Tagged : Beaches

There are currently 69 blog entries matching this tag.

Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge Has Four continuous beachfront lots on Jupiter Island’s North Beach Road, in Hobe Sound.  They were donated by the Coast Guard, increasing the federally protected sea turtle nesting habitat. The beach is one of the most productive sea turtle nesting habitats in the U.S., the refuge's website says.

The 1,095-acre sanctuary’s natural habitat — sand pine scrub, mangrove forests, and miles of coastal dunes — supports about 40 plant and animal species listed as endangered, threatened, or of special concern.

To expand the refuge, the U.S. House passed the Jupiter Island Land Transfer Act, introduced by U.S. Rep. Brian Mast.

Palm Beach County has become a haven for turtles and Loggerheads especially due to local

401 Views, 0 Comments.

Young Friends of Jupiter Beach is back and actively serving the Jupiter community.  On the 3rd Sunday of the month, from 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM, local are students gather at Ocean Cay Park for Students from local and neighboring high schools are invited to join the group for a beach cleanup. These students are earning volunteer hours for school as well as helping keep Jupiter beaches clean.

These budding, philanthropic environmentalists are becoming the next generation of emerging environmental stewards, preserving Jupiter’s beaches, habitat, and marine life for future generations. The foundation has been laid for them by responsible parents and adults.  They know the importance of preserving Jupiter beaches.  The Young Friends are aware of the impact

272 Views, 0 Comments.

Located on Singer Island, guests can enjoy almost two miles of pristine beach, swimming, snorkeling, and fishing in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. John D. MacArthur Beach State Park stands out as an “island in time” by preserving the natural heritage of subtropical coastal habitat that once covered Southeast Florida. This hidden gem includes a welcome center, a gift shop, kayak rentals, a children’s playground, nature trails, and picnicking facilities.

It is the only state park in Palm Beach County, and an environmental treasure which has been preserved for present and future generations to come. You might want to take advantage of the many special events offered in the Park throughout the year: children’s programs, guided

226 Views, 0 Comments.

Viva La Playa took over the old Mulligan's location on Lake Worth beach. Located at 10 Ocean Boulevard in the Lake Worth Casino Building in Lake Worth.  Viva La Playa is the sister restaurant to Benny's on The Beach has been beautifully remodeled inside. The weather is great to sit outside in the shade with a slight breeze coming off the calm ocean.

The eatery inspires you to indulge in the carefully crafted modern concepts infused into the traditional sweet flavors of Latin America. The menu celebrates the bold cuisine with flavors from Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, Peru, and Colombia among many other remarkable places.

The focus is handmade and authentic. The restaurant grinds heirloom corn to make fresh tortillas and prepares fresh vegetables for all

340 Views, 0 Comments.

As an ambassador at the Jupiter beach, share information with dog owners about Friends of Jupiter Beach. The mission of Friends of Jupiter Beach, for over 26 years, has been to keep Jupiter beach clean and dog friendly. The Friends of Jupiter Beach offer monthly beach cleanups, dog beach etiquette reminders, and pick up trash on the beach.  Did you know that dog “poop” bag are provided for free?  No set schedules, no set times…you share the information when YOU want to go to the beach!

To get started please contact Karen Gray at 561-744-2659.  Upon volunteering to be an ambassador, for a nominal $20 donation, you will receive a Friends of Jupiter Beach t-shirt.  When you go to the beach, it is asked that you wear your t-shirt.  Talk to as many dog

409 Views, 0 Comments.

Jupiter is located in northern Palm Beach County and offers canine owners the added advantage of being able to bring their beloved dogs to the beach.  It is not just any section of the beach though.  The dog-friendly section stretches for 2 ½ miles along A1A.  Specifically, from crossover #25 on the south end to #59 on the north end.

Keep dogs on leash or under control and always supervised. It is a busy road, please leash your pet from the car to the beach, around small children, at the water fountains, showers and at the crossovers.  Jupiter residents and visitors are very fortunate to have a Town Council and Beach Committee that support the idea of dogs on the beach. 

Please help preserve this privilege.  Use the free dog bags provided by

354 Views, 0 Comments.

No set schedules, no set times…you share the information when YOU want to go to the beach!

As an ambassador at the Jupiter beach, share information with dog owners about Friends of Jupiter Beach. The mission of Friends of Jupiter Beach, for over 26 years, has been to keep Jupiter beach clean and dog friendly.  The dog bags are provided FREE to visitors.  The Friends of Jupiter Beach offer monthly beach cleanups, dog beach etiquette reminders, and pick up trash on the beach.

Here’s how you can get started:

* Contact Karen Gray at 561-744-2659

* Receive FJB t-shirt for a $20 donation.

* When you go to the beach, wear your t-shirt.  Talk to as many dog owners as possible.  You may find that many beach goers already know and support the

466 Views, 0 Comments.

Jupiter’s charm is unmatched. Locals live peaceful, relaxing, coastal lives. The environments and nature are gorgeous.

With different sections of beaches to enjoy, Jupiter locals enjoy the perfect climate of South Florida while enjoying incredible activities. Not to mention the unparalleled wildlife that you can see almost everywhere you turn. 

Jupiter is very quickly becoming a popular place to go scuba diving in Florida for more advanced divers.

Jupiter is home to one of the few remaining truly off-leash dogs-friendly beaches in the state.  Jupiter’s Town Council has adopted a stretch of land for you to bring your fur-baby and let it run free!

Jupiter has some of the bluest water in the western Atlantic thanks to the warm water from the

340 Views, 0 Comments.

Southeast Florida is known for its miles of sandy beaches and beautiful ocean waters, miles of biking and hiking trails, nature areas and parks.  One town in particular, the Town of Jupiter, has all of that, as well as excellent rated schools, trendy restaurants, superb shopping, arts and culture, outdoor activities, great hospitals, friendly neighborhoods, and some of the best golf courses in the country.

Jupiter is close to 100 years as an incorporated town in the State of Florida. The town was incorporated 1925. The picturesque seaside town is home to more than 65,000 full-time residents. In 2018, Jupiter was rated as the 12th Best Beach Town in the United States by WalletHub and the 9th Happiest Seaside Town in America by Coastal Living

398 Views, 0 Comments.

Palm Beach County and Martin County seaside beach towns have made the list for the "50 Best Beach Towns To Live In" according to WalletHub. The survey and study was conducted last year.  The survey compared and rated beach towns across the United States.  Residents of the Palm Beaches know we have beautiful, white sand beaches and crystal clear blue waters.

Every coastal town has its own set of pros and cons, yet each one is unique in and of itself.  The ratings for the list were comprised  of six distinct categories. The categories were weather, safety, affordability, education, health, and quality of life. The towns and cities ranged in population and most cities and towns on the list are in the state of California or Florida. Palm Beach County and

481 Views, 0 Comments.