Bal Harbour

Bal Harbour is a village in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,305 at the 2000 census.

The beachside Village of Bel Harbour has a rather fascinating history. It began life as an undeveloped swamp land that, in the 1920s, was owned by the Miami Beach Heights Corporation. By the 1930s, Robert C. Graham, one of the heads of the corporation, decided to finally develop the area, but his plans had to be temporarily shelved in 1940, when World War II started. During this period, Graham allowed the US Air Corps to rent the land for one dollar a year, and they used it to train soldiers and set up barracks and a POW camp there.

At the end of the war, the barracks building remained, and Graham soon after converted them into apartment buildings and moved in 25 families, in order to qualify for incorporation as a Village. Only after that was the swampland filled, and sea walls and a yacht basin built. Soon after that came the sewer systems, utilities, and water pumping stations were added. In 1947, the Village of Bay Harbour was reincorporated.

The name “Bal Harbour” has just as interesting origin as the place itself. Its original name was going to be Bay Harbour, but since the city is located on the beach rather than the bay, the planning committee nixed the idea and instead invented a name to describe this city that spanned from bay to ocean, the Atlantic. The “B” in “bay” was merged with two letters from Atlantic (“a” and “i”) to form the new word, “Bal.”

Bal Harbour’s beach, in fact, continues to attract residents and tourists today with its gorgeous landscaping and its jogging path, the only beachfront one of its kind in all of South Florida. Bal Harbour also happens to be known for its shopping. Bal Harbor Shops—which boasts such stores as Valentino, Armani, Fendi, Cavalli, Diane von Furstenberg, De Beers, Carolina Herrera, Miu Miu, and Feragami—has, in fact, ranked as the country’s best shopping center.

Bay Harbour also has a wide variety of fine dining at such establishments as Carpaccio, Lea’s Tea Room, Zodiac Café, and La Goulue. Its popular local bars, taverns, and lounges include 1 Blue, The View Bar, Aqua Soleil, and Emerald Lounge.

Besides the chain hotels available in the area, Bay Harbour also offers tourists such elegant options as the Sea View Hotel on the Ocean, Bal Harbour Quarzo, Fairfield Manor, and St. Regis Resort & Residences Bal Harbour (opening in 2011).

Harbour House 1 BR Condo Miami
1 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$539,000
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$800,000
Gorgeous oceanfront condo in Bal Habour - HARBOUR HOUSE HARBOUR HOUSE 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$799,900
Oceanfront elegance - ST.REGIS 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$5,800,000
Ocean view- World class Turn-Key-Residence at The Ritz Carlton at One Bal Harbour
2 BR 1 bath
510 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$725,000
Oceana Bal Harbour at its best - Oceana Bal Harbour 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$4,450,000
Located in the exclusive and luxurious Fendi Chateau
3 BR 5 bath
Condo
For Sale
$9,600,000
O RESIDENCE - 9821 Bay Harbor Drive E 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$730,000
Wonderful 1 Bed 1 - Harbour House 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
896 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$580,000
No photo available
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$5,490,000
Direct ocean front elegant corner unit 2 Bed and 2/1 Bath
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,250,000
Wonderful 1 Bed 1 - Harbour House 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
896 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$580,000
No photo available
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$799,000
Amazing Turnkey Residence Finished with marble floors throughout and furnished by ARTEFACTO
1 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,995,000
Imagine true luxury living in the desirable BAL HARBOUR VILLAGE - Rarely available unit on this side of the building
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$975,000
Amazing flow-thru Residence - Oceana Bal Harbour 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 5 bath
Condo
For Sale
$6,300,000
True Masterpiece - PARKER PLAZA 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$749,000
bay harbor townhouse CA 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$575,000
WELCOME TO THE RITZ CARLTON RESORT AND RESIDENCES - ONE BAL HARBOUR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 bath
510 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$590,000
HARBOUR HOUSE 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
896 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$539,000
DIRECT WATERVIEWS - OCEAN VIEW TOWNHOMES 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$569,700
The property consists of a penthouse and rooftop respectively situated on the 7thand 8thfloor of the building
Highrise
For Sale
$15,600,000
casa Del Mar 4 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
4 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,549,000
ALL REASONABLE OFFERS WILL BE ENTERTAINED - Mansions at Acqualina 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 6 bath
Condo
For Sale
$5,900,000
One of the best design on Infinity - Infinity 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$525,000
No photo available
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$629,000
Unique building in the Town of Bay Harbor Islands - One By Tross 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$785,000
Unique building in the Town of Bay Harbor Islands - One By Tross 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$898,000
Unique building in the Town of Bay Harbor Islands - One By Tross 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
955 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$622,000
Waves of elegance come to Surfside with Fendi Chateau
3 BR 5 bath
Condo
For Sale
$5,550,000
One-of-a-kind opportunity to design and develop a decorator ready oceanfront residence at the exclusive St Regis of Bal Harbour
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$5,300,000
Her dream was fulfilled & Opportunity Knocks - Rimini Beach 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
950 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$579,750
Our property comprises of 1 - VIA MARINA 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 1 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,100,000
Fantastic penthouse with private rooftop garden - One By Tross 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,404,000
Amazing views of Sunsets on the Bay - Harbour House 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$830,000
Ritz Carlton 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,050,000
GREAT OCEANFRONT OASIS - HARBOUR HOUSE HARBOUR HOUSE 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$929,900
Beautiful newly built residence in Sunny Isles Beach with expansive and unobstructed direct water views
3 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,150,000
Stunning Direct Oceanfront residence in the five star development One Bal Harbour Ritz-Carlton
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$4,175,000
Enjoy direct oceanfront sunrise views from this sleek 7th floor unit at One Bal Harbour
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,245,000
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