Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively South Miami

Enjoy the live music and other features of South Miami. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and beaches, this city welcomes all visitors. Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and PortMiami are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in South Miami

Do you want to discover top things to see and do during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes South Miami a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Miami Seaquarium (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Zoo Miami (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Pinecrest Gardens (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Briar Bay Golf Course (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Grapeland Water Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Arcade Odyssey (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of South Miami

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, South Miami is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Jungle Island (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Lummus Park Beach (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • A. D. Barnes Park (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Tropical Park (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Matheson Hammock Park (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Kampong (2.6 mi / 4.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around South Miami

The nearest airport is in Miami, FL (MIA-Miami Intl.), located 5.8 mi (9.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could book a flight to Miami, FL (MPB-Public Seaplane Base), which is 8.8 mi (14.2 km) away.

Catch a ride on the metro at Miami South Station to easily navigate the city.

Where to stay near South Miami?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 3,209 holiday rentals near South Miami. From 551 Houses to 2,021 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near South Miami is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to South Miami?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in South Miami:

  • South Beach: 605 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Beach: 4,308 holiday homes
  • Mid-Beach: 973 holiday homes
  • North Beach: 1,781 holiday homes
  • Hollywood Lakes: 1,536 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to South Miami?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in South Miami. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Miami South Station: 3,852 holiday rentals
  • World Erotic Art Museum: 5,884 holiday rentals
  • The Gold Coast Railroad Museum: 2,093 holiday rentals
  • Port of Miami: 5,543 holiday rentals
  • Coconut Grove Convention Center: 4,738 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around South Miami listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in South Miami?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 551 Houses in South Miami. Our other popular types of South Miami holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2,021 holiday houses
  • Villas: 51 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 34 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Townhouses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in South Miami?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,872 holiday homes with pool available in South Miami. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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