Coconut Grove remains a popular destination for visitors and tourists, due to the eclectic style that is all over the neighborhood, and in the past few years, The Grove has positioned itself as a sought-after location to people searching for a place to move permanently thanks to the tropical atmosphere mixed with a lush landscape and the chance to be close to the best sites in town, including education institutes. So which is the best Coconut Grove Gated Community?

The Grove is ideal for families looking for settling in a secure home, so their children can grow up freely and safely while living an experience in contact with the sea and nature. These private homes can be found in the astounding gated communities that are in Coconut Grove. Here are some of the best communities:

Coconut Grove Gated Community Map

See what is the exact location of each one of the Coconut Grove Gated Communities in the map below. On each location, you can find a link to see the homes on that community, images, descriptions, prices, and amenities.

Top 10 Coconut Grove Gated Communities


Built in 1978, Abitare is one of the most prominent gated communities of Coconut Grove. It is an exclusive luxury townhome complex comprised of only 21 three-story residences, making it an ultra-private development in the neighborhood.

Located nearby Barnacle Park and Peacock Park, Abitare has its own private pier giving residents the most spectacular waterfront views to Biscayne Bay. Besides, it is centrally located in Coconut Grove, which makes it an ideal place for visiting within walking distance of the hottest landmarks and spots of the neighborhood.

Since it is surrounded by a lush landscape, Abitare provides both residents and visitors a beautiful setting for a total relaxation walk or energizing meditation while contemplating the sunrise or an early morning jog around the Grove, making the gated community and Coconut Grove a tranquil and convenient space for families and couples.

Bay Heights

Luminous and spacious are the best words that describe the homes in the gated community of Bay Heights, which is located in North Coconut Grove over South Miami Avenue, within close distance to Brickell (2 minutes by car), Downtown Miami, and the magnificent Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, a mandatory stop for locals and tourists when visiting the center of The Grove.

Bay Heights is a sought-after and walled community, giving residents a new sense of privacy and security. It has 7 streets and 56 exclusive homes, offering a relaxed atmosphere with 24/7 police control, making it one of the reasons why this gated community is a top choice for young families.

  • Price range: 1M+ to 5M
  • Median Listing Price: $1,390,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 75
  • Bay Heights: Single-Family Homes for sale

Bayshore Villas

Located along South Bayshore Drive in Coconut Grove, Bayshore Villas is a waterfront gated community of 25 townhomes, some oceanfront and with dock nestled alongside Biscayne Bay. Centrally situated within Miami, residents can access by car or foot many of the surrounding areas.

Bayshore Villas are also within walking distance to the best public and private schools in Miami-Dade County and minutes away from Grove Sailboat Club, Coral Reef Yacht Club and Grove Key Marina, and Mercy Hospital.

Residences range between 4,181 and 9,040 Square Feet, offering dream homes for people interested in having a large space to relax or throw a party in a secure community.  Minutes away from Grove Sailboat Club, Kennedy Park and Grove Key Marina, this amazing place is centrally located within the neighborhood being close to the main Miami areas.

  • Price range: 2,9M to 3,2M+
  • Median Listing Price: $3,114,500
  • Average days on the market before sold: 120
  • Bayshore Villas: Townhomes for sale

Camp Biscayne

Nestled in the heart of Coconut Grove, Camp Biscayne is one of the most prominent gated communities of the neighborhood thanks to its historic background, which dates back to the 1920s, where it was a sought-after winter getaway resort welcoming illustrious visitors like the Rockefeller family and Alexander Graham Bell.

Camp Biscayne is composed of 26 luxury homes that are the perfect depiction of tropical serenity surrounded by giant oak trees, natural park-like landscaping, giving the entire community a rustic and camping aesthetic mixed with elegance and comfort, surrounded by the sparkling waters of Biscayne Bay.

Residents and visitors will enjoy a safe outdoor experience in the tennis courts, tropical pool decks, or in the outdoor kitchens, favoring the cozy and warm weather of the zone. Likewise, Camp Biscayne is very near to gorgeous shopping boutiques, entertainment and eclectic restaurants and cafés.

  • Price range: 6M to 8M+
  • Median Listing Price: $7,450,500
  • Average days on the market before sold: 292
  • Camp Biscayne: Single-Family Homes for sale

DeGarmo Estates

Situated at the intersection of Douglas Road and Main Highway, DeGarmo Estates is a gated community that represents very accurately the elegant Italian-inspired villas, surrounded by roads with an array of majestic oaks.

The properties in DeGarmo Estates are truly amazing: double-height ceilings and elegant finishes like marbled fireplaces and wooden features, and family rooms next to a covered terrace to get the best view of the community and the tropical Grove as well as a delightful pool to spend the afternoons and the weekends calmly.

But the relaxing and well-being experience is not only inside the gated community because DeGarmo Estates is close to the Grove village centers boutiques, cafes and bayfront parks & marinas, the nicest places to get the best out of Coconut Grove.

Entrada Estates

Even though Entrada Estates is a wonderful waterfront, gated community in Coconut Grove’s southernmost point, it is, actually, open to the public, so visitors can get a glimpse of the tropical mood there is all over the place. However, just because it is open to visitors, it does not mean this is not a safe community. In fact, residents of Entrada Estates got together and formed an association that built a guard gate and paid for a 24-hour roaming security guard, making it one of the safest gated communities in the neighborhood.

On the other hand, Entrada Estates’ 32 homes range from different architecture styles, areas, and direct view to the 20-acre tract of waterfront land with direct access to Biscayne Bay. The exclusivity and the proximity to great schools from the gated community are two of the main reasons the properties are in demand, besides the superb amenities it offers to residents, such as a swimming pool, spa, tennis courts and private docks.

  • Price range: 3,9M to 6,8M+
  • Median Listing Price: $6,495,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 160
  • Entrada Estates: Single-Family Homes for sale

Four Way Lodge Estates

Stunning and impressive are two of the words that best describe Four Way Lodge Estates, one of the most impressive waterfront gated communities in Southwest Coconut Grove. This development is located on the eastern side of Poinciana Avenue, and from the guard-gated community, residents will get the best view of Downtown Miami and Biscayne Bay.

Everything residents need is inside the community, but if they are looking to have fun outside the home, there is nothing to worry about because Four Way Lodge Estates is within walking distance to Commodore Bike Trail and Downtown Miami, as well as many schools nearby.

  • Price range: 6,9M+
  • Median Listing Price: $6,999,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 40
  • Four Way Lodge Estates: Single-Family Homes for sale

The Anchorage

Tropical palms are the most important element that is part of the landscape of this gated community. The Anchorage is located in Southwestern Coconut Grove, close to Ransom Everglades private school and Carrolton School of the Sacred Heart, ideal education places for children to spend their best years in these prestigious institutes.

The Anchorage is an ultra-private gated community with only 5 homes, whose owners were once high-profile celebrities and politicians. An array of amenities is part of the charm of the community, featuring a media room, gym, BBQ area, pool and yard.

  • Price range: 4,4M to 17M+
  • Median Listing Price: $ 11,197,500
  • Average days on the market before sold: 119
  • The Anchorage: Single-Family Homes for sale

The Cloisters On The Bay

This luxury enclave in the heart of Coconut Grove is a remarkable waterfront gated community, located within walking distance to the best entertaining places of The Grove, including fine-dining spots and historical landmarks.

Cloisters on the Bay features 40 luxury villas offering 3 to 5 bedrooms with open floor plans ranging from 4,500 to 7,900 square feet, inspired by the European architecture and sophisticated aesthetic, mixing perfectly with the exuberant foliage that surrounds the community.

Residents will get the chance to enjoy some of the luxury villa features, such as a private backyard and patio, private parking garage, elevators, rooftop terrace with stunning views, and a European-inspired kitchen, in addition to amenities like tennis court, clubhouse, and heated pool.

Former Miami Heat basketball players James Posey and Shawn Marion have also bought and sold in this guard-gated community.

  • Price range: 2,3M to 2,7M+
  • Median Listing Price: $2,699,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 364
  • The Cloisters On The Bay: Townhomes for sale

The Moorings

Surrounded by stunning tropical foliage that brings to life Coconut Grove, The Moorings has positioned itself as one of the most well-known gated community in the neighborhood. The exclusive houses that comprise The Moorings are gracefully designed mansions that depict effortlessly the Mediterranean and European elegant aesthetic, featuring houses that have everything residents need to live a full relaxation and enjoyment experience every day.

The privileged location of The Moorings in South Coconut Grove makes it a sought-after gated community because it is just minutes of distance from Center Grove, the perfect spot for fine and casual dining options, outdoor cafes, and a wide variety of chic and glamorous shops along Commodore Plaza and Main Highway. Likewise, The Moorings are very close to the iconic CocoWalk marketplace, a mandatory stop for visiting the hottest stores and brands in town.

In brief, The Moorings offers residents a lush lifestyle inside their own properties while embracing the laid-back and natural ambiance of the Grove, representing very accurately the South Florida lifestyle.