Dubbed America's Gateway to the Gulfstream, Boynton Beach offers a prime coastal retreat on Florida's Atlantic shore. This thriving beach town enjoys a prime location in Palm Beach County, where visitors and locals find a variety of shops, restaurants, golf courses, and cultural attractions. Boynton Beach is also a prime retirement destination, featuring a number of impressive active adult communities.
Boynton Beach is located in Southeast Florida, about halfway between West Palm Beach and Boca Raton. Neighboring communities also include Lake Worth and Delray Beach. Just west of the city, nature lovers will find the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge and the northeastern edge of the Everglades.
Located along the Gulf Stream, Boynton Beach enjoys cool breezes through the summer months and plenty of sunshine during the mild winters. The climate is warm and sunny, with average summer temperatures reaching the high 80s or low 90s in July and August. Winter days are mild with daytime temperatures typically ranging from the high 60s to low 80s.
Boynton Beach is Palm Beach County's third-largest city and it boasts some of the area's best white sandy beaches. Revitalization in the downtown area continues to offer new attractions, including the impressive Boynton Beach Harbor Marina, just south of the Boynton Inlet. This downtown area is expanding into a pedestrian-friendly center where water lovers can enjoy boating, fishing, scuba diving trips, and jet ski rentals.
Shopping plazas include an eclectic mix of casual stores and high-end boutiques, while local eateries often feature outdoor patios and waterfront dining. The scenic beauty in Boynton Beach extends beyond its sandy beaches to include lush nature walks.
Promenade Park borders the Intracoastal Waterway and a natural mangrove preserve. It offers scenic walking trails, shaded seating and a waterfront area for special events. The 12-acre Mangrove Park, also adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway, connects to three tidal inlets and offers an ideal setting to view local birds and wildlife.
Active Adult Communities
Active adults who choose to settle in the area will find a number of appealing Boynton Beach communities. Those who prefer larger, resort-style communities may find an ideal home in Indian Spring Country Club, Palm Isles or the open-age Aberdeen Golf & Country Club. The area also features a number of mid-sized communities, as well as smaller neighborhoods like The Club at Indian Lakes or Ponte Vecchio West.
With its fabulous Palm Beach County setting, small-town charm, and exciting revitalization plans, it's easy to see why Boynton Beach continues to be a popular destination for many active adult retirees.