Welcome to Coconut Grove
A trendy and historic community with tropical landscapes, marinas, parks, and walkable shops.
Welcome to Coconut Grove, Fla. This hip, boheme-vibe community is well known for its lush tropical landscape, canopy tree lined streets embellished with coral rock walls, various waterfront parks, cycling and jogging paths, world-class dining, shops, marinas and endless charm. Coconut Grove is rich in culture and one of the most popular communities in Miami.
Coconut Grove is one of Miami’s oldest neighborhoods. Initially a farming community, Coconut Grove became a popular residential area as the city of Miami expanded. Today, it is an affluent community in Miami with beautiful real estate close to the beach.
In addition to its colorful history, Coconut Grove boasts an array of architectural styles, including bungalows mixed with ultra modern homes and aligned rows of high rise luxury condos directly across from the marina (plus lots of green open spaces). It’s also one of the best places to live in Miami if you love the outdoors and tropical landscape a private oasis a short drive from all the action.
The best way to experience Coconut Grove is to walk around and explore the many waterfront parks, and neighborhoods that make up this unique area. There are two distinct areas of Coconut Grove: South Grove (closer to South Miami and Coral Gables) and North Grove (closer to Brickell, Key Biscayne, and Downtown). Both South Grove and North Grove adjoin Main Street Highway, your connection to quaint shops and restaurants. All told, you’ll find the community has an eclectic mix of people and cultures.
What to Love
- CocoWalk open-air shopping mall
- Small-town feel with lively activities
- Waterfront dining
- Regatta Harbour
- Walkable shops, eateries
- Luxury homes near Key Biscayne
- Close to Brickell, Downtown and Miami International Airport
Coconut Grove is the largest historic district in South Florida and is considered one of the most desirable places to live in Miami. Coconut Grove is a unique place where Spanish, Portuguese, and Cuban cultures collide and where the area's rich history comes to life. The community is home to some of the best restaurants and bars and is only a short drive from world-class attractions such as the Miami International Airport and Bayside Marketplace.
The area also boasts a large marina complex, where you can find some of the finest sailing and boating on the Intracoastal Waterway. The Coconut Grove Sailing Club
holds sailing events and classes year-round, including a busy season of annual regattas. The community is a place where beautiful architecture, stunning bay views, and world-class shopping all come together to create an incredible lifestyle. The small-town feel and friendly, down-to-earth people have made it a popular place to live and enjoy life.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Peacock Garden Resto Bar + Grill
is a vibrant tropical dining space with lush greenery, an open terrace, and historical Coconut Grove photographs. The restaurant has a diverse menu, including meats, seafood, pasta, salads, and more.
Glass & Vine
is a hip eatery with indoor and outdoor seating options in Peacock Park. The restaurant serves European-style dishes with seafood, meat, vegetables, and seasonal favorites. Sapore di Mare
is an upscale Italian restaurant with a nautical theme and chic décor. The sophisticated restaurant serves coastal and Italian cuisine, including fresh-made pasta.
Things to Do
The Kampong National Tropical Botanical Garden
is on Biscayne Bay in the community and features a wide variety of tropical fruit and flowering trees and plants. The Kampong collection has stunning gardens with plants from Southeast Asia, Central America, and the Caribbean. Locals can participate in tours and educational programs at the national garden.
Billed as the art event of the year, the Coconut Grove Art Festival
captivates locals and guests each February. The Festival began in 1963 and has evolved from a clothesline arts fair to one of the largest outdoor arts festivals in the U.S. It’s a non-profit event and proceeds fund year-round arts programs.
David T. Kennedy Park
is a beautiful coastal space with bike paths, open lawns, outdoor gym equipment, waterfront areas, volleyball, and playgrounds.
Vizcaya Museum & Gardens
is a Gilded Age estate with formal gardens, a mangrove shoreline, and rocky hammocks. The natural beauty of the area is a national historic landmark.
A short walk from downtown Coconut Grove, Regatta Harbour
is a waterfront hub where residents can enjoy nature, socialize, and patronize the businesses moving into the Harbour’s 55,000 square feet of retail space. Yoga studios, cafes, and boutiques make Regatta Harbour a viable everyday location; as a visitor, you can walk, bike, or boat to the area via Biscayne Bay.
Miami Dade Public Schools
is a substantial district, the fourth-largest in the United States, that serves more than 334,000 K-12 students and adult learners. Aside from traditional schools, the district includes more than 150 charter schools around the county. Students may attend: