Welcome to Surfside, FL
A progressive and sustainable community in a tranquil setting.
Surfside is a town that holds beauty and sustainability close. This subtropical paradise town is home to a gorgeous oceanfront community that is pedestrian-friendly, residentially attractive, and highly supportive of its charming local businesses and public art projects. In Surfside, you’ll find award-winning restaurants, spas, and facilities for recreation that pride themselves on quality and stay open year-round.
Surfside prides itself on being a superbly family-friendly community and offers miles of public beaches, parks, tennis courts, and aquatic facilities. The progressive city government ensures that the residents experience a high quality of life in a quiet and sophisticated refuge, with a community-focused vibe. It also ensures that the community is committed to sustainable practices and green initiatives.
What to Love
- Pedestrian-friendly and sustainably-focused
- Superb family community
- Quiet and low-key community
Surfside’s quiet nature and tranquil energy paired with its perfect year-round weather mean peace and blessings for its local residents. This unique community focuses on green initiatives so that they can enjoy the plentiful outdoor activities and gorgeous white, sandy beaches that they are accustomed to for years to come.
The community of Surfside is unique and appreciates the arts – apparent in the street names that are dedicated to famous writers like Emerson and Dickens. This love of the arts translates into a luxury and elegance that is appreciated in the local architecture, as Surfside has beautiful homes and condos to match its aesthetic perfectly. This community focus also drives the family-friendly environment, sponsored community events and programs, and world-class entertainment.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Head to one of the world's most luxurious resorts, the Four Seasons Surfside
, built into the Surf Club
, a classy collective. This glamorous 1930s-era club has been frequented by famous personalities and politicians like Frank Sinatra and Winston Churchill. Designed by Richard Meier, winner of the Pritzker Prize, this private hotel and residence holds beachfront luxury dear to its heart, boasting terracotta floors and palm-tree lined streets – you are among the greats when you’re at the Surf Club. In addition to the four seasons, the Surf Club also hosts Lido Restaurant and Champagne Bar
, and the Surf Club restaurant
The eateries in Surfside don’t just start and end at the Surf Club, with its classy estate-like environment. Surf n’ Sides Bistro is casual and fun, perfect for the family, and outdoorsy vibe that makes Surfside so enchanting. This spot for a quick bite is one of the hearts of the community, and hosts fundraising and volunteer events, has an outdoor patio, and makes some amazing hot dogs by the beach.
Things to Do
On Fridays, from June through September, Surfside’s First Friday
is a tribute to outdoor activities, artists, and community efforts. First Fridays take place on the beach from 4 PM to 7 PM. Take advantage of the beautiful year-round weather by visiting the Surfside Farmers Market. The Surfside Farmers Market
takes place weekly from 9 AM to 3 PM on Sundays on Collins Avenue & 95th, and showcases tons of local produce and goods.
If water sports and ocean recreation are your favorite activities, then be sure to join Paddletopia
, a free two-day summertime event that is friendly for all ages, and levels of SUPpers, or Stand Up Paddleboarders, for the first-timers. Keep up with all of the town's news, weather alerts, and community events on the Town of Surfside website’s News and Events
Surfside’s residents enjoy a high-quality public and private school system, due in part to their focus on the family environment, plus the arts and sciences.
- Surfside Elementary
- Ocean Reef Academy, Pre-K, private school