Retirement Living in Aventura, Florida

Services and Amenities at Vi at Aventura

At Vi at Aventura, we offer best-in-class living environments, well-appointed amenities and unexpected levels of service. After seeing our community and what we have to offer, many question: is this senior living or a luxury resort?

Live in Luxury

Maintenance

We will take care of your home with regularly scheduled maintenance, along with any home repairs you may need. Weekly housekeeping and laundering of your linens and towels are also included.

24-Hour Valet Service

Vi offers 24-hour valet parking services in our heated garage.

Pampering on Site

The Coral Reef Salon, located in the independent living building, offers a full menu of spa and beauty services, all available at an additional charge.

Community

Take in the view. Enjoy a cocktail at happy hour. Dine on a gourmet meal. Soak in the community culture. Host a party. Visit the library. Get some work done. Join a club. Learn something new. Do it all without ever leaving the property.

Guests Welcome

Vi has comfortable hotel-like rooms available for reservation for overnight guests at an additional cost.

Pets are Part of the Family

We know your pets are like family. That is why residents  at Vi can have up to two pets at their residence (i.e., cats, dogs, gerbils, hamsters, or birds). Pets should be 30 pounds and under.

Unparalleled Service

At Your Service

Our resident-centered approach means we work to recruit the industry's best talent. Vi employees have a desire to serve older adults and are dedicated to our core values of integrity, compassion and excellence.

Dedicated Staff

Not only is our staff committed, they are dedicated too.  The more our staff enjoys their job, the more comfortable you can feel at home.

Our Leaders

Todd Miller Executive Director

As Executive Director, Todd oversees every aspect of the community, which includes the quality of service, amenities, care, and programming for each and every Vi at Aventura resident. Todd has served as Executive Director at several Vi communities and has been with the company since 2003.

Gillian South

Gillian South Associate Executive Director

Gillian oversees functional departments and administrative projects for Vi at Aventura. She has more than 15 years of experience in working with older adults in healthcare management.

Pamela Allison Care Center Administrator

Pamela oversees each care center department – from dining service to nursing care – and provides a quality experience to our residents. She works closely with her team of nurses and support staff to develop a personalized approach for every care center resident. Pamela has been a licensed nursing home administrator (NHA) for more than 15 years.

Executive Chef Gonzalo Vazquez

Gonzalo Vazquez, CEC Executive Chef

Executive Chef Gonzalo Vazquez oversees the culinary program for Vi at Aventura, including menu creation and food preparation. Gonzalo, originally from South America, has more than 20 years of culinary experience and is a Certified Executive Chef (CEC).

Exceptional Dining

Quality Every Day

Forget everything you think you know about senior living dining. At Vi, you will dine in style on gourmet cuisine, prepared specifically for you by our professionally trained chefs and food service staff.

Culinary Delights

Executive Chef Gonzalo Vazquez and his team cook as they would for a 5-star restaurant, and keep you in mind. In fact, our chefs have received customized training provided by the Culinary Institute of America on nutrition, healthy cooking and baking techniques, flavor dynamics and food and wine pairing to help make your dining experience truly unique. Our dining team delivers: 
  • Healthy meals that answer nutritional needs while pleasing the palate of older adults 
  • Seasonal menus that change weekly 
  • Nightly specials prepared with locally sourced foods when possible
  • Special menus custom tailored to select events, such as theme nights, winemaker's dinners, prime-rib Saturdays
  • Desserts prepared from scratch by our pastry department, often served with homemade ice cream, sorbet or frozen yogurt
  • Casual, bistro-style and fine dining restaurants with table service 
  • A fully stocked bar and a carefully selected wine list (available at an additional charge)

Service Options

Vi at Aventura offers a range of dining options, so you can enjoy your meals however you would like.
  • Formal indoor and outdoor dining in the Royal Palm
  • Casual indoor and outdoor fine dining at the Calypso Room
  • A la carte dining at the Cafe Biscotti
  • A private dining room
  • Carryout and delivery service options (there is an additional charge for delivery)
  • Table service at every dining venue
  • Visitors may join at any meal for an additional charge

Sample Menu

Our menus change frequently, but this sample menu is representative of Vi at Aventura's flavors.
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Programs and Activities

Fill Up Your Social Calendar

Pick and choose how you would like to spend your time. Vi at Aventura offers a vast variety of socially stimulating events and outings. No matter what you fancy, there is likely something for you.

Culture and Community

Play a round of golf. Shop. Take a stroll. See a show. Learn something new. It is all possible at Vi at Aventura, especially with our personal shuttle service and transportation arrangements. Events and activities often include the following:

  • Scheduled trips to the Aventura Mall
  • Downtown Miami with world-class shopping, dining and events
  • Special showings at the Miami City Ballet
  • Theatrical events at the Gablestage Theatre
  • Events at the Aventura Arts and Cultural Center
  • Scheduled transportation to area churches and synagogues

Fitness Center

    • State-of-the-art TechnoGym® equipment including treadmills, rowing machines, recumbent bicycles, weight machines and free weights
    • Fitness instruction and classes, including Tai Chi, Zumba and weight training
    • Heated salt-filtered indoor pool and a therapeutic whirlpool
    • Locker rooms with showers

    Outdoor Community Areas

    • Landscaped courtyards
    • Paved walkways, perfect for walking or jogging
    • Just a short distance from Waterways Dog Park

    Weekly Events

    SUNDAY

    Yoga, Cards and Games, Movie Night

    MONDAY

    Walking Group, Strength and Balance, Knitting Club

    TUESDAY

    Aquasize, Classic Art Studio, Bingo

    WEDNESDAY

    Walking Group, Strength and Balance, Happy Hour

    THURSDAY

    Choral Group, Classic Art Studio


    FRIDAY

    Computer Class, Lights, Camera, Action, Movie Night

    SATURDAY

    Duplicate Bridge, Canasta, Live Entertainment

    Fine Print

    Community services, amenities and events are subject to change. (Note some services and events may be at an additional charge.)

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    At Your Service

    We have top-notch service because of our dedicated staff.

    Age Gracefully

    At Vi, we strive for whole-person wellness – not just your body, but your mind and soul as well.
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