The future of luxury lies within the beautiful blue waterways of the coastal neighborhoods of South Florida. Lately, many buyers have sought out a specific luxury perk: private marinas. If you’re in the market for a residence with a personal spot for your boat or yacht, start by checking out these gorgeous Southern Florida properties, and get ready to set sail from your own backyard.

Ritz-Carlton Residence

Miami Beach

The Ritz-Carlton Residences are set in a quiet corner of Miami Beach where the lake, ocean, and waterway meet. Designed by Piero Lissoni, the luxury waterfront building features seven acres of gardens, pools, entertaining spaces and a private marina with 36 deeded slips for its residents, plus a private resident’s yacht that can be booked for a day out on the water. 

The property holds 111 condominium homes and 15-single family villas. The building amenities include a club room with pool table, virtual golf, a spa, a state-of-the-art fitness center, plus an elite concierge service.

Photograph courtesy of The Carroll Group

QUINT Collection


Swoon over the bright and airy collection of waterfront townhomes in Hollywood, Florida, offering a private marina and unobstructed views of the Intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean. Nestled between Miami Beach and Fort Lauderdale, QUINT offers the perfect blend of convenience and sophisticated minimalism merged with a luxurious waterfront lifestyle.

Each townhome offers three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms with 10-foot high ceilings, terraces up to 10 feet deep, and a private 2-car garage. Custom finishes include Italkraft and Gaggenau appliances, porcelain floors, and glass enclosed elevators. Five-story residences feature a sky deck with a summer kitchen, a jacuzzi, and an entertainment area. And their residents-only marina includes 12 slips ranging from 55 to 80 feet. For more information, contact sales director Chad Carroll at 305-400-9507. 

Aston Martin Residences


This residence features a one-of-a-kind design and unequaled craftsmanship—each unit produced is bespoke and handcrafted, making a personal statement about the owner who possesses it. The triplex condominium showcases panoramic views of Biscayne Bay, the Miami River, and the dynamic Miami skyline.

Amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center and spa, a large pool deck, salons, lounges, and a super yacht marina. Accommodating yachts up to 300 feet and located along a waterway with no bridges to the ocean, the full-service marina is just minutes from the open Atlantic and an easy sail from the Florida Keys, with Key Biscayne, Fisher Island, Miami Beach, and Bal Harbour all nearby.