South Miami, also called the City of Pleasant Living, is very well located in the south western part of Miami.
It has its own government and it is very well connected to all the areas of the city of Miami and its suburbs, and specially to neighbors Coral Gables and Pinecrest and all they have to offer.
South Miami is a mostly residential area, that has beautiful neighborhoods and a very pleasant and vibrant downtown area. Downtown South Miami offers great street shopping, nice restaurants, The Shops At Sunset Place, with a Barnes and Noble and AMC 24 movie theater, a Splisville Bowling among other shops and entertainment options. There are also a Winn Dixie, Whole Foods and Publix, as well as several banks and gyms and so on.
If health services are important to you, South Miami also conveniently offers South Miami Hospital and plenty of health facilities and offices in the area.
There are beautiful parks that offer public sports facilities like tennis, swimming, basketball among others.
Regarding schools and other education possibilities there is University of Miami just around the corner and some of the good schools in town. Great private schools are also nearby.
South Miami is definitely a great option for anybody looking for a great location and a small-town vibe.
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