Life in the village of Bal Harbour in northern Miami-Dade County boasts opulence and extravagance. No expense is spared, and no price is too high. Sky-rise condominiums with deluxe resort amenities and unbelievable views. Private palatial single-family properties. There is something to accommodate any residential preference.
Anything you would like to visit within the village is likely just a short stroll down Collins Avenue. The main thoroughfare that runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean, Collins Avenue, starts in Sunny Isles Beach and runs south through Bal Harbour, Surfside, and Miami Beach, down through South Pointe Beach for convenient commuting.
What to Love
Exclusive living accommodations
Pristine white sandy beaches
Lavish shops, boutiques, and restaurants
Take a stroll and then plant your roots in this sunny paradise village. Sky-high condominium towers line the Atlantic coastline up and down Collins Avenue. These towers feature exclusive, posh, resort-style residential luxury living, offering views that will mesmerize and take your breath away. Everything you need is right here, with ultra-exclusive dining options on-premises, multiple pools, activity courts, and fitness center access.
Many even offer live music and shows on scheduled dates. There is not much you even need to venture outside of these fantastic communities for, but taking a stroll through the calm and tranquil streets of Bal Harbour is a breeze nearly any time of year thanks to the beautiful landscaping and sidewalks and, of course, the fabulous weather. And if condo life is not for you, there are palatial estate single-family homes here with plenty of privacy and boat docks.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
When you are ready to head out and explore your gorgeous surroundings, the Bal Harbour Shops are definitely worth taking the time to explore. Proclaimed to be the most productive shopping center in the world, it is definitely internationally renowned. But when you visit, come hungry! Carpaccio Italian eatery serves first-class traditional cuisine, while Le Zoo features elegant French fare fused with tropical sophistication. Makoto, by famed Miami chef Makoto Okuwa, serves the finest traditional Japanese cuisine. The Hillstone at Bal Harbour has the distinction of being ranked America's favorite restaurant, according to bon appetit magazine.
Bal Harbour Shops is really about the exclusive shops and unique assortment of world-class designer boutiques — La Perla, Marni, Salvatore Ferragamo, Addict — you could explore here all day. When you need to get your energy refreshed to finish your shopping,Bianco Gelato is a great gourmet gelato pick-me-up.
Things to Do
One of the most beautiful and secluded beaches in Miami, Bal Harbour has sugary-white sandy beaches and turquoise waters perfect for paddleboarding and swimming. The Bal Harbour Pier offers fishing and a spectacular view, or get a closer look at tropical fish while relaxing on a fishing boat or a tour cruise. You can schedule diving and snorkeling instructions with professionals for guidance, too!
The Bal Harbour Marina has some nice yachts and dining accommodations for true boating enthusiasts, but the Bal Harbour Yachts and Yacht Club are the ultimate lavish luxury. These massive luxury liners have every extravagant advantage that there is and lots of room to accommodate plenty. The ultra-exclusive Yacht Club features a Clubhouse for luxurious dining and member-exclusive tennis courts and swimming pools. If you are ready to settle down in the lap of luxury, look no further than the paradise of Bal Harbour.
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