Enjoy Miami Beach: Gorgeous Miami HomeAway And Vrbo Stays For Beach Lovers - Updated 2021

Enjoy Miami Beach: Gorgeous Miami HomeAway And Vrbo Stays For Beach Lovers - Updated 2021

Ah Miami, possibly one of the cities in the USA where you can go out of your home and step onto the white sands barefooted during the winter. This city is known for its 3,200 hours a year, creating a sunny cheer that even the southern states can’t beat. There are a ton of water activities that can be enjoyed at Miami’s picturesque beaches, and let’s not forget about the famous partying scene! The many clubs in Miami are often packed with multiple celebrities making an appearance. The wide variety and diversity of clubs means that everyone can find something to suit their tastes.

But, enough of what’s Miami’s known for, because you probably already know! But, how about the best accommodations in Miami? Since Miami is constantly boasting tropical weather and white sandy beaches, here are the best HomeAway and Vrbo beach accommodations for every beach lover:

1. Experience oceanfront perfection at this 2-bedroom sanctuary (from 494 USD)

Fellow travelers - great location. Across the street from the Palms hotel, and just beyond that - beautiful Miami BEACH.- There are lots of little shops and restaurants nearby. Our host provided e-keys through our smart phones (make sure your phone doesn’t run out of power - lol!). Plenty of room for the kids, hubby and me. Lots of towels - bath and beach (umbrella and toys provided too). Small laundry down the hall. The kids said the tv cable didn’t really work - we weren’t inside enough for that to be an issue (blessing in disguise?). Tara
Stay at an accommodation just a few steps away from the beach, and even if don’t feel like having a beach day, you can enjoy the beautiful views of the ocean right from​ the comfort of your room. Don’t let this two-bedroom apartment fool you. It actually consists of 1,000 square feet (93 square meters) of space and is able to sleep a maximum of 6 people. Also, it boasts sleek, contemporary designs that’ll have you feeling the beach vibes just by looking at pictures of the apartment! The apartment has two separate bedrooms, one with a queen-sized bed and the other with two single beds. There’s also a sofa bed in the living room and, if you need even more sleeping space, you can hire a queen-sized airbed too! You’re sure of a good night’s sleep after your day’s diverse beach activities! The comfortable living room, complete with arty prints on the walls, a sofa bed, and cable TV, is an ideal place to chill out after a day of soaking up the sun.

This sleek apartment also comes with free Wi-Fi, and it has received a ton of positive reviews! The apartment is located just steps away from South Beach, so you can wake up to white sand right at your doorstep. You’re also really close to several of the surrounding international restaurants, lounges, nightclubs, and more.

Nearby attractions include Bal Harbour Shoppe’s, Bayside, Port of Miami, Coconut Grove, and Downtown Miami. There are several museums and golf courses, including Parrot Jungle and Seaquarium, that are easily accessible from the apartment. And, probably the biggest convenience of all is that it’s very easy to get to from Miami International Airport!

2BR Ocean View Sanctuary by the Sea

Address: Miami Beach, Florida, United States (see map)

Price: from 494 USD

Number of guests: 6

2. Stay like a king or queen at The Alexander All Suite Oceanfront Resort (from 357 USD)

This is a very nice condo and was a great value for what we paid. The girls had a blast! We enjoyed the view from the room. The pools were nice and resort style and the beach was only a few steps away through a gate from the pool. The beach all kinds of watersports including jet skiing and paddling. They also rented chairs and umbrellas. The bar at the pool had modestly price drinks and had a $12 dollar slider special which included 3 sliders and fries. Including my drink was a total of $25.

I would definitely stay here again! Tekeia

If you’re looking for an apartment that caters more to private chilled out you-time, this apartment is perfect. Although, it can also accommodate more people because it comes with two bedrooms and a very spacious living room, perfect for those late-night after-party sleepovers. So, where are all the party people at?! The spacious living / dining room offers lots of comfort and minimalistic style with flashes of vibrant red. Cable TV and Wi-Fi will keep you entertained. The wooden dining table lets you sit down to enjoy your culinary creations. The well-equipped kitchen is an attractive vision of chrome and wood, complete with an oven, hob, fridge-freezer, dishwasher, microwave, coffee machine, and all the utensils and crockery that you need to cook up something tasty. The apartment also has a washer / dryer, great for keeping your beach towels spotless! The 2-bedroom Signature Luxury Suite measures a spacious 1,200 square feet (111.5 square metres). Drift off to sleep in the plush king-sized bed, one of the two comfortable single beds in the second bedroom, or the sofa bed in the living room. The single beds also have extra pull out beds underneath (trundle beds). Wherever you choose, you’re sure to have a restful slumber. The private balcony allows you to sip on a cocktail and enjoy breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.

The resort comes with amazing hospitality. From the moment you step into the complex, the staff will be there to guide you to the nearest attractions and amenities, such as where to get the best food, where to find the best shopping, and how to get the best deals for recreational activities. This apartment is conveniently located just 20 minutes away from downtown Miami and Miami International Airport. The shopping district of Bal Harbour is also easily accessible from here, and the beach is footsteps away.

You might never want to leave the complex though, with two lagoon-shaped pools in a private pool-side cabana. Situated on the famous Millionaire’s Row section of Miami Beach, don’t forget to enjoy the resort’s full-service spa and dining facilities to feel a million dollars while you’re there!

Ocean View Oasis 2BR w/ Balcony 1406

Address: Miami Beach, Florida, United States (see map)

Price: from 357 USD

Number of Guests: 8

3. Enjoy ultimate privacy at this home-away-from-home apartment (from 539 USD)

My family and I really enjoyed our stay from the time we arrived and until the day we departed it really felt like home, my host and I had bad phone reception so we texted back and forward he was very prompt on replying to all messages, he was very friendly and he texted to make sure we were OK and had everything we needed I really don’t have any complaints besides we had to drive back and forward to the beach where you have to keep paying for a parking spot but it’s only 3 mins away by car.. overall it was great, a nice home and all. Sara
If you want the ultimate privacy for you and your family, consider this full-house rental situated at Miami Beach. This house comes with tons of space both indoors and outside. The huge backyard offers plenty of space for kids to run around and burn off any excess energy that they didn’t use at the beach. The patio and barbeque make al fresco dining a pleasure, and you can chill out in the lazily tempting hammock.

Head up the long driveway and you’ll find more than enough car-parking space. The house is traditionally decorated, with lots of colour, that gives off plenty of cosy vibes, perfect for families. The house has 4 comfortable bedrooms, plus additional sleeping spaces throughout the home. It is capable of sleeping up to 12 people, great for a fun family vacation in Miami or a beach getaway with friends. The gorgeous master bedroom has a queen-sized bed, an armchair, a desk, and a flat-screen TV. You’ll certainly have no trouble feeling right at home in here! Retreat for a bit of peace and catch up on a movie while sprawled on the bed.

Another two bedrooms also have a queen-sized bed, one with a flat-screen TV too. The last bedroom has two daybeds, one of which can convert to a king-sized sleeping space. Try not to fight over who sleeps where! The large living room is an ideal space to chill out and spend cosy evenings together as a group. Settle down in front of the TV or perhaps play a few games.

Furnishings include two sofa beds, providing even more sleeping space.

Families will be pleased to find the home is equipped with a baby’s crib and a highchair. Really, every member of the family has been considered! The roomy kitchen might just be enough to make you argue over who wants to cook dinner next! Sit down to dine at the sturdy wooden table with its mismatched wooden chairs and appreciate the charming rustic style. The house is in a convenient central location that is not only safe and upscale, but also close to several known attractions, such as The Art Deco District, Lincoln Road, and tons of other shopping areas.

Additionally, although it’s located on South Beach, you won’t have to deal with the congested crowds and overwhelming noise levels because it’s situated on the quiet area of the beach.

With a fully-equipped kitchen, loads of sleeping space, facilities for the younger members of the family, spacious interiors, a large garden, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi, and more, there really is nothing more that you could ask for in this beautiful home!

Miami Beach Tropical w/Fast Wifi

Address: Miami Beach, Florida, United States (see map)

Price: from 539 USD

Number of Guests: 12

4. Appreciate the eclectic diversity of this fresh and stylish apartment (from 400 USD)

How about staying at a beach apartment with a charmingly diverse interior style? With art deco bathrooms complete with European touches, gleaming stainless steel appliances, interesting pieces of modern artwork, animal prints, elements from Buddhism, carved wooden beds, and a bright conservatory filled with sunshine, each room offers its own individual delights. This apartment boasts truly beautiful interior designs that might make leaving difficult because of the overflowing cosy vibes it exudes.

Modern features, like cable TV and Wi-Fi, just add to the already high comfort levels. Quirky and eye-catching features throughout the property make wandering around a delight, especially when you first arrive! There are three bedrooms in the apartment, each with super comfy beds that you might not want to get out of! Walk-in closets help you to keep everywhere neat and tidy. Unpack and settle in to your temporary home!

The apartment can sleep up to 10 people, perfect for Miami fun with family or friends. There’s no need to worry about so many people hopping in a queue for the bathroom first thing in the morning as the apartment comes with three bathrooms!

Large mirrors, European features, and piles of fresh towels await. Freshening up and getting ready for the day has never been so enticing! There is heaps of space for everyone to relax and enjoy some downtime, with a second kitchen that can even double as a bar! Take it easy in front of the TV, mix a cocktail, curl up with one of the books off the bookcase, or be inspired by the decorative touches, grab some paper, and unleash your inner artist … the choice is yours! The main kitchen is well-equipped, letting you rustle up a tasty meal with ease. An oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher are among the kitchen amenities, not to mention the array of utensils, including a hanging selection of pans. Feeling spicy? Head to the spice rack and try something different in your culinary creations.

The smaller second kitchen has another oven, hob, microwave, kettle, and toaster, among other things. The apartment also has a washer / dryer for guests to use. The outside wooden furnishings add a rustic touch, and who could say no to a relaxing dip in the hot tub?! Soothe away any stresses and strains and enjoy being outdoors in the sunshine. Alternatively, pull up a seat in the conservatory and soak up the views. That’s not all when it comes to being outdoors! Rest and relax on the 500-square-foot (46.5-square-metre) balcony that overlooks the water. Partially covered, you don’t need to worry about getting sunburnt. There’s even more outdoor seating in the garden.

And, that’s still not all! The apartment is close to a tropical beachfront park, home to a wide variety of Florida’s indigenous fauna, including palm trees. Feeling energetic? Head to the cross-fit track! There’s also a beachfront playground for children, a dog park, picnic spots, and a boardwalk that runs along the beach. The local area is home to a basketball park, a playground, and a cool waterpark with slides, pools, chutes, and more. This place just couldn’t get any more perfect for a family, right? In terms of food and shopping, just wander around the neighbourhood and you’ll find fine-dining restaurants that serve a variety of cuisines, including Italian and Mexican, as well as a good selection of bars and shopping areas.

One more thing, this apartment is pet-friendly!

3 Bed 3 Bath Florida Room Near Beach

Address: Miami Beach, Florida, United States (see map)

Price: from 400 USD

Number of Guests: 10

5. Enjoy eagle-eye views of the beach from the 16th floor of Fontainebleau (from 709 USD)

After living it up on the beach, come back to this apartment and gaze even more upon the sea with the great views of Miami Beach Bay. A stylish and elegant apartment with luxury touches, this is one pad that you’ll be sad to leave. Step out onto your 16th-floor balcony at the newly-renovated Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel and prepare to be wowed. Sit back and relax with a cocktail and a magazine while you enjoy the views of Miami Beach and the gorgeous city skyline. No kidding, you’ll also be able to enjoy the views right from your bedroom window. You don’t have to even leave your bed! The whole apartment is well lit, giving you tons of sunlight. It is also elegantly designed, making you feel extra special and pampered. For days when you feel like staying in, have a break and relax with the iMac and high speed Wi-Fi. Chill out and unwind even more on the comfortable sofa, and catch some of your favourite programs or movies on the satellite TV. That is, if you can drag your gaze away from the window!

The sofa converts into a queen-sized bed, so, when darkness falls and twinkling lights have replaced the gorgeous vistas, why not snuggle down and just let contentment wash all over you? The modern and chic bathroom yields another surprising luxury: a private hot tub! Get the water bubbling and hop right on in. Bliss! The suite also comes with valet parking, access to the pool and gym, 2 complimentary spa passes, and more! Hospitality at its finest, right?

While you’ll find plenty of great restaurants in the nearby area, the apartment has a kitchenette, including a hob, microwave, and mini fridge, for complete home-from-home convenience.

Fontainebleau #1616

Address: Miami, Florida, United States (see map)

Price: from 709 USD

Number of Guests: 4

6. South Beach studio condo near the vibrant Miami night scene (from USD 85)

Explore like a curious traveler and see the best of what Miami has to offer when you purchase accommodations near these hot spots. Make your way to the best restaurants, cafes, boutiques, shops, and bars for a full experience of what the locals like to enjoy. Stay in this charming studio condo near South Beach, where two guests, ideally couples can make use of the open-plan space. There is a seating area, a dining table for two in the kitchenette where they can use the cookware and electric appliances to cook breakfast, lunch, or dinner during their stay. They will have a cozy sofabed to pull out and sleep on for a good night’s sleep on some comfy linens and pillows. There is Wifi access, a flat-screen TV with cable, and laundry facilities in this property.

South Beach Studio Condo on the beach, 335 Ocean Drive, Art Deco area- Florida.
Miami Beach, FL, US
151 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Price included 2 chair and umbrella on the beach
We were able to save with the parking that's included and did not have any trouble locating a place to park
This place is right on the beach with plenty of towels for the pool beach shower and dishes Free 2 beach chairs and 1 umbrella Plus plenty of noodles for the pool and wave boards for the ocean
Quick access to the beach was my favorite part
Hoop dat er in februari nog plaats is voor ons
The building is clean and well maintained
You can't beat that price ($3 21per day) in South Beach
strand heel erg schoon en mooie studio
Communication with owners was also great
any better Gary was very nice and gave us some good info of the neighborhood We will be coming back
are friendly accommodating and diligent about making and keeping your stay a memorable one Very knowledgeable regarding the area for what there is to do and where to go eat
This was our very first VRBO experience and I couldn't have been more impressed with how everything went from check-in to check-out Gary and Maria
This property is a perfect location for exploring Miami Beach
There's also Walgreens and CVS in walking distance from the unit
It's close to all the action but far enough to get some good sleep
Right on the beach and close to so many restaurants
This condo has the perfect location and everything you will need inside or within walking distance
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7. Charming getaway suite with stunning ocean views and a balcony (from USD 120)

Get to the best beaches nearby like the Miami Beach Boardwalk to see what the locals love doing and spending their time on. Take the chance to stay in a good location and get great amenities when vacationing this part of Miami. There is a spacious living room with wide seating, a flat-screen TV, and Wifi access for guests to use to stay entertained. The kitchen is adequately spacious with a two-person dining table for them to have their meals and cook their food when they don’t feel like eating out. This one-bedroom property can fit up to five people and have them sleep on a king bed with high-quality sheets and linens. There is a sofabed for guests to sleep on in the living room, as well as extra button mattresses upon request. The bathroom is big and has a tub, with shower essentials provided for guests’ convenience. Other amenities to enjoy swimming pool access within the building, and a balcony patio view of the area to relax in after a long day exploring the locale.

Oceanfront Condo Suite w/Partial City View & Balcony - Ocean Drive - South Beach
Miami Beach, FL, US
33 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooftop pool had an amazing view of the beach
rooftop pool with those gorgeous beach views was our favorite
condo is clean and spacious
it was clean and in good conditions
the condo is modern clean with beautiful wood floor and a comfortable bed
fabulous apt and we appreciated that it was so clean and comfortable with modern amenities
staff was helpful
the owners are so kind just simply amazing people
i would definitely stay there again the owners also were very prompt in answering all of my questions
i loved this condo checking in was a breeze and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful
the location is amazing
great location in the middle of everything
the location was awesome and so close to so many good places for dining and drinks
this property was in the perfect location
awesome location if you are okay with being around a lot of people
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8. Spcious oceanfront condo with rooftop pool (from USD 138)

Ideal for families and groups of friends of up to four people, this studio condo boasts stylish interiors and stellar ocean views. There is an open-plan living room and dining area cum kitchen where guests can freely lounge around while preparing meals using the cookware, heating, and storage appliances. The king bed has a high-quality mattress and plush pillows for a good night’s sleep. The bathroom is functional and clean with a tub, shower essentials, and toiletries provided during their stay. Enjoy staying connected with high-speed internet present in this studio, as well as a flat-screen TV for some entertainment. There are a swimming pool and parking space in the building which guests can also make full use of. Visit nearby attractions like Ocean Drive and the Miami Beach Boardwalk, accessible on foot for those keen on exploring the area.

Oceanfront Condo Suite w/Rooftop Pool & Views - Ocean Drive - South Beach
Miami Beach, FL, US
41 reviews
condo 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
i especially enjoyed the small kitchenette and supplies in order to prepare food for breakfast and lunch
the pool and rooftop deck was amazing for laying out and enjoying the scenery
bring your earplugs if you go to bed early or just stay out later like everyone else
as far as this specific room the safe didn't work and the tub backed up
the unit was meticulously designed comfortable and easy
we were pleased with the location the cleanliness and maintenance of the condo
a stones throw to the beach and very clean
the room reminded me of a doll house really cute clean and well maintained
room was great bathroom was very spacious
like a beach house roof top pool best thing about it good staff
owner was nice and personable and place was clean
the location is perfect
the location was perfect
what a great space and location for a visit to south beach
this is a great place to stay right in the middle of the action of south beach
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9. Chic luxury South Beach penthouse (from USD 819)

Experience five-star accommodations near the popular Miami destination, South Beach. This chic and modern penthouse boasts stylish decor and eclectic furnishings to highlight the space. The living room is spacious and has a flat-screen TV, big sofas, and loungers to accommodate guests. The dining area cum kitchen has everything you would need to prepare meals, from an eight-seater dining table to a stainless steel stove, whipping up a feast and serving it won’t be an issue. Three bedrooms can accommodate six guests and have soft high-quality linens for a good night’s sleep. They will have access to three separate bathrooms with a tub, shower essentials, and toiletries provided. Enjoy panoramic views of South Beach from your bedroom windows to kick off your summer vacation.

South Beach Oceanfront, Amazing Beach Views, Bar Downstairs, Walk to everything
Miami Beach, FL, US
3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

10. Luxurious remodeled condo with balcony views (from USD 268)

This 860 sqft (79 sqm) condo boasts new interiors and lux decors, making for a stunning condo accommodation for travelers making their way to Miami for the holidays. This condo can accommodate up to six people with a spacious living room that is connected to the balcony, a kitchenette cum dining area for guests to prepare their meals indoors. The bathroom is beaming with marble walls and tilings with a full tub, and shower essentials provided for guests’ comfort and convenience. The bedroom has two double beds for guests to comfortably sleep on, guaranteeing soft linens and plush pillows during your stay. Other amenities include Wifi access, parking space, air conditioning, and heating. Just a few steps away the property is the Miami Beach Boardwalk and Fontainebleau to go explore for those keen on seeing the Miami locale.

Remodeled!!! Fontainebleau Sorrento Jr. Suite 860 Sq Ft 2 Queen beds w Sofabed
Miami Beach, FL, US
0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

There's more to Miami than just its beautiful beaches!

Fun fact: many people don’t realise this, but Miami is actually a centre for the arts. Galleries and art exhibits such as the Dina Mitrani Gallery and the 6th Street Container have seen celebrities and art fanatics swarming the place just to get a look. If you’re looking for some art inspiration, head over to the Perez Art Museum of Miami on Biscayne Bay, considered to be one of the city’s newest art hot spots. Also, on the first week of December every year, thousands of collectors, dealers, artists, and guests arrive in the city for Miami Art Week, so be sure not to miss out on that!

Head over to the Art Deco District and marvel at the amazing architecture that’ll have you whipping out your camera to take a good photo in no time. Lincoln Road, on the other hand, is a shopping district where you can settle every little souvenir that you want. From book stores to cafes and clothing stores, you can easily get carried away over here!

If good times, great beaches, fabulous art, a lively night scene, and more sound like your cup of tea, book one of these great HomeAway and Vrbo accommodations and get yourself Miami bound!

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