Local Area

Palmeiras Beach Club at Grove Isle is situated on an island between Coconut Grove and Miami and is accessible by car or boat. Officially located in Coconut Grove, the hotel is within 2 miles (3 kilometers) of Kennedy Park, the Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and the Florida Grand Opera.  Once a haven for pirates, today Coconut Grove is one of South Florida's most prestigious neighborhoods. Sitting between Miami and Biscayne Bay, this pedestrian-friendly area features plenty of outdoor cafes, boutiques, and a vibrant nightlife. The tour de force of any stay may just be an afternoon spent at Vizcaya's Museum with its European-inspired gardens overlooking Biscayne Bay. The closest major airport to Palmeiras Beach Club at Grove Isle is MIA-Miami International Airport, which is 6 miles away.  FLL-Fort Lauderdale International Airport is 24 miles from the hotel. The MPB-Public Seaplane Base is 4 miles away.

Top 10 must see attractions
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
The tour de force of any stay in Coconut Grove may just be an afternoon spent at Vizcaya's Museum with its European-inspired gardens overlooking Biscayne Bay. Once the winter residence of James Deering, the museum is filled with period furnishings, artworks and antiques. The formal Italian gardens that surround the house are beautiful, with canals, pathways and fountains throughout. The villa's museum contains more than seventy rooms of distinctive architectural interiors decorated with numerous antiques, with an emphasis on the 15th through the early 19th century.  
The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium
The Miami Museum of Science & Planetarium is located in Coconut Grove and features a large exhibition area. Live science demonstrations and shows occur daily. Visitors enjoy viewing the traveling exhibitions, learning about rare birds and reptiles and watching shows in the Planetarium.
Coconut Grove Playhouse
The Coconut Grove Playhouse was a theater in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami. The building was originally constructed as a movie theater called the Player's State Theater. It opened on January 3, 1927 as a part of the Paramount chain.
Our Lady of Charity National Shrine
The statue of Our Lady of Charity was installed September 4, 1977 in Miami, a gift of Cuban-American Catholics. Bishop Edward Boza-Masvidal, an exiled Bishop of Havana, blessed the statue.
Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science
Relocated from Coconut Grove to downtown Miami, the new Frost Science Museum will be structured around a lushly landscaped indoor and outdoor Living Core Aquarium of terrestrial and aquatic environments, featuring a Gulf Stream Aquarium experience totaling more than 500,000 gallons of salt water. The facility will also feature the state-of-the-art, full-dome Frost Planetarium, the Knight Learning Center, Innovation Center and Cafe, and an Exploration Center featuring permanent interactive exhibits.
Mayfair in the Grove
Coconut Grove is nestled between Biscayne Bay and Highway US 1 stretching for miles from the entrance to Key Biscayne in the north to the Coral Gables Waterway and the termination of Le Jeune Road in the south. The Grove is a village within a city rich with history, a sense of style and an identity all its own. The area is known for its tree-lined streets, trendy boutiques, unique restaurants and nightspots. Today, this former artist colony is still home to many working artisans and is the host of several very popular South Florida art festivals and events.
Barnacle State Historic Park
Barnacle State Historic Park was built in 1891 by yacht enthusiast, Ralph Middleton Munroe, one of Coconut Grove's most charming and influential pioneers. Situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay, the park appears much as it did in Munroe's day, complete with replicas of two of his sailboats: Egret, a 28-foot (8.5m) sharpie ketch, designed in 1886, and the Flying Proa, designed in 1898. It is a great place to enjoy a picnic on the lawn, or a walk with the family dog down a tree-lined path, or just rocking in a chair on the spacious front porch and watching the sailboats go by.
CocoWalk, Miami’s ultimate destination for dining and entertainment, is located in the heart of Coconut Grove.  It is lined with high-end retail and trendy boutiques, fine dining and bistro cafés, live entertainment and music ranging from jazz to Latin fusion, and a 14 screen luxury movie theater. CocoWalk’s unique grounds and buildings were carefully designed to blend seamlessly into the surroundings of Coconut Grove, a bay side boating village.
Kennedy Park
David Kennedy Park is located in Coconut Grove, right on the water with a view of the open bay. Amenities include a free outdoor gym, a running path on an outdoor track, a dog park, beach volleyball and a children’s area. There are wooden docks open to the public which provide great views of the bay and a pleasant breeze.
The Kampong
Located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, The Kampong contains a fascinating array of heritage botanical collections from Southeast Asia, Central and South Americas, the Caribbean, and other tropical locales which create a cornucopia of exotic fruit, including candle fruit, peanut butter fruit, egg fruit, coco plums, and over 50 varieties of mango. Numerous species of palms, cycads, and flowering trees are studied by scientists from the world over. The Kampong is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.