Welcome to Palmetto Bay
A fast-growing, family-friendly community nestled on the shores of Biscayne Bay known for its old Florida charm and rural atmosphere.
Nestled on the shores of the Biscayne Bay, Palmetto Bay is a vibrant, family-friendly community with scenic views of the bay and easy access to unique recreational activities. Palmetto Bay effortlessly combines authentic South Florida charm with a rural atmosphere in a fast-growing and up-and-coming community ideal for raising families or building businesses.
Residents are attracted to the exemplary schools and the extensive park system, which is composed of five distinct Village parks and features a variety of programs, activities, and even a neighborhood library. Palmetto Bay boasts a fantastic commercial base where you'll discover endless retail and dining options, from mom-and-pop shops to acclaimed restaurants.
What to Love
- Fast-growing neighborhood
- An extensive system of parks
- Great shopping and dining
- Rural, family-friendly atmosphere
- Beautiful, scenic bay vistas
- Exemplary schools
People and Lifestyle
According to Niche, Palmetto Bay is the #1 place to raise a family in Miami. Additionally, this quaint village is considered one of the overall best suburbs in Florida and a suburb with the best public schools. Peaceful, calm, and residential, Palmetto Bay has a tight-knit community where neighbors get to know each other and look out for one another. It is conveniently located near some of the area's best attractions, great shopping, and top-rated schools.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
Palmetto Bay has several top-ranked restaurants, both casual and upscale. For 50 years, Sir Pizza
has served the Palmetto Bay area. A casual pizzeria offering great food in a family-friendly atmosphere, this warm and fun eatery is known for its square-cut, thin-crust pies with a diverse array of toppings.
Golden Rule Seafood
is both a market and a restaurant, so you can stop by and purchase fresh shellfish, fish, gator, and seasonal species or stay awhile for a tasty meal and a signature drink, like their jalapeno margarita. Considered the home of Miami’s best pan con lechon, The Butcher Shop
is an old-fashioned meat counter and Cuban deli selling prime cuts of meat, including Angus choices. They serve delicious, affordable, and casual dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Serving Miami for more than two decades, Guadalajara
is an authentic Mexican restaurant serving up tons of tasty dishes, including ceviche, fajitas, burritos, tacos, and giant margaritas.
Things to Do
The Palmetto Bay Golf Course
is an 18-hole golf course in Miami, Florida conveniently located in Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay. Apart from the 18-hole course, this facility also features a pro shop and a mini-golf course. Deering Bay Yacht & Country Club
is the only gated golf community in Miami-Dade County, making it a world-class and ultra-exclusive South Florida private club tucked along the scenic shores of Biscayne Bay. This members-only paradise encompasses 220 acres and provides members with an exceptional line-up of resort-tier amenities and access to the incredible 18-hole, par-71 Arnold Palmer Signature Course.
The Perrine Wayside Park
is a unique area in a beautifully landscaped three-acre green space where all your family members can relax and enjoy the sunshine (including your dogs!). This park has undergone some renovations in recent years and now features new park furniture, a large lake, and a gazebo. There is also a walking path and even pet fountains so your pup can stay hydrated while they play.
Adventurers and aspiring archaeologists will want to schedule a visit to the Cutler Fossil Site, which is inside a sinkhole near Biscayne Bay. This historically significant fossil site has yielded countless discoveries and artifacts throughout the years.
Palmetto Bay is served by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Private schools include Christ Fellowship Academy, Alexander Montessori School, Westminster Christian School, Palmer Trinity School, and Perrine Seventh Day Adventist School.