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).

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4 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$7,995,000
Just bring your cloths - Manatee Condo 2 BR Condo
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$560,000
Fantastic one bedroom and one bathroom with direct ocean views from the of the Condo
1 BR 1 bath
Condo
For Sale
$659,000
Gorgeous 2BR 3BA located on the Ocean in one of the most prestigious building in the Surfside area
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,550,000
Very bright and spacious - Artecity 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 1 bath
766 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$525,000
Amazing flow-thru Residence - 3 Bedroom/4 - Oceana Bal Harbour 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$7,195,000
NEW CONSTRUCTION - FENDI CHATEAU RESIDENCES 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$7,990,000
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2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,150,000
BEAUTIFUL AND LUXURIOUS CONDOMINIUM WITH AMAZING PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE INTACOASTAL
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,450,000
BRIGHT & SPACIOUS 2/2 UNIT WITH A BEAUTIFUL TREETOP VIEW JUST STEPS FROM THE BEACH
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$549,000
Spectacular Italian Marble Palace in the Sky - L'Ambiance Beach Condo 3 BR Condo
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,995,000
RARELY AVAILABLE SLOPE - TIDEMARK 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,175,000
Galen Breakers 2 BR Condo
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$585,000
UNIQUE COMBINED UNITS WITH DIRECT BAY VIEWS ON 2 LEVELS
5 BR 5 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,200,000
A large and beautiful townhouse with private entrance from Zamora of 2 bedrooms/3 baths
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$645,000
BRAND NEW CONSTRUCTION WITH GORGEOUS PANORAMIC BAY FRONT VIEWS AND SKYLINE
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$675,000
KNOCKOUT MiMo waterfront icon on southernmost point of desirable Bay Harbor Islands
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$549,000
Spectacular unit with 180 degrees unobstructed view to the ocean and city
3 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,250,000
BEAUTIFUL CONDO WITH RESORT STYLE LIVING AND DIRECT OCEAN VIEWS
3 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,199,000
NEW CONSTRUCTION - O Residences 2 BR Condo
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$845,000
SERENO CONDO 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,790,000
SERENO CONDO 3 BR Condo
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,790,000
SERENO 3 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,700,000
180 DEGREE WATER VIEW - Williams Island 2 BR Condo
2 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$799,000
INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE STUNNING 4 BED PH AT OPERA TOWER OVER 2000 SQFT OF WIDE OPEN BAY VIEWS
4 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,199,000
304 dollars a square foot - CARLTON TERRACE 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$595,000
Oceana A new spectacular condominium paradise with amazing views to the bay
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,950,000
Spacious light and bright condo in prestigious Bay Harbor Islands
3 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$660,000
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2 BR 2 bath
Penthouse
For Sale
$599,000
This is a beautiful 2 bed 2 - Sereno Bay 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,249,000
ONE BAL HARBOUR 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,650,000
Beautiful Waterfront oasis in Bay Harbour Islands - HARBOR PARK 2 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
2 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$749,900
Kai Bay Harbor 1 BR Condo
1 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$729,000
One of a kind residence in desirable Harbour Islands Two units combined by developer with 3 bedrooms and 3
3 BR 3 bath
Penthouse
For Sale
$2,199,000
Located in the coveted South of fifth neighborhood
1 BR 1 bath
826 sq ft
Condo
For Sale
$595,000
Great Opportunity in Bay Harbor Islands - Bay Harbor Islands 6 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
6 BR 4 bath
Condo
For Sale
$3,100,000
Across from Bal Harbour shops - St. Regis 7 BR Condo
7 BR 7 bath
Condo
For Sale
$23,300,000
Absolutely breathtaking views to the Ocean - Casa del Mar 3 BR Condo
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$2,495,000
Spacious and beautiful apartment in one the newest buildings at Bai Harbor Islands
3 BR 3 bath
Condo
For Sale
$1,400,000
Enjoy The Bay Harbor lifestyle in this exclusive - One by tross 1 BR Condo Bal Harbour Miami
1 BR 2 bath
Condo
For Sale
$754,000
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