Miami has some grand five-star neighborhoods offering incomparable palatial residences, views, amenities, and privacy. It’s no wonder why the most elite decide to call Miami their home. If you’re looking for an opulent home for yourself, or simply want to gawk over these super exclusive neighborhoods, here’s a list of the 5 most luxurious neighborhoods in Miami.
1 Fisher Island
Not every neighborhood is on a private island of its own with unsurpassed security. Fisher Island is only accessible by boat or boat ferry, which departs from Fisher Island terminal. From its tennis courts, luxurious spa and wellness center, swimming pools, golf course, restaurants, and even it's own private school, Fisher Island has everything. The 2010 census revealed that Fisher Island had the highest per capita income of any place in the United States.
2 Indian Creek Village
Indian Creek Village is a premier neighborhood of just over 250 acres with 40 estates. This village is so exclusive that the island employs its’ own 24/7 armed boat patrol and police force. The large verdant lots, sweeping water views, seclusion, and first class country club course and amenities lure only the most elite, like Don Shula and Raymond Floyd.
3 Venetian Islands
Venetian Islands are made up of six islands: Biscayne, San Marco, Di Lido, San Marino, Belle Isle and Rivo Alto, which are transected by a private toll road called the Venetian Causeway. Each of the islands contain homes of different architectural styles on either waterfront or dry lots. The Venetian Islands have become one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city of Miami thanks to its' implausible views and convenient location.
4 Gables Estates
Gables Estates is a secluded neighborhood just outside of Coral Gables. The Spanish and Mediterranean style homes sit on large lots, which are rare especially in the very heart of South Florida. Gables Estates is close to private learning institutions and Downtown Miami and South Beach, making it a prime neighborhood.
Cocoplum is a private, guard-gated neighborhood located in the prestigious community of Coral Gables. Residents enjoy five-star amenities galore: tennis courts, a basketball court, large pool, playground, gym, and a clubhouse. Most homes on the water have boat docks with direct access to Biscayne Bay.