At an equal distance from the Miami International Airport and the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, just 25 minutes away, it is located at the northern end of Miami Beach Bal Harbor – a brilliant enclave of impeccable and contemporary style with pristine beaches of white sand-, a natural paradise that has a very peculiar attraction for the most demanding travelers, through its curated offer of hotels, residences, boutiques and restaurants.
An exceptional selection: Hotels
Its award-winning properties on white sandy beaches, The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbor with beautiful sea views and The St. Regis Bal Harbor, a five star Forbes and distinguished by the AAA five-diamond category, complement each other perfectly. the extraordinary family hotel Sea View Hotel – whose European style celebrates timeless elegance – and Quarzo Hotel, an elegant and quiet boutique hotel, considered a modern sanctuary for the spirit.
Renowned for impeccable service and lavish design, the four hotels within Bal Harbor are ideal for a vacation with family or friends; or for those looking for a romantic getaway.
Exclusive brands: Bal Harbor Shops.
Bal Harbor is known worldwide for its Bal Harbor Shops, an exquisite collection of restaurants and boutiques of the most coveted international brands such as Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Etro, Gucci, Stella McCartney, Balmain, Oscar de la Renta and Prada. It is also the only place in Miami where visitors can find in one place, the exclusive Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue, as well as Barney’s New York – the first Barney’s in all of Florida that will open soon.
Its two floors of legendary brands and extraordinary restaurants such as Makoto, Le Zoo or the favorite of celebrities, Carpaccio, are surrounded by a tropical setting with palm trees and spectacular fountains, which represents a paradise of dreams and inspiration for the most demanding buyers of all over the world, in an atmosphere of tranquility and relaxation.
Exquisite options: Restaurants.
Home to some of the best restaurants in Miami, Bal Harbor offers exceptional culinary offerings in both the Bal Harbor Shops area – from innovative Japanese cuisine to extraordinary Italian food – as well as some of the luxury hotels.
Some of the most prominent at Bal Harbor Shops include Makoto – named after the Iron Chef Makoto Okuwan – which pays tribute to Japanese tradition but with an innovative vision of Asian food; or the favorite of celebrities and socialites, Carpaccio – inaugurated 28 years ago -, an Italian restaurant that serves exquisite pizzas, salads and carpaccio of beef, tuna or salmon in sheets as thin as paper, which has earned it to position itself as a classic throughout Miami.
On the other hand, a delicious and creative cuisine is offered by The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbor with The Artisan Beach House, a terrace with spectacular views of the sea and the bay; and The St. Regis Bal Harbor with Atlantikos, a traditional Mediterranean restaurant, La Gourmandise, authentic French cuisine in the lobby and BH Burger Bar, which offers personalized burgers. All of them represent an exquisite sensory experience with its incomparable wine list and live music at night, the latter available only at The St. Regis Bar.
The culinary options at Bal Harbor are as diverse as the tastes of its visitors; becoming one of the most important destinations in the gastronomic scene.
Additional projects: art and culture.
Finally, Bal Harbor is an avid promoter of Miami’s museums as well as the culture and art of South Florida. With its Unscripted program, founded in 2013, its residents and guests have free access to major Miami museums and private collections, including Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), The Bass and Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science, through ART ACCESS PROGRAM, sponsored by the city.
With an exclusive and incomparable gastronomic, artistic, cultural and hospitality offer, as well as entertainment, shopping and wellness, Bal Harbor represents the ideal option for those demanding travelers looking for the best experiences in Miami, a world class destination.