A great number of trendy beaches can be found in the ever-bustling Miami, Florida. The beaches found in the city offer an excellent opportunity for Miami residents and tourists to enjoy some time in the sun, getting a healthy tan.If you are staying in our Brickell furnished apartments and wondering where to go on the weekends, try hitting the beaches! Let’s find out the beaches that are located near your Brickell residence.
Historic Virginia Key Beach
First on the list is Virginia Key Beach. The historic beach is located at Key Biscayne and a big wooden sign marks it location – you will see it as you travel past the Rickenbacker Causewayor across from the Miami Seaquarium. If you always wanted to try out windsurfing or rent an ultra light seaplane, this beach is the right place to be. What’s more, you get to see Brickell Avenue from a different perspective and enjoy great views of downtown Miami skyline. Take your time to take in the beautiful scenery and let the sight of Miami’s many high rise buildings amaze you.
South Beach is that famous Miami Beach you keep seeing on TV, seen in postcards and read about in magazines. If your schedule allows, you should definitely try strolling through the party that starts from 1 Washington Avenue and runs until 21st Street. Here, you will find an ultra-trendy beach scene as it attracts a lively crowd of people who enjoy the energy that the place exudes. If it gets too sunny, you can easily find shade under one of the many palms tree locatedat the ever-so- lovely Lummus Park.
After you get your fill of beach fun, you can continue strolling along the beach for photo opportunities with the famous and colorful lifeguard stands, sights of cruise ships heading out to sea and more. If time allows, you can also see the Art Deco buildings in the locality. South Beach in Miami is truly an amazing place to be, no matter if it is sunny or not.
Bal Harbour Beach
Bal Harbour Beach is another popular beach that is not located far from Brickell. As you stroll along the beach, you will notice that the water here is a clear turquoise. It’s a beautiful sight you will not forget! If you want to try your luck and reel in a big catch, head down to the jetty where fishing is permitted there. If you are feeling hungry, simply dine at one of the elegant bistros located here. Not fancying a heavy meal? There are small cafes located near the Town of Surfside.
Miami Beach – Central Stretch
The central stretch of Miami Beach is a popular area for skating, jogging and strolling. If you enjoy movement, strolling is definitely a good idea. You will get to take in beautiful sights, including the magnificence of the historic Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel. Alternatively, you can rent a beach chair and/or umbrella and just enjoy the day in the heart of Miami Beach. While the central stretch is closer to a number of bars and sidewalk cafes, this beach tends to be less crowded and quieter than the others.
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Beach
Located in Key Biscayne, this scenic beach is also a relaxing alternative to some of the city’s more popular beaches. If you would like to tour the historic lighthouse, guided tours are available. This is a family-friendly beach and it offers plenty of activities. What’s more, there is plenty of scenery to see. Whether you love cycling or fishing, the winding bicycle trails and Biscayne Bay will keep you and your loved ones busy.