Miami-Dade County, FL, USA

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Miami-Dade County, FL, USA

Miami-Dade County vacation rentals

Swanky Condos and Apartments in Miami-Dade County

The opportunity to indulge in a slice of a lavish lifestyles abound in this tropical paradise. There are a plethora of exclusive accommodations with luxury high-rises that offer concierge services and doormen to make your stay the most convenient vacation possible. Balconies and terraces have their own story to tell with ocean and city facing views. Island haunts provide access to private slips for 50 foot yachts and infinity pools that meld seamlessly into the Atlantic Ocean.

Exclusive Islands

Bal Harbor, Venetian, and Fisher Islands play host to exclusive homes with million dollar amenities and features. Towering windows open to picturesque views of Miami’s skyline and a flotilla of expensive vessels. An enclave of boutiques and other venues for dining and entertainment offer a resort atmosphere. Bal Harbor Shops are home to distinguished brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Audemars Piguet, and others.

Shopping

The fashion scene in Miami-Dade continues to provide a diverse selection of designers that call this part of the country home. In addition to the posh boutiques, there are various outlets with shopping at CocoWalk and Lincoln Road Mall within walking distance to the beaches. Dolphin Mall is the largest in the county with a blend of entertainment and restaurants to enhance the outing. This is also home to an outdoor wholesale bonanza known as the flea market. However, you will not find any fleas, but myriad deals on sought-after items.

Attractions to Visit

This is a haven to animal sanctuaries that showcase monkeys, birds, manatee, and alligators. Southern Miami has day trips for every agenda.

Monkey Jungle

This wildlife environment has a collection of species including Squirrel and Capuchin Monkey. Visitors are engaged with an interactive experience with inhabitants as guides provide the history and background. There are shows three times per day that review the Rainforest ecosystem that is home to many of the breeds. Making new friends during the tour is inevitable.

Everglades Safari Park

You do not have to go to Africa to enjoy a safari. In south Miami-Dade, the third largest park in the United States has a safari exploration filled with American alligators and other indigenous life. If you have ever wanted to pet an alligator, this is your chance. Tours on air boats and glass bottom boats provide up-close views of the majestic slow-moving manatee. The Eco-tours also include crocodiles and interactive exhibits.

Jungle Island

This attraction was once known as Parrot Jungle. The name denotes the variety of genus found from the Toucan to Andean Condor. Witness the only cassowary in the world that is trained. Bird enthusiasts will love the colorful species on display on Watson Island. Practicing bird calls is part of the experience with the help of guides or come ready to hone your own skills. Stop by the Parrot Bowl to be entertained before heading to the Serpentarium. Reptiles of all kinds include snapping turtles and boa constrictors are impressive.

It Gets Hot in Miami-Dade

As the southernmost section of America, the weather can be sweltering with Christmas Day spent by the pool. Shorts and tee as well as sundresses rule the wardrobe with sandals and flip-flops paving the sidewalk. The occasional cool-down happens only once in a literal blue moon.

A Variety of Travel Options

Tourists make their way to this getaway by private or rental car and RVs. Miami International Airport is a bustling, modern facility with flights from all over the world. Cruise ships dock in the state-of-the-art Port of Miami where visitors can also start their vacations.