The Town of Surfside is a beautiful oceanfront community encompassing the area from 87th Street to 96th Street on Collins Ave and Bay Drive on the west to the Intracoastal, with the City of Miami Beach to the south and Bal Harbour to the north.
Surfside is unique because of its traditional "home town" feeling that makes for a quiet, peaceful and relaxed neighborhood setting. The Town was incorporated in 1935 and is home to approximately 5,800 residents. Surfside is a tranquil, attractive, residential neighborhood with 59% of the households made up of families.
Historic and modern homes are blended with modern high rises and upscale hotels and condominiums. Surfside offers over a mile of public beach that rivals some of the best in the world, and is one of the few Miami single-family communities where you can walk directly to the beach.
Surfside residents do not have to leave the area for much. The Town has a business and commercial district with over 100 restaurants, boutiques, and stores. The world famous Bal Harbour mall; one of the most luxurious malls in America is only 2 blocks away.
The Surfside Community Center is a resource for residents and visitors alike. This unique, multi-purpose facility houses the Surf-Bal-Bay Library, the Tourist Bureau and the Recreation Department. Amenities include an Olympic size swimming pool, public beach access, and an auditorium for shows, special events and receptions.
There are ten golf courses in close proximity to Surfside to please the most avid golf enthusiast. The Surfside Tennis Center has twice been named the best public tennis courts in Miami Beach by the New Times Magazine. The availability of lighted courts and an overall lack of pretentiousness were a few of the reasons that placed Surfside at the top of the list.
This strong and consistent commitment to the quality of life of its residents is why many chose to make Surfside their permanent home and visitors come back again and again.
Surfside at a Glance:
- - Population of 5,800
- - Diverse community with 53% of residents being foreign born
- - 5 miles from South Beach
- - 15 miles from Miami International Airport
- - 18 miles from Ft. Lauderdale- Hollywood Airport
- - 2 blocks from the luxurious Bal Harbour Shops mall