Palm Beach Attractions Near our Highland Beach Hotel

Delray Beach Attractions

Situated just four miles from Boca Raton and one mile south of Delray Beach, Delray Sands Resort on Highland Beach is located within minutes of family-friendly attractions and entertainment destinations. Guests staying at our Highland Beach hotel are invited to take advantage of our onsite resort amenities, while enjoying convenient access to an array of nearby museums, golf courses and Palm Beach events.

Atlantic Avenue

Downtown Delray Beach has quickly become one of the most popular night spots in Palm Beach County. Starting at Swinton boulevard and all the way down to the beach, Delray’s Atlantic Avenue is home to swanky restaurants and bars, art galleries, clothing boutiques, and other specialty shops. Visit during the day to pick up a few souvenirs and enjoy an al fresco lunch at one of the cafés, or swing by in the evening for dinner at some of the area’s best restaurants along with some amazing people watching. The Avenue also hosts regularly special events including art shows, Delray Beach’s famous garlic festival, and more.

Palm Beach Golf Clubs

Golf enthusiasts can choose from several nearby Palm Beach golf courses during their stay at our Highland Beach hotel, including:
  • Cypress Creek Country Club
  • JCD Sports Group
  • Polo Trace Golf
  • Winston Trails Golf Club
  • Red Reef Park Executive Golf Course

Lion Country Safari

Home of the Drive-Through Safari Adventure and Walk-Through Amusement Park,Lion Country Safari is open 365 days a year and is an award-winning zoo and one of Florida's most popular destinations. With over 900 animals, a water 'sprayground', animal feeding experiences and more, Lion Country Safari is a truly one-of-a-kind attraction the whole family will enjoy.

Palm Beach Zoo

Open daily from 9am - 5pm, the Palm Beach Zoo allows guests to get a close up look at exotic animals from around the globe while learning about Florida’s unique wildlife and conversation efforts.

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens offers visitors a glimpse of traditional and contemporary Japanese culture through a series of diverse gardens, world-class exhibits, and annual Delray Beach events. Be sure to stop by the critically-acclaimed Cornell Café for Pan-Asian cuisine and pick up a few unique souvenirs at the museum store.

Everglades National Park

Take a fun and educational tour of the Loxahatchee Everglades from an authentic airboat! The Everglades National Park tours run daily on the hour from 10am - 4pm, weather permitting. Explore this ancient habitat and experience the timeless beauty of the Florida Everglades.

Perfect Vodka Amphitheater

The Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre is West Palm Beach's premier music venue for concerts and live performances. Check out the Perfect Vodka Event Schedule for information about upcoming Palm Beach events that coincide with your stay.

Delray Beach Tennis Center

Tennis fans can bring their racket to the Delray Tennis Center, located just three miles from our Highland Beach resort, and enjoy a match on the center's 21 courts (both clay and hard courts available) along with professional tennis instruction and group clinics. This exceptional tennis facility also hosts several nationally recognized tennis competitions in their 8,200-seat stadium.

Boynton Harbor Marina

Palm Beach guests ready to get out on the water can visit Boynton Harbor Marina and choose from a variety of activities including boat rentals, fishing trips, jet skiing, paddleboarding and scuba diving as well as shopping and dining.

OPAL SPA at Delray Beach

A relaxing utopia situated just five minutes from our beachfront hotel, Opal Spa offers a full menu of pampering treatments and salon services. Visit the Opal Spa website to learn more about their latest specials or call 561.278.8111 to reserve an appointment.

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