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Rivo Alto Island


General Overview

Rivo Alto Island, one of the six Venetian Islands in Miami Beach, takes pride in offering luxurious tropical living among residents. It provides A-list homeowners with the privacy and tranquility they seek, while being next to the excitement of Miami Beach.

Rivo Alto Island is divided into two areas: West Rivo Alto and East Rivo Alto. Whichever side you choose, you’re guaranteed a lavish waterfront home that can be your year-round residence or secondary home for an idyllic holiday.


Rivo Alto Island is located on Biscayne Bay within the city of Miami Beach. It is one of the islands comprising Venetian Islands, a chain of man-made islands in Miami and Miami Beach. The island has a population of around 233.

Along with Rivo Alto Island, the Venetian Islands are Biscayne Island, San Marco Island, Di Lido Island, Belle Isle, and San Marino Island. Rivo Alto Island sits in between De Lido Island and Belle Isle.

Rivo Alto is located in Miami Beach. Miami Beach is a coastal resort city where tropical and city living coexist. It features vibrant cityscapes brimming with culture, history, and charm with miles and miles of white sand and blue waters as backdrop. The city is subdivided into three main neighborhoods: South Beach, Mid Beach, and North Beach.

Real Estate Community in Rivo Alto Island

Average Land Area/House Square Feet

The standard size of waterfront residential properties in Rivo Alto Island and other Venetian Islands is 10,500 square feet. Non-waterfront residences have an average lot size of 7,500.

Common Property Types or House Styles

Rivo Alto Island is strictly a community of single-family homes, both waterfront and non-waterfront. Each home comes with top-class features and amenities to make staying in an experience on its own.

Average Market Pricing

Rivo Alto Island homes for sale range from around $2,150,000 to over $29,000,000 in price. Average listing price is $6.19 million

Common Design, Construction, or Architectural Types

There are a variety of architectural designs that can be found within the island. Mediterranean and contemporary styles are typical among Rivo Alto Island residences.

Notable Homeowners

Rivo Alto Island, like the rest of the Venetian Islands, is attractive to business executives, high-profile entrepreneurs, rich retirees, socialites, and top celebrities.

Living in Rivo Alto Island

Employment/Job Opportunities

The median household income in the whole of Venetian Islands is $84,000. High-profile residents such as international businessmen and celebrities make up the neighborhood of Rivo Alto Island.


Miami Beach has a tropical monsoon climate. The tropical rainy season starts in May and runs through October. Dry season starts in November and lasts through April. Interestingly, Miami Beach is the only mainland US city to never experience freezing temperatures.


Panther Coffee is a well-known coffee shop not only in Miami Beach but all throughout Miami. For authentic Latin American breakfast or lunch, head to Las Olas Cafe. Another must-try in Miami Beach is La Sandwicherie, serving French sandwiches since 1988.

For huge servings of pizza, Pizza Rustica won’t disappoint. Mediterranean and Greek cuisine is served at Miami Mediterranean. Mexican food lovers will be delighted with the menu options at Taquiza. Those who are looking for acai bowls and other healthy juices, smoothies, and sandwiches, Under The Mango Tree is for you.


Miami Beach is served by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools. Students attend North Beach Elementary, Treasure Island Elementary, South Pointe Elementary, Mater Beach Academy, Biscayne Elementary, Fienberg/Fisher K-8 Center, Nautilus Middle School, and Miami Beach Senior High School.

There are also a number of private schools in the area, such as Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy, St. Patrick Catholic School, and Mechina High School.


The Venetian Causeway connects the Venetian Islands to mainland Miami Beach island and mainland Miami. Public transportation is a reliable way of getting around in the area. Many Metrobus lines connect to downtown Miami and the Metrorail. The Metrobus is also popular among commuters.

There’s also the Airport-Beach Express, a direct-service bus line that brings passengers from Miami International Airport to various points in South Beach. The pedestrian-friendly Miami Beach has a biking culture.

Parks, Recreational Activities, and Attractions

Rivo Alto Island is close to downtown Miami and South Beach. South Beach is nicknamed the American Riviera and an Art Deco hotspot. Ocean Drive is known as the Art Deco District, a collection of buildings featuring art deco architecture. For outdoor dining and shopping, head to Lincoln Road.

Attractions in North Beach include the boardwalk, North beach Oceanside Park, and North Beach Bandshell. Meanwhile, Mid Beach takes pride in the Faena District, colorful nightlife, and well-loved restaurants.

Rivo Alto Island is for those who crave privacy but need easy access to what the city has to offer. If you think Rivo Alto Island is the address for you, get in touch with The Jills Zeder Group at 305.722.5721 or 305.341.7447 to get started.

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