Paradise Beach, New Jersey, sits on the shores of the ocean, surrounded by mountains.
Its lush green hills are home to a stunning array of tropical trees, including a canopy of white-breasted sea anemones.
Located at the headwaters of the Hudson River, Paradise Beach is home to one of the highest concentrations of people in New York City, according to a 2016 study by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
While it’s a popular vacation spot, the resort also serves as a high-security prison, a prison for criminals, and a prison to house those awaiting trial, according the New Jersey State Department.
Prisoners at Paradise Beach receive special treatment, and are allowed to leave their cell in the morning, go to the golf course, and then return home at any time, according Paradise Beach’s website.
The resort also hosts several luxury apartments for its residents, including luxury residences for the rich and famous.
In 2018, the New Yorker reported that the resort’s annual revenue was $1.7 billion.
Despite its size and notoriety, Paradise is not the only high-profile property that was built to accommodate tourists.
On June 2, 2018, New York Gov.
Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of the New Haven Correctional Facility, which houses more than 200 inmates, including former New York Police Commissioner William Bratton, and has been dubbed the most luxurious prison in the world.
Inside the facility, the governor said, prisoners have access to a recreation center, a full kitchen, and dining facilities.
After more than 20 years of building and maintaining the prison, the facility is now considered one of New York’s most luxurious, and the largest of its kind in the U.S. Cuomo announced the prison was designed to accommodate more than 5,500 prisoners, with the prison serving as a center for rehabilitation, rehabilitation programs and training.
Although the prison has attracted thousands of tourists, New Haven’s population is still shrinking.
In 2019, according a report from the Associated Press, the number of people residing in the city dropped to 1,066,741 from 2,569,837 a year earlier.
“This is a place that is designed to provide a prison where people are housed,” New Haven Mayor Steven Dettelbach said.
“I think it’s important that we maintain a high level of security.”