getaways for couplesWhen planning our trip to Florida we wanted to see a different part of this beautiful sunny State. We decided to explore the Delray Beach area in Florida. When exploring Delray Beach hotels the Seagate Hotel and Spa was the obvious choice. The Seagate Hotel Delray has so much to offer from a private pool to exclusive membership privileges at the Seagate Beach Club and the Seagate Country Club.
Seagate Hotel Delray
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Where is Delray Beach Florida
Many people ask where is Delray Beach Florida? Delray is a coastal city in Palm Beach County. Delray Beach is known as a vibrant, intimate town and is a gem of South Florida. The Seagate Hotel is located 30 minutes away from Palm Beach International Airport and 45 minutes from Fort Lauderdale International Airport making it an easy destination to get to. If you are looking to relax and enjoy this beach town, you can park your car for the rest of your stay at the Seagate Hotel will take care of the transportation. Delray Beach has been named one of Florida’s Top 10 Beaches (Travel Channel 2015 & 2016) and one of the Top 10 Happiest Seaside Towns in America. When we arrived in Delray we immediately felt the homie, welcoming, small-town feel of this resort town.
Seagate Hotel & Spa Delray Beach
The Seagate Hotel and Spa is located a short walk from the public beach or a 5-minute complimentary drive to the Seagate Beach Club. When we pulled up to the entrance of the Seagate Delray we were greeted by the friendly valet service. Our luggage and car were taken care of as we checked into this beach hotel. We were checked in quickly and immediately went up to our room to freshen up and explore the property.
Seagate Delray Rooms
We stayed in a luxurious 500-square foot Deluxe Queen Room at the Seagate Delray that featured two comfy queen-sized beds with Egyptian cotton bedding and fluffy duvets. I really loved this spacious suite especially since we were traveling with our daughter and didn’t want to feel cramped. The marble bathroom has a walk-in shower and a bubble-jet tub (bath salts are provided). They thought of everything with the finest bath amenities such as the shampoo, conditioner and body wash but also an individual loofah pad, bath salts to enjoy that tub as well as a black facecloth specifically for removing makeup.
We had a private balcony which was perfect for sitting and sipping on your morning coffee freshly brewed from the in-room Keurig machine. If you have time to watch television the room is equipped with a 42-inch HDTV and wireless internet.
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Seagate Beach Club
When you book your stay at Seagate Hotel Delray, you will instantly become a member of the elite and privileged group of beachgoers. The Seagate Beach Club is a private oceanfront club located directly on the beach in Delray Beach. The newly constructed, British Colonial-style building has a distinctly Bahamian accent, with a casually elegant interior. Hotel guests receive all the benefits of membership, plus complimentary transportation to and from the hotel.
Membership and guest privileges include:
- Access to the new clubhouse facility
- Direct beach access
- Ocean-view casual and fine dining restaurants
- Beachside swimming pool
- Towel service, chairs, and umbrellas at the pool and beach
- Water sports rentals for scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, paddle boarding, and kayaking directly behind the club
- Poolside and beach beverage service
- Cabana rentals
- Complimentary wireless Internet access
- Catering facilities and services
- Special holiday events and social gatherings
- Movie Night on the beach and under the stars, every Friday evening (weather permitting)
- Weekly kids’ club activities
Seagate Hotel Delray Pool
Seagate Hotel Spa
If you are tired of soaking up the sun, you can retreat to the 8,000-square-foot spa where you can treat yourself with a complete range of spa treatments from massage, skincare, and body treatments. The Seagate Spa features seven private treatment rooms, a Vichy shower, and a manicure and pedicure suite.
Seagate Delray Fitness Center
If you are a fitness buff then you will love the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness center, featuring kinesis machine, free weights, and state-of-the-art Technogym workout and cardio equipment with embedded TVs as well as a range of fitness classes. After working up a sweat, enjoy the complimentary fresh fruit and cool, lime-infused cloths to cool off.
Seagate Country Club
If you love to golf then you will take full advantage of the full membership privileges at The Seagate Country Club, featuring one of the finest private golf courses in all of Palm Beach County. The Seagate Country Club is located on Atlantic Avenue, just minutes from The Seagate Hotel & Spa, with complimentary transportation between the hotel and the club.
The world-class Palm Beach golf course is designed by legendary architect, Joe Lee. The Seagate Country Club has been restored and is now open to The Seagate Hotel & Spa guests for the first time in its 40-year history. Access includes the club’s signature 17th hole, considered one of the great short par-3s in South Florida.
As a guest of The Seagate Hotel & Spa, your membership privileges at The Seagate Country Club include use of Har-Tru tennis courts with evening lighting for play day or night. Tennis pros are available for those interested in taking their game to the next level.
The Atlantic Grille at Seagate Hotel
Grilled New York Strip
Swordfish topped with lump crab
We had an amazing dining experience at The Atlantic Grille, the restaurant in the Seagate hotel. This stunning restaurant captures the best of Delray Beach with a combination of inventive cuisine and an amazing social vibe. The center of attraction here is the 2500 gallon shark tank that is so fascinating.
On the night we had dinner this place was bustling and felt like the hot spot of Delray. The menu highlights the freshest signature seafood along with premium cuts of steak, pasta, and salads all prepared with finesse. The best way I can describe my swordfish topped with crabmeat is incredibly lavish…. … so fresh and cooked to perfection! Our other entrees were absolute hits as well with raves all around. After a very long break, we had to try a selection of desserts and though all were amazing, the unanimous favourite was the Key lime pie.
Along with the amazing food, cool vibe and a surprise visit from the head chef, this restaurant excels with very attentive and very friendly service that we found a common theme at the Seagate Hotel.
If you are looking for a boutique style hotel with extraordinary friendly service then check out the Seagate Hotel & Spa. With so many great places to explore in Florida, you may want to consider a day trip to St. Augustine.
A big thank you to the Seagate Hotel for an amazing stay.
NOTE: Thanks to the Seagate Hotel & Spa for hosting my stay. As always, all opinions and recommendations are 100% my own.