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The elegant island of Sunny Isles Beach is home to one of the best seaside resorts in the United States and one of the most luxurious communities in the world. There are approximately 3 kilometers of coastline that offer beautiful and paradisiacal beaches. Some of the most expensive residential condos in the world are on the island. This is the case with the Porsche Design Tower and Armani Residences. Sunny Isles borders the neighborhoods of Aventura and Bal Harbor, two neighborhoods dear to Brazilians for housing two of the main shopping centers in the city: 1 – Aventura Mall and 2 – Bal Harbor Shops.

5 things to do in Sunny Isles Beach

In recent years the island of Sunny Isles has received numerous new residential developments of the highest standard. In the wake of this urban transformation, the neighborhood received new restaurants and establishments. In this article we have listed 5 different programs to do in Sunny Isles Beach.

1 – Have a coffee at Granier Bakery and feel like you’re in Europe

The Spanish bakery Granier, originally from Barcelona, ​​has a unit in Sunny Isles Beach. Treat yourself to a typical European breakfast. The Granier offers a variety of breads, sweets, coffees, natural juices and meals. How about a tasty croissant? You will hardly find in Miami an equal and even more European style bakery.

The first Granier Bakery opened in 2010 in Barcelona. Today the chain already has more than 380 units spread across Spain, Portugal, Italy, England and the United States. In Miami the Granir has stores in Sunny Isles, Biscayne, Brickell and Doral.

Find out more about the Granier Bakery in Miami.

2 – “Breathe” peace and tranquility walking through Haulover Beach Park

Sunny Isles Beach offers an amazing park by the beach. In this part of the shore there are no buildings and nature predominates. It is ideal for those who want to go hiking and enjoy quieter beaches, without much movement.

Haulover beach is very beautiful, with white sand and wonderfully colored waters, mixing green and blue tones. At the southern end of Haulover beach, the waters are calmer. In this part there is also a small forest before the beach with tables for picnic and barbecue. The park also offers parking and a public bathroom with shower and water drinker.

Walking north, as the park area ends and the Sunny Isles skyscrapers start to get closer, the beach is busier. In this part there is a nudist beach and the sea is already more rough.

Breathe peace and tranquility walking through Haulover Beach Park
Photo: Google Street View

3 – Relax at one of the best seaside resorts in the USA

Want to enjoy a day or more in style? Stay at the luxurious Acqualina Resort & Spa. The beachfront hotel and resort offers 5-star services and some of Miami’s best restaurants and bars. Be sure to dine at Il Mulino New York and enjoy a spa day with massage and volcanic stones.

Acqualina Resort & Spa
Foto: Acqualina Resort & Spa

4 – Venture into Oleta River Park State Park

In addition to the beautiful beaches and parks of Halouver Beach Park, Sunny Isles Beach is close to another area for nature and adventure lovers: Oleta River Park State Park. In just over a thousand acres, this natural oasis is a paradise for those who enjoy mountain biking, kayaking, fishing or even spending incredible time with family and friends getting together for a pleasant picnic on the edge of Biscayne Bay. Rowers, fishermen, swimmers and for families to enjoy a picnic in scenic Biscayne Bay. How about fishing among the mangroves? All this in the middle of the metropolis! It is a great place to escape the stress of everyday life. All equipment such as bicycles, kayaks and others can be rented on site.

Learn more about Oleta River State Park by clicking here

Venture into Oleta River Park State Park
Foto: Florida State Parks

5 – Meet Timo Restaurant

Timo Restaurant in Sunny Isles is considered one of the best restaurants in Miami. The award-winning chef Tim Andriola’s Italian-Mediterranean cuisine always brings news, one more delicious than the other. Timo’s warm and inviting atmosphere is the perfect place for a quick bite, an intimate dinner or a fun meeting place to gather with family and friends. Timo offers a refined menu, with only the freshest, highest quality ingredients available. Also enjoy an exceptional wine list!

Timo Restaurant
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