What’s old is new again. After undergoing a massive makeover, The Boca Raton is back — and better than ever. While the breathtaking entry remains, graced by an Italianate fountain and lined with palm trees, the formerly bright pink exterior has been refreshed with a pearly shade of white. What was once two separate properties located along the Intracoastal Waterway and Lake Boca Raton, The Boca Raton is now spread over 200-acres to form a single destination made up of five distinct hotels: Beach Club, Bungalows, Yacht Club, Cloister and Tower.
Guests staying at one of the resort’s 1,027 rooms, suites and bungalows have access to a private beach, spa and golf course in addition to 12 restaurants, including Sadelle’s (the “bagels-in-bed” room service option is a favorite), Principessa and The Flamingo Grill, which is operated by culinary juggernaut Major Food Group. The 50,000-square- foot Spa Palmera features almost every treatment imaginable and both the Beachside and Harborside Fitness Clubs offer group classes and serve up stunning views while guests sweat it out on state- of-the-art equipment. There are also 20 tennis and pickle ball courts along with water sports, yoga, cooking classes and wine tastings. The four-acre Harborside Pool Club is a major draw thanks to its waterslides, lazy river, 48 brand new cabanas and two restaurants. There’s also a family section as well as an adults-only area. A very warm welcome (back) to the neighborhood.
Visit the property at 501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL; thebocaraton.com
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