Beautiful beaches, a vibrant nightlife, and fine-looking men make Miami the complete vacation package, especially when you’re paying attention to their packages. Miami is a large urban area in the United States with a grand skyline made up of over 300 high-rises. Their coastline is famous for their white sands and crystal clear waters filled with absolute wonder. An abundance of beaches and resorts line up along the coastline for every kind of person. But we're here to tell you about the beaches for every kind of gay person.
Some of our favourite beaches are:
- 12th Street Gay Beach
- Haulover Beach
- 3rd Street Beach
12th Street Beach
Follow the rainbow flags to 12th Street beach! Home to many pride events throughout the year, 12th street beach never fails to draw a crowd. The sandy beaches and serene ocean view are also perfect for casual outings. Located in South beach, this location is only a 10-minute bus ride from City center. Furthermore, there is a LGBT visitor center 10 minutes away by foot for LGBTQ+ travelers to ask about the city and destinations.
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Things to do:
Many pride events and festivals take place in 12th street beach such as the Miami beach pride festival. These events are a great way to experience Miami’s LGBTQ+ culture and celebration. Aside from annual festivals, many individuals enjoy relaxing on the beach in comfortable lounge chairs. Those with an active personality enjoy long walks on the entire beach strip to experience the vastness of the ocean. In terms of nightlife, WaterLOO is a chic new club near the beach that provides friendly, LGBTQ+ inclusive service.
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Haulover Park Beach:
Did someone say clothes optional? Haulover Park beach is Miami’s nude beach and attracts tons of individuals from the LGBTQ+ community. Only a section of this beach is nude, so many are welcome to relax on the other side of the beach if uncomfortable with public nudity, creating a safe and inclusive atmosphere for everyone. Haulover park is located on the other side of Miami, farther away from City center. The drive there is approximately 40 minutes.
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Things to do:
At Haulover park beach, you can peacefully sunbathe on a beach and get line-free tans. You can also play around on the beach, toss a frisbee, or swim in the beautiful ocean. Electribike Miami offers bicycle rentals to bike around the beach area for those looking to explore the surrounding area. On Tuesdays, there is also a Food Truck festival, allowing participants to enjoy different types of food. If you’re feeling hungry on other days, Artisan Beach House Restaurant is a popular brunch spot only a 5-minute drive away.
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3rd street beach:
3rd street beach is a little different from the rest, as it’s not usually a gay beach. 3rd street beach is a “Brazilian” beach filled with hot Latino men, which act as a gay magnet. If you’re looking for a beach with a nice view, 3rd street beach is the way to go. A picture-perfect portrait with clear waters, soft sands, and gorgeous hunks. 3rd street beach is located a few blocks north of 12th street beach. The drive is roughly 8 minutes, or a 30-minute walk to the city center.
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Things to do:
One of the most popular activities at 3rd street beach is their beach yoga by donation allowing participants to unwind in a peaceful ocean breeze. Or, if you’re looking to unwind on your own, a walk along the coastline would ease the soul. Furthermore, Ezride surf school teaches surf lessons at 3rd beach if you’re interested! Lastly, STORY nightclub is popular and the place to go for nightlife in Miami, with a huge lounge and dance floor space that can fit up to 1000 guests.
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Beaches are one gay-friendly, exciting part of Miami, but there are countless other LGBTQ+ events in Miami. Book a hotel now and have the time of your life at the beautiful beaches of Barcelona.