The Breakers Hotel, Palm Beach — Photo courtesy of southfloridaluxuryrealestate.net
It is perhaps one of the most prestigious zip codes in the nation and famous all over the world. Palm Beach, Florida is a glittering barrier island off the state’s east coast, and home to the rich and the famous and the powerful. When Henry Morrison Flagler, a founder of Standard Oil, developed Palm Beach as a haven for himself and the elite of his day over a century ago, little did he know how magnificent the place would actually become.
Located north of Fort Lauderdale and Broward County off I-95, Palm Beach offers visitors a glimpse of this manicured enclave where they can indulge in its legendary lifestyle, even for a brief moment. And who could resist? History has walked these streets. For British and Russian royalty to business moguls, Hollywood legends, fashion icons and bestselling authors, to the most famous residents of all, the Kennedys, Palm Beach has been either home or vacation destination.
To experience the very best of Palm Beach up close and personal, there’s no better place to stay than the famous Breakers Hotel. This legendary Five Star resort has set a standard in excellence few others even come close to. Aside from the amazing ocean views and breathtaking surroundings, the Breakers is the place memories are made. Other luxurious properties may be a bit less pricey but no less accommodating. The Chesterfield Hotel and the exquisite Four Seasons Resort welcome guests and are prepared to offer the very finest accommodations they expect.
Worth Avenue — Photo courtesy of floridainfo-gjk.blogspot.com
Make a day of it and plan a stroll down the island’s most celebrated shopping district, Worth Avenue. Here is clustered perhaps the some of the most famous names in high-end shopping on earth, such as Hermes, Giorgio Armani, Cartier and Louis Vuitton, just to name four. After window shopping, or even indulging in a purchase or two, relax with your favorite beverage at Starbucks and use the time to update your Facebook page, telling your friends where you’ve been.
Plan to stick around and dine in style. Whether enjoying fine dining or eating casually with the whole family, Palm Beach is a great place to eat. Perhaps it will be at Cha Cha’s Fresh Latin Kitchen or steak or seafood at the Palm Beach Grill or great hamburgers at Green’s Luncheonette. You’ll be delighted to have spent a day rubbing shoulders with those who appreciate good living as much as you do.