The unique village of Coconut Grove occupies a southern portion of Miami and borders beautiful Biscayne Bay. Once home to an eccentric community of artisans, Coconut Grove retains a charming bohemian flavor. Paying tribute to its bohemian roots, the community hosts The Goombay Festival each June with food, music and dancing. On a larger scale, the nationally acclaimed Coconut Grove Arts Festival attracts over 150,000 visitors each year. During the festival, the streets of Coconut Grove overflow with live musical performances, festive cuisine and artwork from hundreds of renowned artists.
Beyond its colorful festivals, Coconut Grove offers a host of year-round attractions. Coconut Grove Playhouse, a historic theatre, has produced popular live theatre productions for over 50 years. Coconut Grove also serves up a plateful of dining options, including a wide selection of open-air cafes. Coconut Grove offers plenty of shopping opportunities, too. Two open-air malls, CocoWalk and Streets of Mayfair, feature upscale shops, restaurants, galleries and movie theaters. Dozens more boutiques and art galleries cluster along the sidewalks of Coconut Grove. By night, Coconut Grove’s chic nightclubs fill with a vibrant collection of locals, tourists and students from the nearby University of Miami.
Hotels located in Coconut Grove include upscale accommodations, like The Grove Isle Hotel & Spa, Mayfair Hotel & Spa and Marriott Miami Dadeland. Other comfortable hotels near Coconut Grove include Grand Bay Miami hotel and Residence Inn-Coconut Grove. Coconut Grove lies approximately 7 miles from Miami International Airport.