- Miami's Indian Creek Village is a tiny private island of just 34 homes that's been nicknamed "Billionaire Bunker" for the ultra-wealthy and famous people who call it home.
- Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, supermodel Adriana Lima, Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, and former Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula are among the island's elite residents.
- The island's 42 residents are protected by a private 13-person police force that patrols the perimeter from the water and by land.
- I got a tour of the island. It was a high-security experience where I had to be on a list to pass through the gate, and I couldn't get out of the car or take photos of the homes.
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It's been called the "Billionaire Bunker" and one of the "wealthiest, private, most secure communities in Miami Beach and the world."
Indian Creek is a village of just 42 people on a tiny private island in Miami's Biscayne Bay. Its "Billionaire Bunker" nickname stems from its wildly wealthy and high-profile residents, including billionaire investor Carl Icahn, supermodel Adriana Lima, and Spanish singer Julio Iglesias.
"Indian Creek is an exclusive 300-acre island located on the beautiful waters of Biscayne Bay and recognized as one of the wealthiest, private, most secure communities in Miami Beach, and the world," Michael Light, founder of Miami Luxury Homes and senior director of luxury sales at Douglas Elliman, wrote on his website. "The high level of privacy and security is the highest priority to the residents of Indian Creek and maintained by having its own private police force, as well as its own 24/7 armed marine patrol monitoring the waters surrounding the island."
I got a tour of the island from Nelson Gonzalez , a luxury realtor and the senior vice president of EWM Realty International.
Here's what it's like on the exclusive, high-security island.
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