(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.
(7-21-18) There’s always a FREE early evening family-friendly festival each Friday: 1st Friday of each month 6-10pm: Pompano Untapped in Old Town with free samples from our many craft breweries, live band and local artist booths. (NE corner of Atlantic Blvd and Dixie Hwy). 2nd Friday: Music Under the Stars live band on the beachfront Great Lawn (foot of Atlantic Blvd at the ocean) 3rd Friday: Food trucks with live band across from the pier. 4th Friday: Movie Night at the public beach on the Great Lawn.
(7-21-18) CRAVE GFL Restaurant Month returns again in September with savory, signature dishes created by top chefs providing visitors with the area’s hottest culinary experiences, offering specially-created menus at a low fixed price. Check back soon for a list of participating restaurants, chefs and foodie experiences at sunny.org/restaurants/dineout/ Want to go on a guided walking food tour to try specialties at the best of Pompano Beach restaurants? Sign up with South Florida Food Tours and foodie guru Christine Ferris will take you for an unforgettable gastro experience. Or take part in culinary queen Lenore Nolan Ryan’s cooking classes for a fun [...]