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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 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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“ocean drive” (725 reviews)
“white sand” (189 reviews)
“warm water” (99 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On Ocean Drive you have everything from night clubs to restaurants and bars. You can go out there at like 5 am and the parties will still be going.

Thank nancy2196
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy people watching while sipping on a very expensive drink, then by all means go for it. The beach is crowded and active. Nice atmosphere with very clean sand. At night the crowds are huge and the clubs loud. The music varied from...More

Thank C G
Reviewed 1 week ago

For me is miami beach one of the most places which you must visit if you are in miami. Long beach with bars, restaurants and hotels. Clean beach and pure ocean.

Thank Dom_Lock
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beach is nice and long but it is not the greatest of beaches. What you should not miss though is Ocean Drive.

Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a regular down at South Beach and it is safe to say no place on earth is like it. I am a well seasoned traveler and this is one of my favorite destinations. If you want to be by the pool with the...More

Thank JuarezJJackson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

South beach is a very lively place and we had an amazing time. Mangos is a definite must-see and the beach was amazing as well.

Thank adamsoto
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you think Miami you think south beach is a little pricey but you need to be here and have a ball do not bypass

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place you never know what you would see. lots of bare bums yes a thong is the number one choice for the ladies here to wear out and noting to cover it seems the washing bills are very small😂 Had to leave because of...More

Thank TurkeyLFC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely and clean area. Lively with fabulous beaches and great hotels. Great place to relax in the day and party at night. Loved it!!

Thank jesmas
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the beaches of Florida especially South beach.. white sand warm water. Nothing better than that

Thank Jen2Ka2
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28 August 2017|
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Response from speedlion | Reviewed this property |
SLS hotel has great parties, i would email this hotel and few other party venues 1-2 months before and get tickets to 1 venue at least : they usually sell out quickly !
15 August 2017|
Response from PlatinumHoney | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I am unable to assist with your question as I have not inquired nor participated in the kind of experience you are looking for, but it sounds like we would enjoy the same! I recommend you ask the concierge of... More
Rachal B
10 August 2017|
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Response from David O | Reviewed this property |
yes. do not want to be there if it is lightening, but beach is fun in the rain.