Palm Beach, Florida: Historic Luxury Revamped

You’re invited to peek into the captivating oasis of Palm Beach, Florida, which offers an incomparable U.S. travel experience. This celebrity-acclaimed getaway is rich in both culture and elegance, dating back to the heady days of the Industrial Revolution. Palm Beach was founded as a ritzy wintertime escape, where wealthy Northerners flocked in search of balmy weather to showcase their earnings.

Fast-forward to the present, where the opulent ambience lives on, attracting debutants from around the world. Visitors can sink their toes in white-sand beaches, shop on world-renowned Worth Avenue, or indulge in world-class cuisine. Come see magical Palm Beach for yourself and channel your innermost aristocrat.

The Brazilian Court Hotel

Providing modern accommodations while retaining its historical charm, The Brazilian Court stands as a critically acclaimed hotel. Ninety years young, this chic hotel boasts 80 newly renovated studios with suites of one to three bedrooms. Upon arrival, we had the chance to explore acre upon acre of meticulously landscaped courtyards before visiting our poshly appointed and completely remodeled room. The hotel features a gourmet restaurant, a spa rich with amenities, and several lavish venues perfect for weddings or corporate gatherings. Sinking into the fluffy, spacious bed in my beautifully appointed room was an otherworldly experience.




Café Boulud at The Brazilian Court

For every meal of the day, Café Boulud is unmatched in its remarkable cuisine. From the warm, hardwood floors to the seashell-speckled ceilings, this airy space was crafted with attention to detail. The appetizing menu offers everything from freshly caught halibut drizzled in extra virgin olive oil to spanner crab fra diavolo. The restaurant boasts a full bar featuring premium cocktails, making it the perfect spot to enjoy drinks and conversation before dinner.




Worth Avenue

Voted one of three most iconic streets in America, Worth Avenue delights visitors with a charming shopping experience mere steps away from The Brazilian Court Hotel. Whether you’re aching to satisfy your Louis Vuitton fix or cruise the street with a Starbucks iced latte in hand, you’ll fall in love with something here. Between high-end boutiques and pristine roads lined with Bentleys, Worth Avenue will make you feel like a celebrity.


Bice Ristorante

When you need some time off your feet after spending the morning shopping, Bice Ristorante is the go-to lunchtime destination. Nestled in the heart of Worth Avenue, this spot is great for basking in the sun on the open patio and indulging in a classic Italian dish. Once you get your lunchtime fix, you simply must enjoy a cup of the creamy gelato before continuing your shopping spree.


Flagler Museum

Given Palm Beach’s rich history, it is essential that you head to the Flagler Museum, home of the Whitehall mansion. Previously belonging to Standard Oil founder Henry Flagler, this massive, beautiful building will astound you. The 75-room, 100,000-square-foot palace has been declared more magnificent than any private dwelling in the world, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum offers full tours, so be sure to schedule time to experience it for yourself.



If you’re looking for an unforgettable dining experience, look no further than Renato’s. Voted Diners’ Choice of 2016, the warm and inviting ambience of this restaurant will entice you. Renato’s offerings include an eclectic selection ranging from classic Italian pasta to succulent herb-crusted lamb that melts in your mouth. Don your best cocktail frock and head down to Worth Avenue – we promise you will yearn to return to this incredible restaurant again and again.

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What better way to experience the beauty of Palm Beach than by embarking on a private, breathtaking yacht tour? In waters just 45 minutes from the Bahamas, you will be treated to fresh, open air and the crystal blue waters of the Lake Worth Inlet. The luxurious yacht is fitted with high-scale amenities such as flat-screen televisions, a Jacuzzi, and an open sundeck. Spend the day taking in the picturesque views while sipping a cocktail in the warm Florida sun.

Contributed By Gwen Wunderlich

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