Boca Raton

Whether you're in the mood to relax at the beach and spend the afternoon with your family.

Welcome to Boca Raton

A world-famous city with world-class dining, shopping, and properties.
Beautifully landscaped with palm tree-lined streets and distinct Spanish-Mediterranean architecture, you will feel like you are on a permanent vacation in Boca Raton. Situated between West Palm Beach and Fort Lauderdale in Palm Beach County, there is a little something for everyone. Boca Raton has many sought-after neighborhoods, great schools, and local attractions and events that keep the community engaged all year long.
Boca Raton started as a tiny agricultural community in the early 1900s and was officially incorporated in 1925. During this time, famed architect Addison Mizner designed Boca Raton’s most exquisite landmarks and buildings in his distinctive Spanish-Mediterranean style, many of which are still in use today. Old meets new as East Boca maintains its architectural touch alongside high-rise beach condos, while Central and West Boca include more modern homes and new development communities. 
‘Boca’ as it is known to locals, has something for everyone, from family-friendly neighborhoods, country clubs, and waterfront properties on Florida’s shoreline. Boca Raton is the perfect blend of casual and suburban living. Whether you're in the mood to relax at the beach, take up a round of golf, spend the afternoon with your family at Sugarsand Park, walk around Boca Town Center Mall, or go out for a world-class dinner, Boca has it all.

What to Love

  • Luxury homes, condos, townhouses with close proximity to world-class dining & shopping
  • A booming economy and easy access to Downtown Miami
  • Top-notch golf, recreational activities, and boating

People and Lifestyle

Boca residents are affluent, successful, and enjoy the high life – this is a pricey town to buy in but beloved by the residents. Its roots are in the outdoor amenities and the family-friendly nature; some of the best private schools in Florida are here in Boca. 
As well as being a melting pot for a diverse collection of cultures, Boca Raton offers an interesting clash of architectural styles, with modern oceanfront high-rises nestling among gorgeous historic buildings. East Boca retains a historic feel, with many of the buildings dating back to the 1920s, and offers a very walkable environment. This is a great part of town to jog, cycle, or just stroll, and the picturesque palm trees provide plenty of shade on hot summer days. 

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping

Boca is known for world-class dining and upscale elegance when it comes to a night on the town. Here are some of the top restaurants in the area:
  • Tucci’s Pizza: Flavorful wood-fired pizza and great ambiance! 
  • Il Mulino New York: Upscale Italian fare at one of the top-rated restaurants in town.
  • Casa D’Angelo: Authentic Italian food, perfect for large gatherings and family dinners
  • Chops Lobster Bar: Excellent seafood in downtown Boca 
  • New York Prime: This is the pinnacle of steakhouses in the area: this has been acclaimed in Boca Raton Magazine Hall of Fame for the “best steak” in town
  • Abe & Louie’s Steakhouse: Another excellent steakhouse!
  • City Fish Market: Relaxing waterfront dining at one of the best restaurants in Boca Raton –  beautiful scenic views overlooking a pristine lake
  • Bluefin Sushi: Fantastic, inventive sushi with a buzzy atmosphere
Boca Raton is home to some of South Florida’s best shopping and dining, with many of the city’s restaurants and shops clustered in the charming and historic downtown. Mizner Park, in the heart of downtown, is a huge, beautifully landscaped development that’s home to upscale boutiques, cutting-edge restaurants, and an iPic movie theater. Palm trees, fountains, and elegant walkways provide the backdrop here, and the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. Nearby, another assortment of boutiques and eateries can be found in sophisticated Royal Palm Place.
West and Central Boca feature an assortment of favorite neighborhood restaurants, as well as the enormous Town Center Mall. This impressive indoor shopping center houses high-end department stores, boutiques, and a range of dining options.
The Boca Green Market is a beautiful, local farmer’s market that takes place every Saturday between November and May; it features a diverse array of over 40 local produce vendors, meats and cheeses, local artists, prepared foods, baked goods, gorgeous flowers, and even handmade pottery!

Things To Do 

East Boca presents the ever-popular Lake Boca; make sure you stock your cooler when you dock there as it is a central gathering spot on the Intracoastal for boaters and kayakers looking for a fun day on the water. Morikami Museum Japanese Garden is a gorgeous public garden with an abundance of culture! A serene way to spend the day. 
Downtown Boca features The Boca Raton Museum of Art, the cultural heart of Boca Raton, which has provided decades of service to the community. There’s always an exciting array of visual art on display here, as well as a host of classes, workshops, and events. Downtown also holds two wonderful plazas, Mizner Park and Royal Palm Place, which both include local restaurants, bars, and boutiques. Mizner Park Cultural Center, in downtown Boca, is another local favorite. This intimate performing arts center plays host to numerous musicals, concerts, and comedy shows throughout the year. Other beloved cultural institutions include the Wick Theatre, which hosts classic musicals and houses a fascinating Broadway costume museum, and the Boca Raton Children’s Museum, which is a time-tested favorite among local kids. 
There are plenty of outdoor activities to soak up the sun, including beaches, neighborhood parks, the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, golf courses, and tennis courts. Boca Raton is also home to the luxurious and iconic Boca Raton Resort and Club, built in 1926 and designed by famed architect Addison Mizner. Perfect for a stay-cation or for a nice dinner or cocktail out on the town!
The gigantic 132-acre Sugar Sand Park is one of the city’s most visited parks and never fails to disappoint. There are pleasant nature trails here, as well as pavilions and sports fields. Local kids love this place for its carousel, splash pad, and Science Explorium, and there are plenty of secluded corners in which to enjoy an afternoon picnic. With nearly 20 courses to choose from, you’ll find that Boca Raton’s golf scene is considerably above par. Featuring breathtaking views of the Atlantic ocean on one side and the Intercoastal Waterway, the Alan C. Alford Red Reef Family Golf Course is a local favorite and has much to offer. 
The beaches provide volleyball, scuba diving, snorkeling, and kayaking – South Beach, Red Reef, and Spanish River are the 3 public parks that offer beach access in Boca, and lifeguards are always on duty during the day. 
The Seafood and Music Festival and the Boca Raton Festival of the Arts are two annual events that are beloved by locals.


There are many public schools in the area run by the School District of Palm Beach County as well as some excellent private schools that are incredibly popular with parents. 
The top private schools in the area are:


For higher education, both Florida Atlantic University and Lynn University are based in Boca, attracting thousands of students from all over the world. Other options include Palm Beach State College, Digital Media Arts College, and Everglades University.

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