The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in South of Fifth

The Most Luxurious Condo Buildings in South of Fifth

Feb 09, 2021 February 09, 2021

Last updated on February 9, 2021

“SoFi” or the South of Fifth neighborhood in South Beach gets its name from being south of 5th Street in Miami Beach. Home to some of the most sought-after, exclusive properties in South Beach, it offers residents a relaxed resort-retreat kind of vibe, minus all the excessive tourists known to accumulate in South Beach. Below is a list of the top 5 condo buildings that rank as the most expensive in the neighborhood, also setting the bar high for luxury not only in the area, but all of Miami.

Why Choose South of Fifth?

Access to the white-sand beaches of South Pointe, the tranquility of the 18-acre South Pointe Park, exclusive water views of Government Cut, multiple renowned restaurants within walking distance, and a general resident-friendly vibe make South of Fifth one of the most prestigious Miami Beach neighborhoods and South Florida neighborhoods to live in. This international, upscale neighborhood is a mix of luxury high-rise, boutique mid-to-low-rise, and Art Deco-style buildings, with a marina as well. Read on to see the lifestyle and kind of amenities ultra-luxury condos here offer that make them fetch top-dollar:

The Best of the Best Condos in South of Fifth

5. Glass – 100 S Pointe Dr, South Beach

Average List Price: $2,451 per sq ft (at time of publication)

Glass – 120 Ocean Dr, South Beach


This all-glass, boutique condo is designed by Miami’s own Rene Gonzalez, best known for his modernist lines and imaginative use of local materials. Built to be a light, ethereal structure floating along a fine stretch of oceanfront, this 18-story building is home to only 10 chic residences - all privy to 360-degree water and city views. Amenities here include direct beach access with residents’ beach club and attendant services, a full-floor amenity deck with pool, spa and BBQ area, an on-site estate manager, and much more
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4. Continuum I South – 100 S Pointe Dr, South Beach

Average List Price: $2,482 per sq ft

Continuum II North


Just steps from South Pointe Beach, this is the south tower on Continuum’s 12-acre oceanfront property. With direct access to white-sand beaches, this is a gated community offering an unparalleled resort-style lifestyle. Amenities at this 40-story, 300-unit tower overlooking Government Cut include a lagoon pool, sporting club, full-service beach club with cabanas, three green clay tennis courts, heated whirlpool and cold plunge pools, outdoor restaurant, multiple meeting rooms, spa services and fitness center.

3. Continuum II North – 50 S Point Dr, South Beach

Average List Price: $2,510 per sq ft

Continuum II North


This is one of two towers on the gated, 12-acre, oceanfront Continuum property. The 36-story waterfront tower features 211 condos with direct beach access. Shared amenities with the south tower include a full-service beach club with cabanas, three green clay tennis courts, a lavishly landscaped lagoon pool, rooftop infinity pool, rooftop smoothie bar, multiple meeting rooms, extensive fitness center and more.

2. 321 Ocean Drive – 321 Ocean Drive, South Beach

Average List Price: $2,845 per sq ft

321 Ocean Drive


This exclusive enclave of only 21 luxury residences comes designed by the world-renowned Enrique Norten as a modernist response to its surroundings. Two low-rise buildings - one oceanfront and other street-front - feature residences with flow-through layouts plus east and west balconies. Amenities here include direct beach access with attendant services, a beachfront infinity-edge pool, ‘The Garden at 321’ by world-renowned designer Enzo Enea, the elite ‘Fit 321’ fitness center overlooking Ocean Drive, an Ocean Library, and more, making this one of SoFi’s most enviable buildings.

And the Winner of the Best Condo in South of Fifth in Terms of Luxury Goes To . . .

1. Apogee – 800 S. Pointe Drive, South Beach

Average List Price: $3,230 per sq ft

Apogee


This luxurious, 22-story building sits on the lush South Pointe Park, overlooking the pristine waterfront of Government Cut. Each of the 67 residences are built to capture water and city views, with only four condos per floor with massive, oversized balconies outfitted with summer kitchens and outdoor showers. Amenities include artwork by Miami-based artist José Bedia, lobbies and common areas designed by Yabu Pushelberg, private elevator access to each residence, an infinity-edge lap pool in garden setting plus two other rooftop pools, an open-air party pavilion, spa and fitness center along with a private two-car garage per condo.

Premium Pre-Construction Condos in South of Fifth to Watch Out for

Ocean Park – 304-312 Ocean Drive

Average Sale Price: $1,681 per sq ft

Ocean Park – 304-312 Ocean Drive


This boutique condo building will rise only four stories high across the oceanfront Marjory Stoneman Douglas Park. Designed by architect firm Revuelta Architecture International and Colombian interior designer Marcela Lombana, this modern-chic building will be home to only 10 luxury residences - all with park and water views. Amenities here include a 36-foot swimming pool, an outdoor spa with Jacuzzi, poolside summer kitchen, outdoor gym deck, and lush tropical outdoor areas.


How Safe is South of Fifth?

Safety is usually not a major concern for people living South of Fifth. It is typically considered to be one of the safer sections of South Beach, as can be seen on this crime and safety heatmap, since it is not as touristy as immediately north and is more resident-oriented.

Best Restaurants in South of Fifth

Joe's Crab Shack


South of Fifth is a great place to be for foodies. Here are some of the world-class dining spots enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.

  • Joe’s Stone Crab is an institution known for its matchless stone crab and fresh seafood
  • Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse is a big hit with steak lovers that specializes in fire-roasting its meats
  • Red is another favorite among steak lovers
  • Planta South Beach is the first U.S. location for the popular plant-based restaurant, their sushi bar and rooftop farm are talk of the town
  • Nikki Beach is best known for its amazing brunch menu followed by a haute club scene
  • Stubborn Seed by Top Chef-winner Jeremy Ford is known for its fresh, seafood-based menu
  • Lilikoi Organic Living is a great place to indulge in guilt-free smoothies, breakfast and brunch
  • Santorini by Georgios is THE place for Greek food in South Beach


Shopping in South of Fifth

Bal Harbour


If shopping is on your mind, then it is highly recommended to head out of South of Fifth. Residents have much better options up north, including shopping on Collins Ave, the iconic Lincoln Road Mall with its trendy stores, the Bal Harbour Shops with its high-end brands and then there are always a whole bunch of options available across the Causeway in the Design District. However, you can still find a Starbucks in the Marriott Stanton, a Publix, Target, Best Buy and other big box stores on 5th Street. Also, residents can check out local farmers markets on Ocean at 5th and also Lincoln Road from time to time.

The Best Located Condo South of Fifth

The Continuum buildings are not only both on the list of the top condos in the South of Fifth, but they are also the most well-located. They are the only luxury waterfront high-rise buildings South of Fifth that are beachfront/oceanfront, and they are also the buildings closest to the amazing South Pointe Park!



If you are looking for the top luxury buildings in South of Fifth for sale, you won’t be disappointed with your selection, or the lifestyle they have to offer. Reach out to us and will be happy to provide a list of available luxury units that match your needs.

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