Facts about Aventura

Aventura is a planned, suburban city located in northeastern Miami-Dade County, Florida. The city name is from the Spanish word for "adventure", and was named "Aventura" after one of the developers of the original group of condominiums in the area remarked to the others, "What an adventure this is going to be." As a residential neighborhood, Aventura has established its niche as an enclave of tropical landscaping. Water surrounds sleek high-rises and luxurious family homes. According to the U.S. Census estimates of 2010, the city had a population of 35,762.[

 

Aventura has become synonymous with world-class shopping. The name predates the well known mall (Aventura Mall) built near the condominium developments. Aventura Mall is the largest mall in the area with 6 large department anchor stores and more than 280 shops. Being 12 miles north of Miami and 12 miles south of Fort Lauderdale, Aventura is in the perfect spot for cosmopolitan living.

 

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