Embassy Lakes is a gated community in Cooper City comprising nearly 1600 homes. The houses were built between 1990 and 1994 in various architectural designs. Many of the homes in the community are waterfront and have beautiful pools, textured ceramic tiles, marble and wood floors, hurricane shutters, French doors, and granite countertops. The community includes estate homes, one- and two-story single family homes, and townhomes. Embassy Lakes has an Olympic styled heated pool, clubhouse, three tot lots, six lighted tennis courts, lit basketball courts, volleyball courts, racquetball/handball courts, and a fitness center with sauna and locker rooms. The community is served by the best "A+" public schools. The elementary school is within walking distance from anywhere in the community. Embassy Lakes is located less than 30 minutes from the beach and close to supermarkets, retail stores, major malls, and restaurants.