Palm Beach is one of our family's favorite spots and our January vacation was fantastic. We were really looking forward to the sun and relaxation and our trip was wonderful. It was a treat to escape the cold and snow and don some summer weather clothes.
We stayed at The Colony again this year in a villa we haven't stayed in before. We loved it because it had a courtyard and a pretty outdoor dining space. The main hotel's lobby is just delightful! The Colony's rooms have recently been redecorated and they are charming. We had a tour of some of the rooms and the wall covering is different on each floor when you get off the elevators. The hotel decor is a feast for your eyes!
In addition to our favorite restaurants, we tried a few new ones. There are so many good choices! We enjoyed eating a few different nights at the Colony's restaurant, Swifty's. The food and atmosphere are great. The first evening we ate at Cafe Boulud at The Brazilian Court Hotel. The vibe and environment is so tropical and inviting. One evening we dined at Henry's Palm Beach on Royal Poinciana Way. It has a really casual, fun bar atmosphere. We also ate lunch one afternoon at the Seafood Bar at The Breakers Hotel. The view is gorgeous overlooking the ocean. Our favorite item on the menu is the Greek Salad and we usually add salmon. It is a delicious salad!
Another great dinner was at Le Bilboquet which is located right off Worth Avenue. It is a short distance from The Colony and we had a great dinner there. We really like the sharp matching outfits the wait staff wears. The outdoor and indoor dining are both wonderful.
The entire week was spent walking up and down Worth Avenue, sitting at the pool, going on power walks and riding bikes. We rented a car one day and enjoyed doing some antique shopping. We also stopped at the amazing store Hive. The clothing store is great as is the home store. We enjoyed an afternoon pick me up at the adorable Hive Bakery & Cafe. All the stores are located on a corner and are worth the time!
The weather was a little chilly one of the days so we spent the afternoon at the Norton Museum of Art. It is a beautiful museum - very relaxing and we saw a great fashion exhibit.
Our get-away was pleasant and a great opportunity to spend time together.