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Miami Beaches - Attractions in Miami

Many people who visit Miami are eager to explore its famous beaches which offer tons of fun in the sun and stretch for miles. You can come to Miami's beaches to swim, play beach volleyball, go snorkeling, fishing, diving, and anything else you can think of. With its wide stretches of sand between the water and the boardwalk, there are always a ton of fun activities going on. For a more relaxing beach experience, you can just spend some time sunbathing or people-watching.

Miami has a tropical climate which means very hot humid summers and drier warm winters. The high season to go to Miami is between December and May of every year when average temperatures are in the pleasant mid-70s to low-80s. During this time, most tourists flock to Miami to escape the cold weather in their hometowns. This is also a great time to go to the beach, as water temperatures are moderate in the 70s.

Miami Beaches - Atractions in Miami

Miami Beach: one of the best things to do in Miami

If you're looking to spend a day at a Miami Beach, you can get umbrellas and lounge chairs for rent at a reasonable price. You won't have to look for a rental place; usually the vendors solicit you as soon as you walk onto the beach. If you're staying at a hotel that's right on the beach, they will probably let you use their lounge chairs, towels or umbrellas for free. Be sure to ask about flipper and snorkeling gear. Miami Beach is a great place to engage in some water sports; waterskiing, sailing, snorkeling, and jet skiing.

Getting to Miami Beaches in Miami is pretty simple. Many people here use public transportation especially around South Beach because of the difficulty of finding parking spots. The public transit here is called Miami Dade Transit (MDT) and has several bus lines that run across South Beach, the downtown and Brickell area, and other beaches such as Haulover Beach. There are no metro lines on Miami Beach itself, but look out for the South Beach Local (SBL) which connects South Beach bus lines to other major Miami bus lines and the Metrorail.

Miami Beaches - Atractions in Miami

South Beach and Miami Beach tips

Miami beaches are beautiful and will guarantee you an unforgettable time while visiting this mythical city. The best thing about many Miami beaches is that they're free to enter. Also parking is usually very cheap and plentiful, for example parking in Haulover Beach only costs $6 all day. Heading to the beach in Miami is one of the most exciting and cheapest things you will do while in the city of Magic.

Frugal travelers will be in heaven while in Miami beaches; parking is cheap and umbrella and lounge chairs rarely cost more than $10. For even more savings, pack a picnic for the beach and you will have saved tons on food prices, which tend to be expensive in South beach. As for high-end travelers, they might feel more pampered at many of the private beaches that some hotels offer and the personalized services such as massages, personal waiters and special attention from hotel staff.

Miami Beaches - Atractions in Miami

South Beach, Miami Beach, Halouver Beach, which is best?

Those traveling with their families to Miami should know that some beaches allow topless sunbathing and nudity, so you might want to take this into consideration before heading to the beach for the day and do your research. Groups will not have a problem finding a spot on the beach because beaches in Miami stretch for miles and provide tons of space for lounging.

For the solo traveler, Miami beaches are bustling with activity so you'll never feel alone. Plus, the locals here are so warm and friendly; you won't be alone for long. Just be careful who you talk to and if you're a female, it is best to not make conversation with strange men, most of them are harmless enough, but for your own safety, stick to females and groups of people when traveling alone.

Miami Beaches - Atractions in Miami

Welcome to the world renowned Miami beaches!

Miami features various enchanting beaches which attract tourists from all over the world. Its year-round summer weather make Miami beaches a main attraction to sunbathe, enjoy the refreshing waters of the Atlantic, and simply relax while enjoying a lovely holiday. Due to its perfect location, Miami offers a variety of beaches each with its individual flair all outlines with soft sand and blue skies.

South Beach

South Beach is world known for its turquoise waters and perfect location on the south of the island of Miami Beach. SoBe, as it is also known, runs from the island’s south point up to 23rd Street. Along the beaches, the waves crash on the seashore where the sandy beaches allow for lovely walks or jogs any time of the day. From South Pointe Park to Collins Park, you can also find cabanas, umbrellas, and lounge chairs for rent, as well as a 1.6-mile long walkway for rollerblading and biking. The beaches of South Beach are within a short walking distance of the most popular hotels, restaurants, and boutiques.

Crandon Park

Crandon Park Beach offers a different side to Miami beaches with calmer waters and a family friendly environment! Located on Key Biscayne North, Crandon Park is a local favorite. It is ideal for snorkeling as it has numerous sandbars where you can walk out a mile or so. Towards the South of the park you can see the Cape Florida Lighthouse. On the way to Cape Florida, you will encounter the beautiful scenery surrounded with vegetation and plenty of palm trees.

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