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All of the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami, Miami Beach and More


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All of the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami, Miami Beach and More

With a long history of luxurious, world-class amenities, and superior service, the Ritz-Carlton residences and brand of hotels is widely renowned. So if “Putting on the Ritz” is your ideal lifestyle, there are several Ritz-Carlton Residences to choose from, including two new recent projects in South Beach and Pompano Beach. Here is our curated list of all the Ritz-Carlton Residences, including the pre-construction Ritz-Carlton Residences in Pompano Beach and the recently announced Ritz-Carlton Hotel & Residences in South Beach near Miami Beach, to be built as part of the renovation of the historic Sagamore Hotel. _This article was first published on February 22, 2022\. It was last updated on January 24, 2023._ --- ### Grand Bay Ritz-Carlton Residences, Key Biscayne Located in the exclusive, laid-back island community of Key Biscayne, the Grand Bay Ritz-Carlton Residences is a mixed-use condo hotel, housing residential units, hotel suites, and onsite retail and commercial services, including a spa, salon, boutiques, and restaurants. Owning at the flagship Ritz-Carlton in Key Biscayne, which was built in 2001, entitles you to revenue sharing in the hotel’s rental income, as well as personal use of hotel amenities and services. The Ritz-Carlton Residences building was completed in 2001 with 12 stories and 188 residences. Pets are allowed for owners and residents, and these Ritz-Carlton Residences in Key Biscayne offers gorgeous ocean views, deeded beach access, and a host of luxury amenities such as meticulously maintained tennis courts and tennis program, a fully equipped fitness center, two pools, sauna, jetted soaking tubs, and a 20,000 square foot spa. There’s a children’s beachfront playground and special perks such as a transportation butler and complimentary massage samplers on the pool deck. General amenities at this Ritz-Carlton also include a recreation room and entertainment spaces, a media room, a business center, covered parking, bike storage, valet and concierge service, as well as poolside concierge. ### The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Miami Beach The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach is the definition of the quintessential gold-star luxury Ritz-Carlton experience, nestled amid seven acres of waterfront gardens, entertainment areas, and a private marina. Developed by Lionheart Capital and designed by Italian starchitect, Piero Lissoni, the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach features only condo residences, including 111 residential condo units and 15 villas. The Miami Beach, luxurious resort-style condominium complex, sitting at the juncture of the ocean, a private lake, and the Biscayne Bay, redefines luxury waterfront living by creating a serene oasis only minutes from the buzzing excitement of South Beach and Miami. Built in 2019, all units in the Miami Beach nine-story building are wired for smart-home technology, and offer residents simplistic luxuries such as stone flooring in common areas, kitchen and bathrooms, wood flooring in the bedrooms, and expansive hurricane-resistant windows throughout with framed views of the Bay. Residents here can expect designer Boffi kitchens and master bathrooms by Lissoni, Gaggenau appliance suites, free-standing tubs, and Zucchetti plumbing fixtures. Some units also feature summer kitchens and private plunge pools. Other Ritz-Carlton Residences offerings at this Miami Beach location include a lavish rooftop deck with an infinity pool and plunge pools, luxurious private cabanas, and a poolside grill, surrounded by seven lush waterfront acres with beach access and unobstructed panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, lake, and city skyline. More amenities at the Ritz-Carlton Residences Miami Beach include a Club Room, business and media centers, a state-of-the-art fitness center, spa, with steam room and salon, plus a kids room and art studio. Treatment rooms, massage, yoga, meditation gardens, and personal trainers are among the many offerings that define the resort lifestyle experience at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Miami Beach. Pets are allowed here, even large pets, for owners and renters. This is a residential-only property, with no hotel onsite. ### The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Sunny Isles Beach The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Sunny Isles Beach is a spectacular 649-foot, 52-story tower, designed by Miami’s famed Arquitectonica and with interiors by the famed Italian interior designer Michele Bönan. This Ritz-Carlton Residences, completed in 2018, features the most contemporary state-of-the-art amenities just north of Miami Beach. Overlooking 250 feet of sandy shoreline in the beachfront community of Sunny Isles Beach, you’ll come home to the luxurious elegance and meticulous attention to detail that the Ritz-Carlton brand is known for. Here you’ll have a glorious beachfront pool deck, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a kid’s club, and the private Owner’s Club on the 30th floor. The beautifully curved tower houses 210 expansive Ritz-Carlton Residences between 1,447 and 3,204 square feet, and penthouses up to 6,320 square feet. An elegant two-story lobby with four stories of glass behind it overlooks the pool and beach area. Units feature a private elevator lobby for each residence, 10-foot ceilings, smart-home technology, and oversized terraces with unobstructed views of the Atlantic, the Intracoastal Waterway, and the city skyline. Select units in these Ritz-Carlton Residences also include private pools and service quarters. The Ritz-Carlton Residences in Sunny Isles is also a private residential community with no hotel on the premises, and no short term rentals allowed. Pets are welcomed for both owners and renters. ### The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove Built in 2001 in the lush, marina-based neighborhood of Coconut Grove, the Ritz-Carlton Residences Coconut Grove is a condominium and hotel community with 88 residential units ranging in size between 1,057 and 2,617 square feet. With a score of 91 from Walker’s Paradise, the neighborhood of Coconut Grove is delightfully shady and tropical, with many locals using bikes to get around, and walking under the canopy of trees to boutiques, cafes and Cocowalk. The Ritz-Carlton Residences Coconut Grove is directly across the street from Dinner Key and Biscayne Bay, marinas, yacht clubs and the Coconut Grove Sailing Club, and offers luxurious amenities such as a heated pool, spa, and sauna, a fitness center, business center, and covered parking. Valet, concierge, dining and spa services are all part of the lifestyle at the Ritz Carlton Residences. At the Small pets are allowed for owners and residents. And because this is a condo-hotel, owners here are allowed to rent out there units for a minimum of 30 days, 12 times a year. ### The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Fort Lauderdale Overlooking the waters of the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Fort Lauderdale places you in the lap of luxury amid the top-tier amenities of one of the world’s most elegant resort hotel brands, in a spectacular beachfront setting. Designed by Arquitectonica, this Ritz-Carlton features both residential-only units, and condo-hotel units. Listings at the Ritz-Carlton Residences in Fort Lauderdale average from 2,003 to 2,922 square feet. The 23-story building was completed in 2007 and houses only 28 residential units.Owners of condo-hotel units may rent their units out on a short-term basis through the hotel’s rental program. Owners of residential units may rent their units out for yearly lease terms. This luxurious condo-hotel development allows owners to take full advantage of the hotel’s resort-style amenities, including a fully equipped fitness center, pool, spa, jacuzzi, exclusive beach services, covered parking, and valet and concierge services. Plus pets are welcomed for owners and renters. --- ## The Newest Ritz-Carlton Residences South Beach --- ### **Ritz-Carlton, South Beach (Planned)** If South Beach lovers have been waiting for a Ritz-Carlton Residences to arrive, the wait seems to be over. Owners of the Sagamore and Ritz-Carlton Hotels in South Beach of Miami Beach are merging the two properties in a renovation and development project that includes major changes to both, as well as the construction of a new residential condominium tower in Miami Beach. The proposal to merge the 4.8-acre property that houses the Sagamore, at 1671 Collins Avenue in Miami Beach, with the Ritz-Carlton (formerly the historic DiLido Hotel) located at 1 Lincoln Road, includes renovations to both, as well as building a new, 17-story beachfront tower with 50 condo units in the area behind the Sagamore in Miami Beach. The proposed Ritz-Carlton-branded condo tower, designed by Kobi Karp, will offer units ranging from 1,000 to over 2,330 square feet. The project also includes new pools and water features, a beachfront dining area, virtual golf, and state-of-the-art amenities. ### **The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Pompano Beach** Fortune Development Group will bring a Ritz-Carlton Residences to Pompano Beach, just north of Ft. Lauderdale and 45 minutes from Downtown Miami. This pre-construction, residential condo project is scheduled for completion in 2024 and will rise 30 stories tall, housing 239 luxury waterfront residential units on the ocean. Designed by renowned architect Luis O. Revuelta for the Fortune International Development Group, the Pompano Beach Ritz-Carlton Residences will feature a variety of floorplans from 1 to 5 bedrooms, ranging in area from 1,309 to 3,745 square feet, and loaded with luxury amenities. Whether you want to experience the relaxation of living in a resort community, or you prefer the serenity of a residential community with no transient visitors, you can surround yourself with the service and quality of the Ritz-Carlton brand in each of these exquisite Ritz-Carlton Residences. **Search for available Ritz-Carlton Residences for sale** for sale in Miami and South Florida here. --- ## Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Ritz-Carlton Residences --- ### Can You Rent Out Your Ritz-Carlton Residence? If you are looking to rent out your unit at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, you might want to check first. Generally, the reason you are buying from the Ritz-Carlton Residences is to get the exclusivity of the luxury brand without the transient nature of hotel guests. Therefore, it makes sense for the Ritz-Carlton Residences and owners to want to limit the number of renters walking in and out of their doors, and discourage short-term rentals. However, there are Ritz-Carlton Residences that are condo-hotels, and then there are residential only Ritz-Carlton buildings, depending on the location. Those condo residences that are part of a condominium-hotel combination are more likely to allow short-term rentals. Most Ritz-Carlton Residences properties do not allow short-term rentals, such as those that are less than 30 days. That being said, it could be a different story if you are looking to rent your unit at Ritz-Carlton Residences for a seasonal rental, for perhaps 3 months or longer. ###### Grand Bay Ritz-Carlton Residences Grand Lawn, Key Biscayne - Photo courtesy of The Ritz Carlton. ### How to Buy a Ritz-Carlton Residence? If you are looking to buy a property at a Ritz-Carlton Residences, you would proceed in the same way that you would buy a regular condo. Working with a licensed real estate agent specializing in luxury properties and branded properties is recommended. If the project is in pre-construction like at the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Pompano Beach, you can already reserve and buy your unit. If you need help buying with Ritz-Carlton Residences in South Florida, reach out to us. You can also search for available Ritz-Carlton Residences units here on condoblackbook.com. ###### The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Fort Lauderdale - Photo courtesy of The Ritz Carlton. ### How Much Does a Ritz-Carlton Residence Cost? The Ritz-Carlton brand is known the world-over for its exemplary luxury and service. And the expectations are no different when in comes to Ritz-Carlton Residences. While each property may have a different developer and architect, the commitment to the finest materials, amenities and service will part of what you are buying. Because of this, you can expect to pay a premium for the exclusivity, security and opulence, as well as usually premium locations. In South Florida, particularly Ritz-Carlton Residences near the beaches, you get the added luxury of living waterfront, which normally increases the price. That said, prices can vary when buying with Ritz-Carlton Residences, depending on the city, property size and market conditions. You can search for prices and available Ritz-Carlton Residences units on our website at www.condoblackbook.com. ###### Courtyard terrace at The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove - Photo courtesy of The Ritz Carlton. ### Are Pets Allowed in Ritz-Carlton Residences? The Ritz-Carlton brand understands that your pets are part of your family, and so, yes, pets are allowed in most Ritz-Carlton Residences. In fact, at most Ritz-Carlton Residences, you’ll find that pets are even embraced with an array of services and amenities for your beloved fuzzy companion. Additionally, if you have an emotional support animal (ESA), remember that you are allowed to have your service animal with you even in a no-pet building. There was a recent law in 2020 that requires no additional deposit or monthly fees for emotional support animals, so long as your ESA is properly documented. For more details on Florida’s ESA laws, see this article. ###### The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach - Photo courtesy of The Ritz Carlton. ### Ritz-Carlton Residences For Sale So, you're looking for Ritz-Carlton Residences for sale? You want to know how to search on available Ritz-Carlton condos available to buy? Check out our website here for availability, extensive information on the buildings, amenities, photos and floor plans of available units for sale, and more details. Our site also provides historical sale information and property tax information as well. **LET'S GET SOCIAL!** Connect with us on Instagram and Youtube. If you are interested to learn more about the Ritz-Carlton Residences in South Florida, or to schedule an appointment to see Ritz-Carlton Residences, contact us today. We will be more than happy to sit down with you and guide you to the luxury and exclusivity of a Ritz-Carlton lifestyle right in your very own home!

Video: Agent Faves - Take a Tour of Key Biscayne, Miami


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Video: Agent Faves - Take a Tour of Key Biscayne, Miami

Do you love city life but also like a serene island community to call home? Take a peek into one of Miami’s hidden gems – Key Biscayne. With only one road leading in and out of this paradise island, Key Biscayne is a short, scenic drive from Brickell – a neighborhood best known for its Manhattan-like lifestyle and great public transit system. Indeed, this tranquil island community features a warm, family-friendly vibe with most conveniences just a golf-cart-ride away, and all set between the 808-acre Crandon Park and the nature preserve of Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park. Watch the video to follow our Key Biscayne specialist, Vera Berezhnaya for a short tour of this scenic island’s highlights: Accessible by the Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne is known for its unspoiled beaches, tropical greenery, and mesmerizing wildlife spanning butterflies to exotic birds, loggerhead turtles, reefs, and colorful aquatic creatures. The island is pretty comprehensive in itself, as it houses a gourmet market, Starbucks, Winn-Dixie, CVS, mini shopping centers, and a great collection of restaurants for all tastes, from pizza to Indian. It also helps that the best of Mainland Miami are just a 15-minute drive away, whether Brickell and Brickell City Centre or Coconut Grove and its recently renovated CocoWalk. Both the malls feature a distinctive vibe, putting a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options within easy reach. Here’s looking into the Key Biscayne stop-overs mentioned in the video above: ### Hobie Island Beach Park or Windsurfer Beach ###### Photo courtesy of MiamiAndBeaches.com This is one of Miami’s most famous dog-friendly beaches. The first stop if you’re driving down from Brickell; the beach features a wide range of water activities ranging from jet skiing to kayaking, paddle boarding, windsurfing, and more. ### Crandon Park Beach This popular picnic spot and nature lover’s paradise was once home to a coconut plantation. Today, it features a championship 18-hole golf course, 27 public tennis courts, a nature center, a kids’ playground, a coastal hammock, a mangrove boardwalk, a rich coastal environment, and a whole bunch of water activities. ### Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ###### Photo courtesy of the Key Biscayne Chamber It doesn’t get quieter and quainter than this! Located at the southernmost end of Key Biscayne, this historic state park was named by Ponce de Leon when he first landed here in 1513\. The natural beach here has repeatedly been named one of the best beaches in the country. Bill Baggs State Park is also home to a 200-year-old lighthouse called the Cape Florida Lighthouse, which is equally popular among locals and tourists. With acres upon acres of an unspoiled preserve to explore, visitors flock here to enjoy picnics by the ocean, kite surfing, fishing trips, biking expeditions, nature walks, and various water sports. If we had to pick one luxury condo building, we absolutely love on this island community, it would have to be Oceana Key Biscayne. One of the newest additions to Key Biscayne, the 14-story, 154-unit oceanfront condo building was designed by Miami’s award-winning Arquitectonica. Perched along 500 linear feet of private beachfront, Oceana affords an immersive world of high-end amenities including a staff room in every unit, beach services, separate relaxation and lap pools, a poolside restaurant, full-service spa, ocean-view fitness center, a tennis court, putting greens, a private cinema, children’s center, library, and more. **LET'S GET SOCIAL!** Connect with us on Instagram and Youtube. Curious about more luxury properties in the family-friendly island community of Key Biscayne? Call or message us directly for a private tour of a condo you like.

The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Key Biscayne



The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in Key Biscayne

Key Biscayne is a coveted neighborhood offering the best of South Florida living in an intimate, family-focused island setting. Boasting of uncluttered and semi-private beaches, acres of lush park space, greenery and golf courses, and family-friendly safety, this island is a harmonious suburban community with quick access to the city’s best. Residents rate this tropical paradise as one of the finest to build a life and raise a family. So, are you curious what the very best of island living in Miami is like? Here’s a list of the Top 5 Most Luxurious Condos in Key Biscayne and why they are worth it. Prices per square foot reflect prices at the time of posting. ###### _Last updated: August 10, 2022_ ## Why Choose Key Biscayne? Key Biscayne offers the very best of island living along with a very scenic 15-minute drive to the mainland, dropping you at the center point between Coconut Grove and Brickell, and access to I-95\. Mesmerizing ocean views, and a drive through nature’s lap at Crandon Park make coming home a special affair. Residents of Key Biscayne benefit from utmost privacy, a strong sense of community, having a fabulous golf course on the island, a world-class tennis facility (former home of the Miami Open Tournament), Miami’s best crowd-free beaches, and the spoils of nature at the Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park - all accessible by golf cart! The island is also home to some of Miami’s top-rated schools, plenty of restaurants, and conveniences, making a trip to the mainland less of a necessity. --- ## The Best of the Best Condos in Key Biscayne --- ### **5\. Ocean Club - Club Tower One – 799 Crandon Boulevard, Key Biscayne** **Average List Price: $1,650 per square foot** With panoramic water and/or nature views available from each unit, this 16-story building is home to only 93 luxurious residences. Built in 2002, Ocean Club offers 1,000 feet of picturesque ocean beach frontage, this 52-acre community affords access to several high-end amenities including a private 20,000-square-foot beach club, a tennis club with 8 clay courts, a beachside bar and grill, gourmet restaurant with outdoor dining, expansive pools, salon and boutique, and more. Living here truly allows you to live a luxurious island lifestyle full of outdoor activities to share with the entire family. ### 4\. Grand Bay Ritz Carlton – 455 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne ###### **Average List Price: $1,664 per square foot** Photo courtesy of Ritz-Carlton.com All three towers in this 12-acre complex are some of the most luxurious on the island. However, the Grand Bay Ritz Carlton stands out for housing an expansive shopping center, including a 20,000-square-foot spa, fine retail shops, and dining options, plus the highly regarded Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center with 11 courts, where both professional athletes and recreational players regularly train. Residents of this 12-story, 188 unit condo-hotel further get access to a private beach with two restaurants, beachfront kids’ playground, two over-sized pools facing the ocean, and many other signature services from the hotel known for its sumptuous luxury. Plus the Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne is pet friendly ### 3\. Grand Bay Residences – 445 Grand Bay Drive, Key Biscayne **Average List Price: $1,698 per square foot** ###### Part of the Ritz Carlton Grand Bay complex, The Grand Bay Residences is known for its 137 luxury residences spread across three, 13-story towers collectively known as the Grand Bay Residences. Besides exceptional water and lush nature views, this 12-acre oceanfront complex affords its residents top-of-the-line amenities, including the Cliff Drysdale Tennis Center, a 20,000 sq. ft. spa, luxury gym, two oversized pools facing the ocean with two restaurants, and a sophisticated social room. ### 2\. Ocean Club - Club Tower Two – 785 Crandon Blvd, Key Biscayne **Average List Price: $2,025 per square foot** Sitting on over 1,000 feet of pristine beach frontage, this classically designed condo building is part of a 55-acre condo complex. Club Tower Two rises 20 stories and houses 100 luxury condo units. Residents of this gated community get access to high-end amenities such as tennis courts, private beach access, a beachside bar and grill, a 20,000-square-foot beach club, private health and fitness spa, a gourmet restaurant, expansive pools, and much more. Want to see more of Key Biscayne? Watch our exclusive video here! ## And the Winner of the Most Luxurious Condo Building in Key Biscayne Goes To… ### 1\. Oceana – 350-360 Ocean Drive, Key Biscayne **Average List Price: $2,189 per square foot** This coveted condo building is one of the newer additions to Key Biscayne. Built in 2015, overlooking the ocean, this modern structure houses 142 ultra-luxury condo units in its 14, LEED-certified stories as well as private villas. Residents of this oceanfront mid-rise enjoy high-end amenities such as gated living, private access to 500 feet of oceanfront with beach service, a tennis court, putting greens, relaxation and lap pools, poolside restaurant, media room, children’s center, party room, sprawling lawns, villas, underground parking and more. --- ## How Safe is Key Biscayne? --- Key Biscayne is one of the safest areas to live in Miami. Really its own village, where children freely ride bikes after school and play soccer in the parks, Areavibes.com gives this island community an ‘A+’ in terms of safety. It also ranks #3 on the ‘Best Suburbs to Raise a Family in Miami-Dade County’ and #7 on the ‘Best Places to Live in Miami-Dade County’ according to niche.com \- moving up a notch from its 2021 ranking. --- ## Best Restaurants in Key Biscayne --- ###### El Gran Inka Key Biscayne is not just a tropical paradise, but also a diner’s paradise with its variety of casual to fine-dining spots. Some of the finest eateries (4-star or more according to yelp.com) on the island include: * Costa Med Bistro + Wine is the top pick for Italian fare and fresh seafood served in a chic setting * El Gran Inka does authentic Peruvian right and is known for its lip-smacking Lomo Saltado * KeBo Restaurant is popular for its fresh take on Spanish and Mediterranean delights * Sir Pizza is the top spot for pizza on the island * Donut Gallery Diner is the best spot for a high-energy breakfast or brunch, but oddly no doughnuts * La Boulangerie Boul’Mich is a French bakery known for its Croque Madame and Latin twist * Milanezza serves the best Italian and Argentinian dishes, perfect for those meat cravings * Lightkeepers at the Ritz-Carlton serves fresh seafood in an indoor-outdoor setting * Ayesha Saffron is the go-to spot for Indian, especially its chicken tikka masala * Novecento is a meat lover’s paradise (with 4 Miami locations) serving Argentinean classics in a casual, European-style bistro setting * Pita Pockets is a go-to for vegetarians who love their Falafel and everyone who relishes a shawarma * Tutto Pizza & Pasta is a popular trattoria for its fresh-made pasta, hearty lasagna, and delicious pizzas --- ## Shopping in Key Biscayne --- All of the shopping in Key Biscayne is centered around its main road – Crandon Boulevard. The Square Shopping Center is the main mall, with its collection of boutiques, banks, markets, and restaurants. Moving further along the boulevard, a short golf cart ride delivers residents to additional eateries and conveniences available at the Arcade Mall, Key Biscayne Shopping Center, Harbor Plaza Shopping Center, Galleria Mall, and L’Esplanade Mall, including Winn Dixie, CVS, a Starbucks, and a local Post Office. Also, not to miss is at the beginning of the island is the gourmet Golden Hog market. For more mainstream options and popular retail, a quick 20-minute car ride will deliver residents to CocoWalk in Coconut Grove, or the fabulous Brickell City Centre at Brickell. --- ## The Best Located Condo in Key Biscayne --- The recently developed Oceana Key Biscayne wins the best-located condo in Key Biscayne tag for a couple of reasons. First, it sits directly on the beach. Second, it’s a short walk/golf cart ride from the village’s parks and top dining spots along Crandon Boulevard. And third, close to the northern end of the island, residents find it easier to exit the island and get to work/entertainment in Brickell, Coconut Grove, or Downtown. **LET'S GET SOCIAL!** Connect with us on Instagram and Youtube. Like what see? Find more luxury condos for sale in Key Biscayne here. Check out the link for details on amenities, current sales price and the kind of lifestyle you can expect.

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