In the last decade, luxury resorts have taken off, with a growing number of destinations offering everything from spa treatments to upscale lounges to upscale restaurants.
Some of these resort lifestyle community sites have become the norm for the vacationing lifestyle.
Others, like Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., have become increasingly popular with families and individuals looking for a more relaxed, urban feel.
Here are five of the best resort communities in the United States.
Palm Beach, Fla.