Doral is a city in the U.S. state of Florida. It is located in north-central Miami-Dade County. This is an inland community, situated 12 miles west of Miami. Doral offers a mixed industrial and suburban neighborhood. It is considered a bedroom community for Miami. Doral was named for the famous golf and spa resort located in its borders.
Doral’s economy is based on area tourism, retail, financial, and import/export business. This is due to its close proximity to the Miami International Airport. Companies headquartered in Doral include Carnival Corporation and subsidiary Carnival Cruise Lines, Amadeus North America, AAXICO, Benihana (restaurant chain), and Perry Ellis International. Other companies with office space or other facilities in Doral include The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Miami Branch Office, and top employers Marriot International, Univision, and Supreme International.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Doral, including a visit to the famous Doral Golf Resort & Spa. This golf resort was founded by real estate pioneer Alfred Kaskel in 1962. The name ‘Doral’ was designed from an amalgamation his first name, and that of his wife, Dorris. The resort is currently owned by the Trump Organization. This is a 650-acre five star resort that offers accommodations, golf, dining, and a spa. There are 693 guestrooms, five world-class golf courses, a 48,000-sq.-ft. spa with 32 treatment rooms, and dining options that include Latin-American inspired steakhouse, Mesazul. Dining options in Doral include Sushi Joe, Holleman’s Steak & Seafood, Hurricane Bar & Grill, Doral Pizza, Burritoville, and Doral Ale House. Big Tomato Gourmet Pizza pride themselves on healthy pizza, salads and wraps.
The nearest major airport to Doral is Miami International Airport. This airport features international and domestic flights just 8 miles from the city center. Another option is the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, situated 34 miles from Doral. The area is served by the Doral Trolley, that has stops all over the city.