Destination guide

Sunny Isles Beach—an island city resort

Sunny Isles Beach is a modern city built on a barrier island off the Florida coast with the Atlantic on one side and the Intracoastal Waterway on the other. It is a growing resort area of great cultural diversity. Sunny Isles Beach vacation rentals are the perfect base, with a wide variety of accommodation to suit all budgets. The city is the ultimate Florida experience, with sunny days on a white, sandy beaches and sizzling nights on the town. This great mix of beach activities and big city life makes it a perfect destination for action-packed family-friendly vacations.

Things to do

Sunny Isles Beach—close to nature and the ocean

With two miles of pristine, white, family-friendly sandy beaches, and with superb Sunny Isles Beach vacation rentals close by, it’s easy to feel in the lap of luxury. And with Miami just a hop away, there’s even more to choose from. Take the kids to the Miami Auto Museum, where Batman and James Bond park their cars, or spend the day in the Everglades National Park with its many different species of wildlife. Younger family members will also love the Miami Children’s Museum, while history fans can go back in time at the Ancient Spanish Monastery.


Make the most of your vacation at Sunny Isles Beach

With so much to do in South Florida, you’ll wish you had more time. Sunny Isles Beach vacation rentals offer great value for the perfect family friendly vacation. Get up early for free yoga on the beach or spend the day there sunbathing, snorkeling or diving. Discover Oleta River State park, Florida’s largest urban park, ideal for kayaking, biking or hiking, with Biscayne bay as your backdrop with its rich diversity of wildlife. Rent a bike and cruise the boardwalk or take the family for a trip to the Seaquarium in nearby Miami.


Sunny weather on tap at Sunny Isles Beach

Sunny Isles Beach and Miami have great weather all year round, with warm sunny days and breezy tropical nights. The water is the warmest in the United States, making it the perfect place for a beach vacation. The best times to visit Sunny Isles Beach are between November and mid-April when temperatures are a little cooler, in between 75°F and 77°F. Fewer people visit Sunny Isles Beach at the height of summer as temperatures can reach over 80°F and being a tropical climate, it’s also the rainy season.

Natural features

The realization of a dream at Sunny Isles Beach

The story of Sunny Isles Beach began in 1920 when a property developer bought the land on which the city now stands with the intention of building a holiday resort. In 1925, Sunny Isles was joined to the mainland by the Haulover Bridge and in 1936, Sunny Isles Pier was built, which is now a designated historical site. Sunny Isles Beach is a great base for family vacations with a wonderful, sandy beach and natural resources such as the Oleta State Park, the Everglades National Park and Biscayne Bay right on the doorstep.

How to get there

Transportation to and around Sunny Isles Beach

The nearest airport is in Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL-Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood Intl.), located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Miami, FL (OPF-Opa Locka Executive), which is 9.7 mi (15.6 km) away.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Sunny Isles?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Sunny Isles:

  • Ocean Four: 436 vacation rentals
  • Brickell: 340 vacation rentals
  • Downtown Miami: 796 vacation rentals
  • North Beach: 1,546 vacation rentals
  • Wynwood: 498 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular point of interests near where I can stay when traveling to Sunny Isles?

Vrbo offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Sunny Isles. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Fort Lauderdale Beach Park: 3,560 vacation rentals
  • Port of Miami: 5,021 vacation rentals
  • Hard Rock Stadium: 6,992 vacation rentals
  • Las Olas Beach: 4,614 vacation rentals
  • Port Everglades: 6,004 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Sunny Isles listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Sunny Isles?

Yes, of course. Vrbo has 2,315 Condos/Apartments in Sunny Isles. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Sunny Isles include:

  • Houses: 844 rentals available
  • Villas: 113 rentals available
  • Hotels: 93 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Sunny Isles?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,244 vacation rentals with pool available in Sunny Isles. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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