Miami Beach

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Miami Beach which includes a city and street scenes

Head to this exclusive coastal stretch to see where the rich and famous hang out and enjoy pristine sands, glamorous boulevards and diverse beachside entertainment.

Miami Beach is one of the most famous urban beach resorts in the United States. The American dream of success and prosperity is proudly on display on this “Billion Dollar Sandbar.” It stretches for 35 miles (56 kilometers) along the oceanfront. With hundreds of nightclubs, hotels, restaurants and boutiques, Miami Beach is considered the place to be seen in the Miami-Dade area.

Miami Beach is separated from the mainland by Biscayne Bay. It stretches north from South Pointe Park Beach to John U. Lloyd Beach Park. Miami Beach was first connected to Miami by a long wooden bridge in 1913. This became the catalyst for the incorporation of Miami Beach as a man-made paradise. Simple changing huts made way for big hotels, such as Brown’s Hotel, which is still standing on Ocean Drive today. It’s now surrounded by luxury resorts, modern condos, high-end restaurants and shops. The glamorous boulevard along the Atlantic Ocean owes part of its fame to the 1980s TV series Miami Vice.

Head to Miami Beach to enjoy pristine sands and people-watching. Open-air art exhibits, music festivals and dance performances take place here throughout the year. It's the venue for Art Basel, one of the world's premier modern and contemporary art shows, with other venues in Europe and Hong Kong.

A short four-minute drive south is South Beach, also known as SoBe. This is the place for water sports and people-watching. It’s where surfers play it cool, sunbathers top up their tans and Hollywood stars come to party. The area is also very cultural and home to one of the largest collections of art deco architecture in the world.

To get to Miami Beach by car, take one of the causeways north of downtown Miami that link Miami Beach to the mainland. By public transport, take the hop-on hop-off bus, or grab a taxi to get around in North Miami Beach. South Beach has a local bus service and exploring the area by foot is easy.

Where to stay in Miami Beach

Eden Roc Miami Beach
Eden Roc Miami Beach
4.5 out of 5
4525 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
The price is CA $219 per night from Oct 13 to Oct 13
Nestled on the beach, this Mid Beach resort is within a 15-minute walk of Miami Beach Boardwalk and 41st Street. Collins Avenue Shopping Area and Miami Beach ...
3.8/5Good! (1,615 reviews)
"Very nice and I loved how you can just walk right to the beach"

Reviewed on Sep. 23, 2021

Eden Roc Miami Beach
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4.5 out of 5
4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
The price is CA $442 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in Mid Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within 1 mi (2 km) of Miami Beach Boardwalk and 41st Street. Lincoln Road Mall ...
3.7/5Good! (5,051 reviews)
"I totally recommend this wonderful llevas .The best option for us choosing that beautiful and awesome hotel !! The stuff was very friendly and helpful!! I do wanna say ELIZA ,the front desk manager and her team ,They were awesome and made sure we had a great time at the hotel , great location ,great ..."

Reviewed on Sep. 23, 2021

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach
Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach
4.5 out of 5
1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
The price is CA $315 per night from Oct 11 to Oct 11
Nestled on the beach, this South Beach hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Collins Avenue Shopping Area, Miami Beach Boardwalk, and Espanola Way and Washington ...
4.3/5Excellent! (2,662 reviews)
"I just love everything about it"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2021

Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
New Point Miami Beach Apartments
New Point Miami Beach Apartments
3 out of 5
5445 Collins Av Suite # CU15, Miami Beach, FL
The price is CA $151 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
Nestled on the beach, this Mid Beach aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Miami Beach Boardwalk, Collins Avenue Shopping Area, and Miami Beach Convention Center. ...
3.3/5 (816 reviews)
"No caption tv one problem how I read caption damn picture too late bored no caption thank because I am deaf and one thing no front oceanview street ho wrong way room waste time too late great room"

Reviewed on Sep. 14, 2021

New Point Miami Beach Apartments
Tradewinds Apartment Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
Tradewinds Apartment Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2365 Pine Tree Dr, South Beach, Miami Beach, FL
The price is CA $166 per night from Sep 27 to Sep 27
Located in South Beach, this aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Miami City Ballet, Collins Avenue Shopping Area, and Miami Beach Boardwalk. Miami Beach ...
3.9/5Very Good! (1,850 reviews)
"It was quiet and cozy. I paid for a two beds and only was given one bed. Because of the Covid19 the rooms cannot be cleaned, and it is understandable, but I feel rooms should be equiped with a dust mop to keep the dust off the floors."

Reviewed on Sep. 13, 2021

Tradewinds Apartment Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
Seaside All Suites Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
Seaside All Suites Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
3 out of 5
7500 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
Located in North Beach, this aparthotel is 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Surfside Beach and 1.9 mi (3.1 km) from Bal Harbour Beach. Bal Harbour Shops and Baker's Haulover ...
4/5Very Good! (1,726 reviews)
"I was so so so surprise how much i pay definity i had a bargain"

Reviewed on Sep. 18, 2021

Seaside All Suites Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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