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Sunny Isles Beach


General Overview

Sunny Isles Beach is nicknamed as “Florida’s Riviera”, thanks to its culturally diverse coastal, resort community. Its white-sand beaches create the perfect backdrop for upscale condos and apartments in the neighborhood. 

The sunny community of Sunny Isles Beach has a total area of 1.81 square miles, with 1.01 square miles of land and 0.80 square miles of water. It has a population of 21,804. 


Sunny Isles Beach is situated on a barrier island in Miami-Dade County and surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and Intracoastal Waterway. Golden Beach and Haulover Park are Sunny Isles Beach’s equally stunning neighbors. Sunny Isles is also easily accessible from both the Miami and Fort Lauderdale airports.

Real Estate Community in Sunny Isles Beach

Average Land Area/House Square Feet

Sizes of floor plans of condos in Sunny Isles Beach range from 948 square feet to 1,549 square feet. Single-family homes start at 1,511 square feet and can be around 5,008 square feet. Some larger estates can reach up to 9,350 square feet to 11,000 square feet.

Common Property Types or House Styles

Sunny Isles is an up-and-coming resort area, where luxury condominiums and apartments make up a huge chunk of the residential property population. These properties feature 2-6 bedrooms and waterfront views. A lot of these properties offer access to a swimming pool and have spa and gym facilities. 

There are still single-family homes in the neighborhood as well, but not as popular as condos and hotels. 

Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types

Resort-style condominiums dominate the residential property market in Sunny Isles Beach. Single-family homes have mid-century, modern, and Mediterranean-style architecture.

Average Market Pricing

Condos for sale in Sunny Isles Beach have a median sales price of $328,950. Sunny Isles Beach homes for sale range from $675,000 to $4,400,000. 

Living in Sunny Isles

General Cost of Living

The cost of living in Sunny Isles Beach scores 128.3 on the cost of living index, higher than the 100 national cost of living score. The main factor that contributes to the high cost of living is housing. 


August is the hottest month in Sunny Isles Beach. The highest average temperature is 90°F. January has the coldest nighttime temperature, with an average of 57°F. The most pleasant months in terms of weather are December, February, and March.

Employment/Job Opportunities

The most profitable industries in Sunny Isles Beach are health care, arts and entertainment, legal, architecture, engineering, and information technology.


Residents like to dine along Collins Avenue, where the concentration of mouthwatering dining options are. Al fresco dining at beachfront restaurants are also plentiful. Here are the top restaurants in the area: Lettuce & Tomato, Kabobji, Holi Vegan Kitchen & Bar, Sea Grill, Houston’s Restaurant, Casablanca Restaurant, and Chayhana Oasis.


Miami-Dade County Public Schools serve Sunny Isles. Students living in Sunny Isles go to the following educational institutions: Ruth K. Broad Bay Harbor K-8 Center, Aventura City of Excellence School, Hollywood Academy of Arts and Science Middle School, Norman S. Edelcup/Sunny Isles Beach K-8, Virginia A Boone-Highland Oaks School, Aventura Waterways K-8 Center, Mater Academy Miami Beach, Mast at Florida International University, Hibiscus Elementary School, Highland Oaks Middle School, Dr. Michael M. Krop Senior High School, Hollywood Academy of Arts & Science, and Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High Biscayne Bay Campus.


The Community Services Department of Sunny Isles provides shuttle services within the neighborhood, free of charge. It has three different routes and is operational all week.

Parks, Recreational Activities, and Attractions

Laid-back living is what Sunny Isles Beach is all about. One of the most popular activities is just enjoying the one-mile stretch of beach. Head to Collins Avenue for a wide array of international shops and restaurants to choose from.

Dezer Collection can be found in Sunny Isles Beach. It is an automobile museum and events place where 1,200 vehicles are showcased, including vehicles used in James Bond movies.

Oleta River State Park offers kayaking, biking, and hiking opportunities with a view of Biscayne Bay. Meanwhile, residents go to Pelican Community Park for fitness memberships, recreation programs, facility rentals, and cultural events.

If you want to be next to the stunning white-sand beaches of Sunny Isle Beach year-round, let The Jills Zeder Group help you find the property suited for your lifestyle. Contact us at 305.722.5721 or 305.341.7447 to get started.

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Area:Sunny Isles Beach
Re-Sale Price Range:$500,000-$4,750,000
Rental Price Range:$5,000-$69,000

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