Boca Beach Club
WHERE: Boca Raton, Florida
WHY GO? Why not! It’s the best new thing on the Florida coast. Enjoy fab amenities: pools, golf, and a pristine spa. This year’s $220 million makeover has refreshed the 1920s Mizner classic on 356 acres to its sparkling best. Sleep in one of 212 spacious rooms, with modern cabana style and striking views of the Atlantic.
HOLIDAY FUN: Tree-lighting (December 2), boat parade and “A North Pole Experience” with Santa (December 19), holiday dinners, beach bonfire (December 27); 888/564-1312 or bocabeachclub.com