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.

Getting Here

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.

Sun Fun Adventure


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.

Scuba Diving

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.

Water Adventures

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.

Events and Attractions

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.

Golf & Tennis

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 .

where to stay

Hotel Name Address Phone Website Units
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. 954.941.3410 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
Haven Hotel 4211 N. Federal Hwy 954.943.9866 havenhotels.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
Pelican by the Sea Motel 3209 NE 7th St. 954.312.9495 pelicanbytheseamotel.com 14
Pompano Breeze Vacation Rentals 3217-21 NE 9th St. 954.256.1111 pompanobreeze.com 14
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
"I have been here off and on for the past 50 years. It has charm, tranquility and a great group of people. Our parks, beaches and activity centers are open and available to all."
Carol B.
"Wonderful beaches, awesome restaurants, helpful people, good snorkeling spots, amazing golf courses, great tennis school!"
Nicole T.
"Pompano Beach is a beautiful place to live and the ART is now making it more exciting."
Kelly M.
"It is a beautiful beach with wonderful, friendly people. Great place for family fun in the sun!"
Jim P.
"I live in Pompano Beach and I love the new rennovation of the waterfront."
Edward C.
"Love, love, love living in Pompano Beach. Been here 35yrs. Can't imagine living anywhere else!"
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