5 Luxurious Yet Kid-Friendly Palm Beach Vacation Ideas the Entire Family Will Love
These 5 resorts in Palm Beach County, Florida, offer vacation activities for the whole family!
When traveling with kids, it can be a challenge to find destinations that are kid-friendly yet provide a satisfying experience for the adults. For parents looking for a luxury vacation that will also keep their kids entertained, Palm Beach is the answer. Family-oriented activities are available at many of the region's iconic resorts, including Boca Raton Resort & Club (A Waldorf Astoria Resort), The Breakers Palm Beach Resort and The Chesterfield Palm Beach, among others.
From family golf clinics to kids camps and water sports, Palm Beach County features more than 100 family-friendly attractions. Visitors enjoy world-class luxury and antique shopping experiences, award-winning restaurants and some 200 arts and culture organizations. Of course, there are also more than 47 miles of pristine beaches for fun and relaxation. Who says you can’t travel in style with children? These five resorts offer just the right combination of luxury and kid-friendly accommodations:
Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – Boca Raton, FL
Parents look forward to the resort's charming guest rooms, stunning views of the intracoastal and Atlantic Ocean, and award-winning spa; kids however, look forward to its fairytale-like amenities. Nestled in a remote section of the bustling city of Boca Raton is the pink, Spanish-style "castle" known as Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort.
Since opening in 1926, the upscale resort has catered to guests, offering an escape to paradise for people of all ages with its exclusive and innovative amenitie, like the FlowRider, a dual-sided wave simulator on land, and Quest Club, a specialized children's program designed just for little ones that offers an array of fun-filled and educational activities.
Family Fun Package
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 each day. A two-night minimum stay is required. Prices range from $450-$800+.
The Breakers Palm Beach – Palm Beach, FL
Imagine if you didn't have to leave your resort to experience waterpark-like fun. Here, youngsters have an array of activities to choose from including snorkeling lessons, an arcade, nature walks and even science labs! For parents wanting a little alone time, The Breakers Palm Beach Resort also offers childcare services.
For the Whole Family
The Breakers understands that everyone's definition of fun isn't the same, which is why they offer a selection of family-friendly activities, including family fitness classes, golf clinics, bicycle rentals, outdoor basketball, an arcade filled 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.
The Breakers' Summer Specials
What's better than spending summer by the beach? 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 ages 3–12.
The Chesterfield Palm Beach – Palm Beach, FL
Located just minutes away from the iconic Worth Avenue, The Chesterfield Palm Beach offers 53 boutique rooms and suites, a legendary leopard lounge with fantastic cuisine and live music daily, and the opportunity for little ones to live out their royal dreams over traditional afternoon tea.
Little Prince and Princess Tea
Here, little princes and princesses can enjoy afternoon tea daily from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Your royal highness can indulge in peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, cupcakes and ice cream, and hot chocolate or soft drinks.
3 Nights for the Price of 2
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, FL
Elegance meets bright, tropical fun at this multi-award-winning resort. Not only does Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa offer a secluded beach, two pools (one family-friendly and one for adult relaxation), brightly colored luxurious rooms and suites, your own concierge and a world-renowned spa, it also offers a state-of-the-art kids facility and amenities.
Kids & Teens Club
o AquaNuts: In this program for kids ages 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.
o Kids' Rockstar Package: This meal program for kids ages 5–12 offers kid-tested, mother-approved menus that include unlimited soft drinks and juice. Gluten-free options are also be available.
PGA National Resort & Spa – Palm Beach Gardens, FL
For kids with Olympic-sized dreams, look no further than PGA National Resort & Spa, home to several championship golf courses, a newly renovated Sports & Racquet Club, and premier junior sports camps. The resort also offers a variety of kid-friendly vacation packages and specials, like their summer special happening now through September 30 where children eat breakfast and play golf for free.
What's more, when families and their pro-athletes in training aren't on the courts, they can enjoy some of South Florida's most amazing kid-friendly attractions conveniently located nearby, like the historic Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse and Museum and the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.
Golf And Tennis Summer Camps
Summer is the perfect time for little athletes to hone their skills. During the months of June-August, young ones can practice their swing while making friends and creating fond memories at PGA National's Annual Golf & Tennis Summer Camps. Both camps are designed for kids of all experience levels, including beginners, intermediate and advanced players.
Family Fun Vacation Amenities
The resort's newly renovated guest rooms and suites are stylish and comfortable with furnished, kid-proofed private terraces or balconies. For families with very young children, the resort offers rollaway beds and complimentary cribs. Out of the room, kids can enjoy the resort's stunning zero-entry pool, which has a gradual decline into the shallow end–parents can relax with drink in hand, knowing their kids will enjoy the water safely!