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Every Tuesday and Thursday, the ultimate party boat goes on a relaxing Sunset Cruise along the intracoastal waterways of Jupiter.

The PonTiki, is a pontoon boat that features a friendly captain that takes you on a tour to some of the best sightseeing areas to watch the sunset.

The sunset cruise takes place on one of their newest boats Shaka. Shaka is the largest boat of the Pontiki Fleet so far. The floating party boat features a full bathroom, couches for seating and can accommodate up to 40 guests. The cruise offers complimentary beverages of water, soda and beer. You are welcomed to bring your own snacks and beverages for the cruise.

The boat leaves from Harbourside Place in Jupiter near the Amphitheater. The Sunset Cruises are offered every Tuesday

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center Officials have spotted a record number of sea turtle nest along Jupiter and Juno Beach this year and the count is expected to continue to grow.

As of the latest count in the beginning of August, there were a total of 19,580 sea turtle nests on the 9.5 miles of Palm Beach County beaches. In 2017, the record was 19,085 and this year we have broken that record. The sea turtle nesting season starts on March 1st through October 31st.

So far, there has been 186 leatherbacks, 13,111 loggerhead nests and 6,283 green sea turtle nests when the latest count was counted. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s Facebook page keeps the most accurate and updated count. The current nest totals add up to more than 1.3 million estimated sea

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The popular Climb and Paddle event at the Jupiter Lighthouse is this Tuesday, August 20th starting at 10 am. The adventure starts with a climb to the top of the Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse to see great views of Jupiter and the water.

After the climb, visitors will meet members of the Jupiter Outdoor Center where you receive your paddle boards or kayaks and travel through the waters of the Jupiter Inlet and surrounding waterways. You may even see sea turtles, manatee, birds and other marine and wildlife along the journey which are frequently spotted during this event.

Tickets are required to attend and cost $45 dollars for adults and children. Tickets are only refundable during inclement weather. To purchase tickets online, click here.

Those who attend the

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South Florida is a tropical paradise.  The hustle and bustle of daily life, even in paradise, can add pressure to your life.   During anxiety and tension our stress hormones begin pumping and your blood pressure rises quickly. When we're stressed, hormones like cortisol flood our systems, producing the "fight or flight response" in which our heart rate goes up, breathing becomes heavy, demanding more oxygen, and our blood vessels constrict. Deliberate, deep breathing has the power to reset that stress response stress virtually instantaneously.

Everyone has a “stress response” and we also have a "relaxation response."  Taking a few deep breaths can help reduce tension and relieve stress, thanks to an extra boost of oxygen. A marker of stress is

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This Saturday join a group of Blue Friends and Lynne Wells and head to Juno Beach for their monthly beach clean-up. The beach clean-ups occur on the third Saturday of every month.

The clean- up starts at 8:30 am and last approximately an hour long. Following the clean-up there will be a light breakfast sponsored by Another Broken Egg Café and Whole Foods Market. Complimentary coffee will be provided by Oceana Coffee.

If you plan on attending, you are asked to bring a bucket, gloves and closed toe shoes to help remove the litter and keep our beaches clean. The beach clean-ups are a popular event in Juno Beach because of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center and the popular sea turtle nesting areas located on the beaches. Juno Beach is one of the most popular

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With its 47 miles of beachfront, the Palm Beaches have a lot of snorkeling spots to choose from. Here are a few of the best.

Phil Foster Park

Constructed as a part of Palm Beach County’s Environmental Resources Management’s Artificial Reef Program, Phil Foster Park was completed in August of 2013. The park is an 800-foot-long tract of artificial reef incorporates more than 600 tons of Anastasia rock boulders. Loosely strung together in easily accessible depths ranging from six to ten feet. Snorkelers will encounter a variety of species of fish, from colorful tropical-like angelfish and parrotfish to reef dwellers like snapper, grunts, and grouper. Lucky snorkelers may glimpse one or more of the six species of seahorses that have been observed in

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is hosting their Sunrise Nest Excavation this August. The Sunrise Nest Excavations started on Thursday, August 1st, where the Marinelife Center staff will give the public an insight into their Research Department.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center has gotten permission from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to allow the public into their department. The unique program is led by a permitted staff member who will lead the guests down to the Juno or Tequesta beaches to talk about the nesting and hatching process of sea turtles. While there, you might be able to see a live excavation.

Sea Turtles nest along Jupiter and Juno Beach during their Nesting Season which is from March 1st through October 31st. The

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Jupiter is famous for its beaches. Here are a few of our favorites.

Carlin Park

Carlin Park is probably Jupiter’s most popular park. It includes picknick tables, a large exercise course, the Lazy Loggerhead Café, an amphitheater, tennis courts, volleyball courts, a baseball diamond and, of course, lots and lots of sand and water.

Location: 400 Florida A1A, Jupiter, FL 33477

Coral Cove Park

Coral Cove Park is a Tequesta beach park with unique rock formations for everyone to explore. The park has a lifeguard, restroom, showers, and a playground.

Location: 19450 County Hwy 707, Tequesta, FL 33469

Jupiter Dog Beach

The Jupiter Dog beach is right next to Carlin Park and is a local favorite for those with pets. The area has lots of

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Healthy lifestyle and eating healthy habits in Palm Beach County are certain.  Delight in the picturesque settings and delightful year-round weather. Being able to enjoy all the beauty Palm Beach County has to offer, in the most optimal of health, is a goal for many.  Living by the Atlantic Ocean doesn’t mean everyone has perfect bodies, but most try to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  

Palm Beach County is the home of many fit lifestyle residents and visitors.   A recent survey led by Dietspotlight, an association that is dedicated to helping people adopt healthy eating and lifestyle habits.  The survey showed that residents of Palm Beach County in Florida are less obese than the rest of the nation.

The human body is a brilliant creation that is

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The Loggerhead Marinelife Center is a non-profit sea turtle research, rehabilitation center and sea turtle hospital whose mission is aimed to protect the ocean and all that live in it. The Marinelife Center provides treatment and care for endangered and injured sea turtles before being released into the ocean.

The Loggerhead Marinelife Center in Juno Beach offers a special program that allows you to Adopt a Sea Turtle. By adopting a sea turtle, you help benefit the continuous care and treatment for the sick, endangered and injured sea turtles. You will also help by furthering the studies of green, leatherback and loggerhead sea turtles that nest along Juno Beach, Jupiter and Tequesta from March to the end of October.

The Adopt a Sea Turtle program costs

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