Miami is well known for its many tourist attractions. It is located in Southeastern Florida, on the Atlantic coast, making it the perfect destination for those who want to feel the warmth of the sun during the cold winter months. Beach-lovers flock to this part of the country and enjoy trying different activities such as surfing, jet skiing, swimming, kayaking, scuba diving, or simply shopping.
One of the top tourist spots in Miami is South Beach. It has gained so much distinction over the years because of its different kind of culture and lifestyle. A stroll on the boardwalk will expose you to the diversity of the areas various water sport rental stores, the gay beach, the “clothing optional” beach, the state park beach, the World Erotic Art Museum, the Opium Garden, and the pier. You can also find many hotels, restaurants, cafes, bars, nightclubs, and shops that line its streets. It is indeed a major entertainment haven.
If you are looking for accommodations close to the beach, check out the Perry South Beach, located on Collins Avenue in Miami Beach. This 4.5-star hotel is highly-recommended by guests because of its amenities and services. It has a pool, a health club, a hair salon, a nightclub, shops and cafes, fitness facilities, valet parking, and many more. Guests have the option to book an ocean view or a city view room that costs between $270 and $320 per night. All rooms are equipped with cable TV, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning and much more. Sites for various recreational activities such as golf, windsurfing, para-sailing, skydiving, and bungee jumping are nearby as well.
You do not have to travel far to enjoy delicious food while checked in at the Perry South Beach because there are cafes and restaurants just a few minutes away. The Café, known for its Italian menu, serves espresso, cappuccino, and other types of coffee along with tasty cupcakes, sandwiches, and snacks. It is also located on Collins Avenue.
When it is time to head out for the beach, do not forget to wear sunscreen as the temperature and humidity are often quite high. Also, be mindful of your belongings when sunbathing or swimming.
South Beach is dubbed as the “surfing capital” of Miami, so expect to see a lot of boys and girls, men and women, on their boards, trying to catch the waves. It is also a great place to people-watch because many people like to go there and sunbathe.
If you have more time, you can spend a few hours walking around the neighborhood and see the other sides of Miami. Architecture enthusiasts will surely appreciate the art deco buildings along Ocean Drive’s art deco district. For a taste of history, drop by the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a National Historic Landmark that was erected almost a century ago.