Destination guide

Head to the exciting city of Coral Gables

The area's art galleries and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Coral Gables. This cosmopolitan city is known for its shopping, gardens and restaurants. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and PortMiami are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Coral Gables

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to check out everything that Coral Gables has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Miami Seaquarium (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Zoo Miami (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Pinecrest Gardens (3 mi / 4.9 km)
  • Grapeland Water Park (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Briar Bay Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Coral Gables

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Coral Gables is a great place to get outside. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Jungle Island (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Lummus Park Beach (9.9 mi / 16 km)
  • Kampong (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Matheson Hammock Park (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Barnacle State Historic Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)

How to get to and around Coral Gables

The nearest airport is in Miami, FL (MIA-Miami Intl.), located 6 mi (9.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base), which is 7.6 mi (12.3 km) away.

Consider catching a ride on the metro at University Station or Douglas Road Station if you're interested in seeing more of the city.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Coral Gables?

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 Coral Gables:

  • Coral Gables Section: 30 holiday homes
  • Crafts: 24 holiday homes
  • Downtown Miami: 759 holiday homes
  • City Center: 466 holiday homes
  • Flagami: 42 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 Coral Gables?

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

  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden: 2,916 holiday lettings
  • Merrick House: 4,643 holiday lettings
  • Coral Gables Museum: 4,705 holiday lettings
  • Salvadore Park Tennis Center: 4,195 holiday lettings
  • Miracle Theatre: 4,508 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Coral Gables 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 Coral Gables?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 579 Houses in Coral Gables. Our other popular types of Coral Gables holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,791 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 32 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Coral Gables?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,560 holiday homes with pool available in Coral Gables. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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