Over the past couple of decades, the rapidly-evolving Atlantic oceanside community of Pompano Beach, just north of Fort Lauderdale, has become one of Florida’s most attractive getaways. Public art is popping up with murals on building walls, sculptures all over town of the iconic Pompano fish that is part of the City’s logo, and even entire Atlantic Blvd bridge over the Intracoastal Waterway -- City’s gateway to the beach -- has been turned into an incredible piece of permanent public art. Meanwhile, millions of dollars have been spent to create exciting new venues for the arts, for the public to [...]
The charming city of Pompano Beach, Florida, with its motto, “Florida’s Warmest Welcome,” is known for sandy, Blue Wave beaches, an underwater Shipwreck Park, and a bevy of waterfront restaurants. You can dine on the ocean along the active Intracoastal Waterway while watching yachts, personal watercrafts, and fishing boats go by. While travelers are typically drawn to the abundant seafood scene, the city also boasts a mouthwatering variety of Italian fare, including casual pizzerias, classic eateries, and fine restaurants. The very best Italian restaurants in Pompano Beach are just a short walk, bicycle ride, or drive from Beach Vacation Rentals’ [...]
Pompano Beach Water Taxi is a fun and easy way to explore restaurants, parks, and historic places along the Intracoastal Waterway for locals and visitors alike. Look for the signature, wrought iron water taxi arched gateway at each stop and you’ll see the time schedule posted. You can also download the water taxi app and see in real-time how soon the next boat should arrive at your stop. You can buy your daily pass ticket direct from the captain. Beach Vacation Rentals has six unique properties within walking distance of a stop, including charming, White Glove Award-winning Bahama Beach Club. [...]
See $80 million in stunning improvements to the beach area, including a new, state-of-the-art Pompano Beach Fishing Pier, when you visit this Winter and Spring. Book now, as space is running out! An $80 Million Pompano Beach Facelift All within a five-minute walk of Beach Vacation Rentals’ properties, the City of Pompano Beach invested nearly $80 million in new beachfront infrastructure since 2015, creating one of the most stunning beaches in South Florida. The investment includes a new oceanfront park promenade with lots of family-friendly amenities, a state-of-the-art Pompano Beach fishing pier that has replaced the original one, and an [...]
Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce Names Beach Vacation Rentals as 2019 Small Business of the Year for Tourism/Hospitality
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – May, 2019 – The Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce has named Pompano Beach company Beach Vacation Rentals as its 2019 Small Business of the Year for Tourism and Hospitality. Company president Elaine Fitzgerald received the honor at a Chamber awards ceremony. “Pompano Beach is truly doing its part to make Greater Fort Lauderdale even greater, and it’s wonderful that small businesses throughout Broward County were considered for this prestigious award,” Fitzgerald said. Top-Rated, Historic, and Vintage Properties Beach Vacation Rentals’ unique collection of top-rated, historic, and vintage properties offers quiet retreats and an authentic Florida [...]
(7-23-18) Pompano Beach, Florida keeps getting better and better! In January, Expedia chose Pompano Beach over all other cities in Florida for a story on "Best Place to Escape to in Every State." And in May, Money Magazine ranked Pompano Beach #1 in the world for quality and best value in an article "The 14 Best Beaches in the World--and How Much it Costs to Visit Them."
(7-23-18) Pompano’s impressive new Cultural Center has a full schedule of shows for its 600-seat theater. The facility includes a banquet center, art gallery, media arts center and multi-function spaces. It shares space with the newly opened state-of-the-art Broward County regional public library on the ground floor. Click here for a full slate of performances and public activities.
(7-23-18) New beach entries are complete for our guests at Cottages by the Ocean, Bahama Beach Club and Sunny Place! Pompano Beach spent $50M in a complete makeover for its spectacular new beachfront from Atlantic Blvd and North. Now the beach road South of Atlantic Blvd has been overhauled with colorful mosaic pavers, decorative street lighting, expensive palms and plantings, new benches, showers, bike racks and park-like beach entries on every other block.
(7-23-18) Pompano's new fishing pier is half-way completed and will include all of the best features from fishing piers all over the country. Set to open in March 2019, just a five-minute walk from our properties. It's being built higher to better sustain storms, and wider for better clearance between pedestrians and those fishing. This ADA accessible pier will include a bait/tackle shop, shade structures, guy-Harvey-style artwork, free public wi-fi, two 24-hour live cams showing the beach and a third underwater cam to show the fish beneath the pier. The end of the pier is designed like the city's logo [...]
(7-23-18) Work is underway to turn the Atlantic Blvd Bridge that goes over the Intracoastal Waterway into an iconic, multifaceted artwork. It will have high tension sails based at each end of the bridge with a light show at night. The base of the bridge will be adorned with underwater sea life murals to match the mural on our beach parking garage, decorative street lighting and a new bridge-tenders house will be installed, and a waterfront promenade will be built along both sides of the Intracoastal waterway and under the bridge to connect restaurants and businesses north and south of the [...]