Buena Vista is a primarily historic residential neighborhood located in Miami, just north of the Miami Design District. These single-family homes date all the way back to the 1920’s, while East Buena Vista East Historic District, located in Buena Vista, contains some the oldest homes in that area, some dating back as early as the 1800’s.
The Miami Design District, originally part of Beuna Vista, was mostly comprised of decaying, low-rise warehouses, but has recently been renovated by Craig Robins into a high end shopping district which includes over 130 art galleries, retail spaces, showrooms, architecture firms, antique dealers, cafe’s, restaurants and more. Since then, the Design District has become world renowned for its arts, design and fashion as well as a hot spot for celebrity sightings.
Tourists interested in the Buena Vista Miami, Florida area have various activities to select from, as Buena Vista is home to plenty of activities and points of interest including Jungle Island, home to various exhibits, plant attractions and shows. Here, guests will enjoy a variety of wild animals from around the world including kangaroos, parrots, orangutans and more. Get up and personal with the wildlife at the petting barn, hang out with your children in the Jungle adventure camps, feed the birds, or book a VIP safari tour for the adventure of a lifetime.
How does taking in Miami’s beautiful views via 360-degree twists, drifting and high speed cruising sound? Book a Miami JetBoat for an exciting tour of Star Island, Memorial Island and Fisher Island, for an awe-inspiring view of celebrity homes. For even more of a thrill ride, opt for the parasailing or Jet ski rental.
Take a break from enjoying the great outdoors to check out the Miami Design District, which includes a plethora of upscale shops including Tom Ford, Cartier, Burberry, Christian Louboutin Men’s, and more. Chrome Hearts, also located in the Design District, is renowned for its celebrity sightings including Kate Hudson, Zoe Kravitz, Jessie Jo Stark, Laurie Lynn, and more.
Ravenous? Check out the award winning Buena Vista Bistro with French Chef Claude, who features mouthwatering dishes made from local, fresh ingredients. Beuna Vista Bistro, a small, intimate eatery with a laid back, 1950’s setting, is most noted for its delectable food at reasonable prices. This neighborhood hot spot is just perfect for family and friends or dining alone. Past celebrity sightings include Genesis Cordoba, and more. Or, indulge in fine dining at The District Miami, located in a beautiful historic building, which includes Caribbean, North, South, and Central American cuisine. These are but a few of the compelling venues awaiting eager tourist in Beuna Vista!