Situated immediately west of Biscayne Bay, Palmetto Bay is a quiet suburban community with several beautiful parks. While there are not many Palmetto Bay event venues, Deering Estate at Cutler, the stunning 444-acre environmental, archeological and historical preserve, is among the most remarkable in the state of Florida.
Palmetto Bay is 17 miles from the Miami International Airport, 25 miles from the Miami Beach Convention Center and 21 miles from downtown Miami.
For those looking for hotel venues in Palmetto Bay, nearby communities such as Kendall, Dadeland and Cutler Ridge offer more options. Among the popular choices are the 156-room Kendall Hotel & Suites with 5,000 square feet of meeting space, 302-room Miami Marriott Dadeland with 35,000 square feet of meeting space and the 101-room Best Western PLUS Kendall Hotel & Suites with 1,000 square feet of meeting space.
Undoubtedly, the most opulent special events venue in Palmetto Bay is the Deering Estate at Cutler, which overlooks Biscayne Bay. Its magnificent Stone House Ballroom can accommodate groups up to 250. Other venues at Deering Estate at Cutler include the Visitor Center Exhibit Room suitable for 70 guests and the exquisitely appointed library, which can handle 20 people.
For spouse programs and post meetings activities, Deering Estate at Cutler is a popular choice with daily tours, classes and other programs. Shopping lovers enjoy the convenience of two nearby complexes, the Dadeland Mall, an enclosed mall with anchor stores like Macy's and Nordstrom and The Falls, an open-air shopping, dining and entertainment center with more than 100 stores and restaurants.
Most of the Palmetto Bay's restaurants are located on U.S. 1 (South Dixie Highway). The busy thoroughfare has a great selection of ethnic restaurants, including Asian, Indian, Italian, Caribbean and Mexican cuisine as well as national chains like BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse and Buffalo Wild Wings.