July 23, 2024


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Palm Seashore resorts and dining establishments heat up for 2021

Palm Beach front is back.

Although quite a few of its leading resorts and dining establishments shuttered previously this 12 months thanks to the pandemic, and most new openings had been delayed, the famed Florida enclave is starting to reawaken.

Vivid new spots are joining refreshed favorites just in time to welcome attendees for the wintertime year. Right here are some of the a lot more remarkable new choices to check out.


Opal Grand

Rendering of the Opal Grand

When it’s done in December, this stylish 277-room resort (across from the ocean and near the retailers and restaurants of Delray’s Atlantic Avenue) will be a person of the buzziest openings in the county. The luxe lobby is absolutely sure to draw a social scene, many thanks to its terrazzo floors, sky-lit fountain and Monkey Bar outpost. A rooftop cafe, Drift, will provide coastal cuisine, when a spa will offer every thing from a salt inhalation area to hydro facials. The lodge boasts a impressive pool, alongside with a established of luxury villas outfitted with personal pools — best for longer stays.

White Elephant

This stylish Palm Beach island outpost of the Nantucket, Massachusetts, boutique hotel last but not least unveiled its 13 rooms and 19 suites final thirty day period. The home is dotted with extraordinary artwork, which includes parts by Robert Rauschenberg. Its cafe, Lola 41, also manufactured the changeover from Nantucket, but attendees who want to dine off-house can make the brief wander to the Royal Poinciana Plaza (whose legendary surfboard Christmas tree and holiday break decor will be reimagined this time by entire world-renowned combined-media artist Ashley Longshore). Those people who’d favor to wander farther afield will have use of the hotel’s complimentary BMWs.

Brazilian Court docket

Poolside at the Brazilian Court Hotel

The rooms at this tony boutique assets on Palm Seashore island had been up-to-date before this 12 months to make them brighter and much more welcoming. But the hotel’s true attract remains its magical courtyard and seasonal French cafe by Daniel Boulud.

The Ben

The lobby of The Ben Hotel.

West Palm Beach is on the rise as a destination, and this elegant hotel, which opened final February, has been leading the charge. Its charms involve a breathtaking roof with a lounge, a pool, yoga courses and sights of the Intracoastal and Palm Seaside island. Carnivores need to book a table at the hotel’s signature restaurant, the chophouse Proper Grit.

Cover West Palm Seaside Downtown

One more entry on to the booming West Palm scene, this new boutique home from Cover (Hilton’s life-style model) stands out with a 6-tale dwelling green wall set in opposition to reclaimed barnwood. Rooftop cafe Treehouse — the highest in Palm Beach county — provides stellar poolside sights alongside with stay entertainment from community musicians on Thursday evenings. The Latino-Caribbean-influenced lobby cafe, Banter, serves supper on weekends only (for now).

Places to eat


Side by side of exterior of Lionfish and an octopus dish it serves.

Named immediately after the tasty sea creature (which, like blowfish, is a potentially poisonous delicacy), this innovative new place originated in San Diego, California, and opened in Delray, Florida, final September. Alongside with an array of refreshing, sustainable catches (like coal-grilled cobia), the menu features sushi, ceviche (which include lionfish), very hot plates (check out the butter-poached king crab legs with caviar) and entrees (complete steamed Florida pompano and grilled lamb chops with mint chimichurri). 

La Goulue

Regarded as a great deal for its clubbish social networking as its authentic French fare (such as escargot, steak au poivre and coq au vin), this New York bistro opened an outpost on Palm Beach front in October, with decor that twins its northern sibling.


Exterior of Henry’s Palm Beach

The tony island’s most famed resort, The Breakers, debuted a second off-assets restaurant (the initially was Echo) in addition to the eight it hosts on premises. Henry’s, on Royal Poinciana Way, is a celebration of comfort food items, ranging from classics like beef Wellington and hen potpie, to originals these kinds of as pigs-in-a-pretzel-dough-blanket.


Interior of Swifty’s

Swifty’s — a most loved social accumulating spot in New York that shuttered in 2016 and rose like a phoenix very last time at the Colony Resort on Palm Seashore island — has expanded this year with poolside seating. Martha Stewart, Aerin Lauder and Michael Kors are some of the regulars who have loved the restaurant’s meatloaf, jumbo lump crabcakes and other signature dishes. The Colony also debuted a Bluestone Lane cafe in excess of the Thanksgiving vacation.

Almond Palm Seashore

This bistro, which 1st won followers in Bridgehampton in 2001 ahead of unveiling a second place in New York’s Flatiron District in 2008, unveiled its Palm Beach spinoff final February. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic forced the newcomer to close just a month later, it has now lastly reopened for the time. Signature dishes like steamed mussels with white wine, roast rooster and steak frites Bordelaise have created the journey south, together with the New York tradition of meatless Mondays.

Farmer’s Table North

A tuna platter at Farmer’s Table North.

The main sights at this offshoot of the well-liked Boca location consist of reside new music and panoramic views of the North Palm Beach front Place Club’s golfing course and pool, not to point out the acclaimed nutritious fare. Amid the beloved dishes are quinoa meatballs on spaghetti squash, grass-fed shorter ribs with mushroom Bordelaise and “everything”-crusted tuna steak with warm tabbouleh. 

Elisabetta’s Ristorante

This popular Delray restaurant — known for its dry-aged steak, selfmade pastas, seafood and salad — is opening a next place on the West Palm Beach front waterfront in early January. This new department puts the aim on alfresco dining, with an out of doors pizza oven, bar and two vintage gazebos, along with a regulation-sized bocce ball court.

Natural beauty and wellness

Paul Labrecque

Paul Labrecque's Palm Beach salon and the new trichologist.

The elegant salon and spa in Royal Poinciana Plaza is now bringing cult-favourite Biologique Recherche products and treatment plans to Palm Seashore island, which include facials, hand treatments and scalp therapies. A trichologist is also on hand to maintain manes lush and healthy, offering processes this sort of as microneedling with LED lights.

Eau Palm Beach Vacation resort & Spa

The spa at Eau de Palm Beach.

1 of the area’s most innovative oceanfront resorts, Eau Palm Beach has revamped its fitness and dining alternatives to adapt to the COVID period. Friends can now e-book non-public “Peloton suites” (for spinning in the convenience of their rooms) and private cabanas for nutritious bites near the beach.

The Breakers Ocean Health and fitness

It was constantly uplifting to work out at The Breakers whilst gazing out about the Atlantic, but an update of the resort’s health centre, accomplished in October, has genuinely upped its match. Get your chic sweat on with new Technogym cardiovascular products, an expanded outdoor exercise session terrace and a full HVAC process improve, which works by using ionization to aid disinfect and make improvements to air top quality.