A legend among the world's resorts, the Boca Raton Resort is located on 356 acres offering and elegant, serene ambiance in an idyllic tropical setting. The recent transformation of the Resort, along with its myriad activities and superb cuisine raise the bar for today's modern traveler. It was famed Palm Beach architect Addison Mizner who envisioned "the world's most architecturally beautiful playground," a dream that took form in 1926 with the opening of the Cloister Inn. A splendid building in the gracious Mediterranean style, the Cloister Inn acted as a residence for Mizner and his beloved pet monkey Johnnie Brown, as well as a haven for its illustrious roster of guests. Over decades, the Cloister Inn evolved into the Boca Raton Resort, a quintessential Florida retreat that has played host to countless celebrities and public figures seeking a private enclave of luxury.At Boca Raton Resort there are active pursuits for any interest. The Resort offers two challenging golf courses in a glorious, mature natural setting. There are thirty immaculate clay tennis courts. Spa Palazzo is one of the largest most comprehensive spas in the world with forty-four treatment rooms, a comprehensive salon and its own adult swimming pool. At the sparkling new Beach, the sister hotel which debuted in 2009, guests bask in the sun poolside or play in the gentle surf of the Atlantic Ocean where the sea temperature ranges from 88 degrees in August to 68 in February. The Resort also offers a croquet lawn, giant chess set, bicycles and a premier marina for deep-sea fishing and sailing charters.Dining at the Resort encompasses an extraordinary range from the cool sophistication of Cielo by Angela Hartnett perched 27 floors above the sea, to rustic Tuscan dishes at Lucca. The latest additions include the popular Serendipity, Morimoto Sushi, and oceanfront dining at SeaGrille. Boca Raton Resort offers elegant lodgings in a collection of five distinct buildings, each with its own decor and architectural style. Built in 1926, the historic Cloister exemplifies classic Mediterranean charm. The Cloister includes a combination of rooms and unique suites with views of the gardens and courtyards. The 27-story Tower offers oversized guestrooms with inspiring views of the Atlantic Ocean. On the corners of the Tower are spacious Junior Suites, perfect for families. A selection of enormous sky residences are situated on the higher floors of the Tower, and the dramatic Cielo by Angela Hartnett is the crown jewel on the top floor. At the Boca Bungalows, guests enjoy second-home conveniences such as gated self-parking, full kitchens and dining rooms, spacious family rooms with balconies, and plenty of storage. The Yacht Club, inspired by a grand Venetian palace, presides over the Intracoastal Waterway and offers truly luxurious accommodations with attentive personal service. The most formal guestroom choice, the Yacht Club rooms feature separate sitting area and waterfront balconies as well as luxurious marble baths. At the new Beach Club at Boca Raton, sleek airy guestrooms sit on the white sandy beach. Honored with Meetings and Conventions' "Gold Key Award" for 23 consecutive years, Boca Raton Resort is one of the most capable and complete business resorts in the nation. An elegant 128,000 square foot meeting venue, the Mizner Center offers five flexible ballrooms, supported by a team of expert conference associates and the latest business technology. The Great Lawn and Spanish Terrace provide year round use of outdoor spaces. Situated on the intracoastal, a second convention center named The Great Hall offers twelve more versatile function rooms designed to allow flexibility in scale, seating and configuration. Additional meeting rooms in the Yacht Club, in the Tower and at the Beach Club bring the total meeting space to 160,000 square feet.