by The Editors | September 5, 2019

Bird’s Eye View: Palm Beach Perfection

Where to stay, shop, eat, retreat and party like a palm beacher

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Illustration by Leslie Chalfont
Illustration by Leslie Chalfont

  1. GREEN’S PHARMACY Doubling as a luncheonette and a full-service pharmacy, this 1938 establishment serves up great food and history—it’s been said that the Kennedys dined at the counter.  151 N. County Road
  2. SKINNY DIP PALM BEACH Shop, sip and take a dip into this trendy boutique that offers a carefully curated array of new designers from around the country. 100 N. County Road
  3. CUCINA The freshly remodeled restaurant dishes out classic Italian fare like soup, pizza and steaks. But don’t miss dessert! When the sun goes down, the joint goes from posh to party. 257 Royal Poinciana Way
  4. THE ROYAL POINCIANA PLAZA A luxe shopping and dining experience like no other, this pristine plaza houses 50 hand-selected stores from Hermès to Beach and eateries like the local fave Sant Ambroeus. 340 Royal Poinciana Way
  5. THE BREAKERS Henry Flagler opened this Italian-Renaissance style hotel in 1896, and the sprawling resort has become the island’s most iconic place to stay. Toast to history at the fabulously glam HMF. 1 S. County Road
  6. FLAGLER MUSEUM Explore the rich history of Florida industrialist Henry Flagler at his former home, Whitehall, which now functions as a public museum. 1 Whitewall Way
  7. LINDROTH DESIGN Set your clocks to island time at this colorful shop by Amanda Lindroth with furniture and designs inspired by the breezy, vibrant atmosphere of the Bahamas. 312B S. County Road
  8. THE BRAZILIAN COURT Relax at this historic landmark and luxurious resort that calls upon the classic Spanish architecture of Florida. Wine and dine at Café Boulud or melt away at the Frédéric Fekkai Salon. 301 Australian Ave.
  9. BUCCAN No trip to the island is complete without a taste of the new American cuisine at every Palm Beacher’s favorite restaurant. James Beard semifinalist Clay Conley is among the Southeast’s top chefs. 350 S. County Road
  10. IMOTO Break out the chopsticks and sample an A-list lineup of Japanese fusion dishes at this globally inspired spot, the sister restaurant to Buccan. 350 S. County Road 
  11. STUBBS & WOOTON Peddle over to the shoe store that made slippers fashionable again. This handcrafted footwear, in rich velvet or beachy straw, features tongue-in-cheek motifs and is as comfy as it is fun. 340 Worth Ave. 
  12. TA-BOO The legendary Ta-boo bistro sits in the heart of the famed shopping district, a place to see and be seen since the 40s. With classic cocktails, American dining and a long list of awards, it’s been said that “you weren’t in Palm Beach if you weren’t spotted at Ta-boo.” 221 Worth Ave.
  13. LAUNCHPAD See what everyone’s coveting at this ever-changing haute boutique with a carousel of fashion and decor, from dresses and bags to sofas and candles. 150 Worth Ave.
  14. THE COLONY Relax in pink-and-green style at this timeless boutique hotel. Lounge by the pool, order in-room spa services or zip around town in a fringed-out golf cart. 155 Hammon Ave.

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