Welcome to Aventura
Premier location for upscale shopping and luxury experiences
Aventura lives up to its name, which translates to adventure in Spanish. Located just 17 miles north of Miami between Hollywood and Ft. Lauderdale on Florida's southern Atlantic coast, the area is a premier destination for golf, fine dining, and upscale shopping.
With easy access to the state's major thoroughfares, South Florida's major attractions are only a short drive away. Year-round sunshine and its proximity to the beach make Aventura an ideal location for those searching for an adventurous outdoor lifestyle.
What to Love
- Aventura Mall
- Proximity to Miami and South Florida's top attractions
- Upscale shopping and fine-dining options
- Golf courses
- Luxury amenities
The Intracoastal Waterway traverses Aventura, providing ample opportunity for boating, sailing, and other watersport activities. With some of South Florida's finest beaches only minutes away, Aventura is an ideal hub for enjoying the amenities without the crowds often found in neighboring towns.
Luxury is commonplace in Aventura, with an upscale vibe surrounding the area's many shopping and dining venues. There are two local golf courses, and wellness spas are plentiful.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
The Aventura Mall is the largest shopping center in Florida, featuring high-end retail shops, luxe designer boutiques, upscale eateries, an interactive playground, and much more. The chic three-story mall draws an international crowd, offering brands such as Burberry, Cartier, and Louis Vuitton. Located inside the new section of the mall, Serafina Miami is a favorite spot for locals seeking an authentic Italian culinary experience. This modern terrace is a fantastic place for enjoying a glass of wine after a long day of shopping.
Another Italian restaurant offering refined dining and homemade pasta is La Montanara. The venue provides an elegant ambiance for enjoying an intimate meal and delectable desserts.
A short drive from Aventura is Las Olas Boulevard, an upscale shopping district in Ft. Lauderdale that rivals that of Miami. There are chic boutiques, luxe shops, and art galleries galore, with high-end restaurants, bars, and coffee shops readily available. Eddie V's Prime Seafood serves prime steak and seafood in a relaxed atmosphere with an extensive wine list and live jazz music in the cocktail lounge.
Things to Do
âme Spa & Wellness Collective, located inside the JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa, is a full-service spa that spans three floors and features a fitness center, beauty salon, holistic rejuvenation center, and an extensive array of calming spa treatments.
At Turnberry Isle Country Club, patrons can enjoy one of Miami's most prestigious golf courses. As South Florida's "landmark of luxury," members are granted unlimited access to world-class golf, spa, fitness, and tennis facilities. The Turnberry Marina features a state-of-the-art dock system with 68 slips to accommodate vessels up to 160 feet. It offers unsurpassed service, and marina members receive JW Marriot Miami Turnberry Resort & Spa privileges.
The Aventura Arts & Cultural Center hosts a variety of diverse performances, including classical music, comedians, dance recitals, and dramatic plays. The Center is the premier destination for art-minded individuals, providing superior lighting and acoustics.
A favorite spot among locals is the Aventura Circle, a 3-mile paved walking path that is wheelchair and stroller accessible. There are stunning views of the surrounding golf course, a duck-filled lake, and comfortable seating areas for unwinding. Founders Park offers walking trails, a playground and splash pad for children, and numerous sports courts for all to enjoy.