THE PALM BEACHES: Where to Stay at Florida’s Most Luxurious

Play in paradise at the Hilton West Palm Beach and PGA National Resort and Spa, the most stylish spots in the Sunshine State. From well-appointed ...

Play in paradise at the Hilton West Palm Beach and PGA National Resort and Spa, the most stylish spots in the Sunshine State.  From well-appointed rooms to sleek suites, the Hilton West Palm Beach is the perfect getaway for business travelers, families and those looking for fun in the Florida sun.  With views of downtown West Palm Beach, sitting areas, wood floors and other sophisticated furnishings, their 400 rooms and modern suites offer plenty of room to relax after an already relaxing day at the hotel's pool area.  The super spacious Hospitality Suite features a separate parlor and table seating for eight, plus deluxe amenities and wet bar. Relax in their resort style, zero-entry pool where you can rent a cabana and soak up the tropical sun on their fashionable outdoor furniture – with a 20,000 square foot pool deck, you can spend your vacation playing lawn games such as ladder golf and corn hole, daydreaming about your Hilton trip on their daybeds, or ordering salads and sandwiches from Palm Deck's.

Located steps from CityPlace, West Palm Beach's premiere shopping and dining destination, and in close proximity to Palm Beach airport, Hilton West Palm Beach is the perfect playground for any occasion or work event. The comfortable hotel which features all the comforts of home, also boasts over 24,000 square feet of event space and is even connected to the Palm Beach Convention Center, making it the ultimate business center in the area.

Both the Coral Ballroom and Oceana Ballroom can host large groups or serve as smaller event spaces, while private meeting spaces offer functional theater-style settings. If you prefer to soak up the sun, outdoor lawn spots serve as scenic spaces for both meetings and celebratory affairs.  If you're looking to book your big day at this Hilton Hotel, your wedding festivities are sure to get off to a sunny start with exclusive cabanas, lush lawns, grand ballrooms, and a gourmet menu.

With freshly prepared food served up at Manor, your taste buds will be treated to a memorable and mouthwatering culinary journey. Executive Chef Miguel Santiago creates dishes inspired by global influences while using locally-sourced ingredients. You can also sip on their signature cocktails or get gourmet grub at the grab-and-go marketplace, Provisions, located on the lobby level, so you can spend your time lounging at the pool.

Gear up for the best trip of your life – and an elevated golf game, at the PGA National Resort and Spa. Whether you prefer to play on one of their five championship golf courses or at their private state-of-the-art sports and racquet club, there is truly something for everyone.  This posh property which boasts a world-class spa and a private membership club is also the home of PGA Tour's Honda Classic as well as the Bear Trap, so don't be surprised if you spot a golf pro sipping on a cocktail at iBar overlooking PGA National's national treasures. With so much to do both in and around the resort, the team will help you plan everything from a girls trip to a fitness focused stay and everything in between.

Enjoy picturesque views of Palm Beach from your private terrace overlooking PGA's glorious golf courses, gardens, pool or lake. Each guestroom also features upscale and distinguished décor and marble bathrooms. Stay in style at their PGA Suite which is decked out with three balconies, views of the Fazio driving range, two full bathrooms and a pool table. You can even live like a champion, at least when you check in to the Legends Suite, which is complete with water views and an extra-large living room, or rent your own cottage for an extra exclusive retreat. When you rent a vacation home in the area through the official PGA National Vacation Rentals program, you gain access to all the exclusive activities, dining options and tranquil spa treatments you can handle.

Dig into delicious dining options at Ironwood Steak & Seafood featuring contemporary American cuisine such as their signature fresh snapper, roasted beet salad sourced in part from the nearby Swank Farms, and their tantalizing Tomahawk for Two, a 32-ounce cross of waygu and blank angus beef dry-aged for 21 days. It's no surprise that they have unparalleled wine pairings, as Ironwood will floor you with their floor-to-ceiling wine rooms which offer wines from 19 different growing regions and 6 different countries. You can also toast to your golf game with wines produced by PGA Tour champions such a Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, Nick Faldo and more. They will even customize your event to make any special occasion even more special. Indulge in after-dinner drinks and cigar offerings at iBar, where you can get your Palm Beach party started with live entertainment and creative cocktails. You can also sit back, relax and enjoy a tasty burger with some of the best golf views in town at Bar 91, or rest up and order room service before going to the golf course or tennis court.

PGA is the perfect place to stay for business – as long as you can get work done with so many activities and dining options! New groups staying between now and December will even get a free round of golf or a special 50-minute spa service as well as exclusive experiences. With event spaces and conference facilities which can accommodate over 1,000 attendees, your group can partake in corporate functions both on and off the golf course. Their outdoor spaces set amidst scenic surroundings are perfect for coffee breaks, team building events and evening receptions.

Celebrate your big day at this premiere destination which features customizable packages, spa options and top-notch catering to ensure your wedding is top of the line. The resort's various venues are perfect for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, cocktail hours and more. You can even arrive by helicopter or horse and carriage – if you can dream it, they can do it! From the Honda Pavilion to the Lakeside Terrace as well as their PGA Grand Ballroom and Bella Lago, you can celebrate in one of their regal rooms or in a space overlooking the resort's 26-acre lake.

Add some rejuvenation to your vacation with their two outdoor mineral pools which are comprised of healing waters from Israel's Dead Sea to those of the Salies de Bearn in France, which are believed to soothe and moderate fluid retention. Some of their other exotic global healing practices and therapies, inspired by Asian and Middle Eastern countries, are so authentic you don't even have to leave the country – or hotel – to indulge in them! The spa even offers cosmetic procedures ranging from Juvederm to Sculpra, so you can be beach body ready before diving into the pool! You'll be glowing from your fabulously fun stay at this luxurious resort, literally, when you book a Hydrafacial, a popular and celeb-favorite treatment.

Swing by their various courses where you can swing your golf club, such as The Champion, The Palmer, The Fazio, The Estates, The Squire and the Honda Classic. If you want to play indoors, their new golf simulator from High Definition Sports features the latest technology with 25 golf courses from around the world, so you can enhance your game through instruction and fittings.

Join the PGA National Members Club and enjoy the luxurious lifestyle of this Palm Beach hot spot with access to five PGA championship golf courses, exceptional golf schools, advanced tee times, delicious dining options, spa, and of course, their Sports &  Racquet Club, which offers dozens of aerobic classes, Har Tru tennis courts, personal trainers, croquet courts, a pilates studio and more.   Whether you prefer a golf game or a spa glam session, at PGA there is something for everyone.

With breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as a 3-course brunch served seven days a week, you can dine on Café Boulud's signature dishes as well as their fine French fare whenever you want – which will be all the time after you try their creative cuisine. Their newly revamped and mouthwatering menu features palatable plates inspired by both global cuisine and French flavors, while showcasing the region's produce and seafood selections.

In addition to a new menu, Cafe Boulud Palm Beach has a brand new look and bar, so you can eat your scrumptious food in style! Café Boulud Palm Beach, Chef Daniel Boulud's award-winning restaurant at the Brazilian Court Hotel, is definitely the area's most delicious destination!

Chef Daniel Boulud and Executive Chef Rick Mace have introduced an innovative menu featuring signature dishes from his restaurants around the world. This Palm Beach hotspot features Florida's freshest seafood, including Local Rock Shrimp Ceviche, Florida Stone Crab Claws with Key Lime Aioli, Oysters on the Half Shell plus seasonal appetizers such as Pumpkin Velouté, Green Tomato Gazpacho. You'll definitely want to dig into their French delicacies such as the Bistro Style Steak Tartare, Soupe à L'Oignon Gratinée, Pheasant Pâté en Croûte.

You can now see and be seen while dining on their all-day menu specialties such as the Maine Lobster Roll and their CBPB Burger, also rated the 'Best of Palm Beach.'. Sit amidst Café Boulud's stylish setting while sipping on signature cocktails at their chic new bar which is indeed the centerpiece of the restaurant.

Pair one of their divine dishes with a glass of wine – after all, they have an extraordinarily extensive wine list – as you relax in their elegant, redesigned space with colorful mosaic tiles and Pecky Cyprus wood-paneled ceilings. From upholstered couches in their laidback lounge to an arched doorway which leads to the main dining room with a backlit bar, plus their open-aired courtyard terrace, as well as Cafe Boulud's Ballroom and Conservatory, a popular and posh destination for weddings and events, Cafe Boulud is a favorite spot amongst local and visitors alike for all occasions.

"Our goal was to create a contemporary, harmonious design for this classic French restaurant, that retains its trademark elegance, while providing a refreshing and totally accessible modern look that is comfortable and current," said Lauren Hastings, Senior Designer of LSI Designs, a division of Copperline Partners.

From stunning décor to scrumptious dishes, the newly transformed Café Boulud is back and better than ever!

Breakfast: á la carte Lunch: á la carte; Lunch Prix Fixe: $32 , 3-Courses Dinner: á la carte; Dinner Prix Fixe: $38 , 3-Courses, Seven Days a Week Brunch: $36, 3-Courses

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