Grab the gals and/or guy pals and head to Boca Raton for a day of peace and pampering
Boca Raton is the perfect place for a Girlfriends Getaway. Whether you just come for a weekend of pampering or plan an entire week for your vacation, getting together with friends is fun, easy and affordable in The Palm Beaches. Below is a sample itinerary to get you started on planning your weekend in Boca Raton.
WHERE TO STAY
Boca Beach Resort & Club
One of the country's leading full-service beach resorts, Boca Beach Club & Resort is located on Florida's Gold Coast across the Intracoastal Waterway on the Atlantic Ocean. The 212-room hotel is distinguished by its bright and alluring hue, its Mediterranean-inspired design, style, and a spirit that captures the unique qualities of its tropical setting. Celebrated for its sleek interior design the resort offers everything from barefoot on the beach to South Florida chic, including access to all the luxurious amenities of the Boca Raton Resort & Club and private Beach Club.
WHERE TO SHOP
Commerce and culture meet in this open‐air, mixed‐use venue that satisfies almost every customer’s wants and desires. Stroll the plaza, tour a fine art exhibit at the Boca Museum of Art or enjoy a concert at the Mizner Amphitheater. The shopping component lures many fashionistas to Mizner Park, as the venue offers discriminating clientele a high level of luxury choices: renowned jewelers, boutiques, nationally‐renowned retailers, a luxury iPic theater and 16 of the finest restaurants for every taste.
Town Center at Boca Raton
One of the area’s top luxury shopping destinations, Town Center at Boca Raton features a mix of upscale specialty shops along with some of your favorite stores in a beautiful indoor environment. Stores like Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom and Bloomingdales are main attractions, while scores of fashion and lifestyle boutiques await your visit.
WHERE TO RELAX
Waldorf Astoria Spa at Boca Raton Resort & Club
Rituals never looked this good! When staying at the Boca Raton Resort & Club, make sure to sign up for the celebrated Ritual Bath at the Waldorf Astoria Spa. From individual mineral baths and a eucalyptus-infused inhalation room to a Swedish shower with 50 massaging shower heads, this spa offers guests a one-of-a-kind spa experience. Modeled after Alhambra Palace in Spain, it features 44 treatment rooms where you can experience a variety of signature treatments. Be sure to check in to the resort first; you won’t want to leave.
WHERE TO EAT
Sample tantalizing artisanal Italian cuisine, in a social environment as you delight in inspiring flavors where the seasonal ingredients are the star in every dish. Artfully prepared by Tanzy's Executive Chef who deftly melds contemporary techniques with classical Italian influences, the resulting flavor profiles are nuanced, modern and unique. Corporate Sommelier/Executive Bartender Adam Seger crafts an unparalleled beverage program with stunning handcrafted garden-to-glass cocktails, local beers and a skillfully curated wine list.
At Pavilion Grill, you can enjoy an evening of dining and entertainment without having to venture off-site. With a spectacular indoor atrium area complete with tropical fountains, palm trees and a large dance floor, visitors can also sample a wide selection of American Bistro style fare. All styles of popular dance music can be found, with Oldies, Latin and the Motown Sound being most popular.
Louie Bossi’s Ristorante
A place that is strong at brunch, lunch or dinner is Louie Bossi’s Ristorante. The menu is built on solid, old-school Italian foundations that are sure to satisfy. The atmosphere is charming with a bocce court and salumi bar. All of the pasta, bread, pastries and gelatos are made in house daily.
WHERE TO PARTY
The Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery
Craft beer, great music and super service are all part of the scene at The Funky Buddha Lounge and Brewery. Friendly wait staff help you pick out a great beer and serve you some tasty bar food. A wide variety of live acts are booked as well as a sprinkling of open mic nights.
Blue Martini Lounge
For a classy and clubby atmosphere, The Blue Martini Lounge fits the bill. Live bands grace the stage and the latest pop can be heard each night. Patrons go for the blue martini, complete with a glow stick for the full experience.
The Funky Biscuit
Live music in an intimate venue, The Funky Biscuit delivers fantastic bands, good service and a generally laid back atmosphere. If you’re into the music, The Funky Biscuit really delivers.
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