Our Beaches Welcome You Back!
Parks, green spaces, beaches, beachwalks and baywalks have reopened in our city! Beaches are open from 7:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Please adhere to the rules to prevent the spread of Covid-19:
- Facial coverings are now mandatory indoors and outdoors until further notice
- The countywide curfew has been modified to be from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am every day until further notice.
- Social distancing of 6 feet must be kept (except from members of same household)
- All beachgoers must have facial covering available and ready to use at all times; beachgoers must be able to show their mask upon request by local authority
- Face covering not required for children under 2, persons that have difficulty breathing and persons involved in strenous physical activity or while in the ocean
- Public gatherings of 10 or more people are prohibited
- No floats
- No canopies or tents
- Allowed Activities: sunning, walking, jogging, swimming, surfing, paddle-boarding, kayaking. Be particularly cautious in swimming, surfing and other water-based activities associated with rescue and resuscitation
- Activities NOT Allowed: no organized group activities like volleyball, football, soccer, frisbee, paddleball, use of exercise equipment and playgrounds, dogs or pets on the beach, no fishing except in designated areas
For more info check out the City of Miami Beach Coronavirus Reopening Guidelines.
Sunny Isles Beach located in the northern corner of Miami, with a two-and-a-half mile stretch of white
sandy beaches is a magnet for the sun-seeker souls looking for a more quiet retreat than South Beach.
Not long ago, the coastline was lined with quaint waterfront motels, these have now been replaced by luxury high-rises,
condominiums as well as hotels.
In fact, the entire city of Sunny Isles has seen a transformation with the new arrivals offering world
class facilities, golf courses, spa and fitness studios, fine dining and marinas. That has also led the way to new
international restaurants, bars and boutiques which have opened their doors on Collins Avenue, the main stretch.
One of Sunny Isles' landmark is the Newport Fishing Pier, at the south end of the beach.
The Newport Fishing Pier
Built in 1936 and now a designated historic site,
the half-mile pier has been recently renovated...
...It is great for a stroll...
Enjoy the gorgeous views...
Bring your fishing rod and try your luck...
Or just relax and enjoy a drink or snack at the restaurant, The Beach Bar @ Newport Pier...
Beach Access and Facilities
Pier Park is one of the main access points to the Sunny Isles beaches, there is limited public parking (only 23 regular parking spots) and where most of the concessions are and of course, the Pier which is an attraction on its own. Pier Park access is at Sunny Isles Boulevard and Collins.
Unless you are staying at one of the waterfront hotels or condos, you will have to use one of the many points of
access to the public beaches.
You can also use any of the many access paths spread out every other block or so. There are over a dozen
crosscuts that bring you from the other side of the high-rise jungle to the beach. The paths are well-marked, look for the city's signature signs:
The well-maintained paths lead you to the public beaches, and you will find bathrooms and showers at some but not all of the access areas.
Sunny Isles Parking
There are several municipal parking lots in Sunny Isles. The rate for most lots is $2 per hour, however both the Ellen Wynne and Pier Park lots are $3 per hour. You can also download the ParkMe App to locate all available spaces nearby in real time.
One of the largest lots (about 300 spaces) is located at the north end, under the overpass near 192nd Street.
Sunny Isles Hotels
This area is great for a quieter beach escape than the melee of South Beach but still convenient to many of the popular spots. It is only 10 miles away from the Art Deco District and Ocean Drive and even if you don't have a car, convenient bus connections run frequently along Collins Avenue to bring you to the center of the action with Bus 120 Beach Max.
The City of Sunny Isles also provides a FREE shuttle which makes it easy to get around within the small town and connect to three neighboring cities: Aventura, Hallandale, and North Miami Beach.
Whether you are staying at Sunny Isles or just stopping for the day, enjoy your time!
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