The Ultimate Palm Beaches Holiday Gift Guide

November 4, 2020

Ready to do your shopping, Palm Beaches style? Get a jump-start with these local gift ideas.

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening? On Worth Ave., lights are twinkling... A beautiful sight, we’re happy tonight...Walking in a sunny wonderland... Alright, you get the idea! We may not have snow here in South Florida, but that doesn’t mean we skimp on the holiday fun (or caroling, for that matter). 

As the 2020 gift-giving season approaches, the shopping is better than ever in The Palm Beaches. Whether you live here or just love visiting, we’ve prepared this guide to some of the season’s most eclectic gifts – hand-picked to give everyone on your list a special piece of The Palm Beaches.

Kick Off Your Holiday Shopping

If you’re looking for a place to get started and get inspired, plan to browse the 12th annual Deck the Palms Boutique Market at the Palm Beach Outlets in West Palm Beach. At this outdoor market, shoppers will find local and international artisans, clothiers, jewelers, culinary vendors, small businesses and more. Hosted by The Junior League of the Palm Beaches, the market will take place on Friday, Nov. 21 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday, Nov. 21 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Social distancing and safety precautions will be prioritized.

Health: The Gift That  Keeps on Giving

 

Nouveau Health and Wellness in Palm Beach Gardens
Browsing services at Nouveau Health and Wellness; photo by Nouveau Health and Wellness

A gift certificate to Nouveau Health and Wellness is a great way to encourage self-care and boost overall mental and physical well-being. This award-winning functional and integrative medical center offers both medical and cosmetic services including vitamin and nutritional IV infusion therapy, facials, anti-aging injectables, life coaching, advanced diagnostics, concierge medicine and more.
416 Clematis Street 2nd Floor, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, (561) 801-0061
4767 PGA Blvd. Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418, (561) 801-0061

nouveauhealthandwellness.com

Perfectly Palm Beaches Apparel & Accessories

A variety of colorful Lilly Pulitzer shift dresses
A variety of colorful Lilly Pulitzer shift dresses

A custom shift dress or hand-painted bag designed at the Lilly Pulitzer Store on Worth Avenue is the perfect gift for the Lilly lover who has it all. Pick from Lilly’s one-of-a-kind selection of fabrics & lace to design your very own custom shift dress, starting at $428. The hand-painted bag process is just as special and something you can only find on Worth! Have your favorite Lilly print, jungle animal or iconic Palm Beach spot painted on a Lilly Pulitzer bag. Custom bag prices vary – stop in or call for more information.
240 Worth Ave., Palm Beach; (561) 653-8282; lillypulitzer.com 
 

Assorted necklaces from La Enovesé Designs
Assorted intrecciato braided leather necklaces with crystal charm from La Enovesé Designs

Give the gift of sparkle this year. Local jewelry artisan Kaela Genovese of La Enovesé Designs creates one-of-a-kind pieces that will make your loved one shine and stand out this holiday season. The intrecciato braided leather necklace with colored crystal charm ($125) makes the perfect piece to layer for a dazzling look. Shop La Enovesé Designs at the following locations in The Palm Beaches, or buy online at laenovesedesigns.com.
Callidus 139 N County Road Ste 1 Palm Beach, FL 33480, (561) 833-4859
Dani Boutique 228 East Ocean Avenue Lantana, FL 33462, (561) 318-8957
Coastal Girls 313 Worth Avenue Palm Beach, FL 33480 (561) 619-5389
 

Silk dress by Banniere
Silk dress by Banniere; photo by Banniere Co.

After all this time wearing pajamas and leggings around the house during quarantine, who isn’t wishing for something to slip on and dress up in this holiday season? Easily transition from day-to-night festivities in this classic feminine frock. Combine it with a signature silk scarf by Banniere to complete the whole look. These 100% silk dresses ($295) are one size and made with care here in South Florida. They can be purchased at The Skinny Dip or online at banniereco.com.
100 N County Rd, Palm Beach, FL 33480, (561) 660-8893, shopthedip.com
 

Nautical pattern purse on display
Nautical totes and bucket bags from Keller Palm Beach; photo by Ashley Cagle

In The Palm Beaches, the holidays are complete without something nautical – especially something you can bring to the beach! The exquisite Keller Palm Beach has fabulous pieces printed with a 1798 map of Florida, including totes ($225) and bucket bags ($100) with holders for six bottles or cans and a drainage hole on the bottom for melted ice. Capture the essence of the coast with a signature PALM BEACH candle ($50), with luscious scents of agave nectar, lemon zest and sandalwood.
208 Brazillian Ave., Palm Beach; (561) 355-5331; kellerpalmbeach.com

Gift display at Vineyard Vines Store
Holiday apparel and accessories at Vineyard Vines; photo by Vineyard Vines

If you’re looking for a whale of a good holiday filled with fun stocking stuffers, check out Vineyard Vines this season. The preppy style is right at home on the golf course, pool patio or boat deck. Seasonal items range from Red Cashmere Sweaters ($268), Velvet Jamie Jeans ($176), Printed Loungewear Pants ($59.50), Holiday Pocket Tees ($48) Holiday Ties ($85) and Bowties ($55).
Locations at PGA Commons in Palm Beach Gardens, Worth Avenue in Palm Beach and Town Center at Boca RatonVineyardvines.com

Satisfy Their Sweet Tooth

You can’t go wrong with decadent chocolates from Peterbrooke, and this year you can make it even more personal! Create your own customized chocolates by emailing your logo or image to the store, and they will print it on sugar paper with edible ink and apply it to the chocolate pieces of your choice (milk, dark or white). Be sure to stop in store and give the homemade gelato a try; it’s a best-seller and a local favorite.
296 S. County Rd., Palm Beach; (561) 557-8286; peterbrooke.com


Winter Wonderland at Hoffmann's Chocolates in Greenacres

Hoffman’s Chocolates is more than a Palm Beaches treat – it’s an experience. This famous candy factory – with stores around The Palm Beaches – offers assortments for any chocolate or candy lover. Hoffman’s favorites include chocolate truffles, custom chocolate-covered oreos, traditional fudge, caramel apples, coconut cashew crunch and world-famous peanut brittle. Due to COVID-19, Hoffman’s Winter Wonderland is scheduled to return in 2021.
5190 Lake Worth Rd., Greenacres; (888) 281-8800; hoffmans.com

Give the Gift of Experiences

Making Spirits Bright Project from Board & Brush Creative Studio in Wellington
Making Spirits Bright Project from Board & Brush Creative Studio in Wellington

Check out the new Board & Brush Creative Studio in Wellington, which offers instructor-led DIY wood sign workshops. Select your workshop date and project from the online gallery of more than 400 designs. Then, just bring your creativity and a willingness to learn and you will build a wooden sign piece from scratch that is worthy of your walls or as a gift. You can also purchase gift certificates for an upcoming workshop (available in $35 and $68 increments) as the perfect gift for everyone in the family. Contact the studio for details. Workshops offered: $68 Pick Your Project Workshop (ages 16+), $35 Mini Sign Workshop (Ages 12+) and $35 Family Workshop (Ages 6+).
13889 Wellington Trace, Suite A1, Wellington; (561) 662-6371; boardandbrush.com/wellington

Inside a wine room with various bottles on display
The Wine Room in Delray Beach, an oenophile’s paradise; photo by Ashley Cagle

If you’re shopping for a wine lover, The Wine Room in Delray Beach offers more than 200 wines by the glass. Patrons load a wine card and insert it into the Enomatic machines, which offer a choice of three pour sizes. The Wine Room is maintaining its 50% occupancy limit per COVID-19 phase 1 reopening guidelines. Wine tasting is available daily from 12:00 p.m. to close. If you just want to pick up a decadent bottle, the shop features over 400 wines and accoutrements.
411 E. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach; (561) 243-9463; thewineroomonline.com

Group on a Damn Good Beer Bus tour
All smiles on a Damn Good Beer Bus tour

Buy your beer-lover a ride on the Damn Good Beer Bus. Standard tours visit three breweries on the Ale Trail of The Palm Beaches, but there are options to add more. Gift cards can be purchased in increments of $50, $100, $150 or $200.
(561) 906-7212; damngoodbeerbus.com
 

Share an Outdoor Adventure

After spending several months cooped up at home, there’s nothing better than being outdoors with your friends and family – while taking epic photos, of course!
 

Flamingos at the Palm Beach Zoo
Flamingos at the Palm Beach Zoo; photo by Ashley Cagle

Studies show that immersing yourself in natural areas among animals has measurable mental and physical health benefits. Treat your loved ones (and save big!) with an annual pass to The Palm Beach Zoo or Lion Country Safari where you can enjoy some of the most exciting animal encounters and wildlife habitats right here in sunny south Florida. Annual Family Memberships to the Palm Beach Zoo include two named adults in the same household and all dependent children in the household under the age of 18 ($174). Annual passes for Lion Country Safari start at $65 for children ages 3-9, $80 for ages 10-64, and $70 for seniors 65 and up.
The Palm Beach Zoo 1301 Summit Boulevard, West Palm Beach, Florida 33405, (561) 547-9453 , palmbeachzoo.org
Lion Country Safari 2003 Lion Country Safari Rd., Loxahatchee, FL 33470, (561) 793-1084 , lioncountrysafari.biz

Whatever you choose this holiday season, be sure to experience the sights and sounds of decorations around town. From Santa sightings in the malls to Sandi the famous tree at Holiday in Paradise, there’s no shortage of happy shopping, happy sightseeing and happy holidays in The Palm Beaches.

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Ashley Cline
Ashley Cagle
Ashley Cline Cagle of EquestrianStylist.com is a lifestyle and fashion blogger based out of Wellington, Florida. Growing up living in fast-paced South Florida and competing at the Winter Equestrian Festival planted a seed for her love of fashion at a young age. With a degree in Fashion Merchandising from Florida State University and an M.B.A. in entrepreneurship from Nova Southeastern University, Ashley is committed to connecting the mainstream fashion industry to the equestrian community.