(7-21-18) ATTENTION DIVERS!!! Explore extraordinary Shipwreck Park off Pompano Beach, Florida. Wrecks and sunken artworks of the Lady Luck, Okinawa, historic SS Copenhagen and 14 others await you just one mile offshore. Beach Vacation Rentals cottages and apartments are just a short walk to the dive boats. Your host, Elaine Fitzgerald, is part of the Shipwreck Park team and helped the not-for-profit organization with the sinkings of both the 324-foot Lady Luck and the 107-ft Okinawa in the last two years. Shipwreck Park is perhaps the most easily accessible major dive site in the nation. This endeavor is one of the [...]
(7-22-18) NOW OPEN: Odd Breed Wild Ales brew pub and tapas in Pompano’s newly restored historic district at Atlantic Blvd. and Dixie Highway. Check out USA Today’s June 2018 story on “Top 10 Best New Craft breweries in the US.” Pompano Beach now has seven craft breweries throughout town serving up a variety of special creations.
(7-22-18) Get set for next year's opening of Harbor Promenade NYC, a 2.2 acre restaurant and entertainment complex on the SE corner of Atlantic Blvd. and the Intracoastal Waterway, just a five minute walk from any of our Beach Vacation Rentals properties. The main restaurant will have 150 seats indoors and 350 seats outdoors with a retractable roof, and space for ten yachts to pull up.
(7-22-18) There are always low-cost flights to Fort Lauderdale, and Beach Vacation Rentals is keeping our low summer rates through December 13, 2018. Call our reservationists Patti or Mark at (954) 283-1111. BOOK DIRECT with them to avoid paying booking fees or higher rates from other websites or services.
(7-22-18) Our 2018 surprise annual inspections by the Superior Small Lodging Association were completed in June, and we have been informed that all five of our properties once again will receive the prestigious White Glove Award. Also, thank you TripAdvisor and wonderful guests who gave us such great reviews. We received TripAdvisor's 2017 Certificate of Excellence, and we also won the 2017 Experts' Choice Award given by travel writers for top write-ups in publications like Fodor's and Lonely Planet. This award puts us in the top 2-percent of lodgings worldwide!
(7-22-18) Take a peek! This 1:47 sec TV segment on Cottages by the Ocean aired this past June on an ABC TV affiliate travel show "Out & About." We had lots of fun sharing these historic, authentic Florida cottages with the show host. https://youtu.be/gWMZw-kdxsU. Cottages by the Ocean youtube.com
(7-22-18) The popular restaurant reviews in our Guest Books have been completely updated by foodie and restaurant guru Julie Vikmanis. You will find reviews of about 75 local restaurants, sorted by restaurant type, along with a listing of the many “pet-friendly” restaurants nearby. Check them out online soon, on the “Pompano Beach Activities” tab of our website 4RentByTheBeach.com.
(7-22-18) BEACH by DAY - DANCE by NIGHT! Create your own BEACH and DANCE vacation in a destination that has more ballrooms and partner dancing than New York City (but there's no beach in NYC!). Whether it's traditional ballroom, Latin, Argentine Tango, Country, Disco or Swing, you'll find it all here within a two to 30-minute drive from our Beach Vacation Rentals properties. Check out South Florida's most complete Social Dance Calendar at FloridaDanceVacations.com to plan every day and night of your stay. Come with or without a partner, and ask us about the extra dance perks you get when you stay with [...]
(7-21-18) Come out to the beach Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. for yoga on the Great Lawn (foot of Atlantic Blvd). It's free, but donations are welcome! And then enjoy a cool beverage at the concession stand, or take a yellow bicycle from the nearby stand using your credit card. Don't forget the free splash fountain for your little ones!
(7-21/18) Pompano Water Taxi service began in December, 2017 with two boats and eleven stops along the Intracoastal Waterway, with connecting service to Fort Lauderdale Water Taxi. Look for the Water Taxi archway at each stop near restaurants, parks and beaches. Pompano tickets for a "hop-on hop-off" all day adult pass is just $22.