Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Highland Beach

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Highland Beach. This city is welcoming and relaxing, recognised for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and Mizner Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in and around Highland Beach

Are you looking for attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Highland Beach a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Deerfield Beach Pier (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Putt'n Around (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
  • Boomers Boca Raton (4.1 mi / 6.6 km)
  • Art Sea Living Gallery Art Studio (7.1 mi / 11.4 km)
  • Boca Raton Municipal Golf Course (7.5 mi / 12 km)
  • Schoolhouse Children's Museum and Learning Center (8 mi / 12.9 km)

Seasonal weather in Highland Beach

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 32°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Highland Beach

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to appreciate the scenery, Highland Beach is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are some of the area’s noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Gumbo Limbo Nature Center (3.1 mi / 5 km)
  • Yamato Scrub Natural Area (2 mi / 3.2 km)
  • Atlantic Dunes Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • Spanish River Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
  • James A. Rutherford Park (2.9 mi / 4.7 km)
  • Red Reef Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Highland Beach

Fly into Boca Raton, FL (BCT), the closest airport, located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Fort Lauderdale, FL (FXE-Fort Lauderdale Executive), which is 16.4 mi (26.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Highland Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,023 holiday lettings around Highland Beach. From 808 Flats to 726 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Highland Beach?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Highland Beach:

  • Central Beach: 286 holiday homes
  • South Corals: 84 holiday homes
  • Central Fort Lauderdale: 526 holiday homes
  • Hillsboro Beach: 231 holiday homes
  • South Fort Lauderdale: 290 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Highland Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Highland Beach. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Sawgrass Mills Mall: 5,832 holiday lettings
  • Palm Beach County Convention Center: 1,250 holiday lettings
  • National Croquet Center: 1,258 holiday lettings
  • Puppetry Arts Center of the Palm Beaches: 2,176 holiday lettings
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park: 6,464 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Highland Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Flats in Highland Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 808 Flats in Highland Beach. Our other popular types of Highland Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 726 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 80 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 49 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Highland Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,470 holiday homes with pool available in Highland Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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