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A Sophisticated South Florida Escape

An opulent Miami gem that brings you closer to the South Florida sparkle, Turnberry Isle Miami is a ritzy resort destination in the heart of Aventura. Steeped in a rich heritage of Miami’s celebrity heyday, revel in first-class flamboyance in our 300-acre tropical retreat. Unwind in elegant guest rooms and suites. Savor award-winning dining. Indulge in cutting edge wellness therapy at âme Spa & Wellness Collective or enjoy a timeless game on championship golf courses - just some of the many reasons why Turnberry Isle Miami is named among the “World’s Best Resorts” by Travel & Leisure magazine.


  • Spacious, residential style room and suites
  • Three restaurants
  • Two championship golf courses
  • Two swimming pools with lavish private cabanas
  • Tropical pool area with a Lazy River and 35 ft waterslide
  • âme Spa & Wellness Collective
  • Cañas Tennis Center
  • Tennis & Golf Pro Shop
  • Spa Boutique
  • Turnberry Kids children’s program
  • 40,000 sq ft conference center
  • Elegant wedding spaces
  • World-class marina on the Intracoastal Waterway
  • Scenic jogging path
  • Bocce Ball Court

Property History

1988 -1990


Real estate developer Donald Soffer sketches his vision for an upscale residential area on a cocktail napkin. Father and Son, Harry and Donald Soffer, with a group of investors bought 785 acres of swamp land for $6 million.


The first phase of the prestigious Aventura Country Club golf course is built.


The resort’s name is changed to Turnberry Isle and features two 18-hole golf courses, a marina, tennis courts, and luxury hotels.


Aventura Mall opens.

1988 -1990

1990s Soffer sells interests in Turnberry Isle Miami.


Turnberry Associates led by Soffer’s son Jeffrey Soffer regains ownership and invests in a $150 million refurbishment.