By Kara Franker
Palm Beach is a Florida wedding destination of choice for discerning brides and grooms searching for the ultimate in romantic elegance. From oceanfront ceremonies, lavish ballrooms, intimate gardens, specialty spa packages and impeccable service, these Palm Beach wedding venues at luxury resorts will cater to your every desire.
Expert wedding specialists are on hand to assist with all aspects of planning and preparation, and delicious dining options are available courtesy of each of the hotels’ acclaimed chefs.
THE BREAKERS PALM BEACH
With the look of a grand European palace on the ocean, The Breakers serves as a stunning physical backdrop for the occasion, but also operates with the feel of an inn. The resort is under single family ownership, descendants of founder Henry Flagler, and guests feel that extra special warmth and personalization from the staff. It's one of the most iconic Palm Beach wedding venues available.
The ballrooms are modeled after the historic 14th and 16th century palazzos of Italy and a reception for 50 or 500 is as delectable as a gourmet dinner for two.
For Palm Beach destination weddings that typically take place over two or more days, the resort offers multiple venues for rehearsal dinners, wedding ceremonies, receptions and post-wedding brunches. Enjoy sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean.
What: The Breakers Palm Beach
Where: 1 S. County Rd., Palm Beach, Fla., 33480
Phone: (561) 655-6611
Cost: Rates start at $399 and up
Reservations: Visit the resort online at www.thebreakers.com
EAU PALM BEACH
The staff at Eau Palm Beach will go above and beyond to help you visualize your perfect day – be it a most elegant affair in one of the resort’s three opulent ballrooms, a magical sunset soiree in Eau Spa’s courtyard garden, or possibly a more intimate exchange of vows in an Oceanfront Cabana.
With the introduction of the spa’s Wedding Collection, brides, grooms and the entire wedding party now have a dedicated treatment menu from which to pamper and prepare for the magical day.
Together with the luxurious accommodations and the Wedding Collection treatment menu at Eau Spa, all details are in place to provide a sophisticated setting for the most memorable day of your new life together as a couple.
What: Eau Palm Beach
Where: 100 S Ocean Blvd, Manalapan, Fla., 33462
Phone: (561) 533-6000
Cost: Rates start at $299 and up
Reservations: Visit the resort online at www.eaupalmbeach.com
THE BRAZILIAN COURT HOTEL & BEACH CLUB
Recite your vows in an intimate, tropical courtyard among the lushly landscaped gardens and Mediterranean private dining room at The Brazilian Court. This romantic enclave is just steps from Worth Avenue’s infamous shopping and dining district.
Promising to book only one wedding at a time to ensure that you and your guests have the staff’s undivided attention, this boutique hotel is perfect for more intimate weddings. The property offers wedding ceremonies and receptions for 20 to 140 guests, or for 120 guests with a dance floor.
Café Boulud’s own famous chef, Daniel Boulud, and executive chef Jim Leiken provide superb signature French-American cuisine and award-winning service to complete your special occasion.
What: Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club
Where: 301 Australian Ave, Palm Beach, Fla., 33480
Phone: (561) 655-7740
Cost: Rates start at $259 and up
Reservations: Visit the resort online at www.thebraziliancourt.com
FOUR SEASONS RESORT PALM BEACH
If you’re dreaming of saying "I do" overlooking miles of beaches and turquoise blue waters, The Four Seasons can accommodate oceanfront weddings followed by a grand reception in one of the ballrooms.
With crystal chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and art deco sconces lining the walls, the resort’s Royal Poinciana Ballroom can accommodate large parties. Invite 400 of your closest family and friends for a wedding banquet to remember.
You’ll be in good hands with consummate catering, culinary and banquet teams, who will ensure that your experience is as easy as it is exciting.
What: Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach
Where: 2800 S Ocean Blvd, Palm Beach, Fla., 33480
Phone: (561) 582-2800
Cost: Rates start at $299 and up
Reservations: Visit the resort online at www.fourseasons.com
No matter which of these Palm Beach wedding venues you choose, Palm Beach’s surf, sand and sunsets are sure to perfectly complement your fairytale wedding.
Things to Do Nearby
- Go shopping on Worth Avenue, an upscale shopping district featuring brands such as Tiffany’s, Gucci, Cartier and Chanel. For more info visit www.worth-avenue.com/
- Dine at būccan, where Chef Clay Conley offers a dazzling menu of eclectic small plates bursting with big flavors. buccanpalmbeach.com/
- Tour the Flagler Museum and learn more about Henry Morrison Flagler, the Father of Florida tourism. www.flaglermuseum.us/
- See a musical or play at the Plaza Theatre, a professional theater company. For a list of show times and ticketing options visit www.theplazatheatre.net/
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