Nearby West Palm Beach Beaches
Plan a Sun-Kissed Getaway
With year-round warm weather and some of the best beaches and waterways within easy reach, including the famous Intracoastal Waterway, West Palm Beach is an outdoor adventurer's paradise. Visit some of the best West Palm Beach beaches throughout your stay or consider a cruise or eco-tour. Learn more about nearby water activities below, including some of the best local boat rentals, and start planning your Florida beach vacation today.
Beaches and Waterways
Blowing Rocks Preserve
Protected within this 73-acre area on Jupiter Island are plants native to beachfront dunes, mangrove swamps, and tropical hardwood forests. Take two short walking trails on the Intracoastal side of the preserve and explore the education center and a butterfly garden.
Delray Municipal Beach
Close to a collection of restaurants and bars, Delray Municipal Beach is a great place to relax under an umbrella or jump into the water and play. The beach also provides volleyball nets and a kiosk with surf lessons and snorkeling trips to the 1903 SS Inchulva shipwreck, just half a mile offshore.
John D. MacArthur Beach State Park
Covering two miles of beach and a lush subtropical coastal habitat away from the crowds, inside John D. MacArthur Beach State Park you'll find a pristine place for kayaking, snorkeling, bird-watching, fishing and even hiking.
Head to one of the pet-friendliest spots in Palm Beach, where dogs can frolic off their leashes on the sand or go for a swim with you. There are two-and-a-half miles of beachfront to explore together.
Sebastian Inlet State Park
This 1,000-acre park is one of the Florida park system's best, mainly because of the inlet's incredible fishing opportunities. Visit any time of day or night, as the gates never close.
Town of Palm Beach Municipal Beach
One of Palm Beach's two beautiful public beaches, Palm Beach Municipal Beach is kept seaweed-free by the town. Best for swimming and sunsets, it is one of the most central and longest lifeguarded stretches. Be sure to stop in at one of the many casual eateries nearby.
Palm Beach Yacht Center
Discover one of the most complete full-service yachting centers on the East coast of South Florida at Palm Beach Yacht Center, featuring new, ultra-modern docks with great location. Conveniently located in South Palm Beach County on the Intracoastal Waterway, between markers 44 and 42, Palm Beach Yacht Center and marina has in and out rack storage for boats from 15' to 38'. The three-acre building offers guests the protection from the elements when they are not using their boats. Call (561) 588-9911 for more information.
Palm Beach Harbor Marina
The only marina located in downtown West Palm Beach, Palm Beach Harbor Marina features over 200 slips for yachts ranging from 50'-200'. Their state-of-the-art Marinetek® concrete floating dock system with ample single and three-phase power, is artfully complemented by a friendly staff and a diverse array of amenities. Thoughtfully designed and serviced, the world-class Palm Harbor Marina facility and its dedicated staff are enthusiastic about helping you make the most of your visit to the Palm Beaches and South Florida. Call (561) 655-4757 for more information.
Port of West Palm Beach
The Port of Palm Beach is the fourth busiest container port of Florida’s 14 deepwater ports and is also the 18th busiest container port in the United States. The 162-acre, full-service port handles a wide range of cargos and unlike most ports in the country, the Port of Palm Beach is primarily an export port, with approximately 80% of its cargo being exported all over the world. The Port of Palm Beach supplies 60% of everything consumed in the Bahamas and is an important lifeline to the rest of the Caribbean. Call (561) 383-4100 to learn more.
Boating enthusiasts who visit Rybovich will discover superyacht slips up to 100 meters (330 feet), unlimited air draft ocean access; vessel draft up to 5 meter (17 feet), an in-house tug fleet, robust shore power and in-slip fueling and a crew campus with complimentary Wi-Fi, concierge services, a restaurant, fitness center, swimming pool and a lounge facility. Call (561) 627-9168 for more information.
Adventure Water Sports
This one-of-a-kind charter service located on Singer Island offers a large variety of boating charters, including everything from wakeboarding to water skiing to relaxing cruises all of the waterways of South Florida. Call (772) 333-7723 for more info.
Lots of Yachts Lots of Spots
Lots of Yachts features a private yacht share program for 5, 10, 15, or 20 hours with crew and dockage. Purchase blocks of time and design your own itinerary for the ultimate in luxury and freedom. Call (561) 242-4753 for more info.
Delray Yacht Cruises
Delray Yacht Cruises offers year-round Sightseeing Cruises & Private Charters on the Lady Atlantic and Lady Delray. Public cruises depart from Atlantic Avenue in downtown Delray Beach with private charters available throughout Palm Beach. Call (561) 243-0686 to learn more.