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The Breakers - Palm Beach, Florida - 5 Star Luxury Resort Hotel

Aerial view of resort with five beachfront pools


One of America's legendary resort destinations, this 540-room, Italian Renaissance-style hotel resides on 140 acres of oceanfront property in the heart of Palm Beach.

The Breakers was founded in 1896 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and continues to thrive independent of chain affiliation. Renowned for its gracious service, the resort indulges its clientele, whether couples on a romantic getaway, multi-generational travelers on a family vacation or large gatherings in celebration. With the commitment of its long-standing ownership, descendants of founder Henry Flagler, The Breakers invests $20 million each year in the property's ongoing enhancement to ensure it remains appealing to future guests. Following a comprehensive 10-year $250 million revitalization, its timeless atmosphere -- from its magnificent interiors to its artfully designed landscape -- has been renewed in a style of relaxed elegance.

A multi-faceted destination, The Breakers features 36 holes of championship golf, including the Ocean Course and The Breakers Rees Jones® Course; 10 Har-Tru tennis courts; luxurious spa; a breathtaking oceanfront with a half-mile of private beach, Mediterranean-style beach club, as well as luxury beach bungalows for daytime-rental, five pools, four whirlpool spas and a variety of water sports; a Family Entertainment Center and an extensive program of family and children's activities. Nine distinctive restaurants, as well as an array of on-site boutiques, are all owned and managed by the resort. The Breakers is recognized as a AAA Five Diamond property and has earned numerous accolades for its commitment to the environment, community service and the quality of life it provides to its employees.

For reservations or more information, contact the resort toll-free at 1-888-BREAKERS (273-2537), (561) 655-6611, visit


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Wine Spectator Award
Travel+Leisure World's Best
Recommended by Luxury Travel Magazine
Forbes 5 Star Award
Condé Nast Gold List
AAA 5 Diamond Award


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• Just completed a $250 million revitalization at the end of 2011. The resort is immaculate.
• Still owned and operated by the family of the original owner, American tycoon and founder of Palm Beach, Henry Flagler.
• An iconic American resort, The Breakers is a one-of-a-kind destination for world-class weddings and social events with a palatial atmosphere.
• Listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
• The Main lobby is a marvel, inspired by the Great Hall of the Italian Renaissance Palazzo Carega (circa 1560) in Genoa.
• A staff of 1,600-1,800 (depending on season) speaking about 50 languages. The experienced, friendly staff make you feel at home and like family from the moment you arrive.
• An arcade of 11 stylish boutiques including "Match" - their brand new ultimate shoe salon. It was busy every time we walked by. more information
• The Mediterranean-style Beach Club is amazing with 5 oceanfront pools!
• Sunday Brunch in The Circle: A magnificent circular room with an intricate, hand-painted ceiling complemented by splendid ocean views. Also, an amazing venue for wedding receptions.
• Echo - The Breakers' off-site Asian restaurant in town with chic ambiance. A resort shuttle gets you there in 2 minutes.
• Spectacular 16th century Flemish tapestries adorn the lobby, Tapestry Bar and other public spaces.
• So many leisure facilities that you could spend the whole winter here and not run out of things to do.
• The award-winning Spa at The Breakers is a 20,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor space with Mediterranean ambiance.
• Really, everything about The Breakers is superlative, so this list could be endless.


• The resort is the epitome of relaxed elegance. None of the restaurants require jacket and tie.
• All diets can be catered for - Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. - just ask the chef.
• We loved their menu of fresh squeezed fruit and vegetable juices. Our favorite - Kale, spinach & cucumber.
• Due to its close proximity to the Gulfstream, Palm Beach enjoys a sub-tropical climate noted for year-round breezes and moderate temperatures ranging from 75-85 degrees.
• The Seafood Bar has oceanfront views (rare for Palm Beach restaurants) and a bar that is a glass fish aquarium.
• Best rooms to book are oceanfront with balconies.
• Evenings in the lobby offer fabulous people watching -- you might just see some iconic faces of Palm Beach.


The Spa at the Breakers is recognized as one of the top 25 spas in North America. Amenities include a private oceanfront sanctuary for outdoor treatments, yoga lawn, lap pool, oceanfront whirlpool spa, 17 private treatment rooms for a variety of massages, body wraps, scrubs, and Guerlain and Tammy Fender skin care treatments and ladies' and men's locker rooms with steam and sauna.


Schedule your next meeting at The Breakers Palm Beach. While known for its alluring and multifaceted venues: majestic ballrooms, elegant board rooms, breathtaking outdoor event space and prized oceanfront location - The Breakers Palm Beach is unique among meetings and incentives destinations for its most valuable asset: the resort's team of sales and conference services specialists. With a remarkable average tenure of 13 years, the staff is as seasoned as they are intuitive. more information

Whether you want a destination wedding for 500 or an intimate beachside ceremony for 50 guests, The Breakers wedding professionals will personally attend to every detail. more information


Palm Beach International Airport (PBI)


7 miles/12-15 minutes


November through April


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