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 [...]
(7-23-18) New at the beach, just a short walk from our properties, is the rustic, Key West-style Beach House Pompano. This casual restaurant with sensational rooftop bar is right on the sand and overlooking the ocean just north of the pier. Lots of WOW-factor in the design, and rave reviews by the toughest media food critics. Enjoy seafood, steaks, chops, burgers and salads. It opened in April (after high season), and without a reservation it is still a two hour wait for dinner. Next to Beach House, another is set to open next summer. Oceanic will be an upscale seafood restaurant right next [...]
(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.