Miami Florida Beaches
Sunny Isles Beach – Newport Beachside Hotel & Resort’s Beach
Location: Collins Ave. between 157th and 193rd streets Sunny Isles, FL 33160
North of Miami Beach, this well-maintained white sand beach goes from one end of Sunny Isles to the other. There’s a pier, pavilion and boardwalk, restrooms, showers, beach volleyball, food, rentals and fishing.
Miami Beach – North
Location: Collins Avenue from 46th Street to 78th Street
Beach Features: The beach has a palm-shaded grassy area and is near sidewalk cafés and fast-food restaurants. There are lifeguard towers, food concessions, beach chair and umbrella rentals, and shower facilities. If you’re driving, there is a parking fee.
Miami Beach – Central
Location: Collins Avenue from 21st Street to 46th Street
Beach Features: Popular with joggers, this beach has a raised boardwalk over the dunes. There are lifeguard towers, food & drink concessions, beach chair & umbrella rentals, and parking fee.
Miami Beach/South Beach
Location: At the southern end of Miami Beach.
Beach Features: South Beach is the place for people-watching with many sidewalk cafés nearby.
South Pointe Park
Location: Ocean Drive at 5th Street, 1 Washington Ave entrance
Beach Features: This beach is located at the southern tip of South Beach. There is a parking fee.
Haulover Park Beach
Location: 10800 Collins Ave. Miami Beach, FL 33154-1006
Beach Feature: The north end of this mile and a half of white sand is the only legal nude beach in Miami. It has restrooms, showers, picnic facilities and grills. Haulover Park, across from the beach offers a full service marina,shops, food and equipment rentals. Public golf course close by.
South Florida Beaches
Crandon Park Beach
Location: 4000 Crandon Blvd. Key Biscayne, FL 33149
Beach Features: This lagoon style beach – with calm, protected waters – consistently ranks among the Top 10 beaches in the nation. Activities include tennis, swimming, snorkeling, sailing, running, roller-skating, boating, kayaking, snorkeling, inline skating, strolling the Crandon Gardens in the old Metrozoo, fishing, a restored 1949 carousel, roller rink, splash fountain, beachfront playground and more.
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Location: 1200 S. Crandon Blvd. Key Biscayne, FL 33149
A 400-acre beachfront park on the southern tip of Key Biscayne complete with a lighthouse. The laid back atmosphere favors nature lovers and wildlife watchers who are drawn to the multitudes of shorebirds and sea turtles that nest here.