The beautiful city of Fort Lauderdale lies 23 miles from Miami on the Atlantic coast. Known as ‘Venice of America’ for its expansive canal system, romantic waterways, and the finest of dining options, Fort Lauderdale also has a number of legendary beaches. Here, we have mentioned some of the most popular beaches of Fort Lauderdale.
Conveniently located in the southern end of the city, Hallandale Beach is a perfect holiday getaway offering a range of outdoor recreational activities such as swimming, boating, and salt-water fishing. Famous ‘racinos’, namely Gulfstream Park Racing Casino and the famous Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center are also located on the beach. The prestigious Florida Derby is held here.
Hollywood Beach is a beauty in itself. Boasting miles of beautiful sandy stretches, the charming Boardwalk here is among the top 10 nostalgic boardwalks listed by ‘USA Today’. The beautiful beach offers countless avenues for seaside sports and entertainment such as pebble ball, live concerts, and festivals. Visitors can enjoy cuisines and delicacies on the beach at the famous restaurants and shacks.
Named after the famous fish Florida Pompano, the beach is a popular attraction. Due to the bend in the Gulf Stream, it enjoys the warmest and cleanest waters in South Florida. This beautiful paradise has soft milky-white sands that are perfect for sunbathing, while an offshore coral reef offers perfect opportunities for diving and snorkeling. The famed Pompano Seafood Festival and Fishing Rodeo are also held here.
A cove-like paradise, this vast and tranquil beach is simply perfect for couples and families alike. The beautiful beach offers opportunities for a wide variety of water sport excursions and other adventurous activities. A wide array of restaurants and shacks treat you to classic cuisines from across the world.
The Hillsboro Beach with its1907-era Hillsboro Lighthouse has lots of old-world charm along with captivating scenery. This pristinely isolated stretch of paradise is a perfect holiday destination in Fort Lauderdale. Visitors can see a charming 19th century stone statue of ‘Barefoot Mailman’ representing the mail man who walked from the Palm Beach through Broward Country to Miami delivering mails during the period of 1885 to1892.