An oceanfront daydream tucked away from the mainland.
An area where little happens that’s out of the ordinary—which is exactly how they like it.In Bal Harbour, one pleasant, balmy day generally rolls into the next, with few exceptions. The beach here is one of Miami’s most protected and pristine, and it offers the best sands in the county.
Morning walks along the beach, lunch on the pool deck of your building, and afternoons spent at the mall.The locals make good use of their location’s greatest asset, and much of daily life revolves around the beach. A notable exception may be the area’s famed Bal Harbour Shops, an open-air mall featuring upscale shopping and dining, and Bay Harbor Islands’ Main Street.
Nightlife options are lacking and some may find the pace a little too slow.The neighborhoods are relatively difficult to access, with many residents trying to leave as infrequently as possible. The bridges are often congested, and travelling to South Beach can take more than 30 minutes on a bad day.
A mix of single-family homes on the Bay Harbor Islands and in Bal Harbour Estates as well as high-rises on the water.Bay Harbour offers a suburban community with moderately-priced, older MiMo-style single family homes along with equally accessible mid-rises and multi-family housing options. The condos along Bal Harbour’s shorefront are extremely expensive and luxurious, as are Bal Harbour Estates’ gated single-family homes. Recently, Surfside, just south of Bal Harbour, has seen an increase in new developments as well.
Living on the most peaceful stretch of a world-class beach.This area will make you forget that you’re in Miami instead of a quaint resort village.