The Holidays Arrive at The Breakers Palm Beach

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PALM BEACH, FL – The Breakers Palm Beach, an iconic luxury oceanfront resort, celebrates the holidays with a festive transformation to delight and inspire its guests. Visually captivating décor, elevated dining experiences and an array of activities, uphold this long-standing tradition which embodies the heartwarming and joyful spirit of the season.

Holiday Décor 

The Design Studio at The Breakers spends days decorating the hotel during this merry season. Décor will remain through January 6th (the 12th day of Christmas) and includes:

  • Thousands of soft white lights that wrap the 100 majestic royal palms and Canary Island date trees, lining the hotel’s 1,040 ft. main drive
  • 170,000 twinkle lights, 8,000 ornaments, 12,000 ft. of ribbon and 126 bows create a jolly atmosphere 
  • Two 18 ft. evergreen trees and a sculptural menorah illuminate the hotel lobby
  • Flagler Steakhouse showcases a stunning 14 ft. tree in its lobby
  • The Italian Restaurant features a whimsical 7.5 ft. nutcracker-inspired tree 
  • 14 days of holiday-themed events and activities for guests

(December 23, 2018 – January 5, 2019)


Holiday Dining at The Breakers Palm Beach

On December 25, 2018, a magnificent holiday feast awaits in The Breaker’s Ponce de Leon Ballroom. Dotted with glittering chandeliers, this joyous celebration features an elaborate buffet dinner showcasing classics, such as: hand-carved beef tenderloin, savory rack of lamb, the day’s bounty of fresh catches (spiced jumbo shrimp cocktail, Alaskan King crab legs, oysters, clams, caviar, sushi rolls) and an array of indulgent desserts (festive peppermint bark, rich crème brûlée and ornately decorated cakes & pies). Christmas Dinner in the Ponce de Leon Ballroom is available from 3 – 7 PM for $175 per person; $60 for children ages 11 years old and younger.


HMF will once again feature Holiday Tea on December 21, 22 and 26-29, 2018, from 3 - 5 PM. Arrive in tea-time attire and enjoy delicacies, such as: handcrafted tea sandwiches, warm buttermilk scones with Devonshire cream, rose petal jam, fresh fruit preserves and delicate pastries, along with a curated selection of teas for $55 per person. A menu of bespoke cocktails will also be available.

In addition, HMF will ring in 2019 with a New Year’s Eve Celebration on December, 31, 2018. Guests will savor a special multi-course menu, complete with live music, dancing and a Champagne toast at midnight as the ball drops live from Times Square. Reservations are $425 per person. 

For a new level of luxe, consider the social club’s Communal Table (seats up to 14; $6,000) or ultra-exclusive VIP Wine Room (seats up to 20; $8,500).


Flagler Steakhouse 

Located on the second floor of The Breakers’ Golf and Tennis Clubhouse, Flagler Steakhouse, a vibrant take on the classic American chophouse, will welcome guests for brunch and dinner on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day. Families will enjoy an incredible plated brunch on the outdoor terrace, available beginning at 11 AM – 3 PM for $95 per person and $45 for children ages 11 years old and younger, and a festive three-course prix-fixe dinner, served from 4 – 9 PM for $135 per person and $50 for children ages 11 years old and younger. 

On New Year’s Eve, a special three-course prix-fixe menu will be served from 5:30 – 11 PM and will be available for $285 per person; $65 for children ages 11 years old and younger through 6:30 PM (adult pricing will apply to children for reservations after 6:30 PM). Reservations can be made online.


The Circle

Begin the holiday and the New Year with an elaborate and spirited brunch at The Circle. One of the resort’s most stunning spaces, The Circle is dotted with arched windows and glimpses of the ocean. Indulge in creative cocktails, an exquisite one-of-a-kind buffet and signature desserts, with a live harpist playing tableside. Both Christmas Day and New Year’s Day Brunch will be served from 11 AM – 3 PM for $160 per person; $60 for children ages 11 years old and younger.

Photo Link: The Circle | The Circle Brunch 

To make a reservation for any of the above dining events, please call (877) 724-3188.


The Spa & Gift Cards

This December, give the gift of Spa with an exclusive 80-minute Tammy Fender Rose Quartz Massage  ($275). Delivered on a bed of warm, flowing alpha-quartz sand, soft healing sounds and gentle vibrations from crystal quartz singing bowls encourage a relaxed meditative state, while a custom blend of Tammy Fender 100% natural skincare and pure essence of rose envelop the body, releasing muscle tension. The Spa is open daily from 8 AM to 8 PM; reservations can be made by calling (561) 653-6656.

Looking for another gift idea with endless possibilities, treat loved ones to an unforgettable experience with a Breakers Gift Card. Whether indulging in overnight accommodations, relaxing with a signature spa service, enjoying distinctive dining, scheduling golf or tennis instruction or exploring The Shops at The Breakers, this gift is sure to delight. As an online exclusive now through December 31, 2018, guests who purchase a minimum $300 gift card at will receive an additional $50 on the card with our compliments. Terms and conditions do apply.