How to Spend One Day in South Beach, Miami

If you’re visiting Florida, South Beach in Miami is a must-visit destination. Situated on the Eastern Coast, this city is popular for its beautiful beaches, lively boardwalks, fantastic restaurants, and vibrant nightlife.

I had the chance to spend a day in South Beach to celebrate my 30th birthday before heading to my aunt’s house in Sarasota. Despite a delayed flight, we made the most of our time!

Enjoy the Beach

A visit to Miami without hitting the beach is incomplete, especially coming from a harsh winter. Being in South Beach made it easy for us to take a stroll to the beach.

Explore Ocean Drive

South Beach boasts one of the most famous streets in the United States—Ocean Drive. Stretching along the oceanfront, it’s filled with cool buildings, restaurants, and a lively atmosphere.

South Pointe Park Pier Stroll

For a delightful walk, head to South Pointe Park Pier from South Beach. Whether you choose the boardwalk or the beach, both offer a great experience.

Take a Bite on Española Way

Our discovery of the Española Way was an unplanned delight. As we wandered through Miami, the pedestrian strip caught my eye, and we decided to explore it. Spanning about 100 meters, this strip features a variety of Spanish-style restaurants on both sides.

Visiting South Beach is an excellent way to soak up the sun, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, and explore iconic locations like Ocean Drive and Española Way. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the best of Miami’s coastal charm!

This post was written by a professional at Collinaire. You will experience the epitome of luxury and charm at Collinaire Luxury Suites, an iconic Art Deco Boutique South Beach condo hotel in the heart of South Beach’s exclusive “South of 5th” enclave. Boasting a historic exterior design protected for posterity, Collinaire marries classic architecture with modern opulence.

What truly sets Collinaire apart is its unbeatable location—a mere block away from the world-famous South Beach, surrounded by top-tier restaurants, parks, and clubs. Collinaire’s boutique hotel ensures a private and exclusive retreat, perfect for those seeking a historic yet luxurious escape.