Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fort Lauderdale

Punctuated by shops, restaurants, cafes, and entertainment venues, Fort Lauderdale Beach stretches for nearly 37 km (23 mi) along the Atlantic Ocean. You can boat, windsurf, jet ski, snorkel, scuba dive, and fish, or simply pick a private spot on the golden sand and spend the day relaxing in and out of the turquoise waves. The popular beachfront contains over 3 km (2 mi) of continuous public beach, featuring staffed lifeguard towers. Near the beachfront you can also visit the city's renowned aquatics center, which notably contains two large swimming pools and a diving pool. Take a walk along the pedestrian beachfront promenade to see the famous wave wall, the area's signature attraction. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Fort Lauderdale holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Fort Lauderdale Beach and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Enjoyed one day at the beach during our trip to FLL. The beach is nice with soft sand. Our hotel provided us with chairs and umbrellas were an extra $20 charge. Jackson at the umbrella stand was very ...  more »
  • October 4, 2017
    Staff are working hard to repair the beach following the recent storms. Piles of sand still dominate the beach but the walkways are clear and make the beach accessible  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    Family-friendly destination! With clear waters. We enjoyed the evening strolls along the wave wall and the restaurants on the sidewalk! Beach was not crowed during our visit.  more »

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Where to stay in Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale is world famous for its beaches, and some of its finest hotels overlook the Atlantic Ocean. The city's many beachfront properties offer comfortable rooms with ocean views and all the modern amenities, including free Wi-Fi, secure parking, workout facilities, and a convenient shuttle service to and from the airport. For an even cushier stay, prepare to pay more and consider one of the city's luxury resorts, many of which feature access to 18-hole golf courses, full-service spa centers, and award-winning restaurants.
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