Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Bal Harbour

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bal Harbour. This relaxing city is known for its chocolate shops, shopping and boating. Aventura Mall and PortMiami are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you need more space to accommodate a family vacation or friends trip, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Sightseeing in and around Bal Harbour

Do you want to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bal Harbour a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Miami Seaquarium (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Normandy Shores Golf Club (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
  • Greynolds Golf Course (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Aquatic Rental Center and Sailing School (4 mi / 6.5 km)
  • Scott Rakow Youth Center (6.2 mi / 10 km)
  • Bayshore Municipal Golf Course (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Bal Harbour

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bal Harbour

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Bal Harbour is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lummus Park Beach (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Jungle Island (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Bal Harbour Beach (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Baker's Haulover Inlet (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Surfside Park (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Surfside Beach (0.9 mi / 1.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Bal Harbour

The nearest airport is in Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base), located 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Miami, FL (OPF-Opa Locka Executive), which is 9.3 mi (14.9 km) away.

Can I find a vacation rental around Bal Harbour?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,567 vacation rentals near Bal Harbour. From 3,804 Condos/Apartments to 773 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Bal Harbour for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Bal Harbour?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Bal Harbour:

  • South Beach: 745 vacation rentals
  • Hollywood Beach: 4,652 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Miami: 1,103 vacation rentals
  • Mid Beach: 1,150 vacation rentals
  • Brickell: 466 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Bal Harbour?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Bal Harbour. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Hard Rock Stadium: 8,917 vacation rentals
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach Park: 4,179 vacation rentals
  • Port of Miami: 6,404 vacation rentals
  • Port Everglades: 7,170 vacation rentals
  • Sawgrass Mills Mall: 5,716 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Bal Harbour listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Bal Harbour?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 3,804 Condos/Apartments in Bal Harbour. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Bal Harbour include:

  • Houses: 773 rentals available
  • Hotels: 274 rentals available
  • Villas: 132 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Bal Harbour?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,840 vacation rentals with pool available in Bal Harbour. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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