South of Fifth, more popularly known as SoFi, is a neighborhood within South Beach (Miami Beach) that runs from fifth street south until South Pointe Park. The area is surrounded by the beautiful blue-green waters of Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Sofi is filled with fantastic restaurants with a peaceful, inviting ambiance. It’s just a walk away to the bustling nightlife scene of South Beach.
Sofi has drastically transitioned over many years from an unsafe area into an exclusive and affluent neighborhood. Thanks to the likes of many visionaries and developers SoFi has become a coveted place to live.
South Pointe Park is a major attraction in SoFi. This 17 acre park and promenade features a kids area, dog play area, lush greenery for picnics, and walking pathways with direct access to the beach.
South of Fifth is home to some of Miami Beach’s most luxurious condos including Glass house, Portofino Tower, Murano at Portofino, Apogee South Beach, Icon, Murano Grande, Continuum Towers, Ocean House, South Pointe Tower and the Yacht Club At Portofino.
Any dish you can think of can be found South of Fifth, so get ready to eat your way around town. Try brunch at the top-rated restaurant, Upland. Partake in bottomless mimosas, bloody marys or rosé with drunken snapper (tequila, cilantro + key lime) and bucatini cacio e pepe (pecorino romano + black pepper). Or try Smith & Wollensky for buffalo fried oyster sliders, crab cakes and the signature filet & lobster tail.
You can find everything you need for your trip to Miami from the shops on Lincoln Road. Visit Runway Swimwear for the latest beach fashions or grab a new pair of heels from Steve Madden for evening out in SoBe. Be sure to stop by Alchemist for a luxury shopping experience all on its own. This retail concept brings together the cultural world of fashion, design, art and architecture. Their unique and exclusive products will leave you feeling decadent.
South Pointe Park is located at the tip of the South of Fifth neighborhood and is a great place to take a walk and see the boats heading out to sea. The pier has impeccable views of the coast and Fisher Island. Take your furry friend for a run in the designated dog area or catch some rays while you listen to the sound of the waves.