With its year-round sunshine, beautiful beaches and dog-friendly parks, Bal Harbour is the perfect place to travel with your four-legged friend. The resort offers an array of amenities and services to accommodate canine guests including food and water bowls, disposal bags, homemade treats and connections with local groomers and vets.
Just outside, the hotel’s new dog park is ideal for walks and features winding pathways, plenty of grass, palm trees for shade and views of the Atlantic Ocean.
The hotel’s culinary experts have created nutritious, dog-approved meals available through in-room dining.
Puppy Love: Ground beef, scrambled eggs and rice
Tail-Chasin’ Chicken: Chicken breast, tomato and rice
Watermelon Poochtini: Fresh watermelon, ice and mint
East Greynolds Park Dog Park 5.2 miles, 15 minutes Shaded pavilions, beautiful views and separate sections for large and small dogs.
Flamingo Park 9.3 miles, 30 minutes A 36-acre park in the heart of South Beach with separate areas for small and large dogs.
David T. Kennedy Park 17 miles, 40 minutes Bayfront green space in Coconut Grove with running paths and two dog parks (for small and large dogs).
Haulover Beach Park 1.3 miles, 7 minutes The county’s largest stretch of undeveloped beachfront with a designated area for dog swimming and a no-leash park near the south picnic area (accessible through Collins Avenue).
North Shore Open Space Park 2.5 miles, 10 minutes Dogs can run free on the beach but must be leashed in the rest of the park. The surrounding area is home to many pet-friendly restaurants.
Hobie Island Beach Park 17 miles, 40 minutes Located on the Intracoastal Waterway, this beach features calm, shallow water perfect for dogs who can run off-leash.
Bal Harbour Shops 1 mile, 6 minutes Upscale outdoor mall where dogs are welcomed in common areas.
Brickell City Center 15 miles, 40 minutes Outdoor mall in downtown Miami.
Lincoln Road Mall 8 miles, 30 minutes Pedestrian mall, the nation’s first, with Yappy Hour ever third Thursday. Many restaurants also offer outdoor seating.
Miami Design District 10 miles, 35 minutes Creative neighborhood with public art, dining and luxury shopping were dogs are welcomed in outdoor spaces.