The current coast-to-coast winter storm is the final straw for those who have been bunkering down due to the pandemic and are now experiencing record-breaking snow as well. Mexico, the Caribbean, and Florida are ideal residential destinations for those looking for some metaphorical and literal warmth during these unprecedented times. Discover the top residential homes that are currently on the market for snowbirds looking to make their next move or purchase a second home.
The St. Regis Los Cabos Residences (Los Cabos, Mexico)
With more than 350 days of sunshine annually, Cabo’s favorable year-round climate makes it the only beach destination in Mexico where both summers and winters are exceptional; the average number of days with sunshine far exceeds anything found in Florida, California, the Caribbean, or the South Pacific. The newly announced Residences at The St. Regis Los Cabos will be located in the community of Quivira, which flaunts 1,850 acres and three miles of pristine beachfront, and is home to Golf Magazine’s 2015 Development of the Year. The Residences at St. Regis, the first in Los Cabos, start at $3 million for the condominiums and $9 million for the villas.
Rock House (Turks and Caicos)
With winter temperatures in Turks and Caicos averaging around 75° F, new residential resort Rock House, nestled into the yet-to-be-developed limestone cliffs on Providenciales’ north shore, will be the ideal place for snowbirds to escape the cold. Opening this fall with homes for sale now, the Mediterranean-inspired resort will offer luxury studio suites to three-bedroom homes that capture the allure of hillside European towns like Capri and Antibes, providing a private, cliff-side option for buyers coveting an alternative to the numerous beachfront resorts typically found in the Caribbean. Each home will feature private outdoor pools with soaring views, lush outdoor shower gardens, and access to the resort’s secluded beach. Plus, the resort will boast lavish amenities including a 100-foot infinity pool (the largest on the island), a wellness center with a spa and exercise facility, and winding jogging trails.
Legacy Hotel & Residences (Miami, Florida)
For those snowbirds looking to escape the frigid temps, Miami has some of the best weather during those winter months. Located in the heart of Downtown Miami’s 27-acre mega-development Miami Worldcenter (MWC), is Legacy Hotel & Residences, a 50-story tower breaking ground this year. The tower will feature 278 luxury branded residences sitting atop a 255-room hotel and ground-floor retail. One-of-a-kind amenities include: a members-only international business lounge; a dramatic cantilevered, Singapore-inspired pool, downtown’s largest pool deck set on one acre; a first-of-its-kind eight-floor Center for Health + Performance and the city’s first enclosed rooftop atrium taking up the top seven floors of the tower.
Alina Residences Boca Raton (Boca Raton, Florida)
Set to be complete this March, Alina Residences is developed by El Ad, the team behind the historic restoration and conversion of the famed Plaza Hotel, and artfully designed by Garcia Stromberg. Alina Residences’ 121 units priced from under $1M to over $6M are nestled in the heart of downtown Boca Raton where the temperature is always between 61°F to 89°F with walkability to the city’s premier shopping and dining. For snowbirds who want to bask in private luxury outdoors, Alina offers a rooftop pool, dramatic lush tropical landscaping, cozy outdoor firepit, water-lined promenade, outdoor yoga space and meditation garden.
The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton (Boca Raton, Florida)
Late last year, Florida experienced a great migration of new residents moving to the Sunshine State topping nearly 387,479 people in the span of a year! Thanks to its’ climate, entertainment and nightlife, diverse population and lack of state income tax, Florida is a desirable location for a second home. For snowbirds looking to make the move, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton are located in a prime location with superb ocean and golf course views, sleek interiors, timeless details and ultra-modern amenities. Residents will have membership privileges to Via Mizner Golf & City Club, a wine lounge, mediation room, rooftop pool with private ocean-view cabanas and more!
Turnberry Ocean Club (Sunny Isles Beach, Florida)
Just completed, the newest ultra-luxury oceanfront residential tower on “Millionaire’s Row” in Sunny Isles by developer and visionary, Jeffrey Soffer, is a 154 flow-through all-glass residence.
Turnberry Ocean Club, known for providing decades of exceptional service, brings its famed ‘private club living’ concept to the glass tower with a three-floor (30-32) private social club suspended 300 feet above ground, The Sky Club, which includes a lounge/entertainment space, two cantilevered pools, an indoor/outdoor oceanfront fitness center with a yoga studio and a revitalization spa. Beyond the Sky Club, the property will have a lobby lounge and café, three restaurants, a ground-floor infinity pool, duplex poolside cabanas, beach cabanas, a kid’s club and more. Residents receive priority access to Fontainebleau Aviation Facility, Turnberry Marina and a one-year complimentary membership to the elite Turnberry Isle Resort & Country Club with two Raymond Floyd-designed championship golf courses and South Florida’s first water park, Tidal Cove featuring the nation’s first triple-flow rider. Residences range from the upper $3 million to $35 million.
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