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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

South Beach was busy and lively. My family and I enjoyed walking around and people watching. There are many restaurants along the way, and the beach is beautiful.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SouthernDreamsFromUT
Reviewed yesterday

Podunk tourists and ghetto locals are what you will experience firsthand when traveling through South beach. The glamorous days of movie stars and fashion icons ended almost two decades ago. The entire strip is riddled with the worst class of predators in the form of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sentient M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of options to rent with little ones. We were able to rent a large beach bed with cabana that was great for the babies to nap on. Public restrooms and restaurants at the street. We hung out between 6th and 7th street with very...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Valerie M
Reviewed yesterday

One of the best beaches I have visited, my family and I had a great day and there are plenty of places to eat and drink making for an enjoyable day at the beach.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The beach is huge and seem endless. The walkway behind it is gorgeous and filled with alot of nice restaurants just across the street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank according2amy
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is an interesting place with good restaurant, a beautiful beach and tons of things to do. Definitely need an entire day to just enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 7766heath
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beach is beautiful, the sand is white and it is very big. There are tons of volleyball nets and an outdoor gym. We came here twice before we went on a cruise and when we got off the boat. It's very close by I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ZoeA167
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Miami - south beach - is really to die for! The beach is huge and all you need is sun and good weather to enjoy walking, sunbathing or diving into the ocean! Amazing!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank globetrotter0009
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not like it used to be, but still worth a visit if you do no mind battling your way through the throngs of tourists everywhere.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JamesS261
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited after Christmas and the weather was windy and cooler. Stayed at the Marriott Stanton on points. A fun boutique hotel The is located on the beach by a park, so it felt quieter than other Ocean Dr locations. I loved my morning walks on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Hi Everyone....totally confused right now. There are 4 of us heading to Miami in Feb, but we are so confused as to where to stay. Our ages range is 48 to 22. We have been looking at the Colony, Starlite and accommodation in and around that area, but we have also been looking at The Seagull and Tradewinds further North. Never been before and hearing all sorts of different stories from people about the expense of it all etc. Can you walk from Mid Beach to South Beach and is there the average bars and restaurants that the normal working class person can go to. We all love the Boats etc. Our accommodation budget is around the 1200 - 1300 for the week and we will all be staying in the same room. Sorry for the long question, but at the minute just so so confused. Want the best of both worlds I think :) Thank you in advance for any help. I think I really need to get accommodation booked at this stage.
12 January 2019|
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Response from washington1967 | Reviewed this property |
We very much enjoyed staying in a fairly residential area South of Fifth (on Euclid) back in October. The beach was just a couple of blocks away - a very easy stroll even carrying chairs and back packs. We had a pool but... More
6 January 2019|
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Response from Neuroone1 | Reviewed this property |
A 20 minute walk a
5 January 2019|
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Response from johnmc82 | Reviewed this property |
We parked in a public garage on 17th St I think, just around the corner from the pedestrian shopping area, the "Lincoln" mall area.