Video: Comparing Miami’s Best Neighborhoods - Coconut Grove vs Brickell

When most people are thinking about moving to Miami, two super popular neighborhoods are Coconut Grove and Brickell. These two neighborhoods are pretty much neighbors, and only about a 5-10 minute drive separates them. But they are very different and offer completely different lifestyles and vibes.

So, how can you know if Brickell - the Manhattan of the South – is right for you? Or will the laid-back and tropical Coconut Grove neighborhood be better?

Check out our video comparing these two Miami neighborhoods to help you decide which one could be your next home. 

Coconut Grove vs Brickell

While both areas provide plenty of variety in housing options, they also offer differing lifestyles and benefits. We’ve provided a comparison of these two popular Miami neighborhoods based on categories we think are important to living a good quality of life – things like lifestyle, parks and green space, shopping, entertainment and culture, walkability and transportation, and cost of living and housing options. 

For even more neighborhood characteristics, such as arts, entertainment, dining and shopping, what types of businesses are in each neighborhood, and details on schools, check out our in-depth neighborhood comparison blog here.


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