The very best of the area is yours to discover during your stay at The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami, located moments away from world-renowned sights and attractions, museums, shopping and superb restaurants.
Access area attractions with the "Unscripted Bal Harbour" Museum access pass. The program provides free admission to the area’s top museums and the most celebrated private collections in South Florida. Learn more
Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts is Florida's largest performing arts center is located in Downtown, Miami. The Arsht Center is known as a presenter of world-class shows including concerts, dance performances and Broadway musicals.
Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts Gallery has over twenty years of specialized experience presenting modern & contemporary art around the world. The gallery runs a year-long exhibition program in Miami and participates in art fairs internationally.
Featuring art drawn from museum collections and traveling exhibitions, the Lowe museum always has something inspiring to see. Permanent exhibits include Italian Renaissance and Baroque, Greco-Roman Antiquities, 17th-21st Century Art of the Americas and Europe, Asian, African and Native American art.
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is now open to the public in Museum Park. Pérez Art Museum Miami is a modern and contemporary art museum dedicated to collecting and exhibiting international art of the 20th and 21st centuries.
Located in the heart of the Art Deco District, the museum showcases American and European decorative and fine arts produced between 1885-1945, offering a thought-provoking journey through the modern age.
One of Miami's most beautiful landmarks and the design inspiration for The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove. The grand, bay front villa was built in 1916 as a private estate and was created to look like a 400-year-old Mediterranean palace. Today, this Italian Renaissance-style villa contains 15th through 19th century furnishings and art, surrounded by more than 10 acres of formal gardens and fountains.
Sitting on four acres within Downtown Miami’s waterfront Museum Park, the 250,000-square-foot Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is divided into four distinct buildings: the Aquarium, the Frost Planetarium, and the North and West Wings. This unique campus-like setting takes guests on a journey from the ocean to the Everglades and from the human cell to outer space. It investigates life as we know it while exploring the process of science and innovation.
Described by The New York Times as “an exceptional troupe, by Balanchine standards, anywhere in the world,” Miami City Ballet (MCB) is led by Artistic Director Lourdes Lopez and is considered a leader in the field – nurturing new choreographic voices, creating innovative collaborations and opening new avenues of inclusivity within classical ballet.
Aventura Mall, Miami's premier fashion destination features a collection of upscale boutiques and more than 300 of the world's most iconic, recognized retailers. Visitors also enjoy nearly a dozen restaurants, an artist-designed interactive playground and a 24-screen AMC Movie Theatre with IMAX.
Dolphin Mall is Miami-Dade County's largest retail shopping center blending the hottest concepts in theme entertainment and dining with an unparalleled offering of more than 240 value-oriented stores. Diverse dining & entertainment options include a food court, and various entertainment venues.
This marvelous Art Deco pedestrian promenade is one of South Beach's most charming shopping districts and a cherished source of people watching. Stroll among all the best restaurants, boutiques and cafes. There is something for everyone on Lincoln Road.
South Florida's newest luxury retail forum, a Mediterranean-style village featuring a fashionable collection of 115 luxury boutiques and restaurants, includes Neiman Marcus and Nordstrom and is set amid a delightful tropical garden.
Located on Biscayne Bay in the heart of downtown Miami, visitors of Bayside Marketplace can experience the real Miami - home to impeccable international cuisine, fine shops and exotic music in a beautiful, waterfront setting.
This world-famous beach is depicted in postcards, movies and television shows worldwide. Come delight in the Art-Deco hotel skyline, artistic lifeguard stands, and wide sandy beaches. Or enjoy the children's playgrounds, people watching, strolling, bicycling and in-line skating scene that makes up the concrete promenade that runs for miles beside the beach and famous Ocean Drive.
Distance: 9.5 miles/31 minute
Miami Design District
A potpourri of restaurants, showrooms and galleries selling furniture, accessories, antiques and art.
The Wynwood Walls has brought the world's greatest artists working in the graffiti and street art genre to Miami. Monday - Saturday from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.. Second Saturday of the Month (Wynwood Artwalk) from 11 a.m. - midnight. Sunday from noon - 6 p.m..
The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami recently unveiled a picturesque dog park situated just outside of the ocean-front hotel. Beautifully landscaped with a winding pathway and plenty of grass and palm trees for shade, this coastal sanctuary offers impressive ocean views for guests and their dogs to enjoy during their time at the hotel. Along with the dog park, the property has launched several new pet amenities to make traveling with a pet even more seamless for guests. Please contact our pet-friendly concierge so they can assist with any pet needs, including booking a dog walker, pet sitter, grooming appointment or vet visit.
Golfers will delight in championship golf courses minutes from the hotel. Please contact the concierge for more information regarding golf near Bal Harbour.
The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami is pleased to loan beach cruiser bicycles as part of the daily resort fee.
Embark and an airboat tour; catch exhibits of beautiful birds; snakes and other reptiles; or watch an exhilarating Wildlife Show, complete with alligator wrestling at Gator Park, located in the Heart of the Florida Everglades.
Contact: (305) 559-2255 | Distance: 50 miles | 1 hour and 25 minutes | Website
EVERGLADES SAFARI PARK
This one-of-a-kind park offers an alligator farm and show, guided airboat rides, jungle trail, and interpretive center.
Recognized as a premier institution serving children and their families and the culturally diverse community we live in through the arts, literacy, and early childhood education. Play, learn, imagine, create!