The fascinating tale of the Palazzo Della Luna is intricately tied to Miami's own story of affluence and multifaceted growth and is set against the backdrop of an idyllic island oasis that's located just a few minutes from the Downtown corridor. In 1918 the man who developed Miami Beach, Carl Fisher, purchased a 216-acre barrier island from Miami's first African-American millionaire, Dana A. Dorsey. This beautiful luxury retreat became known as Fisher Island, and in the early 1920's it was the center of a high-stakes swap: William K. Vanderbilt II owned the 250-foot ultra-luxury yacht The Eagle and Carl Fisher fell in love' with its sleek sporting capabilities. An agreement was made to exchange the luxury vessel for 7 acres of prime ocean paradise.
Vanderbilt used his prized piece of paradise to build the world-famous namesake 'Alva Base' Mansion on Fisher Island in 1936, and today it is the inspiration for the Palazzo Della Luna's breathtaking Mediterranean design. This 10-story development sits on the isle's last waterfront parcel and, just like the island itself, it is only accessible by auto-ferry, helicopter, or private yacht. Scheduled for a summer 2019 delivery, the unmatched Atlantic Ocean vistas, vibrant tropical landscapes, ultra-luxury status, and unparalleled services and amenities are already attracting an elite international client base who are interested in owning a piece of this heavenly