South Beach Water Activities: Part 1

What’s one of the first things that comes to mind when you think of South Beach? Sun? Sand? Water? All three? The city’s beach isn’t just a great place to get a tan, it’s also a place that offers endless outdoor activities. When you come down here, you’re ON the ocean, so why not take advantage of all the fun water-based things to do while you can. Whether you want to do something more relaxing or thrill-filled activity, South Beach has something to offer for everyone who wants to get their feet wet, figuratively and literally!

Below is an overview of several water activities at the beach that will let you get the most out of your time in the sun either by yourself or with loved ones.


Renting a jet-skill is a great way to move fast on the water while getting a great view of the shoreline that you’re zooming past. For those who love thrills, it’ll be one of the most exciting, exhilarating things you can ever experience on the water. However just like operating any other vehicle, jet skis can be dangerous and it’s best you talk to the rental places about safety precautions, and always wear a lifejacket! No experience is necessary and rental places will provide instructions. Some places like Boucher Brothers, even offer jet ski tours. Here are a few spots in South Beach where you can rent a jet ski:

Jet Ski Rentals | 1127 Washington Ave., Miami Beach
American Watersports Jet Ski Rentals | 300 Alton Rd., Miami Beach
Boucher Brothers | 1451 Ocean Dr., Miami Beach

Boat Tours/Cruises

Looking for something on the water that is more relaxing? How about a cruise or tour around Miami? These cruises and tours are aboard impressive vessels that will make you feel like you’re living large like a celebrity. These tours give guests information about and sail by: Star and Hibiscus Island, Venetian Island, Fisher Island, and Millionaire’s Row. Cruises offer buffets, gambling, dancing, and beautiful views of the Miami skyline and sunsets. Below are a few cruising and tour options in South Beach:

Biscayne Lady Yacht Charters | 401 Biscayne Blvd., Miami
Ocean Force Adventures | Miami Beach Marina, 300 Alton Rd., Pier E, Miami Beach
Y Charter | 300 Alton Rd., Miami Beach

Other Water Activities:
Kite Surfing
Paddle boarding
Fly board
Gondola rides

Stay Nearby the Water

These water activities are guaranteed to bring you fun in the sun. Want to try one of these unique experiences in the water at South Beach? Planning on also staying overnight? If so, the Cavalier Hotel is a minutes away from the ocean, located on Ocean Drive within walking distance to the Ocean. Stay tuned for more posts where we detail other South Beach water activities –there’s just so many options! To book your stay at the Cavalier, click here or call 305-671-1199.