Destination guide

Travel to friendly Bay Harbor Islands

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Bay Harbor Islands. This city is walkable and welcoming, recognized for its shopping, restaurants and local tours. Aventura Mall and PortMiami are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Bay Harbor Islands

Do you want to find things to do during your stay? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Bay Harbor Islands a fun place to get away. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Miami Seaquarium (10.8 mi / 17.5 km)
  • Normandy Shores Golf Club (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Aquatic Rental Center and Sailing School (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Greynolds Golf Course (3.8 mi / 6.2 km)
  • Scott Rakow Youth Center (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Bayshore Municipal Golf Course (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)

Seasonal weather in Bay Harbor Islands

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

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Bay Harbor Islands

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Bay Harbor Islands is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lummus Park Beach (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Jungle Island (7.6 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Surfside Park (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Bal Harbour Beach (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Baker's Haulover Inlet (1 mi / 1.5 km)
  • Surfside Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)

Transportation options to and around Bay Harbor Islands

Fly into Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 7.7 mi (12.4 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 8.8 mi (14.1 km) away.

Where to stay around Bay Harbor Islands?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 5,638 holiday lettings near Bay Harbor Islands. From 789 Houses to 3,881 Condos/Apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Bay Harbor Islands area.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Bay Harbor Islands?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Bay Harbor Islands:

  • Hollywood Beach: 4,595 holiday homes
  • Mid Beach: 1,074 holiday homes
  • Northeast Coconut Grove: 175 holiday homes
  • Downtown Miami: 1,016 holiday homes
  • South Fort Lauderdale: 285 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Bay Harbor Islands?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Bay Harbor Islands. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Miami Dade College - North Campus: 7,361 holiday lettings
  • Ft Lauderdale Florida Temple: 5,448 holiday lettings
  • Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park: 4,314 holiday lettings
  • Fort Lauderdale Swan Shop: 6,305 holiday lettings
  • Fort Lauderdale Station: 6,507 holiday lettings

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

Can I rent Houses in Bay Harbor Islands?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 789 Houses in Bay Harbor Islands. Our other popular types of Bay Harbor Islands holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,881 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 125 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 36 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Bay Harbor Islands?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 3,629 holiday homes with pool available in Bay Harbor Islands. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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