Gianni’s at The Villa Casa Casuarina is now offering a $29 prix fixe lunch seven days a week, which means you can dine outdoors by that famous pool and pretend you’re staying in the hotel. (You cannot, however, swim in that famous pool.
The good news: You can absolutely go there, no problem. The bad news: it’s not going to be an inexpensive visit . The former home of the Italian fashion designer is now The Villa Casa Casuarina, a boutique hotel. Located at 1116 Ocean Drive on South Beach, the mansion was built in 1930 by architect Alden Freeman.
Rates for one-bedroom suites start at $1,199 per night. The hotel is on Ocean Drive, a few steps away from the Atlantic Ocean. The blue-and-cream-colored Azure Suite includes a king bed and two full-sized beds/sitting alcoves. Rates for a Superior Suite, like this one, start at $749 a night.
To dine there is a dress code. No beach or tourist wear , no ripped jeans or flip-flops. Men do not have to wear jackets. There are 10 suites upstairs all designed with themes.
At the time of his death, Versace’s empire was valued at $807 million and included 130 boutiques across the world.
” Versace .” The correct way to say it is not “Versach-ee”, as you may have thought, but “Versach-eh” — and her pronunciation does, indeed, sound far more elegant. (You can listen to her say it in the video below).
The lush mansion at 11th Street and Ocean Drive that was once home to fashion designer Gianni Versace is a perennial photo opportunity both for its lavish locale and its macabre history. Every day in South Beach, Casa Casuarina serves as a backdrop for tourists’ pictures .
Palazzo Versace is a luxury hotel located by the Southport Broadwater in Main Beach, and Marina Mirage shopping centre at Southport Spit on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. The building itself was created by Gold Coast architect Desmond Brook of DBI Design.
She is the sister of Gianni Versace , founder of the luxury fashion company Versace which she inherited upon her brother’s death in 1997. She sold the company to Capri Holdings (Michael Kors) in 2018, but remained its chief creative officer.