Boca Raton Luxury Lifestyle 101
Picturesque white sand beaches, the intracoastal waterway perfect for boating, year-round golf and tennis, fine dining, Boca Raton luxury real estate and shopping are just a few of the Boca Raton luxury lifestyle amenities that come with living in Boca Raton Florida. Located on South Florida’s East coast, Boca Raton is within a short drive to the bustling cities of West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami. In Boca, you can live the Miami lifestyle without the hindrances of living in a large metropolitan city. Boca Raton is the ideal place for those looking to live the relaxing South Florida lifestyle with that five star sophistication. So whether you are looking to live in one of the many luxury condominiums in Boca Raton or considering one of the glorious Boca Raton luxury homes overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway, or perhaps you’re just visiting our beautiful City from up North or Overseas, enjoy the following overview of the Boca Raton Luxury Lifestyle you’ve probably heard so much about.
Beaches and Boating: Boca’s Best Assets
Much of the allure of living in South Florida comes from the close proximity to the Atlantic Ocean and its beautiful beaches. Living in Boca Raton, you are never more than a short drive from the Intracoastal Waterway and Atlantic Ocean. Within the city, there are three oceanfront parks with beach access. The majority of the beaches of Boca Raton are free of any structures; they are left in a natural state of dunes and plant life. In some areas, the beaches are so quiet and natural that they feel private. Best beach for the kids is Red Reef Park and also try Spanish River Park – both have ample parking – best kept secret in Boca Raton is the annual Beach Parking Pass available from the City of Boca Raton – cost is currently $45 for the year (good for all City of Boca Raton Beach Parking). There are many Boca Raton luxury homes located on historic A1A that do offer private beach access. In Boca Raton, you can literally have the Atlantic as your backyard. One of the best ways to experience this pristine coastline is by boat. From the privacy of your own vessel you can cruise the Intracoastal Waterway and even venture out into the Atlantic as you pass some of the finest Boca Raton luxury real estate and some magnificent Boca Raton luxury homes. Being on the East coast, the sunrises are breathtaking when experienced from the shoreline. Many residents enjoy a leisurely walk, while others swim, bike, meditate and do yoga with the brilliant sunrise as their background.
Play Time: Luxury Golf Course Communities and Tennis Clubs
Florida is home to the most golf courses in the United States and also the home of Golf in America – The PGA National Resort, and is famous for its golf lifestyle. The most luxurious of these courses are in South Florida; Boca Raton being no exception. In Red Reef State Park there is an oceanfront golf course where you can tee off practically on the beach. The Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club even boasts a Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. There are countless other golf courses and country clubs in the city of Boca Raton as well as in the surrounding areas, for example – St. Andrews, The Country Club At Boca Raton, Boca Teeca, Mizner Country Club, Boca West with 5 golf courses, Boca Grove and numerous others for the golfing aficionado.
Tennis is another very popular activity for the residents of South Florida. There are numerous public courts (Patch Reef Park, The Swim and Racquet Club of Boca Raton with both clay and hard courts and The Tennis Center at Boca Raton) as well as private clubs, such as Boca Bath and Tennis Club and the Boca Raton Resort and Club. The USTA training headquarters is located in the city of Boca Raton. Many tennis clubs offer lessons and teams to play on. There are even USTA leagues to play on in Boca Raton, and of course, Chris Evert has her own academy based here and Andy Roddick has a Boca Raton luxury home. If your sport is golf or tennis, Boca Raton offers many opportunities for you to perfect your technique and play the game.
Dining at its Finest
Whether you crave authentic American cuisine, traditional Italian, Asian flavors or the absolute freshest seafood brought straight from the Atlantic to your table, Boca Raton has a restaurant for you. Offering some of the highest rated dining in South Florida, Boca serves as a culinary tour of some of the finest flavors of the world. A hotspot for bars, live music, upscale shopping, and fine eateries such as Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Mizner Park is a popular destination. On any given Friday or Saturday night, Mizner Park is bustling with residents of Boca Raton enjoying the music, bars, and delicious restaurants. Some Boca Raton luxury restaurants that we love include: Trattoria Romana; Arturo’s Ristorante; Seasons 52; Abe & Louie’s
Luxury Shopping Destinations
All the most luxurious shopping destinations are in your backyard when you live in Boca Raton. Unique boutiques, large department store chains, designer brands of all kinds as well as specialty retailers can all be found within city limits. Not to be forgotten, you are just a short drive away from the shopping experiences of West Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Miami. No matter what you shop for, Boca Raton has a bit of everything. The Town Center Mall off Glades Road and Saint Andrews is definitely an all-day event! Some luxury brands that have stores at The Town Center Mall include Cartier, Tiffany’s, Sacks Fifth Avenue, Louis Vuitton and Armani– Try lunch at Mariposa in Neiman Marcus (2nd floor) – casual elegant fare. Mizner Park also has some luxury shopping and wonderful boutiques and pay a visit to the Old Crocker Center (now called The Boca Center).
Experience the Art and Music of Boca Raton
Boca Raton has its own art museum conveniently located in Mizner Park. Attached to the museum is an amphitheater where there are concerts throughout the year. Just a short drive away from Boca Raton is the Bank Atlantic Center where many of the world’s most famous acts and musicians play concerts for you to enjoy. If you wish to experience fine art and music, Boca Raton is the place for you.
The luxury Floridian lifestyle can only be truly experienced in South Florida. Away from the noise and commotion of the metropolis that is Miami, Boca Raton offers something for everyone. Whether you desire to boat, experience the Atlantic Ocean, play golf, tennis, dine, shop, or experience art and music, Boca Raton is the place to be.
Boca Raton Luxury Real Estate
Boca Raton luxury Real Estate is unparalleled – whether you are looking for a Boca Raton luxury condominium overlooking the Atlantic Ocean or a premier estate property on the Intracoastal Waterway, Boca Raton luxury homes and luxury condominiums in Boca Raton are frequently featured in luxury magazines and travel shows for a reason – the opulence, splendor and eye-catching architecture will enamor you, and the resort style amenities will endear you. Some wonderful Boca Raton luxury condominium developments and Boca Raton luxury Apartments that literally have to be seen to be believed include: Luxuria Boca Raton, One Thousand Ocean, Excelsior Boca Raton, The Addison, The Aragon and Beresford. If Boca Raton luxury homes rather than luxury condominiums in Boca Raton is more your style, then no visit to Boca is complete without visiting some of the following Boca Raton luxury real estate communities: Royal Palm Yacht and Country Club; St Andrews Country Club; Le Lac; Lake Rogers; Old Floresta; Boca Bay Colony, Harbour East, Blue Inlet, Boca Marina & Yacht Club and The Sanctuary Boca RatonFor additional information please call our Office at 561-395-8418 and ask for Gia Freer or Grant Freer, or email us at: Info@PalmBeachPremierRealEstate.com