Bay Harbor Islands

A charming island community nestled off the azure waters of Biscayne Bay.

Welcome to Bay Harbor Islands

A charming island community nestled off the azure waters of Biscayne Bay. Bay Harbor Islands, an intimate neighborhood situated directly East from Bal Harbour, with Indian Creek Island to the South, is committed to presenting its residents wutmostmost privacy with an added touch of laidbafamily-friendlydly vibes. Separated from the Miami mainland by Broad Causeway, residents can be certain that their safety is protected and children can walk around freely from day to night. Offering the warm character of a small-town environment, there is no better place to settle down and raise a family, with an abundanceaward-winningning private and public schools nearby.
Brimming with locally curated boutiques, restaurants, and professional offices, residents can walk, bike, or drive to Bay Harbor Island’s quaint two-block business district, located on Kane Concourse off 96 Street. A treasure chest of dining options includes Asia Bay, The Bistro Bakery, Coffee Break, Emilio’s Trattoria, Open Kitchen by Pure Simple Cooking, Paon Eatery, O’lima Restaurant, and Unico Café. Bon Chocolatier, a vegan and kosher chocolate boutique founded by Parisian couple Deborah and Yoann, is a Belgian chocolate lover’s dream. Offering unparalleled treats, residents can stop by for an afternoon chocolate pretzel or indulge in a Hazelnut Praline truffle box, customized with sweet sayings like “I love you.” The Palm Miami, a staple on Bay Harbour Islands, lends property owners and visiting tourists a dining experience that parallels the atmosphere of a private club, where everyone is friends, family, and next-door neighbors. From its decorated warm wood accents, chilled martinis, and generous lobsters, The Palm Miami is the ultimate break from the chaos and clamor of daily life.
Although Bay Harbor Islands is located only steps away from Bal Harbour Shops, this peaceful community coins its retail narrative with mom-and-pop stores, salon services, and diamond-crusted jewelry stores. Jackie Abraham Jewelers, Praschnik Fine Jewelers, and Bal Harbour Jewelry Boutique are tiny hubs that present gorgeous timepieces, breathtaking necklaces, and glamorous rings, some layered with charms and others bedazzled with gems. An abundance of health, beauty, grocery, and specialty stores are scattered across Kane Concourse. Options include Glam Hair Extensions, Bay Harbor Drugs, Fly Yoga, Harbor Fitness, Nathalie’s Coiffure, Madison Tyler Salon, Bay Harbor Mini Mart Grocery and Alcoholic Beverages, Bay Harbor Tailor Cleaners and Alterations, Mike’s Cigars, Ocean Cadillac, Salon Pooch-ini, Swiss Watch Service and J. Paper, Inc. A kaleidoscope of luxury hotels, located both in town and minutes off the island, makes hosting out-of-town guests easy and accessible. Tryp by Wyndham Bay Harbor Hotel, Grand Beach Bay Harbor Hotel, The Landon Hotel, Grand Beach Hotel Surfside, Seaview Hotel, Sun Harbour Boutique Hotel, Residence Inn Marriott and Four Seasons At The Surfside offer plenty of options for visitors with beach access and amenities services.
Stunning contemporary artworks dress the eastern and westernmost parts of the median on Kane Concourse. Robert Indiana’s “Love” sculpture sits underneath the palm-shaded palm trees. Romero Britto’s “Heart” sculpture captures the essence of the tranquil barrier islands that make up the town.

Premiere Real Estate Market

Idyllic for professionals, business executives and budding families, Bay Harbour Islands showcases a beautiful kaleidoscope of real estate options that represent traditional architectural styles, mid-century modern decor, and waterfront palatial properties that take chances. From vacation rentals to estate homes and bohemian bungalows, there are over 3,000 housing options to choose from. In addition, several new contemporary buildings canvas the area such as Sereno Condos, Kai at Bay Harbor, The Ivory Residences, and Island Point.
But of all the properties in the Bay Harbor Islands, the most magnificent are the mega mansions located on Broadview Drive. Representing the center of luxury, potential property hunters can discover the magic of South Florida waterfront living with exceptional backyards featuring private dockage, infinity pools, Jacuzzis, summer kitchens, and exotic flora native to Miami. The quintessential homes for entertaining, those looking to host a midsummer night’s cocktail party or champagne soiree can find perfection inside these regal properties with panoramic views of the dolphin-filled Biscayne Bay and Indian Creek Golf Course. Interior design elements prevalent throughout the community include deluxe master suites with spa baths, walk-in closets, spacious open living spaces, gourmet chef’s kitchens, and smart house amenities.

Family Friendly Location

Bay Harbor Islands, while situated in between the pristine neighborhoods of Bal Harbor and Surfside and located only minutes from Miami Beach, is a picturesque neighborhood for young families with children of all ages. Bearing its government, mayor, and council, Bay Harbor Islands is well supervised with a local town hall office, police department, town shuttle service, and an island elementary school named, Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Center.

Rich in landscape, recreational facilities are abundant such as tennis courts and tot lots, in addition to expansive parks like North Passive Park, South Passive Park, 92nd Street Park, and Officer Scott A. Winters Park.

Excellent public and private schools are in proximity, each featuring a diverse range of advanced placement courses, rigorous college preparatory programs, and top-ranked athletic clubs. Miami Country Day School, Lehrman Community Day School, Mater Academy Miami Beach, North Beach Elementary School, North Beach Senior High School, Nautilus Middle School, Toussaint L'Ouverture Elementary School, and Cushman School are some of the prestigious institutions that are sought-after by residents.

Conveniently located, residents will also find a full-service post office minutes from the Bay Harbor Islands. Mt. Sinai Hospital and Aventura Hospital are also situated less than 20 minutes away while Miami International Airport, Port of Miami, Port Everglades, and Virgin MiamiCentral are in close range.

Overview for Bay Harbor Islands, FL

5,880 people live in Bay Harbor Islands, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $48,671. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Bay Harbor Islands, FL

There's plenty to do around Bay Harbor Islands, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Wrapper Miami, Equilibrium Activewear, and Skipping Stones.

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Dining 2.36 miles 36 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.7 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.55 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.27 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.33 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.19 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Bay Harbor Islands, FL

Bay Harbor Islands has 2,173 households, with an average household size of 2.71. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Bay Harbor Islands do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 5,880 people call Bay Harbor Islands home. The population density is 14,834.6 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Bay Harbor Islands, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Bay Harbor Islands. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Center
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