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DISCOVER PALM BEACH

“Where the necktie comes off and time changes.”

– Author John Ney

Palm Beach Florida

Palm Beach has long been an exclusive lifestyle destination for the wealthy. It’s safe, secure and jetting in and out is easy and nearby. It is approximately 75 miles (120 km) north of Miami and about 174 miles (260 km) south of Orlando. The Island is 13 miles (21 km) long and a quarter of a mile (402 m) wide and is accessed by one of three bridges from the mainland. The Town has its own police and fire rescue departments and is considered one of the most resort and family friendly locations in which to live or vacation.

There are roughly 2,400 single-family homes on the barrier Island with 84 direct oceanfront properties and approximately 190 on the lakefront. In the Estate Section the homes are on sizable parcels, many are architecturally significant and built in the 1920’s very reminiscent of the Flagler era. Worth Avenue, with its world famous boutiques, restaurants and beaches, is the town’s center and the properties are more cottage-like on smaller parcels. Beautiful condominiums grace both the ocean and lakefront promenades in this part of town. The Breakers Resort and Hotel marks the middle of the Island. Just to the north is referred to as mid-town, a commercial district with shops, restaurants, the supermarket and houses of worship. Between this area and the northern tip of the Island is referred to as the “north end” where many year-round families reside in traditional style neighborhoods.  There are several excellent choices for public and private schools on the Island and in close proximity.

“I hope you’ll consider making Palm Beach your destination hideaway or permanent residence.”

Schools

Palm Beach Day Academy

The foundation of the Palm Beach Day Academy’s program is the education of our students in an academically challenging and compassion rich environment that guides each child toward personal excellence of mind, body and character.  At all levels, our students will be – Challenged to Excel, Empowered to Act, Prepared to Lead.

Palm Beach Public School

An Orchestra Strings Choice School. Palm Beach Public School is committed to providing a world-class education with excellence and equity to empower each student to reach his or her highest potential with the most effective staff to foster the knowledge, skills, and ethics required for responsible citizenship and productive careers.

Restaurants

Jim’s Top Picks!

We all have our favorite go-to eateries and in the Palm Beach area and there are dozens to choose from.
My top recommendations are:

1. Flagler Steakhouse

On the golf course at The Breakers

2. Trevini

290 Sunset Avenue
Palm Beach
561-833-3883

3. Joy Noodles & Rice Asian Cuisine

2200 S.Dixie Hwy
W. Palm Beach, FL 3340
561-655-5212

Shopping

HIVE

HIVEHIVE is your destination for everything for the well-appointed home. Each piece on HIVE’s showroom floor is available for immediate purchase and delivery. The garden area features charming jardinieres and garden accessories plus artfully designed potted plant arrangements such as orchids, ferns, succulents and bromeliads. The children’s gallery is well-stocked with tasteful gifts for babies and children.
hivepalmbeach.com

Worth Avenue

An enchanting resort destination in Palm Beach, Florida with European sophistication and inimitable style and grace, Worth Avenue is one of the most beautiful shopping venues in the country. The Avenue’s romantic vias and celebrated boutiques offer the best of both resort and designer fashion, accessories, gifts, art, antiques, fine and casual dining and home furnishings in a captivating atmosphere rich with old world charm and historical glamour.