As summer comes to a close, Hamptonites can ward off the cold a little longer by jetting off to one of the most popular (and year-round) warm weather locales: South Florida. Check out some of South Florida’s hottest residences below:
Located in the heart of Downtown Miami, One Thousand Museum by Zaha Hadid Architects is the first and final residence in the Western Hemisphere by Pritzker Prize-winning architect, Zaha Hadid. Overlooking Museum Park and Biscayne Bay, One Thousand Museum is a few steps away from Miami’s famed cultural hotspots including the Pérez Art Museum Miami and Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science. With a two-story health spa, an aquatic center and the city’s only private rooftop helipad, this skyscraper is next-level luxurious.
Adjacent to Downtown, Brickell, a bustling Miami neighborhood, is home to Brickell Heights, a two-tower condo complete with a SoulCycle studio, Equinox fitness club, 4 pools, tanning deck and a media center. A colorful mural by Argentinean artist Fabian Burgos surrounds the parking podium and decorate Miami’s skyline. Also situated in Brickell, is SLS LUX Brickell Hotel & Residences, the second evolution and a more elevated series from the award-winning SLS Hotels and Residences brand.
Nestled between Miami’s Design District and Wynwood, an artsy neighborhood known for its hip bars and galleries, Hyde Midtown Suites and Residences is designed with tech-savvy, culturally fluent young professionals in mind. In addition to close proximity to some of Miami’s favorite restaurants, Hyde Midtown residents can enjoy signature cuisine by sbe’s renowned restaurant group. Additional perks include poolside cabanas and VIP access to Hyde Beach Club & Lounges at SLS Hotel South Beach.
Neighboring Midtown, The Paraiso District, built in the up-and-coming Edgewater neighborhood, will feature four luxury towers. It has already attracted a slew of celebrities and athletes like DJ/producer David Guetta, NY Yankees designated hitter Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez, four time NBA champ Manu Ginobli, and World #1 tennis player Aranxta Sanchez-Vicario. Italian superstar Piero Lissoni will design ONE Paraiso and GranParaiso, Karim Rashid will design Paraiso Bayviews and Keith Hobbs will design Paraiso Bay.
Miami’s Fisher Island is an ultra-exclusive hideaway, similar to the Hamptons. The 216-acre private island community features an extensive roster of amenities including tennis center, championship golf course, marinas, spa, various dining venues and white-sand beaches. The island recently delivered Palazzo Del Sol, giving homeowners a refreshed version of private island living that includes poolside cabanas, private massage rooms and six-star services.
Down the street from the ferry terminal lies South of Fifth, a quiet tree-lined neighborhood just walking distance to some of the city’s best restaurants and the beach. Louver House, a boutique property, is nestled in the Miami Beach neighborhood and has recently completed. The move-in ready building was inspired by natural landscapes and tropical vegetation. Architect Rene Gonzalez designed spacious and open floorplans with lush gardens and oversized private terraces.
Park Grove features three exclusive towers designed by renowned architecture firm OMA/Rem Koolhaas in Miami’s Coconut Grove community. Developed by Terra and The Related Group, the residences will feature custom kitchens and baths designed by William Sofield and floor-to-ceiling windows offering sweeping views of the Grove Harbour Marina and Biscayne Bay. Luxury amenities include a wine tasting room, nautical concierge, outdoor theatre, art gallery and sculpture garden.
Just north of Miami in Fort Lauderdale, Auberge Beach Residences and Spa Fort Lauderdale will bring an incomparable luxury to the city. Complete with sweeping ocean views and Auberge Resort Collection’s famous, world-class spa, residents are sure to find ultimate relaxation in Fort Lauderdale’s only on-the-sand residence. Hyde Beach House, another hotel and residence going vertical in Fort Lauderdale, will give residents the VIP experience with exclusive access to Hyde Beach Club, a private Aqua Club and expansive pool deck.