On the 4th of July South Beach was packed at noon. The beach seemed to have more people in the water than it did on the sand... and that's still a lot! You can tell from the photos that the sand was overwhelmed by tourists and locals alike. This is NOT a family beach as there were topless sun bathers around. Trash and litter could be found in the sand and some of it was floating in the water as well. If you're looking for the noise and the crowds then go down to South Beach on 6th and Ocean during these summer holidays, if not then let the photos be your warning. The only way to find seclusion is to swim out to the deep water, away from the floating litter and the crowds. In all it was still a beautiful and sunny day at Miami Beach.
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