This coastal suburb promises sleek commercial shopping in metro Miami's northwest.

Aventura's planned paradise of high-rise condos and high-end shopping relaxes a half-hour northwest from downtown Miami. Get your Arnold Palmer to-go and join this lavish waterfront community's retirees and new families for a lazy day of boutique-browsing at the Aventura Mall or opulent yacht-marveling at its local docks. Suburban Miami at its finest, Aventura's easy pace and spotless face promise to pamper.

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On the Map

Aventura is bordered by Golden Beach, North Miami Beach, Ojus, and Sunny Isles Beach

Miami Airport: 30 minutes by car or 1 hour & 30 minutes by public transit
South Beach (5th and Ocean): 30 minutes by car
American Airlines Arena: 25 minutes by car
Bal Harbour Shops: 15 minutes by car

  • Public transit is Difficult
  • Having a car is Easy

Aventura: A Sophisticated Suburb In Northwest Miami

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With the commotion of urban Miami just a half hour away, suburban Aventura is happy to go slower than its big city neighbor.

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Here, residents sip slowly and linger long.

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In Aventura, delicately manicured park spaces edge broad avenues.

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Sleek cars and shiny scooters populate its parking lots.

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Open roads and open sky call for convertibles.

Guests [in Aventura] should expect to be at peace in the middle of all the fun in the city! Walking distance to restaurants, beach and world renowned Aventura Mall. Aventura is clean, safe and fun!"

Suburban Shopping: Going Grand at Aventura Mall

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Exclusive boutiques and national brands make their homes at Aventura Mall, the area's premier weekend destination.

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It's easy to spend hours at Florida's largest mall.

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Mall ahoy!

Exploring the surrounding area, you'll find a golf course, plenty of family restaurants, gourmet supermarkets, and of course the Aventura Mall."

The Harbor: Aventura's Aquatic Respite

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Placidly situated between luxury apartment buildings and luxury labels, Aventura's harbor remains peaceful.

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Yachts moor quietly.

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Calm emanates.

Green Recreation: Out In Aventura

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Lush greenery and paved paths offer simple ways to enjoy Miami's incessant sunshine.

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Aventurans appreciate their neighborhood's open space and slow pace.

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They stretch their leash.

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They soak in the sun.

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Planks for the memories.


Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Graciela Cattarossi

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Graciela Cattarossi is a lifestyle/travel photographer based in Miami. She graduated from Parsons School Of Design in New York and her work is currently  published in magazines such as Condé Nast Traveler, Travel and Leisure, Martha Stewart Living, and Food and Wine. When she is not traveling, she enjoys shooting weddings or other intimate events in Miami or wherever it takes her.