The Met South Beach is located in one of the hottest areas to live in
Miami Beach called South of Fifth or SoFi for short (pronounced ‘so-
fye’). As its name suggests, South of Fifth is located south of Fifth
Street at the south end of Miami Beach. It is a peninsula surrounded
by Biscayne Bay to the west, Government Cut to the south and the
Atlantic to the east. The east side of the peninsula has beautiful
white sand beaches and the west side has dockage for yachts and boats.
Although SoFi has its share of high-rise condominium towers, there are
less than in other areas of Miami Beach giving South of Fifth a
genuine neighborhood feel. Driving along the ample, tree-lined
streets, one can see folks cycling, jogging or strolling about under
the warm south Florida sunshine.
There are a number of excellent restaurants within walking distance
and Miami Beach lies just to the north offering a myriad of
entertainment and shopping options. Unlike other areas in Miami Beach,
SoFi has a more relaxed feel and has become quite popular over the
last few years. There is a good amount of new construction though the
trend is towards smaller, more creative designs, helping to make SoFi
less vertical than other areas of Miami Beach.