Las Olas

Experience South Florida's finest on the picturesque isles of Las Olas

Experience South Florida's finest on the picturesque isles of Las Olas


Welcome to Las Olas

The luxurious community of Las Olas is located in east Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Closeby is legendary Las Olas Boulevard, a famous street running east from Andrews Avenue to the Fort Lauderdale beach. The Las Olas isles are peaceful and private, with most only accessible by boat or from Las Olas Boulevard.


Las Olas Boulevard, built in 1917, initially served as a dirt road traversing swampy wetlands. Following a dewatering project in 1920, the Las Olas Isles neighborhood came to be. Most residences in this picturesque neighborhood are large waterfront homes, with a few condo complexes.


Modern architecture is the most predominant style in Las Olas, but a few updated traditional mansions are also available. The homes also feature expansive docks that can accommodate large boats and yachts. 


What to Love 

  • Large waterfront homes
  • Easy access to the ocean at Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • Walking distance to dozens of restaurants and shopping galore
  • Proximity to Fort Lauderdale International Airport


Local Lifestyle 

The bustling, walkable neighborhood of Las Olas offers its residents an urban vibe full of festivity. Locals can take a short walk from their residences to enjoy all the action on Las Olas Boulevard, from luxury shopping to upscale dining and nightlife. Las Olas is the epitome of the Florida lifestyle, offering locals and visitors the best that South Florida has to offer.


The waterways of Las Olas are full of yachts and boats of all sizes. Locals use them to commute to waterfront restaurants or cruise to admire the spectacular views of Fort Lauderdale. On land, you'll see people riding their bikes or scooters or walking, heading to the beach or downtown area. 


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

Las Olas Boulevard is home to dozens of outdoor dining and unique shopping options. There are also 10 major international art galleries, like the Guy Harvey Gallery, and two world-class museums for entertainment.


When it comes to restaurants, you can be sure to find anything you crave within walking distance of your home. Get seafood specialties at a lively bar scene at Lobster Bar, or enjoy live jazz and exquisite dishes at Eddie V's. Remember to treat yourself to tasty chocolate at Kilwins. 


Go shopping at major clothing stores like Yeti, Maus & Hoffman and Deborah James. There are also many fabulous spots to get your hair and nails done or enjoy a relaxing massage.


Things to Do 

There are all kinds of activities for every individual living in or visiting Las Olas. Las Olas residences are close to parks, the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, the Art Museum, and the Museum of Discovery and Science.


Locals and visitors explore the nearby Fort Lauderdale Beach for exciting outdoor beach activities. Besides the water activities, downtown Fort Lauderdale offers fun options in entertainment and shopping complexes like the Galleria Mall. For golfers, exquisite golf courses are only a short drive away.


The festivities never cease in Las Olas, from the Annual Art Festival to the Christmas Festival and the Air & Sea Show. The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the best of them all, attracting visitors from all over the world.



Pine Crest School, a #1 nationwide private institution of higher learning, is located closeby. There are also K-12 learning institutions, both public and private, in the area. Some of the notable schools include:

  • Nova Southeastern University, grades PK-12
  • St Thomas Aquinas High School, grades 9-12
  • Virginia Schuman Young Elementary School, grades PK-5


Overview for Las Olas, FL

3,834 people live in Las Olas, where the median age is 60.4 and the average individual income is $123,120.67. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

60.4 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Las Olas, FL

Las Olas has 2,014 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Las Olas do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,834 people call Las Olas home. The population density is 3,267.58 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

55.87 / 44.13%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group


0-9 Years


10-17 Years


18-24 Years


25-64 Years


65-74 Years


75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

Total Households


Average Household Size


Average individual Income

Marital Status


Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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