South Beach, Florida (SoBe) is famous as the American Riviera or the Art Deco District. The mellow city has a non-stop nightlife, fine dining, and white sandy beaches. It is between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean with streets ranging from 1st to 23rd Miami streets. The climate is favorable; summer being moderated by the ocean making it humid and winters are mild. There are several Metrobus lines such as South Beach Life connecting the city to the Metrorail. When you think of SoBe, think of fun, alluring beaches, rich culture, and excitement.
Art Décor District got this name due to the high concentration of art décor architecture. The real estate is a mixture of midcentury buildings that make up the low rise condominiums, Mediterranean old Spanish villas and Miami modern designs that are ultra-expensive luxurious mansions, and penthouses. The high-rise glamorous modern mansions are on waterfront villas and private islands. The prices’ of the real estates are determined by how close they are to the beach and ocean drive. The low rise rent on average is $1300 per month while the high rise is $3500 per month. If you need to purchase a real estate in this vibrant Miami neighborhood, the average price is $556,900. When the climate is hot, the prices tend to be low though this year they are high. A lot has changed in the real estate as many owners have refurbished the ancient architectural houses to give them modern interior designs.
SoBe has a lot of places to tour and to have a great time. The nightclubs are home to party lovers while the exquisite restaurants offer fine dining with some opening 24 hours. The Miami Art Décor Center is a place where one can get all the information on places to tour. Lincoln Road and Washington avenues are excellent places to shop in, with the boutique shops and the market. The beach is a place to enjoy oneself under the sun, get a good photo shoot and watch the city lighting during the night. Halouver Park is a superb place to fish. There are museums such as Polar Bass, which has religious art dating in the 16th century and World Erotic Museum. Other attractions are Lummus Park, Southe Pointe Park, Miami Beach golf club and Flamingo Park among others.
The city is not about partying but also learning having a South Shore Library and several schools. The schools include Southe Pointe Elementary School, South Beach Language and a branch of Florida International University School of Architecture among others.