Compared to the rest of Florida, Jupiter literally seems like another planet. In place of souvenir shops and hotel-lined beaches there’s tranquility, laid-back tiki bars and out-of-this-world seafood restaurants. Stars like Celine Dion, Michael Jordan and Tiger Woods have gravitated to this serene seaside spot, and for good reason. With a stunning coastal location and secluded beaches, the likes of which are almost inconceivable in South Florida, there’s really no better place to get away from it all.
Jupiter is home to just one beachfront hotel— Jupiter Beach Resort & Spa— where you’ll be treated to an A-list experience complete with first-rate service, gourmet cuisine and incomparable views of the Atlantic at a fraction of the price you’d pay at resorts in nearby Palm Beach. In addition to its beautiful location, the property features a full-service spa, gourmet restaurant and an oceanfront hammock garden, which doubles as a spectacular wedding ceremony location.
The area boasts plenty of fun activities to fill your days. Start your honeymoon off on a high note by exploring the Intercoastal Waterway, cocktail in hand, on a PonTiki party barge (a pontoon-boat-meets-tiki-bar). Or hop on a standup paddleboard and set out through the mangroves of Jupiter Inlet in search of manatees. Visit the area during the summer and you’ll also have the opportunity to take part in guided evening beach walks to learn about and observe the nesting and egg-laying process of sea turtles.— Jen O’Brien
Clockwise from top: Sip sunset cocktails on the sand; Enjoy ocean breezes poolside; Relax on uncrowded beaches; Devour fresh seafood at Sinclair’s Ocean Grill.