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Top 10 Airbnbs in South Beach, Miami

When I visit Miami for vacation, I always find myself in South Beach at some point for the nightlife and restaurant options. South Beach is an iconic and fabulous neighborhood in Miami Beach, Florida known for the world-famous Ocean Drive with its Art Deco architecture and sidewalk cafes. This is also where you’ll find luxury oceanfront hotels, but you might be surprised to learn that there are vacation rentals in the area that you can book for a little extra privacy and space. Here are some of the top Airbnbs in South Beach to help you narrow down your accommodation options for a beach trip to Florida.

Espanola Way Suite in the Historic Spanish Center of South Beach A historic throwback in the heart of South Beach
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Espanola Way Suite in the Historic Spanish Center of South Beach

If you want to be right in the heart of South Beach, consider staying in this Airbnb rental unit that is a micro-studio with a kitchenette. It sleeps up to three people and has a king-size bed and floor mattress available. The building is tucked away on a palm-tree-lined pedestrian street with string lights overhead. Step outside to the cobblestone streets and sidewalk cafes, or go down to the beach with ease because beach gear comes with your rental. This 350-square-foot studio space also has a smart TV with Netflix and a shared patio area for guests. The historic building is beautiful and has multiple units available to rent if this one is already booked for your travel dates.  

Luxurious Five-Story Townhouse in South Beach A perfect pick for large groups
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Luxurious Five-Story Townhouse in South Beach

A great option for big groups in South Beach is this Airbnb rental with five bedrooms, nine beds, and 3.5 bathrooms. It is a newly designed townhouse with 6,458 square feet of space and is just a mile from many major South Beach attractions. The building consists of two private units, each with private entrances but a shared roof. There are two separate, unheated pools available. If you need a baby crib, you can rent one here for $75. The villa is next to a Walgreens and a two-minute drive to Publix for your grocery store needs.

Fontainebleau Sorrento Jr. Suite with Balcony An iconic pool and ocean views too
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Fontainebleau Sorrento Jr. Suite with Balcony

Here’s a studio condo available to rent on Airbnb for your trip to South Beach. It sleeps up to four guests and has a king-size bed and sofa bed in the bedroom area. You’ll love staying on this property because of the pools and ocean views. The suite is 600 square feet in size and has a wrap-around balcony. It also comes with a basic kitchenette bar sink, mini fridge and freezer, microwave, complimentary Wi-Fi, coffee system, and iPhone speaker/alarm clock. You can borrow a hotel cot for an extra $60.

Villa Diamond in South Beach Your own Mediterranean-style villa for vacation
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Villa Diamond in South Beach

Although many Airbnb rentals in South Beach are tiny spaces for just a couple of people, this Mediterranean-style Airbnb is designed for large groups. It is a two-story, 3,000-square-foot villa with five bedrooms, ten beds, and four full bathrooms. Other features of the rental include a spacious living room, dining room, skylights, and exposed wood beam vaulted ceilings. Meanwhile, the outdoor area has a six-person hot tub with lights and jets, outdoor furniture, and a BBQ area. It is located in a great area of South Beach and just two blocks from Lincoln Mall Road for restaurants and shopping.

W Hotel South Beach Luxury One-Bedroom Residence with Ocean Views Stay in a five-star resort with direct beach access
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W Hotel South Beach Luxury One-Bedroom Residence with Ocean Views

South Beach vacationers can also stay in this suite located inside the five-star resort of the W South Beach Hotel, one of the best hotels in South Beach. It is available to rent on Airbnb and is a luxurious private unit with direct beach access and ocean views. The unit is 898 square feet and offers a master bedroom, living room, and separate kitchen. The kitchen is stocked with drinks and coffee pods, and the bathroom is stocked with premium bath amenities. The bathroom has both a bathtub and a shower. Guests also love staying here because the hotel is home to a 24/7 gym, spa, sand beach, pool, tennis and basketball courts, and concierge service.

Villa Colors of South Beach Party groups and big families love it here
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Villa Colors of South Beach

Situated in the heart of South Beach, this beautiful Mediterranean villa is within walking distance of many points of interest. It is a favorite spot among bachelor and bachelorette party groups and for family vacations. The main house has four bedrooms and four bathrooms. This Miami vacation rental has a private pool in the backyard with multi-color LED lights that illuminate at night and an outdoor area that has a lounge set with pool chairs, sun beds, a picnic table, and a couch – all in a fenced-in area. There’s also a pool bungalow that is part of this rental that has an additional two full beds and a single bed, as well as its own bathroom and refrigerator. From this rental home, you’ll be within walking distance of the beach and two blocks from Lincoln Road.

Espanola Way Spacious South Beach Studio Spacious and overlooking the palm-lined Espanola Way
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Espanola Way Spacious South Beach Studio

You can book this spacious studio apartment that overlooks palm-lined Espanola Way for your South Beach trip. It sleeps five guests because it has a king-size bed and floor mattress in the bedroom and a sofa bed in the common space. Beach gear comes with your rental of this 800-square-foot studio with a combined bedroom, living room, and dining area. There’s a kitchen inside for basic meal prep, as well as a smart TV, towels, and bathroom toiletries. You can find some paid parking options nearby.

Exquisite Unit in South Beach, Walk to the Ocean A popular unit in a boutique hotel
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Exquisite Unit in South Beach, Walk to the Ocean

Perfect for two guests, this Airbnb unit is a popular and renovated hotel room in the South Beach area. It is just a block from the ocean and offers quiet and private accommodation. The space comes with a king-size bed, smart TV, central air conditioning, and hangers. The building has a cozy lobby with a microwave that guests can use. The host provides towels and sheets for guests, and there are customer service representatives onsite every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is available on the street for approximately $20 per day or in the parking garage and lot nearby. There are multiple units available to rent in this property, all on the ground or second floor.

Deluxe Double Bed Studio in South Beach Charming, simple, and laid-back
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Deluxe Double Bed Studio in South Beach

Laid-back and charming, this simple guesthouse rental is inside a historic Art Deco building at The Plaza D’Espana, a private area between Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road. The rental has one bedroom with two queen-size beds and one bathroom. The studio also comes with a kitchenette with a microwave, hot plate, toaster, coffeemaker, and kitchenware. It is in the heart of South Beach and offers free Wi-Fi and communal gardens. There is no TV inside the unit, and there are no parking spaces on the premises. Additional fees will apply to the base rate for a second, third, and fourth guest.

Large Double Studio in South Beach A guesthouse room just two blocks from the beach
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Large Double Studio in South Beach

Two guests can stay in this studio guesthouse that is simple and at the center of trendy South Beach. It is surrounded by a tropical garden and between Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road. The studio space offers one bed, high-speed Wi-Fi, a kitchenette, and a bathroom. There is no TV in the unit. The property is fully fenced and just steps away from shopping, the beach, bars, and restaurants. The host also provides guests with beach towels and chairs.

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