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South Beach in Miami.

What's so special about So Be? Recreational and culturally speaking.

The famous South Beach Miami is a very popular attraction (So Be) as we know it, is visited by a large number of tourists from every nationality and every part of the world...Every day of the year...Always busy...A hot spot that never sleeps!

South Beach, Miami, the sandy beaches  and the modern city life style.

During the day Miami Beach is a bright, sunny, entertaining and energizing territory. But the most important feature of South Beach Miami has to be the long white sandy beaches, washed by the clear warm waters of the Atlantic, attracting the millions of visitors from abroad.

A cruse ship can be seeing leaving the port of Miami from the area of South Beach.

Cruise ships leave the port of Miami to different vacation destinations, while you relax on the beach.

The life of So Be.

With hundreds of night clubs, hotels, restaurants and boutiques Miami Beach is one of those South Florida attractions that is always buzzing with day and night activity.

Night life picture of Ocean Drive in South Beach, Miami.

So Be night scene is a buzzing world of color, light and rhythm!

Art Deco South Beach Miami Stylish.

The Art Deco district of Miami Beach had been the set of movies and TV programs like the 80's Miami Vice. And all because of its architectural very unique style of pastel colors painted buildings.

View of Ocean Drive and the Art Deco distric of Miami Beach.

Art Deco is an visual art design that originated in France in the 1920's, and that later had greater influence in other countries around the world. Art deco is the architectural style prevalent in South Beach Miami.

Art Deco has also influence on interior design, automobiles, fashion, graphic arts, railroad stations, ocean liners, and other aspects of visual art design.

Sun tanning on a normal sunny day in Miami Beach.

South Beach on a normal day! As long as there is sun!

Alluring and fascinating places.

The most famous venues of South Beach, are Ocean Drive, Washington Ave and Lincoln Road, these are always buzzing with activity doe to the concentration of night clubs, restaurants, boutiques, stores, hotels and entertainment.

Group of yoCelebrating the 4th of July at Mangos Cafe in South Beach.

At Mango's Tropical Cafe life is eternal!

The nightlife in South Beach has an upbeat tone, from tropical Caribbean, 80's disco dance, hip pop, electronic music, rock, to the gay and drag queen bars and clubs. They are all open every night, and for the party animals this is paradise!

Cuban immigrant playing conga drums in South Beach, Miami.

It's a multicultural society as well since groups of different nationalities had found work and business opportunities in South Beach.

English, Spanish, Portuguese, Semitic, European and other languages are commonly heard.

*Cuban immigrants playing drums in Miami Beach.

The entire world had come to South Beach Miami!

It's a multicultural society as well since groups of different nationalities had found work and business opportunities in South Beach.

English, Spanish, Portuguese, Semitic, European and other languages are commonly heard. The entire world had come to South Beach Miami!

First go to the beach, get sun burn, find someone to walk with along the board walk and have fun!

Reggae band playing live music in South Beach.

Live reggae music in So Be for the Art Deco Festival of 2013.


Where to go in South Beach?

Ocean drive street in South Beach, Miami.

Ocean Drive. Ocean Drive is this widely known street, crowded with fine dine restaurants, Art Deco hotels, noisy night clubs and bars, fancy boutiques, other glamorous places, beautiful bodies dressed on swim suits, and that some of us had seen in movies like the so popular AL Pacino’s Scare Face.

Ocean Drive in Miami Beach

Ocean Drive. Ocean Drive is this widely known street, crowded with fine dine restaurants, Art Deco hotels, noisy night clubs and bars, fancy boutiques, other glamorous places, beautiful bodies dressed on swim suits, and that some of us had seen in movies like the so popular AL Pacino’s Scare Face.

Walking on Lincoln Road, South Beach, Miami.

Lincoln Road. Is competing with Ocean Drive in popularity. South Beach sophistication at its best. Lincoln Road is a pedestrian road running east and west between 16th and 17th street in South Beach Miami. Full of restaurants, art galleries, shops, a multiplex cinema and other businesses.

Lincoln Rd in Miami Beach

Lincoln Road. Is competing with Ocean Drive in popularity. South Beach sophistication at its best. Lincoln Road is a pedestrian road running east and west between 16th and 17th street in South Beach Miami. Full of restaurants, art galleries, shops, a multiplex cinema and other businesses.

Riding a bicycle along Washington Avenue in South Beach, Miami.

Other popular streets like Washington and Collins Avenue, here you find the vividness of the South Beach life style present. Finding hotels, restaurants, clubs or stores is not a problem here. Unlike parking, that sometimes gets difficult and expensive especially on days like the Memorial Day, New Year’s Eve, and some other holidays.

Bicycle riding along Washington Av, Miami Beach.

Other popular streets like Washington and Collins Avenue, here you find the vividness of the South Beach life style present. Finding hotels, restaurants, clubs or stores is not a problem here. Unlike parking, that sometimes gets difficult and expensive especially on days like the Memorial Day, New Year’s Eve, and some other holidays.

Sign at the entrance to the Filmore and Jackie Gleason Center in South Beach.

The Filmore, the Jackie Gleason Theater of Performing Arts andThe Miami Beach Convention Center 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach. 305 673 7300.

It's the home of live concerts, artistic productions and it can be rented for other especial events.

Filmore-Jackie Gleason Theater, Miami Beach.

The Filmore, the Jackie Gleason Theater of Performing Arts andThe Miami Beach Convention Center 1700 Washington Ave, Miami Beach. 305 673 7300.

It's the home of live concerts, artistic productions and it can be rented for other especial events.

The Miami Beach Convention Center.

This indoor arena at the Convention Center exhibits hall with capacity for 40000 people was built in 1957 and is the ground for sporting events, arts and auto shows, exhibits and many other especial events. Miami International Boat Shows. 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. 305 441 3220.

The Convention Center of Miami Beach

This indoor arena at the Convention Center exhibits hall with capacity for 40000 people was built in 1957 and is the ground for sporting events, arts and auto shows, exhibits and many other especial events. Miami International Boat Shows. 1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach. 305 441 3220.

 Boats and yachts at the Miami's Boat Show.

The greatest of boat shows takes place in South Beach Miami in February of every year. In three different areas of Miami Beach at the same time, the news models of boats, the most luxurious yachts, and the latest on boating technology are shown to the world.

Miami's Boat Show.

The greatest of boat shows takes place in South Beach Miami in February of every year. In three different areas of Miami Beach at the same time, the news models of boats, the most luxurious yachts, and the latest on boating technology are shown to the wor

The Holocaust Memorial Sculpture in South Beach, Miami.

The Holocaust Memorial. 1933 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach. 305 538 1663.

This sculpture garden memorial is dedicated to the six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust.

The Jewish culture and influence is present in South Beach Miami.

The Holocaust Memorial.

The Holocaust Memorial. 1933 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach. 305 538 1663.

This sculpture garden memorial is dedicated to the six million Jewish people who perished in the Holocaust.

The Jewish culture and influence is present in South Beach Miami.

The front of the Bass Museum in South Beach.

Bass Museum of Art. 2100 Collins Ave. Miami Beach. 305 673 7530.

This art museum specializes in art from around the world. National and international art collections from the Renaissance, 19th century paintings, contemporary and modern art forms.

Bass Museum of Art.

Bass Museum of Art. 2100 Collins Ave. Miami Beach. 305 673 7530.

This art museum specializes in art from around the world. National and international art collections from the Renaissance, 19th century paintings, contemporary and modern art forms.

Statue in the meadle of the pond at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden. 2000 Convention Center Drive. Miami Beach. 305 673 7256.

The gardens beautiful setting and relaxing ambiance is inspiring. It's a small but well detailed garden.

The garden founded in 1962, showcases a Japanese garden, water gardens, native Florida plants, wetland with mangrove, bromalians, palms, orchids and many others.

Miami Beach Botanical Gardens.

Miami Beach Botanical Garden. 2000 Convention Center Drive. Miami Beach. 305 673 7256.

The gardens beautiful setting and relaxing ambiance is inspiring. It's a small but well detailed garden.

The garden founded in 1962, showcases a Japanese garden, water gardens, native Florida plants, wetland with mangrove, bromalians, palms, orchids and many others.

5 of the South Beach Best Restaurants

News Café. 8th street and Ocean Dr, MB. 305 538 6397. Affordable and trendy, great place to relax, chat, and eat lunch and breakfast, with a fabulous and extensive menu- from seafood to burgers.

Joe’s Stone Crab. 11 Washington Ave, MB. 305 673 0365. The specialty and reputation of the house is the Stone Crab, but not only that, other seafood, lobster, shrimp, conch fritters, fried oyster, ceviche, meat and poultry, sandwiches and burgers, an extensive selection of wines and other liquors. And breakfast served daily.

Café Prima Pasta. 414-71th street, Miami Beach. 305 867 0106. The best Italian Restaurant with family flavor in South Beach, according to many residents, visitors and the Miami Herald. An extensive prima pastas menu as well as sea food, salads, hot and cold appetizers, veal and chicken, and kids classic dishes.

BLT Steak. 1440 Ocean Drive, MB. 305 673 0044. Located in the Betsy Hotel, the place is a charm South Beach style with international reputation. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the restaurants patio or at the lobby’s bar. Great restaurant with great service, As far as the menu, steak, cab filet, prime cut rib eye, prime cut New York Strip, fish, spice grilled sword fish, spice tuna, seafood , jumbo shrimp, oyster, clams, red snapper, fish & shellfish, salads & appetizers etc.

Scarpetta at the Fontainebleau Hotel, 4441 Collins Avenue, MB. 305 538 2000. Ocean and pool side view. Outstanding Italian food, featuring the famous spaghetti and creamy polenta, sirloin with red wine sauce, the arugula salad, Mediterranean Branzino, yellow tail snapper and a great variety of foods, wines and liquors.

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Side walk cafes and restaurants at Espanola Way, in South Beach.

Side walk cafes and restaurants are the latest trend in So Be, Espanola Way, Lincoln Road, Washington Avenue and Ocean Drive.

5 of the Best Night Clubs and Bars in Miami Beach

Nikki Beach Miami: 1 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach. 305 538 1111. Fax 954 5381380.

Beach Bar, Dance Club, Sunset BBQ Nights, Restaurant and Night Club, Good fruity drinks! Good times always at Nikki's! It has been one of the favorite spots among party goers in So Be for quite some time now.

Mango's Tropical Cafe: 900 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach. 305 673 4422 Fax 305 674 0311. Open daily-noon to 5 am.100% Tropical Flavor. Neither the storms nor the hurricanes had been able to slow down the party at Mango's Cafe! Live music, bar, Latin dance and great entertainment.

Score: 727 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach. 305 535 1111. Open daily-3 pm to 5 am.

Famous gay and lesbian bar and dance club, with late nights and after hour’s entertainment.

Buck 15: 1661 Meridian Ave, Miami Beach. 305 538 3815. Open 10pm to 5am.

Dance Club, with no cover charge, dance all night until sun rise, in one of the best night clubs in Miami, to the music mixes of the local DJs.

Cameo: 1445 Washington Av, Miami Beach. 786 235 5800. Open 11 pm to 5 am.

Late night and after hours nightclub. The acclaimed famous Cameo Dance Club has been the preference of celebrities and everyone who ever set foot here.

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View of the bar of the Clevelander Hotel in Ocean Drive,South Beach.

Night Clubs and Bar come and go in Miami Beach, but some endure the test of times like the Clevelander Hotel, Restaurant and Bar, 10 st and Ocean Drive, always entertaining.

5 of The Best Hotels in South Beach.

The Angler's Boutique Resort: 660 Washington Ave, Miami Beach. 305 534 9600.

Some of the best architects and designers blended their talents in the construction of this top of the line luxurious resort. Located in the heart of So Be at only a walking distance from the beach and the acclaimed Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road's restaurants, clubs and boutiques.

Acqualina Resort and Spa on the Beach: 17875 Collins Av, Sunny Isles Beach. 866 502 8843, 305 918 8000, Fax 305 918 8100.(located a little far north of So Be on an upscale area of North Miami Beach)

Featured as one of the top 10 beach resorts in Florida, very luxurious ocean front suites and a world-class service.

The Betsy Hotel, South Beach: 1440 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach. 305 531 6100.

Surrounded by the Art Deco scene of So Be the Betsy is a distinguished and reputable historic landmark hotel. Its tropical style court yard pool, rooms and suites are inspiring. Enjoy the view of the ocean from the roof top Deck at

Marlin Hotel: 1200 Collins Av, Miami Beach. 305 695 3000.

The modernized Art Deco Style, very common of Miami Beach is present here. Breathe this phenomenal So Be atmosphere while you're here. One step from the beach and other great venues. Chill out!

Avalon Hotel. 700 Ocean Dr, Miami Beach. 800 933 3306-800 538 0133.

Excellent location in the heart of South Beach Art Deco, in the middle of the action, with South Beach style side walk cafe and the European breakfast buffet.

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The Park Central Hotel in Ocean Drive, Miami Beach.

Art Deco style hotels in Ocean Dr.

Park Central Hotel. 640 Ocean Dr. So Be. 305 638 1611.

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Next to a pink and white police car at the Miami Beach police station.

Miami beaches versus the Florida Keys Beaches! Just different!

The long white sandy strips of beaches, surrounded by the busy, and buzzing urban city living are typical of Miami, while the nature ornamented, more quiet and refreshing tropical island style beaches are typical of the Florida Keys.

It's a matter of preference, but we have to agree that Miami beaches have greater quality and worldwide reputation, but that for a camping, kayaking, fishing, or closer to raw nature experience the Florida Keys beaches are the ideal choice.

I truly hope that you' ll have a great time in South Beach. And why not? So Be has the flavor and enchantment of the entire Sunshine State!







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