By Suzanne Scharff
The former Ritz-Carlton property has been shed of its name and traditional décor and unveiled, under new management in 2014, as the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa; with a makeover as fresh as the ocean sea breeze and an attitude that is decidedly Eau-so playful. From the bubbly champagne offering at reception, to the whimsical guestroom décor, to the award-winning spa, this oceanfront oasis provides all the 5-star vow amenities for your momentous occasion.
OUT AND ABOUT
From land to water – you can elevate your heart rate at the Har-tru tennis courts and state-of-the-art fitness center offering the latest in spinning, yoga and pilates classes. Get your adrenaline pumping with hydro-thrills with aquatic toys, boats and fishing. And, if relaxation and pampering is your pleasure – Eau Spa provides a most chic and soothing setting that will have you oohing and ahhing even before you enter a treatment room.
WHAT WE ADORE
- Champagne offering at reception
- Posh beach décor throughout the resort
- Private Cabanas
- Jonathan Adler designed guestrooms
- Complimentary bikes
- Eau-Spa – coveted 2015 5-star rating from Forbes Travel Guide – and my favorite spa experience to date
- 4 fabulous on-site dining options
BIG DAY DETAILS
With a myriad of breathtaking venue options; no ceremony is too big or too small for the creative and professional event planning coordinators – if you dream it – they will create it.
- The Grand Ballroom – largest and most popular, fit for royalty (2-450ppl)
- The Plaza Ballroom – soaring ceilings and dazzling chandeliers (2-140ppl)
- The Ocean Ballroom – magical oceanfront terrace (2-120ppl)
- The Exchanges of Vows – visionaries sparkling canvas –where your dreams come to life (2-60ppl)
- Beachfront Cabanas- waves crashing, hearts pumping, sand-lacking (2-30ppl)
- The Courtyard – premier location with ocean views by the serenity of the Infinity pool (50-350ppl)
HERE’S THE SCOOP
Often, either the beach or spa is the destination attraction but there is no need to be torn between 2 lovers here; as Eau Palm Beach Spa & Resort offers a sweeping oceanfront location, great land and water activities and an award-winning and destination-worthy spa facility. You are sure to be glowing from head to toe at one of your life’s finest moments: exchanging I do. So vow worthy!