AN EXQUISITE DINING EXPERIENCE The stunning atmosphere of Gianni’s as night in the former Versace Mansion rivals the best locales in the world to dine. In the history-steeped dining room, or under the stars poolside, Gianni’s offers a wonderful, unique luxurious experience.
You can actually go inside the Versace mansion . 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.
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.
CASA CASUARINA: Gianni Versace mansion , 1116 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach; 305-672-6604. Call for tour reservations. Tours typically offered every other day during the peak tourist season, with times varying morning and afternoon. Cost: $65.
Make a reservation Lunch served 7 days a week , from 12pm to 4:00pm The price for a three course lunch is $29, plus tax and service fee. Dinner is served 7 days a week, from 6pm to 11pm.
Michael Kors is buying Italian fashion brand Versace for $2.12 billion. Here, Donatella Versace , artistic director of the company her brother founded, is flanked by Versace CEO Jonathan Akeroyd and Michael Kors Chairman and CEO John D.
At the time of his death, Versace’s empire was valued at $807 million and included 130 boutiques across the world.
Palazzo Versace is everything you would expect from the world’s first fully fashion-branded hotel; home to award winning restaurants, famed day spa, Fitness & Wellbeing Centre, private marina, Versace Boutique and access to Australia’s first Water Salon poolside cabana experience.
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.
And for dinner, the tables are right next to the pool. You can take pictures of the pool at dinner but you won’t be able to see much more of the house. To be able to see it all, you need to be staying at the Versace Mansion .
She is the sister of Gianni Versace , founder of the 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.
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