Ft Lauderdale has some of the best beaches in the world. If you are looking for a beach where you can sit back and let the sand run through your toes, or if the adventure of catching a wave is what gets your heart pounding the beaches of Ft Lauderdale are not going to disappoint you.
For a family-friendly beach, Deerfield Beach is a favorite. There are nine lifeguards on duty 365 days a year from 9 am – 5 pm. Alcohol is not allowed on the beach and either is any glass containers, making this beach safe for little ones in bare feet. Surfing and bodyboards are permitting put only in certain areas of the beach, and the same goes for any ball or Frisbee games.
Dania Beach may be one of the least crowded beaches but it has some of the most magnificent scenery in the area. If visiting this beach you will need to eat at the Dania Beach Bar and Grill. Eat right on the pier with water as far as the eye can see. The high rises behind you remind you how close you really are to the city from your little piece of paradise.
Visit Hollywood Beach, this beach boast 7 miles of beautiful sandy beaches, 2.5 miles of paved trail, an array of restaurants from casual burger, and pizza joints to international cuisine. The boardwalk is a great place to eat as it allows for some of the best people-watching around. The locals rave about Josh’s Organic Garden which opens onto the boardwalk every Sunday which is a great place to stock up on picnic-ready items. The coral reefs in the area allow you to get close up with nature as you snorkel through the reefs looking for local residents. The Hollywood Beach Theatre has live music 5 nights a week, but watch out for the turtles, if you are lucky you may be able to watch the sea turtles hatch right on the beach.
Fort Lauderdale Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches around, the turquoise water and the palm trees that sway in the wind who could ask for more. But there is more, cute boutiques, quaint restaurants, and a water sport for everyone.
For more must-see beaches, make sure to check out our article on Top 5 Must See Beaches.