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The Palm Beaches area is home to some of the ritziest real estate in the USA. It’s also where you’ll find some of Florida’s most luxurious places to stay. Check out our list of the top luxury Palm Beaches hotels and resorts
The island of Palm Beach is the jewel of South Florida, lined with ubiquitous palm trees, 5-star resorts, exclusive private estates, and some of the most beautiful beaches in the Orange State. A golfer’s paradise – there are more than 160 courses in the Palm Beaches area – there are also many cultural attractions to enjoy.
Award-winning luxury Palm Beaches hotels and resorts make an ideal base for exploring fun things to do during your Florida vacation. Visit the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum for amazing ocean views, head to Delray Beach with its galleries and artist’s studios, or wander the weekly West Beach Antique market.
The Palm Beaches area is home to some of the ritziest real estate in the USA and some of Florida’s most luxurious places to stay. Check out our list of the top luxury Palm Beaches hotels and resorts.
Top Luxury Palm Beaches Hotels & Resorts
The Breakers Palm Beach
The Breakers has attracted high society, captains of industry, and Hollywood glitterati since its inception in 1926. This Grande Dame of luxury Palm Beaches hotels was designed with an architectural nod to the sumptuous Villa Medici in Rome.
The Breakers is perfect for entertaining and relaxing. The property boats luxurious rooms and suites, including two ocean view Imperial Suites with five Juliet balconies and your very own concierge.
Dine in or make a reservation at one of the many in-house restaurant options. Enjoy an elegant breakfast at The Circlewith its 30-foot frescoed ceilings, lunch at the outdoor oasis Beach Club, and tuck into a chophouse dinner at the Flagler Steakhouse.
The ocean is the main attraction here, alongside five whirlpool spas, four swimming pools, and a spa for the ultimate body and face treatments. Workout options include tennis, golf, and an extensive fitness facility.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit The Breakers for more details.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
Looking for paradise on Palm Beach? You’ll find it at the exclusive Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, one of the top luxury hotels and resorts in the Palm Beaches area. Unwind at this exclusive seven-acre oceanfront property with its own private beach and beautiful tropical gardens.
Relax in your guest room or suite and take in the pool, gardens, or ocean views. The vibe here is relaxed luxury and Club level rooms go the extra mile offering guests a convivial social scene at the Club Lounge, as well as the services of a personal concierge.
Alternatively, reserve a Lanai Terrace Suite and private patio – offering separate lounge and bedroom areas – just a short walk from the pools. Enjoy al fresco dining with a smorgasbord of Floridian and European flavours, alongside the heartier fare of farm-to-table American cuisine.
Work off the indulgence with a fitness session, tennis, a sail, or a bike ride. Then retire to the heavenly spa for indulgent pampering.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more information, visit the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa.
Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
The exclusive Four Seasons brand needs no introduction. The epitome of sophistication and luxury, its Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach hotel is a firm favourite with the cognoscenti.
This Five Star, Five Diamond Resort is one of the top luxury Palm Beaches hotels and resorts. Enjoying a prime beachfront location at Ocean Boulevard, the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach is the ideal escape for couples and families.
Enjoy renowned Four Seasons dining at Florie’s restaurant, helmed by Mauro Colagreco. Make new friends over cocktails at the bar and savour the seafood menu at Seaway. Room service is available 24/7, so why not share a romantic dinner on your own private terrace?
It will be hard to tear yourself away from the beachfront loungers and cabanas, but the Four Seasons yacht awaits to whisk you away. You might prefer a picnic on the polo field watching a local team, or simply bask on the beach.
Luxuriate in the suite life at this luxury Palm Beach hotel and reserve the two-bedroom Sea Breeze Suite. Cool, spacious, and elegantly appointed, the suite offers direct access to the beach and swimming pools.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach for more details.
The Beach Club at The Boca Raton
The crème-de-la-crème of luxury Palm Beaches hotels, the Boca Raton Beach Club offers guests a choice of five hotels on one idyllic beachside strip. Some suites at the Beach Club overlook the oceanfront Beach Club lounge – the best place to relax over breakfast or brunch. Head to Marisol for cocktails and the Flamingo Grill for dinner.
For an extended stay, consider one of the Boca Raton bungalows with spacious terraces or balconies. The bungalows are the perfect hideaway to escape from the world and are located in a quieter part of the property with private pools and even a dog park.
Arrive in your own boat and moor at the hotel’s own yacht club, or stay at the Boca Raton Beach Club’s original building, The Cloister, just steps from the luxe Spa Palmera.
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Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For details, visit Boca Raton Beach Club.
Hilton West Palm Beach
The Hilton West Palm Beach is conveniently located downtown at Okeechobee Boulevard. The property is connected to the Convention Centre and is just three miles from Palm Beach International Airport.
Within easy reach of the beach and seconds from Rosemary Square retail and dining, Hilton West Palm Beach is an excellent choice for work visits as well as weekend breaks and longer stays.
The hotel’s rooms are centered resort-style around a central pool and lounge area with relaxing cabanas and lawned gardens. The King bedroom suite has a separate bedroom and lounge area with a view over the pool, along with a work desk. Satisfy your Netflix addiction with one of two 55-inch TVs.
The poolside bar and grill and Galley Grill House are both excellent on-site al fresco dining options. The Manor offers locally sourced provenance from its indoor dining room, with additional seating next to the pool.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit Hilton West Palm Beach for more information.
Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences
Located on the sandy beaches of Singer Island, the luxurious Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences offers guests an idyllic beachside location. Set among tropical gardens, tranquillity pools, and the ubiquitous South Florida palm trees, the Amrit is one of the top luxury resorts in the Palm Beaches area.
The emphasis here is on mindfulness, nutrition, fitness, and relaxation, with a private beach replete with cabanas, daybeds, and even a beach Butler. The on-site wellness spa uses Biologique Recherche products and offers a range of bespoke body and face treatments. Work out at the advanced Technogym facility or enjoy a yoga class on the terrace.
Superbly appointed guest rooms, suites, and two-bedroom wellness residences – with their own private kitchens and ocean views – are available here. The décor is calm and sophisticated, with expansive bathrooms and luxurious amenities.
Five onsite dining options provide culinary excellence at this luxurious Palm Beaches resort. Enjoy Ayurveda-inspired cuisine at Ayre, south Florida cuisine at Tula, and snacks and smoothies at Market Place.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: Visit Amrit Ocean Resort & Residences for more details.
Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place
An ideal choice among luxury Palm Beaches hotels, the Wyndham Grand Jupiter boasts a superb location at the edges of the Intracoastal Waterway. Located just a short drive from West Palm Beach, the property offers easy access to local sightseeing, including the famous Jupiter Lighthouse – the oldest building in Palm Beach County.
Reserve the Presidential Suite with its expansive dining area and refined living spaces – perfect for enjoying sundowners from one of the many balconies that overlook the famous waterway. Unlimited national calls and complimentary Wi-Fi are just a couple of the amenities on offer.
Harbourside Place boasts many excellent restaurants, but we recommend staying onsite for breakfast or dinner at the lobby lounge, and ordering cocktails poolside. Alternatively, book room service from Grand Eats Delivery and enjoy a romantic evening in your luxe guestroom.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more details, visit the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place.
Marriott’s Oceana Palms
Head to Singer Island’s Atlantic beaches for a stay at Marriott’s Oceana Palms resort hotel on North Ocean Drive. This vacation ownership resort offers visitors spacious two-bed condo-style villas with full kitchen amenities and a patio or balcony to enjoy the spectacular Florida sunrises.
Ideal for families, there are two bathrooms and separate living and sleeping spaces. Children are well catered for here, with poolside activities, table tennis, and a digital games room. Adults will appreciate the well-equipped fitness centre, and the property’s proximity to West Palm Beach shopping outlets.
On-site dining includes a casual bistro for pizza and snacks, while Reflections Bar and Grill serves up bountiful lunch and dinners. Oceana Palms is close to Sailfish Marina, where guests can enjoy a tranquil water cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway.
Reviews, Rates, & Reservations: For more details, visit Marriott’s Oceana Palms.
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