The Perfect Location, Near The Aventura
Mall and Top Sunny Isles Beach Attractions
The Aventura Mall is an upscale super-regional shopping mall in Aventura, Florida, located just 1 mile from our hotel. It is the largest conventional shopping mall in Florida and the third largest shopping center in the United States. The mall has three floors of retail space, comprising of more than 300 retailers. In addition, there is a food court with eighteen fast food eateries, as well as several chains and other restaurants at the mall’s entrance.
Sawgrass Mills Mall
Sawgrass Mills is a shopping mall operated by the Simon Property Group, in Sunrise, Florida, and a city in Broward County. With 2,383,906 square feet of retail selling space, it is the seventh largest mall in the United States, the largest single story mall in the U.S., and the second largest in Florida. The mall opened in 1990 and has been expanded four times since then, most recently in 2013. There are over 300 retail outlets and name brand discounters, with anchors including Off 5th, J.C. Penney Outlet, and Super Target.
Because of its size, Sawgrass Mills is divided into three parts: the main mall with four main “Avenue” sections and a “Fashion Avenue” subsection; the “Oasis”, an outdoor component opened in 1999 including Regal 23 Cinemas, Ron Jon Surf Shop, and Nordstrom Rack and “The Colonnade Outlets at Sawgrass” opened in 2006 as an upscale lifestyle area with shops and restaurants, anchored by Last Call! Neiman Marcus. Additionally, there are numerous “out parcel” stores and plazas.
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Rich in history, Gulfstream Park has been host to many of the world’s greatest stars of thoroughbred racing since opening its doors in 1939. Each winter the world’s top thoroughbred contenders pass through Gulfstream Park with their eye on Triple Crown glory. In 2006, Gulfstream Park entered a new era with the completion of a state-of-the-art clubhouse and the addition of an elegant and exciting casino – complete with 850 Vegas-style slot machines and 20 live action poker tables.
The Village at Gulfstream Park is South Florida’s premier outdoor shopping and entertainment destination, featuring a sizzling collection of fashion boutiques, home accessory shops, signature restaurants, outdoor cafes and nightclubs
Delight in unique fashions from clothing retailers such as Charming Charlie and Gabriel & Ko.; indulge in home furnishings from favorites like Crate and Barrel, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Z Gallerie and West Elm; enjoy an eclectic assortment of unique dining and entertainment experiences including, Texas de Brazil, Yardhouse, Martini Bar, and joining year, Strike X and Cool de Sac.
Oleta River State Park
The Oleta River State Park is the largest urban park in the Florida State Park system. The park is located on 1043 acres (4.2 km) – 993 acres (4.0 km) of land and 50 acres (0.2 km) of inland water – on Biscayne Bay, in the northeastern end of the city of North Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida, and adjoins the Biscayne Bay Campus of Florida International University. In some documents, the park is designated as the Oleta River State Recreation Area. The park contains one of the largest concentrations of Australian Pine trees (an invasive species) found in a Florida State Park. Here you have the opportunity to bond with the nature.
North Miami Beach
North Miami Beach (commonly referred to as NMB) is a Miami suburban city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States. Originally named Fulford in 1926 after Captain William H. Fulford of the United States Coast Guard, the city was incorporated in 1927 as Fulford, but was renamed North Miami Beach in 1931. The population was 40,786 at the 2000 census. As of 2007, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 38,201.
Bal Harbour Shops
Bal Harbour Shops is an upscale, open-air shopping mall in Bal Harbour, a wealthy suburb of Miami Beach, Florida, known internationally for its luxury retail. Located at approximately 5 miles from our hotel, Bal Harbour Shops is owned by the Whitman family and is one of the few remaining family-owned malls in the nation. There is a waiting list at the shopping center which has operated at 100% occupancy for several decades. Demand for additional space by many existing retailers continues to grow with numerous luxury brands, including Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel, Tory Burch, Prada, Audemars Piguet, Loro Piana and Brioni expanding their presence in 2012 and 2013. In March 2013, Chanel reopened its new concept boutique with an all-encompassing interior and exterior renovation.
In December 2012, Yves Saint Laurent opened its first new concept boutique Saint Laurent Paris in the United States. New stores opening in 2013 include: Swiss luxury jeweler De Grisogono, Etro, Scoop and Lalique.
Bal Harbour Shops, which has ranked No. 1, in the U.S. for decades in productivity based on sales per square foot, recently ranked No. 1 in the world, according to the September 2012 cover story in the International Council of Shopping CenterÔÇÖs Shopping Centers Today magazine. With just two exceptions (following the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001 and the recession of 2008), sales at Bal Harbour Shops have increased every single year since its opening in 1965.
Museum of Contemporary Art
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) is a museum located in the heart of downtown North Miami, Florida. The 23,000-square-foot (2,100 m2) structure was designed by the internationally acclaimed architecture firm Gwathmey Siegel & Associates Architects, New York, which worked in conjunction with the Miami firm of Gelabert-Navia to create the building.