Palm Beach Area

Palm Beach Area Travel Guide

The best shopping, though, is hidden in the misleadingly named courtyard, Via Mizner, where Bottega Veneta honcho Tomas Maier has a branch of his deluxe concept shop.

A jumble of Disney detritus, MouseSurplus is a hodgepodge of outdated flatware, fiberglass characters from old window treatments, obsolete ride vehicles, and towels embroidered with characters from Alice in Wonderland. Much of it is junk, but there’s the odd find, too, such as an actual

Insider clout: Johnston sends clients to the Antisana Reserve, in central Ecuador, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience: seeing condors in the wild. Years as agent: 16. Specialties: Ecuador, Kenya. Consulting Fee: None.

The L.A. Dodgers hold their spring-training session here in March.

Hike up to the aqua-blue lakes on Poas Volcano and visit the Butterfly Farm, home to hundreds of Blue Morpho butterflies.

Mediums and psychics populate this 57-acre self-titled “spiritualist camp” founded in 1894 to give safe haven to followers of the spiritualist movement.