Destination guide

The artsy city of Miami Beach awaits you

Take a vacation to Miami Beach and enjoy the area's art galleries, live music and architecture. This city's beaches, seaside and bars draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions like PortMiami and Lincoln Road Mall. 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 and attractions in and around Miami Beach

Are you searching for attractions to see while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Miami Beach 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 (4.9 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Bayshore Municipal Golf Course (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Scott Rakow Youth Center (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Miami Beach Golf Club (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Normandy Shores Golf Club (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Aquatic Rental Center and Sailing School (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Miami Beach

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 91°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Miami Beach

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Miami Beach. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lummus Park Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Jungle Island (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • New World Symphony Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Miami Beach Botanical Garden (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Flamingo Park (1 mi / 1.7 km)
  • Ocean Drive (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Miami Beach

Fly into Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base), the closest airport, located 3.2 mi (5.1 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 (MIA-Miami Intl.), which is 9.3 mi (15 km) away.

Where to stay near Miami Beach?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 5,475 house rentals near Miami Beach. From 769 Houses to 3,747 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Miami Beach is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Miami Beach?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Miami Beach:

  • South Beach: 722 vacation rentals
  • Mid Beach: 1,049 vacation rentals
  • Flamingo / Lummus: 498 vacation rentals
  • North Beach: 1,936 vacation rentals
  • South of Fifth: 342 vacation rentals

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

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Miami Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Miami Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Bal Harbour Shops: 7,635 home rentals
  • Lincoln Road Mall: 6,442 home rentals
  • Normandy Shores: 7,131 home rentals
  • La Gorce Country Club: 6,561 home rentals
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center: 6,375 home rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Miami Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 769 Houses in Miami Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Miami Beach include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 3,747 lodging choices
  • Villas: 90 lodging choices
  • Hotels: 257 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Miami Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,530 vacation homes with pool available in Miami Beach.

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