Discover the perfect beach for your romantic getaway or family vacation in greater Fort Lauderdale.

Deerfield Beach: Experience the beauty of South Florida’s beaches without the crowds. With its small-town vibe, Deerfield Beach is a best-kept secret. Excellent water quality, beach conditions and conservation policies earned Deerfield Beach a “Blue Wave” designation from the Clean Beach Council. Though life at Deerfield Beach moves at a slower pace than some other South Florida destinations, there’s no shortage of things to do. Take a break from the beach and explore the variety of dining and shopping options around town.

Pompano Beach: “The Heart of the Gold Coast” beats between Palm Beach and Miami. Pompano Beach is known for its aquatic activities with a little something for everyone. Scuba divers and snorkelers explore living coral reefs up close. Anglers cast along a 1000-foot-long municipal fishing pier. Families gather at grills and picnic tables, as children climb on beachside playgrounds. Enjoy fine dining and shopping year-round.

Fort Lauderdale Beach: World-famous Fort Lauderdale has shed its reputation as Spring Break Party Central for unruly coeds. The newly-renovated beach is now a family-friendly destination where visitors can swim, jet ski, snorkel and dive in the clear-blue water – or simply stroll along the wave wall and palm-lined promenade. Stop at any of the colorful array of shops and cafes along the coast.

Hollywood Beach As one of Florida’s first Blue Wave certified beaches, Hollywood Beach is known for its Broadwalk, ranked among America’s Best Beach Boardwalks, and plenty of family-friendly beachfront activities and restaurants. Learn all about Hollywood

Hallandale Beach: With its proximity to Fort Lauderdale and Miami and easy access to I-95, multiple ports, and both area airports, Hallandale Beach is a convenient choice for families. Gorgeous weather creates perfect conditions for year-round sporting activities. Golf, tennis, swimming, boating, and saltwater fishing are popular among guests and locals. Watch the horses race at Gulfstream Park or place a bet at the Mardi Gras casino, a greyhound track that hosts the annual World Classic.

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