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Top Things to Do In Sunny Isles Beach


Sunny Isles Beach, tucked in between the warm Atlantic ocean and the beautiful Intracoastal bay, is a perfect destination for your South Florida getaway! With miles of gorgeous beaches and palm tree lined streets, Sunny Isles offers you picturesque views, no matter where you are.  Filled to the brim with exciting activities, delicious food, and one-of-a-kind culture, Sunny Isles does not disappoint!

Whether you’re vacationing with family, enjoying a trip with friends, celebrating a special event or just getting out for the afternoon, Sunny Isles has exactly what you’re looking for! With options to suit every taste and budget, we’ve rounded up our favorite local things to do in Sunny Isles, Florida!

Luxe Charters

Nestled in the heart of South Florida’s “French Riviera,” Sunny Isles covers only a 2.5 mile stretch of beachfront on the Atlantic ocean. Our absolute favorite activity within those few miles is chartering a beautiful and luxurious yacht. 

The intracoastal waters are full of yachts to choose from, but you cannot go wrong chartering with Luxe Charters. We offer an impressive fleet of luxury yachts for rental, each as unique and distinguished as our guests. 

Book your yacht charter prior to visiting Sunny Isles to guarantee availability!

Patagonia Nahuen

Of course, South Florida offers an endless supply of delicious food, but Patagonia Nahuen is by far one of our favorites! With several locations around South Florida, our hometown cafe is located on Collins Avenue in Sunny Isles, and we stop by almost everyday!

Our favorites include their Cuban coffee and absolutely monstrous and mouth-watering prosciutto and queso sandwich, but you really can’t go wrong with any of their items. Perfect for a picnic or lunch on the run! Be sure to stop by and tell them that Luxe sent you!

The Ancient Spanish Monastery 

A truly unbelievable and awe-inspiring sight, the Ancient Spanish Monastery is a must-see for all visitors to Sunny Isles beach! Construction originally began in 1133 AD in Spain where the monastery was dedicated and occupied for nearly 700 years. 

In 1925, William Randolp Hearst, an American journalist and businessman bought the monastery and had it painstakingly dismantled, stone-by-stone. Upon shipping over 11,000 wooden crates to the United States, the Monastery was rebuilt after a nearly $20 million construction project. 

Stop by for a church service (in English or Spanish) or for a tour. Whatever you do, you cannot miss this truly historic thing to do in Sunny Isles, Florida!


Newport Fishing Pier

Visiting Sunny Isles for its fishing? Newport Fishing Pier offers a prime location for anglers of all levels! 

Close to public transit, parking, and restaurants and bait shops, you’ll be able to enjoy a full day of oceanfront fishing off the Newport Pier. Fishing is open for a small fee, and fully vaccinated visitors can opt for an optional mask if they prefer. 

Family Fresh Cafe

Hidden in the RK center off Collins Avenue, Family Fresh Cafe is another must visit restaurant! Delicious breakfast and lunch combos fill their huge menu, with massive dinner portions as well. 

Enjoy one of their many traditional dishes or try something new! Family Fresh is sure to have a dish for you. We love the glazed tuna salad, borscht, and chicken francaise. 

We must admit though, their menu is so large we haven’t had a chance to sample each dish. We can’t wait to give them all a try, though!

Turnberry Isle Country Club

You cannot visit South Florida without getting at least one round of golf in! With so many courses located around Sunny Isles Beach, you can spend your entire vacation looking for the perfect course. Thankfully, we’ve got an insider’s insight and found the ideal course for golfers of all levels. 

Turnberry Isle Country Club, a vibrant and cosmopolitan course located in Southern Florida is one of the most celebrated courses in the area. With 2 gorgeous championship golf courses, a spa and wellness center, and a world-class waterpark, Turnberry Isle truly offers it all. 

Sunny Days in Sunny Isles

No matter what you’re looking for, Sunny Isles is sure to deliver. Just under 3 miles of beautiful oceanfront packed tight with awesome activities await you here in Sunny Isles. Visit Sunny Isles, Florida today and you’re sure to come back!

Luxe Charters is proud to call South Florida and Sunny Isles home. Our neighbors and fellow small businesses in the area are all wonderful spots, worthy of a visit. Love a Sunny Isles small business that we didn’t list here? Let us know and we’ll give them a shoutout!

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