Stretching from Boca Raton to Jupiter and Tequesta, Florida’s Palm Beaches are a collection of 39 interconnected cities and towns located along 47 miles of gorgeous, white sand beaches. Though families tend to flock to the pristine Palm Beaches in the wintertime, thanks to warm temps and sunshine, the summertime offers loads of beachfront fun paired with exceptional value. Here are three reasons to visit the Palm Beaches this summer—plus five fantastic deals to make it a budget-friendly trip!
1. The Beaches
The aren’t called the Palm Beaches for nothin’: 47 miles of beaches along the Atlantic coastline greet visitors, and you’re bound to find a beach to fit your family’s tastes. From off-the-beaten path beaches to a kid-friendly beach located steps away from shopping and dining options or even a state park beach that promises loads of family fun, there’s something for every family under the sun. Bonus: these are the most pristine beaches in Florida.
2. Family Adventures Galore
While the 47 miles of beaches are bound to keep you busy with swimming, sandcastle building, and seashell searching, there is so much to see and do. It’s no surprise that water sports are a big draw. Set off on a family snorkeling excursion at Gulfstream Park near Boynton Beach, enjoy a sunset sail on a catamaran in Jupiter, or kayak the Loxahatchee River. Try to plan your visit to coincide with one of the many area festivals: check out the special events calendar before you go.
3. Dining Options That Fit Every Family’s Tastebuds
World-class dining greets visitors to the Palm Beaches. Whether you’re looking for an elegant, sunset dinner on the beach, a hip, kid-friendly restaurant with a downtown vibe, or a casual yet gourmet lunch from a hot food truck, there is a dining option to fit every family’s taste buds.
5 Fantastic Deals to Make a Trip the Palm Beaches Budget-Friendly
The legendary Breakers was founded on the sands of Palm Beach all the way back in 1896. Though it’s best known for its old-world elegance, the Breakers welcomes families with a 6,100-square-foot Family Entertainment Center, an interactive playground, Camp Breakers for kids ages 3-12, poolside bungalows for daytime rental, and a roster of fun, kid-friendly daily activities. Complimentary daily amenities include free daily breakfast, unlimited golf, and more.
As an added bonus, your sixth is night free when you stay six consecutive nights in a Premium Guest Room category or higher. Available May 1 – October 31, 2017 (some restrictions may apply). Use promotion code SUMMER6 to enjoy this special offer. To book, visit www.thebreakers.com.
Located in the Palm Beach historical district, the four-diamond Chesterfield Palm Beach is the ideal pick for the family looking to enjoy a relaxing vacation. Kids are welcomed and even treated to their very own robes and slippers, board games, coloring books and beach toys. This summer, stay two nights, and the third night is free. Choose from a junior or master suite. Available through December 20, 2017. To book, call 561-659-5800.
The Hilton Boca Raton Suites is located in a peaceful, lakefront setting, yet offers some of the area’s best shopping, dining, golf, and beaches. Families will appreciate the all-suites layout and kids will adore the outdoor heated pool. This summer, stay three nights, and the fourth night is free! Daily breakfast and complimentary cocktails during the evening manager’s reception are added perks. Available through December 17, 2017. To book, call 561-483-3600.
Relaxing is a state of mind at the Wyndham Grand Jupiter at Harbourside Place. Though it’s surrounded by distinctive dining, shopping, and entertainment, the extra amenities make this hotel a good pick for families looking to relax. While the kids swim in the sparkling rooftop pool, moms and dads can lounge poolside with a hand-crafted cocktail. Stay three nights this summer and the fourth night is free. Available through December 23, 2017. To book, call 561-273-6600.
The Brazilian Court is a historic landmark located just steps from the Atlantic. You’ll feel as if you’ve traveled back in time to the 1920’s as you catch some rays at the secluded, palm lined pool! Moms and Dads will want to spend some time at the in-hotel Frederic Fekkai Salon & Spa while the kids head to the beach. Take advantage of a free night bonus this summer: stay two nights, and the third night is free, or stay three nights, and the fourth night is free. Available through September 30, 2017. To book, call 561-655-7740.
For more information about The Palm Beaches, visit www.ThePalmBeaches.com.