South Florida ~
Imagine deep blue skies, fragrant air and refreshing waves along miles of palm fringed beach ... welcome to Florida’s Gold Coast!
After witnessing just one sunrise, you’ll know where the name comes from. Florida’s Gold Coast, the stretch of vacation paradise stretching from Palm Beach, through Ft. Lauderdale and down to Miami is one of the most beautiful areas in the world. From the pristine sands and clear blue waters of the Palm Beaches, to the elite spas and nightclubs of Miami and South Beach, there is something fabulous to enjoy along each of the 60 miles of beautiful Atlantic shoreline.
PALM BEACH COUNTY
Just north of Ft. Lauderdale, Palm Beach County offers a distinctive world-class destination. The area features magnificent sandy beaches with swaying tropical palm trees and crystal-clear waters. If you love the water, this is the place for you. Everything from scuba diving to surfing, and sailing to world-class sport fishing is right there for you to enjoy at a moments notice.
On land, play golf at more than 145 exceptional courses and walk the links like a pro. You can choose between grass or clay at one of over 1,100 tennis courts surrounded by pure beauty. Perhaps you might take a leisurely horseback ride on a picturesque trail, or take in a Jai-Lai match or a champion horserace. Come appreciate the culture this area has to offer. Attend a symphony or explore one of the many art galleries and museums in Florida’s Cultural Capital. With a wide range of world class attractions at your disposal, you might never want to leave!
Get ready to experience the epicenter of the Gold Coast! With over 23 miles of pristine beaches along the sunny Atlantic shores you are sure to find everything here to fulfill your vacation fantasies. Long renowned as “the Venice of America,” this is one of the nautical capitols of the world offering enjoyable sightseeing cruises on over 300 miles of Intracoastal Waterways. For the more active water lovers, there is exhilarating snorkeling and dive excursions, and greatest sport fishing in the ocean.
As you move inland, this area is packed with culture, recreation, attractions, and fun for all ages. . Dining is an important part of this dynamic culture with more than 3,500 restaurants ranging from al fresco waterfront dining spots, to ethnic eateries and world renowned steakhouses. For shoppers, be sure to explore an outstanding selection of fine boutiques, eclectic galleries, charming sidewalk cafes, and action-packed nightspots in a chic, ever changing landscape.
Also known as the “American Riviera,” Miami is tropical, trendy, and bustling with activity. Miami consistently sets the trends in pop culture, fashion, and entertainment for the rest of the world to follow. Miami Beach is more than just long sandy beaches, a sparkling ocean, and year-round sun and fun. It’s a cosmopolitan city featuring numerous world-class restaurants, award winning film and recording industries, and pulsating nightlife. As the nation's largest historic district, it boasts first-rate cultural venues and an international mix of residents and visitors. It is truly a world travel destination.
Visit South Beach, where Art Deco buildings have been painstakingly restored to their 1930’s and 40’s splendor, and the most beautiful people come to congregate, shop, dine, and party. Be sure to discover the magic of Coconut Grove and its exquisite dining and shopping. Experience the rich heritage of the Miccosukee Indian Reservation on the boundaries of the Everglades. From the profound to cutting edge, the greater Miami area provides a vast array of choices for everyone.