‘Tis the season to spoil those we love and care about with thoughtful gifts. Please enjoy ONE Sotheby’s International Realty’s gift guide for a range of categories and people in your life. We feature gifts large and small, international and local, and useful and experiential. They’ll appreciate your efforts, since it’s the thought that counts.
Champagne dreams and caviar wishes, anyone? Palm Beach-founded Altima Caviar is offering a special, holiday gift set. Customize an elegant box with Altima’s vetted, highly-touted assortment including Beluga, Amber Oscietra and Siberian. Three tins come beautifully packaged with a mother of pearl spoon and a caviar key. Altima Caviar is all the rage in Palm Beach and beyond. Actor George Hamilton says it’s his “go-to snack.”
The iconic luxury island of Palm Beach is shaking up its staid past. Young families who live here year-round and the next generation of snowbirds and visitors are inspiring a new wave of chic shops, restaurants and art galleries. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Palm Beach | West Palm Beach
Farm Rio Skiwear
Hit the slopes in tropical style with Farm Rio’s new ski collection for women. The Brazilian brand looks to field and forest for inspiration in fun, vibrant prints that will definitely turn heads in the lift line and during après ski. Find puffer jackets, ski pants and jumpsuits in whimsically named prints like Blue Bananas and Mixed Pineapple Garden at its Aventura boutique.
Synonymous with Aventura Mall, among the highest-grossing shopping centers in the U.S., the relatively new city of Aventura was also founded and developed by the same visionary. Its ideal location between Miami and Fort Lauderdale and their respective airports is convenient for commuters and visitors alike. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Flite x Marc Newson
The world of watersports meets artistry and innovation in Australia electric hydrofoil maker Flite’s collaboration with famed industrial designer Marc Newson. The limited-edition eFoil sets the bar as the first monobloc carbon fiber unibody produced and lightest of its kind. Select from two sizes online, and book a lesson at Fliteschool and distribution partners like eFoil South Florida in Lighthouse Point.
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Broward County spans the Atlantic Ocean and downtown Fort Lauderdale and its beaches to the Florida Everglades. The expansive area offers historic neighborhoods, luxury high rises and family-friendly gated communities with a choice of in-town and suburban lifestyles. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Lighthouse Point | Pompano Beach
With a loyal fanbase from California to Korea, Malbon Golf makes its Florida debut with a new store for men’s and women’s collections in Coconut Grove. The brand is reinventing golf attire as the game experiences a resurgence with young people. Consider it Kith meets lululemon through cool collaborations (Footjoy, Adidas, 100 Thieves) and links-to-lifestyle clothing and accessories.
One of Miami’s most historic neighborhoods with bohemian and Bahamian roots continues its evolution as a walkable, tree-shaded destination for the work/live/play lifestyle. An exciting tenant turnover and new development and upgrades are drawing fresh faces. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Spoil the special vegetarian in your life (or any foodie, frankly) with an al fresco, gourmet repast at Paradise Farms on January 28. Farm owner Karla Dascal, who’s also the visionary behind Wynwood wellness hub The Sacred Space, has created an edible oasis that lives up to her property’s name. Michelin-starred Le Jardinier’s executive chef Andrew Ayala will combine French technique with farm ingredients.
Poised between South Miami and the Florida Keys, Homestead, also known as the Redland, serves as a key agricultural area for South Florida. Lately, it’s also gained interest from people seeking large properties for equestrian amenities and the bucolic lifestyle. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
The Wine Room
Winter Park’s The Wine Room expanded to Delray Beach with a larger location. The hybrid restaurant and gourmet shop presents an exciting array of wine, cheese and charcuterie to enjoy on site, take home and purchase as gifts. Approximately 2,000 bottles from several Old and New World regions range from $15 to $4,600, while 85 cheeses favor award-winning makers from Vermont to France.
People gravitate to Delray Beach for its old-fashioned appeal and walkable, residential downtown with a lively main street. Culture and nature like a relaxing beach coexist in harmony, too. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Here are just some of the wonderful holiday markets that support local makers. Vero Beach’s Holiday Shopping Fair (Riverside Park, December 9-10). St. Augustine Beach’s Holiday Market at the Pier (St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park, December 9). The Space Coast’s Edgewood Holiday Art & Craft Fair (Edgewood High School, December 9). Atlantic Beach’s ’23 Palms Market (Hotel Palms, December 16).
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Vero Beach has blossomed beyond the beach and golf course. Its vibrant lifestyle beckons with fitness, family-friendly events, hip breweries and more. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
In 1565, Spanish explorers established the oldest continually inhabited European settlement in the U.S. Known as the Ancient City or the Old City, St. Augustine charms residents and visitors to this day with its historic architecture, over 42 miles of barrier coastline and thriving hospitality scene. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Named for the Kennedy Space Center, site of NASA’s SpaceX rocket launches, the Space Coast occupies much of Brevard County. It attracts surfers, cruise passengers (Port Canaveral) and nature lovers looking for pristine white beaches where sea turtles nest. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Melbourne Beach | Merritt Island
Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the contiguous U.S., boasts an incredible variety of green spaces and beaches, as well as prime waterfront from the Atlantic Ocean to St. Johns River with its iconic bridges. The city’s vast network of neighborhoods and islands further invites nonstop adventure. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.