South Beach’s once dilapidated waterfront warehouses have been transformed into shining towers packed with modern apartments and luxury suites. As San Francisco revamped this conveniently located industrial no-man’s land, trendy clubs and chic cafes quickly set up shop. Respected for its salty sea breeze and picturesque views of the bay, South Beach’s stark cleanliness presents a distinctly different side of San Francisco.See 117 places to stay Save this neighborhood
South Beach, San Francisco: High-Rise Lifestyles
South Beach: San Francisco's Gateway to the Bay
It's a short walk to San Francisco's photogenic Embarcadero stretch leading to the historic Ferry Building - home of popular culinary spots and the famous Saturday Farmers Market."
South Beach's South Park
Old-Fashioned Delights in Contemporary Spaces
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Michael Blumenfeld is a commercial photographer based in San Francisco. When not shooting, he loves rooting for the Giants, haunting used-book stores, and following his appetite around the city. He's inspired each day by the energy and diversity of the Bay Area. This project for Airbnb was a great opportunity to tread both the beaten and unbeaten paths of a city he feels privileged to call home.