In Coral Gables, people can find the most beautiful waterfront houses with the best view ever. And even though there are many charming places in this vibrant neighborhood, these properties are almost impossible to ignore. These gorgeous waterfront homes are situated in exclusive gated communities that offer the ultimate experience of safety, comfort, and sophistication, all in one place.

Here are some of the gated communities that reunite the best of Coral Gables’ Waterfront Homes, distinguished by their privacy and exclusiveness, and the plethora of places inside the community such as children’s playgrounds, clubhouses, fitness centers, tennis courts, swimming pool, etc., for the residents to enjoy so they can feel they have everything they need at home.

Coral Gables Gated Communities Map

See what is the exact location of each one of the  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.

Sunrise Harbor

Sunrise Harbor is a waterfront gated community located just a few steps away from South Coconut Grove. The waterfront community is very exclusive since it only has 80 homes and many of them have direct access to the Biscayne Bay or small canals that lead to the open bay, so they are the perfect property for sailing and water lovers.

This ultra-private location is comprised of very large homes (areas range from 2,000 up to 6,800 Square Feet and even more), which are the perfect development for residents to enjoy the fantastic weather and green zones safely. Besides, these exclusive homes are very near the most distinctive schools, making it a great investment for families.

On top of this, the architecture of the homes at Sunrise Harbor is majestic inside and out since they were designed and built by top creative and influential architects, creating a singular space for each resident and taking the best of the wide space and the elegant details, making Sunrise Harbor one of the most attractive gated communities in Coral Gables.

  • Price range: 2,1M to 12M+
  • Median Listing Price: $4,967,500
  • Average days on the market before sold: 145
  • Sunrise Harbor: Single-Family Homes for sale


Placed in the heart of Coral Gables, Cocoplum positions itself as one of the most known and illustrious gated communities in the lively neighborhood, due to its privileged location between east of Old Cutler Road and south of Coconut Grove. The spectacular waterfront gated community puts its magnificent homes above Biscayne Bay, making it a dreamy enclave of privacy, security, luxury, and nature, all in one place.

Cocoplum has more than 400 splendid homes, each one with a special characteristic for every kind of resident, including families with children, boaters, and water sports enthusiasts.

Moreover, residents of Cocoplum can enjoy some of the great amenities the community has to offer, like 24-hour security, a clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center, tennis courts, a playground for the fun of the little ones, a yacht club, and beautifully landscaped parkways and common areas that match perfectly with the overall exclusive tropical lifestyle the community depicts.

  • Price range: 2,3M to 45M+
  • Median Listing Price: $ 4,322,500
  • Average days on the market before sold: 150
  • Cocoplum: Single-Family Homes for sale

Gables By The Sea

Located just off the scenic tree-lined Old Cutler Road, Gables by the Sea is the perfect depiction of the natural park-like landscaping mixed with the exclusiveness and elegant architecture of Coral Gables, also known as the ‘City Beautiful’. Only the waterfront and canal front homes of this gated community can offer tropical scenery that gives residents a unique experience of lushness, family atmosphere and charm, making Gables by the Sea a truly fantastic place to call home.

Being situated on Biscayne Bay has been a plus for Gables by the Sea residents because most of them own a boat. However, there are many other benefits for visitors and locals of the community thanks to the privileged location, since Gables by the Sea is surrounded by Chapman Field Park, R Hardy Matheson County Preserve, and the Fairchild Tropical Gardens, three of the most visited places in Coral Gables, and confirming the tropical essence of the gated community.

Gables by the Sea has some of the best amenities for residents, making it a great option for families and children of all ages, who will get the chance to practice different sports in and out of the water.

  • Price range: 1,1M to 5M
  • Median Listing Price: $2,062,500
  • Average days on the market before sold: 86
  • Gables By The Sea: Single-Family Homes for sale

Deering Bay

Deering Bay brings the ultimate resort-style experience to Coral Gables, not only because the homes and common areas have an attractive Mediterranean-style, but also because they are located on the water’s edge of the mesmerizing Biscayne Bay.

There is a wide variety of residences at Deering Bay: from single-family homes, 5 condominium buildings, and townhome villas, all built to meet the needs of interested people looking for a perfect place for them and their families; a safe place for playing or practicing a sport, enjoying the fresh breeze of the sea and the luxury of walking or driving a golf cart to travel the entire gated community.

  • Price range: 1M to 2,7M+
  • Median Listing Price: $1,380,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 97
  • Deering Bay: Single-Family Homes for sale

Gables Estates

Comprised of 192 stunning homes, Gables Estates is a waterfront home community that has green all over the place, making it an ideal place for residents who look for a very much needed contact with nature, far away from the noise and chaos of crowded Downtown.

Located in South Coral Gables and off the scenic Old Cutler Road, Gables Estates is close, by walking distance, to the most iconic places in the neighborhood like the Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Matheson Hammock Park.

The private community is bordered by the shores of Biscayne Bay, bringing residents the most astounding sunrises and sunsets, as well as the refreshing sea breeze, the ideal elements to have a complete relaxation experience. Likewise, residents will not have to worry about their children’s education because Gables Estates is located close to excellent schools in the nearby areas of Pinecrest and South Miami, and just a 15-minute drive away from the University of Miami.

  • Price range: 2,9M to 49M+
  • Median Listing Price: $17,900,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 122
  • Gables Estates: Single-Family Homes for sale

Hammock Lakes

Considered a hidden gem within South Florida, Hammock Lakes is a gated community located just off the scenic tree-lined Old Cutler Road, comprised of lushly landscaped homes made to bring residents the ultimate comfort and sophistication experience.

The gated entryway of Hammock Lakes leads to east and west sections of homes built around 2 winding lakes that give the properties a tropical touch mixed with elegance and exclusiveness; a dream come true for the residents of these beautiful, gated community.

Moreover, Hammock Lakes is very close, in fact just blocks away, to the emblematic Matheson Hammocks and Fairchild Tropical Gardens.

  • Price range: 2,9M to 6,4M+
  • Median Listing Price: $4,875,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 111
  • Hammock Lakes: Single-Family Homes for sale

Hammock Oaks

Hammock Oaks is the perfect place for families who deeply enjoy nature and the tropical atmosphere only Coral Gables offers to a whole new level. This incredible gated community of 107 picturesque and spacious villas is a great option for people looking to live a more relaxed lifestyle without forgoing the elegance and sophistication.

Several homes are located on the lake and homes located on the east side of Hammock Oaks feature a dock with bay access and only one bridge to the bay, to feel closer to the inspiring sea. Residents will feel the peaceful sound of the sea and will also be at a very safe and private place to enjoy with their loved ones and recharge their energy from the noise of Downtown Miami and Brickell, the financial district of the city.

  • Price range: 1,5M to 14M+
  • Median Listing Price: $2,600,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 101
  • Hammock Oaks: Single-Family Homes for sale

King’s Bay

King’s Bay has been considered one of the more affordable gated communities in Coral Gables, without diminishing its status of being one of the most complete and secure gated communities in the ‘City Beautiful’. This community is located to the north of Deering Bay Yacht and Country Club and it is comprised of 150 magnificent homes, some of them even more astonishing since they are located on waterfront lots, offering the best views of the sea.

King’s Bay offers a private park and boat ramp with “no bridges” access to Biscayne Bay; besides, it is situated near some of Miami’s most coveted neighborhoods: Pinecrest and Palmetto Bay, making it an ideal gated community for those who value proximity to business centers and Downtown while living in a peaceful and relaxing property.

Snapper Creek

Known for its tropical environment and strict exclusivity -since it only has 124 homes-, Snapper Creek is one of the most coveted gated communities in Coral Gables. Its privileged location makes residents feel very close to the Montgomery Botanical Center and The R Hardy Matheson County Preserve, having the perfect excuse to live surrounded by the quietness of nature, a place where chaos and hecticness do not exist.

However, luxury and elegance are an important part of the aesthetic of the homes at Snapper Creek, which have many different design styles, including the fantastic Mediterranean. Some houses have private docks to complete the nature experience, getting direct access to Biscayne Bay or the lake.

The private marina is one of the greatest features of the gated community, giving families a perfect venue to spend some quality time.

  • Price range: 7,7M
  • Median Listing Price: $7,750,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 136
  • Snapper Creek: Single-Family Homes for sale

Old Cutler Bay

Old Cutler Bay’s stunning homes were designed and built from 1964 to 2020 by different architects since many of the owners wanted to have a unique place to live with their particular style and aesthetic. Some of the houses have direct access to the Atlantic Ocean from wide winding canals, making it an ideal place for water and boating lovers.

This waterfront community of just 136 homes offers the utmost in family living, ensuring 24-hour guard-gated security and roving patrol, offering residents calmness and the confidence of living in one of the safest communities in Coral Gables.

Additionally, Old Cutler Bay has a favored location: within minutes, residents will be in some of the top Miami’s places for shopping, dining, and entertainment.

  • Price range: 5,2M to 13M+
  • Median Listing Price: $7,350,000
  • Average days on the market before sold: 62
  • Old Cutler Bay: Single-Family Homes for sale