Latest Developments at The Breakers Palm Beach America’s legendary oceanfront resort stays on path of continuous enhancement
PALM BEACH, FL – Ongoing renewal remains the unwavering focus of The Breakers Palm Beach, an iconic, luxury beachfront resort with an unparalleled array of quality amenities. This continuously enhanced destination invests $25 million in capital improvements each year, to sustain its standards of excellence as a premier property, and to stay in tune with guests’ contemporary tastes and preferences.
Some highlights with summaries to follow – photo links at end of each section:
A thriving independent resort, in which ownership re-invests $25 million each year
Ocean Fitness to debut as a peerless hotel fitness experience
Sunday Brunch — an unforgettable Palm Beach classic continues to earn acclaim
Luxury poolside bungalows – the ultimate day escape on the ocean
One of the industry’s most successful, entrepreneurial resorts — noteworthy distinctions
The only large, historic luxury resort in the U.S. still under its original family ownership (descendants of founder Henry Flagler, 1896) and one of the few such hotels to remain independent of chain affiliation
One of only 1,100 family businesses in the U.S. over 100 years old and still under its original ownership
The longest continuously operating business in the state of Florida
Mandate of continuous enhancement supported by an unrivaled investment of $25 million in capital improvements each year, upholding the resort’s standards of excellence and to ensure it stays in tune with guests’ contemporary tastes and preferences
Under leadership of President Paul Leone (since 1994), The Breakers thrives through turbulent economic cycles in a highly competitive, chain-dominated hotel industry.
Company philosophy: employee fulfillment the top priority, driver of guest satisfaction and financial success
In 2013, Leone was honored by HOTELS magazine as “Hotelier of the World” and received the inaugural ‘Servant Leadership Award’ at the World LEADERS Group’s 2014 National Conference.
Ocean Fitness to unveil as best-in-class in hotel fitness
Early December 2014, The Breakers’ Ocean Fitness will debut as the resort’s flagship fitness offering — a spectacular, 6,000-square-foot, indoor-outdoor oceanfront fitness experience, situated in the resort’s Mediterranean-style Beach Club complex. Complimentary to hotel guests, this exclusive amenity will provide an amazing array of resources to help individuals reach their personal fitness goals, in an inspiring setting with breathtaking views of the Atlantic Ocean.
This peerless facility was conceived as one of the finest and most complete environments in which to work out while traveling, vital for guests on the go and for all fitness levels and interests — those looking to follow a strict routine, start a new regimen, to simply stay fit or have fun in their fitness. More than twice as large as the resort’s previous rendition within the Spa, Ocean Fitness will encompass 4,300 square feet of air-conditioned interior space, a 1,700-square-foot oceanfront terrace featuring treadmills and classes for outdoor workouts, including spin classes, and 10-foot-tall windows showcasing magnificent ocean vistas. Highlights of the facility include:
Most advanced equipment available on the market
Weekly rotation of over 45 classes, and the expertise of professional fitness instructors, personal trainers and a wellness coach
Maximum “flex” space, functional workout and training systems
Varying levels of cardio equipment
Multi-faceted strength training equipment and a mix of top-quality dumbbells, kettlebells, medicine and balance balls, and resistance bands
Luxury Poolside Bungalows the best kept secret in Palm Beach
For the ultimate cabana experience and oceanfront retreat, The Breakers’ 25 poolside bungalows provide an unforgettable, private escape for families, couples or a friends’ getaway. They are situated in proximity to three distinct pool areas, enabling guests to select their preferred environment; those located along the Main Pool deck are particularly spacious and well suited for up to eight guests. Each bungalow features myriad amenities for total comfort and convenience, including the services of a Personal Concierge to fulfill requests throughout the day. Bungalow provisions include:
Full bathroom with changing area, luxurious toiletries, robes and sandals; some feature a private open-sky shower
Living room-style furnishings – daybed, table and chairs
Wireless Internet access throughout the beachfront, flat-screen TV, DVD player
Safe for personal belongings
Refrigerator (stocked in advance upon request), wet bar, snack and sundries basket
Sunday Brunch a modern classic, bucket-list dining experience in Palm Beach
Sunday Brunch at The Breakers has earned acclaim as a weekly culinary destination for nearly 30 years, a cherished way to gather with family and friends for an unforgettable dining experience. It features the most extensive variety of impeccably prepared items of any brunch in South Florida. One of the consummate expressions of the Palm Beach lifestyle, Sunday Brunch at The Circle has been voted by OpenTable diners as one of the “Top 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in the United States” for the past two years.
The Circle’s majestic stage welcomes guests to an atmosphere of relaxed elegance and comfort, amidst breathtaking ocean views and 30-foot ceilings featuring hand-painted murals of Italian landscapes. Executive Chef of Restaurants Anthony Sicignano’s menu reflects the quality of a fine restaurant, not the typical brunch buffet in chafing dishes. He utilizes only the finest quality ingredients sourced from carefully selected cottage purveyors and boutique farms, the best sources he can find anywhere for everything from truffles to micro lettuces.
Free-flowing fresh juices, Champagne, Mimosas or Bloody Marys
A sophisticated assortment of traditional breakfast favorites, including omelet and waffle stations
An extensive range of fresh salads, imported cheeses, pâtés, and freshly baked goods
Chef-attended stations for the perfect omelet, crêpe, waffle or freshly-made sushi as well as à la minute items including sautéed lamb and carving and pasta stations
Assorted cold small bites; miniature martini glasses filled with seafood, regional specialties and international items
Raw bar of seafood delights: Alaskan king crab legs, clams on the half shell, oysters, Maine lobster tails, jumbo shrimp
Caviar station including domestic caviar, salmon roe, blinis, toast points and traditional accompaniments
Healthy alternatives feature a wonderful collection of organic salads and a vegan hot dish
Featured items vary weekly so that ‘regulars’ will always find something new to enjoy
Decadent desserts by The Breakers’ own Pastry Shop; a chef-attended ice cream sundae bar
Sunday Brunch hours are 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. Reservations highly recommended, call (561) 659-8488 or visit online.