Dania Beach is a city in Broward County, located in between Fort Lauderdale and Miami, putting residents in reach of daily conveniences, big city amenities, and just minutes from an international airport for any long-distance travel needs. As a coastal city, Dania Beach allows residents to enjoy living a resort-like lifestyle with plenty of beaches and recreational activities close by.
Climate and Geography
Southeast Florida’s climate is characterized as humid subtropical, meaning summers are hot and humid, while winters mild and warm. Dania Beach residents can expect to get an average of 65 inches of rain, and around 247 sunny days per year. Summer highs reach the 90s and winters can experience temperatures as cold as the high 50s.
Dania Beach borders the Atlantic Ocean and is east of the Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation.
Recreation, Culture, & Entertainment
Fun things to do in Dania Beach include visiting museums, sights, landmarks, parks, beaches, and shopping. Some of the top attractions include Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts, Dania Beach Fishing Pier, Secret Woods Nature Center, Dr. Von D Mizell- Eula Johnson State Park, Ocean Park Beach, Dania Pointe shopping mall, the International Game Fish Association, Frost Park, and Tigertail Lake Recreational Program.
Residents of Dania Beach can reach Fort Lauderdale by car in less than 15 minutes, and Miami in just under an hour, providing even more fun opportunities. For longer trips, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport is located directly across Dania Beach, a short four-minute drive.
Cost of Living & Taxes
The cost of living in Dania Beach is higher than the state and national average with factors like grocery and transportation primarily driving costs. Other factors like health care, housing, and utilities are below the state average.
Florida does not have an income tax and offers tax breaks for qualifying retirees such as a homestead exemption which helps offset property taxes.
Dania Beach residents can receive health care from hospitals in neighboring towns. Memorial Regional Hospital, just three miles away in Hollywood, is nationally ranked and rated high performing by U.S. News. Other health care options include Broward Health Medical Center, Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Plantation General Hospital, Westside Regional Medical Center, Aventura Hospital and Medical Center which are all within a seven-mile radius or less.