Holidays in Palm Beach

Florida's best kept secret

Separated from the mainland by Lake Worth Lagoon, the Palm Beaches are known for their gorgeous shores, rich culture, and spectacular shopping. Across the water, the fun continues in buzzy West Palm Beach. Fabulous food, awe-inspiring attractions and beautiful beaches await visitors to this Gold Coast destination - an ideal escape for those who want to see a different side of the Sunshine State.

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Hotels in Palm Beach

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Things to do in Palm Beach

Cycling is one of the most popular ways to get around in Southern Florida, with plenty of shops offering bike rentals for your trip.

West Palm Beach and the Palm Beaches are served by a regular bus service, PalmTran. Download their app ahead of your journey, and you'll be able to purchase passes, view route information, and get live updates.

View Palm Beach from a different perspective, by booking on a boat tour. The options vary from chilled-out sunset cruises, to lively musical tours with local actors. Or, take your trip to the next level with a private charter. 

Apps like Uber and Lyft are readily accessible, providing a convenient way to get from A to B. 

Essential information for Palm Beach

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Flight information
Miami (MIA)
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Virgin Atlantic fly daily from London Heathrow to Miami International Airport, a 90-minute drive from Palm Beach.

Do I need a visa?

To travel to the USA, you will need an ESTA visa. Please make sure that you have this approved at least 3 days before you head off on holiday.

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Palm Beach holidays

Shopping in Palm Beach is it's own event, with a range of destinations to find something for everybody on your list (and a treat for yourself, of course)

  • Worth Avenue is Palm Beach's most renowned shopping destination, offering some of the biggest luxury brands in the world (think Gucci and Chanel) as well as stores that offer jewellery and home furnishings. Dotted amongst the shops are galleries, salons and cafes, where you can refuel during your shopping extravaganza. 
  • Pineapple Grove at Delray Beach is the place to go for more eclectic pieces by local artists, as well as a vibrant atmopshere that's as much fun as the shopping itself.
  • At Palm Beach Gardens, you'll find The Gardens Mall, Downtown at the Gardens, and PGA Commons, for more of the brands you know and love, as well as plenty of dining establishments.
  • West Palm Beach food tours offer a unique way to indulge in culinary delights, whilst exploring the area, and learning about it's history.
  • The Ale Trail of the Palm Beaches is ideal for craft beer lovers - did you know that Palm Beach county has over 19 breweries? Sign up for a tour, or plan your own trip along the trail. 
  • Green Market in West Palm Beach was ranked as the #1 farmers market in the US by the readers of USA today. Pick up fresh produce, bubble tea, or locally-made gifts to bring home.
  • Explore the 'vias' of Worth Avenue, crafted by Italian architects. These quaint courtyards feature stores, private residences, and popular restaurants, amongst charming nooks and romantic walkways. 
  • Head to Henry Flagler Museum, a gilded mansion that the New York Herald once called the 'grandest and most magnificent private dwelling in the world', now a National Historic Landmark offering exhibitions and self-guided tours.
  • The Palm Beach show, held in February, kicks-off a season of art shows and events. Take a look at the calendar, and you'll be sure to find an exhibit that excites you.
  • Northwood Village is a cosy enclave, known for murals, galleries, and unique boutiques. Quaint yet hip, you can enjoy this area with a wine in hand on the last Friday of every month at the 'Wine Stroll'.

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