Top honors were awarded Wednesday to the Four Seasons and The Breakers resorts in Palm Beach, as well as Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, when Forbes Travel Guide released its coveted annual ratings for worldwide luxury hospitality properties.
As in years past, all three oceanfront resorts received rankings that put them among the best hotels around the globe. Ratings are a based on anonymous property inspections.
The Four Seasons and Eau Palm Beach each received five stars — the highest-possible rating — and The Breakers received four, the second-highest ranking.
The luxe spas at each of the three properties also earned multiple stars — five each for the spas at the Four Seasons and Eau Palm Beach, and four for The Breakers’ spa.
“As always, The Breakers is pleased to find itself in great company among other Forbes Travel Guide award recipients,” the resort’s communications director, Sara Flight, said in an email Thursday.
“Our organization prioritizes team member and guest fulfillment, in tandem with social impact and our property’s continuous renewal, as the driver of success,” Flight noted.
Eau’s general manager, Tim Nardi, said he and his team were thrilled to be recognized again by a “prestigious” five stars from the Forbes Travel Guide, which is billed as the only independent global rating system for hospitality properties.
“Our diligent staff works every day to ensure all of our guests receive