Palm Beach accommodations and places to eat heat up for 2021

Palm Beach front is back.

Even though many of its best motels and places to eat shuttered before this year because of to the pandemic, and most new openings have been delayed, the famed Florida enclave is commencing to reawaken.

Vivid new spots are becoming a member of refreshed favorites just in time to welcome company for the winter season period. Listed here are some of the much more exciting new offerings to check out.


Opal Grand

Rendering of the Opal Grand

When it is finished in December, this attractive 277-place hotel (throughout from the ocean and near the outlets and restaurants of Delray’s Atlantic Avenue) will be one of the buzziest openings in the county. The luxe foyer is sure to draw a social scene, many thanks to its terrazzo flooring, sky-lit fountain and Monkey Bar outpost. A rooftop restaurant, Drift, will serve coastal cuisine, when a spa will present everything from a salt inhalation home to hydro facials. The resort offers a outstanding pool, together with a set of luxury villas outfitted with non-public swimming pools — best for for a longer period stays.

White Elephant

This chic Palm Beach island outpost of the Nantucket, Massachusetts, boutique hotel finally unveiled its 13 rooms and 19 suites final month. The residence is dotted with spectacular artwork, such as parts by Robert Rauschenberg. Its cafe, Lola 41, also designed the changeover from Nantucket, but guests who want to dine off-house can make the brief wander to the Royal Poinciana Plaza (whose legendary surfboard Christmas tree and holiday decor will be reimagined this period by planet-renowned mixed-media artist Ashley Longshore). Individuals who’d favor to wander farther afield will have use of the hotel’s complimentary BMWs.

Brazilian Court

Poolside at the Brazilian Court Hotel

The rooms at this tony boutique home on Palm Seashore island were current before this yr to make them brighter and additional welcoming. But the hotel’s actual attract remains its magical courtyard and seasonal French restaurant by Daniel Boulud.

The Ben

The lobby of The Ben Hotel.

West Palm Seaside is on the increase as a vacation spot, and this attractive lodge, which opened previous February, has been foremost the demand. Its charms contain a spectacular roof with a lounge, a pool, yoga classes and views of the Intracoastal and Palm Beach island. Carnivores must e book a desk at the hotel’s signature cafe, the chophouse Proper Grit.

Cover West Palm Seaside Downtown

A further entry on to the booming West Palm scene, this new boutique residence from Cover (Hilton’s way of living model) stands out with a six-tale dwelling green wall set from reclaimed barnwood. Rooftop cafe Treehouse — the highest in Palm Seaside county — delivers stellar poolside views alongside with are living entertainment from nearby musicians on Thursday evenings. The Latino-Caribbean-impressed foyer cafe, Banter, serves dinner on weekends only (for now).



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

Named right after the delicious sea creature (which, like blowfish, is a probably toxic delicacy), this innovative new spot originated in San Diego, California, and opened in Delray, Florida, very last September. Along with an array of fresh, sustainable catches (like coal-grilled cobia), the menu characteristics sushi, ceviche (including lionfish), very hot plates (test the butter-poached king crab legs with caviar) and entrees (whole steamed Florida pompano and grilled lamb chops with mint chimichurri). 

La Goulue

Acknowledged as a great deal for its clubbish social networking as its reliable 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-home cafe (the initially was Echo) in addition to the eight it hosts on premises. Henry’s, on Royal Poinciana Way, is a celebration of comfort and ease foods, ranging from classics like beef Wellington and rooster potpie, to originals these as pigs-in-a-pretzel-dough-blanket.


Interior of Swifty’s

Swifty’s — a favored social collecting spot in New York that shuttered in 2016 and rose like a phoenix past period at the Colony Hotel on Palm Beach island — has expanded this 12 months with poolside seating. Martha Stewart, Aerin Lauder and Michael Kors are some of the regulars who have liked the restaurant’s meatloaf, jumbo lump crabcakes and other signature dishes. The Colony also debuted a Bluestone Lane cafe in excess of the Thanksgiving holiday break.

Almond Palm Beach

This bistro, which very first received admirers in Bridgehampton in 2001 ahead of unveiling a second locale in New York’s Flatiron District in 2008, unveiled its Palm Seashore spinoff previous February. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic compelled the newcomer to close just a thirty day period afterwards, it has now last but not least reopened for the period. Signature dishes like steamed mussels with white wine, roast chicken and steak frites Bordelaise have designed the journey south, along with the New York custom of meatless Mondays.

Farmer’s Table North

A tuna platter at Farmer’s Table North.

The most important attractions at this offshoot of the well-known Boca location incorporate are living music and panoramic views of the North Palm Beach front Country Club’s golfing course and pool, not to mention the acclaimed healthier fare. Among the favourite dishes are quinoa meatballs on spaghetti squash, grass-fed small ribs with mushroom Bordelaise and “everything”-crusted tuna steak with warm tabbouleh. 

Elisabetta’s Ristorante

This common Delray restaurant — known for its dry-aged steak, home made pastas, seafood and salad — is opening a second area on the West Palm Seashore waterfront in early January. This new branch puts the aim on alfresco dining, with an outside pizza oven, bar and two classic gazebos, alongside with a regulation-sized bocce ball courtroom.

Beauty and wellness

Paul Labrecque

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

The sophisticated salon and spa in Royal Poinciana Plaza is now bringing cult-preferred Biologique Recherche merchandise and therapies to Palm Seashore island, like facials, hand solutions and scalp therapies. A trichologist is also on hand to hold manes lush and healthy, giving techniques these kinds of as microneedling with LED lights.

Eau Palm Seaside Resort & Spa

The spa at Eau de Palm Beach.

Just one of the area’s most advanced oceanfront resorts, Eau Palm Beach front has revamped its fitness and dining possibilities to adapt to the COVID period. Company can now book private “Peloton suites” (for spinning in the consolation of their rooms) and personal cabanas for healthier bites in the vicinity of the beach front.

The Breakers Ocean Conditioning

It was often uplifting to work out at The Breakers whilst gazing out in excess of the Atlantic, but an update of the resort’s physical fitness middle, accomplished in October, has definitely upped its video game. Get your stylish sweat on with new Technogym cardiovascular equipment, an expanded outside training terrace and a complete HVAC system enhance, which utilizes ionization to enable disinfect and enhance air quality.