South Beach, Florida is the elite beach playground on Florida’s famous Miami Beach. Catering for America’s upper echelons happy on holiday has meant that you could wish for nothing whilst staying in a South Beach villa as the nightclubs, shops, restaurants, art galleries, bars and beaches are world class. In taking a beachfront property in South Beach you can ensure that you will awake every morning feeling like royalty, eating breakfast on your private balcony overlooking the palm framed beach scenery, and feeling the warmth of the sun melt away the stress of everyday life.
South Beach is an entertainment centre throughout the day. The world famous Ocean Drive bathes the area in the glow of neon by night, marking out the many restaurants, bars, nightclubs and hotels South Beach houses. Ocean Drive is the most internationally recognised image of South Beach, hugely popular with visitors, especially during Spring Break as the nightspots of Nikki Beach and Pearl Beach fill with supermodels and the super chic, sipping over-extravagant cocktails.
South Beach is a wonderful public beach. There are acres of sand to choose from, and always plenty of room to place your towel. Due to the high proportion of European travellers to South Beach, Miami, topless sunbathing is permitted at Haulover Beach. The colourful lifeguard stands are still used and let you know that you are still in South Beach.
If you have time away from the glorious beaches and wonderful nightspots of South Beach, the Bass Museum of Art hides a range of treasures of Renaissance and Baroque art, from Picasso to Kahlo. The museum is among the best of the galleries of South Beach, Florida, well worth investigating from any South Beach holiday rental accommodation.
As you walk north from a South Beach apartment, you will stumble onto Miami Beach. Although the beach itself shows little difference from the beach at South Beach, but it is on Miami Beach that you are more likely to find fishing charters heading out into the Atlantic, scuba diving centres and sailing schools. Life in Miami Beach is focuses more towards the beach and the sea than it is in South Beach, where being seen, eating well and looking great are important aspects of daily life!
Throughout the year, the weather in South Beach, Miami is hot. Beachwear is the clothing of choice almost throughout the year, as temperatures remain between 20˚C on a cold night and over 30˚C during the heat of the day.
A South Beach villa is easily reached from the UK. British Airways provide flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to Miami International (MIA), and from the airport, there are a huge number of fixed price transfer options which will cost $30 for 5 people, dropping you off right at the front door of your South Beach apartment.