Rivo Alto Island

Homes For Sale in Rivo Alto Island


Rivo Alto Island is a neighborhood within the lively community of South Beach. It is among the six Venetian Islands located between the Belle Isle and Di Lido Island. It occupies a portion of the Venetian Causeway and is home to a number of residential properties that attract wealthy investors.

The Neighborhood

The southern edge of the island community of Rivo Alto is close to the uninhabited island of the Flagler Monument Island. Rivo Alto is divided into two parts: the East Rivo Alto and the West Rivo Alto.

The residential neighborhood is highly preferred by celebrities and wealthy investors who prefer to live in privacy while maintaining a home with quick access to the South Beach and its many activities.

Residents of Rivo Alto have also easy accessibility to the beautiful community of Sunset Harbor. The many dining specialties of Miami Beach are only a few steps away from the Rivo Alto homeowners.

Downtown Miami and its many businesses are also a short 10-minute drive away.

Frequent travelers only need to spend a total of 20 minutes to reach the Miami International Airport.


Things To Do

Rivo Alto residents benefit greatly with the neighborhoods convenient location. Being the second island neighborhood along the Venetian Causeway, homeowners have easy access to the many activities of South Beach. They can eat at some of the most celebrated restaurants of Miami Beach including Pub Belly, Sardinia and Barceloneta.

Top Restaurants In and Near Rivo Alto Island

1. Safron Mediterranean Grill
1049 Washington Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 397-8118

2. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
1600 Lenox Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 538-5220

3. Commonwealth Miami
1216 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(786) 773-1813

4. La Sandwicherie
229 14th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 532-8934

5. Poseidon Greek Restaurant & Outdoor Lounge
1131 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 534-4434

6. Sukhothai Sushi & Asian Food
1570 Alton Rd
Miami, FL 33139
(305) 534-4331

7. Spitfire
405 15th St
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 851-5828

8. Bolivar Restaurant Lounge
841 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 305-0801

9. GoGo Fresh Food
926 Alton Rd
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-3137

10. Pane & Vino
1450 Washington Ave
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 535-9027


Rivo Alto Island, unlike its Belle Isle neighbor, is home to only single family homes with amazing views of the whole of Miami. Most of the luxurious estates can are built along the following main roads:

  • East Rivo Alto Drive
  • West Rivo Alto Drive
  • 3rd Rivo Alto Ter
  • Venetian Way


Students of Rivo Alto Island are under the supervision of Miami-Dade County Public Schools. The pupils can choose to attend the districts many top-rated schools.

The full list of schools near Rivo Alto Island includes:

Design & Architecture Senior High School
4001 Northeast 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33137

Mast Academy
3979 Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

New World School of the Arts
25 Northeast 2nd Street, Miami, FL 33132

School for Advanced Studies-Wolfson
25 Northeast 2nd Street, Miami, FL 33132

Ada Merritt K-8 Center
660 Southwest 3rd Street, Miami, FL 33130

Young Women’s Preparatory Academy
1150 Southwest 1st Street, Miami, FL 33130

Miami Arts Charter School
3900 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33137

I Preparatory Academy
1500 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33132

Charter High School of the Americas
984 West Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130

Miami Children’s Museum Charter School
980 MacArthur Causeway, Miami, FL 33132

Real Estate Trends

Homes for sale in Rivo Alto Island are quite diverse when it comes to its architectural styles but many of them are waterfront properties that allow residents to enjoy the waters of the Biscayne Bay.

Depending on the exposure of the property, residents can enjoy either the views of the Miami skyline or the Biscayne Bay.

Most properties are luxury estates with modern furnishings and finishes. Some even come with private swimming pools against the backdrop of the bay.

Three-bedroom properties with incredible water frontage usually sell for $2.95 million, while a larger five-bedroom home with both a pool and waterfront access can go as high as $10 million.

The average listing price of Rivo Alto Island properties increased by 25% since October of last year, which could be attributed to the decrease of 18.2% in the number of homes for sale in the neighborhood.

Properties have a median list price of $5 million and an average price per square foot of $1,031.

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