If you are staying in Palm Beach, which is the best luxury hotel for beach access, pool, views and more? We have already reviewed the best hotels with club lounges on Palm Beach, now we look at which hotel comes in at the top and which hotels I would select as having the best in Palm Beach.
Palm Beach is a playground for the rich, with names like Kennedy and Astor as regular guests, this tiny resort on Florida’s east coast is the ultimate getaway for anyone who likes shopping at trendy boutiques, golfing on world-class courses, pampering at the spa, or sipping cocktails in a beachfront cabana. Try and stay for the annual sea turtle hatchings.
1. Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
The Four Seasons remains Palm Beach Island’s only Five-Star, Five-Diamond resort. With 47 miles of pristine golden beaches, Palm Beach, Florida has a setting for everyone, from romantically private stretches of sand to family-friendly beaches with playgrounds, nature centres and beach parks that offer snorkelling, wind sailing, fishing or paddleboarding. A key feature of this newly refurbished resort is the two pools, one for families and the other second pool for adults only.
Catch a gleeful glimpse of a loggerhead turtle, or relax in a cabana with the complimentary service of personal beach staff at Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach.” Get extra benefits (even on special offer rates) by booking with our luxury travel concierge.
Book this Four Seasons hotel via our luxury travel concierge and you will get the following free benefits, for the same price as their website:
Breakfast for two people per bedroom.
Food and beverage credit or spa credit of USD100 per stay (where you can spend your credit depends on the hotel but the value is always $100).
Upgrade of one category, based on availability at time of check-in (this usually excludes suites).
Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.
Complimentary basic Internet in all guest rooms.
Complimentary welcome gift.
2. The Breakers Flagler Club Lounge
The Breakers hotel on Palm Beach is paradise by the sea. With a winding history dating back to the glamour of the Gilded Age, The Breakers has always been one of the most luxury hotels on Palm Beach.
Bask in four refreshing pools, a private beach, luxurious poolside bungalows for daytime rental and a lively mix of watersports. Savor irresistible dining at nine restaurants, including the newly-transformed Seafood Bar, and delight in renowned shopping. Enjoy championship golf and tennis, an exquisite spa, family activities and complimentary access to the indoor-outdoor oceanfront fitness centre. Book the magnificent oceanfront suites for a world class stay.
The Flagler Club is an ultra-exclusive boutique hotel of 25 rooms and suites perched atop The Breakers. Nestled within The Breakers on two restricted floors, it’s this hotel’s most luxurious and exclusive offering, designed for personalized service and privacy from arrival to departure. This is easily the best club lounge on Palm Beach. In fact, it’s more than that, it’s a hotel within a hotel. Probably the most luxury place to stay in Palm Beach. Even more so than the Four Seasons above, but for the absolute luxury experience, you need to book into the Flagler Club at the Breakers.
Complimentary aminites include:
Chauffeured Tesla house car service and airport transportation.
Full-service dedicated team of 19 to attend to every and any need.
Private lounge and rooftop terrace.
Unique offerings throughout the day: breakfast, light luncheon fare, sunset hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Cocktail hour with premium wine and spirits.
Complete access to the resort property and complimentary amenities.
By booking via our luxury travel concierge and you get the following benefits for free at the The Breakers Palm Beach:
Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability.
Full American Buffet breakfast daily, for up to two in room guests.
$100 USD Resort/Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate or for gift cards, no cash value if not redeemed in full).
Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability.
3. Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
Eau Palm Beach is located about 20 minutes south of Worth Avenue and a short drive from the exciting nightlife of Delray Beach and Atlantic Avenue. This glamorous ocean retreat offers relaxed elegance and Palm Beach’s newest Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond property. Situated on seven acres of private beach, all 309 guestrooms and suites are designed by Jonathan Adler and feature private balconies with hanging chairs. Enjoy the Forbes Five-Star 42,000-square-foot Eau Spa, two oceanfront pools, four restaurants, watersports, three Har-Tru tennis courts and children’s clubs.
Booking into Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa via our luxury travel concierge and you get the following benefits for free:
Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability (upgrade categories are as follows: Limited View to Resort View; Resort View to Ocean View; Ocean View to Ocean Front; Ocean Front, no further upgrade. Ocean View Suite to Ocean Front Suite. Club Ocean View to Club Ocean Front; Club Ocean Front, no further upgrade. Club Ocean Front Suite, no further upgrade).
Daily Breakfast for two in Temple Orange Mediterranean Bistro ($30 credit per person, inclusive of tax and gratuity)
$100 USD Resort/Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
4. The Chesterfield Palm Beach
The eccentric Chesterfield Palm Beach is a historical landmark and a boutique hotel offering old-world elegance offering traditional English afternoon tea along with dancing at the Leopard Lounge. Guest rooms are a wild mix of colours, floral stripes and patterns. Highlights include an outdoor swimming pool and cute garden courtyard. Again, this hotel is located within walking distance of Worth Avenue.
5. Boca Raton Resort & Club
Boca Raton Resort & Club or the “Pink Palace” has an award-winning spa to a par-71 golf course a separate Boca Beach Club. The resort is situated near the luxurious Mizner Park shopping centre and overlooks Lake Boca Raton. The Atlantic Ocean and the resort’s Boca Beach Club are a short drive away via a complimentary shuttle.
This Waldorf Astoria resort (part of the Hilton group) offers a spa inspired by the Alhambra Palace a health club, the golf course a marina, tennis courts, five swimming pools and surf lessons on a surf simulator.
6. The Brazilian Court Hotel
The Brazilian Court is an intimate “home away from home” and part of the Leading Hotels Of The World luxury hotel brand. It’s just steps away from both the beach and Worth Avenue. There is an award-winning Café on-site, a Frederic Fekkai Salon & Spa and the Paul Fisher Gallery. Lush tropical landscaping, a stylish pool surrounded by palm trees and rooms with private terraces (you must book these!) are the highlights here.
7. The Colony Palm Beach
The Colony is a glamorous boutique retreat of the glitterati with just 89 guest rooms—including 14 suites, seven villas and three penthouses.
There is a Florida-shaped pool, a stylish Bimini Bar, Polo Restaurant and a Royal Room Cabaret. The Colony’s central location means that it’s walkable to Worth Avenue and the beach.
8. Hilton West Palm Beach
Hilton West Palm Beach is modern and centrally located in West Palm Beach, so it is easy to walk to the centre and the convention centre. It is blocky in design and not particularly pretty from the outside. Inside, q coastal-beachy interior and super pool attracts couples and families alike.
Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Located a bit north of Palm Beach on Singer Island, the all-suite Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa is your Marriott Bonvoy redemption option in the area of Palm Beach. It is a huge high-rise of 21 floors and offers condo-style apartments ideal for families vacations. The high rise nature of this resort means that it feels BIG but the views are special as it the fire pit to warm yourself up in the evenings.
9. Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa
Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa is at the southern end of Palm Beach. Boutique in size by American standards, this resort just has 134 guest rooms, a spa, good restaurants and a stylish pool right on the beach.
10. PGA National Resort & Spa
A haven for golfers, the PGA National Resort & Spa recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation. Anchored by five championship golf courses, and renowned throughout the world as Home to the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic and the legendary Bear Trap, PGA National also boasts a world-class destination spa, a private state-of-the- art sports & racquet club and an exclusive private membership club at the heart of this luxurious resort lifestyle community.
Accommodation is either in rooms with newly refurbished amenities, subdued lighting and stylish new carpeting. Rooms have 55-inch flat-screen Samsung smart televisions, and iPod docking stations, or book a luxury suite or a golf resort villa. The pool here is large with plenty of loungers and a classic Ritz Carlton style.
Disclosure: Most reviews are sponsored by the proprietor or brand being appraised. All opinions remain our own & are in no way influenced.