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Delray Beach and south Florida offer the visitor a full range of amenities and, of course, the incomparable beauty of miles and miles of well-groomed, easily accessible beaches.

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Richwagen’s Bike Rental
32 SE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach
561-243-2453

 

Delray Equestrian Center
14830 Smith Sundy Road
Delray Beach 33446
(561) 495-4701
www.delrayequestriancenter.com

 

Puttin’ Around Delray
350 NE 5th Avenue
Delray Beach 33483

 

Regal Delray Beach 18
1660 S. Federal Hwy.
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 272-0510
www.fandango.com/regaldelraybeach18

 

Delray Beach Golf Club & Restaurant
2200 Highland Avenue
Delray Beach, Florida 33445
243-7380
www.jcdsportsgroup.com

 

Delray Swim & Tennis Club
2350 Jaeger Drive
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 243-7058
www.mydelraybeach.com

 

Delray Beach Golf Club
2200 Highland Avenue
Delray Beach 33445
(561) 243-7385
www.delraybeachgolfclub.com

 

Delray Beach Tennis Center
201 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 243-7360
www.delraytennis.com

 

Segway Tours of Delray Beach
162 NE 2nd Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561.243.4721
info@segwaytoursofdelray.com
www.segwaytoursofdelray.com

 

Delray Yacht Cruises
Departs from Veterans Park (at the Intracoastal Waterway)
801 E. Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach 33483
(561) 243-0686
www.delraybeachcruises.com

 

Cloud 9 Helicopters, LLC.
11610 Aviation Blvd,
Suite B1-B3
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Phone: 561.799.3636
http://cloud9helicopters.com

 

Delray Boat Club
777 Palm Trail
Delray Beach 33483
(561) 865-7797
www.delrayboatclub.com

 

While visiting Delray Beach we certainly suggest a visit to the beach.  Delray Beach boasts over two miles of wide sandy beach for all to enjoy.  Delray Beach is one of only a few Cities where the main downtown street ends right at the ocean!  Whether interested is relaxing in the sun, participating in the many water sports available or walking the area, you are sure to enjoy!

 

Beach Chair Rentals

No need to bring your own chairs, there are plenty of beach chair, cabana, umbrella and lounge chair rentals available for hourly or daily use.  Oceanside Beach Service www.beachservice.com

 

Beach Conditions

To hear a recorded report of conditions, please call 561-272-3224.

 

Blue Waves Beach Award

The Blue Wave Award is given by the Clean Beaches Council, a not-for-profit organization devoted to increasing public awareness and volunteer participation in beach sustainability.

Beaches are rated on their water quality, cleanliness, safety, services and maintenance, conservation efforts, warning and information systems and management of erosion.

 

Lifeguards

Delray Municipal Beach and Atlantic Dunes Park are lifeguard supervised from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, 365 days per year

 

Ocean Rescue

The Ocean Rescue Division is located at 340 South Ocean Blvd. (A1A), (561) 243-7352 and directed by the Parks and Recreation Department in supervising public safety at the Municipal Beach and Atlantic Dunes Park.

The lifeguard staff is continuously training to maintain and develop their ocean rescue and basic life support skills. This is part of an ongoing certification process to insure their proficiency. Ocean Rescue Officers are licensed Emergency Medical Technicians. The entire staff has demonstrated a commitment to excellence and service receiving numerous awards for their professional achievement from the USLA, the Florida Beach Patrol Chiefs Association, and the Emergency Medicine Foundation.

 

Ocean Safety

Ocean Safety Awareness Classes are scheduled upon request at your location or the Ocean Rescue Headquarters. The class covers ocean safety information about rip currents, man-o-war jellyfish, lightning / severe weather, marine life, and  other beach related topics.

For more information or to make arrangements, please contact Jane Foster at the Ocean Rescue Headquarters at (561) 243-7352.

 

Surf Chairs

Two Surf Chairs are available for the physically challenged to enjoy the beach.  The chairs allow for mobility on the sand and are available from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm at the following lifeguard towers: South 1, located at A1A and Atlantic Avenue and Atlantic Dunes Park, located on A1A just one block north of Linton Blvd.

The use of the surf chair is free of charge but there is a two (2) hour time limitation.  Use of the chair is on a first-come, first-serve basis, and be accompanied by a companion who is able to assist the user.

 

Beach Warning Flag Meanings

GREEN FLAG – Low Hazard: Conditions are calm; normal care and caution should be exercised.
YELLOW FLAG – Moderately Hazardous Conditions: Moderate currents and/or surf are present; use extra care.
RED FLAG – Very Hazardous Conditions: Rough surf and/or strong currents exist; swimmers are strongly discouraged from entering the water.
DOUBLE-RED FLAG – Closed to the Public: The water and/or beach are closed to the public due to severe currents and/or surf, water pollution, the threat of lightning, or the presence of predatory fish.
PURPLE FLAG – Marine Pests: Jellyfish, man-of-wars, and/or sea lice are present. This flag may be flown along with any of the other flags.

 

Beach Parks / Parking

The Municipal Beach has five parks with parking areas for automobiles in addition to parallel parking along Ocean Blvd.  Sarah Gleason Park is named for a visionary local landowner, who in 1871, sold the land along the ocean with deed restrictions identifying what is now the municipal beach. Sandoway Park and the Ingraham residents parking lot, Anchor Park, and municipal parking just north of Atlantic Ave. adjacent to the Marriott Hotel provide 400 parking spaces. The Ocean Rescue Division Headquarters is also located in Anchor Park.  Atlantic Dunes Park provides an additional 114 parking spaces for beach-goers.  Reasonably priced Beach Parking Permits are available that cover a one year period from October 1 through September 30.

 

Anchor Park

Located at 340 S. Ocean Boulevard, Anchor Park is the home of the Ocean Rescue Division Headquarters. Metered parking, public restrooms, playground, outside showers, and picnic tables with barbecue grills are available to the public.  Anchor Park is opened 8:00AM to Dusk.

 

Atlantic Dunes Park

Atlantic Dunes Park is located at 1605 S. Ocean Boulevard and is lifeguard supervised by the Ocean Rescue Division. There is a boardwalk and nature trail in addition to metered parking, a pavilion, public restrooms and picnic tables. Lifeguards are on duty from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

This Park suits those who want more of a serene beach experience. The park is nestled in an elevated wooded area on the beach side of A-1-A one block north of Linton Blvd. Handicapped parking is available next to the park, which has an accessible covered pavilion and restrooms.

 

Sandoway Park

Sandoway Park is located directly across from the municipal beach. It consists of metered parking, newly renovated restrooms, drinking fountain, and vending machine.  Park hours are 8:00 AM to Dusk.

 

Sarah Gleason Park

Located at 2 South Ocean Boulevard, Sarah Gleason Park is a passive park with public restrooms and drinking fountain.  Sarah Gleason Park is named for a visionary local landowner, who in 1871, sold the land along the ocean with deed restrictions identifying what is now the municipal beach.

 

Beach Sports

Kayaking

Enjoy the invigorating workout of kayaking as you enjoy Delray Beach.  Rentals available for the novice or the pro!

Contact Delray Beach Watersports for rental information www.delraybeachwatersports.com

 

Sailing

What could be better than spending the afternoon feeling the wind at your back and gliding across the warm water off the beach?  Enjoy sailing on a number of different Hobie Cat catamaran ready for rental. Check out Delray Beach Watersports www.delraybeachwatersports.com for sailboat rentals.

 

Snorkeling

Delray Beach offers excellent snorkeling on most days.  There is even a sunken boat just offshore that provides excitement for all levels.  Bring your own equipment or rent what you need at Delray Beach Watersports www.delraybeachwatersports.com

 

Surfing

OK, so the waves may not match those in Hawaii, but Delray Beach still offers some great surfing!  Whether you are interested in longboards, boogie boards or surf lessons, all are available right at the beach with Delray Beach Watersports www.delraybeachwatersports.com

 

Volleyball

Join in a friendly game of beach volleyball for some great exercise in the sun or come for the beach volleyball championships!

 

Water Sports Rentals

All your water sports pleasures are right on the beach in Delray.

Delray Beach Watersports www.delraybeachwatersports.com

 

Windsurfing

Windsurfing is a form of sailing in which a flexible sail, free to move in any direction, is mounted on a surfboard and the craft guided by the standing rider.  If you want to try something new or are a pro, you’ll enjoy windsurfing on Delray Beach.  Rental windsurfing boards are available at Delray Beach Watersports www.delraybeachwatersports.com

 

Delray Oaks Natural Area
2021 SW 29th St.
Delray Beach, FL 33445
561.233.2400

Area features a palm-oak hammock with a slough overlook. Watch for gray catbirds, palm warblers, and other songbirds.

 

Wakodahatchee Wetlands
13026 Jog Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446
561.493.6000

Constructed wetlands, with an elevated boardwalk, that provides approximately 50 acres of freshwater marsh habitat for wetland birding. Fine views of purple gallinule, sora, least bittern, limpkin, and black-bellied whistling-ducks.

 

Gumbo Limbo Nature Center 
1801 N. Ocean Blvd.
Boca Raton, L 33432
561.388.1473

This nature center has a boardwalk through native tropical maritime hammock. Good viewing for songbirds and yellow-crowned right-herons.

 

Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
10216 Lee Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33473
561.734.8303

The Refuge is a regional hub for birding, known as a “Gateway” viewing spot, for its more extensive trail-related resources and loaner optics available on-site. Terrific viewing throughout the Refuge for yellow-breasted chats, painted buntings, common yellowthroats, limpkin, waterfowl,  American bittern, and blue-and-green-winged teal.

 

Green Cay Wetlands and Nature Center
12800 Hagen Ranch Road
Boynton Beach, FL 33437
561.966.7000

 

Knowles Park
1001 S. Federal Highway
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561.243.7250

Only public access point to Intracoastal Waterway in Delray Beach.

 

Lake Ida West Park 
1455 Lake Ida Road
Delray Beach, FL 33444
561.966.6600

Two ramps available for access to Lake Ida and surrounding canals.

 

Delray Beach offers our visitors the most exciting & unique shopping experience you could hope to find! Whether your passion is art, clothing, collectibles, jewelry & more, Delray Beach has it all!

 

Atlantic Avenue

If quaint charm is what you’re after, then Atlantic Avenue is your shopping destination! Nestled in the heart of downtown, the avenue offers an array of truly unique boutiques, breathtaking art galleries, one of a kind jewelers & so much more!

 

Pineapple Grove 

The eclectic and unique await those who stroll along the Pineapple Grove district. Colorful public art dotting the streets coupled with some of the most diverse art galleries, indulgent spas, one of a kind shops make for an experience not to be missed!

 

Beach District

Serenity meets the refined in Delray’s beach district. Lose yourself in tranquility as you explore the laidback beachside boutiques along with the fun & funky retailers that call Atlantic Avenue from the intracoastal waterway to the beach their home!

 

Greater Delray Beach

Delray Beach offers a variety of national, regional and family owned retailers throughout our great city. Bargain hunters looking for steals & deals can visit the Delray Indoor Flea Market. Golfers while sports enthusiasts can find all they need for their outdoor vacation activities. Whatever your retail needs, Delray Beach is your destination!

32 East
561-276-7868
http://www.32east.com/

 

75 Main
561-243-7675
http://www.75main.com/

 

Blue Anchor Irish Pub
561-272-7272
http://theblueanchor.com/

 

Boston’s on the Beach and 50 Ocean
561-278-3364
http://www.bostonsonthebeach.com/

 

Bru’s Room
561-276-3663
http://brusroom.com/locations/delray-beach/

 

Brulé
561-276-2046
http://www.brulebistro.com/

 

Burger FI
561-278-9590
http://www.burgerfi.com/

 

Cabana
561-274-9090
http://www.cabanarestaurant.com/

 

Café Luna Rosa
561-274-9404
http://www.caffelunarosa.com/

 

Casa Di Angelo’s
561-330-1237
http://www.casa-d-angelo.com/

 

City Oyster
561-272-0220
http://cityoysterdelray.com/

 

Cut 432
561-272-9898
http://cut432.com/

 

Dada’s
561-330-3232
http://www.sub-culture.org/dada/home-dada/

 

J&J Seafood
561-272-3390
http://www.jjseafooddelray.com/

 

Jonnie Brown’s
561-243-9911
http://www.johnniebrowns.com/

 

Joseph’s Wine Bar
561-272-6100
http://www.josephswinebar.com/

 

Lemongrass
561-278-5050
http://www.lemongrassasianbistro.com/lemongrass/homepg.php?l=Delray%20Beach

 

Max’s Harvest
561-381-9970
http://www.maxsharvest.com/

 

Mellow Mushroom Pizza
561-330-3040
http://mellowmushroom.com/

 

Pizza Rustica
561-279-8766
http://www.pizza-rustica.com/

 

Prime Catch
561-737-8822
http://www.primecatchboynton.com/

 

Prime Steakhouse
561-865-5845
http://primedelray.com/

 

Solita
561-899-0998
http://www.solitaitalian.com/

 

The Office
561-276-3600
http://www.theofficedelray.com/

 

Tramonti
561-272-1944
http://tramontidelray.com/

 

Tryst
561-921-0201
http://trystdelray.com/

 

Union
561-330-4236
http://uniondelray.com/

 

Vic & Angelos
561-278-9570
http://www.vicandangelos.com/

 

Ziree Thai 
561-276-6549
http://www.zireethai.com

 

American Royal Arts
250 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 243-9454
www.americanroyalarts.com

 

The Artists’ Guild
512 E. Atlantic Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 278-7877
www.bocaguild.com

 

Atlantic Antique Mall
504 E. Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561)330-6336
www.atlanticantiquemall.com

 

Davinci Fine Art & Antiques
516 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 272-5666

 

Debilzan Gallery
38 East Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444-3723
(561) 266-2090
www.williamdebilzan.net

 

Delray Art & Framing Center
321 E. Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33483-4534
(561) 278-0746
www.delrayartandframing.com

 

Kevro’s Gallery, Studio and Art Bar Oasis
168 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 274-0007
www.kevroart.com

 

Naked Wall Gallery
7431 W Atlantic Ave Ste 57
Delray Beach, FL 33446
(561) 498-7773

 

Ora Sorensen Gallery
445 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 243-8444
www.orasorensengallery.com 

 

Reyes Fine Arts & Antiques
1045 E Atlantic Ave
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 330-8399

 

Salvatore Principe Gallery
200 NE 2nd Avenue Store #106
Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 278-1557
www.salvatoreprincipe.com

 

Wizard Arts Custom Picture Framing
301 NE 1st St
Delray Beach, FL 33483
(561) 276-4343

 

American Orchid Society
16700 American Orchid Society Lane
Delray Beach 33446
(561) 404-2000
www.aos.org

 

Cason Cottage House Museum
Delray Beach Historical Society
5 NE First Street
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 243-2577
www.db-hs.org

 

Cornell Museum of Art & American Culture
Old School Square Cultural Arts Center
51 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 243-7922
www.oldschool.org

 

Delray Art League
www.delrayartleague.org

 

Delray Beach Public Library
100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 266-0194

 

Ethel Sterling Williams History Learning Center & Archives Annex
Delray Beach Historical Society
111 N. Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 274-9578
www.db-hs.org

 

Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
4000 Morikami Park Road
Delray Beach 33446
(561) 495-0233
www.morikami.org

 

Sandoway House Nature Center
142 S. Ocean Boulevard
Delray Beach 33483
(561) 274-7263
www.sandoway.org

 

Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
170 NW Fifth Avenue
Delray Beach 33444
(561) 279-8883
www.spadymuseum.com