We've curated the ultimate guide to the best gifts in Palm Beach for everyone on your list.
Take A Helicopter Ride
Fit for the thrill seeker in your life, Palm Beach Helicopters has just the gift they’ll remember forever. Choose from three jaw-dropping rides: the Quickie flying over the beach and back; the Worthy overlooking the famous mansions of the Palm Beaches, Worth Ave. and more; and the Kennedy which gives you a glimpse of the best of Palm Beach, from Mar-a-Lago, and Worth Ave. to downtown West Palm Beach and more. The flights range from 6 to 30 minutes and can hold up to 3 or 4 passengers (depending on the helicopter).
Weekend Getaway at The White Elephant
What’s a better gift than a weekend away? This boutique 1920s landmark brings the outstanding hospitality of Nantucket to South Florida. Unwind in intimate rooms outfitted with contemporary décor, fine Italian linens, and other signature coastal touches that make you feel at home. A true work of art, the hotel boasts a 120-piece collection. The acclaimed work of Christopher Lee Brun, Santiago Moix, and Yinka Shonibare (to name a few) adorn the suites and powder rooms—including a 7-foot white elephant sculpture by Prescott Bunch, which greets guests at the front door. 280 Sunset Ave., Palm Beach
The Humane Table: Cooking with Compassion
Perfect for the home connoisseur or chef in your life, The Humane Table: Cooking with Compassion is a great gift that showcases fabulous recipes that center around responsibly raised and sustainable ingredients. “Today, people are starting to look more closely at where their food is coming from, which is a positive thing,” says Dr. Ganzert, president and CEO of American Humane, and author of the book. “More than just a collection of recipes, The Humane Table gives home cooks the inspiration to create dishes that will not only impress your dinner guests but also are rooted in compassion and sustainability. From center-of- the-table dishes perfect for the holidays to easy weeknight family meals, there are recipes for every type of home cook to discover and make their own.”
Massage at The Spa at The Breakers
Massages, facials, manicures, oh my! The Spa at The Breakers Palm Beach is the ultimate gift of relaxation and rejuvenation. With 17 treatment rooms, 8 salon stations and a fitness center with ocean views, the resort has everything needed for a new year, new you. Curate your own custom massage with a unique combination of deep-tissue and sports massages or a touch of reflexology—no matter what you choose, this treatment will pamper your body and mind. One South County Road, Palm Beach
Private Lessons at Squeeze Pilates Palm Beach
Because there is no better time to get into killer shape like the present, Squeeze Pilates Palm Beach. offers private lessons, apparatus classes and classes for small groups. This gift will build flexibility, strength and control over the body - practice makes perfect and abs are the end goal. Get a group lesson for the girls, or set up a class for the fitness junkie in your life. In addition, this spot offers classes from sports-specific training to clients with Parkinson’s Disease and Multiple Sclerosis, accommodating clients with all skill sets. 340 Royal Poinciana Way, Palm Beach
Personal Gifts From The Colony
Not sure where to start your shopping? No worries—The Colony has you covered. With an eclectic mix of local and designer finds, there’s a little something for everyone. Shop from brands like Stubbs & Wooten, Villebrequin, Ceci New York and more. Oh, and don’t forget to snag the Colony candle on New Years Day. 155 Hammon Ave., Palm Beach
Selfless Love Foundation’s 2022 Holiday Ornament
Decorate the tree with Selfless Love Foundation’s 2022 Limited-edition holiday keepsake ornament. Not only is this ornament super cute (think frosted pink glass encrusted in pearls and crystals), it is also for an amazing cause. In celebration of Selfless Love Foundation's gift of family to hundreds of foster children, each ornament features a photo and story of a family that was brought together through adoption. Purchase one for yourself and all your friends—all proceeds go to help children in the foster care system.
Hot Air Balloon Glow Festival
The Glow Festival is making its way to Palm Beach early this December. A truly magical experience, buy tickets for the whole family (or just a ticket for you and someone special), and watch the sky light up with elaborate hot air balloons—and maybe take a ride yourself! As the largest producer of hot air balloon events in the country, it is complete with food trucks, retail vendors and entertainment for all ages. As for rides, choose between a private couple ride or family sunrise flights. Whatever you choose, it’s a fabulous way to get into the spirit of the season!
Take A Snorkel Sail at The Boca Raton
While we might not have a white Christmas, we do have perfect snorkel weather year round, so who’s really winning? Perfect for the kiddos, schedule a snorkel sail at the Boca Raton. The snorkeling catamaran sailing excursion explores the South Inlet reef, just 175 feet from shore, and showcases tehe whimsical world of the ocean. The trip includes snorkel gear, drinks, snacks, and of course, certified guide instructors. 501 E Camino Real, Boca Raton
Spa Day at EAU Palm Beach Resort & Spa
This glamorous, adult wonderland boasts luxurious water gardens, private villas, 19 treatment rooms with customize scents, music and lights, a grand bronze rotunda with a candle-lit wishing well, private garden villas, a BEAUtique and so much more. The must-see spot? It’s self-centered garden with draped cabanas, lush water gardens, a central dipping pool and lounge swinging chairs. 100 South Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach
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