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Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne is an island located between the Atlantic Ocean and Biscayne Bay. It is the southernmost of the barrier islands along the Atlantic coast of Florida, and lies south of Miami Beach, north of Coconut Grove, and southeast of Miami. Known to locals simply as “The Key”, it is connected to Miami and the mainland via the Rickenbacker Causeway. The Village of Key Biscayne, located 7 miles from downtown Miami, is a quiet upscale community surrounded by nature yet close to the excitement of metropolitan downtown Miami and Brickell.

This unique barrier island lies just across Biscayne Bay from Coral Gables and Miami International Airport. The busy Port of Miami, and the action-packed nightlife of Miami Beach are only a 15 minute drive from the Key. The northern portion of Key Biscayne is home to Crandon Park, the middle section of the island consists of the incorporated Village of Key Biscayne which is where real estate is readily available, and the southern part of the island is in Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, and adjacent to Biscayne National Park, one of the two national parks in Miami-Dade County. 

Key Biscayne offers a wide variety of activities including bicycling, tennis, golf, fishing, kite boarding, windsurfing, boating, and sailing.  In addition, the unsurpassed safety of this island paradise and the people of the community, make Key Biscayne not only a popular vacation destination, but also one of the best and most beautiful places to live in the world! There is a variety of housing choices on the Key includes a variety of choices including condominiums, traditional single-family homes and waterfront estate properties, and with a median home price of $650k, it’s no wonder why the Key is ranked amongst the top wealthiest communities nationwide.

Points of interest

  • Miami Seaquarium
  • Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
  • University of Miami’s Rosensteil School of Marine Science
  • Biscayne National Park
  • Crandon Park
  • Links at Key Biscayne
  • Crandon Golf Course
  • Crandon Tennis Center