Fort Lauderdale Beach is just one of many in the area, each with their own charm and set of activities to enjoy. Here’s a rundown of all Fort Lauderdale area beaches and what they are most known for!
Dania Beach – Located just south of Fort Lauderdale and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Fishing pier with a Quarterdeck restaurant on the pier. daniabeachfl.gov
Deerfield Beach – Know for its open air dining restaurants including some with a view of the sand and beach, shops and bars with a charming beachside vibe – All within close proximity and in a pedestrian friendly setup . Enjoy people watching, beach volleyball and fishing from the Deerfield Pier. deerfield-beach.com
Fort Lauderdale Beach – Known for 7 miles of pristine sand beaches lined with palm trees and the iconic white wavy beach wall. Packed with restaurants, bars and shops .. This is typically the most hustling and bustling beach in the Fort Lauderdale area. For a complete neighborhood by neighborhood tour of Fort Lauderdale Beach, click here. fortlauderdale.gov
Hallandale Beach – Located just south of Hollywood, home to South City Beach Park and North City Beach Park. Combined, they feature a children’s park, sand volleyball, bocce courts and of course the world-famous Beach Ball Water Tower designed by local artist Jim Weinberg.
Hillsboro Beach – Spanning just 3 miles, this relaxing stretch of beach can be accessed by the one road running through town, Hillsboro Mile. Explore the historic Hillsboro Lighthouse dating back to 1907 and enjoy watching boats passing through the Hillsboro Inlet. townofhillsborobeach.com
Hollywood Beach – Located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Features a unique oceanfront promenade called the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk. It stretches 2.5 miles along the beach and is a destination for joggers, rollerbladers, bicyclists and patrons of the countless outdoor dining cafes and shops. floridashollywood.org
Lauderdale By The Sea – Small seaside town with an Old Florida charm, just north of Fort Lauderdale. Known for its beach village vibe with live music and Anglin’s Fishing Pier. The Town’s motto = “Relax…You’re Here.” lbtsevents.com
Pompano Beach – Known for its beaches, marinas, offshore coral reefs, shipwrecks and diving sites. The historic Hillsboro Lighthouse stands guard at the Hillsboro inlet which serves as a landmark for mariners entering/exiting the Intracoastal Waterway. pompanobeachfl.gov
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