10 Florida Scuba Diving Destinations with Camping Nearby
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Florida offers an eclectic range of activities and excursions to the common tourist. Between Disney World, countless beaches, and a wealth of stunning state parks, the Sunshine State is home to some of the best adventures for families and outdoor enthusiasts alike. For scuba divers of all levels, Florida is one of the top destinations in the world with hundreds of locations that offer unparalleled opportunities for underwater exploration.
To get you ready for the next time you go scuba diving in Florida, we’ve highlighted our favorite dive spots and where you can camp nearby!
1. Biscayne Maritime Heritage Trail
Biscayne National Park is a gold mine when it comes to scuba diving, and it won’t be the last time it makes our list of the top spots for scuba diving in Florida. That said, the Biscayne Maritime Heritage Trail is a fully mapped, underwater trail that traverses six different wrecks, each of which contain different varieties of marine life and maritime artifacts. To add to that, like many of the places on our list, the water in and around the national park is extremely clear, making it a good spot for beginner to intermediate divers who prefer to view wrecks and other marine landmarks from slightly shallower depths.
Camp Nearby: Elliott Key campground
The Elliott Key campground is located within Biscayne National Park, and is located on Elliott Key, accessible by boat only. Elliott Key is Biscayne’s largest island. The campground includes fully functioning restrooms, picnic tables and grills. All campsites are reserved on a first come, first served basis, and camping is permitted in designated areas only.
“This park is all about the water. Awesome kayaking, snorkeling, and scuba diving. The water is beautiful, and the park itself is super relaxing!” —The Dyrt camper Sam D.
2. Molasses Reef
Easily one of the most popular locations for scuba diving in Florida, Molasses Reef is a shallow dive site perfect for beginners to the sport. Located in Key Largo just off of John Pennekamp Park, this is a prime location for many divers looking to test their skills and complete their all-important certification hours. Wildlife commonly sighted in the area includes eels, nurse sharks and several types of fish.
Camp Nearby: The Key Largo Kampground and Marina
Finding great diving and camping in Florida is easy done at The Key Largo Kampground and Marina, an RV and trailer-friendly campground that offers visitors the chance to stay in close proximity of the water. Each site includes water and electricity, and there are two bathrooms at the campground with showers and full facilities.
“Nice campground all the way around; great staff, nice clean restrooms and showers, beautiful beach within the campground itself, nice pool, secure, and if I left anything out I didn’t mean to. Loved this campground all the way around!”
3. Devil’s Den
This unique scuba diving destination is a privately owned training center that owns one of the most unique dive spots in the country. Devil’s Den is an underground spring that is set inside of a dry cave, which has resulted in the preservation of ancient rock formations and fossils dating back 33 million years. Since the diving area is contained, it’s an ideal spot for beginners interested in exploring this prehistoric site.
Camp Nearby: Devil’s Den Spring
The Devil’s Den Spring offers camping onsite, with cabin, RV and tent sites. There are four cabins along with 32 RV sites, the majority of which offer electricity, water and sewer hook-ups. The tent sites also have water and electricity. Devil’s Den offers bathroom and shower facilities to campers, as well. All accommodations are located in the tree-laden wilderness surrounding the spring.
“Beautiful grounds. Separate tent and RV camping. Beautiful cabins and pool. But the highlight of camping here is being able to explore Devils Den while snorkeling and or diving.” —The Dyrt camper Jeanene A.
This dive resort is located on the largest clear water cavern in the country, with more than 100 feet of depth and extremely temperate waters (72 degrees) all year. Since it’s isolated and well run by the team at the Blue Grotto, this cavern is a great spot for divers of all skill levels and lifelong snorkelers looking for an introduction to scuba diving in Florida. The Cave within the Blue Grotto is another must-see aspect of the underwater cavern, as its rock formations are completely undisturbed and visible in their natural, fragile state. An array of wildlife is also visible throughout the cavern, including several species of fish and the ever-loved Floridian sea turtles.
Camp Nearby: The Blue Grotto Campground & Cabins
The Blue Grotto does offer their own cabins for rent for as low as $68 a night. Camping is also available on-site, with tent and RV sites available to guests who want to extend their Blue Grotto scuba diving vacation.
5. Copenhagen Wreck
Another popular diving destination, the Copenhagen wreck is located along the eastern side of the Pompano Drop Off. The ship ran aground in the early 1900s, and, after sinking, has become a flourishing artificial reef for several species of marine wildlife. Given that the wreck itself is well over 100 years old, this location serves as a point of interest for both historical and ecological reasons.
Camp Nearby: The Breezy Hill RV Resort
The Breezy Hill RV Resort is just minutes from the Copenhagen wreck site and offers RV-only camping perfect for families on their Overseas Highway family road trip. The campground includes a clubhouse, a swimming pool, Wi-Fi, a game room and even a library, making it a great place to relax after your daily scuba diving adventure.
6. Biscayne National Park – Half Moon Preserve
Biscayne’s second-most popular diving destination, the Half Moon is a shipwreck formerly known as “the Germania.” The Half Moon wrecked in the 1930s and spent more than 50 years underwater before being discovered in 1987. After being re-discovered, the region where the Half Moon lay was declared an archaeological preserve. Since the ship lies on its port side, its divability remains very high. Visitors to the region can explore solo or with guides to get the richest experience possible.
Camp Nearby: Boca Chita Key
Boca Chita Key is the most popular island in Biscayne National Park and offers an array of excellent campsites, including a large, grassy area with waterfront views. Like Elliott Key campground, Boca Chita is reachable by boat alone. Boca Chita does offer toilets, although all other amenities (including water) need to be brought by guests ahead of their stay.
7. Dry Tortugas National Park
Located just west of Key West, Dry Tortugas is made up of the seven islands of the same name. Luckily for the diving enthusiasts among us, the coral reefs in this area are some of the best-preserved habitats in the country; they are also the least interfered with among all of the Florida Keys. There are several aspects of Dry Tortugas that make it an ideal scuba destination, not the least of which are the shipwrecks and beautiful coral reefs, which serve as a home to countless species of marine life. The park also includes a number of underwater trails, many of which offer excellent clarity and the chance to see both sea turtles and ancient ships.
Camp Nearby: The Garden Key campground,
The Garden Key campground, located within Dry Tortugas National Park, is the only way to camp in close proximity to the park’s scuba diving trails. The Yankee Freedom Ferry transports 10 passengers per day, and the sites at Garden Key campground are all primitive. All supplies, food and water must be purchased in advance.
“What a unique experience camping on a deserted island! Overall, it’s an amazing experience that I’d love to do again someday.”
8. DEMA Trader
Another of Florida’s famous wreck dives, the DEMA Trader is a highly explorable wreck that offers great clarity and interesting wildlife. Although most wrecks off the coast of Florida can be explored with relative safety, this one in particular has holes cut into the side of it, making casual exploration as easy as it is safe. Visibility is often as good as 60 feet.
Camp Nearby: Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park is almost directly in line from the DEMA Trader wreck. The state park doesn’t offer organized campgrounds but does allow campers to tent camp at primitive sites complete with grills, fire pits and tent platforms. The park does offer restrooms and cold showers as well.
9. Looe Key – National Marine Sanctuary
Looe Key Reef is a highly touted region for scuba diving in Florida that attracts divers from all over the world on a regular basis. Since it’s labeled a National Marine Sanctuary, Looe Key Reef enjoys exceptional populations of fish as well as a well-preserved coral reef. The reef is a U-shape and stretches 200 yards long with an average width of 800 yards. The diving area is highly accessible and incorporates a wide variety of depths, making it friendly to both beginners to diving as well as advanced scuba divers. Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful reefs in the world, Looe Key Reef is a must-visit for anyone interested in scuba diving in Florida.
Camp Nearby: Bahia Honda State Park
Bahia Honda State Park is located just 15 minutes from Looe Key Reef and offers three different camping areas within the park for a total of 80 sites (RVs and tents permitted on all sites). The state park also offers restrooms, hot showers and several other activities and amenities on-site, including kayak rentals, a hard-surface bike path, a pool, snack bar and seasonal guided tours.
“I love this place! I always go at the end of May (yes it is hot, but no it is not busy) and while the space itself is breathtaking, the location is great too and provides a lot of opportunity to explore all the keys. Be sure to catch the sunset on the bridge and get plenty of snorkeling in. The sand bar goes way out and there is SO much to see!” — The Dyrt camper Ronnie M.
10. Ginnie Springs
Similar to other springs in the area, Ginnie Springs is a gorgeous, multi-faceted region that offers a diverse range of activities for eager scuba divers and outdoor enthusiasts. The Ginnie Spring itself is more than 15 feet deep and 100 feet wide and is part of a line that leads into the Santa Fe River, a nearby destination that also offers some of the best scuba diving in Florida. Officially called “The Ballroom at Ginnie Spring,” the foremost dive site at Ginnie Springs is a large, open cavern that’s safe and spacious enough to accommodate even beginners to the sport of cave or cavern diving. Lights are given to divers to navigate the cavern, and “The Ballroom” itself offers incredible natural beauty with its reflective limestone walls and well-preserved geologic formations.
Camp Nearby: Ginnie Springs Campground
Ginnie Springs offers its own campground to visitors looking to expand their opportunities for scuba diving in Florida. For tent campers, no reservations are required, and all sites are occupied on a first come, first served basis. The campground offers 200 acres of wooded seclusion, including campsites that are in close proximity of both the springs and the Santa Fe River, which is popular in the summer for floating. In addition to the tent sites, there are more than 120 sites equipped with water and electricity. These sites can be reserved and offer spaces for tents or RVs.
“This is one of my favorite Florida campgrounds. It’s privately owned so the rules are less strict than a state park. They have over 200 acres of camping, seven natural springs and you can camp in nature without feeling like you’re in a campground. Great place for snorkeling, scuba diving, paddle boarding, tent and RV parking and day trips. I highly recommend this campground!” —The Dyrt camper Emily J.
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2019 Miami University Swim Camp
2019 Miami University Swim Camp
Week 1: June 2-6, 2019
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Week 2: June 9-13, 2019
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This camp is open to any and all boys and girls ages 8-17 as of Fall of 2019. Miami University Swim Camp provides great days of technique work and quality training at the Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center. The facility, featuring an eight-lane 50-meter pool and a separate 25-meter diving well, will allow campers to gain experience with long-course training. Each day campers will spend up to four hours of time in the water and enjoy educational sessions and quality dryland work. Water and dryland sessions will mix technical focus and developmentally appropriate training. Instructional sessions will mix group video review and technical presentations.
The week will have an Individual Medley focus. Practices and instructional sessions will cover all four competitive strokes with a heavy emphasis on being fast under water. Head Coach Hollie Bonewit-Cron will lead an instructional session focusing on IM transition turns. Each camper can expect to leave with an introduction to the crossover and bucket turn.
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Understanding that all athletes learn differently, Miami staff will not only provide on deck coaching corrections. Each camper can expect video review of all four competitive strokes, along with dolphin kicking. This review will be recorded on an amazon fire tablet. At the end of the camp week each camper will take home his or her new tablet, containing the video stroke analysis.
Day campers can expect to start the day at 7:30am for check in. They will have the option to leave after dinner each night at 6:30pm, for an additional $30 a week day. Lunch will be provided to all campers, at on campus dining facilities, for no additional charge. Overnight campers will have breakfast provided as well. After dinner concludes, overnight campers will participate in organized activities before spending the night in Miami University dorms.
Along with the swimming experience, campers will enjoy daily life on Miami’s historic campus. Living in the dorms, eating at dining halls and touring the campus, guided by current students, will foster a better understanding of the college experience here in Oxford.
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The world-class home of RedHawk swimming is housed in Miami’s $22 million Recreational Sports Center. The Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center is highlighted by an eight-lane, 50-meter pool and a separate 25-meter well, containing one-, five-, seven- and 10-meter platforms.
The diving facilities at the Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center have been the site of several major national competitions and a training facility for Olympic divers. The Nixon Aquatic Center offers equipment for divers to practice spotting-belt work and dry-land training without immersing themselves in water.
The Corwin M. Nixon Aquatic Center has served as host to many prestigious events such as:
– 2002 Diving Junior National Championships
– 2002 Synchronized Swimming Championships
– 2000 Ohio Senior USS Championships
– 1997, 1999, and 2002 Women’s Division III National Championships
– 1997 and 2001 Mid-American Conference Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships
– 1995 and 1999 Mid-American Conference Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships
– 1996 Phillips 66 Senior Indoor Diving Championships
– 1995 NCAA Division I Regional Diving Championships
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TriSynerg Diving Camps @ Indiana University
My vision for the TriSynerG Camp, Club, and Store here at Indiana University
My mission for several decades has been to provide the best diving training programs for beginners, developing athletes, high school/college competitors, and international stars. I believe with conviction that, for all ages and ability levels, the “best” is achieved only with a balanced blend of sport, culture, and education. This balanced approach, epitomizing the original Olympic vision, is critical to maximizing success in diving, in sport, and in life.
In order to continue to implement this vision, our organization has built a staff with the same vision and capabilities. Over the next several years we will be extending our developmental offerings to include leading-edge diving training and educational opportunities, cultural and ethical athletic development, and an enhanced focus on health and wellness of the body, mind and spirit to deliver the best athletes in the history of sport. All these efforts will be under the name TriSynerG which represents my belief that being the best one can be in sport, culture, and education has a synergistic effect.
To that end, my wife Jenny and I built an organization with strengths in key areas to successfully implement our vision:
Jenny Keim-Johansen is the co-founder and intricate part of this business. She is the Assistant Diving Coach of the Olympic Performance Squad that train here in Bloomington, Indiana. She works with me daily to coach the athletes, assist with the synchronized teams, and oversee season planning and travel. Her experience as an athlete and as a coach are priceless assets to our Olympic Performance Squad as they prepare for the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil in August 2016. Jenny was a gymnast under Bela Karolyi, as a diver was a two-time NCAA champion and a three-time US finalist in the Olympics (1996, 2000), all done while earning her bachelor’s degree with honors, cum laude from the University of Miami. Jenny has served as a Head Diving Coach in two different power-five universities, and has coached many Junior Olympic champions and a NCAA champion. Jenny has a complete understanding of the technical, physical, educational, and personal development needs of divers as they progress into excellence. Her email address is [email protected]
Steve Keim is a senior level consultant for TriSynerG. He has spent a career in marketing and business development, with a focus on service businesses and childhood development. His background includes study and publishing in psychology, international experience, and years at the helm of numerous business ventures. He provides the operational skills and entrepreneurial spirit that any successful business needs. His email address is [email protected]
We also have also retained a support staff of social media professionals, videographers, and photographers to reinforce the roughly 35 coaches and counselors supporting our developmental effort. The social media, photography, and videography experts will continue to build the diving video library and help publish results (and dives) of meets for the diving community.
I will continue to focus on coaching and educating. Importantly, I will continue to stay on the leading edge of this sport to deliver a positive impact on every person that participates in our program at the club, camp, collegiate and Team USA level. These efforts will include the innovative use of technology, psychology, bio-feedback, and videography to improve our application of the water belts, dryland facility, and to create new training techniques. My email address is [email protected]
I will also use my continuing position as a Team USA Coach to maximize these athletes’ results by implementing the TriSynerG philosophies at the highest level of the sport. I am confident that we are taking the steps necessary to create a rich and comprehensive diving program which will advance the sport, our divers, and the role of sport in developing our future leaders.
December 5, 2018
Patriots Unfiltered Q&A: Diving into training camp
How do you see the outlook at slot for 2021? Replacing [Julian] Edelman is not an easy task. You think Gunner [Olszewski] might step up? Rick Malec
I’d like to see Gunner emerge as a viable receiving option, especially on the heels of his 2020 All-Pro punt return performance. He, like Meyers, is another player who’s developed from an undrafted, virtual unknown rookie into a legitimate NFL player, though he still has considerable room to grow as a route-runner and pass-catcher. In my estimation, he has similar qualities to what Edelman brought to the table and thus, I’d like to see him fulfill that potential by becoming a more well-rounded receiver/returner in 2021. – Erik Scalavino
What is the difference between kick and punt returners? Isn’t it the same job essentially? It should be a position that one man does both. Also, has anyone ever used one kicker for field goals and punts? Again, essentially the same job and would save roster spots. It’s not like it’s a demanding job! Jeff McCarroll
There’s actually a lot more to both jobs than you suggest, Jeff. Yes, on the surface, one player is simply catching a ball that’s kicked to him and trying to avoid 11 opponents to get to the end zone; the other is the one kicking the ball.
However, the differences, while nuanced, are important, which is why teams don’t typically have the same player do both jobs. The kickoff returner generally has more time to watch the ball travel to him because he’s further back from the kicker than a punt returner. What’s more, the way the blocking is set up for a kickoff return is different than a punt return, so, a kickoff returner usually has more of a chance to see where he wants to go with the ball.
Punt returners need to have their wits about them more often because the distance the ball travels is usually shorter than a kickoff, meaning the opposing players are bearing down on them more quickly. This requires a more shifty kind of player than a kickoff returner, who can get a running start more frequently. Some players have been able to return both kicks and punts, but it’s also coaching decision sometimes to prevent one player from being subjected to the often jarring hits that occur on special teams.
As far as kickers go, the technique for field goals and punts is entirely different, and both specialists do a LOT of kicking throughout the practice week. This takes a heavy toll on the player’s legs and backs. So, while it might not seem like a very taxing job because they’re only on the game field a few times per week, they’re doing a lot more when you don’t see them (i.e., on the practice field).
Kicking has become such a specialized position that you almost never see one player do both jobs anymore. One of the last players to do so in college was Jason Hanson, who enjoyed a long, productive career with the Detroit Lions as their primary field goal kicker. But even way back then, in the early 1990s, the Lions asked Hanson to focus solely on field goal kicking and kickoffs, as good a punter as he was in college, too.
Generally speaking, guys who return punts or kicks can fill in at the other spot if needed; same goes with kickers and punters. This might be another reason why coaches are more likely to have separate players perform the various jobs. Think about it, if you only had one player as your kick/punt returner and he gets hurt, you still need to have a backup. You might be able to fill it in a pinch with a skill position player, but that guy wouldn’t have nearly the experience needed to give you any sort of confidence putting him out there in what can be a critical situation.
And if you had just one kicker/punter and he were to get hurt in a game, you’re less likely to have a competent replacement lying in wait on the bench. So, it makes a lot of sense to have different players do the different jobs, while serving as backups for the others. – Erik Scalavino
What do you think about the new league rule allowing skill players to wear single-digit numbers? Jackson Sanford III, Waynesville, NC
It’s taking some getting used to, I’ll admit, because I’ve grown accustomed to associating certain number ranges with certain positions. This now gives the NFL more of a college look. But the players are clearly happy with it, seeing how many of them have chosen to take advantage of the opportunity. I don’t really have any problem with the rule. – Erik Scalavino
Deerfield Beach Surf Camp
Join us for the most trusted surf camp in South Florida. Island Camps has over 42 years of experience in surf lessons, surf camps, and surf trips. We love to share our knowledge of the ocean and teach kids how to surf!! Our goal is to empower the youth to live a healthy and fun lifestyle and to teach them to love our beaches and our ocean. As partners with the City of Deerfield we are blessed to operate our spring, summer and winter camps just north of the beautiful Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier. Surf camp is open to all skill levels. Whether you’re learning how to pop up or perfecting your bottom turn we have the instructors you need to take your surfing to the next level.
Ages: 6-14 Location: Deerfield Beach Pier
Drop Off: The Kirk Cottrell Pavilion
344 North Ocean Drive. Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
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Drop off 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM
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Weekly Rate: $329
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Daily Rate: $99
Aftercare: $25/Day or $100/Week
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The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) may be on many of our minds and as the summer approaches. This summer may not look like all of the summers that have come before or any of the summers that will come again, but we do know that camp plays a vital role in the lives of so many of our campers, their families and our alumni’s. So, We are moving forward with plans on how best to serve our camp families this summer and are hopeful that camp will continue uninterrupted. . . . The safety and health of our community is of utmost concern and we ask for your patience as we work through this trying time.
Currently we are working to increase our precautions. Here are some of those added precautions:
- Our program staff will practice social distance.
- We will require that campers do not share drinks or food.
- We will minimize the number of campers each week.
- We will have designated hand sanitizing stations and increase monitoring of sanitary practices.
- We stay updated and adhere to CDC’s recommendations continually up until and throughout summer.
Should camp be canceled, we will refund 100% of camp fees to camp families.
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Lets face it, we live in South Florida. It’s a harsh reality but its gonna be flat most the summer! Floridians also are used to a quick afternoon summer storm before the sun comes out for the rest of the day. In the event of bad weather, camp still goes on. However should there be thunder and lightning we take the kids off the beach immediately and seek shelter.
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Miami Country Day School Private School (Miami, Florida, USA) – how to apply, prices, reviews
Summer Day Camp – 4-12 yrs. – 450 $ / week
Miami Country Day School’s Most Popular Summer Camp: Students attend a variety of activities, special classes based on the theme of the week. Every day of holidaymakers is made taking into account age characteristics, provides maximum safety, the best experience. Tourists travel the campus with their friends, attending canoeing, arts and crafts, science, cooking, drama, sports, martial arts, music, hip-hop, yoga, DJing, go-karting.Working hours – 9-18 hours.
CIT Camp – 12-13 HP – $ 275 / week
The Learning Advisor program is open to future leaders. The CIT program is updated annually to include fun activities, learning experiences, weekly field trips, team building, educational sessions.
Tackling the College Essay – 17-18 y.p. – 395 $ / 12 days
Preparing to write an essay for college admission. The course provides an opportunity to reveal the best qualities, to show the selection committee, which distinguishes them from other applicants.
Spartan Chess Camp – 5-12 liters. – 50 $ / d.
Miami Country Day maintains its own vibrant chess community: chess teams have won several regional, national championships. Chess tournaments are held on the MCDS campus, and chess players come from all over South Florida. Campers will join this community and learn the skills they need to play and participate in chess tournaments. Program participants receive a promotional T-shirt, a Staunton chess set.
Lego Workshop – 4-10 liters. – 450 $ / week
The LEGO Workshop is part of a collection of STEAM courses: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. This is a powerful set of courses that allow Legobuilding hobbyists and beginners to explore the Lego world and improve their design skills.
Aspiring Fashionistas – 8-12 liters. – 400 $ / 5 days
This “glamorous” camp for boys and girls provides knowledge in the field of the fashion industry, develops skills in fashion design, fashion marketing, fashion journalism, branding.Students study popular brands, analyze industry trends, design various garments, define their own brand, outline the layout of their favorite store, launch a fashion blog, and much more!
Budding Entrepreneurs – 8-12 liters. – 400 $ / 5 days
Camp participants will develop a business plan to implement their own business idea. Students will learn to take risks, be persistent, and make “business” decisions in strategy, marketing, and finance. Students learn from their own experience throughout the week, presenting their own projects on the last day of the camp.
Teen Explorer Camp – 13-17 years old – 550 $ / week
Teen Explorer is designed for grades 7-11 teens who enjoy making new friends and socializing. Explorers take daily field trips, teen-centered projects, and team-building activities.
Every week is a new experience: from indoor diving, “leaving the room” (quest rooms), go-karting, water sports, rollerblading to paintball fighting and much more.Students take part in weekly creative projects.
Junior Explorer Camp – 8-12 y. – 550 $ / 5 days
Junior Explorer – a week of fun trips for students in grades 3-6 who love adventure! Young explorers will have weekly insights into arts and crafts, go-karting, water sports, paintball, rollerblading, laser tag, playroom, museum and much more!
Junior CEOs – 8-12 HP – 400 $ / 5 days
Would you like to be the boss of Apple, Under Armor or Amazon for 1 day? This unique leadership program lets you do just that! Students act as CEOs of leading companies, work in teams to develop strategic recommendations for solving business problems. Students develop business skills, develop strategic thinking, the qualities of future leaders.
American Girl Doll Camp – 5+ – $ 212.5 / 5 days
Grab an American Girl doll or any other 18 ” doll and go to the fun puppet camp.Activities include Twin Day, Movie / Pajama Day, Dress Up Day, setting up a business for your doll and all of her new friends. The week ends with a runway fashion show.
Art Lab – 7+ – $ 212.5 / 5 days
Art Lab – Creative adventures in drawing, painting, paper and mixed media. The aspiring artist will be able to explore, create and work with paints. The weeklong camp will help children have fun with numerous art projects, exploring their own creative side.The student will explore the modern portrait of Mona Lisa, will study self-portraits of Frida Kahlo or Diego Rivera.
Magical Unicorn, Mermaid, Dragon & Pirate Week – 5+ – $ 212.5 / 5 days
The fun camp explores the world of mermaids, dragons, unicorns and pirates. Participants will use their creativity and imagination, develop amazing art projects, play themed games, build cardboard boats.
Harry Potter – 7+ – $ 212.5 / 5 days
This camp is for those who have dreamed of visiting Hogwarts, trying butter beer or taking magical classes! A week in the wizarding world includes Patronus lessons, outdoor adventures and more.If your child is a Harry Potter fan, this week will have an incredible chance to be inside one of the most iconic stories of this generation.
If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss – 5+ – $ 212/5 days
If your child dreams of “leaving with the circus”, then this program is for him. They will juggle, walk on a tightrope, become clowns, jump over a ring of fire, create their own miniature circus performances and perform live on stage. The performers will take part in exciting carnival games, will be engaged in arts and crafts, singing, dancing, karaoke.Also, vacationers will have a Splash day, weather permitting.
Princess & Superhero Camp – 5+ – $ 212/5 days
Camp for superheroes and princesses. Here they will practice art, music, vocals, dance, acting, singing, storytelling and creative play. Kids will dress up as their favorite Disney or comic book characters. The program includes indoor games, Splash day (sprinklers, scooter washing).
Project Runway Fashion Challenge: Junk to Funk – 6+ – $ 212/5 days
A week-long creative summer camp adventure builds skills in recycled materials – kids transform ordinary items into extravagant fashion accessories. Participants will discover creative reuse, create clothes that will hit the catwalk at the family fashion show at the end of the camp week.
Artful Antics – 5+ – $ 212/5 days
Art Camp will give children an idea of several types of visual arts and different environments.The program includes finger painting, texture painting of robots, learning styles of Kandinsky, Picasso, Pollack, outdoor painting, splashing and more.
Note: Holidaymakers will have Splash day, outdoor activities (weather permitting). All materials are provided.
Superhero Camp – 6-10 HP – 400 $ / 5 days
Participants of the week of superheroes will fight the most famous villains in the world, create their own superhero costume, and take part in several “heroic” events.
Rising Stars Musical Theater Workshop – 9-13 HP – 900 $ / 11 days
Summer Musical Theater Workshop Miami Country Day School teaches singing, acting, dance skills, helps to get professional theater training, working with renowned MCDS teachers, guest artists. Participants will create a full-scale musical with light, sound, decorations, costumes, make-up. This is a great place to explore theater, where everyone will feel like a star!
Cultural Spanish Immersion – 4-9 y.- 250 $ / week
During the Cultural Spanish Immersion summer session, children will immerse themselves in the culture of Spanish-speaking countries, learning the language through fun, action-packed activities. Cultural programs expand horizons, help to better understand people, teach to express compassion.
Summer Sewing Camp – 7+ – $ 212/5 days
Summer Sewing Camp is a great way to equip your child with useful skills that will help build confidence, a sense of style. Kids will learn basic design, sewing skills while creating fun, fun, rewarding projects.From hand to machine sewing – the child will learn new things all day long!
Upon registration, a $ 25 consumables fee will be added.
Aquatics Competitive Stroke Camp – 10-16 HP – 300 $ / 4 days
The balanced curriculum focuses on swimming, training, teamwork, fun. A holistic approach is at the heart of Total Performance, which allows swimmers to achieve superior results. Teaching is personalized, coaching is conducted in small groups, students attend team building sessions, leadership, daily video analysis, classroom activities.The most important thing is that tourists are having fun: they participate in the “Garbage Hunt”, various shows, games! The camp is open to beginners and highly skilled swimmers.
Please note that this is not a swimming training camp; students must be proficient in all 4 basic styles.
Basketball – 5-18 – 300 $ / week
Miami Country Day School Basketball Camp invites boys and girls to learn how to play basketball in a fun environment. The training forms a solid foundation of skills – the program is tailored to players of all levels.
Simple Soccer – 5-17 HP – $ 300 / weekLed by FACA Hall of Fame coach Jeff Watson,
Soccer Camp aims to help players reach their full potential by learning the foundation of football skills. Simple Soccer offers soccer training covering all aspects of the game, personal skills, techniques.
Curious Workshop – 5-18 HP – 250 $ / week
This workshop is about fun, hands-on creativity, STEM teaching. Participants will engage in an open space full of arts and crafts, 3D printers, rockets, and exciting technology.The family program offers a choice of a wide variety of daily activities, projects, age-appropriate fun experiments.
Snacks and drinks are available daily throughout the day.
Star Wars Engineering: Building & Programming – 6-8 p. – 450 $ / 5 days
Take your LEGO passion to the next level by working with the team to create Star Wars droids on the new LEGO Boost training platform! Imagine the possibilities as you and other movie fans learn how to build and program three different robots from Star Wars: the lovable R2-D2, Race, and the Empire droid.In addition to training in programming, participants will complete additional Star Wars themed engineering missions.
Digital Photography & Graphic Design – 9-13 p. – 450 $ / 5 days
See the world through your lens, learn to take and edit photos like a pro! Young people will learn photography techniques, learn about the functions of digital cameras, gain photography experience, and learn how to enhance digital images with software. No prior experience with digital cameras or graphic design is required, all skill levels are encouraged.
Game Design & Roller Coaster Science – 6-8 liters. – 450 $ / 5 days
Game Design campers will learn the basics of handcrafting video games using Bloxels and tablets. In the Roller Coaster Science session, children work with instructors, learn the basics of roller coaster design, and use K’Nex to create models that demonstrate how roller coasters work.
3D Game Design: Featuring Portal 2 – 8-13 HP – 450 $ / 5 days
If you like 3D games then this camp is for you! Portal 2 is a first-person puzzle game that challenges you to use your brains to solve challenging problems.School kids use 3D game engine software, Portal 2, develop game adventure with intricate mazes, puzzles, traps. All skill levels are welcome.
Sports Car Racing & Robot Challenge – 6-8 HP – 450 $ / 5 days
Camp day divided into two parts:
- Sports Car Racing & Design – Participants compete with each other, race in Anki smart cars, work in teams to design and build large Anki race tracks.
- Robot Challenge – students will master an introduction to robotics, learn how to pre-program, code, control a robot using various tasks.
Science of Roller Coasters & Minecraft – 8-13 liters. – 450 $ / 5 days
Amusement parks are filled with opportunities to learn about science and technology. Learn about the physics of roller coasters by exploring kinetic and potential energy, centripetal force. Tourists build and test physical / “virtual” roller coasters using a variety of computer programs, including Minecraft.You will create virtual roller coasters, scale models with K’NEX, and experience the thrill of turns, loops and falls!
The camp day is divided into 3 periods. Two thirds of the day is spent on learning, developing a roller coaster, and about a third is devoted to working with Minecraft. No previous experience required! All skill levels are welcome.
ROBLOX: Designing OBBYs – 6-8 liters. – 450 $ / 5 days
This camp is for those who want to learn how to create their own video game levels.Using ROBLOX – a gaming platform on which students can play and create game worlds – they will create their own immersive OBBY experience. With the ROBLOX game engine, game design is limited only by imagination: tourists will learn how to build three-dimensional worlds, races, obstacle courses.
Robotics 101 – 8-13 HP – 450 $ / 5 days
Robotics 101 – Explore the exciting world of robotics. Working in small groups, students will design and build a robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS®.Having programmed their robot to perform design tasks, beginners will start with the basics of design and programming. More experienced users will master advanced programming skills. No prior experience with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® is required.
Minecraft 4 Kids: Level Up – 6-8 liters. – 450 $ / 5 days
Students will enter the wonderful world of Minecraft, create virtual reality in a sandbox-like environment, using tablets, and develop their own games. This fun and exciting camp builds interest, fosters creativity, and helps maximize learning potential.
3D Design and Virtual Reality and 3D Printing – 8-13 l. – 450 $ / 5 days
This camp is all about 3D design: it provides introductory lessons on software, 3D graphics tools. Students will see their work come to life in virtual reality by printing samples of their work on a 3D printer!
Kaplan International Miami – a school in a prestigious area of the city
Kaplan International School invites you to English language courses in Miami, a city that rivals Chicago and New York in terms of the scale of skyscrapers and beauty of urban landscapes.Incredible expanses, fresh ocean air, lots of opportunities for cultural and sightseeing events – you must agree that this is a good addition to the in-depth study of English at the Kaplan International Miami school. Every year, students of 75 nationalities, aged 16 and over, come to study at this school, the average age of students is 25 – 27 years old. Young people can choose any course of study, from a standard curriculum to an intensive pace of study.
Many students who have already learned English in Miami compare this city in terms of the atmosphere of life with Manhattan or Dubai – there are also many high-rise office buildings, luxury shops, business centers, theaters, museums and green parklands.Kaplan International Miami is located in a prestigious area of the city, near the University of Miami campus in the Coral Gables area. There are many golf courses and tennis courts surrounded by the school. The school offers 8 bright classrooms in a modern building, equipped with an innovative scale, with its own library and a cozy living room where students can relax between lessons. The most convenient way to get to Miami is by plane from Chicago or New York, or by train from New York, but it will take twice the travel time (18 – 20 hours).It is best to move around Miami on a unique type of vehicle – the metromover, the line of which connects all the main tourist routes (only 21 stops), travel is free.
Leaving to study English in the USA, young people know perfectly well that their life in Miami will not be limited only to classes, electives and seminars, they will have plenty of time for the beaches, the sea and the Latin American drive. Miami has many exciting opportunities to offer vacationers, ranging from sightseeing tours to celebrity hangouts.The most popular vacation spots in Miami: a guided visit to the Gianni Versace mansion, where the talented fashion designer was shot on the steps of a luxurious house, as well as the Museum of Modern Art in the Freedom Tower, Everglades National Park, Fairchidle Botanical Garden and more surfing, diving and much, much more.90,000 England and USA Summer Youth Programs
The Summer Study Abroad Program is not only an excellent practice of the English language, but also a unique opportunity to become part of the international student community.
Such experience gives new interesting acquaintances, as well as the opportunity to exchange knowledge and participate in exciting educational processes.
Especially for high school students, we have made a selection of the best summer foreign programs. This is preparation for passing IELTS in classical universities in England, yoga or diving in sunny Miami, preparation for TOEFL on the west coast of the United States, creating a creative portfolio at Arts University Bournemouth for further admission to a university.Choose what is right for you.
Arts University Bournemouth
Program: Creative Portfolio Preparation (Photography, Fashion Design, Filmmaking, British Architecture, Animation)
Duration: July 24 to August 10 (2 weeks)
Age: high school students and students, 16+
Arts University Bournemouth Summer Courses attract creative people from all over the world.Here they can not only try themselves in different professions, but also gain the necessary experience in a particular creative path.
The courses have several directions: photography, fashion design, filmmaking, British architecture, animation. What is important: Arts University of Bournemouth gives the student the opportunity to prepare their own portfolio, which will be useful for further admission to the university, as well as for development in the creative profession.
Every day up to 5 hours a day (with breaks for rest and lunch), students are engaged in creativity in the workshops.All necessary materials are included in the course fee.
Summer students have the opportunity to live on the campus of the institute or organize their own accommodation. Arts University Bournemouth is a two-hour drive from central London. On weekends, students can go on excursions on their own or in an organized way. More about the program >>
Miami South Beach Language School
Program: English + elective (salsa, kickboxing, yoga, water sports, ballet, diving)
Duration: July 1 to August 11 (2, 3, 4, 5 weeks )
Age: high school and university students, 16+
Miami is a world famous resort city of the USA.Already somewhere, but here people know a lot about rest. That is why Miami South Beach Language School opened a language center here to combine real relaxation with effective English learning.
Among the programs there is preparation for the TOEFL, as well as PLUS English. The latter includes English classes, as well as a choice of salsa, kickboxing, yoga, water sports, ballet or diving. This is a great opportunity to combine leisure, hobbies, new acquaintances with people who share your interests, and the practice of English.One way or another, language classes remain a priority: they take up to 30 hours a week, and 2 hours a week for electives.
All classes are held in groups of up to 12 people, students are accommodated in cozy residences near training centers.
Program: Language Intensives
Duration: all summer (2, 3, 4 weeks)
Age: high school students, 16+
Bell Language School has existed for 60 years, and over the years has developed a unique and time-tested methodology for teaching English.
“After the program, I noticed that it became much easier for me to speak a foreign language, because I had a similar problem with German – I understand everything, but I cannot say. Now I feel calmer and do not hesitate to speak ”
– says Angelica-Maria, a student from Russia.
Bell School offers many different courses. For example, IELTS Exam Preparation. This is a good opportunity for high school students to prepare for the IELTS test and further admission to the university.
The school also has a unique Language in Action program that helps to develop conversational English. Pupils are engaged not only in classes, but also regularly go to field lessons. These can be workshops, open clubs, excursions, or even just a trip to a restaurant. In such classes, special language situations are simulated, which help to practice speaking skills and overcome the fear of communicating in a foreign language.
Students have 15 to 25 hours of intensive language classes per week, all of which take place on the campus in Cambridge.
A university city with a long history not only disposes of its own atmosphere for learning, but can also please with cultural leisure: museums, shops, restaurants. For example, the Fitzwilliam Museum, where you can see art and various antiques from Cambridge University. Or CB1 Cafe at 32 Mill Road – a cozy place with a large library and delicious coffee – where you can sit comfortably and work with your laptop. More about the program >>
St. Clare’s Oxford
Program: IELTS Preparation
Duration: all summer (2, 3, 4 weeks)
Duration: from 8 to 21 July; from July 29 to August 11 (2 weeks)
College St.Clare’s Oxford already offers quality and time-tested English courses for adults around the world.
IELTS is a language exam that is required for foreign students to enroll in British universities. It can be taken at Oxford every month. College St. Clare’s Oxford assists in preparation for IELTS through the English for Examination program.
The course includes 21 lessons of 55 minutes each, lessons are held in small groups of up to 12 people. Students’ level of English must be at least Intermediate.
In addition to exam preparation at St. Clare’s Oxford can take the Leadership Course. English is not just an international language, it is the language of modern business, modern politics and world social life. A future leader must not only know him well, but also develop his communication skills, be able to think critically, participate in debates and competently present himself and his product.
During the course, the main question will be revealed – “What exactly makes a great leader such?” – through case studies, guest speakers, presentations, and a visit to legendary Oxford University.More about the program >>
EC Los Angeles
Program: TOEFL Preparation
Duration: June 24 – August 5 (2, 3, 4 weeks)
What could be better than a summer by the ocean? Especially if this summer is completely devoted to learning English and immersing yourself in the culture of the country in which you are. Los Angeles, USA, is the birthplace of world cinema, high waves hunted by surfers from all over the world, convertibles and simply beautiful Hollywood life.
It is here that the EC language school is located, offering various programs, for example, the intensive preparation for the TOEFL exam. It does not matter if the student needs this exam to enter the university or to move up the career ladder – the EC school promises a high passing result. Students are prepared for the exam by teachers who specialize in TOEFL and have extensive experience in preparing students.
Classes are held in small groups of up to 15 people, 30 lessons per week.The language proficiency level must be at least Upper Intermediate.
In their spare time, students practice English in the city and enjoy the views and atmosphere of Los Angeles.
For more information, contact StudyLab managers. They will help you choose a program for the summer, as well as prepare all the necessary documents.90,000 Holidays abroad: programs in 2021
Do you want to spend your holidays in 2021 in a new way? Then EF camps are what you need! Travel beautiful cities, make new friends, and have an unforgettable experience when you embark on a language vacation abroad program with EF.
Whether it’s summer or fall holidays, going to camp is one of the best ways to make effective use of your free time. An unforgettable vacation, new friends from all over the world, exciting cities and most importantly, learning new languages. All this you will find in the EF camps!
Study Abroad Features During Vacation
EF’s Language Vacation Abroad Program combines learning with fun! Instead of just learning a new language, you can completely immerse yourself in the language environment by taking a vacation to one of our camps.Get to know the culture of the host country better while playing your favorite sport or trying a new hobby. Horse riding in England, surfing in Miami or dancing in New York? Whichever city you choose, each of our camps offers you an extensive recreation program that fits your hobbies exactly. Such vacations abroad will definitely be remembered for a long time!
Study and Vacation Abroad in 2021
During your stay at our holiday camps, you will have 40 minutes of classes four times a week, and the rest of the time a varied program of active and more passive recreation.Enjoy all the activities of a traditional holiday camp: handicrafts, painting, fun games and theater performances in a welcoming international setting.
We offer a wide range of numerous programs for recreation and study on vacation abroad around the world for children and students from 7 to 14 years old. You can choose from these specially designed overseas vacation programs:
- Sports Holidays Horse Riding
- Water Sports & Diving
- Football Camp
- EF LEGO Studio Overseas Vacation Program
Miami Playa | Arenda Costa Dorada
BEACHES AND BAYS IN MIAMI PLAYA
Undoubtedly, one of the main attractions of Miami Playa is its beaches and coves.Mild temperatures throughout the year warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea and fine golden sand give the name of the Costa Dorada – the golden coast.
In this environment, it is easy to relax, play active games, do sports, have a drink in bars or eat in restaurants, which you will find right on the beach. Whatever you choose, our beaches will find options that best suit your tastes and needs. In addition, many of the beaches have the Blue Flag quality label, as well as easy access and all the necessary services to spend one or more days with family and friends enjoying the sun and sea.
In the following we provide you with a short description of our beaches and coves, but of course we encourage you to discover them through your own experience.
DISCOVER THE HIDDEN BEAUTIES
Playa Cristal Beach is the largest in Miami, 1,300 meters long and 50 meters wide; Riviera Beach and Pixerota Beach are exceptional and usually visited by families, Porquerola beach is the least visited and Llarga beach is a protected area with wild vegetation and controlled fauna.
In addition, we have several beautiful bays in Miami. Cala California and Cala Bot, two beautiful coves in one; Cala Santa Fe and The Cala del Mysteri are connected to form the largest bay on the Miami coast, Cala del Solitari is a secluded and sheltered rocky town, Cala de las Sirenas remains unchanged and wild, Cala dels Vienesos is the smallest, with very fine sand and coastal flora; and finally, Cala dels Àngels and Cala del Pescador are much larger and with sandy beaches surrounded by cliffs.
Discover the beauty hidden in each of Miami Playa’s beaches and coves. Of course, you will be impressed by our beaches and coves.
Enjoy your holiday in Miami Playa
Miami Platja, commonly known as Miami, is a small coastal town in the municipality of Mont Roig del Camp, which is located about 15 kilometers away. This town is remarkable because it is considered one of the cleanest and most well-groomed in the entire Mediterranean.
Miami consists mainly of holiday apartments and private villas, as well as small hotels, as it is a resort specializing in family vacations. Miami’s commercial activities are centered around Avenida Barcelona (formerly Nacional N-340). Its coastline consists of the main beach, Playa Cristal, and a number of smaller coves that are no less remarkable. Most of the beaches and coves of the coast are marked with the Blue Flag, a special award for the cleanliness and improvement of the coastline.
The story of Miami Playa begins in 1952 at the initiative of Marcelino Escius, who was so fascinated by the beauty of the landscape that he decided to create a corner that the whole world could enjoy. From that moment on, Miami began to rapidly grow and build up until it turned into the city that we know it today.
The location of Miami Playa undoubtedly makes it unique – the unique panoramic views and the exceptional Mediterranean microclimate allow us not only to enjoy summer evenings, but also mild temperatures during the rest of the year.Miami, with all its charms, has earned the title of one of the main tourist centers of the Costa Dorada.
Miami Tourism On vacation with children Miami and culture Beaches and covesMiami Tourism
Miami Playa was created with the aim of becoming a paradise where you can spend your holidays both in summer and at any other time of the year. This is a small corner of the Gold Coast, which attracts connoisseurs of quality beaches that are not crowded with tourists.
A good starting point for exploring Miami is Avenida Barcelona, in the heart of the city. Here you will find all kinds of restaurants with a wide range of Mediterranean cuisine with paella and top quality seafood, and there are also some very good Italian pizzerias.On vacation with children
Those who have children know how difficult it can sometimes be to keep the kids from getting bored, but in Miami it won’t be a problem.
Over the past 2 decades, Miami has earned the status of a family tourism destination. It is for families that a quiet, measured holiday in Miami is suitable. There is a large concentration of private villas that are within walking distance of the beach, which is so important when vacationing with small children. Older children are always happy with the large pool at the house, where they will spend most of their holiday. Water attractions on the beach are also important for them. In addition, it is very important for parents that the beach is comfortable and not crowded with vacationers, which, unfortunately, is too common on the beaches of Spain.Every year more and more European tourists choose Miami for their holidays.
If your kids are already tired of the beach, no problem: Port Aventura theme park, one of the most famous in Spain, is just 18 minutes away. There you will find many attractions and shows for very young children as well as for those who are older. In addition, a new part, Ferrari Land, was recently opened in the park, just for the fans of this famous Italian car.
Port Aventura’s and adjacent Caribe Aquatic Park is an impressive water park where adults and children can have a great time.
Another ideal option for children is a trip to the Aquopolis water park in La Pineda, a 20-minute drive from Miami Playa, which consists of many water slides and pools.
In case your vacation starts in September, don’t miss the pirate party in Miami (la Fiesta Pirata), which is celebrated on the first Saturday of the month.Both locals and tourists come here.
Cycling enthusiasts can rent various types of bicycles.
In the vicinity of Mont Roig you will find more than 130 pistes, divided into 10 routes. This will allow you to discover the uniqueness of the wheeled environment.
Fishing, sailing, surfing and diving are also popular here. You can go hiking in the mountains or just take a walk in the surroundings, enjoying the extraordinary beauty of the local nature.Miami and culture
For those looking for a relaxing holiday, Miami Playa is exactly what you need. Do you like church tourism? Do not forget to visit the chapel of the Holy Virgin de la Roca (Ermita de la Virgen de la Roca), the place of worship of the Holy Virgin Mary, which has inspired great artists such as the famous Joan Miró. There are wonderful views of the coast from there.
Another temple to visit is the church del Peyro.It is advisable to go there on foot, the walk does not require much physical effort. After visiting the temple, you can dine al fresco in the picnic area near the chapel in Pinar del Peri.
The new Church of the Archangel Michael (la Iglesia Nueva de San Miguel Arcangel) is known as the Baix Camp Cathedral because of its large size. It began construction in 1801 and is still unfinished, like the Sagrada Familia, but it is accessible for visits during the service.
If you are into museums, we recommend visiting the Sole Museum of Olive Oil in Mont Roig, where you will learn how the Sole family started their olive oil company, see the tools that were in use at the time, and is, of course, the process of making precious olive oil. The Miro Center is also very interesting, where there are several works by Joan Miro, inspired by the landscapes of Mont Roig and its surroundings.Beaches and coves
If we are talking about Miami, we must mention its best beaches and coves, because, of course, you came here to enjoy the sun and sea. Great, Miami has 12 kilometers of coastline, with four beaches and nine coves of fine sand and crystal clear waters.
The most famous beach is Playa Cristal, which has all kinds of services and can be reached on foot if your apartment or villa is located in Pino Alto.After him is Playa de la Porquerola, the longest and narrowest and least visited; Peixerote Beach and Playa Larga are also impressive, the latter being 600 meters long.
If you prefer something less crowded, we recommend the coves that start with California Cove and Bot Cove, which are adjacent to each other and are ideal for those who like to spend a lot of time in the water. Likewise, Santa Fe Cove and Del Mysteri Cove form a double cove, the largest in Miami Playa.
Cove del Solitario is the most isolated and cozy, ideal for a relaxing holiday. The cove de las Sirenas is the best for those who like to enjoy the beauty of nature. It is one of eight bays that are categorized as protected natural areas. At the very end, we will mention Viennese Bay, which is the smallest, but at the same time the most beautiful.
As you can see, Miami Playa has a lot to offer you.Don’t miss the opportunity to visit this beautiful Mediterranean city and enjoy a time where adventure, culture and gastronomy merge for your complete enjoyment.90,000 The whole truth about Miami. | Grand Mir
The first thing we come across when buying a tour to Miami is a visa. Obtaining a visa to the United States is quite difficult: firstly, a complex package of documents, and secondly, a personal visit to the consulate (depending on your documents to Kiev or Moscow).Of course, travel agencies help with obtaining a visa, but no one can guarantee a positive response from the consul. But when you get the coveted visa, then there is only one step to Miami!
The flight to the dream city is quite long – about 12 hours, but this is not a problem at all, since you will be transported by a transatlantic Boeing equipped with the latest technology. You can safely move on board, play computer games, watch TV. Unlimited provision of alcoholic beverages will be a pleasant bonus.But do not forget about the strict US rules, if you are under 21 years old or do not want to show your passport, you will only be allowed tea or water on board. Get used to it, there is a strict restriction on the sale of alcohol to minors throughout the country, including Miami.
A huge number of taxis and buses will meet you at the Miami airport. The most profitable for a tourist is to use the bus services (the fare to Miami Beach will be two dollars), in turn a taxi will take you for at least forty dollars.Miami city buses, as well as throughout the United States, are comfortable and air-conditioned. From the first minutes of driving, you will immediately begin to love this country where everything is made for people: the cleanest streets, well-groomed lawns and the perfect roadway …
It is better to choose a hotel in Miami in close proximity to the famous Miami Beach and Collins Avenue, where the main club and resort life of the city is concentrated. Typical Miami hotels consist of one 4, 5-storey building, and an open-air cafe, which can be visited by any tourist passing by.They are painted in vibrant pinks, greens, purples and stretch along a long beach. Hotels located on the first line from the beach are always expensive and noisy; Russians prefer to stay in them. On the second and third lines, they are more secluded and quiet, with fairly conservative prices.
However, Miami consists not only of Collins Avenue, but also includes a business center, Cuban quarters and the equally famous area of ”star” villas by the sea.
I decided to spend my vacation in Miami in a hotel located on the second line from the beach on Spanish street.It should be noted that the place turned out to be very colorful and bright. Walking the streets, you don’t expect to find yourself in Spain when you turn the corner, and that is exactly what it was. The whole street is decorated with Spanish lights, music played and the presence of a siesta was felt.
But back to Miami, so what can you see here. The excursion list is rather poor: a sightseeing tour, a crocodile farm, a zoo and a trip to Key West are the main attractions. The sightseeing tour includes a visit to the Cuban Quarter and celebrity villas.The Cuban Quarter is a part of that Miami that we won’t be shown on TV. Due to Cuba’s proximity, Miami is filled with expats, and these neighborhoods are poor, to say the least. Further, there is a complete contrast: you are brought to the port, where a trip to the “stars” villas is organized. So that you understand, about a hundred people get on a big ferry and take them along the villas, telling how much they cost and to whom they belong. The port itself is quite interesting and hosts free music concerts in the evenings.
Next excursion – crocodile farm.The farm is like a farm, nothing special, you can look at live crocodiles and try crocodile meat, that’s probably all. The zoo is also no different from the domestic ones, except that it is much cleaner there.
A trip to Key West, the southernmost city in the continental US, is the only excursion worthwhile. You are taken by bus over an eleven kilometers long bridge, washed on one side by the waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and on the other by the Atlantic Ocean. The spectacle is stunning, mesmerizing spirit.This is the only city where there is no frost due to the proximity of the Gulf Stream. At your choice during the excursion, you can either walk around the city center, or go diving, going on an exciting sea voyage. Naturally, I chose diving, I saw the city, but there were not so many places for good diving in my life.
Basically, people come to Miami not for excursions and attractions, but for the famous club vacation. Miami’s nightlife is certainly striking in its variety, from foam parties in public pools to indoor private clubs.The majority of tourists spend their evenings either in such pools or in open-air bars. And so it happens, wandering around Miami Beach in the evening from one bar to another, or you don’t go into it at all, but watch the performances outside, dancing a little. Already drunk young people, who because of their age did not get into bars, meanwhile, aimlessly sit at the entrance, looking into the eyes of the guards. Is the picture of evening Miami already drawn? Add to that the strict law against swimming in the ocean at night.But do not despair, VIP clubs are a little deeper, first you need to stand in line at the entrance, go through the famous three controls: face control / dress code / age control, and then you find yourself in one of the famous Miami clubs. To have a good evening at the club, you need to spend an average of five hundred dollars. Yes, the clubs really amaze with their interiors, music and diverse audiences, from young African-Americans to older Japanese.
According to statistics, tourists come to Miami for ten days and, on average, spend a little more than a thousand dollars there on recreation and entertainment.This city has long been considered Russian, since most of the vacationers and those currently living are from Russia, and you will not be able to avoid compatriots. I want to note that this story is based on my subjective opinion, and it’s not a fact that Miami will have the same impression on you. However, I do not plan to return to this city, but with pleasure I will visit Hawaii again.
TLA Fort Lauderdale School – summer school in the USA
TLA Language School is organizing summer camp at Fort Lauderdale School, 25 minutes’ drive from Miami.The city is known as the “Venice of America” for its 85-mile long canals. It is warm and sunny here 310 days a year. The school grounds are surrounded by gardens and parks. Within walking distance there is a gallery of modern art, Las Olas boulevard with many shops and restaurants.
The language program at the school is designed for 15 hours a week. The center has classrooms, a library, a student lounge and a cafeteria. Lessons are held in the morning and afternoon.Upon arrival, schoolchildren are assigned to classes of up to 12 people, depending on the level of the language.
After school, the children spend on the beaches: they relax, swim or try themselves in diving or sailing. On the territory of the school there are fields for football, quosh and tennis. Students will also take walks in national parks, go shopping in an outdoor shopping center and visit a real open-air museum of street art artists. At the weekend, the guys will take a sightseeing tour of the South Beach of Miami.Schoolchildren spend evenings with their host families.
Children are accommodated in host families 30-40 minutes from the school. Three meals a day, two meals a day on weekends.
Equipment: classrooms, library, student lounge, cafeteria.
Number of students per class: distribution into language groups by language level, no more than 12 people per class.
Language proficiency level: from beginner to advanced.
Sports activities: swimming, diving, sailing.
Accommodation: The center accommodates students in double rooms for host families.
Excursion and leisure program
Every day: games, sports.
Excursions: Students are offered excursions to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Everglades National Park, Red Reed Park, Brickell City Shopping Center.
Why choose this school / camp
- High quality education and comfortable accommodation for students
- Location 5 minutes walk from the city center
- English speaking teachers
- Free time on Miami beaches
- Sports infrastructure
- Location 5 minutes walk from the city center
- Light air-conditioned classrooms
- Student Lounge
- Tennis and football grounds
Recommended arrival cities
- Miami International Airport – 0.