Beaches in Miami are a place of real fun. Every beach in Miami is a public beach, there are almost no private ones. Some of Miami's beaches are true oases, covered with palm trees while others are exposed to the sun and perfect for sunbathing, surfing or paragliding. Common to all the beaches in Miami is the white sand splashed by the warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean. There are lifeguards on each beach who take care of the safety of swimers. Strong wind on the beaches can often be dangerous, so you can see pinned flags of various colors that warn the poeple who stay at the beach. In the back of all the beaches there are mostly parks, cafes, restaurants, public toilets, picnic areas, outdoor gyms, showers, children's playrooms.
South Beach is the most popular beach in Miami. Tourists should definitely miss it, and it is celebrities’ favorite. Besides being popular as a beach for partying, swimming and sunbathing, it is also popular because all ‘city faces’ spend their free time there, so one more reason for coming to South Beach is either to be seen or see someone. It is located near Ocean Drive, a street known for night clubs. It is the most dynamic beach in Miami, with bright colors and colorful lifeguard houses. Howler Park is near the beach, where you can play golf or ride a bike. At the end of the beach there are not so cheap hotels in Art Deco style, so it is an option to stay near the beach. Entrance at the beach is free
Fort Lauderdale Beach is named after the city of the same name near Miami. This beach is quite long and wide, so there is enough space for lots of people. It is rich with fine sand, it is modern and best described as ‘chic’. It has all beach accessories, tropical palm trees and enough sun during the year. There is also a promenade where you can take a walk, go jogging or simply exercise. In Miami they say that this is the most popular beach for ‘observing people’. There are benches on the promenade which offer a beautiful view of the ocean. Love couples love to come to this beach and enjoy sunsets. Extra-large cocktails and Latino sounds help achieve a cheerful atmosphere.
Cape Florida Beach and Lighthouse is one of the oldest beaches in Miami. There is also one of the oldest lighthouses in America, built back in 1825. For more than 200 years, it has been a symbol of salvation for sailors in bad weather, it helps them avoid accidents at sea and to coordinate successfully. It is a significant part of Florida’s history. Since 1825, it has survived numerous hurricanes, military aggressions and explosions. This cultural landmark is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.