An Insider’s Guide To The Top 10 Luxury Hotels In Palm Beach

by Skye Sherman Aug 14, 2018 01:37 PM

Florida is known for its tourism, and Palm Beach is the go-to destination for those looking for sunny skies and luxe amenities. 

Whether you’re visiting Palm Beach from far away, or are just looking for a weekend staycation, these top 10 hotels are sure to provide the opulent experience you’re seeking in South Florida. 

The Breakers Palm Beach

The Breakers Palm Beach
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The Breakers is the quintessential Palm Beach resort. With a winding history dating back to the glamour of the Gilded Age, The Breakers has set the standard of luxury since Henry Morrison Flagler was at the helm. To this day, the resort’s lavish interior and unparalleled service make it the ultimate getaway. Guests can enjoy several pools, a smattering of world-class restaurants and bars, a sprawling spa, oceanfront suites and the ultra-exclusive Flagler Club. 

1 S. County Road, Palm Beach; 561.655.6611; thebreakers.com

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
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Eau Palm Beach captures the modern spirit of the community by offering an upbeat, ritzy experience in a playful yet classy atmosphere. Located about 20 minutes south of Worth Avenue in Manalapan, Eau Palm Beach is a short drive from funky Delray Beach, voted one of the most fun small towns in America. With guest rooms re-envisioned by Jonathan Adler, the resort offers a glamorous retreat situated on seven oceanfront acres plus distinctive amenities, including the 42,000-square-foot Forbes Five-Star Eau Spa, oceanfront pools, four restaurants, tennis courts, aquatic sports and more. 

100 S. Ocean Blvd., Manalapan; 888.306.4894; eaupalmbeach.com

The Colony Palm Beach

The Colony Palm Beach
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With an iconic “Palm Beach pink” exterior, The Colony has long been a favored retreat of the jet set. With a total of just 89 guest rooms—including 14 suites, seven villas and three penthouses—The Colony provides an exclusive experience in an upscale tropical environment, brought to life by celebrated designer Carleton Varney. Highlights include the backyard-style Florida-shaped pool, the Bimini Bar, Polo Restaurant and the Royal Room cabaret. Guests love that The Colony’s central location provides easy walking access to Worth Avenue and the beach. At The Colony, guests find a home for a posh vacation with an air of approachability. 

155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach; 561.655.5430; thecolonypalmbeach.com

The Chesterfield Palm Beach

The Chesterfield Palm Beach
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Recognized as a historical landmark by the Town of Palm Beach, The Chesterfield is a boutique hotel combining old-world English elegance with a Floridian flair. An outdoor swimming pool and charming garden courtyard make this a much desired vacation destination, located just a couple blocks north of Worth Avenue. At the hotel, visitors can enjoy experiences ranging from a traditional English afternoon tea to wild nights spent dancing in the Leopard Lounge.

363 Cocoanut Row, Palm Beach; 561.659.5800; chesterfieldpb.com

Hilton West Palm Beach

Hilton West Palm Beach
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Hilton West Palm Beach is the new “cool kid on the block” of the Palm Beaches. This modern and happening place is centrally located in West Palm Beach, providing easy walking access to CityPlace, the convention center, the Kravis Center and more hotspots. The bright, sea-inspired interior invites guests to kick back and enjoy a citified respite in the heart of downtown. On-site restaurant Galley and the weekly poolside Saturday brunches have become popular among locals and visitors alike. 

600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561.231.6000; hilton.com

The Brazilian Court  Hotel

The Brazilian Court  Hotel
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A Palm Beach staple since the 1920s, The Brazilian Court is a preferred rendezvous for those seeking discretion and an intimate “home away from home” vibe in a residential yet well placed neighborhood on the island. Just steps away from both the beach and Worth Avenue, The Brazilian Court is also home to the award-winning Café Boulud, Frederic Fekkai Salon & Spa and the Paul Fisher Gallery. The boutique hotel is a historic property with lush tropical landscaping, a sleek pool and pockets of palm trees sprinkled across the courtyards. Private terraces in select rooms open up to secret gardens, while others reveal chic fountain courtyards. 

301 Australian Ave., Palm Beach; 561.655.7740; thebraziliancourt.com

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa

Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
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Located a bit north of Palm Beach on Singer Island, the all-suite Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa rises 21 stories above the Atlantic Ocean and is AAA Four Diamond-rated. The hotel offers condo-style living spaces ideal for family vacations, business travel and romantic getaways alike. There are various restaurants and the award-winning SiSpa on site, offering guests a chance to recharge and fuel up without ever having to break away from the sweeping ocean vista—or the blazing beachside fire pit. 

3800 N. Ocean Dr., Riviera Beach; 561.340.1700; marriott.com

Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa

Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa
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Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa is a sleek getaway located toward the southern end of Palm Beach. With 134 guest rooms, the upscale and exclusive hotel was voted among Florida’s top resorts in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards. The Tideline Spa offers just seven spa rooms to induce optimal relaxation and privacy, and dining options include sushi restaurant Mizu and seaside Brandon’s Palm Beach, featuring a chef-driven menu of seasonal specialties. 

2842 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach; 561.540.6440; tidelineresort.com

PGA National Resort & Spa

PGA National Resort & Spa
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The PGA National Resort & Spa recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation. A haven for golfers, the AAA Four Diamond hotel is home to five courses consisting of 90 holes of golf. Another highlight of the hotel is the 40,000 square-foot European spa with 32 treatment areas and “Waters of the World” outdoor mineral pools. PGA National Resort & Spa is also home to eight on-site restaurants and lounges. With beautifully landscaped grounds, the resort is a popular destination for weddings, meetings and conferences.  

400 Ave. of the Champions, Palm Beach Gardens; 800.633.9150; pgaresort.com

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach

Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
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The Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach is in the midst of a renovation but will reopen in November. The Four Seasons remains Palm Beach Island’s only Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort. Once renovated, the oceanfront retreat will feature new culinary offerings, redesigned guest rooms and the addition of a second pool for adults only. 

2800 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach; 561.582.2800; fourseasons.com/palmbeach

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