Destination guide

Take in the beachside beauty of Miami

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Miami. This welcoming and walkable city is known for its golfing, surfing and coffeehouses. Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World 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.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Miami

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? You'll be sure to enjoy Miami for its surfing and swimming. Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Miami a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sea World (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Warner Bros. Movie World (13.5 mi / 21.7 km)
  • Dreamworld (16 mi / 25.8 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (13 mi / 20.9 km)
  • Burleigh Golf Club (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Pizzey Park Sporting Complex (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather averages in Miami

Travelers enjoy Miami for its surfing. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, January, February, March and December are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 82°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Miami

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Miami is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Burleigh Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Nobby Beach (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Burleigh Head National Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Pratten Park (2.6 mi / 4.3 km)
  • David Fleay Wildlife Park (2.9 mi / 4.6 km)
Transport

Traveling to and around Miami

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Miami?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,816 holiday lettings near Miami. From 516 Houses to 1,162 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Miami is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Miami?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 516 Houses in Miami. Our other popular types of Miami holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,162 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 13 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 Miami?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,328 holiday homes with pool available in Miami. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.