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8 Things You Never Knew About Boca West

Posted on: June 7, 2023 | Read Time: 8 minutes

Located just minutes from Downtown Boca Raton, Boca West Country Club has broken the stereotypical mold of what “country club” means. The private club community is a trailblazer in the industry, exceeding expectations with innovative amenities, a thriving social calendar, and top-notch service. Boca West has received numerous accolades for being at the top of its game, including the Nation’s #1 Private Residential Country Club Lifestyle. But what makes Boca West so special? Let’s take a closer look.

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1. $45 Million Club Expansion Opens This Fall

Boca West’s $45 million expansion to the Lifestyle & Racquet Center is taking country club living to a whole new level, and all without any Member assessments. The Racquet Center renovations have already been completed, with 27 Har-Tru tennis courts and 14 pickleball courts now in play. The Aquatics Center will include five pools, two activity lawns, and a multipurpose event space. At the core, the Lifestyle & Racquet Center building includes an extravagant, two-story lobby, multiple rooftop terraces, game rooms, new restaurants and an updated billiards room. The new Fitness & Wellness Center will provide several movement studios, and state-of-the-art technology for Spin, aerobics, Pilates, and core training. With on-site personal trainers and physical therapists, Members can enjoy cutting-edge, evidence-based therapy without having to leave the community. Finally, a Spa Garden will have an outdoor wet area with relaxing water features, lounge chairs, and cabanas to enjoy before or after treatments.

Private Club Community, Boca West Members dining

2. 10 On-Site Dining Venues Create a Palate Paradise

With 10 on-site dining venues to choose from, Boca West Members don’t have to go anywhere else to enjoy the best meals in town. Prime Cut is recognized for its USDA prime steak, farm fresh produce, a selection of 18,000 global wines, and avant-garde meal presentations. For a quick and lively option, Mr. D’s 19th Hole and Drive Suites offers hors d’oeuvres and a happy hour. Catch the latest games at Grand Central, a metropolitan-inspired casual sports bar with a full circular bar, 42 TVs, a circular bar, and a variety of family-favorite cuisines. The Living Room serves as a cultivated spot for cocktails and live music, while Panache provides elevated buffet-style dining overlooking the championship golf courses. Boca West even has its own mobile dining experience, Roadside Cravings, that travels throughout the community. As if that wasn’t enough options, the expansion of the Lifestyle & Racquet Center will soon introduce four new venues – a grab-and-go café named Market Square, alfresco dining at Cabana Bar & Grill, Blue Point, a coastally inspired restaurant, and Aria Bar & Rooftop, a place for handcrafted cocktails, light bites, and nightly entertainment under the stars.

Aerial of the Boca West Golf Course - Private Club Community

3. 72 Holes of Championship Golf and Innovative Drive Suites

Boca West has had the influence of great golf legends including Arnold Palmer, Jim Fazio, and Pete Dye in its own backyards. These three golf greats architecturally designed four championship golf courses at Boca West. Strategically placed bunkers and rolling fairways that wind their way through the natural Florida landscape provide golfers of all skill levels with a fast and fun yet challenging golf experience. Boca West was also the first Club in North America to host a high-tech golf driving range. Mr. D’s 19th Hole and Drive Suites feature In-Range radar sensor technology, allowing Members to track the flight of the ball from the bay the ball was hit, and then relay the data back to the bay’s internet-based device. Add to that a four-acre short game area and driving range with 50 tees and comes as no surprise that Boca West is regarded as a golfing paradise.

Aquatic Event at Boca West Country Club

4. Mind-Blowing Events That Captivate All the Senses

With over 600 social events every year, there’s never a dull moment at Boca West. From showstopping holiday activities and the annual Carnival to wine dinners and big-name live entertainment, the events are talked about for years to come. Among the highlights are the season openers that transport Members to another world. Aquatica started the 2022 season by immersing residents in an underwater oasis. Members indulged in a bountiful menu of seafood delicacies, a mouth-watering carving station, and two entire rooms of deserts. Breathtaking ocean décor, dazzling performers dressed as timeless ocean legends and live entertainment created a truly memorable night. The annual Tanglewood concert is another popular event, where Members danced under the stars to live music from Lynn University Philharmonia Program. To end the night in pure Boca West fashion, a spectacular fireworks display illuminated the night sky.

Pickleball Courts at Boca West Country Club

5. World-Class Tennis & Pickleball Facilities

With 27 Har-Tru Hydro tennis courts and 14 pickleball courts, Boca West offers endless recreational options for both amateurs and athletes alike. A recipient of the USTA Outstanding Facilities Award, the Racquet Center has become a renowned training ground for top tennis professionals worldwide. Boca West also has a partnership with the esteemed Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, known for developing champions at the highest level of the sport. For those taking their first swing on the courts, a full team of USPTA-certified professionals leads private and group lessons, tournaments, clinics, and more. Regularly scheduled singles and doubles games, along with free play and practice sessions, ensure Members have plenty of opportunities to enjoy the sport.

Boca West Country Club Spa

6. Rejuvenating Spa — a Golf Cart Ride Away

Inspired by the finest European resorts, the Boca West Spa transports Members into total serenity. Just a golf cart ride away, Members can escape the hectic pace of daily life with a team of highly skilled technicians offering a wide array of services within 23 themed treatment rooms. The separate men’s and women’s wet areas are Roman in design, where oversized pools are fitted with whirlpool jets and waterfalls that accentuate water’s peaceful power. A full-service salon and a barber shop also provide pampering from head to toe, including custom hair designs, manicures and pedicures, cosmetic consultations, and more.

Boca West Entry Gate

7. Safety and Peace of Mind Are a Top Priority

Boca West also places a high priority on personal tranquility, providing residents with unparalleled peace of mind while they enjoy the best of Florida country club. On-site security oversees the 24/7 manned gated entry and ensures constant surveillance of the neighborhoods. Additionally, an on-site emergency ambulance stationed at the Master’s Association office guarantees prompt medical response if needed. Boca West is renowned for its convenient lock-and-leave lifestyle, where year-round maintenance is diligently managed by the community. This allows residents the freedom to travel with ease, confident their homes are in safe hands during their absence.

Family Events at Boca West Country Club

8. Boca West Spoils Families of All Shapes & Sizes

No other country club caters to kids like Boca West does. While the grownups attend golf outings, a game of cards, or other special events, the kids can enjoy parties and programs of their own. Boca West kids have as much fun as adults, with character breakfasts, face painting, holiday dinners, fishing tournaments, and more designed specifically for them. Golf and tennis clinics keep children active during their school breaks, while Grandparents/ Grandchildren Tournaments allow Members to share their love of golf with their family. The new Lifestyle & Racquet Center will also include a kids’ pool with a splash pad for children to have their own fun. After all, kids are Members, too!

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A Coveted Address in the Heart of Boca Raton

With lush landscapes, beautiful beaches, a strong arts community, and world-class entertainment, Boca Raton is a popular second home destination that truly has it all. Residents are less than 10 minutes from downtown, and 20 minutes from Mizner Park, where top-rated restaurants, designer shopping, and a wide array of community events ensure there is never a shortage of activity. Travel is also seamless in and out of the area with Palm Beach International and Fort Lauderdale Airports as well as the nearby private FBO at the Boca Raton Airport.

55 unique neighborhoods provide a renowned lock-and-leave lifestyle with a high priority on safety and convenience. From low-maintenance villas and lavish condominiums to spacious single-family homes, 3,500 homes provide a style to match every taste, size, and price point. Newly renovated residences with designer features and finishes are also available through Boca West Realty’s Renovator Program.

The on-site experts at Boca West Realty are ready to help homebuyers find their perfect home as soon as they hit the market. To be among the first to learn about new listings, register your interest at Boca West Realty’s new Welcome Sales Center is open daily, located just outside the community’s Glades Road entrance. Contact Boca West Realty at 561.665.5855 to schedule a private Club tour or stop by for a real estate preview today.

Updated June 2023