Florida continues to be one of the most popular states to travel to in the U.S. And for those who are looking for a destination with bustling nightlife and countless daytime activities, there is no better place than Miami Beach.
But while there is no shortage of things to do in Miami Beach, sometimes, what you want to do most is kick back and relax by the waves. Luckily, Miami Beach features numerous beaches that are perfect for just that. Read on for a list of the top five beaches to visit during your next trip to Miami Beach.
1. South Beach at 17th Street
South Beach is by far the most iconic oceanside spot in Miami Beach. The iconic architecture of Miami’s modern highrises is on full display and the surrounding area is legendary for its one-of-a-kind nightlife.
With miles of soft sand and access to crystal clear water, the beach at 17th St Lifeguard Tower is the perfect place to spend all day swimming and sunbathing. When you need a break from the sun, venture over to the Miami Beach Boardwalk, where there are countless high-end restaurants and shops to experience.
This beautiful beach is just two blocks from the Kaskades Hotel South Beach. As you walk down 17th Street, the powder white sands of South Beach come into view. You can stock up on towels, a bottle of water and a beach chair in our lobby, then head to the water for a relaxing day in the sun.
2. Lummus Park Beach
Located in the Art Deco District, Lummus Park Beach features a picturesque coastline and serene waters. Spend some time lounging on the crisp white sand, or talk a walk along the paved beachside path. Keep your eyes open at Lummus Park Beach and you’re likely to spot one of the legendary celebrities who frequent the spot.
The 10th Street Lifeguard Tower rises like a lighthouse on Lummus Park Beach amid the white, beautiful sands of South Beach. It’s an icon of relaxation and a reminder that there’s always a place to have fun on Miami beaches.
3. Bal Harbour Beach
Bal Harbour Beach is small but mighty. Sandwiched between two other beaches, Bal Harbour is lined with luxury highrises. This prime location means that the surrounding area is filled with luxury shops and restaurants that make for the perfect way to treat yourself.
The best way to enjoy the beach and shopping is to combine the two! The exclusive Bal Harbor Shops offer a wide selection of excellent restaurants and stores. This is the perfect place to find everything you need in one place.
4. South Pointe Beach
South Pointe Beach, the southernmost beach in South Beach, is the perfect place to watch the sunrise, enjoy nature and people-watch. With its wide open spaces and beautiful views, it’s easy to see why this beach is so popular. Every morning, the sun rises above the horizon and conjures up a dazzling display of color in the sky. It’s a truly spectacular sight you don’t want to miss.
South Pointe Park is also a great spot to watch cruise ships from the white sand. It’s an ideal place to watch the magnificent ships pass by while you bask in the glow of the sun.
5. Sunny Isles Beach
Tucked away at the northern end of sunny Miami Beach, Sunny Isles Beach features two full miles of luxuriously soft sand and crystal clear waters. Spend your day sunbathing, or opt for some adventure with some diving or kitesurfing. And for those who are looking to spend some time fishing, the nearby Newport Fishing Pier is the perfect place to cast your line.
White Sand and Blue Water Are Waiting for You
Miami Beach is a well-known beach destination with over eight miles of white sand beaches. With so many great and luxury beaches, it can be hard to know where to start. This list of the five best beaches in Miami Beach will help you narrow down your choices and make the most of your stay in this sunny paradise.
Book your room at the Kaskades Hotel South Beach and spend your stay in complete luxury.