Vacationers looking for a beach city in South Florida with less crowd, should flock to Deerfield Beach. Named after the animal that used to wander around the area, the city is located in Broward County, just south of Palm Beach. With a “Blue Wave” beach topped with shopping and dining venues, this city is a great destination to spend the holidays, breaks, or any getaways. So, what attractions are in Deerfield?
First, the beach of course! Awarded for its water quality, amenities, and safety, bring the entire family or enjoy some solitude as you wade and swim. Or— just bask under Florida’s warm sun. With various water sports like surfing and water skiing, Deerfield Beach is also haven for adventure seekers.
For a break from the water without going too far, check out Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier and the Deerfield Beach Boardwalk. The pier stocks fishing rods for rental, along with fresh and frozen tackle, and accessories including ice and t-shirts. For more water fun, not to be missed is Quiet Waters Park, home of the famous cable skiing. Other attractions are Deerfield Island Park and Deerfield Beach Arboretum. For those who simply adore historical attractions, a must-visit is The Butler House.
Dine at these top restaurants recommended by online reviewers
- Casa Maya Grill - Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian-friendly, Vegan and Gluten Free (GF) options
- Flanigan's Seafood Bar & Grill - American, Seafood, International, Pub, Veg-friendly, Vegan and GF
- Twenty Twenty Grille (Boca Raton) - American, Contemporary, Veg-friendly, Vegan and GF
- Charm City Burger Company - American, Fast Food
- The Whale's Rib - American, Seafood, Bar/Pub, Veg-friendly, GF
With large number of visitors year after year, it goes without saying that Deerfield Beach needs to accommodate more guests. Thus, the city has at least 18 hotel properties for all of its visitors to enjoy a night or more in Deerfield Beach. Guests can choose to stay in beachfront hotels or inexpensive Deerfield Beach Florida hotels. Many of these hotels are from famous hotel chains while there are selected independent hotels operating in the city as well.
When it comes to amenities, hotels in Deerfield Beach have plenty of them!
Whether you are looking for hotels with pools or breakfast included in rates, you can easily find and book them. The same holds true for those looking for family-friendly or pet-friendly hotels in Deerfield Beach.
Royal Blue Hotel
A luxury hotel in Deerfield Beach is Royal Blue Hotel located at the beachfront of the city. This 4-star hotel lies close to Deerfield Beach Pier and only a few miles from downtown Deerfield Beach.
A small upscale property, they have 12 guestrooms packed with amenities and premium services such as an outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, childcare, airport shuttle, Wi-Fi, parking and coffee/tea at the common area. Rooms are spacious with separate living areas with private balconies to view the ocean from the room.
This pet-friendly hotel in Deerfield Beach welcomes your 'four-legged kiddos', up to 2 pets or 50lbs. When exploring attractions from Royal Blue Hotel, the following are nearby – Deerfield Island Park, South Inlet Park Beach, and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.
For mid-range hotels, guests can trust famous hotel brands like Best Western and Wyndham
Best Western Plus Deerfield Beach Hotel & Suites
The Best Western Plus is perfect for those who want to be close to Quiet Water Park (only 3 miles away) and Deerfield Beach Fishing Pier (4 miles). A helpful fact is this hotel faces a lake complete with an outdoor pool, spa, ATM services, computer station, and a bar/lounge. This all-suite hotel let guests pick a non-smoking or smoking rooms along with rooms with bathtub, sofa bed, or accessible facilities.
Nearby, find Planet Air Sports with a trampoline park, rock climbing walls, and a ropes course. If you have loads of energy for a longer day of fun activities, drive 15 or 20 miles to Xtreme Action Park in Ft Lauderdale. Choices here are go kart racing (kids and adults), bowling, roller skating, a huge arcade, a ropes course and trampoline park. But, there is more! Try out one of the Xtreme escape rooms, the 7-D Dark Ride with motion seats and laser guns, Bazooka Blast which combines paintball and lasers and plenty of other activities.
Slow things down with a stroll through the 30,000+ square foot Dezer Auto Museum, have a drink in the Pit Bar, a meal from the All American Cafe, and dessert at Hershey's Shake Shop.
In the area you'll also find Crystal Lake Golf Club and Deerfield Beach Arboretum. The arboretum features over 200 varieties of exotic trees spanning five continents. Trees line a one-half mile paved wheelchair accessible path. Go check it out and don't forget your camera!
Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel
For those who want to stay in a beachfront hotel in Deerfield Beach without spending too much money, choose Wyndham Deerfield Beach Hotel. A larger hotel with 177 rooms with 17 room types to choose, it is close to Deerfield Beach Pier, Deerfield Beach Park, South Inlet Beach Park, and Gumbo Limbo Nature Center.
This beachfront property has a total of 3 restaurants, outdoor pool providing an ocean view, business center, and a fitness center. Services offered are valet parking, limo/car service, and daily housekeeping.
La Quinta Deerfield Beach
When it comes to affordable hotels, La Quinta is a trusted name. In Deerfield Beach, there are two properties – at I-95 (100 SW 12th Avenue) and I-95, Hillsboro Exit (351 West Hillsboro Blvd.) La Quinta rooms are fitted with the right amenities like flat-screen TVs, microwaves, and hair dryer. Some rooms have bathtubs and video game consoles for added entertainment and relaxation.
Other in-house amenities include meeting rooms, an outdoor pool, business center, and a fitness center. Daily housekeeping, multi-lingual staff, Wi-Fi, free parking, and a complimentary breakfast is also offered.
Come explore all the great indoor and outdoor attractions and enjoy a delightful trip to Deerfield Beach.
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