Clear Blue Seas and Sparkling Sands Await Palm Beach Vacationers

Florida is one of the top travel destinations in the country, especially for those who intend to soak up the rays and take a dip in the warm blue ocean. The Palm Beach/West Palm Beach area has beautiful public beaches that attract visitors and locals alike no matter the season. The following list is a mixture of the no frills beaches that rely on simply the sun the sand as well as the beach parks with running trails and playgrounds.

When it comes to a family day on the beach, nothing could be more important than children entertainment and safety. Lake Worth Beach is a great option for families thanks to the lifeguards on duty daily and the large playground right off the beach. There is also ample parking and restrooms, as well as several dining options all within a quick walk from the shoreline.

For those looking for more of a party, Peanut Island is a nice spot to getaway to for the day. With a walking trail around the island and lots of snorkeling spots, it’s easy to remain entertained. The list below has eight more public beaches, so there is sure to be one perfect for your next adventure under the sun. 



The public beach in Lake Worth has a lot to offer for the surfers, fisherman, and beach goers alike. The Municipal Pier stretches out into the Atlantic and is great for dropping a line in the water or catching views of the sunset. With cabana...  Read More

Delray Beach


Gulfstream Park in Delray Beach is a hidden gem of beachfront, perfect for the explorer that would rather stay away from the large crowds. The park's namesake comes from the nearby current, so snorkeling has the potential to bring in some...  Read More

Northern Cities


Ocean Reef Park is a must stop for anyone interested in snorkeling or free diving in a lifeguarded area protected from passing boats. The reef is very close to the beach and can be seen even at high tide, making it great for beginners who may be...  Read More

Boynton Beach


Located within walking distance of downtown Boynton Beach, the Boynton Beach Oceanfront Park is serene environment near some great amenities. The park itself boasts a spacious beach and boardwalk, as well as parking onsite and lots of shady...  Read More

Palm Beach


Palm Beach is known for its opulence and beauty and so it's great to find adventures on the island that can be enjoyed by everyone, regardless of the budget. It's no secret that the beaches here are beautiful and a great way to spend the day but...  Read More

Palm Beach


Peanut Island is small man-made island in the Lake Worth inlet, close to the separation point between Signer Island and Palm Beach. The island houses a park for camping, fishing, snorkeling and other recreational activities. The 79 acre land...  Read More



Juno Beach is in northern Palm Beach County and is the best dog-friendly beach in the area. With miles of beach access, it isn't hard to spread out a little and have an ideal beach day. With separate areas for fishing, swimming, and surfing,...  Read More



At Carlin Park in Jupiter, there is so much more going on than just relaxing by the shoreline. Known for its expanse and free parking by locals, the beach park comes with a walking course and several pavilions. Taking a stroll on the walking...  Read More

John D. MacArthur Beach State Park


Given Florida's rapid growth and tendency towards commercialization, it's unusual to catch glimpses of its undeveloped splendor. Thankfully, this park preserves a slice of the original, pristine beauty that first drew people to its shores....  Read More

Delray Beach


Visit Delray Beach once and you'll see that the area has so much to offer that it's already time to plan your next trip. The beaches are incredible as is the downtown, shopping and nightlife scene. Window shop on Atlantic Avenue and then head...  Read More


Meet Kristopher Neild

Kris is a South Florida resident, living close to the coast in West Palm Beach. The area lets him delve into his vices - beaching, bar-hopping and baseball. Besides writing about travel &...  More About Kristopher