Parents seeking luxury lodgings and family-friendly activities on vacation will find each in The Palm Beaches, FL. This summer, many of the region’s iconic resorts are offering a wide range of experiences focused on little travelers and their families, including family golf clinics, kids’ camps, video game lounges and custom menus – not to mention the vast array of water sports available off the area’s 47 miles of beaches.
Here’s a sample:
Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Boca Raton
Located in a remote section of Boca Raton, the pink, Spanish-styled “castle” was opened in 1926. Kids and adults each like FlowRider, a dual-sided wave simulator on land. Quest Club is a specialized children’s program designed just for kids.
The Family Fun Package includes breakfast for four, QuestClub (for ages 3–9) and either a one-hour FlowRider session or one surf lesson, per child per day. A two-night minimum stay is required. Prices range $450-$800+.
The Breakers Hotel – Palm Beach
The ultimate in luxury resorts, The Breakers has an array of kids’ activities, including snorkeling lessons, an arcade, nature walks and even science labs. For parents wanting a little alone time, The Breakers also offers childcare services.
The Breakers offers a selection of family-friendly activities, including family fitness classes, golf clinics, bicycle rentals, outdoor basketball, and an arcade with classic and contemporary games, as well as a video game lounge with Xbox and PlayStation 4. In the Italian Restaurant within the Family Entertainment Center, parents can dine as their children play nearby.
What’s better than spending summer by the beach? Well, for parents footing the bill, it’s free daily summer benefits like those offered at The Breakers, including a full breakfast buffet for all guests, kids’ menu meals, unlimited time on the resort’s 10 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, and the sixth night free with a stay of six consecutive nights. Summer savings apply to Camp Breakers too, for kids 3–12.
The Chesterfield Palm Beach – Palm Beach
Located just minutes away from the iconic Worth Avenue, The Chesterfield Palm Beach has 53 boutique rooms and suites, the legendary Leopard lounge with live music daily, and, the opportunity for little ones to live out their royal dreams over traditional Afternoon Tea.
Afternoons daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., kids can indulge on peanut butter and jam sandwiches, cupcakes and ice-cream and hot chocolate and soft drinks.
With every third night free, families can stay a little longer in one of the hotel’s unique rooms or suites. Blackout dates may apply, and there is a maximum of three free nights per stay. The offer is valid throughout the year.
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa – Manalapan
A great resort on a secluded beach, and featuring two pools (one family-friendly and one for adult relaxation), brightly colored luxurious rooms and suites, concierge and a world-renowned spa, it also offers a state-of-the-art kids facility and amenities.
- AquaNuts: In this program for kids 5–12, activities include climbing the walls of an underwater cave, playing dress-up and performing on stage.AquaNuts is available every day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Kids’ Rockstar Package: This meal program for ages 5–12 offers kid-tested, mother-approved menus that include unlimited soft drinks and juice. Gluten-free options will also be available.