If you don’t have a yacht or a grand estate but want to experience the Boca lifestyle, the Boca Raton Resort and Club will deliver.
This 1926 architectural tour de force of city founder, Mizner, offers something for everyone. Built as an homage to the Alhambra Palace in Spain, the grandeur and design detail are a feast for the eyes. The public spaces, like the Palm Court, Family Room, outdoor gardens, crochet courts, golf courses, tennis courts, pools, and yacht transit to the Beach Club, (with a half mile of private beach,) make you feel like the rich and famous, who inhabit this rarefied city.
The list of daily activities for adults and children competes with the best day camps and the world renowned Spa Palazzo will indulge your desire for pampering. Seven restaurants, bars, and musical entertainment make this resort a stay-and-play paradise. Leave your worries at home and live life in the lap of luxury.
Be sure to experience the award winning Spa Palazzo as part of your resort experience. The sensual, exotic décor sets the mood for an array of custom treatments, many of which include a Ritual Bath that incorporates the healing and rejuvenating power of water to reinforce the treatments of skilled massage therapists who begin every treatment by asking the question: “What will make this your most worthwhile experience?”
Indulge in one of the signature treatments at Spa Palazzo. The luxurious Venetian space alone will put you in an altered state and after your selected service, finish off with the world famous Ritual Bath, a series of water therapies that take place in a Moroccan inspired enclave that harkens back to the pampered royalty of a bygone era. When hunger strikes, you will be spoiled for choice. If fine dining is in order go to Cielo.
When the sky is the limit, dine at Cielo, Italian for “sky.”
Located at the top of the Tower, the panoramic ocean views are spectacular. Start at the bar where an inspired mixologist will dazzle you with hand crafted cocktails and bar bites that include lobster pizza. Move into the stunning, floor to ceiling windowed dining room to experience the modern Mediterranean cuisine of Chef Nader Jaouhar, who enhances his freshly sourced ingredients with exotic spices to produce, full-flavored, layered taste sensations that are rich in flavor and soul satisfyingly delicious.
For starters don’t miss the Mussels Catalan with chick peas, stewed tomatoes and peppers, chorizo, broccoli rabe, and harissa tomato sauce. For mains, the lamb shank tagine with roasted peppers, pearl onions, faro and spiced dried fruit is a winner. For wines, put yourself in the able hands of Roberto who will surprise and delight you with his boutique selections by the glass or bottle.
Your next culinary experience at the Boca Raton Resort and Club must be a meal at Morimoto. Yes, this famed Japanese Iron Chef has gone global and one of his carefully selected outposts is at the resort. By reputation, this means you will have a superlative sampling of the freshest fish from around the world. And if the sea is not your cup of tea, no worries, the kobe beef and lamb, also found on the menu, are world class.
The Boca Raton Resort and Club is a destination onto itself, think cruise without the waves… and those who have experienced it once, put it on the short list of must do again soon!