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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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Great place to stay

We stayed i Pennsylvania Ave which we did not realise when we n ooked how well located it was. Wadling distance to Washington, Lincoln, Collins and Ocean Drive we enjoyed walking... read more

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed i Pennsylvania Ave which we did not realise when we n ooked how well located it was. Wadling distance to Washington, Lincoln, Collins and Ocean Drive we enjoyed walking to dinner and the sights.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Some of the best art in the world and fun time. Basel is a must for any collector. What's not to love

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit to Sobe. Weather was fantastic everyday. We stayed on the "West Side" which is not oceanfront. Seems like tip is included at every restaurant or bar so be careful you dont pay double when you get your receipt.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Awesome place to go and walk, drink some beers, Margaritas and have some cuban food. Cool place just to see tourists from all around the place.

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Centerville, Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walk along Ocean Drive in South Beach and be amazed by the gorgeous architecture of the art deco buildings, the landscape and the interesting array of people our enjoying the same beach side experience.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I spent years living in Miami. South Beach is always a "go to". What else is there? Sun, sand, water, food, lights, shopping, people, sports, art, music, fashion. There is something for everybody. Wear sunblock and dress sexy/comfy. And then, just have fun, relax and let go. Because "Ju in Miami Baby".

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Windermere, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's easy to walk from the main road, over sand dunes to get to the beach. It's very clean and well kept.

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San Angelo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Even after living in Hawaii and traveling the world, I must say this beach rates very high on my list. Great water, although be advised the Lifeguards are very particular on how deep they will let you go, despite the relatively minor surf. The sand is not particularly inviting relative to other great destination beaches. There are plenty of bikini... More 

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Newtown, Pa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been going to South Beach for many years. As I describe it to my friends it's the fastest and cheapest way to escape the Northeast winters. It can be expensive or reasonable depending on where you go. The touristy beach area tends to be expensive, restaurants on Ocean can lure you in with a fantastic dinner specials but slam... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The board walk goes for at least 25 blocks and is good for walking, jogging and biking. Lots of beach entries with numerous lounge chair rental spots. When you get down around 12th St, cut to your right and walk down Ocean Blvd, where all the bars and restaurants are located. Great Boardwalk.

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