The City of Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Located on a barrier island in the northeast corner of Miami Dade County and known as “Floridaa’s Riviera,” Sunny Isles Beach is nestled midway between downtown Miami and Fort Lauderdale, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Intracoastal Waterway on the west. With its collection of unique motels, the area became a charming vacation destination in the 1950s and ’60s as Motel Row. Since 1997, the city has transformed into a sophisticated mix of luxury high rises like Trump Royale and Trump Palace condominiums and five star hotels like Acqualina Resort and Spa. But Sunny Isles Beach’s most spectacular asset remains the beach, which runs the entire length of the city.

Almost one million vacationers visit Sunny Isles Beach each year to enjoy this beach and outdoor activities such as water sports, boating, fishing and tennis. The landmark Newport Fishing Pier, once known as the Sunny Isles Beach Pier, recently underwent a major renovation; it remains a favorite spot for visitors and locals alike, as do Samson Oceanfront Park with its children’s play area; the three acre Town Center Park, which was once a shopping mall now has a playground, fitness trail and gazebo along with a state protected wetland; Golden Shores Community Park, where you will find playground equipment, picnic tables and swings; Pelican Community Park, Pier Park, which is open 24 hours and has a lifeguard station along with restaurant and Bella Vista Bay Park and Oceania Park, both peaceful respites perfect for strolling or lounging on benches enjoying the scenery. A four acre multi use park, Heritage Park¬† planned as a multi use facility with parking, government office and recreation and one location. And while it’s a serene place to be, there’s plenty to do. Spa lovers should check out the award winning ESPA in the Acqualina Resort and Spa (17875 Collins Ave) The resort houses fine restaurants such a Il Mulino New York, just one of the extraordinary dinning options around the city.

Visitors to the area will find The Sunny Isles Beach Visitor Center, located on the first floor of the Sunny Isles Beach Government Center (18070 Collins Ave) helpful, as it is a one stop resource with information on where to east, shop and enjoy a recreation such as water sports, with T-shirts, beach towels and other souvenirs for sale.  And if you are interested to purchase a condominium on the beach you can always call your Realtor in Sunny Isles Beach Ginna Rojas at 305-710-6015.


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