculously expensive at 20$

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Where else can you go to such a perfect beach that turns into a modern, hip city the second you walk off the sand?

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had all our meals on the sidewalk and many of them right here on Ocean Drive. We thoroughly enjoyed this entire experience. Definitely can't beat mid 70's weather after coming from the cold and snow.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

South beach is a fun place! Lots of outdoor dining in January, which for us north-westerners was a treat! Definitely recommend an overnight stay in South Beach if you want to end your cruise with a bang!

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