Life in Coral Gables...
Tree-lined boulevards, fountains, and winding roadways give Coral Gables, its identity as "The City Beautiful." Coral Gables' giant swooping banyan trees and wide-open streets make it one of the most desirable and old-fashioned neighborhoods in the area. In fact, Coral Gables is Miami’s first planned community, founded by George Edgar Merrick in the 1920s.
Conveniently located minutes away from the airport, Downtown and in part bordering the Ocean, this very desirable City is a combination of various desirable neighborhoods - some on the water for boat lovers, others on golf courses, or simply a feel for an old Spanish town. The Gables is home to families in quest of a peaceful and elegant quality of life.
Shoppers flock to fine boutiques and specialty stores along Coral Gables' Miracle Mile to find the hottest new styles and the best in traditional artisanal products at specialty stores like leather goods and bridal shops. Brides from around the world saunter up and down the downtown Coral Gables area searching for their perfect gown, waiting to be found in one of the many boutiques. Stylish shoppers are known fans of Merrick Park, the local luxury mall.
Coral Gables restaurants appear on the culinary map for a variety of cuisines. Their elegant ambience and exacting service are taken for granted in Coral Gables, Florida - a city dedicated to fine living. Stop by Coral Gables on a Friday night and you'll stumble into one of the city's most popular happy hour spots.
The eclectic homes go from Old Spanish to colonial. Prices range from the $400’s for the more modest homes in the west of the city to multi million dollar mansions on the Ocean.
The City of Coral Gables offers award-winning public and private schools that are among the highest-rated educational institutions in the State. Several programs are Internationally recognized for their exceptional magnet education - the International Studies Bilingual programs, the International Baccalaureate and even the French Baccalaureate. Other schools offer top rated programs that bring Coral Gables to the top of the charts for national rankings.