Your tips Read the brochures for great deals on local travel, food everything. If you're from UK take an electrical adaptor it's 120V in the USA.
South Beach is known as the Spanish Quarter and the reason soon becomes self-evident. Everyone speaks Spanish except for tourists like myself but the good news is most South Beach locals are bi-lingual. Pretty laid-back, the Deco area is total eye-candy. It's most of South Beach going up to around 22nd St. Beyond that lies a golf course, then all the millionaires' homes and their boats plus the recently-built condo high-rises along Collins. The brochures in your hotel and in the tourist office on Washington Av near 14 St. will prove invaluable if you want the low-down on activities like diving eating clubbing sunbathing taking a bus to the airport (150) etc. Just watch out for the occasional hurricane. I had Isaac visit Miami on the 26th August.