Welcome to Coral Gables
An elegant city boasting world-famous landmarks and picturesque greenspace
Nestled inside metropolitan Miami, the community of Coral Gables combines luxurious living with Mediterranean-style architecture and lush, natural greenery to create a one-of-a-kind experience that makes its residents forget they live near the heart of an urban city. Its immersive arts and cultural scene, lively downtown, and infamous outdoor landmarks are surrounded by waterfront mansions, charming Spanish-style villas, and spacious contemporary abodes. Dubbed “The City Beautiful” for its intricate architecture and vibrant color, it’s no surprise this elite neighborhood is one of South Florida’s sparkling gems.
What to Love
Located less than 10 miles from the bustling action of downtown Miami
An upscale downtown offering premier shopping, including highly-popular Miracle Mile
A rich culture home to famed historical landmarks
Tree-lined streets providing shade and scenic views ideal for walking
An abundance of world-class eateries and vibrant entertainment opportunities
Residents of Coral Gables enjoy an urban-suburban ambiance. With a lively downtown, lush landscaping, unique architecture, and close proximity to sparkling seawater, this sought-after community feels like a year-round vacation for its citizens.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Enjoy delicious seafood favorites while seated on a waterfront terrace at Redfish by Chef Adrianne. This seaside venue couples beautiful views with mouthwatering cuisine to create a memorable fine-dining experience. Choose from an expansive menu with entrees like poached sea bass, brown sugar-crusted salmon, sea scallops, and whole Maine lobster. The restaurant’s extensive beverage list includes handcrafted cocktails and glasses of aged wine to pair with the delectable bites offered. Enjoy prime-aged beef in a sophisticated setting at Morton’s Steakhouse. Located in the heart of Coral Gables, guests are presented with a menu boasting flavorful meats like filet mignon, prime New York strip, bone-in ribeye, and prime porterhouse. At the bar, guests can find themselves sipping on signature and seasonal cocktails, various wines, and both domestic and imported beer for ultimate enjoyment.
Coral Gables is a shopper’s paradise. Peruse high-end fashion retailers at the Shops at Merrick Park, an open-air mall situated downtown. Luxe retailers and designers like Gucci, Johnny Was, and Louis Vuitton can be found here. Pick up the latest fashion trends at Anthropologie, Cole Haan, or Madewell, and afterward, treat yourself to a new piece of jewelry at Pandora or Tiffany & Co. When you’ve perused every store, set off along Miracle Mile, Coral Gables’ half-mile downtown strip featuring classy boutiques and upmarket shops.
Things to Do
Immerse yourself in a theatrical production at Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre. Purchase a ticket to watch mainstage performances of theater classics or take an adult acting class. Admire vibrant flowers and tropical landscapes at the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Afterward, spend the afternoon at one of Coral Gables’ most popular landmarks: the Venetian Pool. Fed by spring water from an underground aquifer, this natural wonder is the perfect way to beat the Miami heat.
Coral Gables is served by the Miami-Dade School District and is home to exemplary private and public institutions. Noteworthy schools and universities include:
- George W. Carver Elementary School, grades Pre-K–5
- Coral Gables Preparatory Academy, grades Pre-K–8
- Henry S. West Laboratory School, grades K–8
- Somerset Gables Academy, grades K–8
- George W. Carver Middle School, grades 6–8
- Ponce de Leon Middle School, grades 6–8
- Coral Gables Senior High School, grades 9–12
- International Studies Preparatory Academy, grades 9–12
The French-American School of Miami, grades Pre-K–5
Saint Thomas Episcopal Parish School, grades Pre-K–5
Saint Phillip’s Episcopal School, grades Pre-K–5
Riviera Day School and Riviera Preparatory School, grades preschool–8
Saint Theresa Catholic School, grades Pre-K–8
Gulliver Academy, Pre-K–8
Gulliver Preparatory School, grades 9–12
The University of Miami, post-secondary