South Florida Communities
Delray Beach is a cultural Mecca. The Pineapple Grove Arts District is dotted with art galleries, boutiques, restaurants and shopping. The Cornell Art Museum displays contemporary works. The lakeside Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens offers tea ceremonies, calligraphy workshops and serene outdoor spaces. Wakodahatchee Wetlands is a park featuring a raised boardwalk with views of birds, turtles and alligators.
Boca Raton is said to be the Beverly Hills of Florida with well-developed beach resorts, luxury country clubs, and five-star shopping and restaurants. Forbes ranked Boca's Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club the third most exclusive gated communities in the US in 2017.
Boynton Beach, just north of Delray Beach and south of Palm Beach, has beautiful beaches and shopping. The Boynton Beach Inlet provides direct access to the some of the best diving in the Palm Beaches. Boynton Harbor Marina sports water activities for kids of all ages, as well as eco-adventures such as Everglades Day held at Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.
Ocean Ridge was founded in 1931 as the Town of Boynton Beach, which was originally part of the Town of Boynton. The name was officially changed to "Ocean Ridge" in 1939. Two years later, the Town of Boynton itself changed its name, to "Boynton Beach".
The Town of Highland Beach encompasses 1.1 total square miles with the north and northwest bounded by Delray Beach and on the south and southwest by Boca Raton. The Atlantic Ocean is to the east and the Intracoastal Waterway to the west. The Town’s “main street” is a beautiful tree-lined, old Florida street. Highland Beach is a residential community with a year-round population of 4,150 which increases to approximately 8,500 during the winter months by residents who list their northern homes as their official place of residence.