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Diner's Choice 2019

Private Restaurant Events

Expect top-notch events with sustainably sourced fare when you plan your next private dining event with us. For gatherings of all sorts up to 40 persons, Essensia’s semi-private venues and group menus will satisfy all tastes. In addition to our restaurant and lounge spaces, The Palms can accommodate events of up to 200 persons in our garden venues and ballrooms.

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Essensia Restaurant Terrace

Up to 25 guests

Overlooking the al fresco Poolside Terrace, this covered veranda terrace is perfect for intimate gatherings with a view.

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Essensia Poolside Terrace

Up to 60 guests

In the midst of tropical gardens surrounded by colorful orchids and palms, this umbrella-clad, poolside terrace provides a venue for lunches and dinner parties.

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Essensia Lounge Terrace

Up to 60 guests

Cocktail receptions become the South Beach magic hour of your dreams on this covered terrace, complete with rattan seating and colorful cushion

Large Private Events

40 guest and more

Up to 220 Guests
From the sunlit Royal Palm Ballroom to the colonial-style Gazebo, these large event spaces offer expansive elegance designed for grand gatherings.

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