You’d struggle to count the number of beachfront Airbnbs in Miami—there are just that many. With miles and miles of gorgeous coastline, South Florida should be ground zero for folks in search of an ocean-facing property to book for their next vaycay. The selection is as varied as the region’s restaurants, bars and shopping, and prices are just as hit or miss.
You can easily blow a wad of cash on an exclusive condo on a private island that overlooks South Beach. But there are also plenty of affordable gems on the water if you know where to look—which we do. Ready for that beachy escape? Maximize your time in the glorious sun and on the warm, golden sand when you book one of these beachfront Airbnbs in Miami. Now, where did you put those sunnies…
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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we’ve based our list on top reviews, hosts, and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.
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Beachfront Airbnbs in Miami
1. The stunning studio at the W in South Beach
Enjoy contemporary design in this spacious South Beach studio situated in the five-star W hotel. There’s a king-size bed to sink into and a 60-inch TV for a cinematic experience, but you’ll probably spend most of your time on the sizeable balcony, which overlooks South Beach and provides a partial ocean view.
Rooms? One. Sleeps three guests.
Mood? Art deco chic.
Location perks? Access to the hotel amenities, including a spa, fitness center and private beach.
Budget range? Spenny.
2. The private residence in Fontainebleau Miami Beach
Enjoy all the perks of this storied resort without any of the crowds you might encounter in the Fontainebleau lobby or other highly trafficked areas. This private residence is located in a separate tower from the hotel, though the views and the amenities are the same—if not better.
Rooms? One. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? Five-star luxury.
Location perks? Guests of the junior suite will receive complimentary valet parking and two passes to the spa.
Budget range? Mid-to-high.
3. The penthouse with a view in Miami Beach
Spend the weekend hanging out in your very own penthouse. The spacious studio on the water features two beds, as well as access to a crib and highchair. Downstairs, you can relax and unwind at the spa, or peruse the restaurants and shops.
Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Life on top.
Location perks? Complimentary valet parking for one vehicle.
Budget range? Reasonable.
4. The two-bed apartment in The Grand, Biscayne Bay
The views of Biscayne Bay and Heart Island from this 32nd-floor apartment are jaw-droppingly brilliant and best admired from the private balcony. Inside you’ll find the master bedroom, which stretches the full length of the condo, with a free-standing tub in its bathroom. There’s a separate full bathroom to serve bedroom two as well. Guests have access to The Grand’s pool and jacuzzi and there’s a grocery store less than a block away.
Rooms? Two. Sleeps four guests.
Mood? Convenience at its best.
Location perks? It’s equidistant between Downtown and Wynwood, while South Beach is just three miles away.
Budget range? Affordable.
5. The studio in Sunny Isles Beach
Situated on the sand, this modest rental just north of Miami Beach offers a lot of bang for your buck. For starters, the queen-size bed looks straight out to the ocean, but also use of the heated pool, barbecue and parking is all included in the price. Bonus: the wifi signal stretches to the beach and there are complimentary flip flops and beach accessories.
Rooms? One. Sleeps two guests.
Mood? Ideal couple’s getaway.
Location perks? The beach is so close, you don’t even need a cooler for your drinks, simply pop back to the fridge.
Budget range? Bargain.
6. The villa in Miami Shores
Ok, so it’s not strictly on the beach, but it is on the water and it’s lovely. This sprawling four-bed villa overlooks xxxx and has space for four cars on the private driveway. Amongst the minimalist decor are pops of modern art, which spread throughout the bedrooms, three bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen and terrace. Miami Beach, Bal Harbour Shops, Wynwood and the Design District are all within easy reach.
Rooms? Four. Sleeps ten guests.
Mood? Playing out playa fantasies.
Location perks? There’s a basketball court and an infinity pool.
Budget range? Mid-range.
7. The three-bedroom houseboat on Miami Beach
There are waterfront stays and then there are stays like this, which is literally on the water. This gorgeous houseboat is epic. It offers guests the chance to experience a ‘Miami beach villa, except on the water’, this awesome vessel has three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a gourmet galley, top deck bar and a gas grill. Permanently moored in Miami Beach, this is a one-of-a-kind Airbnb that needs ticking off your bucket list. Ay-ay, cap!
Rooms? Three. Sleeps six guests.
Location perks? There’s a hot tub in which to live out your best Below Deck fantasies.
Budget range? Affordable between six.
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