Things To Do

THINGS TO DO Lovely Lauderdale by the Sea


Our hacienda is perfectly located right in the heart of Lauderdale by the Sea.  Just 100 steps to the east will bring you to miles and miles of soft, beautiful beach and warm Atlantic Ocean. A scenic one block stroll along lovely El Mar Drive to the south will take you to everyone's favorite downtown gathering spot, Pelican Square.  At the Square you can enjoy your day and evening activities including dining at a variety of outdoor cafes and restaurants, shopping, fishing from the local pier and live evening entertainment. A short walk to the north takes you to the neighborhood Publix grocery store and shopping center for all your vacation necessities.It's all right here in...Florida's Real Best Kept Secret...Lauderdale by the Sea.


Ocean Activities


Tropical breezes, warm sand, relaxing ocean waves.  Why not renew your body, mind and soul with a barefoot stroll along Lauderdale by the Sea's wide, uncrowded beaches.  Or do nothing at all...just lay back and enjoy the view.

At the Beach

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         Under the Sea

Known as the Shore Diving Capital of South Florida.  Our renowned coral reef system offers scuba divers and snorklers the time of their life.  Lauderdale by the Sea offers unprescedented access to 3 underwater reef systems. 

Two local dive shops available.

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             At the Town Pier

Anglin's Pier, built by the Town's founding family, is an authentic local landmark.  The pier provides a good time for anglers of all ages, a stunning panoramic view of the coastine for sightseers, and a cozy ocean habitat for many marine species.

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In the Water!

Depending on the day it could be

'surf's up' or 'paddleboards down'.

  Our easily accessible  beach is popular

with the locals for windsurfing,

skimboarding, kite surfing and body surfing.

Rental equipment and lessons available.

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Watching the Sun Rise

Just open your front door and enjoy the Greatest Show on Earth...the magnificent sun gently rising out of the Atlantic Ocean. 

An awe-inspiring way to start your day!

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Around Town

Anglin Square

Anglin Square if the place to be in Lauderdale by the Sea!  The all new downtown, located directly at the beach, is the favorite gathering spot for people watching, listening to music, playing

games, dining & dancing, and... just hanging out.


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Enjoy your breakfast, lunch, dinner, or evening cocktail with a lovely ocean view and just a one block walk from our charming hacienda! 

Click here for a complete list of top notch

Lauderdale by the Sea restaurants all

within easy walking distance!

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The Village shops include grocery, drug and liquor stores - ice cream and frozen yogurt shops, souveniers, beach gear, banks, salons and more, all within easy walking distance of the hacienda.  You can also shop till you drop at world-famous Sawgrass Mills Outlet Mall and Thunderbird Swap Shop... or visit the local Galleria & Target Malls & local craft fairs.

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For those who love a little nightlife, just stroll downtown to the weekend street parties and dance to top-rated live music.  The local pubs and eateries also offer

live entertainment nightly as well a

s fascinating people watching!


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Keeping Fit

For today 's traveler, keeping fit on their trip is often a priority!  Our lovely El Mar Drive

is an exercise mecca!  El Mar is an ideal beachside two mile oval track with ocean views for walkers, joggers, bikers & skaters.  Don't forget the warm year-round

sunshine and refreshing ocean breezes!

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Lauderdale by the Sea Municipal Park

Our local park is just one block away and features a soccer field, basketball court, tennis courts and lovely little children's playground.

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Our local churches are Assumption Catholic Church and the Community Presbyterian Chuch.  Both are within walking distance.

Welcome to our Mexico-style Hacienda