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Top 3 Luxury Condos in Miami and the Unprecedented Amenities Offered - Denis Smykalov

Miami is a thriving city. Art galleries and museums are filled with world-class contemporary works. Nightlife is sexy. The luxury real estate market is rising, and developers are bringing sophistication and uniqueness to impress buyers.

One Thousand Museum

Downtown Miami

Minutes from South Beach and the Brickell financial district sits Miami’s prestigious residential condo tower. One Thousand Museum, located at 1000 Biscayne Boulevard in Miami’s Park West neighborhood, was designed by Pritzker Award-winning architect Zaha Hadid. Completed in late 2019, the luxury development features a recognizable exoskeleton that wraps around the balconies. It rises 62 stories and includes 84 residences comprised of four duplex townhouses, 70 half-floor residences, and ten full-floor penthouses.

Residents will find luxurious finishes with Gatto Cucine kitchens, Gaggenau and Sub-Zero appliances, Dornbracht faucets, Molteni & C custom closets, Kreon lighting, Crestron customized, integrated smart technology, combined with a choice of finishes chosen by Zaha Hadid herself.

One Thousand Museum is the first residential development in South Florida to have a rooftop helipad and high-security vault for storing valuables such as artwork, antiques, and jewelry. A double-height aquatic center and sky lounge can be found directly below the helipad, where residents can enjoy an indoor, infinity-edge pool. The sky lounge offers event space overlooking the bay, ocean, and city.

Paraiso Bay Residences

Facing Biscayne Bay, the five-acre waterfront property is located in the trendy Edgewater neighborhood. Paraiso Bay was completed in 2018 and is one of four residential towers in the Paraiso District. The building was developed by Related Group and designed by the internationally-renowned architecture firm Arquitectónica. Keith Hobbs of United Design Partnership designed the lobby and other shared spaces, while globally recognized Swiss landscape architect Enzo Enea was responsible for the pool deck and grounds landscape.

Paraiso Bay is 53-stories with 346 condo residences with one, two, three, and four-bedroom floor plans as well as penthouses. Residents have unbeatable ocean views and expansive terraces. Wake up to a gourmet kitchen with custom European kitchen cabinetry, an open kitchen with a breakfast bar, and premium appliances. Spacious soaking tubs and frameless glass-enclosed showers can be found in the master bathrooms in most residences. Designer details are seen throughout the open-concept master baths, from cabinetry, faucets, imported porcelain flooring, and imported stone vanity tops.

Residents can enjoy spectacular amenities ranging from a zero-entry heated swimming pool to a clubroom with a billiards table. The fitness center includes a cardio theatre overlooking the three-acre resort deck, while the tennis center features two lighted tennis courts and a multipurpose court. Unwind in the health spa with men’s and women’s steam and sauna facilities.

State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and theater-style seating fill the private screening room. Residents also have access to a wine cellar, tasting room, and cigar lounge with private humidors. Paraiso Bay truly has something for everyone - a teen’s game room with multimedia facilities and a children’s play room with direct access to a kid’s pool with an interactive water playground.

The Estates at Acqualina

The late designer, creative director, and style icon Karl Lagerfeld collaborated with Trump Group Partners on his first interior design project in the United States - the lobbies at The Estates at Acqualina. Custom features, finishes, and furnishings echo his attention to detail.

Jules Trump and the Trump Group are behind some of Miami’s deluxe hotels, resorts, and residential properties, including The Estates at Acqualina. Offering 245 luxurious residences, the twin-tower project is one of the most luxurious residential developments in Sunny Isles Beach. Responsible for the design is Suchi Reddy of Reddymade Architecture.

Inspired by Circus Maximus, ancient Rome’s entertainment arena, Villa Acqualina is a 50,000-square-foot amenities building featuring an underwater cave-themed ice skating rink, a movie theater, bowling lanes, a golf simulator, and a Formula One racing simulator. It also boasts a Wall Street Trader’s Club room with ticker tape, computers, and a board room.

The complex also features a two-story nightclub with tiered seating, dance platforms, and video walls. Recharge in the spa/fitness center with a specialty salt room with salt-covered floors and walls made from salt bricks. Additionally, residents have access to meditation spaces and an aromatherapy lounge.

For residents at The Estates, there is a neighboring Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond Acqualina Resort & Spa. It has been recognized in the 2022 10 Best Readers’ Choice Awards by USA Today as the #1 Best Destination Resort in the U.S. Residents have access to unparalleled accommodations and services, including daily housekeeping, in-room dining, children’s programming, child care services, pet care, dry cleaning and laundry services, limousine service, spa access, and gourmet dining.

Denis Smykalov | Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Wolsen Real Estate |


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