Weekend Getaway: The Palm Beaches
The Palm Beaches is the perfect getaway spot for your bachelor/bachelorette party or even a weekend getaway to escape the hard work that goes into planning a wedding. With a wide variety of restaurants, shops, and places to explore, there is sure to be something for everyone!
We were lucky enough to spend a few days enjoying all that Palm Beach has to offer thanks to Discover the Palm Beaches. Here is our guide on where to stay, what to eat, and what to do when visiting Palm Beach!
Where to Stay
PGA National Resort and Spa
400 Avenue of the Champions
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
Don't let the name fool you. This resort is not just for lovers of golf, though it does boast 5 of Florida's top Golf Courses (and is home to the Honda Classic and the legendary Bear Trap). It also has a world-class destination spa. This unique spa is one of the largest you'll find, allowing your entire party to receive treatments simultaneously! Be sure to try one of their Waters of the World treatments and follow it up by soaking in one of their two mineral pools.
Complete your day of fun with a delicious meal at Ironwood Steak & Seafood and a bit of shopping at one of the nearby malls and then cozy up in your guest suite. PGA National has a variety of spacious rooms, including speciality suites for an extra dose of luxury!
Looking for a great place for a wedding weekend? Check out PGA National wedding services!
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
100 South Ocean Boulevard
Palm Beach FL 33462
Modern meets Old Florida is what comes to mind when you walk into Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, which is one of only three 5 Star Resorts in the area. Greeted with a glass of champagne, you are immediately immersed into a stay that is sure to be luxurious and effortless. Spend your days lounging in an oceanfront cabana and your nights enjoying a nighttime cocktail around the fire pit.
A must during your stay is a visit to the Eau Spa, where their motto is "Pause. Play. Perfect." Choose from an impressive list of services (HELLO! Champagne Shimmer Body Luster) and relax with champagne and cupcakes before your service. Another perk of having a treatment is being able to spend time in the resorts Self-Centered Garden before or after your treatment.
If you are looking for a luxury wedding experience, the Eau Palm Beach has you covered! Check out their wedding services!
What to Do
Cruise down the Jupiter Inlet on a Pontoon boat fully equipped with a tiki bar, lounge chairs, an on boat restroom, craft beer, wine, and snacks. Need I say more?
From private to Wine Down Wednesday to a karaoke cruise, there are definitely a variety of great different cruise options
Get a dose of tranquillity at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. Experience Japanese culture by exploring their 16-acre garden or spending some time in their museum. Take it to the next level by tasting Pan-Asian cuisine at the cafe or by attending one of their many classes or special events!
The Grandview Public Market provides an all-in-one experience in it's 13,000 square feet. With 12 chef-inspired food vendors and artists, the market is open 7 days a week and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
If you are looking to enjoy an amazing Vinyasa yoga class, the Grandview Public Market hosts one in their courtyard. There is nothing like open air yoga and we highly suggest checking it out!
Where to Eat
Fresh food and a tropical ambience are what this Jupiter restaurant is all about! With a mission to provide each guest with a true "Florida" experience, you know it is a must on your travel itinerary. Enjoy fresh catches and cocktails at a waterfront table or head over to the main stage for live music.
Take a break from the beach but not the Ocean View at Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa's Signature Restaurant. Sinclair's Ocean Grill has an incredible atmosphere, plenty of gourmet dishes to indulge in, and an extensive wine list. The chef creates a deliciously curated menu with flavorful seasonings and local catches.
Avocado Grill is a farm to table tapas-style restaurant with a mission to feature locally sourced, hand-picked ingredients. In addition to an expansive seasonal menu they have a full raw bar and speciality cocktails as well as desserts made in-house! Avocado Grill has locations in both West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Gardens.
Brule Bistro, located in Delray, is another restaurant with a mission to source local ingredients. They have a seasonally inspired menu, local craft breweries available, and an eclectic list of wines and craft cocktails. When you are done at Brule, take a short walk over to The Foxworth Fountain for a CBD Milkshake!
Treat yourself at Florie's at Four Seasons Palm Beach. Florie's is in partnership with three-Michelin-starred chef Maura Colagreco, so there's that. Enjoy live fire cooking and earth-conscious menu options. Be sure to accompany your meal with something from the bar, where you can enjoy unique seasonal garden-driven cocktails!
For more things to do in The Palm Beaches, be sure to visit their website!