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South Beach

About South Beach

Home to Oracle Park and the well-known Willie Mays statue, South Beach is an exciting and prominent place to live. With the Embarcadero running through it along the waterfront and a variety of restaurants, cafes, and bars to attend, it is hard to run out of things to do.

Options for eating or going out include: American, Soul, Mexican, Fusion, and various Asian cuisines. South Beach is filled with opulent high rises and condominium complexes, namely, 88 Townsend, the Towers at Embarcadero, South Beach Marina Apartments, and others. The majority of residents in South Beach rent their home, and it’s popular among adults in their early-to-mid thirties.

South Beach Living

There are many things to do in South Beach, San Francisco; some of the popular activities include:

  • Walking or biking along the Bay Trail offers scenic views of the Bay Bridge, the city skyline, and the bay itself.

  • Visiting the Ferry Building, a popular destination for its farmers market, specialty food shops, and restaurants, take a ferry ride to Sausalito, Tiburon, or Angel Island.

  • Exploring the Exploratorium, an interactive science museum that has something for visitors of all ages.

  • Taking in a game at AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team.

  • Visiting the Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD), which explores the history, art, and culture of the African diaspora.

  • Enjoying the nightlife scene, which features many bars, clubs, and music venues in the area.

  • Visiting the South Park Beach, a small urban park with a playground, a basketball court, and a dog run.

  • Visiting the Children's Creativity Museum, an interactive museum where children can learn about art and technology.

  • Strolling around the Rincon Park and take in the views of the Bay Bridge and the Bay, and also check the sculptures, including the Cupid's Span.

  • Take a walk along the Embarcadero to check out the street performers and street vendors, and enjoy the views of the Bay Bridge and the Bay.

South Beach has a Walk Score of 90, a Transit Score of 96, and a Bike Score of 83. It has a Livability Score of 72 out of 100, which could be considered excellent. The crime rates in the area are 5% higher than the San Francisco average. When it comes to living and home costs, the cost of living in the area is 19% lower and real estate prices are 39% lower than the San Francisco average.

Buildings in South Beach