Boca Raton: A Hidden Gem

Nestled between Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, this city is a little known paradise on the Florida pan handle that will have you wanting to become a resident. Home to some of the most wealthy people in the United States and abroad, Boca Raton, Florida has everything you need and didn’t know you needed. From the best shopping malls to the most pristine beaches along with some of the best universities, parks, and community centers, this place is not only one to travel to, but also to set down roots when you realize all it has to offer.

With five miles of beautiful beaches and 47 parks – including two golf courses – it is more than an ideal destination for families and outdoor recreation lovers. Boca Raton is not just beautiful beaches and mansions for days, but also a hub for culture and entertainment with the world class Boca Raton Museum of Art, open air concerts at the Mizner Park Amphitheater, the renowned annual Festival of the Arts BOCA, and some of the best dining in South Florida. Every luxury you can imagine is at your fingertips here and even boasts its own international airport for your convenience when traveling to and fro both in the US and abroad.

When you visit you will not want to miss the Boca Raton Hotel and resort. It is simple in name, but lives up to its Waldorf Astoria heritage. If you can’t find what you are looking for here then your tastes exceed the millionaires that frequent this resort. The Boca Raton Resort & Club wins over its guests with jaw-dropping decor, two pools, FlowRider and two golf courses. But it’s the outstanding customer service here that really adds that extra “wow” factor for recent guests. For some other adventurous activities, the must see Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is something you do not want to miss.

The 20 acre facility is home to a butterfly garden and you can view a variety of native fish and other marine animals that reside in marine aquariums. Visit the Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Facility to learn about the resident sea turtle patients, and don’t miss Florida Atlantic University’s onsite laboratory with a gallery for viewing research projects conducted by university scientists. Sugar Sands enormous park is also a must visit for both adults and children alike and the Boca Raton beaches are ready for the thousands of beach goers per day that visit knowing they will find the best kept beaches in Florida.

Don’t forget to visit Red Reef Park as well where three man-made coral reefs are rife with exotic species of fish that will have your head spinning. Diving and snorkeling are ready when you are. Every type of water sports is available for the most relaxed to the most adventurous. And if Boca Raton doesn’t tick off all your boxes, West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami are just a few short minutes drive away. See you soon in Boca Raton!