Saturday, June 30, 2012
A GOOD TASTE OF FLORIDA LIVING
Wishing for a getaway, nearby, with historic reminders and beautiful gardens, near a downtown area brimming with museums, theaters, interesting eateries, Antiques Row, art galleries, yachts on waterways and a new downtown waterfront area?
You can get away from the cares of the day with a weekend or longer stay at the Casa Grandview, located in downtown West Palm Beach’s trendy Grandview Heights historic district, south of City Place and Clematis. Here you will enjoy a 1925 historic bed and breakfast inn featuring private luxury vacation resort cottages, main house guest rooms and 1948 art deco cabana suites. It has received the AAA Four Diamond Award.
Accommodations are chic, warm, eclectic styles and inviting and retain the original interior architecture. There is a cozy Caribbean-like island atmosphere with a Mediterranean flair.
Walk beneath a canopy of leafy palms and flowering trees. Sit in the garden and enjoy the serene view. Feel surrounded by history. Some rooms reflect the Henry Flagler Era of 1893-1913, or the Palm Beach Boom Era of 1913-1926. Others remind you of the Historic Neighborhood Downtown Boom Era of the 1894-1920’s.
Choose from Spanish Mission, Revival, Craftsman Bungalow, Art Deco and Key West styles, one or two bedrooms and suites. This off-the-beaten path resort provides an authentic Florida vacation experience and gracious hospitality. There are one bedroom units, suites with living rooms, units with kitchens.
Walk to the tennis courts, the Kravis Center, and the Convention Center. Bike or jog the scenic route. Have lunch at the world famous Breakers Hotel.
Some accommodations enjoy complimentary breakfasts, coffee and tea service and all have allergy blocking mattress and pillow encasements. There is a DVD rental library, hammocks, keyless door entry, 600-thread count sheets, outdoor lounging areas, chaises, dining and grilling areas. Cottages have washers and dryers.