Let Love Unfurl at These Top Romantic (West) Palm Beach Hotels

By Kristopher Neild, Travel Expert

The beaches of Florida have always been a hot destination for couples celebrating their love but the romantic hotels in the Palm Beach/West Palm Beach take the cake for best accommodations. Let the stress of planning a romantic trip melt away by booking a stay at the hotels listed below.

No trip to Palm Beach is complete without a stay at the famous Breakers Hotel. With oceanfront rooms and enough amenities on site, it’s possible to enjoy an entire vacation without ever having to leave the expansive grounds. Start the day with breakfast at The Circle and then grab a bicycle and explore the Palm Beach bike (Lake) trail. The afternoon is best spent at a cabana by the pool, with a round of couple’s golf, or enjoying one of the many spa services meant to rejuvenate your spirits.

For a luxurious stay in a boutique hotel, consider the honeymoon package at The Brazilian Court. The discreet courtyards and impeccable service blend with the proximity to town to make this the best private retreat. With fine dining at Café Boulud and the Frédéric Fekkai Salon & Spa in the hotel, and the beach and famous Worth Avenue just steps away, everything you need are just steps away. 

10. Sabal Palm House Bed and Breakfast Inn
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Downtown Lake Worth is just a short stroll away from the Sabal Palm House Bed and Breakfast Inn. Nearby attractions include Worth Avenue, Flagler Museum, Palm Beach Convention Center, Norton Museum, Kravis Center, Lion Country Safari and the Intracoastal Waterway. There are five guest rooms and two two-bedroom suites at the Sabal Palm House Bed and Breakfast Inn. These accommodations come furnished with LCD televisions, free wireless Internet connections, safe-deposit boxes, ironing equipment, ceiling fans and CD/DVD players. Whirlpool tubs can be found in some units. The Sabal Palm House Bed and Breakfast Inn is a two-story house that was built in 1936 and renovated in 1997. This historic property features oak floors, tropical/classic furnishings, molded ceilings and antiques. The house offers high-speed wireless Internet access, complimentary tea and homemade sweets and a complimentary gourmet breakfast.

9. Sundy House
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The Sundy House is set in the heart of Delray Beach. Among the nearby attractions are the Old School Square Cultural Arts Center, Crest Theatre, Cornell Museum of Art & History and the Worthington Park. The Palm Beach International Airport is also easily accessible from the hotel. There are 11 individually decorated guest rooms at the Sundy House. These are well-furnished with wireless Internet connections, televisions, DVD players, private balconies and private bathrooms. A historic cottage with a dining room, a living space and a fireplace is also available. The Sundy House is a boutique-hotel that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This property provides an outdoor swimming pool, a sun deck, a freshwater swimming pond, indoor and outdoor event spaces, a restaurant and a lounge. Complimentary amenities include beach shuttle services and a daily Continental breakfast.

8. PGA National Resort and Spa
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PGA National Resort and Spa is a prime destination for travelers who like to purchase activity-based add-ons. The resort has four amazing golf courses, a spa, tennis/racquetball courts and croquet. Sign up for lessons, pro-training, tournaments and more for any of the aforementioned sports and arrange for a soothing massage treatment post. The pool is the centerpiece of the facility, with stunning design and landscaping. Cool off after a action packed day on the course with a drink and a dip. A cornucopia of eating options present themselves at PGA National, with poolside bars competing with upscale options for your belly's attention.

7. Colony Hotel Palm Beach
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The Colony Hotel Palm Beach (Florida) is set in the heart of Palm Beach. Among the nearby scenic sites include the Lion Country Safari, Sawgrass Recreation Park, Palm Beach Zoo, South Florida Science Museum and the Henry Flagler Museum. Several golf courses are likewise within close range. Accommodations at the Colony Hotel Palm Beach (Florida) come in rooms, suites, penthouse suites and two-room villas. These units are equipped with free wireless Internet connections, LCD televisions, safe-deposit boxes, refrigerators and pillow-top mattresses. Bathrooms come with hair dryers, bathrobes and designer toiletries. The Colony Hotel Palm Beach (Florida) was established in 1947 and features a classic British Colonial architecture. This hotel provides two swimming pools, beach chairs and umbrellas, a business center, bicycle rentals, laundry/dry cleaning services and wireless Internet access. On-site dining venues include Cafe 155, The Polo Steakhouse and Palm Court.

6. Kimpton Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa
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If you are coming to Palm Beach for the water views (who isn't), the Tideline Ocean Resort & Spa hooks its guests up with visual spectacles. Your private balcony will face either the intracoastal or the Atlantic Ocean and provide panoramic views. Custom furniture, bronze-infused tiles and luxury beds fill the guestrooms. The property just evokes romance, making this a perfect destination for honeymooners. There is a plentiful amount of private beachfront, perfect for lounging with a book and soaking up rays. If the pool is more your thing, the Tideline has you covered. The palm tree-lined pool complete with cabanas and beverage service will surely suit you and traveling party.

5. The Chesterfield Palm Beach
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The Chesterfield Palm Beach is a historic landmark located on the idyllic island of Palm Beach, just three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and two blocks from Worth Avenue. Regarded for its exceptional hospitality and personalized attention to detail, guests of this luxurious pet-friendly hotel are welcomed with complimentary Sherry, bottled water and freshly baked cookies. Lovely year-round weather, a caring staff and elegant furnishings create a perfect "home away from home" base, with exquisite accommodations in unique one-of-a-kind rooms and suites. Guests also enjoy the renowned Leopard Lounge and Restaurant, one of Palm Beach's best-loved institutions, and a variety of exclusive packages that range from romantic escapes to a fun weekend for the girls.

4. The Brazilian Court Hotel
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The Brazilian Court is a top destination for celebrities and plebeians alike. Dazzling courtyards, enchanting 1, 2 and 3 bedroom suites and amazing landscaping draw you in and make it hard for you to leave the property. There is a spa on hand, as many couples choose to make this a honeymoon destination. Even if you have been married for years or riding solo, the masseuses don't discriminate. Dine inside at the Cafe Boulud, where you can sample many French-American cuisine offerings. If you decide to wander around, you are ridiculously close to the beach and can reach Worth Avenue in minutes.

3. Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
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EAU Palm Beach Resort & Spa is a beautiful getaway spot for couples on a romantic vacation or for the family that likes to travel in style. This luxury resort has lots of oceanfront rooms, as well as adult-only and kid-friendly pools that face the water. The best amenity on-site is the spa. With services for couples that include mud baths and private massages, as well as a full salon and fitness center, the spa has rightfully won national awards. There are several dining options in the hotel, as well as lots of family activities and watersport rentals- so upon arrival in paradise, there is no reason to leave.

2. Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
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On the island known as Palm Beach, the five-star renowned property commonly referred to as the Four Seasons dominates the landscape. Rooms are luxuriously decorated and provide that "vacation feel" that one wants when booking a destination such as Palm Beach. Two tennis courts are on-site for those looking to get in a little exercise during their stay. Booking a package is recommended. Some include spa treatments, others the use of luxury sports cars. Three dining options linger on the property, including the oceanfront Atlantic Bar & Grill. Make sure you include a Friday in your stay, as the resort puts on a family friendly clam bake.

1. The Breakers Palm Beach
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The Breakers is one of the most famous properties in Palm Beach County; it was founded by Gold Coast legend Henry Flagler. The sprawling 140-acre estate features Italian-Renaissance architecture throughout. There is a half-mile of private beach access and four waterfront pools if you are into that kind of stuff. Surrounding the hotel is the championship golf course featuring 36 professionally designed holes. If you happen to play a bit worse than scratch golf, the hotel has a golf academy on-site to help school you up. If tennis is more your game, The Breakers has 10 lighted courts for your use. Fitness centers, restaurants, spas and nightlife options are included in the amenities offered by this world class hotel.