Located just north of Fort Lauderdale, in the heart of Florida's Gold Coast, the City of Pompano Beach is home to some of the warmest and clearest waters, welcoming golden fine sandy beaches and calming breezes. It's the perfect place for a beach vacation, with lots of sun, fun and adventure. Enjoy exciting water sports, from deep sea fishing, scuba diving to paddle boarding or a game of sand volleyball, use the fitness equipment, there are playgrounds, picnic areas, and an interactive water fountain all overlooking the ocean! The public beach is guarded seven days a week from 9:00 am - 4:45 pm and 6:45 pm during daylight saving time. All are welcome. Visit one of our many fabulous parks and take in a game of golf or tennis. Enjoy unique shopping, fabulous dining, harness racing or try your luck at the smoke free casino.
Air - Fly into Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, Pompano Beach is only 16 miles north, just off Interstate 95. For those arriving into Miami International Airport, Pompano Beach is 38 miles north, off Interstate 95. By private plane, fly directly into Pompano Beach Air Park.
Driving - From Interstate 95 take Exit 36 Atlantic Blvd, Exit 38 Copan's Road or Exit 39 Sample Road. From the Florida Turnpike take Exit 69 Sample Road.
Railway/Bus - Visitors taking Amtrak, your station will be Deerfield Beach or Fort Lauderdale. For local Tri-Rail visitors, Pompano Beach station is your stop. If you prefer bus, it's Greyhound to the Fort Lauderdale station.
Pompano Beach has 3miles of lovely beachfront that is over 100 yards wide with fine golden sand making it one of the most beautiful family friendly beaches in South Florida. There are all types of activities including water sports, sand volleyball, an interactive water fountain, playground, outdoor fitness equipment, walkways and picnic areas, all overlooking the ocean.
The public beach is guarded seven days a week from 9:00 am to 4:45pm and 6:45 during daylight saving time. All are very welcome.
Pompano Beach has the most magnificent natural coral reefs accessible from shore, also for the serious divers there are 18 shipwrecks and miles of interesting reefs to explore. With the warm gulfstream current flowing parallel to the shoreline, the linear reef tract creates perfect conditions for drift diving also known as “Valet Diving”.
Home of Shipwreck Park Inc., where the Lady Luck was sunk in 50-100 feet of water July 2016, includes a casino themed deck, with a statue of Lady Luck. The Okinawa was sunk just off Pompano Beach Pier in 70 feet of water August 2017. It is very accessible for almost any dive skill level as the top is just 40 feet below the surface. It too has interactive art that includes a dive bar and a mermaid.
Named for the Pompano, Pompano Beach has some of the world’s best sports fishing; the best topography and temperature of the Atlantic Ocean just east of the beach are the perfect habitat for many sport fish. No fishing license required.
Pompano Beach has water adventures galore, for both the young and young at heart; from kayaking, jet skiing, boating to luxury dinner cruises and much more.
Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park features live entertainment daily in a smoke free environment. It has 38 live action poker tables and 1,500 slot machines with 6 restaurants to choose from. It is the winter capital of Harness Racing. The Park also offer simulcasting of Harness and Thoroughbred Racing, Jai Lai Games and Greyhound Racing from over 20 venues across North America.
The Festival Flea Market is the largest indoor flea market in the US, very popular with visitors!
Pompano Beach offers a vast array of dining choices, from Zagat rated fine dining restaurants, to casual bistros and tropical beach bars, many featuring live entertainment and great happy hours.
Pompano Beach is a perfect location for a romantic destination wedding at one of the popular beach hotels or a private cruise on the intracoastal or at the historic Sample-McDougald House. Beach permits can be purchased at Emma Lou Civic Center and marriage licenses must be purchased from the Broward County Clerk of Courts.
Catch an event at the City’s new Cultural Center, stroll through the Baily Contemporary Arts, browse the Ali or attend a concert at the Amp. There are also ongoing events and festivals happening around the City. Visit pompanobeacharts.com for a complete list.
The Greg Norman Signature Pines Golf Course, redesigned by Greg Norman features 7119 yards, par 72, TifEagle greens and 5 sets of tees for your golfing enjoyment. The adjacent Palms Course is over 6280 yards, par 71 and 5 sets of tees and only a mile from the beach! pompanobeachfl.gov 954.786.4142. There are also 3 other challenging courses at Palm Aire Country Club. palmaire.clublink.com or 954.975.6225
The Pompano Beach Municipal Tennis Center located at Community Park offers 16 lighted professional clay courts .
|Wyndham Palm-Aire Resort & Spa||2601 Palm Aire Dive North||800.989.6901||wyndhampalmaire.com||385|
|Wyndham Sea Gardens||615 N. Ocean Blvd.||800.989.6901||wyndhamseagardens.com||257|
|Marriott Pompano Beach Resort & Spa||1200 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.782.0100||marriott.com||219|
|Beachcomber Resort and Villas||1200 S. Ocean Blvd.||954.941.7830||beachcomberresort.com||143|
|Extended Stay Cypress Creek||1401 W. McNab Rd.||954.783.1050||extendedstayamerica.com||131|
|Motel 6||1201 NW 31st Ave.||954.977.8011||motel6.com||126|
|Budgetel Inn||1411 31st Ave||954.972.3700||budgetelpompanobeach.com||115|
|Lighthouse Cove Resort||1406 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.941.3401||lighthousecove.com||113|
|Residence Inn Pompano Beach Central||3221 NE 7th Place||954.784.9003||marriott.com||112|
|Hampton Inn Ft. Lauderdale Pompano Beach||900 S. Federal Hwy||954.623.9000||hamptoninn.hilton.com||108|
|Residence Inn Pompano Beach Oceanfront||1350 N.Ocean Blvd.||954.590.1000||marriott.com||105|
|Canada House||1704 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.942.8200||canadahouse.us||92|
|Wyndham Royal Vista||1110 S. Ocean Blvd.||800.989.6901||wyndhamroyalvista.com||91|
|Wyndham Santa Barbara||1301 S. Ocean Blvd.||800.989.6901||wyndhamsantabarbara.com||90|
|La Costa Beach Club Resort||1504 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.942.4900||lacostabeachclub.net||77|
|America's Best Inn Pompano Beach||4211 N. Federal Hwy||954.943.9866||americasbestinn.com||60|
|Super 8||2300 NE 10th St.||954.943.3500||super8.com||60|
|Sands Harbor Resort & Marina||125 N. Riverside Dr.||954.942.9100||sandsharbor.com||55|
|Executive Economy Lodge||555 S. Federal Hwy||954.943.0920||exececonomylodge.com||48|
|Atlantic Inn||151 NW 17th Ave.||954.977.7411||40|
|Surf Side Resort||710 S. Ocean Blvd.||954.942.5507||surfside-resort.com||35|
|Sea Steps Suites||717 S. Ocean Blvd||954.908.3371||seastepssuites.com||33|
|Ocean Beach Resort||300 S. Ocean Blvd.||954.942.2030||oceanbeachresort.com||30|
|Shores Terrace||819 N. Ocean Blvd||954.942.9204||shoresresortpompano.com||30|
|Aqua Mar Condos||555 N Riverside Dr.||954.943.8800||aquamarcondo.com||28|
|Seaside Beach Club||501 Briny Ave||954.941.7650||seasidebeachclub.com||28|
|Aloha Condo Resort||605 Riverside Dr.||954.943.7000||alohaflorida.com||24|
|Ebb Tide Resort||300 Briny Ave||954.941.7200||ebbtideresort.com||22|
|Dolphin Motel||3215 NE 7th St.||954.941.7373||dolphinmotel.com||20|
|Floranada Condo||3225 NE 16th St.||954.781.9885||floranadausa.com||20|
|Coral Tides Resort & Beach Club||580 Briny Ave.||954.941.8500||coraltidesresort.com||17|
|Sea Cove Motel||213 S. Ocean Blvd||954.941.9700||theseacovemotel.com||15|
|Budget Lodge||831 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.941.0139||budgetlodgepompano.com||13|
|Le Cabanon Motel||504 N. Ocean Blvd||954.941.6171||lecabanonmotel.com||9|
|Ocean Spirit Resort||1301 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.957.4270||oceanspiritresort.com||9|
|Seahorse Motel||901 N. Ocean Blvd.||954.786.1359||seahorsepompano.com||9|
|Bahama Beach Club||3211 SE 6th Street||954.283.1111||4rentbythebeach.com||6|
|Cottages by the Ocean||3309 SE 3rd Street||954.283.1111||4rentbythebeach.com||6|
|Pineapple Place Apartments||3217 NE 7th Place||954.283.1111||4rentbythebeach.com||4|
|Sunny Place Apartments||700 S. Ocean Blvd||954.283.1111||4rentbythebeach.com||4|
|Pelican Place Apartments||3221 NE 7th Place||954.283.1111||4rentbythebeach.com||3|