Bienvenidos a Miami! The coastal city boasts the third-largest skyline in the U.S. leading to unprecedented views of the Atlantic Ocean and beyond. Beyond its stretches of pristine beaches and luxury shopping – and of course, the nightlife – Miami is home to a number of swanky hotels beckoning the discerning traveler to be enveloped in luxury. A playground for the rich and famous and gateway to the Caribbean, Central and South America, hotels in Miami offer some truly opulent suite offerings which spare no expense and all have an essence of grandeur. Here are some of the most expensive suites in Miami.
1 Hotel South Beach
At 4,207 sq. ft. with a 5,300 sq. ft. rooftop terrace – several daybeds and sofas for lounging – the Sky Penthouse is part of the nature-inspired premier suites within Retreat Collection at 1 Hotel South Beach. Boasting four bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, a living room, dining room, kitchen, pool table, and den, the Sky Penthouse reflects the aesthetic of bringing the outside in through its design, furniture, and fixtures. Included in guests’ stay is access to a personal guru, personal chef, complimentary private round-trip airport transfers from Miami International Airport, two 50-minute Destress massages or Bespoke facials, and much more. With daily starting rates at $50,000, the penthouse special touches include larger-than-life walk-in closet spaces, wet-style soaking tubs, an Asko washer, and dryer equipment, and a full kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances.
Faena Hotel Miami Beach
Decadence is abundant in the 14,507 sq. ft. Penthouse Suite at Faena Miami Beach. With daily rates starting at $50,000, the open floor plan welcomes guests with opulence with a beautiful antique chandelier, and most of the furniture and other elements having a hint of gold, custom furnishings are by Frank Pollaro. The suite features two levels of spacious gathering areas and dining rooms that are ideal for entertaining and five bedrooms each with its own balconies to enjoy sunrise to sunset views. Each bathroom also has a separate deep soaking tub and marble throughout oozing luxury.
The Setai, Miami Beach
The Setai Miami beach combines the warmth of Asian hospitality and luxurious comfort in the heart of Miami’s most desirable location near South Beach. The Penthouse at The Setai, Miami Beach spans the entire 40th floor and offers four bedrooms and four bathrooms (two large Jacuzzi tubs and a steam shower) across its 10,000 sq. ft. With daily rates starting at $45,000, the suite is available exclusively upon request and boasts a gourmet kitchen, dining room for 10 guests, separate music room, and more. The double living rooms offer a retractable HD-TV, a music foyer outfitted with a Steinway piano while the 3,000 sq. ft. private rooftop terrace is a tropical sanctuary with a private pool and lounge area.
The St. Regis Bal Harbour
Above the white sandy beaches of Miami, the Presidential Suite at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is perched on the resort’s 24th floor and accessible via a private elevator. The elegant 2,800 sq. ft. suite boasts oceanfront views due to its floor to ceiling windows (as well as Sliding glass doors open onto a 1,200 sq. ft. wraparound balcony) and inside it has a full media room with 70-inch TV, two bedrooms with walk-through closets with mirrored drawers leads to an en-suite bathroom and a gourmet kitchen. Guests will also enjoy a complimentary poolside Presidential Cabana and the beloved St. Regis Butler service during their stay.
The Miami Beach EDITION
Detached from the property, the bi-level suite at The Miami Beach EDITION sits the 2,588 sq. ft Bungalow Penthouse with daily rates starting at $9,429.00. The bi-level suite has an astonishing five balconies all with ocean views and a private rooftop plunge pool. With 688sq. ft. in its interior, the penthouse features an open floor plan with an oversized living room and dining room playing on wood and white theme. In the master bathroom, guests can relax in the oversized marble soaking tub or rain shower and make use of custom-made Le Labo bathroom amenities with a signature, exclusive scent.
Acqualina Resort & Residences
Located on the 32nd floor of Acqualina Resort & Residences with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and Miami skyline, the Grand Deluxe Three-Bedroom Oceanfront Suite provides a distinctive design and strong sense of coastal living. Exuding elegant styling and contemporary glamour throughout its 2,375 sq. ft., some of the unique design elements include marble flooring, a hand-painted wallpaper, and a Ralph Lauren Baxter metal shade chandelier in the dining room. With daily rates starting at $6,500, the suite features an expansive living room, serene gathering area, full gourmet kitchen (and fully stocked private bar), and an expansive terrace off of the living area and master bedroom with views of the Atlantic Ocean and a second terrace overlooking the Intracoastal.
Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami
The Presidential Suite at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami is designed similar to the surrounding city, one of upscale chic with custom-designed furniture and other tropical elements. With daily rates starting at $6,999, the 2,680 sq. ft. suite offers an abundance of natural light which floods the suite through floor-to-ceiling windows. The two-bedroom suite offers two oversized terraces and spacious living space, a dining room, and a separate kitchen area. The full marble bathrooms include a deep soaking tub and rain shower and guests who stay in The Presidential Suite also have exclusive Club Lounge access.
Four Seasons Hotel Miami
On the 29th-floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Miami sits the 2,830 sq. ft. Presidential Suite. With the ability to expand to up to three bedrooms (connecting options with a Deluxe City-View Room and Premier Bay-View Room), guests will have views of Biscayne Bay and the surrounding cityscape from nearly every corner of the suite. Along with a fully equipped pantry, a dining table is set for eight and is perfect for intimate dinners or for business meetings. Its luxurious design is complemented by original works by praised Miami artists and a large full marble bathroom plus a guest powder room. Daily rates start at $6,000.
Nobu Hotel Miami Beach
Amenities at the 1,900 sq. ft. Nobu Villa goes beyond just the boundaries of its walls. With daily rates starting at $5,000.00, guests are perched on the 15th floor of Nobu Hotel Miami Beach overlooking the white sands below. Their largest villa follows the general design of the hotel that features a blend of a contemporary Japanese beach house with Miami modern, where guests can take in the panoramic views with the wrap-around balcony. The stunning black top billiards table beckons guests while those who stay at the villa also have access to a private fitness center, priority seating at Nobu Miami, and personal concierge services.
Kimpton EPIC Hotel
With two offerings at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel, the Presidential Suites are 1,100 sq. ft. with daily rates starting at $5,000.00. Equipped with two private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, guests are presented with stunning views of the city skyline and Biscayne Bay 30 floors up in the air. Designed to bring the outside in, marine blues and accents of wood features can be found throughout along with other unique design elements. The ample parlor area and dining table for eight make entertaining a breeze while also including a master bedroom and adjacent guestroom with a private entrance.
The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach
Boasting unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and South Beach, The Lanai Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach has a daily start rate of $5,000.00. Measuring 1,100 sq. ft., the suite offers indoor-outdoor living with a balcony facing east and a large living and dining room, an ideal layout for entertaining. With two elegant marble bathrooms, each features a separate bathtub and shower, guests will be able to select from an array of Asprey amenities. Culture is infused into every room to give guests a feeling of being in the city without leaving their rooms. The color palette reflects blue waters, orange blossoms, brown hues of cafecito and cigars, and the rich golds of flowing rum. Features of the room include rum decanters that have been reimagined as bedside lights, an upgraded lighting system to meet the standards of both the business and leisure traveler, and more.
The two-story Everglades Suite at the Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables Resort is the resort’s most premier suite measuring at 1,800 sq. ft. With daily rates up to $4,000.00 during peak season, this suite offers 360-degree panoramic views of the beautiful green surrounding city of the Coral Gables. Accessed with a private key for utmost privacy, it features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a butler’s kitchen along with hand-painted ceilings depicting Florida’s Everglades scenes. One truly unique offering is the private elevator and secret staircase which leads to where Al Capone ran an illegal speakeasy in this suite during Prohibition (bullet holes in the fireplace and walls are further evidence of Capone’s infamous adventures).