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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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US$158.99*
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Private Tour: South Beach Sightseeing
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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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Puyallup, Washington
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Puyallup, Washington
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95 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday 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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Sandy, UT
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful beach with safe atmosphere. Lifeguards and nearby police station. Nice beach. Lots of nearby places to grab food for a beach pucnic.

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Thank escapingmom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I had the opportunity to spend a few days in South Beach before embarking on a Caribbean cruise. South Beach has that unique blend of informality and sophistication that made it a place that we will return to. I highly recommend signing up for the ART DECO WALKING TOUR offered by the Miami Design Preservation League. It... More 

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caracas
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138 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Is a must go place to go! I love all the tourist and shops with sales! Also the places for eat and drink are amazing

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New York City, New York
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Love walking the Drive and catching a drink or bite to eat along the way to people watch. Walk the beach as it is easy to walk on the from sand.

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Toledo, OH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We saw no restrictions as to what you can and cannot bring onto the beach in terms of alcohol. The beach volley ball courts are in the 600-700 block of ocean blvd and offer some additional eye candy. After 8 days of limited beach in the Florida Keys, South Beach hit the spot. Plenty of cool bathrooms too!

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We for a run in Miami beach and can absolutely recommend the boardwalk esp early morning it is a great experience. Clean and not too many people and weather just georgeous.

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Thank bup69
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There is something quite spectacular about South Beach 🌊 from the clear sand and refreshing water to the many opportunities for people watching - especially the phenomenal water enthusiasts and beautiful people.

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Montreal, Canada
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Certainly not a beach I would spend my honeymoon at. If you're looking for the time of your life on your spring break this is the beach for you! Being right by the city it offers incredible views. Of course with being by a city parking is very hard to find on a busy day... I would just go more... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

high prices, mostly. excessive ser vice charges, mostly. but it is a wonderful vacation spot with challenges on keeping it less than quite expensive.

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