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Weekend In Miami: Star Island, Palm Island, & Hibiscus Island
On the morning of our second day, we enjoyed the complimentary breakfast at the Greenview and headed across the causeway to the city of Miami. On the way, we decided to swing by Star Island, Palm Island, and Hibiscus Island. These three islands -- tucked between South Beach and the mainland -- are home to some of the wealthiest Miamians. Although we didn't see any famous people pulling weeds in their shrub beds, I understand J Lo, Liz Taylor, Shaquille O'Neal, and Gloria Estefan all live here. We just wanted to see how the other half lives.
If you want to see what the homes look like from the water, check out this 9-minute clip.
Finally, if you're looking for a more formalized tour of this area, several companies provide excursions, including: