The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Bal Harbour

The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Bal Harbour

Jun 05, 2024 June 05, 2024

For decades, having a Bal Harbour address has been equated with exclusivity and luxury, and Bal Harbour condos have always been known to be some of the finest in all of Miami and the beaches. But what’s so special about this beachfront neighborhood that makes it so coveted? We’re about to find out with our list of the top five most luxurious condos in Bal Harbour—from least to most expensive—and the outstanding amenities that set them a class apart.

We’ll also find out more about the neighborhood and the outstanding pre-construction projects that will solidify this area as one of the most sought-after in all of South Florida.


Why Choose Bal Harbour?

Since the 1950s, Bal Harbour has been one of Miami's most coveted oceanside addresses, with the name synonymous with celebrities, opulence, and the finest shopping in the world. Just like the Shops at Bal Harbour are known for showcasing only high-end brands, this quaint oceanfront neighborhood is known for housing only the world’s finest residences. Privacy and exclusivity are a given with a Bal Harbour address.


And even though this ultra-luxury neighborhood has its own tranquil beachfront, it also benefits from being just a 20-minute drive away from South Beach’s spoils and the mainland’s culture and shopping destinations. It’s also a very safe neighborhood with a great downtown feel, and many of Miami’s finest restaurants and shops are all within walking distance. 

So, what are the best and most expensive Bal Harbour condominiums to live in?




— The Best of the Best Condos in Bal Harbour


5.
Majestic Tower – 9601 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Average List Price: $1,590 per square foot

Majestic Tower – 9601 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Privy to unending ocean and Intracoastal views, the Majestic is where you can easily find one of the
best waterfront Bal Harbour condos for sale where you get a lot for your money. Completed in 1999, the beachfront tower rises 22 stories with 165 units, most of which have wrap-around balconies with sweeping ocean views. Residences in this classic building feature 10-foot-high ceilings, private elevator foyers with double-doors, marble floors, a master bath with marble jacuzzi, service quarters, smart home tech, and more, providing a timeless sanctuary.

Residents of this pet-friendly building enjoy access to a wide array of amenities, including a tennis court, a half-court basketball facility, a billiards room, a heated oceanfront pool, another oversized swimming pool, men’s and women’s spa, a gourmet restaurant, a unisex hair salon, and more.


4.
Palace at Bal Harbour – 10101 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Average List Price: $1,662 per square foot

Palace at Bal Harbour – 10101 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


With only six residences per floor, The Palace at Bal Harbour is a local landmark, easily recognizable by its sleek, ocean-blue glass walls and sweeping, oversized balconies. This luxurious tower, designed by Clement DiFillippo, ensures the utmost peace and privacy. 

Built in 1994, and sitting on Bal Harbour’s sandy shoreline, the Palace at Bal Harbour rises 21 stories to house 105 luxury condos with incredible ocean views and spacious floor plans. Most units also have private elevator foyers, service quarters, and private entrances. Amenities include a full-service spa, an oceanfront fine-dining restaurant, a heated pool with cabanas, direct beach access from the pool area, a tennis court, a playground, a playroom, and more.


3.
One Bal Harbour – 10295 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Average List Price: $2,167 per square foot

One Bal Harbour – 10295 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


This oceanfront condo-hotel features two ultra-luxury towers, with the residential side rising 26 stories and the other 17. With unobstructed, sweeping water views from each luxurious residence and access to all of the services and facilities available at the hotel component, this project stands in a league of its own when it comes to luxury real estate in Bal Harbour.

Other amenities available to residents include access to lush, manicured gardens, two pools overlooking the ocean, a poolside pavilion, private beach access, beachside cabanas with beach service, an oceanfront restaurant, a 10,000 sq. ft. spa by Guerlain, a social room with art and a full bar, and much more.


2.
Oceana Bal Harbour – 10201-10203 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Average List Price: $2,989 per square foot

Oceana Bal Harbour – 10201-10203 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


With a very modern museum vibe and an enviable oceanfront location, Oceana Bal Harbour is home to some of the
most luxurious condos in Bal Harbour. Residents enjoy the rare opportunity to come home to two exquisite Jeff Koons sculptures with a unit in this stunning building. Each of the 240 residences features expansive, glass-enclosed terraces, 10-foot-high ceilings, and top-of-the-line finishes and appliances.

Finished in 2017 and designed by Arquitectonica in collaboration with Italian starchitect Piero Lissoni, the decorated lobby further houses ten museum-quality art pieces from several world-renowned artists. The 28-story, oceanfront tower also features a host of resort-style amenities, including Versailles-inspired gardens by Enzo Enea, an Olympic-style lap pool, a large relaxation pool and a leisure pool, world-class spas, private, ownable cabanas, a private restaurant and outdoor café, two championship clay tennis courts, a library with lounge, and much more.


— The Winner of the
Most Luxurious Condos in Bal Harbour Is


1. St. Regis Residences – 9701-9705 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour

Average List Price: $3,001 per square foot

St. Regis Residences – 9701-9705 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Topping the
best Bal Harbour buildings is the St. Regis Residences! These oceanfront homes bear the signature sophistication and hospitality that you would expect of a St. Regis property. Built in 2012, with interiors by Canada’s celebrated design duo, Yabu Pushelberg, this ultra-luxury condo-hotel sits on 600 linear feet of pristine oceanfront.

Chic and exclusive, the pet-friendly St. Regis Bal Harbour features 282 ultra-luxurious residences across 27 floors. Amenities include a private residents’ pool, 24-hour in-room dining from the hotel’s oceanfront restaurant, access to a selection of 2,500 rare wines, treatments at the Remède Spa, and the world-famous St. Regis butler service, among other benchmark facilities. This is definitely where you’ll find the best of best Bal Harbour condos for sale that give you incredible sophistication and exclusivity.



 

— What Is the Best-Located Condo in Bal Harbour?

St. Regis Residences – 9701-9705 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Our vote goes to the beachfront
St. Regis Residences for several reasons. For one, they sit right across the fabulous Bal Harbour Shops. Secondly, they are also just half a mile from Kane Concourse which gets you to downtown Bal Harbour and transports you to the mainland as well.

We’re also tempted to name a runner-up here— One Bal Harbour. This condo-hotel comes attached to the waterfront Ritz-Carlton and boasts of some of the finest views in the neighborhood. Overlooking Haulover Cut, most units get unbeatable access to breathtaking views of the inlet, along with all the boats passing by and the lush beach park across.


— Premium Pre-Construction Condos in Bal Harbour


Rivage Bal Harbour, 10245 Collins Avenue

Average List Price: $3,925 per square foot

Rivage Bal Harbour, 10245 Collins Avenue


With only 61 single-family home-sized “Sky Villas” and about 25,000 square feet of wellness-focused amenities to match, Rivage is poised to become one of the
most luxurious condos in Bal Harbour upon completion in 2025. Designed by CFE Architects and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, the 24-story oceanfront tower will feature extra-large floorplans starting at a generous 3,300 square feet for a three-bedroom.

With interiors by the L.A.-based Rottet Studio and gardens by Enzo Enea, this oceanfront haven developed by the Related Group will provide access to a private beach, a waterfront pool, a separate sunset pool, a rooftop lounge with sweeping views, a fitness pavilion, a Hammam spa, an outdoor lounge, pickleball and padel courts, a VR game simulator, a kids’ playroom, and much more.

If you’d like to learn more about this magnificent project, watch our exclusive video interview with Rita Collins, Sales Executive at Rivage Bal Harbour.


— Quick Facts about Bal Harbour


How Safe is Bal Harbour?

This neighborhood has some of the most desirable addresses, as it is not only one of the best places to live but also one of the safest. According to a 2024 report on niche.com, Bal Harbour earned a “B+” in terms of Safety and an “A-” for its Nightlife, meaning residents can venture out any time of day or night without much worry. Additionally, it gets an “A-” in Good for Families, “A+” for Health & Fitness, is the 9th Best Neighborhood to Raise a Family in Miami-Dade, and ranks as the 38th Best Place to Retire in America.


Is Bal Harbour Expensive?

Considering you have pristine beaches and one of America’s most luxurious malls within walking distance, luxury real estate in Bal Harbour commands a premium and can thus be considered expensive. Built to the highest standards, the majority of the condo buildings in the neighborhood have access to a private beach, offer stunning ocean views from many units, have waterfront pools, and feature many resort-style amenities to provide a high-end living experience.

Bal Harbour itself features a relaxed yet upscale atmosphere, with serene beaches, tropical foliage, and five-star resorts lining the shore, making it one of the most highly sought-after addresses in South Florida.


Best Restaurants in Bal Harbour

Makoto - Bal Harbour
Makoto


This area is home to several great restaurants and cafés that offer world-class cuisine. Some of the best places to dine in Bal Harbour include:

  • Makoto is a hot favorite for upscale sushi and Japanese entrees
  • Le Zoo is the top pick when it comes to enjoying whimsical French bistro eats on an open-air terrace
  • Atlantikos at the St. Regis is best known for its gourmet selection of traditional Greek eats
  • Carpaccio at the Bal Harbour Shops is where you will find locals flocking for their Italian fine-dining fix
  • Artisan Beach House is a lounge popular for its outdoor seating and brunches

Shopping in Bal Harbour

Bal Harbour Shops


The main star of Bal Harbour shopping is the
Bal Harbour Shops. This elegant outdoor mall has long been known as the most luxurious mall in the United States. It is home to the finest of the finest names in global fashion, jewelry, accessories, personal care, books, gift items, and some great restaurants, too. With its renovation, it plans to add 250,000 square feet of premium shopping and lifestyle space to the facility, so residents will rarely need to look anywhere else for their couture and brand indulgences.

The nearest Publix Super Market or Starbucks is just across the road, and south of 96th Street, in the neighboring Surfside, where you’ll also find many smaller boutiques, shops and service-oriented storefronts.

So, are you intrigued by any of the most luxurious condos in Bal Harbour? If you’d like to know more about living here, check our online listing portal to find all the best Bal Harbour condos for sale. If you’d like to sell your Bal Harbour condo, give us a call or send us a text and we’ll help with a complementary and accurate valuation. Our expert luxury team of multilingual agents will be happy to help you!

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