Las Olas Boulevard

"Las Olas" = "The Waves" in Spanish

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Las Olas boulevard is a popular attraction for locals and visitors, being ideally situated close to Fort Lauderdale beach, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Port Everglades. It is known as a dining and shopping destination.

the place to be!

Las Olas Boulevard, a prestigious Boulevard in Fort Lauderdale, FL that begins at the Atlantic Ocean and ends west at the Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale. It is a popular destination with historic beauty and picturesque views of the intracoastal waterways, homes and yachts. Las Olas Boulevard runs right through the heart of downtown, shopping districts and the Venice community of Fort Lauderdale.

The eastern section of Las Olas is interlaced with canals, waterways and stunning waterfront homes with yachts of all sizes docked by their side. This is truly the Venice of America. This section of Las Olas Boulevard is fun to sight-see while the locals take in the fresh sea air and walk, bike and jog. The Las Olas Boulevard Isles are an amazing place to call home. As soon as you start down one of the Isles you are separated from the traffic and noise from downtown and you feel as though you are in a completely different location all together. Living on the Las Olas Boulevard Isles is an amazing experience. Heading west past the Isles is the beginning of the commercial stretch of Las Olas Boulevard, approximately 1-mile in length. This section of Las Olas Boulevard features cool sub-tropical breezeways and courtyards alive with bars, nightclubs, shops, boutiques, art galleries, restaurants and museums. This is referred to as the “Riverfront” area of downtown Fort Lauderdale.

What's around Las Olas Boulevard?

Living downtown Fort Lauderdale on Las Olas Boulevard is a highly desired location and with its own historical home called Stranahan House, performing arts center, a museum of art, a nearby IMAX cinema, Museum of Discovery & Science and an Art House Movie Theater all accessible from along the Riverwalk, it’s no wonder. Las Olas Boulevard can be accessed by the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi. The water Taxi has stops all along the way and can transport you from downtown all the way to shooters restaurant with a few stops at the Fort Lauderdale Beach, the Galleria Mall, and many others.