The Essence of Palm Beach
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The Colony Hotel is located in the heart of world-famous Palm Beach, only half a block from the beautiful beach and internationally renowned Worth Avenue shopping! Palm Beach offers more than a handful of exquisite restaurants with delicious cuisine. And, Museums, gardens and cultural events are all at your fingertips.

Here are just a few of the many places you can visit during your visit:

Worth Avenue

The Worth Avenue experience has been treasured for over half a century by visitors the world over - an opportunity to shop legendary international boutiques as well as unique specialty stores found only on the Avenue.

Click here to visit the Worth Avenue Web Site For More Details

 

Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course

› Play golf along the ocean at the beautiful, newly renovated Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course.

2345 South Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, 561-547-0598

Visit The Palm Beach Par 3 Web Site For More Details

 

American Orchid Society Visitors Center & Botanical Gardens

› Features a world-class botanical garden, spectacular greenhouse, incredible water features and thousands of orchids.

16700 AOS Lane, Delray Beach, 561-404-2000

 

Lion Country Safari

› 4.2 mile drive through safari, a thousand roaming animals, plus walk through park and petting zoo.

2003 Lion Country Safari Road, West Palm Beach, 561-793-1094

 

Loxahatchee Everglades Tour

15490 Loxahatchee Road, Boca Raton, 561-482-6107

 

Sawgrass Recreation Park

› This attraction offers Airboat Tours through the Everglades. Four unique tours are offered and one is even offered in the evening! Guided tours include seeing of exotic wildlife and “Swamp” yard exhibits, Seminole Indian stories and more. For individuals or as a group outing this is an exciting, thrilling and fun adventure.

Information: www.evergladestours.com or www.SawgrassRecreationPark.com

 

Palm Beach Zoo

› Intimate zoo with over 1,000 animals from around the world. Recently remodeled. Tropics and Black Bears are a must see.

1301 Summit Blvd., West Palm Beach, 561-533-0887

 

South Florida Science Museum

› Hands-on science center, aquarium, planetarium and museum. Family oriented activities.

4801 Dreher Trail North, West Palm Beach, 561-832-1980

 

Flagler Museum

› Completed in 1902, Whitehall, Henry Flagler’s Gilded Age estate is more magnificent than any other private dwelling in the United States. Tours available.

Cocoanut Row and Whitehall Way, Palm Beach, 561-655-2833

 

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

› This center presents a diverse lineup of musicals, ballet and modern dance, opera, classical, jazz, pop and country music.

701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, 561-833-8300

 

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

› 200 acre park, nature trails, ponds, waterfalls, bonsai gardens, two museum buildings with changing and permanent exhibitions. Japanese tea house, caf� and store.

4000 Morikami Park Road, Delray Beach, 561-495-0233

 

Norton Museum of Art

› The Museum is internationally distinguished for its permanent collection featuring 19th and 20th Century European, American, Chinese and Contemporary art. View special exhibits. Caf�.

1451 South Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, 561-832-5196

 

Cruzan Amphitheatre

› A state of the art outdoor concert facility with a capacity of nearly 19,000

601-7 Sansbury Way, West Palm Beach, 561-795-8883

 

Other:

There are numerous popular reefs for serious or just beginning divers. Some of the most popular reefs Boynton Ledge, Breakers Reef, Fish Bowl, Grouper Hole, Horseshoe Ledge and Loggerhead Reef. We recommend Jim Abernethy’s Scuba Adventures 561-842-6356 or Force-E Scuba 561-845-2333.

Wreck diving is also quite a sport in the area. Wrecks such as the Budweiser, Esso Bonaire and the Princess Anne are quite accessible.

Rent a boat, jet ski or go parasailing. How about a private catamaran tour? Lots of Yachts/Lots of Spots can set you up with a private sailing or cruise 561-242-4753. For Jet Skis, parasailing call Club Jet 561-842-2582.

Island Living, Leslie Diver offers tours of Palm Beach. Her three house tours are chock full of information. 561-832-8687. Her tours are air-conditioned with complimentary snacks.

For car service we recommend Abe’s Car Service. Reach him at 561-547-7773.

Want to set up a tennis match, call Phipps Park 561-835-7040.

Since there are over 145 golf courses in Palm Beach County, check with our Bell Captain for the best courses. Our Bell Captain can arrange all your golf outings.

Croquet anyone? The National Croquet Center has a new 10 acre complex. Lessons available. 561-478-2300.

The International Polo Club in Wellington hosts many matches every year. Check with our concierge when you arrive for the latest schedule. A great way to spend an afternoon.

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