Coconut Grove

Nearby students, worldly tourists, and local farmers' market fans find their niche in Coconut Grove.

Down the road from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Coconut Grove's ceaseless energy stems from college students seeking entertainment outside of their dorm rooms. More than an oasis of palm trees and precocious academics, Coconut Grove boasts neighborhood festivals, al fresco dining, outdoor concerts, indoor museums, and day-to-evening attractions along the CocoWalk.

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On the Map

Coconut Grove is bordered by Brickell, Coral Way, and Coral Gables

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Easy

Miami Airport: 15 minutes by car or 1 hour & 5 minutes by public transit
South Beach (5th and Ocean): 15 minutes by car
American Airlines Arena: 10 minutes by car
Bal Harbour Shops: 30 minutes by car

A Casual College-Town Destination

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Coconut Grove might be Miami's oldest neighborhood, but this energetic area doesn't act its age.

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University of Miami students and young professionals add vibrancy to "The Grove," a neighborhood whose popularity has remained steady since 1825.

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Outdoor malls, shopping corridors, and coffee shops provide an endless array of activity.

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The North Grove is known for its lush tropical greenery, large trees of all kinds, and lots of shade, peacocks, and parrots. It is perfect for a vacation."

A Taste for the Outdoors: Patio Dining In Coconut Grove

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In Coconut Grove, dining is casual and outdoor seating is optimal.

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Here, the sun is a side dish.

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Live music, beer on tap, and neighborhood bar-and-grills comprise The Grove's everyday menu.

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We'll take the bait.

Personal Business In Coconut Grove

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Local art galleries, eclectic knick-knack shops, and upscale grocers sprinkle Coconut Grove.

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Coconut Grove is an amazing, artistic neighborhood full of restaurants, shops, and tourist attractions."

An Artisanal Community at the Coconut Grove Arts Festival

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For three days every February, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival invites artisans from around the world to sell their handicrafts.

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The festival has attracted craft enthusiasts to Coconut Grove for over 50 years.

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Cultural Attractions In Coconut Grove

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As one of Florida's oldest neighborhoods, Coconut Grove is a sightseer's paradise.

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Built primarily between 1914 and 1916 by industrial magnate James Deering, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens showcases landscaping with French, Italian, Cuban, and Floridian influences.

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The museum boasts over seventy rooms, with an emphasis on the decorative arts.

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The Miami Science Museum brings an educational and entertaining edge to The Grove.

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Playtime In The Grove

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Boasting over a dozen public green spaces, getting outdoors in Coconut Grove is a walk in the park.

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The neighborhood's recreational spaces are perfect for early morning kite-flying, after-class picnics, or after-work volleyball matches.

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Nice dig.

High-Rises and Cozy Homes In Coconut Grove

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From high-rises to beach cottages, nearly every kind of housing option exists in The Grove.

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Many properties extend into the water.

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Drop anchor.

Photography

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 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.

Graciela Cattarossi

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Angel Valentín has been  a professional photojournalist since 1990. His career has taken him all over the Caribbean and Latin America. Valentín has photographed world leaders, executives, athletes and celebrities in countless situations. He is a Pulitzer Prize finalist, winner (staff) and recipient of countless awards. After 18 years as a staff photographer, he has been a freelance photographer since 2009.

Angel Valentin

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