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A Romantic Haven: Unraveling the Enchanting Story of the Don CeSar Hotel


The Famous Don Cesar Hotel

Hey there, wanderlust souls! Today, I'm thrilled to take you on a journey back in time to discover the rich history and allure of one of Florida's most enchanting treasures – the Don Cesar. Nestled in the heart of St. Pete Beach, this legendary Pink Palace has been captivating hearts for nearly a century, making it the ultimate choice for a honeymoon, anniversary trip, or a romantic escapade.


A Stroll Through Time

The Don Cesar in the Early Years

Stepping into the Don Cesar is like stepping into a timeless tale of elegance and romance. Built in 1928, this Mediterranean-style masterpiece was designed to be the playground of the rich and famous, a place where lavish parties and endless luxury intertwined. As the years passed, the Don Cesar witnessed the ebb and flow of history, hosting famous faces, serving as a military hospital during World War II, and eventually transforming into the luxury hotel it is today.


A Pink Paradise


entrance to the Don Cesar

Oh, let's not forget that iconic pink hue! The Don Cesar's distinctive color has earned it the moniker "Pink Palace" and rightfully so. Historians believe Thomas J. Rowe, the builder of the Don Cesar, was influenced by the cottages he remembered from his youth. As a visitor to Ireland, he saw the many cottages made of rosy lime mixed with mortar. Rowe referred to his hotel’s color as “rouge.” This rosy facade is an invitation to a world where sunsets paint the sky in breathtaking hues, and love stories come to life against a backdrop of shimmering sands and the turquoise waters of St. Pete Beach.


Romance at Every Turn

Foyer of the Don Cesar Hotel

From the moment you step foot inside the Don Cesar, romance takes center stage. The elegant decor, soft lighting, and meticulous attention to detail set the stage for an unforgettable experience. Picture yourself strolling hand in hand along the pristine shores, savoring exquisite dining experiences with your loved one, and toasting to magical sunsets from your private balcony. Today, the Don Cesar features well-appointed rooms ranging from rooms with either city or beach views and a variety of suites, their largest suite boasts two floors of luxury, complete with three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, and a stunning private balcony.


Amenities that Whisper Sweet Nothings


Spa at the Don Cesar

This Pink Palace boasts an array of amenities that whisper sweet nothings to couples seeking a romantic escape. Unwind by the poolside cabanas,cooling off in one of the two pools, lay out on the private beach, indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments, or savor a romantic candlelit dinner under the stars. Trust me, The Don Cesar knows how to set the mood for love.


Explore the Charms of St. Pete Beach


boat tour after dark st. petersburg

Beyond the enchanting walls of the Don Cesar lies a world of wonders waiting to be explored. St. Pete Beach, known for its pristine white sands and gentle waves, offers the perfect canvas for beachfront romance. Take a leisurely stroll along the shoreline, embark on a sunset cruise,dine at one of the many waterfront restaurants in St. Pete Beach, grab an ice cream cone at Larry's Old Fashioned Ice Cream & Gelato or simply relish the company of your significant other as you enjoy the ocean breeze.


Cherish Every Moment


Romance on the beach

Whether you're celebrating your love on a honeymoon, marking an anniversary milestone, or simply seeking a romantic getaway, the Don Cesar holds the key to cherishing every moment. The iconic Pink Palace is more than just a luxurious hotel; it's a timeless sanctuary where love blossoms and memories are etched in the sands of time. So, my fellow travelers, if you're ready to write your own love story against the backdrop of a Pink Palace by the sea, the Don Cesar beckons you to embark on the romantic journey of a lifetime. Let us whisk you away to this mesmerizing haven, where love knows no bounds, and dreams become reality. Contact us now, and let the enchantment begin!

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