South Florida is among the best places to travel to for a luxury vacation. In fact, it is one of the top luxury travel destinations in the continental United States. From white sand beaches, to the tropical environment, tons of entertainment options, freshly caught seafood, luxury shopping, executive airports, and a high density of gorgeous golf courses, everyone can find something to love about this wonderful locale. It is no wonder why some of the most affluent members of society, from top executives to celebrities, flock to South Florida to indulge in the luxury lifestyle since it is, quite literally, always sunny in South Florida.

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If you are a busy executive, especially one who travels often, South Florida is the perfect destination for you to enjoy a bit of luxury, along with a few rounds of golf, in between your travels. And, according to Travel + Leisure, Miami has some or the world’s best luxury resorts. Here is a tour of the top luxury travel destinations for executives in South Florida.

 

Miami: A World Class Luxury Travel Destination | GolfShire Homes

Miami: A World Class Luxury Travel Destination

If you are looking for a place that defines the apex of the luxury lifestyle, Miami is hard to rival. Known around the world for everything from its beautiful golden beaches and pristine golf courses, to the epicurean restaurants and VIP night-life, you would have to travel outside of the continential United States to find anything remotely comparable to the luxury lifestyle that is available to you in Miami. There is no part of Miami where luxury living is more apparent than in South Beach. On a stroll along the ten block long, coconut palm tree-lined boardwalk of Ocean Drive, you will be in awe of the colorful, historic art deco buildings, and you will likely lose count of the number of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Rolls Royces, and other luxury cars that celebrities, executives, and well-heeled tourists love to indulge in and flaunt in the Vegas-like entertainment district.

While the hustle and bustle of the scene on Ocean Drive gets most of the main-stream attention, the executive traveler may find that the other side of the barrier island of Miami Beach has more appeal for those seeking to truly live the luxury lifestyle. Here, hidden away from all of the noise, you will find serene neighborhoods where large, luxurious executive estates stand peacefully on the intracoastal waterway, many with gorgeous yachts docked behind them.

Travel within two blocks of those luxury waterfront mansions, and you will find the Miami Beach Golf Club, which is adjacent to the La Gorce Golf Course. Talk about a golf lover's dream come true! I would be hard pressed to find another luxury travel destination where you can find two world class golf courses within a two minute drive of each other. And, if you are an executive who is considering this area of Miami Beach as a location for a primary, or secondary residence, you can enjoy this luxury lifestyle while being only minutes away from downtown, and less than half an hour away from Miami International Airport. This is perfect for those who travel often for work.

And, for those frequently traveling business executives who also happen to be addicted to golf, the Melreese Golf Course is literally located next to the entrance of the airport! Imagine a lifestyle where you can enjoy waking up in your beautiful, waterfront luxury home, travel fifteen minutes to a world class golf course to play a round, and then from there, be at your airport terminal within two minutes. I know it may sound too good to be true, but this ultimate luxury lifestyle really exists in Miami, Florida. How much closer to perfect can a luxury travel destination get than that?

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Old World Luxury Living in Coral Gables | GolfShire Homes

Old World Luxury Living in Coral Gables

For those who may prefer a more understated luxury lifestyle than those offered in the more glitzy areas of Miami, the city of Coral Gables should be the first place you look. As the first planned community in the United States, the scenic tree-lined roads are carefully woven through a mosaic of historic, executive homes and beautifully planned golf courses. With its relatively close proximity to both the international airport, as well as downtown Miami, this suburban enclave offers the perfect retreat for busy executives to retire to after a long day.

The Miracle Mile section of downtown Coral Gables has undergone a recent multi-million dollar modernization project which has made it the perfect place to stroll around to browse the luxury shops, salons, and fine restaurants which attract locals and business travelers from around the globe. The lifestyle afforded to those who choose to call Coral Gables their home allows for the perfect balance between metropolitan and suburban. And, with no less than five golf courses and country clubs within a fifteen minute drive of each other, you can enjoy tee time on a different course for each day of the week. This is a wonderful convenience for the executive golfer who may not want to travel far to be able to enjoy some time on the golf course.

Coral Gables is also home to the Deering Bay Yacht and Golf Club, which is a beautifully designed, exclusive bayfront community offering luxury condominiums and estates set along a stunning Arnold Palmer Signature golf course that captures the essence of the tropical landscape in which it is nestled. Here, the luxury lifestyle is raised to another level, including a private dining room serving haute cuisine for the most discerning palettes, as well as professional tennis courts exclusively reserved for residents and members of the club. This secluded luxury golf community is definitely one of South Florida's best kept secrets, and has remained among the top places for executives to travel to while visiting Coral Gables.

Heading back towards downtown Coral Gables, you will find one of the most impressive luxury hotel properties in all of Florida. The historic Biltmore Hotel and Golf Course was one of the first full-scale five star resorts to be built in the area in the late 1920's. This luxury hotel has lured top executives and their families through its doors for over a century. Business magnates such as the Vanderbilts, the Rockefellers, and even Al Capone used to travel to South Florida for the elegant luxury lifestyle qualities that the Biltmore Hotel exudes. Today, it boasts five restaurants, serving up global fare, and one of the largest swimming pools of any hotel resort in the country. Plus, if you are among the lucky few who can afford a reservation in one of their luxury Tower Suites, you can enjoy a birds-eye view of the perfectly designed golf course.

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Designed for Executive Travel | GolfShire Homes

Designed for Executive Travel

One of the other fantastic things about South Florida is that we have many companies offering luxury concierge, transportation and travel services geared toward those who are living an executive lifestyle. When you are too busy to shop for an anniversary gift, or plan a special evening out on the town, these luxury concierge services take care of all of the details for you so that you can remain focused on all of your executive responsibilities. The connections that these luxury lifestyle concierge services are able to leverage also benefits those wishing to travel to South Florida without having to spend much time planning out the details of their vacation.

Luxury concierges cater to both executives and luxury travelers by scoring you same-day dinner reservations at the most in demand restaurants, front row seats at sold out shows, private shopping experiences at exclusive luxury shops and art galleries, and even things like chartering a fully-staffed private luxury yacht for a weekend travel excursion to a secluded Caribbean island.

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Start Living the Luxury Life | GolfShire Homes

Start Living the Luxury Life

As you can tell by now, South Florida offers infinite opportunities to indulge in the luxury lifestyle for both travelers and executives who are looking for a place to call home. Everything you can dream of, from luxury shopping to fine dining, multiple top quality golf courses, private gated communities, professional sporting events, executive and international airports, the best spas and salons, luxury concierge services, and beautiful beaches can be found right here in the Greater Miami area.

Perhaps the most exciting part about everything I've presented is that this is only the cusp of what South Florida can offer to those executives who are seeking to live the luxury lifestyle. Just to the north of the Miami metro area, you have Fort Lauderdale which has even more waterfront real estate, white sand beaches, championship golf courses and world class resorts. About an hour north of that, you have Boca Raton and Palm Beach, where there are yet another set of all of the aforementioned luxury lifestyle offerings.

The opportunities are endless when it comes to the executive level of luxury that can be found in South Florida. Experience the luxury lifestyle for yourself!

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