Welcome to Coral Gables
Planned in 1920, Coral Gables is the most charming, lavish neighborhood in Miami, Florida. Its beautiful tree-lined avenues, lush parks, and stunning Mediterranean-themed houses will make you feel the community's unique charm once you set foot here.
This historic neighborhood is seven miles from downtown Miami and neighbors other affluent areas like Westchester, South Miami, and Coral Terrace. It is home to people who work downtown and those who need to stay close to acclaimed educational institutions, shops, restaurants, nightclubs, art galleries, boutiques, and banks.
Most of the homes in Coral Gables feature Mediterranean renaissance architecture with modern touch-ups from Dutch, Italian, and French styles. The beautiful and charming houses have state-of-the-art interiors offering sublime comfort and convenience.
What to Love
- Luxury ivy-covered mansions
- Wide, tree-lined streets
- Proximity to downtown Miami
- Top-end shops, hotels, and resorts
- Thriving local culture
Though located near busy Miami, the grand Coral Gables has magnificent trees lining its streets, giving it a beautiful, green countryside feel. This neighborhood is also calm throughout the day, making it an excellent place to spend quality time.
Established on the outskirts of a busy city, the historic Coral Gables is a wonderland for people who need convenience closer to home. Grand shopping complexes, learning centers, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants, galleries, and clubs are a stroll or short drive away from wherever you stay.
During free time, the friendly locals in this European-style town like meeting at coffee or wine shops, relaxing with family at the community's incredible parks, window shopping, and leisurely strolling on the tree-lined streets.
Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping
Built in the 1920s, the historic hotel Biltmore lies in the heart of this affluent community. It serves classic meals in a setting characterized by carved mahogany furnishings, travertine floors, lavish gardens, and intricate glass fixtures. It is an excellent place to dine and kick back during weekends and holidays.
Besides Biltmore, foodies within this community rate Merrick Park Restaurants among the top eateries to enjoy savory meals. From handcrafted cocktails to desserts and cuisines, the Merrick Park Restaurants offer every delicacy you need to sample.
Other most sought eateries in this community include Orno, offering varied American fare; Hillstone, selling handcrafted steaks and cocktails; and Caffe Abbracci, offering delicious Italian meals.
For shopping, no other place rivals the Miracle Mile shopping district. This tree-lined, beautifully landscaped shopping district hosts an array of top-class restaurants, spas, salons, shopping complexes, boutiques, theaters, and coffee shops. It is the right place to buy the necessary fashion, healthcare, beauty, and household products.
If you want to learn some history, this neighborhood's Coral Gables Museum is ideal for hanging out. Built to celebrate the 1920's planned community of Coral Gables, the museum offers exhibitions, publications, and collections to enable you to appreciate the history of Coral Gables.
Things to Do
When it comes to fun things, you never run out of options in beautiful Coral Gables. Locals enjoy quality time on the weekends and holidays at the Venetian Pool, a recreational spot with caves and waterfalls for fun water activities.
Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden is the center point of outdoor activities in Coral Gables. The garden has over 3,000 wildlife species, lush tropical forests, and coastal habitats, making it a sublime oasis for picnics, casual strolls, romantic dates, and other outdoor fun.
The charming Gables tends to be one of the few residential communities that value sports. Unsurprisingly, it boasts Salvadore Park Tennis Center and Jaycee Park, playgrounds where locals train in tennis, basketball, and volleyball.
Some of the top-rated schools serving this affluent community of Coral Gables include:
- Gulliver Academy and Prep, PK–12, overall best sports programs
- Riviera School, PK–12, best PK-12 private school
- KLA Schools, daycare, North Bay Village's leading daycare
- ISCHS, 9–12, 2020 College Success Award
- Gables Montessori, K–1, American Montessori Society approval
- Somerset Gables Academy, K–8, best public elementary and middle schools in Florida
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