PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The holidays can be a joyful reunion of loved ones or a rush of frenzied activity, with travelers spending the six-week season in festivities and merriment or finding cause to flee from them. Suiting all of these motivations is the legendary Breakers Palm Beach, just on the heels of a spectacular, 10-year, $250 million revitalization. With a peerless beachfront location on the island of Palm Beach, it is easily accessible and perfectly suited to every holiday traveler's preference.
ThanksGIVING – an opportunity to not just keep the kitchen clean and enjoy a magnificent dinner, but to savor the holiday with extended family and friends at complete leisure, and engage in meaningful charitable activities that put the giving in ThanksGIVING…Forgotten Soldiers, Quantum House lodging for families in medical crisis, Easter Seals and Alex's Lemonade Stand are among the beneficiaries of guest community service activities:
- Join chefs for a hands-on cooking demonstration and prepare a holiday meal for local charities
- Create greeting cards for mailing to U.S. troops that feature heartfelt holiday sentiments
- Build and stuff cuddly friends for keepsake and to donate to a local children's charity
Other complimentary Thanksgiving holiday events include the Family Harvest Festival, featuring The Breakers Pumpkin Patch, scare-a-crow building, turkey toss and hay rides with hot apple cider and candy apples; and Ballroom Dancing for couples, including one hour professional instruction followed by 30 minutes of dance time. While savoring the most memorable Thanksgiving ever, guests can make it equally unforgettable for those in need. Between November 21-28, 2010, rates start at $399 per room, per night (subject to availability) inclusive of complimentary continental breakfast, daily.
Beyond Thanksgiving, from December 1-25, 2010, guests enjoy:
- Complimentary continental breakfast, daily
- Complimentary kid's meals ordered off children's menus, ages 12 and under with paying adult, daily
- Complimentary Kids Camp, daily
- Complimentary fitness classes, daily
December 1-18 – The first few weeks of December are ideal for an early holiday season getaway or a respite before Christmas, pre-holiday travel for shopping or to shore up energy before joining the relatives. The Breakers' festive spirit is tranquil yet pervasive, even amidst towering palms and sand castles, with the resort stylishly dressed in timeless, festive decor. There's much to be gained for taking a nice travel advance on the holidays: a bounty of activities (bike tours, scavenger hunts, drive-in movies on the golf course and more), 11 on-site boutiques (including Burberry, Guerlain, Ralph Lauren and designer shops featuring swimwear, children's wear, home and gift items), or complete renewal on its private beach or luxury spa. From December 1-18, 2010, room rates start at $329 per room, per night (subject to availability).
Christmas Holiday Week, December 19-25 – Dive into the holiday and its favorite pastimes with Christmas brunches and dinners, storytelling, and the artful staging of winter panorama in sub-tropical Florida. Yet, The Breakers still sustains its warm-weather oceanfront charm with a multitude of outdoor activities…sunset catamaran cruises, snorkeling, and bonfires on the beach, complete with s'mores and your favorite camp songs. From December 19-25, rates start at $590 per night (subject to availability). Kids meals not applicable to Christmas Brunch or Christmas Dinner on December 25.
One never has to step a sandal off property during the entire holiday season, as The Breakers features a premium amenities: a 20,000 square foot luxury spa; 36 holes of championship golf and 10 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts; a Mediterranean-style beach club with a half-mile private beach, five pools, private bungalows with personal concierges for day-rental, watersports and a remarkable reef a half-mile offshore; a Family Entertainment Center and extensive family and children's activities; nine restaurants and five lounges; and great shopping all on site.
1,800 team members – including talented chefs, sommeliers, activities specialists, spa professionals, and instructors in golf, watersports and tennis – to make the holiday vacation even more memorable.
For reservations visit http://www.thebreakers.com/decemberholidays/ or call toll-free 1-888-BREAKERS (273-2537), or contact your travel professional.
SOURCE The Breakers Palm Beach