Looking to escape to the Mediterranean but don’t have time for a long flight? Boca Raton may not conjure visions of a faraway land, but your mind may be changed when you visit the southern coast of Florida. Uncover the luxurious Spanish-Mediterranean influenced Boca Raton Resort and Club, a Waldorf Astoria Resort. You’ll lose yourself in the beautiful fountains, intricate mosaics, hidden gardens, elaborate archways, and exquisite views of the Atlantic Ocean.
The Resort, located in South Palm Beach County, Florida, was built in the late 1920s and spans over 356 acres. The resort offers five varieties of accommodations that cater to everyone’s personal preferences. The Cloister features Spanish-influenced Mediterranean style with its newly renovated 361 deluxe rooms. You can also choose from the Yacht Club located on the Intercostal Waterway, which boasts 112 deluxe guestrooms and suites—all with waterfront views and balconies.
Looking for deluxe amenities? The Yacht Club includes private check-in, exclusive wine tastings, elite shopping excursions with transportation by Maserati, and more. The Tower offers 242 deluxe rooms, 76 junior suites, and 14 suites. This contemporary 27-story high building offers scenic views of the golf course and the Atlantic Ocean. There is also the Boca Beach Club, with its 212 custom-designed rooms. Amenities offered include ocean views, a fitness center, three pools with poolside cabanas, a private beach, and more.
Lastly, if you are looking for a longer escape, check out the Bungalows located on the perimeter of the golf course. The 120 guestrooms and 60 furnished apartments are perfect for extended stays. All bungalows are residential style and come equipped with a full, modern kitchen.
The Boca Raton Resort and Club is home to the Forbes Four-Star Waldorf Astoria Spa, which was inspired by the Alhambra Palace in Spain. Spanning more than 50,000 square feet, the spa features 44 treatment rooms, ritual baths, luxurious gardens, and a multitude of treatments. In addition to the lovely spa, the resort offers two 18-hole golf courses with clinics and lessons, a pro shop, and equipment rentals. For the golf lover in your life, PGA professional Kellie Stenzel is the new lead golf instructor. The golf course provides everything from private lessons to club fittings.
The Resort offers guests a vast selection of restaurants, ranging from Japanese (Morimoto) to Italian (Lucca) to elegant American cuisines (Serendipity), perfect for the late-night ice cream craving. The Blue, located in the Tower, offers beautiful views of the ocean and provides guests with menus featuring the season’s freshest ingredients.
While visiting The Resort, you must check out some of the many activities offered, including tennis courts, surf lessons, sailing and boating, and bodyboarding. As a bonus, during the sea turtle nesting season you can participate in a Hatching Release Program—a memorable experience especially for your little ones. Guests can get up close and learn about turtles while participating in a turtle release.
The Boca Raton Resort and Club truly offers something for everyone. Whether you are vacationing with your family or just need a relaxing weekend away, this beautiful gem should certainly top your list. You will be pleasantly surprised at all the amazing activities and amenities this resort has to offer.