Despite Miami’s reputation as a bustling metropolis, there are still neighborhoods that are pockets of tranquility in the city. One such neighborhood is Surfside.
Nestled just south of Bal Harbour and north of Miami Beach, Surfside is a quiet, pedestrian-friendly waterfront neighborhood.
Aside from its gorgeous beaches, attractions in Surfside include historic hotels, restaurants, lavish resorts, and outdoor spaces.
- Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club
An oceanfront destination dating back to the 1930s, The Surf Club was the favored haunt of celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor and Frank Sinatra. Today, The Surf Club takes pride in its selection of ultra-luxe amenities for its guests, such as a Mediterranean Revival exclusive clubhouse, yacht tours, personal shoppers, and complimentary Tesla rides.
- Harding Avenue
The neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, Harding Avenue is has shops, delicatessens, and independent boutiques, making it a must-visit part of the neighborhood.
- Tales of the Surfside Turtle Art Walk
Surfside is a popular nesting site for endangered loggerhead turtles. To bring awareness to this natural phenomenon, as well as facilitate sea turtle conservation, Surfside enacted an art program called the “Turtle Walk.” This program involved tapping local artists to create colorful resin and ﬁberglass statues of turtles.
- Surfside Farmer’s Market
Held every Sunday, the Surfside Farmers Market brings together growers, artisans, home cooks, and other vendors from the area, giving Surﬁside’s residents easy access to fresh produce, baked goods, and other local products in one convenient location.
At present, the housing stock in this tight-knit beach town consists primarily of waterfront condominiums, almost all of which provide residents with unlimited access to the pristine, turquoise waters of the Atlantic. Aside from condos, Art Deco-style single-family homes also dot the area, essentially broadening options for prospective buyers. Homes in Surfside typically sell for around $1.6 million and have an average of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, making them perfect for families.