Sports and Recreation in Miami Beach


Sports & Recreation in Miami Beach

Miami Beach is a haven for the health-conscious traveler who loves to stay active on vacation.  Here are our recommendations:

  1. Free Activities
  2. Paddleboard, Surfboard, Kayak Rentals
  3. Kitesurfing
  4. Scuba/Snorkeling
  5. Rent a bike
  6. Book Tennis Courts
  7. Fishing
  8. Golf
  9. Dance Tango
  10. Dance Salsa/Bachata
  11. Children’s Playgrounds

Free Activities

Walk or run on the beach or boardwalk at sunrise or sunset

Sweet swim in the ocean

Volleyball Courts on Ocean Drive at 6th Street and 8th Street:

Volleyball Courts on Ocean Drive at 12th Street

Free Tennis Courts on:

1) Palm Island Park at 159 Palm Island Drive on Palm Island.
2) Jason Schafer Tennis Courts at 650 West Avenue on Miami Beach; phone (305) 744-2320.
3) Miami Beach Golf Club at 2301 Alton Road on Miami Beach; phone (305) 532-3350.

Yoga à la Española”:  This fun class is FREE and hosted by a very special healing and yogic arts center – Synergy Yoga – every Saturday morning at 9:30am on our charming Española Way in front of the El Paseo Hotel.  Be sure to reserve your spot: (305) 538-7073

Calisthenics on the Beach located on the beach of Ocean Drive at 9th Street.

Basketball courts are located in Flamingo Park.


Paddleboard, Surfboard, Kayak rentals

Boucher Brothers is located in the Shoppes of Il Villaggio at 1451 Ocean Drive, #205, on Miami Beach; phone (305) 535-8177.

BouYah Watersports has many locations (9th and Ocean in Lummus Park, Loews Hotel, Fountainebleau Hotel, Diplomat Hotel, Miami Beach Marina, Mondrian Hotel, W South Beach Hotel, Miami Beach Resort and Spa.

F1rst Surfing Supply Co.  is located at 40 South Pointe Drive on Miami Beach; phone (305) 397-8103.

Hirooka Surf & Sport is located 2699 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach; phone (305)606-4723; email [email protected] .

South Beach Kayak is located at 1771 Purdy Avenue on Miami Beach; phone (305) 975-5087.


Hirooka Surf & Sport is located 2699 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach; phone (305) 606-4723; email [email protected] .


South Beach Divers is located at 850 Washington Avenue on Miami Beach; phone (305) 531-6110.

Tarpoon Lagoon Dive Center is located on the marina at 300 Alton Road, next door to Monty’s on Miami Beach; phone (305) 532-1445.

Rent a bike

Bike and Roll is located at 210 10th Street and 1655 James Avenue on Miami Beach; (305) 604-0001.

Citibike stations all over the city of Miami Beach.


Book Tennis Courts

Beach tennis located on the beach at 7275 Collins Avenue (at 72nd Street); phone (347) 815-4423.

Book tennis courts at Flamingo Tennis Center located in Flamingo Park at 1200 Meridian Avenue, Miami Beach; phone (305) 673-7761 or email [email protected] .

Miami Beach Tennis Center located at 501 72nd Street on Miami Beach; phone (305) 604-4080.


Kelley Deep Sea Fishing is located at 10800 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach; phone (305)945-3801.

Therapy IV Deep Sea Sport Fishing is located at 10800 Collins Avenue on Miami Beach; phone (305) 945-1578.

The Charter Agency can be reached at (888) 552-6162 for chartering boats for fishing and more; email [email protected] .


La Gorce Country Club is located at 5685 Alton Road on Miami Beach; phone (305) 866-4421.

Miami Beach Golf Club is located at 2301 Alton Road on Miami Beach; phone (305) 532-3350.

Normandy Shores Golf Club is located at 2401 Biarritz Drive on Miami Beach; phone (305) 868-6502.

Dance Tango

Schedules are subject to change, so please call ahead.

1)     Wednesdays – Tango by the Bay with Diego Santana
Class 8pm, Milonga 9pm

7601 E. Treasure Drive, #CU21 (2nd Floor), Miami Beach (North Bay Village)
(786) 355-0882

2)     Thursdays – Tango Out Milonga at the Reef Beach Bar
8pm class, 9pm Milonga
2701 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
(786) 530-7876

3)     Thursdays – Diego Santana hosts a class at Miami Contemporary Dance Studio
5101 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
8:30 to 10pm
(786) 355-0882

4)     Last Wednesday of every month – Open Air Tango on Lincoln Road
Free 6-7 Class; Milonga at 10pm
845 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach
(786) 355-0882

Dance Salsa and Bachata

Schedules are subject to change, so please call ahead.

1)     Every night – Salsa Mia at Mango’s Tropical Café
900 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach
(305) 458-4558

2)     Wednesdays and Fridays:  Salsa Fever at Yuca Lounge
501 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach

(305) 600-2434

3)     Sundays – Bachata/Salsa at Fire/Ice Bar
6-8:30pm; party starts at 9:30
1672 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
$25 for classes, party is free.

4)     Wednesdays – Moreno’s Cuba
Classes 7-9pm (Salsa & Bachata)
1850 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
$15 or $25 for two

5)     Thursdays – Salsa on Española Way


6)     Fridays – Salsaholics Fridays at Vibes Lounge & Kitchen
Bachata Classes – $12; party and dance for FREE (No Cover)

1429 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach

Children’s Playgrounds

Please keep in mind that only adults accompanied by children are permitted in Miami Beach playgrounds.

Flamingo Park Pool  in Flamingo Park. It is located at 1245 Michigan Avenue, Miami Beach; phone (305) 673-7750.

Playgrounds in Miami Beach:

1)     Flamingo Park Playground in Flamingo Park, is located at 1245 Michigan Avenue; phone (305) 673-7750.

2)     Marjorie Stoneham Douglas Park is on Ocean Drive and 2nd Street on the beach.

3)     South Pointe Park is at the southern tip of Miami Beach at 1 Washington Avenue.

4)     Maurice Gibb Memorial Park is located on Purdy Avenue on the bay.

5)     Beach View Park is located at 53rd Street on Collins Avenue at the beach.