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Best time to visit for beach fun

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Best time to visit for beach fun

I have a general question about Florida. Can you go to the beach all year round? I want to come visit next year but would like to enjoy the beach as well. I am looking at mostly the areas in between Mia and FLL. I also may take a trip to the keys not sure yet though. Just wondering if I came in the winter months Jan-March can I still enjoy the beach, or should I come another time?

I was in the Dominican Republic this past March and the water was a little chilly.

Please Advise


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1. Re: Best time to visit for beach fun

It will be the same here. If you have a mild winter again then it will be warmer waters. If we have a cold winter you will want to wait until May or June for warm waters. FLL & Miami will definetly be warmer than elsewhere in Florida. For many that come from the north they think our weather is great in the winter and go swimming when us floridians won't even put a toe in the water. Its hard to predict what kind of winter we will have this year. Keep in mind rates for hotels, etc are higher until later March, then they start to drop a little.

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2. Re: Best time to visit for beach fun

Miami Beach's water temperatures fall, on average, to 71 in January. For San Juan, PR, it's 77.


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3. Re: Best time to visit for beach fun

If you want to frolic on the beach,make sandcastles ,hunt for shells and take long walks along the beach or go fishing you can do that 12 months a year. if you actually want to get into the water and swim then water temperatures can be rather chilly from December to March, fortunately most hotels have heated pools

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