Beaches of Delray Beach and Boca Raton

Boca Raton has two miles of pristine oceanfront.

Clean and protected by lifeguards from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 7 days a week, Boca’s beaches are spectacular. Beachgoers can choose from three local parks–South Beach, Red Reef and Spanish River to enjoy the surf and sand.

The city’s website updates beach conditions daily with important surf, temperature, wind and hazard conditions. Visit before heading to the sand.

Volleyball, diving, snorkeling, canoeing and kayaking are popular pursuits. Beach wheel chairs are available for those needing assistance.

Restaurants and stores are nearby at A1A and Palmetto Park Road.

Delray’s award winning beach is known for its easy public access, lack of commercialization, plentiful parking and wonderful swimming conditions. In fact, the city has won awards for being the best public beach for swimming in the southeast United States.

The city’s Beach Patrol has been named tops in the state a few times and the beach also features diving opportunities, snorkeling, sailing and a very active beach volleyball scene including some AVP tournaments starring some of the best players in the country.

Dive the “Delray Wreck”, about 150 yards offshore to explore the wreck of the SS Inchulva, which was destroyed in a fierce hurricane in 1903.

Cabanas are available.

If you are looking for a quieter beach experience head south on A1A to Atlantic Dunes Park which has a scenic board walk and beautiful wide beaches and soft sand.

Over 1.1 million people a year visit Delray’s beaches.

There are several stores, a hotel and restaurants near Atlantic Avenue and A1A.