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Located oceanfront in North Miami Beach, The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami is a luxury resort drawing both inspiration and energy from the ocean, and offering an oasis of calm in one of the world's most exciting cities. Whether you are visiting Miami Beach for a weekend escape, on vacation with your family or to host a meeting or social event, this pet-friendly hotel is a coastal sanctuary providing a mesmerizing setting.


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Guest Room Features & Amenities

  • 95 newly refreshed nonsmoking guest rooms and suites
  • Semi-private elevator and personal entrances to all accommodations
  • Private terrace overlooking the ocean and Intracoastal Waterway
  • Elegant, contemporary décor with soothing blues reminiscent of the sea and mindfully curated artwork
  • Six-piece bathroom with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Free-standing tub overlooking the ocean
  • Oversized shower
  • Television embedded in the bathroom mirror
  • Diptyque bath amenities and plush robe
  • In-room massage treatments available
  • 42-inch flat-screen television
  • CD and DVD players
  • Sumptuous bedding
  • Suites with fully equipped gourmet kitchen

Property Features & Amenities

  • 10,000-square-foot waterfront Exhale Bal Harbour spa and fitness studio
  • Just two accommodations on each floor ensures privacy and exclusivity
  • Fitness Center with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and strength-training equipment, personal training, and group exercise classes.
  • Two Tesla charging stations
  • Vi tap high performance water dispensers
  • Two restaurants, including upscale dining and casually chic poolside alfresco dining
  • Elevated outdoor pool and private luxury cabanas overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
  • $3.5 million original art collection featuring 400 artworks, including paintings, photography and sculpture
  • Valet parking available: Daily $45 USD; Overnight $50 USD; Exhale Bal Harbour validation: $15 USD
  • Located nearby to the legendary Bal Harbour Shops, featuring the area’s top restaurants, luxury shopping and people watching
  • On-site retail featuring our main boutique and Krigler's fragrance boutique in the lobby
  • Complimentary yoga mats for rent from Exhale Spa

Meeting & Event Amenities

  • 10,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space
  • Event spaces to accommodate 12 to 250 guests
  • Innovative catering
  • Conference Concierge
  • Dedicated meeting services, including audiovisual and technology technicians
  • 24-hour full-service business center
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and public areas
  • Airport and group transfers

Children’s Amenities

Four our youngest guests, this family-friendly hotel features:

  • A customized check in, with a welcome packet and coloring book, introducing children to the four important pillars of Ritz Kids discovery: water, land, environmental responsibility and culture
  • Children’s menus
  • Gaming system and video game library
  • Children’s movie and book libraries
  • Toys and board games

Awards & Recognition

  • 4 Star/AAA Four-Diamond Award, 2022
  • Travel + Leisure: The 15 Best Resorts in Greater Miami, 2022
  • Forbes: The 9 Best Hotels in Miami, 2022
  • Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, 2022
  • World Spa Award’s - Florida’s Best Day Spa, 2022
  • Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide, 2021
  • U.S. News & World Report 2021 World’s Best Hotels-Best Miami Beach Hotels
  • Travel + Leisure 2019 World’s Best Awards-Top 10 Resorts in Greater Miami Beach
  • Niche, 2022: Bal Harbour neighborhood ranked “one of the best beachfront neighborhoods to live in Miami”
  • Jacqueline Volkart, General Manager:
    • The Ritz-Carlton’s General Manager of the Year, 2021
    • Brand Innovators: Top 100 Women in Brand Marketing, 2022
    • Industry Leader – Smart Meetings’ Smart Women in Meetings, 2020
    • Travel + Leisure: The 15 Best Resorts in Greater Miami, 2022
    • Forbes: The 9 Best Hotels in Miami, 2022
    • Forbes Travel Guide: Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards, 2022

Resort Pool

  • European-edged outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Complimentary lounge chairs, umbrellas, Wi-Fi, chilled scented towels and flavor-infused ice water
  • Pool Attendants from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Water's Edge Restaurant, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Direct beach access
  • Luxury Cabanas, some with private plunge hot tub, include non-alcoholic beverages, water and a personal server.
  • Cabana rental: 9 a.m. - 6  p.m., starting at $500 USD per day (holiday pricing may vary)

Hotel Policies

  • Early check-in and/or check-out requests are subject to room availability, and additional charges may apply
  • Overnight parking $50 USD per night


  • Cancellation policy: Guests must cancel at least 7 days in advance of their reservation or they will receive a two-night penalty. Special event cancellation and deposit policies may vary by event.

Resort Fee

The Ritz-Carlton, Bal Harbour implements a $45 USD per room, per night resort fee. Services and amenities included in the fee are:

  • High speed Internet access
  • Two complimentary featured cocktails daily, offered between 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. at Artisan Beach House
  • Rental of two hotel bicycles for two hours, inclusive of bottled water
  • Daily pressing of two items
  • Beach chair umbrella service

Pet Policy

Well-behaved dogs and de-clawed cats are welcome at our Bal Harbour resort with a maximum weight of 35 pounds permitted.  No more than two pets may occupy a guest room. There is a non-refundable $250 pet fee per stay. Pets must be leashed or held in arms in all common areas of the hotel. Pets are not permitted in dining outlets, at the pool or in the meeting spaces. This exclusion does not apply to guide or service animals. 

Pet-Friendly Features


  • Main entrance
  • Registration desk
  • Accessible guest rooms have a 32 inch wide opening
  • Route to accessible guest rooms is accessible
  • Restaurants and lounges
  • Meeting spaces
  • Pool entrances
  • Spa entrance
  • Fitness center entrance
  • Business center entrance
  • Self-operating lifts or sloped entry
  • Pathway to registration desk
  • Service animals allowed for persons with disabilities

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