PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Family activities will play a greater role this
summer at the Breakers, Palm Beach, starting May 20, when the
upscale property introduces a modified version of its Coconut Crew
In the past, these activities were designed for children. Now
the activities will be for children and adults.
The camp features segments designed for two age groups: Parrots,
for children ages 3 to 5, will focus on creativity, imagination and
arts and crafts, and Coconuts, for chiuldren ages 6 to 12, will
involve activities such as golf, tennis, snorkeling, lawn hockey,
soccer and swimming.
The camp operates from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., but guests have the
option of purchasing two-hour segments or the whole day.
Noncommissionable fees (applicable to children only) are $25 per
child from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.; $30 for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., including
lunch; and $25 for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. There is no charge for
Among other family activities is a Harry Potter party, a
treasure hunt and children vs. parents whiffle ball
A La Carte Family Time involves a party for kids and parents or
a snorkeling excursion, a croquet tournament, bike rides, kayaking
and golf and tennis contests.
The camp program is in session May 20 to Sept. 22, when there is
a $150 credit per room on two-night stays and $200 on three-night
stays over major holidays. Funds from the credit can be applied to
offset the costs of the camp and other hotel activities.
Activities include Coconut Crew Interactive Camp, spa services,
food and beverage purchases, golf and tennis.
Holiday weekends include Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day;
there is a minimum three-night stay required.
The $150 and $200 credits are applied on Sunday to Wednesday
night bookings on rooms costing at least $199, or Thursday to
Sunday stays on rooms pegged at $249 or higher. Agents earn 10% pay
on the total room rate.
For information, call (888) BREAKERS or check the hotel's Web
site at www.thebreakers.com.