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The best Airbnbs in Miami

Looking for a luxurious lakefront mansion or a goat-friendly treehouse? These Miami Airbnbs have that and more.

Written by
Ryan Pfeffer
Alex Floyd-Douglass
Jennifer Banful

Your search for the right Airbnb Miami rental is important. Because after you’re done finding the best Cuban sandwich in Miami, and drinking your way through the best bars in Miami, and—finally—grabbing some of the best drunk food in Miami, you’ll need a comfortable spot to rest. But the right Miami Airbnb can be so much more than just a place to crash at night.

Just look at some of the ridiculously awesome Airbnbs we’ve found. We have a treehouse with goats (seriously), private guesthouses with pools, and Wynwood warehouses with eye-popping visuals. So don’t settle for the first hotel that comes up on Google – see Miami like a local. 

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Who makes the cut? While we might not stay in every Airbnb featured, we've based our list on top reviews, hosts and amenities to find you the best stays. This article includes affiliate links. These links have no influence on our editorial content. For more information, see our affiliate guidelines.

Best Miami Airbnbs

The contemporary condo in the Design District
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1. The contemporary condo in the Design District

This uber-modern Airbnb in Miami is ideal for a weekend getaway to one of Florida's sunniest cities. From the free parking and Wi-Fi to the resort-style amenities including a fitness center and a yoga studio, you'll have everything you need to relax in style. As for the condo, it comes fully equipped so you can eat, drink and sleep in a space that feels just like home. A worthy mention is the faux grass-lined balcony giving you a breath of fresh air whenever you need it. 

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests.
The mood? Stylish and modern.
Location perks?We love the poolside cabanas overlooking Biscayne Bay and the relaxing co-working lounge.
Budget range? Decent rates per night for a luxurious stay.

The lakeside mansion in West End
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2. The lakeside mansion in West End

Keen to stay on your own private lake in Miami? This stunning Airbnb in Miami's West End can give you exactly that – complete with a wooden deck for soaking up the afternoon sun in between dips in the water. As for the home, it's a seven-bedroom mansion with four bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and so... many... amenities. There's the private lake and artificial beach, a BBQ, and lawn games like cornhole, a pool table, a basketball court, a ping pong table, mini golf, and kayaks – not to mention the heated pool and hot tub. Where to start? Your guess is as good as ours. Enjoy. 

Rooms? Seven bedrooms. Sleeps 16 or more.
The mood? Modern luxury meets the tropics.
Location perks? This gorgeous home has been meticulously crafted with relaxation in mind, maximising those gorgeous sunsets over the lake with a dreamy turquoise pool.
Budget range? A luxury escape – Ideal for large family vacations or a bachelor/bachelorette party.

The bohemian bird house in Homestead
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3. The bohemian bird house in Homestead

Hoping to find your zen on your Miami trip? This tiny home is the perfect Airbnb for you. With a focus on the outdoors and finding serenity, this bohemian dream has all you need to reconnect with nature and leave the world behind for a few days. Affectionally named the "Bird Tiny House", this home has clearly been given a lot of love by its owners and it shows. Inside, the decor is minimalist but cozy – sleeping up to four guests, although a couple is recommended – although the main event is the magical garden. From koi fish ponds to natural features, this eco-friendly home has all you could ever want from a stay in the heart of nature.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps four guests.
The mood? Contemporary oasis.
Location perks? You'll discover the true meaning of tranquillity while retreating to the mesmerising ponds and zen gardens. Budget? A luxury family vacation.

The quirky mansion in Westview
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4. The quirky mansion in Westview

If you're looking for an Airbnb in Miami that has endless tricks up its sleeve, this is the one for you. From the movie theater to the nightclub room and all the wild amenities in between, this unique mansion truly has it all. It sleeps up to 15 guests across five bedrooms and 10 beds and has five full bathrooms available. Other quirky features include the games room including a pool table, the huge outdoor pool and patio, and kayaks available to transport you to your very own private island. What's that? MTV Cribs eat your heart out. 

Rooms? Five bedrooms. Sleeps 15 guests. 
The mood? Wake up 'feeling like P-Diddy'.
Location perks? There's something to suit every mood including a poolside dining area, movie theatre, disco room, gym and more.
Budget range? A great value group booking.

The luxury apartment on the Bay Harbor Islands
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5. The luxury apartment on the Bay Harbor Islands

Located on its own island (yes, really), this Miami Airbnb has so much to offer. Featuring two bedrooms and three bathrooms in a clean yet modern style, this apartment is ideal for a city getaway with your pals – especially if saying you stayed on an island is up there with valid bragging rights in your circle. Head to the sky-view rooftop and make use of the stunning outdoor pool. Alternatively, soak up the sea that surrounds you from the comfort of your own (rented) home. Either way, dive in – it's worth it.

Rooms? Two bedrooms. Sleeps six guests. 
The mood? Swanky and modern. 
Location perks? Wonderful skyline views of the city and the harbour from the pool. 
Budget range? A high-end vacation rental ideal for families.

The goat-friendly treehouse in Little River
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6. The goat-friendly treehouse in Little River

Animal lovers (who don’t mind sleeping in nature) should book one of Miami’s only treehouse Airbnbs quickly. The host of this well-crafted and lovingly-reviewed treehouse is a permaculture farmer whose Little Haiti property is populated by goats, emus, honeybees, roosters, and cats. Built into a giant Pithecellobium tree, the tri-level treehouse features wraparound balconies, an outdoor shower, and a comfy, mosquito netting-draped double bed. Common areas available to guests include an outdoor kitchen, a volleyball court, a coin-operated laundry center, and the freshest eggs you’ve ever cracked open.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Out in the wild. 
Location perks? There's a real essence of community spirit at the farm, while Little Haiti itself has a vibrant art scene and history.
Budget range? A cheap and cheerful stay for those who don't mind roughing it out a little.

The backyard oasis in Biscayne Park
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7. The backyard oasis in Biscayne Park

Perhaps the biggest risk in booking this Airbnb is that you might never want to leave the property. The cottage itself is nice enough to make you do just that, but the real selling point here is the backyard – with its sapphire blue pool, overhead string lights, tiki hut lounge, and lush greenery. When you do finally manage to leave the house, you’re just a short jump from the picturesque Miami Beach neighborhood of Surfside.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Whisked away to the tropics.
Location perks? When you need a break from the fun and games, this quiet residential area is the perfect spot for some downtime beneath the lush palm trees. 
Budget range? An affordable steal.

The Havana cottage near Spring Garden
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8. The Havana cottage near Spring Garden

This open-concept cottage is a tropical hideout. Two guests can fit comfortably in the space, which offers a homey interior and lush yard perfect for morning coffee or sunset drinks. Those string lights above the outdoor dining table just seal the deal on this sneaky find.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Afternoon tea meets the tropics. 
Location perks? This secret garden will make you feel like you're miles away despite being super close to downtown.
Budget range? A pocket-friendly weekend. 

The boho bungalow in Upper East Side
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9. The boho bungalow in Upper East Side

This backyard bungalow is a trip. According to the host, she built the tiny house on wheels in the summer of 2016 and has since outfitted it with Wifi, cable, a bathroom, a kitchen, and a charming patio. It’s almost too cute to handle — and the location is great as well. The Upper Eastside is a laid-back neighborhood that’s not too far from any of Miami’s main attractions.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests.
The mood? Rainbow bliss. 
Location perks? This dig is located in Miami's trendy Upper East Side – home to art lovers and hipsters alike, and close to the Design District and Biscayne Boulevard.
Budget range? Uber affordable. 

The cute condo in Morningside
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10. The cute condo in Morningside

Sitting right on the essential Biscayne Boulevard, this condo provides some modern comforts in the vintage neighborhood of MiMo. You’ll have a washer/dryer, stove, oven, and dishwasher at your disposal — and room for up to four guests to squeeze in. You’re only a short Uber away from Wynwood and Downtown, too. There’s even a cute dining room table for a family meal.

Rooms? One bedroom. Sleeps two guests. 
The mood? Modern and sleek. 
Location perks? Close to Miami's nightlife, shops and of course the beach. 
Budget range? Not bad between two.


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