Miami Beach

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It’s known for glamorous restaurants and designer boutiques, but this city also offers pristine beaches, fabulous old hotels and family-friendly activities.

Famous for sun, sand and surf, as well as its glittering nightlife and glamorous restaurants, Miami also offers a wide range of activities for families and nature trails to explore.

Start your holiday at one of Miami’s beaches to enjoy the warm waters and soft sand. Most of the action is at South Beach, but further north you can avoid the crowds and find some great spots for surfing.

For families, Surfside Beach is perfect, as it has a long, quiet stretch for children to play. Find yourself a comfy spot and relax or go for a dip. If you are looking for something more exciting, rent out a Jet Ski, go waterskiing, or grab a snorkel and check out the local marine life. Those who don’t mind going "au naturel" should make their way over to the nudist beach at Haulover Beach Park.

See how some of the locals live with a stroll around Bal Harbor Beach. Admire the landscaped gardens and pristine waters of one of the city’s more elegant areas.

Boutiques, restaurants and bars are plentiful, but many of the biggest and best are clustered around South Beach, which is the city’s social and cultural center. Here you can see a show, explore an art gallery, or dance the night away in a club.

Architecture lovers will notice the huge number of art deco buildings. Drop by the Art Deco Welcome Center for more information and to organize a tour of the city’s best districts.

Those with families should take a visit to Zoo Miami, one of the first free-range zoos in the country. Animals are grouped together based on their geographic territory, and animals that live peacefully together in the wild are placed in the same exhibit area. The Miami Seaquarium is another great family attraction with regular dolphins shows.

For a city with a reputation as a party destination, Miami also offers a lot for families and architecture and art lovers.

Where to stay in Miami Beach

Mondrian South Beach
Mondrian South Beach
4.5 out of 5
1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £262 per night from 8 Feb to 9 Feb
This family-friendly Miami Beach hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of 8th Street Designer District, Lincoln Road Mall and Collins Avenue ...
3.6/5 Good! (983 reviews)
"Good atmosphere"

Reviewed on 12 Jan 2022

Mondrian South Beach
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
4.5 out of 5
4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
The price is £398 per night from 19 Jan to 20 Jan
Located in Mid Beach, this beachfront hotel is in the historical district and within a 15-minute walk of 41st Street and Miami Beach Boardwalk. Collins Avenue ...
3.7/5 Good! (5,347 reviews)
"Best location and beach"

Reviewed on 17 Jan 2022

Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach
Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach
4.5 out of 5
1601 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL
The price is £359 per night from 11 Feb to 12 Feb
Nestled on the beach, this South Beach hotel is steps away from Espanola Way and Washington Avenue, Collins Avenue Shopping Area and Miami Beach Boardwalk. Lincoln ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (2,734 reviews)
"Pool and view"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2022

Loews Miami Beach Hotel – South Beach
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Seaside All Suites Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
Seaside All Suites Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
3 out of 5
7500 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
The price is £75 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Located in North Beach, this aparthotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of North Shore Open Space Park and Surfside Beach. Miami Beach Boardwalk and Bal Harbour Beach ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,771 reviews)
"No parking spots lol"

Reviewed on 14 Jan 2022

Seaside All Suites Hotel, a South Beach Group Hotel
New Point Miami Beach Apartments
New Point Miami Beach Apartments
3 out of 5
5445 Collins Av Suite # CU15, Miami Beach, FL
The price is £147 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
Nestled on the beach, this Mid Beach aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Miami Beach Boardwalk, Collins Avenue Shopping Area and Miami Beach Convention Center. ...
3.3/5 (879 reviews)
"Extremely convenient located at the beach. We stayed in one of the deluxe 2 bedrooms with kitchen and washer and dryer. Good for a big family travel! Huge deck shared with 4 units. We love it! Parking is valet parking for free"

Reviewed on 25 Dec 2021

New Point Miami Beach Apartments
Castle Beach Suites by MiaRentals
Castle Beach Suites by MiaRentals
3 out of 5
5445 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL
The price is £108 per night from 18 Jan to 19 Jan
Nestled on the beach, this Mid Beach aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Miami Beach Boardwalk, Collins Avenue Shopping Area and Miami Beach Convention Center. ...
3.2/5 (591 reviews)
"It was nice clean room .. very convienant!"

Reviewed on 15 Jan 2022

Castle Beach Suites by MiaRentals
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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