Where to eat
Your hosts can recommend the following restaurants – To ensure you can get a table we have provided a link to OpenTable for your convenience.Access Open Table
Blue Moon City
Mandolin Aegean Bistro
Old Key Lime House
Scuola Vecchia Pizza
Sea Watch on the Ocean
The Whale’s Rib
On the go, take out,
breakfast and brunch
Café Luna Rosa (brunch)
Shooters (Sunday brunch)
Original Pancake House
For guests who prefer to shop and prepare meals, you are within two miles of Publix and Target grocery stores. We also recommend that you discover the following specialty markets – Whole Food Markets (Glades), the new Joseph’s Classic Market – Boca Raton, and Total Wine & More are all located a short drive from the villa (less than 15-minutes) and provides a lot to discover.
What to do
Located in East Boca Raton (East of I-95), 30-minutes drive from Ft Lauderdale/Hollywood or West Palm Beach International Airports. Miami International Airport is 60 minutes away. The Gulf Stream weaves its way closer to Boca Raton than any where else on the Florida coast.
Because of these balmy breezes, Boca Raton is an ideal place for all the fun of Florida recreation. Water sports in the area include drift fishing, sailing, water-skiing and surfing. Scuba diving is also popular along these sunny shores where a variety of reefs and wrecks hug the coastline.
For the less adventurous, the beaches at Red Reef, Spanish River and Delray are ideal for simply idling a day away. Nearby Deerfield Beach offers wide beaches and a quiet atmosphere or you may venture north to discover the beautiful Mac Arthur Beach State Park in West Palm Beach.
Perhaps it was Boca Raton’s ideal climate that first drew the wealthy to these shores. A haven for the affluent since the turn of the century, Boca Raton blends culture with small and big town appeal.
Boca Raton Museum of Art
One of South Florida’s finest cultural attractions, the Boca Raton Museum of Art presents changing exhibitions of national and international importance and a wide range of educational programs, lectures, gallery tours and studio art classes. The museum’s permanent collection includes a superb assembly of modern masters including works by Degas, Matisse, Modigliani and Picasso, important American and European modern and contemporary works by artists ranging from Louise Nevelson to Andy Warhol, an outstanding photography collection and important collections of Pre-Columbian and African art.
Visitors will discover that shopping in Boca Raton includes shops by national retail chains, as well as, independent shops and boutiques for more unique purchases. Sometimes malls and shopping centers are the most convenient options, but be sure to check out Boca Raton’s downtown or historic districts to find the most unusual gifts and trinkets, art, antiques and clothing.
Town Center at Boca Raton
The Town Center mall is the place to go for top Florida shopping where you will also find department stores such as, Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdale’s, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue, Create & Barrel and many international designer brands such as Louis Vuitton, Ermenegildo Zegna, Burberry…
Shop, Dine and Relax in Mizner Park – enjoy unique boutiques, sumptuous eateries, energizing music and inspiring art wrapped in an ocean breeze that makes your time under the sun and stars simply refreshing. Plan to spend an hour or a day – you’ll always find events to make your time at Mizner Park special.
Delray Beach/Atlantic Avenue
Known worldwide as a vibrant, intimate town with big city sophistication, Delray Beach is a gem of South Florida, directly on the Atlantic Ocean. The city has upscale shops, fine restaurants, nighttime entertainment and, of course, the incomparable beauty of nearly two miles of award-winning beaches.
Explore the crystal clear Atlantic Ocean or visit unique galleries and boutiques on Atlantic Avenue by day; enjoy a night of dining and entertainment at any of Delray Beach’s award winning cafés or restaurants.
Located 30-minutes from the West Palm Beach International Airport and 45-minutes away from Ft Lauderdale/Hollywood or Miami International Airport is approximately 90-minutes away.
Between West Palm Beach and Boca Raton, Boynton Beach is Palm Beach County’s third largest city and boasts the #1 rated beaches according to the Palm Beach Post in 2001. The Boynton Beach downtown area is undergoing a strong redevelopment effort, including a multi-million-dollar marina project that will have an enormous impact on the emerging business district.
Whatever lifestyle you seek, you’ll find it in Boynton Beach: the original “Old Florida.” still offering the charm and intimacy of years ago.
The Boynton Beach Inlet
Provides nearly direct access to some of The Palm Beaches most beautiful coral and artificial reefs.
Boynton Harbor Marina
Located ½ mile south of the Boynton Inlet, the Boynton Harbor Marina offers a multitude of water activities including fishing charters, drift fishing, scuba diving charters, jet-ski rentals, boat rentals and waterfront dining.
Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
The Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge preserves a portion of the once vast northern Everglades. It provides habitat and protection for endangered wildlife such as the snail kite and the wood stork and the formerly endangered American alligator.