Lighthouse Point is located between upmarket Boca Raton and Fort Lauderdale. It is a popular year round holiday destination due to its beautiful beach, year-round sunshine, shopping and natural attractions. This coastal town is named after the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse which was built in 1907. It marks the north point of the Florida Reef and its powerful light can be seen for 28 miles. The town has a population of just over 11,000 residents, with many visitors swelling the numbers throughout the year.
Visitors usually rent a holiday home in Lighthouse Point to enjoy the fabulous Hillsboro Beach which is just across the Intracoastal Waterway. The perfect soft sand beach and warm blue waters are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, surfing, walking and enjoying the many water sports offered in the area. Golf
The area around Fort Lauderdale has plenty of golf courses to suit all levels of play. Bring your own clubs or rent a set when you arrive and enjoy playing in the beautiful Florida sunshine before relaxing at the 19th hole.
Centred on a casino run by the Seminole Indians, the Hard Rock Casino is the area’s best entertainment venue. There is always an excellent program of live concerts by international stars. Hard Rock Casino is open night and day with slot machines, plenty of things to do and a huge choice of restaurants.
One of the most popular attractions within easy reach from your self catering apartment in Lighthouse Point is the Everglades, one of the natural wonders of the world. Take an exhilarating airboat ride across part of this 1.5 million acre swamp to an Indian hammock and see alligators, herons, egrets and other wildlife along the way.
The nearby city of Fort Lauderdale offers a host of things to do. Head for the shops along Las Olas Blvd, or admire the luxury yachts which are moored along the Riverside Boardwalk. There are a host of cafés and restaurants from which to enjoy people-watching in this lovely tropical paradise.
This modern complex always has a varied program of plays, concerts, operas and performances to suit all tastes so check out who is performing during your stay and visit one of the best arts centres in Florida, within easy reach of your vacation rental in Lighthouse Point.
The weather in South Florida offers plenty of warmth and sunshine all year round. Average daytime highs in the winter months are a pleasant 76°F (25°C) and reach a hot and humid 90°F (32°C) or higher in August. Hurricanes occasionally affect Lighthouse Point from August through October.
There are several main airports close to your vacation rental in Lighthouse Point. The closest airport is Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport which is 15 miles away. Miami International Airport is 36 miles away and Palm Beach International Airport is 28 miles from Lighthouse Point and they all have many national and international flights daily.