The Breakers is a classic Florida grand hotel, a National Register kind of place, with courtyard and gardens, hand-painted ceilings and medieval tapestries in the lobby. The Breakers was built by none other than Henry Flagler, Standard Oil magnate, owner of the Florida East Coast Railway,and a prime mover in making Florida choice spot for the wealthy a hundred years ago.
Picture a AAA Five Diamond resort in Italian Renaissance style, on 140 acres of prime real estate including a half-mile of private beach and 36 holes of golf... And the place likes families.
Features for Families
Would a place modeled on Rome's Villa Medici really want kids running around? Here's a clue: The Breakers has a 6000-sq. ft. Family Entertainment Center, with a glassed-in toddlers room, arcade, playroom and craft area, and computer and X-Box room beside a family-friendly Italian restaurant.
More for Kids:
- Kids club for ages 3 to 13 offers many activities including golf, lawn hockey, swimming
- Five pools include oceanside pools, baby pool and heated family pool
- The Breakers offers free use of baby gear such as bottle warmers, strollers, baby bathtubs; childproofing items too
- Kids 17 and under stay free in the same room as parents, and families can reserve up to five adjoining guestrooms
- The resort has family activities such as bonfires on the beach
This brief profile is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the writer has not visited in person. Always check resort sites for updates.