By Hitty Gale, a Gale Lyons Hitty
My recent road trip included a stay at the Palms Retro Hotel and a visit to Atlantic Beach. We got to the beach before sunrise but the local fishermen were there and had already caught the first fish of the day.
Sunrise at Atlantic Beach Florida
Hitty at Atlantic Beach Florida
The Palms Retro Hotel
28 Sherry Drive
Atlantic Beach, FL 32233
The Palms is a newly renovated 50’s era hotel with themed rooms and a beautifully landscaped courtyard. The hotel is just a short walk from the beach and the Atlantic Beach Town Center where you will find brick streets lined with palm trees and old-fashioned street lights. The unique boutique shops and restaurants have something for every budget.
Modern conveniences such as high speed WiFi, large flat screen TV, and remote controlled Hunter fan, are an added bonus to the delightful Dudes Room where we stayed.
The Dude's Room Palms Retro Hotel Atlantic Beach
This is a 50’s era hotel, however. The bathroom is not large and has only a shower and no vanity. A corner shelf is available for your toiletries and the linens are very nice—extra-large, soft bath towels. The hotel has no pool—but it’s just a short walk to the beach.
The Times Room, also known as the breakfast room, is just too cool! A continental breakfast is available from 7 a.m.until check-out time.
The Times Room, also known as the breakfast room
The Palms Retro is a reasonably priced and fun place to stay. I would rate it 5 Stars for atmosphere, cleanliness and service. For more information go to Palms Retro Hotel. For beautiful beaches, I recommend the beaches of Jacksonville and St Augustine.