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Spend Thanksgiving in Surfside

By: Surfside Nov 18, 2016
A unique destination among Miami’s urban neighborhoods, Surfside combines uptown living with a beachtown feel. Here, you’ll find the most peaceful mile of pristine beach, luxury beachfront hotels, distinctive world-class shopping, and an array of culturally diverse restaurants.


A perfect escape for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, Surfside is just steps from the internationally recognized Bal Harbour Shops. Anchored by department stores Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus, Bal Harbour offers a collection of world-renown luxury brands including Chanel, Dior, Gucci and Goyard. A serene atmosphere with lush landscaping and a host of brands for every tastes, Bal Harbour is a great place to do your holiday shopping for that someone special.

For a more relaxed atmosphere, Surfside is home to a warm and inviting walkable downtown district filled with local shops that offer unique gifts and the latest fashions. Here, you’ll find luxury eyewear, Moroccan-inspired gifts and one-of-a-kind Florida fashions.

Take your shopping one step further this Thanksgiving weekend by shopping small on Small Business Saturday:
November 26, 2016. Show your support for shop owners by dining out or purchasing from vendors that are designated small businesses and receive 2x the award points when paying with American Express. Find out more by visiting

From luxury shopping to beachside boutiques, Surfside’s shopping and the area beyond has something for everyone.


In Surfside, neighborhood restaurant Josh’s Deli is a great spot for a casual breakfast or lunch with a daily rotating menu and modern takes on deli classics. Across the street, Flannigan’s is a great place to take in a game of football after the turkey is finished. And Serendipity offers the perfect sweet treat for your post-Thanksgiving shopping.

If you don’t have plans for the holiday meal, The Grand Beach Hotel will host a Thanksgiving feast serving up classics including a vanilla-spiced pumpkin soup, slow-roasted sage turkey, caramel and pecan pie and much, much more.

Regardless of your tastes, Surfside offers an array of charming eateries with global cuisines that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters!


Surfside offers a number of entertainment and leisure activities and beautiful accommodations with a host of five-star amenities.

For beach lovers, Surfside has a mile of pristine beach – perfect for soaking in the sun or a taking a long, relaxing walk. If you prefer more activity, Surfside is home to tennis courts, a community center with a pool and Jacuzzi.

If you have greater adventures in mind, Surfside is within short range of all of South Florida's world-renowned attractions including South Beach, downtown Miami, area golf courses, marinas with rental boating and fishing expeditions, and to all area seaports and airports.

With its central location, relaxed atmosphere and resort facilities, Surfside is the perfect getaway for this holiday!