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The name of the resort means "sea to lake" in Spanish. John Raedle/Getty Images

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It spans the entire width of the island Palm Beach is located on, stretching from the Atlantic Ocean to the Intracoastal Waterway.

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President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort fronts the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Intracoastal Waterway to the west. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

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Donald Trump Jr. and Vanessa Trump during their Mar-A-Lago wedding on November 12, 2005. Evan Agostini/Getty Images

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Today, it serves as the Trump family's opulent playground, but is also open to people who purchase a membership at the club.


Trump at the Mar-a-Largo Club, where there's a polo ground. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images

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Back in the 1990s, memberships cost $50,000, but they soared to $200,000 after Trump's election.

Guests attend a Mar-a-Lago party with more than 800 guests on January 18, 2018, which was a celebration of President Trump holding the nation's top office for one year. Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

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Guests gather for a New Year's Eve gala hosted by President Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. AP Photo/Evan Vucci

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Members can access the club's pools, beaches, dining halls, and private rooms. They can also rent out the resort for events like weddings, bar mitzvahs, and charity galas.

Guests gather for an opulent event at Mar-a-Lago. Julie Zeveloff/Business Insider

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Trump has also used it to host numerous campaign events and publicity events, like the one pictured below, which was held in Mar-a-Lago's giant ballroom.

The Trumps gather for a 2016 campaign event. Getty/Win McNamee

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For most people, access to the club stops at its gated entrance.

The gate to Mar-a-Lago. Alan Diaz/AP

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Those who do make it inside are treated to a detailed portico that leads into the main building, which features neo-Gothic and Andalusian accents.

Trump stands next to the ornate entryway into Mar-a-Lago's quarters for living and socializing. Evan Vucci/AP

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Once inside, ornate decor reminiscent of European palaces accompanies pricey antique furniture. The club's main living room features high ceilings and gold-plated designs over every wall.

Trump speaks with members of the armed forces on Thanksgiving 2017. Alex Brandon/AP

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Here, the president and first lady Melania Trump used the cavernous library to make calls to children on Christmas Eve in 2017.

Donald and Melania Trump at Mar-a-Lago on Christmas Eve in 2017. Carolyn Kaster/AP

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Not all of the rooms are so lavish. This interior room is where Trump gathered with his advisers to order 2017's missile strikes in Syria in response to what the US said were President Bashar al-Assad's chemical attacks on his own people.

President Donald Trump gathers with his team to order Syria missile strikes on Apr. 7, 2017. White House Press Secretary

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Trump has also hosted world leaders at the resort, including Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump greet Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and wife Akie Abe as they arrive for dinner at Mar-a-Lago in 2018. MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images

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In February 2017, Trump got into a bit of hot water when he discussed national security details with Abe in full view of the resort's other guests.

A photo of the night Abe visited Mar-a-Lago that Richard DeAgazio posted to his Facebook page. Screenshot/Facebook

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Trump used Mar-a-Lago's luxurious interior to full effect when Xi visited the complex. As usual at Mar-a-Lago, bouquets were everywhere. Reports later found that such flowers cost the US government $6,000 — with the entire visit totaling more than $35,000.

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Trump (center left) with Xi Jinping (center right), their wives, and aides. Alex Brandon/AP

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In 2018, Trump also welcomed the Chinese president's delegation in a royal neo-Baroque hall at Mar-a-Lago.

Trump welcomes Chinese dignitaries at one of Mar-a-Lago's dining rooms. Alex Brandon/AP

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A place setting at Mar-a-Lago for a dinner with Trump and Xi Jinping of China. Alex Brandon/AP

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The meal served at President Donald Trump's party celebrating one year in office. Held on January 18, 2018, it was a lavish celebration with more than 800 guests. Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

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