Welcome to Coral Ridge
Just northeast of Downtown Fort Lauderdale, Coral Ridge is an upscale residential neighborhood known for its collection of waterfront properties. It features a variety of luxury real estate, such as high-end homes, large estates, modern residences, and custom-designed properties catering to upscale preferences. The atmosphere is ideal for those who want to live in a more affluent community.
Situated between the Intracoastal Waterway and Middle River, residents are close to Fort Lauderdale’s best beaches and year-round water activities. Boating routes, nearby islands, and coastal destinations are all easily accessible. Many homes, especially east of Bayview Drive, have direct access to the canals and waterways. There’s an active yacht culture, and specific properties have deepwater docks, boat lifts, and docking facilities to accommodate owners.
What to Love
Affluent community with luxury real estate
Waterfront properties with boat docks and facilities
Exclusive yacht culture
Direct access to boating routes
Proximity to the beaches
Plenty of dining, shopping, and golfing nearby
The local lifestyle at Coral Ridge reflects an upscale and exclusive waterfront atmosphere. The proximity to the coast encourages a boating and yachting lifestyle, with leisurely cruises going out year-round. Residents engage in community events, social gatherings, and neighborhood initiatives. Residents love all kinds of social interactions, which helps foster a strong sense of community.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Inside the plush Pelican Grand Beach Resort, Ocean2000 offers waterfront dining with ambient veranda seating and panoramic views. Specializing in prime steak and seafood dishes, the American-style bistro is a favorite of locals and visitors alike. The weekend brunch is especially popular and comes with bottomless mimosas and Bloody Marys.
For Italian fare, Cafe Martorano serves modern dishes, including homemade meatballs Gourmet Magazine hailed as "The Best in the World." After 10 p.m., it turns into a lounge with DJ music and dancing. The setting is intimate and upscale and draws even celebrities.
For classic steakhouse fare, The Capital Grille is known for its hand-cut, dry-aged in-house, and expertly-prepared steaks. Other menu highlights include the crab and lobster burger and sushi-grade seared tuna. Pair dinner with a selection from their curated wine list of over 350 bottles worldwide.
It’s located inside The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale, where you’ll find additional dining options and a variety of popular brands. Sephora, Abercrombie and Fitch, Sunglass Hut, Free People, and White House Black Market are there.
Things to Do
Imagine having the ability to traverse the picturesque coastline right from your own backyard! At Coral Ridge, the intricate network of canals and waterways presents a haven for boat enthusiasts. Embark on leisurely cruises, throw exclusive yacht soirees, or indulge in a day of fishing – all while immersing yourself in the captivating maritime lifestyle.
For nature lovers, Hugh Taylor Birch State Park is considered Fort Lauderdale’s Central Park. There’s a network of hiking trails where you can observe diverse wildlife. A freshwater lagoon is popular for fishing and paddling. There’s also direct access to the beach, where you can swim and snorkel.
Expand your cultural horizon at the Bonnet House Museum and Gardens. The historic 1920s-era plantation is home to verdant gardens and an art-filled interior. Much of the art on display is by the home’s once-residents, Frederic Clay Bartlett and Evelyn Fortune Lilly.
For golf enthusiasts, Coral Ridge Country Club has a championship 18-hole course, a nine-hole, par three course, and a 12-hole putting green. The exclusive club offers membership by invitation only. You’ll have access to world-class tennis courts, a swimming pool, onsite dining and drinks, and a calendar of social events.