Number One In Penthouse Living

Penthouse at 1 Hotel residences photo by Robin Hill (c) HI Res (27) R
Up in the Miami sky,
atop the newly opened 1 Hotel South Beach, sits an oceanfront home with both beauty and soul. At first, it’s easy to assume that this sprawling space, a penthouse at 1 Hotel & Homes, is just that—a home with unparalleled amenities and stunning views. And yet, it’s so much more. Even as a visiting guest, it seems a privilege to be here.

Award-winning Brazilian interior designer Debora Aguiar was inspired by nature and designed 1 Homes to bring the outside in. A white and sand-colored private entrance exclusively for the residences encompasses the calm and timelessness of the beach, allowing owners to relax and unwind the moment they arrive home.

Owners at 1 Homes enjoy the services and amenities of 1 Hotel South Beach that include valet parking, concierge services, in-room dining, residential signing privileges and direct billing services, eco-conscious housekeeping and linen service and priority status for hotel room reservations. All services at 1 Homes are wrapped into the 1 Guide, a Nexus smartphone that provides owners with a smart home and easy access to all the hotel amenities. Owners have priority seating at Beachcraft, the celebrated new restaurant by critically acclaimed, James Beard Award–winning, Chef Tom Colicchio with South Florida native Michael Fiorello as Executive Chef. Owners can enjoy any of the four swimming pools on property including the only rooftop pool on South Beach along with the full-service fitness center and spa.

1HSB-6716With an unparalleled location in a neighborhood that is rich in retail, restaurants, culture, and entertainment, owners are only steps from the shopping and dining options on the famed Lincoln Road Mall, the Frank Gehry–designed New World Center, the Bass Museum of Art, and Miami Beach Botanical Garden. 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach also offers easy access to the gallery-lined streets of the Wynwood Art District, world-class shopping at Bal Harbour Shops and in Miami’s Design District and 1 Hotel South Beach’s own #daylife activities such as golf, tennis, yoga, fishing, watersports, and more.

But in a way, even benefits of these kinds are too specific to explain what is to be discovered and cherished at 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach, for you could mistakenly imagine that life here consists entirely of conveniences you may have when staying at a luxury hotel. It’s not only that. What is truly amazing is not the convenience—the amenities, the services—but the entire world that envelops you between experiencing these comforts. 

1 Hotel & Homes South Beach is surrounded by the bright, colorful nature of Miami Beach, especially the water and the sky. On clear evenings, as the day begins to ebb away, improbable pinks and oranges make cameos in the sky. Fortunately, each penthouse at 1 Homes is designed to capture more of this natural light, as large windows allow the sun to seep into airy interiors decorated with reclaimed woods, limestone, and silver travertine.

1 SB Coral 1LeFrak and Starwood Capital Group are the development partners for 1 Hotel & Homes South Beach and Douglas Elliman is the exclusive sales and marketing firm for the penthouses.  “I woke up one morning and realized I wanted to leave a different kind of mark on the world,” said Starwood Capital Group Chairman and CEO Barry Sternlicht. “It has been my dream for seven years to establish a retreat that celebrates and protects nature. Of course owners and guests alike will always want the ultimate in experiences and services, and I believe we can deliver that in a modern, responsible way that feels natural, organic and connected with the local environment.”

To schedule a private tour of the penthouses, contact Douglas Elliman at 305.361.5100 or visit for further information.