Stressed out by Wedding Planning? Try a Weekend at the Absolutely Stunning Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach

Globetrotting Cindy just got back from the The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach which reopened following a whopping $120-million renovation. If you’re looking for distressing ocean views and the best pools in Palm Beach, there is nowhere better to spend a long weekend.

Take your choice of spacious guestrooms, luxurious suites or their famous Presidential Suite. For dining, the Terrace restaurant (the only oceanfront terrace dinning in Palm Beach) features a fire pit that is ceremoniously lit each evening – perfect for torching S’Mores.


The highlight of the property has to be their new $30-million Eau Spa, which opened in March 2009. The 42,000-square-foot haven is unlike any spa I have ever seen, and is the grand finale of the resort’s four-year transformation project. For a private day, a spa day with the girls, or a romantic retreat with your man, visit one of the 19 treatment rooms, most with private gardens. You’ll find an open air garden with hanging chairs suspended above a reflection pond, the first of its kind “scrub and polish bar” where guests can mix up their own scrubs and polishes with the help of an on-site mixologist, a bath lounge, three couples spa villas with oversized tubs and outdoor rain showers, and a fitness center offering yoga and spin classes.

GTB SpaGarden

Here are some of my favorite spa specials that are currently running. Best of all, every treatment includes their signature mini chocolate cupcakes. YUM!

GTB Massage

Bite Size Beauty – Spa Samplers – Try a 25-minute taste of heaven, perfect for when you are watching the $$$, but still need some pampering!

– Eau De Facial Sampler Starting at $75

– Eau De Massage Starting at $69

– Play Together For Couples Sampler – $199 Includes: 
Scrub and Polish Bar experience for two
, 25-minute massage for two (together or in private spaces). This sampler packages also include time to pause in 
the Self-Centered Garden and time to play in the Bath Lounge.

Mention TASTER when making your appointment for the samplers.

Two is Better than One! Enjoy 50% off your 2nd Treatment – Book a treatment and get your second treatment for half price. Some restrictions apply.

They also offer a full range of destination wedding packages.

Have a great weekend!

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