The Sunshine State always has been a favorite of transplants for its weather, beaches and lack of a personal income tax, and it’s hard to resist the appeal. The luxe destination offers everything from exquisite culinary experiences to great shopping destinations, breathtaking beaches and an upbeat cultural scene. Here, we’re rounding up the most jaw-dropping resort-like residences with pools that will allow you to bask in the sun-kissed, year-round weather from the comfort of your own home.
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100 Las Olas
Rising 499 feet tall, the luxury 100 Las Olas project in Fort Lauderdale will have the highest pool in the entire city. The resort-style pool will sit atop the 46-story tower at 100 Las Olas – the first new condo project in Fort Lauderdale in over a decade and the tallest building in the city. The pool area will feature day cabanas and comfortable lounge areas for sunbathing and socializing. Designed by Kolter Urban, 100 Las Olas features 121 luxury condominium residences, a nationally branded full-service hotel that includes 238 guest rooms, a lobby-level restaurant and bar with indoor and outdoor seating, ballroom, meeting spaces, elevated pool and fitness center, plus an additional 8,500 square feet of select retail and dining space with outdoor seating on the first level.
Miami’s premier luxury developer—Ugo Colombo’s CMC Group—brings a landmark property to the heart of Miami. Brickell Flatiron’s five-star amenities and ground-level luxury retail will become a new anchor in the ever-growing neighborhood. The crown jewel of Brickell Flatiron will be a Sky Spa, Pool, and Gym perched 64-stories over Brickell – offering residents 360-degree views of Miami. Italian design and superb materials make Brickell Flatiron a home for those who demand the best. Now topped off, Miami’s Italian masterpiece is one step closer to its completion, scheduled for this Summer.
RIVA Residences is a 15-story, 100 residence tower offering ocean-to-sunset views overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway, beaches and the Fort Lauderdale skyline. Priced between $1,675,000 to $4,995,000, the limited edition collection of three-and-four bedroom, one- and two-floor penthouse residences ranges from approximately 3,000 to more than 8,700 square feet of indoor-outdoor living space, including extraordinarily large terraces up to 17-feet-deep and 72-feet-long. Each penthouse entrance is a private foyer leading to the flow-through residence. Each main living floor features a spacious master bathroom and master bath suite, a sprawling living and dining area, an Italian-design kitchen as well as an outdoor summer kitchen. Select penthouses include a private rooftop spa. Penthouse residents may upgrade their residences with a personal boat slip, accommodating vessels up to 30 feet, and/or private, enclosed two-car garage. RIVA offers residents 40,000 square feet of resort-style amenities including guest cabanas, a boat dock, an expansive outdoor swimming pool with views of the Middle River, a resort-style spa, sauna and treatment rooms, a sundeck lounge and a modern fitness center with a yoga studio.
5000 North Ocean
5000 North Ocean is developed by Kolter Urban with architecture designed by Randall Stofft Architects and BC Architects. It features an iconic nineteen story oceanfront residential tower with 48 luxury condominiums, unique to the Singer Island coastline. Renowned Palm Beach Designer Bob Martin of The Decorators Unlimited brings his creative insight to the project, with each unit embodying his signature style of sleek lines and light colors to complement and reflect the crystal blue of the ocean and Intracoastal waterways. The project’s bold tropical modern design evokes a refreshing sense of style paired with seaside amenities and a host of private residential services. Inherent to its modern design, 5000 North Ocean amenities convey an atmosphere of stylistic expression from the oceanfront pool and Oasis Beach Zone to the state-of-the-art fitness center and club room.
PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter
Offering a 5,000-square-foot Skyport for the future of flying cars, rooftop observatory, a world-class spa, boxing studio, golf simulator, indoor basketball court, Jam Room and Tai Chi deck, among others, PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter is known as the most amenitized building in the country – and possibly the world. PARAMOUNT Miami Worldcenter, the signature luxury residential tower of Miami Worldenter, will be just an elevator ride from the vibrant blend of retail, restaurants, and nightlife planned for the mixed-use development. The 60-story skyscraper is the only residential tower currently for sale within the massive 27-acre Miami Worldcenter site – the second-largest urban development project in the nation.
The Ocean Resort Residences at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach
The Ocean Resort Residences is the first-ever Conrad Hotels & Resorts Residential property in the United States. The 24-story tower located on Fort Lauderdale Beach merges nautical inspiration and modern influences with 290 beautifully designed residences, private condominiums, and beachfront villas. The Ocean offers studios, one, two, three-bedroom residences and penthouses ranging in size from 648 to 4055 square feet. Designed by renowned architect Michael Graves with Interiors by Steven G., the completed tower includes fully furnished and finished units with balconies overlooking the Atlantic, Intracoastal, and Downtown Fort Lauderdale. Residences are priced from the high-$400s to $6.5 million.