Boca Beach Club and the legendary Boca Raton Resort & Club have achieved monumental longevity and recognition. Discover the culture and illustrious history of Addison Mizner’s architecturally beautiful playground.
Sprawled across 356 acres of enchanted South Florida real estate, Boca Raton Resort & Club Resort offers fresh and modern amenities, and embraces the purpose and design of the original vision of renowned architect, Addison Mizner. The Boca Raton Resort and Club took form in 1926 with the opening of the Mediterranean-style Cloister Inn. The Cloister Inn became a home to Mizner and his pet monkey Johnnie Brown, as well as a top destination among glamorous guests.
Nowadays the Resort has expanded to include an acclaimed spa, two championship golf courses, a tennis school, an expansive beach, a luxury marina and five distinctive accommodation settings. Guests are welcome to discover the unique historic and architectural heritage of this legendary luxury hotel. Enjoy a key lime cooler and a fascinating guided tour of the hotel provided by the Boca Raton Historical Society.
Boca Raton Resort & Club is also home to the unique Baker Sponder Gallery, located at the Cloister Lobby. This gallery houses a major sculpture program and presents museum-quality works for acquisition. Meet at the Baker Sponder Gallery for a 45-minute tour or discover a variety of sculptures throughout the Resort grounds including work by renowned artists Lynn Chadwick, Bill Barrett, Aurora Canero, Peter Busby, Rob Lorenson, Philip Grausman, Fernando Botero and Boaz Vaadia.
History Tour of the Resort
This walking tour of Boca Raton Resort & Club is available every first and third Tuesday of the month at 2:00 pm. This tour is provided by the Boca Raton Historical Society and reservations are required through the Historical Society.
Baker Sponder Gallery Tour
The Baker Sponder Gallery tour lasts for 45 minutes and offers the history of the artwork and the artists' lives. Sculpture Tours meet at the Cloister Lobby and are available on Mondays at 5:00 pm and Thursdays at 10:00 am, or by appointment.