Welcome to Miami, Florida! The city has the third-largest skyline in the United States, providing unrivaled views of the Atlantic Ocean and beyond. Miami is home to a number of swanky hotels that beckon the discerning traveler to be enveloped in luxury. Beyond its stretches of pristine beaches and luxury shopping – and, of course, the nightlife – Miami is home to a number of swanky hotels that beckon the discerning traveler to be enveloped in luxury. Miami hotels offer some truly opulent suite offerings that spare no expense and all have an essence of grandeur, making it a playground for the rich and famous and a gateway to the Caribbean, Central and South America. Here are some of Miami’s most expensive suites.
South Beach Hotel
The Sky Penthouse is part of the Retreat Collection at 1 Hotel South Beach‘s nature-inspired premier suites, measuring 4,207 square feet with a 5,300 square foot rooftop terrace with several daybeds and sofas for lounging. The Sky Penthouse has four bedrooms, four and a half bathrooms, a living room, dining room, kitchen, pool table, and den. Its design, furniture, and fixtures reflect the aesthetic of bringing the outside in. 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 are included in guests’ stay. The penthouse special touches include larger-than-life walk-in closet spaces, wet-style soaking tubs, Asko washer and dryer equipment, and a full kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances, with daily rates starting at $50,000.
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Miami Beach’s Faena Hotel
The 14,507 sq. ft. Penthouse Suite at Faena Miami Beach is oozing with decadence. 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 by Frank Pollaro, and daily rates starting at $50,000. The suite has two levels of entertaining space, including large gathering areas and dining rooms, as well as five bedrooms, each with its own balcony to enjoy sunrise to sunset views. There is also a separate deep soaking tub in each bathroom, as well as marble throughout, which exudes luxury.
Miami Beach’s Setai
In the heart of Miami’s most desirable location near South Beach, the Setai Miami Beach combines the warmth of Asian hospitality with luxurious comfort. The Penthouse at The Setai in Miami Beach is 10,000 square feet and has four bedrooms and four bathrooms (two large Jacuzzi tubs and a steam shower). The suite, which has daily rates starting at $45,000 and includes a gourmet kitchen, dining room for ten guests, separate music room, and more, is available exclusively upon request. The two living rooms each have a retractable HDTV and a music foyer with a Steinway piano, while the 3,000 square foot private rooftop terrace is a tropical oasis with a private pool and lounge area.
St. Regis Bal Harbour
The Presidential Suite at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort is perched on the resort’s 24th floor and accessible via a private elevator above Miami’s white sand beaches. The elegant 2,800 sq. ft. suite has floor to ceiling windows with ocean views (as well as sliding glass doors that open onto a 1,200 sq. ft. wraparound balcony), a full media room with 70-inch TV, two bedrooms with walk-through closets that lead to an en-suite bathroom, and a gourmet kitchen. During their stay, guests will also receive a complimentary poolside Presidential Cabana and the renowned St. Regis Butler service.
The Miami Beach EDITION
The 2,588 sq. ft. Bungalow Penthouse at The Miami Beach EDITION is detached from the property and has daily rates starting at $9,429.00. The bi-level suite has five balconies, each with ocean views, as well as a private rooftop plunge pool. The penthouse has a 688-square-foot interior with an open floor plan, an oversized living room, and a dining room with a wood and white theme. Guests can unwind in the oversized marble soaking tub or rain shower in the master bathroom, which also features custom-made Le Labo bathroom amenities with a signature, exclusive scent.
Acqualina Resort & Residences
The Grand Deluxe Three-Bedroom Oceanfront Suite, located on the 32nd floor of Acqualina Resort & Residences with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and Miami skyline, offers a distinctive design and strong sense of coastal living. Some of the unique design elements include marble flooring, hand-painted wallpaper, and a Ralph Lauren Baxter metal shade chandelier in the dining room, which exudes elegant styling and contemporary glamour throughout its 2,375 sq. ft. The suite has 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, with daily rates starting at $6,500.
Miami’s Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne
The Presidential Suite at The Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami, is designed in the same style as the rest of the hotel, with custom-designed furniture and other tropical touches. The 2,680 sq. ft. suite offers an abundance of natural light that floods the suite through floor-to-ceiling windows, with daily rates starting at $6,999. Two oversized terraces, a spacious living room, a dining room, and a separate kitchen area are included in the two-bedroom suite. The Presidential Suite’s full marble bathrooms include a deep soaking tub and rain shower, and guests staying in The Presidential Suite have access to the Club Lounge.
Miami’s Four Seasons Hotel
The Presidential Suite, measuring 2,830 square feet, is located on the 29th floor of the Four Seasons Hotel Miami. Guests will have views of Biscayne Bay and the surrounding cityscape from nearly every corner of the suite, which can be expanded to three bedrooms (connecting options with a Deluxe City-View Room and a Premier Bay-View Room). A dining table for eight people, as well as a fully equipped pantry, is ideal for intimate dinners or business meetings. Original works by renowned Miami artists, as well as a large full marble bathroom and a guest powder room, add to the luxurious design. The daily rate is $6,000.
Miami Beach’s Nobu Hotel
The 1,900 sq. ft. Nobu Villa offers amenities that extend beyond its walls. Guests are perched on the 15th floor of Nobu Hotel Miami Beach, overlooking the white sands below, with daily rates starting at $5,000.00. Their largest villa follows the hotel’s overall design, which is a mix of a contemporary Japanese beach house and Miami modern, with a wrap-around balcony that offers panoramic views. Guests are drawn to the stunning black top billiards table, and villa guests also have access to a private fitness center, priority seating at Nobu Miami, and personal concierge services.
Kimpton EPIC Hotel
The Presidential Suites, which are available in two sizes at the Kimpton EPIC Hotel, are 1,100 square feet and start at $5,000.00 per day. Guests are treated to stunning views of the city skyline and Biscayne Bay from 30 floors up, thanks to two private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows throughout. Marine blues and wood accents, as well as other unique design elements, are used throughout the space to bring the outside in. The spacious parlor and dining table for eight make entertaining a breeze, and there’s also a master bedroom and an adjacent guestroom with its own entrance.
South Beach’s Ritz-Carlton
The Lanai Suite at The Ritz-Carlton, South Beach, has a daily starting rate of $5,000.00 and offers unobstructed views of the Atlantic Ocean and South Beach. The 1,100-square-foot suite features indoor-outdoor living with an east-facing balcony and a large living and dining room, making it ideal for entertaining. Guests will be able to choose from an array of Asprey amenities in two elegant marble bathrooms, each with a separate bathtub and shower. Every room is infused with culture to give guests a sense of being in the city without having to leave their rooms. Blue waters, orange blossoms, brown hues of cafecito and cigars, and the rich golds of flowing rum inspired the color palette. The room has rum decanters that have been reimagined as bedside lights, as well as an upgraded lighting system that meets the needs of both business and leisure travelers.
The Biltmore Hotel
At 1,800 square feet, the two-story Everglades Suite at the Biltmore Hotel Coral Gables Resort is the resort’s most opulent suite. This suite offers 360-degree panoramic views of the beautiful green surrounding city of Coral Gables, with daily rates up to $4,000.00 during peak season. It has two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a butler’s kitchen, as well as hand-painted ceilings depicting Florida’s Everglades scenes. It is only accessible with a private key for maximum privacy. The private elevator and secret staircase lead to the location where Al Capone ran an illegal speakeasy during Prohibition in this suite (bullet holes in the fireplace and walls are further evidence of Capone’s infamous exploits).