Skimboarding in South Beach, Miami, Florida USA

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Skill level :
Beginners and advanced
Miami is a gifted with tropical climate cosmopolitan city, located on the Atlantic coast. As it is considered to be America's top class resort city, with vibrant nightlife and endless international cultural happenings as well as top sport activities and events, Miami is a global destination for the outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels.

The city is a must for water sports as it provides easy access into endless sandy beaches with sparkling waters. South Beach is located in the southern part of Miami beach and offers lots of space and big long waves, ideal for endless skim-boarding fun.

Perfect for flatland skim-boarding, South Beach is suitable for all skill levels and ages. The type of the wave is beach brake, taking both right and left directions and the size of the swell starts working from 1.5 m/5 ft and holds up to 3 m/10 ft and more. The wide sandy beach provides the skim-boarders with enough space to glide gracefully onto the water’s surface and practice on their tricks on the wash of the waves.

South beach is a very popular destination for both local and foreign visitors, so it is ultra crowded all the time. Best time to visit is on a week day, so you can have all the space that you need to play.

How to Get to Destination

6.8mi/11km, 15mins
Head east on NW 15th St toward NW 18th Ave, Take the 2nd right onto NW 17th Ave, Take the 3rd left onto NW North River Dr, Slight right onto NW 11th St/NW North River Dr, Take the 2nd left onto NW 12th Ave, Take the FL-836 E ramp to I-395/I-95/Downtown Miami/Miami Beach, Turn right onto FL-836 E, Continue onto I-395 E, Continue onto A1A N, Turn right onto Alton Rd and Turn left onto 1st St
Miami International Airport,
11mi/17.7km from South Beach

Miami is the southern terminus of Amtrak’s Atlantic Coast services, running two lines, the Silver Meteor and the Silver Star, both terminating in New York City. The Miami Amtrak Station is located in the suburb of Hialeah near the Tri-Rail/Metrorail Station on NW 79 St and NW 38 Ave.


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