Located in Deco District, Lummus Park in South Beach is one of the most popular destinations in Miami both for locals and tourists as well as a recognizable backdrop for movies. At this spectacular beach, you can enjoy swimming in the clear turquoise waters and strolling on paved alleys under tall palm trees. If you’re traveling to Miami and looking forward to a day on a beach, this place is certainly a must-visit.
Location and Access
Lummus Park is located at Ocean Drive, extending from 5th to 15th Streets in Miami Beach, Florida, which is conveniently close to numerous shops, restaurants, and bars. The entrance to the park and beach is free.
Parking can be challenging on busy days, but you can always use one of the public parking garages within 1-2 short blocks from the beach. The beach is closed from midnight to 5 a.m.
Lummus Park offers a variety of facilities for the convenience of visitors including a beach zone, pavilion shelter, two playgrounds for children of different ages, numerous volleyball courts, even two outdoor fitness gyms.
You can find public restrooms at 6th, 10th, and 14th Streets and there are rinse showers on the beach. There are also paved trails for walking and biking and water fountains. You can rent beach chairs for $10 and umbrellas for $15 on-site.
Sand and Water
The beach is clean and features white powdery sand, soft and nice to the touch. The beautiful blue and emerald ocean is warm and beckons tourists and locals for a swim. Swimming is perfectly safe in the daytime since there are professional lifeguards on duty.
Among other things, Lummus Park is a popular destination for fitness enthusiasts, offering outdoor gyms, volleyball courts, trails for joggers and bicyclists. Muscle Beach serves as an outdoor area for gymnastics and weight lifting with two fitness installations including more than 30 workout components. Visitors of various skill levels can engage in workouts using a free mobile application.
The beach is clean, well-maintained, and surprisingly dog-friendly, so you’re welcome to bring your furry friend with you. Just don’t forget to pick up after your dog.
- 25 minutes from Miami, FL
- 55 minutes from Fort Lauderdale, FL
- 2 hours 30 minutes from Fort Myers, FL
Additionally, there's a number of beaches near Lummus Park Beach which you can visit: