It’s no surprise that Aventura gets its name from the Spanish word for “adventure.”

Welcome to Aventura

Stylish suburbia with urban accessibility

In northwestern Miami-Dade county, Aventura is tucked inside the Intercoastal Highway west of Golden Beach. It’s no surprise that Aventura gets its name from the Spanish word for “adventure.” This lighthearted, fun-loving community works hard and plays harder. Equidistant from Fort Lauderdale to the north and Miami to the south, Aventura is a suburb with the best of both worlds. Because this is a planned community, Aventura’s streets have been thoughtfully designed, and there is a surplus of transportation options, so the neighborhood is easily navigable. With a wide selection of lavish homes and renovated condominiums, Aventura is accommodating for families of all sizes. Young professionals and established families alike will enjoy Aventura’s proximity to two commercial hotspots, a wealth of arts and cultural opportunities, and stunning outdoor amenities.

One of Aventura’s most notable assets is its astounding shopping destinations. The 2.4-million-square-foot Aventura Mall is renowned for its world-class shopping, and this three-story behemoth has everything from luxury apparel retailers to decadent eateries. With over 280 specialty shops, you’ll want to spend the weekend strolling the boutiques. If you’re craving authentic Italian cuisine, Sicilian Oven has the taste of Southern Italy you’re searching for. Their woodfired pizzas, specialty entrees, and crisp salads keep guests coming back for seconds. Soho Asian Bar & Grill is a kosher dining destination with traditional Japanese and Chinese influences. This one-of-a-kind steakhouse, wok, and sushi restaurant blends eastern and western culinary cultures to create an unforgettable dining experience. At Bourbon Steak Miami, you’ll enjoy Chef Michael Mina’s homage to the classic American steakhouse. To satisfy your sweet tooth, stop into PANI at Aventura Mall. This upscale, all-day eatery has everything from afternoon tea to decadent desserts. The recently constructed Aventura Arts & Cultural Center is a contemporary theatre that hosts theatrical performances from live music to comics to play productions and is the perfect destination for an evening out. To enjoy the Florida sunshine, spend the afternoon at Oleta River State Park. This 1,043-acre parkland is a tropical oasis with bike trails, fishing piers, and plenty of water for paddleboarding explorations. 

Additionally, a plethora of nearby private schools provide families with options when choosing the right educational style for their children, including the Aventura Montessori School, Posnack School, and Hallandale Christian School. 

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Overview for Aventura, FL

39,734 people live in Aventura, where the median age is 50.2 and the average individual income is $56,361. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Aventura, FL

Aventura has 18,624 households, with an average household size of 2.13. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Aventura do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 39,734 people call Aventura home. The population density is 15,004.31 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Aventura, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Aventura. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Don Soffer Aventura High School
9th - 12th
Aventura City Of Excellence School
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Around Aventura, FL

There's plenty to do around Aventura, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Choi Chi Lam Chinese Herb Store, Cake by CM, and VK Dance Arena.

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Dining 2.05 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.81 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.85 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.3 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.93 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.94 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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