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Miami Beach, FL Luxury Real Estate

Miami Beach Luxury Florida Real Estate boasts extraordinary and exceptional beautifully designed homes with unique island locations! Discover breathtaking water views, the captivating beaches, the sparkling sand, the mega yachts, the wonderful warm tropical climate with the brilliant rays of sunshine, the ultra fabulous night life, the shopping, the restaurants.This is one of the most world-wide sought after spots to live in. Notorious for providing the elite with summers of sun-kissed skin, luxurious beaches, afternoons of shopping, evenings of fine dining and nights of lavish events and parties, Miami Beach has the perfect environment for Miami Beach Real Estate Buyers and Miami Beach Real Estate Sellers.


Miami Beach Luxury Island Real Estate! We love the enhancing allure of the lavish Islands of Miami Beach!  Take a look at the outrageous estates and yachtman's paradise of Star Island, Hibiscus Island, Palm Island and the residential ambiance of the Venetian Islands filled with lush sparkling Bay waters that will lead you from your tropical oasis to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Palm Island Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate is an ultimate prestigious guard gated neighborhood in the city of Miami Beach, Florida with exquisite multi-million dollar homes. Spectacular luxury waterfront homes bordering Biscayne Bay with pristine yachts is your discovery as the standard feature in this community. One proceeds onto Palm Island by bridge from Mac Arthur Causeway passing around the sparkling water fountain and circular drive passage filled with canary date nut palms and guard gated entryway, you pass by a covered children's playground full of swing sets, slides and see-saws. The atmosphere of luxury is a sense of history, as many of the incredible estates from the early 1930's were restored to their full glory in the last 10 years. Full advantage is taken of the exceptional bay views from these hidden gems. Palm Island Real Estate is for those in the multi-million dollar category looking for privacy, relaxation, splendor, boating and great night life with Miami Beach, South Beach and Downtown Miami around the corner.

Hibiscus Island Miami Beach Luxury Real Estate is an exclusive world-renown guard gated neighborhood built on an man-made island located in Biscayne Bay, in the city of Miami Beach, Florida, United States. Hibiscus Island Real Estate lies just north of Palm Island Real Estate. This is an exclusive neighborhood where these palatial estates and waterfront mansions have become home to many celebrities and high net-worth individuals. The island is accessible via the MacArthur Causeway through the Palm Island entranceway. The enchanting view of the city amongst the path of Biscayne Bay is breathtaking!

Star Island Real Estate- When only the extraordinary will do....This one of a kind grandeur oval shaped man man island, priced in the millions, holding 35 truly prominant elite residential properties for the affluent lifestyle is situated off of Mac Arthur Causeway. Star Island Real Estate within Miami Beach, Florida is a guard gated island and has become home to the rich and famous, having the most high-profile music, sports and entertainment figures living here. Star Island  is one of the most prized real estate areas in South Florida positioned along Biscayne Bay with an acre or larger lot. Star Island is not only coveted for its supreme, unspoiled waterfront location and limited amount of residents, but also for its extreme privacy. Star Island has the best of both worlds being east of Downtown Miami, Brickell and Coconut Grove and west of South Beach.


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The Venetian Islands - A rare find for those who prefer the lap of luxury living in exceptional homes! Delight in knowing a chain of amazing man made islands surrounding the scenery of sunny blue skies, windy breezes and warm tropical weather mixed with the soothing and sparkling tranquil waters of Biscayne Bay awaits your discovery of the world's finest properties! The Venetian Islands have an enhancing vantage with World-Class Luxury Residential Properties incorporating endless bay views and wonderful backyard boat dockage for your mega yacht!

The Venetian Islands Real Estate is reserved for a fortunate few!  This is an amazing discovery of magnificent mansions encompassing the alluring direct frontage of Biscayne Bay, leading out to the Atlantic Ocean waters featuring six stunning islands. The cities of Miami, Florida and Miami Beach, Florida are your next door neighbors filled with the beach shores, restaurants, entertainment, shopping and activities. Residents of these spectacular residences have the best of all worlds being so close to downtown Miami, Miami's fabulous business district and the best night life and the sandy beaches along Miami Beach!  Residents have incredible views of downtown Miami and Brickell’s skyscrapers, the art deco lights of MacArthur causeway, and the waters of Biscayne Bay.

The Venetian Islands are, from west to east: Biscayne Island, San Marco Island, San Marino  Island, Di Lido Island, Rivo Alto Island, and Belle Isle.The Venetian Islands are connected by bridges from the Miami, Florida mainland to Miami Beach and by driving along the Venetian Causeway and paying the $1.50 toll. The Venetian Causeway has an operational drawbridge for yachts and sailboats to pass and boasts a dedicated lane for cyclists, walkers and runners. 

Fisher Island Miami Beach, Florida



Welcome to Fisher Island, Florida! As we look to the horizon, Fisher Island's intoxicating sunrises shining over the Atlantic and fiery sunsets over the mainland sky, you will see the most enviable island lifestyle is more welcoming than ever! ! Flying high in your sea plane and cruising in style in your mega yacht are some of ways jetsetters will get to and from this world- class private island paradise.  Nothing quite speaks of exclusivity and the finest things in life, like purchasing prime world-class luxurious Fisher Island Real Estate. This famous private Miami Beach, Florida Island, cloistered away from the rest of the world leaves you owing a personal piece of paradise. Fisher Island is situated minutes from Miami and Miami Beach. By land, arrive from Mac Arthur Causeway,  passing through the required security clearance, enter the ferry terminal and embark on the 7 minute car and passenger ferry ride over to Fisher Island. The ferry leaves approximately every 15 minutes 24 hours a day.

Fisher Island, Miami Beach Real Estate is one of the world’s most prestigious renowned first class residential island properties. Sophisticated buyers have come worldwide to purchase this amazing lifestyle featuring resort style premier residential properties and condominiums at this privileged retreat. Sunseekers from around the world love taking advantage of the sugary-sand beaches in this pristine upscale setting! There is plenty of room for sunning, jogging, shelling or catching a catnap to the sound of waves on the shore. Take advantage of the property’s exclusive hideaway location, expansive floor plans, unobstructed ocean and Intracoastal vistas, and the unparalleled lifestyle that the locale offers.

Fisher Island is a 216 acre oasis developed by Carl C. Fisher and owned in the 1920's by the Vanderbilt family. Fisher Island amenties include:

  • Pristine and tranquil white sandy beach of imported Bahamian sand
  • A par 35 championship 9 hole golf course with a 10,000 square foot golf club house
  • 18 lighted tennis courts- 14 clay courts, 2 hard courts and 2 grass courts
  • 2 deep water marinas accommodating 131 vessels up to 200 feet in length
  • 25,000 square foot world class fitness center with spa
  • Fisher Island Hotel and Resort
  • 24 hour security
  • Restaurants with fine dining serving French, Italian, Japanese and American cusine
  • Fisher Island Day School from pre-k to 5th grade
  • A gourmet market, fire department, private bank and post office
  • A golf cart for every home
  • Accessible by private ferry, seaplane, helicopter or yacht
  • Fisher Island Luxury Condos Gallery
  • Fisher Island
  • Oceanside
  • Seaside Villas
  • Fisher Island Luxury Homes Gallery
  • Lindsfarne
  • Miami Beach Island Luxury Homes Gallery
  • Hibiscus Island
  • Palm Island
  • Star Island
  • Venetian Islands
  •  Venetian Islands Luxury Homes Gallery
    Belle Island
  • Biscayne Island
  • DiLido Island
  • Rivo Alto Island
  • San Marco Island
  • San Marino Island



South Beach, Florida - Miami Beach Real EstateSouth of Fifth (SOFI)


South of Fifth (SOFI)

SOFI ( South of 5th ) starts at the south pointe tip and proceeds to 5th street. SOBE (South Beach) encompasses the first 23 blocks of BE (South Beach) encompasses the first 23 blocks of the beach from the south pointe tip of 1st street to 23rd Street. 

Bring your appetite! Prominant Miami Beach restaurants with sumptous menus in this vicinity are Joe Stone Crabs on 11 Washington Avenue, Smith & Wollensky at 1 Washington Avenue, China Grill located at 404 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 ,Texas de Brazil 344 Alton Rd. Suite 200 (At the Miami Marina) Miami Beach, FL 33139, Nobu at 1901 Collins Avenue, Prime 112 on 112 Ocean Drive, Barton G's at 1427 West Avenue by the South Beach Bayside, Tantra 1445 Pennsylvania Avenue and Vita by Baoli on 1906 Collins Avenue. Another addition is Kane Steakhouse which is scheduled to open in June 2011 and is located at 431 Washington Avenue in South Beach’s booming “South of Fifth Street” area.

After dinner, South Beach comes alive with night life scenes at establishments such as Skybar, Mansion,and the Mynt   Lounge on the 2100 block of Collins. Live in a world class luxury million dollar condominium on the beach with fabulous skyline views or a prestigous elite bayside condominium and enjoy the full resort amenties of the building. You can live on one of Miami Beach's island premier luxury residential estates or live in between where you are close to the beach life, night life with many fabulous reataurants and shops nearby. 



South of Fifth (SOFI)

This is the area that is located South of Fifth Street in Miami Beach. The South of Fifth area is home to many new luxury high rise developments that wrap around the southern tip of Miami Beach stretching from Biscayne Bay to the Atlantic Ocean. In addition, South of Fifth contains several unique loft developments. As far as convenience goes, the South of Fifth Neighborhood is unmatched. The Miami Beach Marina by the bay and South Pointe Park  at 1 Washington Avenue are  located here.The Miami Beach Marina holds 400 boat slips and accomodates vessels up to 250 feet in length. At Miami Beach Marina you can charter a boat or rent a jet ski for the day.  Here is a video of South Pointe Park. Residences live here and enjoy the amazing ocean and bay views, amenities, and location, the South of Fifth area has the highest prices in Miami Beach. Some of the newer condominium residences are:



South Beach (SOBE)

South Beach is a neighborhood that encompasses roughly the southernmost 23 blocks of Miami Beach. The majority of South Beach is comprised of hundreds of low-rise historic art deco buildings in pastel colors recently restored and runs along 6th Street to 23rd Street from the Altantic Ocean east to Alton Road west. Using architecture of the 1920’s and 1930’s, this Art Deco District is the largest collection of Art Deco architecture in the world and comprises hotels, apartments and other structures erected between 1923 and 1943. You can walk around these buildings or take a tour. From the marinas to the golf courses to world-class shopping, you will fall in love with Miami Beach. The Miami Beach Marina is right off of the MacArthur Causeway and Alton Road with 400 boat slips holding vessels up to 250 feet long, with electricity, water, cable gives you the freedom for sailing, crusing and fabulous fishing.

There are several luxury high rise buildings along areas such as West End Avenue, and there are a few on Ocean Drive as well. In the center of South Beach you have Flamingo Park which is home to an aquatic center, 17 tennis courts, and basketball courts. Lincoln Road Mall on 16th Street is a pedestrian outside mall letting you enjoy a leisury walk between Alton Road and Washington Avenue with shop such as Bananna Republic, Ann Taylor and The Gap, restaurants such as Balans Restaurant, Cirilo Ristorante, and Lincoln Road Stone Crabs, art galleries and boutiques. Every Sunday you can enjoy The Lincoln Road Farmers' Market with fresh produce, flowers, breads, jams  which is situated between Washington Avenue and Meriday Avenue. In addition, there is an organic market in front of the Lincoln Theatre at Lincoln Road and Pennsylvania Avenue.

 On 17th Street there is New World Symphony Center  and The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theatre for some wonderful shows straight from Broadway, dancers from classical ballet to modern, and international musicians. Go to 19th Street and enjoy events at Miami Beach Convention Center.  Miami Beach Botanical Gardens, a 4.5 acre garden of tropical delights is located at 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, Florida.On 21st street you will discover The Bass Museum of Art. South Beach is home to stores, restaurants, and bars and is a center of activity day and night. The most popular condominium developments in South Beach include:


Mid Beach

Mid Beach starts at 23rd Street and proceeds up to 60th Street was home to most of the original high rise developments in Miami Beach. Today it is a mix of these original buildings, new construction, and buildings that were gut renovated and converted to condominiums. Mid Beach is also home to the famous "Millionaire's Row" and hosts hundreds of boats every year as part of the Miami International Boat Show.  

Between North Beach and South Beach is an area known as "Millionaires Row".  As its name suggests, this Miami Beach Ocean Front neighborhood caters to the impressive and exciting  Luxury High Rise Condominium market starting in the Millions! " Millionaires Row" is situated in Mid Beach within minutes of North Beach and the excitement of South Beach. "Millionaire’s Row" offers peace and tranquility along Collins Avenue with ocean front views, sandy beaches, fabulous sunshine and everything you desire from conceire services to resort style amenties. Millionaire's Row an exclusive residential neighborhood, then luxury hotels, is now premier condominium destination along the scenic strip of Miami Beach between approximately 46th and 67th streets.You will fall in love with the beach, the georgous tropical weather, luxury condominiums, resort style amenties, fine dining and boutiques.  Millionaires Row is one of the most sought after real estate locations in Miami Beach. These stunning Mid Beach towers offer all the comforts of oceanfront living while just being a short drive or in some cases, a short walk away from South Beach nightlife. Popular new condominium developments are:


North Beach (NOBE)

North Beach, which runs North from 60th Street until 87th Terrace, offers some of the best values on condos in Miami Beach. It has always been a residential neighborhood, so you will find many stores and businesses here as well. There are a couple buildings here that offer wonderful views of the intracoastal and/or ocean. Some newer developments are:



Canyon Ranch with its three Towers, South, North and Center on Miami Beach is one of the most luxurious and elite beachfront condominiums to live in, designed by archictect Arquitectonica with interiors by the Rockwell Group. This is a 5-star resort style building where you can live every day of your life in the lap of luxury! The Center Tower is a hotel/ condo hotel tower. Canyon Ranch South has wonderful palatial grounds emersed in lush tropical greenery with  fountains, palm trees, roses, birds of paradise and bougainvillea and manicured lawns.

These new luxury condo feature high ceilings and floor to ceiling windows looking out on spectacular ocean views and/ or city views.The gourmet granite kitchen is filled with Miele and Sub-Zero stainless steel appliances. The oversized master suites have spacious walk in closets, and a master bathroom that is an absolute sanctuary of luxury and relaxation, with custom wood vanities and marble floors.

The Canyon Ranch South building in Miami Beach offers both a private beach with beautifully maintained coastline and full amenities, as well as a beautiful raised swimming pool. The fully equipped fitness offers a 70,000 square foot on site spa offering massages, manicures to medical checkups, an incredible menu of classes everyday, and everything from a yoga studio to a 2-story rock-climbing wall. You will have no excuse to not get (or stay) in the best shape of your life!

 Valet service for your car and white-glove concierge service for your every need round out the luxury amenities at Canyon Ranch South Miami Beach, making you feel like you’re on a permanent holiday at a 5-star resort.


Canyon Ranch South Building Features

  • Community offers luxury in a wellness-focused setting
  •  A lifestyle
  • One, two and three bedroom condos, beachfront townhomes and penthouses
  • Three blue-glass towers - North, South and Center – Center Tower is the Canyon Ranch Hotel and Spa; 430 residences total
  • Located on 750 linear feet of pristine beach
  • 70,000 sq ft world-renowned wellness spa is the largest spa in South Florida
  • 54 treatment rooms offer personalized treatments, integrative Western and Eastern therapies, nutrition counseling
  • Spa offers medical consultations including preventive health evaluation/annual exams, Chinese medicine, preventative insomnia, healthy skin consultation, sports/musculosketal and physical therapy, and diagnostic testing
  • Wellness nutrition programs for weight loss and Life Management services for healthier lifestyle
  • Spa features the Aquavena thermal suite - a European-inspired aqua thermal oasis
  • Spa treatments include massage therapy, mud, salt, aromatherapy and seaweed treatments, full body scrubs, body wraps, and facials
  • Canyon Ranch signature skin and wellness products store in the Spa
  • His and hers steam rooms, walk in Jacuzzis, saunas
  • Fitness center with state of the art equipment and professional fitness training
  • Yoga, Pilates and aerobics studio
  • Two-story rock climbing wall with ocean view
  • Several pool decks overlooking the beach, with direct beach access
  • Private beach club, with white-glove cabana service
  • Onsite Canyon Ranch Grill serves healthy fare either indoors or on the outdoor ocean view terrace
  • Carillion Lounge serves tapas and organic beer and wine
  • Juice bar in lobby
  • Room service available 24/7 and specialty menus upon request
  • White-glove concierge service 24/7 for resident owners
  • 24-hour valet and security services

Canyon Ranch South Residence Features

  • Oversized glass and steel balconies
  • Breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean, Intercoastal, and Miami skyline
  • Floor-to-ceiling hurrican impact windows
  • Walk-in closets
  • Open kitchen with embedded Italian coffee machine and top of the line stainless steel appliances including Miele ovens, Sub-Zero refrigerators, and Kitchen Aid microwaves
  • Dellacasa cabinetry and granite countertops in kitchens
  • Custom built out bathrooms with marble flooring and Kohler and Dornbracht fixtures
  • Natural stone showers in master bathrooms with whirlpool soaking tubs
  • Separate water closets
  • Custom-crafted wood and marble


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