Vacation in Delray Beach – Florida’s charming and lively ‘village by the sea!’
Award-winning Delray Beach is a location that retains a coastal village feel, while also providing plenty to experience, indulge, and explore. Whether you want to relax on the beach, catch some waves, or soak up the local culture, Delray is the perfect spot for your next vacation. Read on to find out more.
There is plenty to experience in Florida’s village by the sea. Indeed, as you would expect of a location with a wonderful sandy beach and clear blue ocean, there are plenty of fun water sports like surfing on offer. Although, once you have wiped out, why not take a trip to the fascinating surf history project museum? A place where you can check out vintage and locally made surfboards and get the low down on the history of the sport in Florida.
Of course, if your tastes run to the artist there is plenty to wet your whistle in Delray beach too. In fact, there is the Delray beach center for the arts where performances and workshops are regularly held.
Alternatively, why not visit one of the independent art tutors in the area who offer paint and sip classes? Fun sessions where you get step-by-step advice on how to create a painting and get to drink wine while you do it!
Finally, if you are looking for more of a festival vibe, head on over to the Morikami Museum in April for the Hatsume Fair celebrating spring. There you will find delicious Japanese treats, a variety of performances, and vendors selling artisanal goods.
You will also be pleased to discover that Delray Beach has a highly regarded restaurant scene too. With plenty of places where you can sample local delicacies, and high-end seafood.
In particular, it’s well worth paying a trip to City Oyster & Sushi Bar. A venue where the old-time decor creates a luxe atmosphere well matched by the fresh seafood, and other hand-crafted food items made on the premises Indeed at City Oyster & Sushi Bar you will find a raw bar, as well as west and east coast oysters.
Then there are the foodie tours that you can take that will walk you down Delray Beach’s famous Atlantic Avenue. A place where you can sample a whole range of the gastronomic treats that our little village by the sea has to offer.
Finally, getting around in Delray is easy too. Indeed, with the Delray Downtowner service, you can get free rides that are as good for the environment as they are for your pocket.
Although, as a beach town, you may prefer to experience the sites from the ocean. Happily, this is easy to do as well as you will find several providers offering narrated Yacht tours that provide you with the opportunity of seeing the wealth of sea life the area has to offer, as well as the spectacular homes that line the coast.