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Lighthouse Point Area Guide

Lighthouse Point waterways offer an exciting experience for both locals and visitors. With beautiful year-round weather and calm, clear waters, boating in the Lighthouse Point area is the perfect way to escape daily life and enjoy the freedom boating in open waters offers. Read on to learn everything you need to know about this elite location!



 

Destinations Near the Club at Lighthouse Point


Lake Boca

For many boaters, the name of the game at Lake Boca is relaxation! You’ll see boats anchored on the sandbars and tied up together as boaters enjoy beautiful days on the water with their friends. Lake Boca is a popular spot on weekends and holidays—it’s a beautiful and fun spot for friends and families to spend quality time. If crowds aren’t your jam, take a tip from a local and visit on a weekday to avoid the congestion! Pack along some snacks, drinks, sunscreen and a hat and live your best life in the calm waters of Lake Boca. For bonus points, bring along some inflatables or pool noodles!


Lake Wyman

This 45-acre park in Boca Raton is open daily from 8 a.m. until sunset. It offers many amenities such as picnic tables, grills, a playground, and boat access. Enjoy fishing in the mangroves and throughout Lake Wyman and see the waters are full of jacks, blue runners and more!


Lake Santa Barbara

Lake Santa Barbara provides an excellent anchorage between Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale and is close to Hillsboro Inlet. Depths ranch from about 6-15 feet. On weekends, many locals come to fish, sunbathe, and listen to music. Pack a cooler for the day and enjoy hanging in the sunshine and perfect water!


Lake Sylvia

Located in Fort Lauderdale, the Lake Sylvia anchorage is a well-protected area with a mud seabed to ease the anchorage—and a free spot! However, accessing the lake itself can be a bit challenging for deeper vessels, but once inside, you’ll find a large shared space, ideal for water activities.

Hillsboro Inlet and Hillsboro Lighthouse

Seeing the iconic Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse from your boat is a must when cruising around Boca Raton. The lighthouse was first constructed in the mid-1800s and has served as an important landmark and navigation tool for boaters along the coast of Florida. The lighthouse indicates the north edge of the Florida Reef, an underwater coral reef.



 

Dockside Dining Near Lighthouse Point


You’re rarely at a loss for a waterfront restaurant in Fort Lauderdale. The New River, which runs right through downtown Fort Lauderdale and is accessed via the Intracoastal Waterway, has some excellent options to dock the boat and grab a meal!



The Nauti Dog Marina Cafe – Onsite at PORT32 Marina

2841 Marina Cir, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064

American bites doled out in a laid-back cafe with an island vibe & occasional live music.


Two Georges the Cove

1754 SE 3rd Ct, Deerfield Beach, FL 33441

Lively destination offering seafood classics & cocktails, plus waterfront views.


Houston’s

2821 E Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33062

Upscale chain eatery serving burgers, steaks & other American fare in stylish, spacious surrounds.


The Rusty Hook Tavern

125 N Riverside Dr, Pompano Beach, FL 33062

An industrial-style spot with intracoastal waterway views & inventive riffs on American classics.


Shooter’s Waterfront

3033 NE 32nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Laid-back spot on the Intracoastal Waterway offering food, drinks, live music & water views.


Rendezvous Bar and Grill

2525 Marina Bay Dr. W, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

Right on the waterway and located in beautiful Marina Bay, Fort Lauderdale, Rendezvous is convenient to get to whether you come by car or boat. Along with an extensive menu, we they offer delicious daily lunch & nightly dinner specials.


Coconuts Restaurant

429 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Chill, beachy hangout on the Intracoastal dishing seafood & Sunday brunch while yachts cruise by.


15th Street Fisheries

1900 SE 15th Street Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

The Fisheries is situated inside the city’s most famous nautical landmark, Lauderdale Marina, and offers the freshest seafood featuring the best waterway views in South Florida. Dinner upstairs at 15th Street Fisheries is like dining in a charming old Florida seafood house with its authentic nautical décor.


 

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Tips for the Area Around Lighthouse Point


Peak Season Spring Break Months

Spring Break in Florida is associated with the weeks colleges and universities take their spring semester break, and every school is different. The staggered schedule means Florida’s Spring Break begins in late February and runs through mid-April, peaking in mid-March.


Best Months for All Day Fun

Thanks to nice weather, boating is favored year-round in Lighthouse Point perfect for cooling off in summer or enjoying the balmy breezes of winter. Boating enthusiasts should plan their visits around key water-centric events that happen every year. Check out the annual actives around the Club!


Best Time for Offshore Fishing

The best time to fish Fort Lauderdale and Lighthouse Point is from April to September. This is when many of the species are at their most active points. With that being said, because of the warm waters of the Atlantic, Fort Lauderdale has great fishing all year round!


Explore the Best of Lighthouse Point


The laid-back ambiance of quiet Lighthouse Point’s, tree-shaded town will inspire you. There’s no finer place to unwind from real-world stress and truly relax. Less than half a nautical mile from the Hillsboro Inlet, and within easy cruising distance of a number of fine restaurants, the Club at Lighthouse Point is the perfect kick off point for any adventure!

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