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Florida Uncovered: An Everglades Guide

An Everglades Guide Located less than two hours drive from The Chesterfield Palm Beach, the Everglades National Park offers a fascinating mosaic of diverse habitats, from vast pine forests to enormous wetlands. A must-visit for nature lovers, the national park is home to a variety of rare species including manatees, American crocodiles, alligators… [read more]
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A Guide to Polo in Palm Beach

Polo in Palm Beach The winter equestrian capital of the world, players and spectators alike flock to Palm Beach in January to welcome the arrival of polo season. Set in sunny Florida, there are many reasons to enjoy a day at the polo in Palm Beach, especially when staying at the conveniently located Chesterfield… [read more]
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The Best Golf Courses in Palm Beach

Eagle_Credit- James_Thomas_Photo -Thinkstock-istock-header Dubbed the “golf capital of Florida,” Palm Beach is famous for its pristine greens and premier courses. The perfect place to practice your swing, this sunny stretch of Florida coastline offers some of the finest courses in the country, many designed by America’s most celebrated golfing architects. The playground of… [read more]
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Palm Beach on a plate – the best dining experiences

Chesterfield Palm Beach “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful” Mae West famously remarked. And that’s certainly true of wining and dining in Palm Beach – you’ll never get around to enjoying all the best restaurants in Palm Beach but it’s great fun trying! Here are our top recommendations For an… [read more]
Posted in Wining and Dining

Chesterfield Candy Cane – Cocktail Recipe

ChesterfieldCandyCane It’s that time of year when Christmas parties are in full swing and everyone is feeling festive! To help your party go off with a jingle we’ve got a festive recipe from the Head Barman at The Chesterfield Palm Beach. Ingredients 2 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream 1 oz. Peppermint Schnapps… [read more]
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Croquet – alive and well in West Palm Beach

croquet_thumb The National Croquet Center, built on ten lush acres in West Palm Beach, is the headquarters of the Croquet Foundation of America.  It features a magnificently elegant 19,000 square foot Florida Keys style clubhouse that sits in the midst of a vast and near-perfect lawn divided into 12 full-size croquet… [read more]
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Cocktail culture at the Chesterfield Palm Beach

cocktails The Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach is currently hosting an exhibition entitled “Cocktail Culture” that explores the social rituals of the cocktail hour through the lens of fashion and design.  Featuring more than 150 objects, including attire, accessories, ads, decorative arts, illustrations, photography and more from the 1920s… [read more]
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Leave the beach and take to the water

Francine Boissonneault Palm Beach County is blessed with some of the greatest big-game fishing in the world. The warm, fertile waters of the Atlantic’s Gulf Stream are closer here than anywhere else in the United States – literally a ten minute boat ride. Sailfish are routinely caught within sight of… [read more]
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How a shipwreck and a tycoon put Palm Beach on the map

Francine Boissonneault The area around the island that is now known as Palm Beach was, from the early 18th century, home to the Seminole Indians. By the end of the 1700s their numbers were swelled by slaves who escaped from rice plantations in South Carolina and Georgia, becoming known as… [read more]
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Polo from Persia to Palm Beach

Francine Boissonneault Polo has been around a long time – it was first played in Persia way back in the 5th century BC (and possibly much earlier than that). Tribesmen used the game as training for cavalry battles, with up to 100 players on either side. It gradually became the… [read more]
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