Miami Travel Guide

Miami Sights

Crandon Park Beach

  • 6747 Crandon Blvd. Map It
  • Key Biscayne
  • Beach–Sight

Published 07/06/2017

Fodor's Review

This relaxing oasis in northern Key Biscayne offers renowned tennis facilities, a great golf course, a family amusement center, and 2 miles of beach dotted with palm trees. The park is divided by Key Biscayne's main road, with tennis and golf on the bay side, the beaches on the ocean side. Families really enjoy the beaches here—the sand is soft, there are no riptides, there's a great view of the Atlantic, and parking is both inexpensive and plentiful. However, on weekends, be prepared for a long hike from your car to the beach. There are bathrooms, outdoor showers, plenty of picnic tables, and concession stands. The family-friendly park offers abundant options for those who find it challenging simply to sit and build sand castles. Kite-board rentals and lessons are offered from the north water-sports concessions, as are kayak rentals. Eco-tours and nature trails showcase the myriad ecosystems of Key Biscayne including mangroves, coastal hammock, and sea-grass beds. Bird-watching is

great at the southern end of the park. The Crandon's Family Amusement Center at Crandon Park was once the site of a zoo. There are swans, waterfowl, peacocks, and dozens of huge iguanas running loose. Nearby you'll find a restored carousel (it's open weekends and major holidays), an old-fashioned outdoor roller rink, a dolphin-shape spray fountain, and a playground. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking (fee); showers; toilets; water sports. Best for: swimming; walking.

Read More

Sight Information


6747 Crandon Blvd., Miami, Florida, 33149, USA

Map It



Sight Details:

  • $5 per vehicle weekdays, $7 weekends

Published 07/06/2017


Book A Trip



  • CARS

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all sights in Miami