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 features

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 there

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.

Where to stay near Coral Gables?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 3,561 house rentals near Coral Gables. From 596 Houses to 2,149 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 Coral Gables is on HomeAway.

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

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 Coral Gables:

  • Douglas: 35 vacation rentals
  • Coral Estates: 17 vacation rentals
  • Coral Gables Section: 42 vacation rentals
  • Country Club Section: 24 vacation rentals
  • Granada: 19 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 Coral Gables?

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

  • University of Miami: 4,697 home rentals
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden: 3,750 home rentals
  • Jerry Herman Ring Theater: 4,682 home rentals
  • Merrick House: 5,447 home rentals
  • Cosford Cinema: 4,643 home rentals

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 vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Coral Gables?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 596 Houses in Coral Gables. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Coral Gables include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,149 lodging choices
  • Villas: 75 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 38 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Coral Gables?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,973 vacation homes with pool available in Coral Gables.

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