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A Local’s Guide to the Luxurious Palm Beaches

January 5, 2022

A Local’s Guide to the Luxurious Palm Beaches

With a year-round tropical climate, bustling downtowns, and pristine beaches, the Palm Beaches are a premium lifestyle destination. The area is an epicenter of activity, with world-class markets, five-star cuisines, and some of the nation’s best golf courses. This tropical locale on Florida’s East Coast beckons residents to relax, experience, and enjoy all the Palm Beaches have to offer.

Five Star Dining

From waterfront restaurants to five-star meals prepared by world-renowned chefs, the Palm Beaches have a reputation for delectable fine dining. In the true spirit of a destination resort, the Breakers Palm Beach hosts nine dining experiences, each unique in theme and cuisine. There are also several exquisite steakhouses in the region, including Okeechobee Steakhouse and Morton’s. ECHO of the Breakers transports the senses with a veritable feast of Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, and Vietnamese dishes. An intoxicating array of Indian flavors and spices grace the cuisine of Stage Kitchen & Bar. Carmine’s La Trattoria, La Masseria, and Seasons 52 bring the heart of Italy to Palm Beach Gardens, with mouthwatering Italian favorites. Even more options are available throughout the Palm Beaches, sure to please any discerning palate.

World-Class Shopping

For the fashionistas, Palm Beach Gardens is filled with world-class shopping destinations just along PGA Boulevard. Downtown at the Gardens is a local favorite, filled with eclectic shops, art sculptures, and live entertainment. For fresh produce and handmade crafts made and grown by local farmers and artisans, the Gardens Green Market is open every Sunday. Finally, known worldwide as a retail mecca, Worth Avenue is a must-shop for any resident. Just steps from the ocean, this landmark destination features an array of luxury boutiques, iconic fashion brands, and al fresco dining.

A Gateway to The Bahamas

With two inlets leading from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean, boating is a way of life in the Palm Beaches. Just 55 nautical miles from the Palm Beach Inlets, the area serves as a yachting getaway to the Bahamas. Closer to home, anglers enjoy various catches from the inshore, and offshore waters as well as the freshwater lake Okeechobee. The offshore waters are home world-class billfish, wahoo, mahi-mahi, kingfish, grouper, and more.

A Premier Golfing Destination

Palm Beach Gardens is known as the Golf Capital of the World, with some of the most prestigious clubs in the country, top PGA professionals, and nationally ranked courses designed by golf’s best. Golf some of Florida’s top courses at one of six PGA National Resort golf courses. With 7,045 yards of peril, the Jack Nicklaus designed course The Champion is a must-play on any avid golfer’s list and challenges the pros each year during the Honda Classic. Also named for the legendary Jack Nicklaus, the Bear’s Club 18-hole championship course is among the world’s best. Playing 7,164 yards, this course winds through the natural setting of cypress, pine, and oak trees. The Championship Course at Trump International Golf Club has been rated #1 in the state by Florida Golf Magazine for its stunning integration of the tropical landscape into a challenging course for all skill levels. The most recent addition to the area, Michael Jordan’s ultra-exclusive Grove XXIII, features a unique double-helix design, meaning golfers can play in four nine-hole combinations or three- to six-hole loops.

The Best Beaches in South Florida

Spanning 47 miles along the Atlantic Ocean, the Palm Beaches boasts many quaint, secluded gems that make for the best days on the water. As an uncommon treasure of original, pristine beauty, John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is a haven for several rare or endangered species, with a nature boardwalk for families and birders alike to enjoy. Guests also enjoy snorkeling along the reef, kayaking through the estuary, or fishing in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic. With an unspoiled coastline, Juno Beach is the densest sea turtle nesting ground in the world for leatherbacks and loggerheads. The nearby Loggerhead Marinelife Center, a working sea turtle hospital and learning facility, also hosts turtle walks on the beach from May to October.

New Waterfront Condominium in the Center of it All

Centrally located in Palm Beach Gardens along the Intracoastal Waterway, future residents of The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Palm Beach Gardens will enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime address, surrounded by all the Palm Beaches have to offer. This boutique, gated community is set to provide 106 spacious waterfront residences ranging from approximately 3,100 to over 5,000 sf.

The marina-front residences offer a limited number of boat slips for lease, accommodating vessels up to 75 ft. in length. The extraordinary, multi-level clubhouse will include a resident club room, state-of-the-art fitness center, expansive pool deck with cabanas, outdoor gathering spaces, and a myriad of resident services. The on-site private park situated right on the Intracoastal Waterway will offer pavilions and barbecue stations where residents can watch the boats go by and take in The Palm Beaches’ stunning sunrises.

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Palm Beach Gardens start at $4M with pre-sales to commence June 1st. The project is slated to break ground in the third quarter of 2022. Join the VIP list to stay updated and be included as information is released. To join the VIP list, visit or call (561) 879-8789 to learn more.