The bright and neon lights are reflected in the surroundings like a million little knives. The buildings are beautiful and imposing, standing like sentinels over the street. The air is filled with music and laughter, interrupted now and then by a car horn. This is Ocean Drive, Miami’s 15-block-long street along the Atlantic Ocean.
Arguably the city’s most famous street, Ocean Drive is full of excitement. With its distinctive Art Deco buildings, delicious restaurants and hotspots, it’s no wonder so many tourists flock here. Travelers who like a vibrant and lively environment will love Ocean Drive. Day or night, there’s always something to do. Here you can eat delicious food, drink cocktails or just people-watch. A tip from the locals: The best way to experience everything Ocean Drive has to offer is to simply walk along it!
People come from all over the world to experience the unique energy of Ocean Drive. This legendary strip runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean and is lined with an incredible variety of Art Deco buildings, cafes and bars, shops, boutique hotels and bubbling nightspots. No matter what time of day or night, there’s always something happening on Ocean Drive – making it one of the liveliest and most exciting places in Miami!
This is one of the most captivating places to watch people, where anything and everything is possible. There’s an intoxicating energy in the air that encourages you to let go and just drift. It’s no wonder this place is so popular – it’s simply irresistible.
Before noon, the scene on Ocean Drive is one of sleepy cafes and half-hearted joggers as everyone slowly wakes up. But as the afternoon gets later, more energy is released. The streets fill with tourists and locals, all eager to enjoy the sunny weather and lively atmosphere.
Bikers and roller skaters ride the boardwalk along the beach and in Lummus Park, while sunbathers enjoy another beautiful day in paradise.
As you stroll down the street, you’ll be greeted by a variety of sidewalk cafes, restaurants and bars. Take a seat and let all the entertainment pass you by. If you need a change of pace, head across the street to Lummus Park and enjoy the sand, breeze and funky lifeguard towers.
Along Ocean Drive, you’ll find some of the neighborhood’s most iconic Art Deco buildings. While businesses come and go, the long-established companies that helped Miami Beach make its comeback remain active. These businesses are a testament to the neighborhood’s enduring appeal.
To enjoy Ocean Drive, book with us today or stay at the Bentley Hotel South Beach on Ocean Drive and enjoy many benefits, including breathtaking views and easy access to the beach and many of Miami’s best attractions.