The Most Luxurious Condos in Surfside, Miami for 2020
Oct 06, 2020 October 06, 2020
This article was updated on October 5, 2020.
Think Surfside, and most imagine a community living by the sea. But, there’s a luxurious side to Surfside that’s offered by a new wave of top-tier residences built in the lovely, beachside neighborhood. To reveal more about that deluxe side, we’ve ranked the Top 5 Luxurious Condo Buildings in Surfside along with their average sales price and list of amenities. Read to find out which Surfside address made it on the list…
Why Choose Surfside?
This family-oriented beach town comes perfectly positioned between the glamorous Bal Harbour and world-famous Miami Beach. A pocket-sized neighborhood, Surfside is somewhat of an extension of Bal Harbour in some ways, and is favored by those looking for community events, friendly neighbors, mom and pop shops and safe streets.
Residents absolutely love the uncrowded beaches here that come lined with scenic boardwalks and citywide exhibits dedicated to marine life (read Surfside’s famous turtles). Also, the town has its very own community center that features a lap pool, plunge pool, children’s pool, jacuzzi and two multipurpose rooms made available to host community events.
The Best of the Best Condos in Surfside
8925 Collins Avenue, Surfside
Avg. listing price $656 per sq ft
The Mirage is a cornerstone of Surfside’s luxury buildings. A total of 99 luxury condos come nestled within the 12 stories of this oceanfront building. Built in 1998, the Mirage is walking distance to the Bal Harbour Shops and restaurants. Amenities at this contemporary mid-rise include lush landscaping, direct beach access, heated pool leading to the ocean, library, clubroom and more.
8925 Collins Avenue, Surfside
Avg. listing price $737 per sq ft
Rising only 12 stories high on 150-feet of pristine, white sand ocean frontage, this boutique building is home to 74 luxury residences. Each sophisticated residence is designed for comfort and bright-airy living. Amenities here include a heated swimming pool with outdoor whirlpool, fitness center with separate men and women’s sauna, massage plus treatment rooms, social room with billiards, and private beach access along with beach service.
9349 Collins Avenue, Surfside
Avg. listing price $2,229 per sq ft
The first-ever residential project by the house of Fendi, this 12-story building features 58 flow-through luxury condos. Amenities at this branded building include Fendi Casa Kitchens in all the residences, Fendi-designed interiors and touches throughout the common spaces, pool and beachside services, two swimming pools surrounded by tropical gardens, a private restaurant, lounge with gourmet kitchen, spa with European thermal pool, Luxury Attaché concierge services, Shabbat-friendly elevators and more.
8955 Collins Avenue, Surfside
Avg. listing price $2,325 per sq ft
This ultra boutique, oceanfront development is a first in the U.S. by the acclaimed international starchitect duo of Antonio Citterio and Patricia Viel. The Italian designers are famous for their elegant minimalism and for creating uniquely European spaces. The one-of-a-kind, pyramid-style, glass building features only 16 ultra-luxury condo residences across 12 floors, and is perched along the finest stretch of Surfside’s beachfront.
Arte’s impressive list of resort-style amenities includes an indoor heated lap pool with water feature, meditation pond, sauna and steam room, outdoor meditation swimming pool, yoga studio, rooftop tennis court, a children's playroom, resident’s lounge, and art-adorned lobby. For those looking for a small, extremely luxurious building with European touches that make their building feel like home, Arte is unrivaled.
And the Most Luxurious Condo in Surfside is:
9011-9111 Collins Avenue, Surfside
Avg. listing price $3,411 per sq ft
Carrying on the legacy of the historic Surf Club built on this site in 1930 , this iconic condo-hotel features 119 private residences and 31 hotel residences spread across 12 stories. Architects have taken special care to preserve the original Surf Club structure that opened New Year’s Eve 1930, which used to be the place to be seen at the time. So today, the property stands to feature the glamor of a bygone era plus luxurious modern residences for a truly exceptional lifestyle. Membership to the exclusive Surf Club is once again available.
Residents further find waterfront luxury in furnished spaces, enhanced by access to amenities such as four heated pools, beach club services, landscaped gardens, oceanfront Four Seasons spa services with the option of in-residence treatments, two restaurants with in-residence dining, and all of the spectacular services expected of a Four Seasons.
How Safe is Surfside?
Surfside has been voted the “8th Best Suburb to Raise a Family in Miami-Dade” by niche.com. The neighborhood-ranking website also gives this coastal community a ”B” in terms of safety. This does not come as much of a surprise, since the neighborhood is 61% safer compared to other cities in the U.S. Surfside also has a good 5.5 police officers per 1000 residents, as reported on areavibes.com, again making it rank highly in terms of safety.
Best Restaurants in Surfside
Champagne Bar at the Surf Club. Courtesy of The Four Seasons Hotel
The modest beachtown of Surfside has a wide variety of restaurants lined up against its main street of Harding Avenue. The top-rated eateries in the neighborhood include:
- 26 Sushi and Tapas for kosher sushi, burritos and mimosas
- Josh’s Deli for traditional Jewish delights such as house-cured pastrami sandwiches, matzo ball soup and the classic corned beef sandwich
- Champagne Bar at The Surf Club is a rebranded version of the (now closed) Le Sirenuse. Re-opening with the same Executive Chef, Antonio Mermolia, it is still THE place for the best of Italian fine-dining and champagne with inspiring water views
- Sushi Republic for authentic Japanese dishes by a Japanese chef
- Specchio Cafe and Restaurant brings the lightest, most delectable Italian fare in a cozy setting with equally beautiful terrace dining
- Cafe Ragazzi for crowd-pleasing bowls of pasta, creamy tiramisu and a great wine selection
- The Surf Club Restaurant by Chef Thomas Keller serves Instagram-worthy continental dishes revamped for today’s contemporary guest
- The Carrot is where you will find healthy eats with plenty of vegan, vegetarian and kosher options
- Serendipity Yogurt Café is a fun favorite for froyo, sorbets and ice creams
Shopping in Surfside
Bal Harbour Shops - Courtesy of Bal Harbour Shops.
This seaside community boasts of being just next door to the most exclusive outdoor shopping mall in the U.S. - The Bal Harbour Shops, offering relaxed, tropical shopping for almost every luxury fashion brand available. The neighborhood also has many couture shops, boutiques, jewelry places, florists, supermarkets, furniture places and daily needs shops. You can easily find a Publix Supermarket, Publix Pharmacy, CVS Pharmacy and Kosherland grocery store along Harding Avenue. There is also a Starbucks housed in the Surfside Plaza. This is why locals rarely need to step out of this coastal community for shopping.
The Best Located Condo in Surfside
We reckon Fendi Chateau to be the best located condo in Surfside. The designer building doesn’t just sit on a pristine beachfront, but is also just a block from the nearest Publix and the Surfside Community Center. It is also not too far a walk from the famous Bal Harbour Shops.
If you are looking for more top luxury buildings in Surfside for sale, browse through our selection and check out the incredible amenities and gorgeous coastal lifestyle they have to offer.