Our quaint beachfront town, on the southeast coast of Florida, is the perfect romantic beach vacation spot. With beautiful white sand beaches, low-rise, family-owned hotels, shopping, and many dining options – Lauderdale-By-The-Sea invites you and your special someone to discover why our motto is “Relax, You’re Here.”
What Makes Lauderdale-By-The-Sea an Ideal Romantic Beach Vacation Spot?
- Our small seaside vacation town is centrally located near Fort Lauderdale, just 20 min north of Port Everglades and the Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport
- Our relaxing, old Florida charm makes for a romantic beach vacation atmosphere (no loud poolside DJ’s here!)
- No Car Needed – everything in our quaint Florida beach town is just a stroll away
- Many of the hotels in Town offer in-room kitchenettes, perfect for a romantic beach vacation
From the Ocean to The Intracoastal, It’s All Here
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is just a stroll from the white sand beaches of the Atlantic Ocean west to the picturesque Intracoastal Waterway. While on a romantic stroll through Town you’ll find lots of old Florida charm, including beautiful marine sculptures, locally owned shops with artisan treasures and gift items, as well as a variety of eateries, ice cream shops, and bakeries along the way. Our Town Walking Map is a handy guide for your visit to our cute beachfront town and its old Florida charm. And just wait until you see the Florida sunrise from your beachfront hotel window.
Things to Do, In and Around the Water
Recognized as “Florida’s Beach Diving Capital,” our shoreline is teeming with marine life less than 100 yards off the beach. Enjoy snorkeling, diving, kayaking, and paddle boarding right off our white sand beaches. For more leisurely activities, picnic in our seaside parks, soak up the sun on our white sand beaches, or relax poolside. Of course, a romantic stroll or fishing from the historic pier over the ocean is a wonderful experience. We’re also a designated “Blue Wave Beach,” a distinction given to clean and environmentally responsible beach communities.
Our public plazas are designed with relaxing in mind. Whether you’re sitting in comfortable Adirondack chairs chatting or people watching, playing outdoor games, listening to live music at various restaurants year-round, or enjoying seasonal dance lessons, yoga classes, farmers’ market, there’s no shortage of things to do on your romantic getaway to our quaint little beach town.
No Car Needed
The best part about your romantic beach vacation in Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is that you don’t need a car to discover all that we have to offer – everything you need is easily reached within a short stroll. There are convenient bike rentals and a free “around town” Pelican Hopper bus. Many hotels offer free bikes, and bike rentals are available, along with our free “around town” Pelican Hopper bus.
We’re A Small Seaside Vacation Town, And We’re Staying That Way
Although Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is near Fort Lauderdale and Pompano, we take pride in being different from our big city neighbors. Our small beachfront town exudes old Florida charm with our distinctive low-rise, mid-century modern architecture making it one of the best romantic beach vacation spots in Florida.
We’re a “flip-flop kind of town,” and we welcome you and your partner to come relax and enjoy our romantic beach vacation!