| Columns |

Rent Gloria Estefan's Star Island Guest House for $30,000 a Month

Keep New Times Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Miami and help keep the future of New Times free.

You've been working hard, haven't you? Don't you think it's time for a vacation?

Well, if you're looking for the perfect waterfront pad, and you have a month to kill and at least $30,000, not only are you a rich son of a bitch, but we've got the deal for you!

Gloria Estefan, Miami's beloved musical and cultural icon, is opening her very swank guest house for getaway rentals. Tucked away across the bridge on Star Island, this 4,500-square-foot escape is the ideal spot to "shake your body, baby, do the conga" in peace.

See also: Otto Von Schirach Officially Mega-Mixes Gloria Estefan's "Wepa"

Don't worry about feeling too cramped. This "guest house" is larger than our actual place of residence, though if we had $30,000 in spending money, this might be a step-down.

With three bedrooms, three baths, a private entrance, and a jacuzzi spa, it more than earns its price tag. Not to mention the gorgeous, exclusive view.

We can't be sure what motivated Mrs. Estefan to put the bungalow on the market. Maybe "Conga" royalties are low, or maybe she feels strapped for cash now that some woman is suing her local restaurant, Bongo's Cuban Café. Still, that plaintiff is only seeking $15,000, half the monthly rental fee of the property. Surely, some jet-setting asshole will scoop this guest house up in no time.

We can imagine it now ...

Our affluent alter-ego chillaxing, poolside, with a coconut-flavored alcoholic beverage, the sweet sounds of the Miami Sound Machine wafting in the background, Gloria herself laughing at our hysterical quips.

The life. It can be yours. Just make sure you Instagram the shit out of it, so we can live vicariously through you.

Follow Crossfade on Facebook and Twitter @Crossfade_SFL.

Follow Kat Bein on Twitter @KatSaysKill.

Keep Miami New Times Free... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Miami with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in Miami.