Las Olas Isles
Fort Lauderdale, Florida is considered the “Venice of America”. The Las Olas Isles community is the heart of Fort Lauderdale, comprising homes that offer a tropical oasis with ocean access, no fixed bridges, wide and deep canals. Las Olas Isles is an exclusive, waterfront community with seasonal and permanent residents. The homes are vast, with large lots and private docks. Las Olas Isles include – Gordon Road, Hendricks Isle, Isle of Venice, Nurmi Isle, Seven Isles (Sea Island, Pelican Isle, Castilla Isle, Barcelona Isle, Gould Island and Lauderdale Isle), Idlewyld, Riviera Isle, Solar Isle, Flamingo Drive, Isle of Capri, Bontona Isle, Coconut Isle, Lido Isle, San Marco Drive, Coral Way, Royal Plaza and Isle Of Palms. These Isles of Fort Lauderdale have been home to some well-known residents over the years including Wayne Huizenga, Sonny and Cher as well as the fabulous Lucille Ball. Boat and yacht owners dream of living in Las Olas Isles with direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway, Port Everglades and access to the ocean. Homes on the South side of Las Olas Boulevard access the ocean via the 17th Street Causeway which has a 55ft clearance when closed. The bridge opens upon request anytime at 15 minute intervals if necessary. On the North side of Las Olas Boulevard, yachts go under the Las Olas Boulevard bridge which has a 24ft clearance and also opens upon request. Boaters access the ocean within ten to fifteen minutes. Most canals in Fort Lauderdale are between 90-120ft wide. Hendricks Isle and Venice Isle at 160ft boast some of the widest canals. The depth of the canals vary from 4-12ft around the Las Olas Isles. Las Olas Boulevard boasts some of the tastiest restaurants, live music, art galleries, international banks, jewelers, chic boutiques and popular night spots. Come be part of the Florida Lifestyle!