You're in "Good Sands" on Fort Lauderdale's Sun-Kissed Beaches

  • Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood Beach

    "Retro Cool " Hollywood Beach

    Hollywood Beach is a classic Florida beach town that has delighted visitors since the 1920s. Bike, stroll, rollerblade or jog along its famous 2.5 mile Broadwalk, past funky beach houses, outdoor cafés and eateries, and restored retro hotels. Got Fido along on vacation? Hollywood Beach is the area’s favorite dog beach.

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale Beach

    Fort Lauderdale Beach, A True Classic

    This beach has it all–swaying palms, wide expanses of white sand, azure blue waters, and a brick-lined beachfront promenade fringed by tropical foliage.  With an average of 250 sunny days annually, you can enjoy this popular beach year-round.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Fort Lauderdale, Dania Beach

    Dania Beach, Lauderdale's Hidden Gem

    This pristine beach is home to some of the prettiest and least crowded stretches of ocean in the area. Start your day in the sun and surf, then walk along the impressive fishing pier to take in the panoramic views and dine on delectable local seafood caught fresh that day. Tour the quaint and charming Dania Beach village, with its historic art and antique district. 

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale, Expansive Shoreline

    From retro to chic, a Beach for Every Taste

    There’s a beach for every taste--from sophisticated to funky to “back-to-nature”--along Fort Lauderdale’s seemingly endless shoreline.

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale,  Iguana

    A Touch of Nature is Always Near

    Giant, gentle manatees meander through Fort Lauderdale’s intracoastal waterways. Sea turtles, pelicans and the lazy, sun-loving iguanas are part of the natural beauty of this area, and can be viewed while strolling through the city or on the boardwalks.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Fort Lauderdale, Hillsboro Beach

    Hillsboro Beach, A Quiet Escape

    Watch your step while treading on Hillsboro Beach’s golden sand, as it is the home for nesting sea turtles during the summer months.  The Hillsboro Lighthouse, built in 1907, is known for having the brightest light on the East Coast. This beach is perfect to unwind and relax.

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale, Shrimp Specialties

    Food, Glorious Food–Fresh from the Sea

    Of course you can find every menu under the sun in Fort Lauderdale, but the fresh seafood plucked right from the Atlantic is a local specialty.  Shrimp lovers will delight in the many ways this favorite crustacean can be prepared.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Fort Lauderdale, Deerfield Beach

    Deerfield Beach, Perfect Spot for Fun in the Sun

    This award-winning strand, located in Greater Fort Lauderdale, is famous for its cove-like beaches and family activities. A cable water ski park offers an exciting adventure where a system pulls you silently over smooth water without a boat.  For the less adventurous, fun beach activities include sandcastle building, volleyball, water sports, dining at local eateries or fishing off the dramatic Deerfield Beach Pier.

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale, Beach Umbrellas

    Enjoy a Peaceful, Easy Feeling on Fort Lauderdale's Shores

    The city’s beaches are so expansive, one never gets a feeling of being crowded. With plenty of soft white sand and swaying palms, you can enjoy a sense of privacy and peacefulness under colorful beach umbrellas. And they are great for people-watching too!

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Fort Lauderdale, Family Vacation Destination

    Beaches and Pools Offer Perfect Spot for Family Vacations

    Toddlers can learn how to swim in the hotel pools adjacent to the beach, while older kids can test the warm ocean waters. Fort Lauderdale is an ideal family vacation destination.
     

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale, Biking

    Biking's a Breeze on Fort Lauderdale's Boardwalks

    There is no better place for a long and scenic bike ride than on Fort Lauderdale’s palm and brick-lined boardwalks. Rental bikes are reasonable and easy to find along the beach route, even at the occasional kiosk on the boardwalk itself. So grab a bike, have a picnic, and take a snooze in the sun afterwards if the spirit moves you.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach

    Pompano Beach for Sports of All Sorts

    Pompano Beach has the reputation of being the beach for “sports of all sorts," from water activities, golf, fishing, and harness horseracing. Due to a bend in the Gulf Stream, the waters off this beach are some of the clearest and warmest along South Florida. The pompano fish, which gives the city its name, is considered a seafood delicacy.

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Fort Lauderdale, Las Olas Boulevard

    Las Olas Boulevard Offers a True "Beach Chic" Experience

    Fort Lauderdale Beach served for many decades as a spring break student mecca, but now boasts the reputation of being a decidedly “beach chic” destination. Luxury hotels line the main thoroughfare, as do restored mid-century hotel properties that add a retro feel to the area. Las Olas Boulevard is renowned for its casually chic shopping and eclectic dining scene. Fort Lauderdale celebrated its Centennial in 2011.

    Photo courtesy of Joanne DiBona

  • Fort Lauderdale, Hallendale Beach

    Hallandale Beach, Home of the "Sport of Kings"

    Fort Lauderdale’s southernmost beach, Hallandale Beach, not only offers pristine beaches in a natural setting, it is the home of two race tracks/casinos, Gulfstream Park and the Mardi Gras Casino. When you’re not trying your luck at the track, you can enjoy golf, water sports, salt-water fishing and sizzling nightlife.

    Photo courtesy of Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

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