Activities in Boca Raton
Discover the best that Boca Raton has to offer when you stay at the Boca Raton Bridge Hotel, located on the peaceful shores of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Our boutique hotel is moments away.from the area’s best outdoor activities – such as fishing, waterskiing, golfing and scuba diving – yet still provides easy access to downtown shopping, dining and nightlife. Boca Raton’s pristine beaches are just a 5-minute walk from our doorstep.
Visitors looking to explore more of South Florida may want to visit the Florida Everglades, Palm Beach Zoo or the Lion Country Safari park, all located less than an hour from the Bridge Hotel.
Local activities include:
Ultimate Sport Fishing
South Florida has the closest big-game fishing anywhere in the United States. The Gulf Stream is right offshore, only a five-minute run! Our sailfish are caught in sight of the beach. Come out and sport fish with one of the best and friendliest crews anywhere in Florida! Minutes from the Bridge Hotel. We offer a variety of fishing trips to suit your timeframe for parties from 1-6 people per boat with multiple boats available to accommodate large groups. We fish for; sailfish, mahi-mahi, tuna, king mackerel, wahoo, grouper, giant sharks, barracuda, snapper, and many more species! Live bait-kite fishing, sail fishing, trolling, wreck fishing, dead bait-trolling, shark fishing, bottom fishing, we do it all! "Whatever it takes!" is our motto/ No fishing request will be ignored, so if you have a preference, let us know.
For more information: www.UltimateSportFishing.com
A 65-foot fishing vessel whose motto is "Fish Can't Hide"—anglers cast their lines into the deep seas. After leaving the docks, the boat travels down the Intracoastal Waterway, before reaching the fishing grounds, where schools of kingfish, snappers, black fin tuna, and grouper rush to hide from the full-color fish finders. All guests may keep any fish within the size regulations. Camera-toting sailors can train their lens on the whale sharks, porpoises, and sea turtles breaching the ocean's surface.
For more information: www.FlamingoFishing.com
Welcome to Ride-A-Wave, home of Boca Raton's only Waverunner and boat rental business. Located at the Bridge Hotel boat dock situated outside the hotel lobby on Lake Boca just 100 yards from the Atlantic Ocean, we also rent 19-foot and 21-foot open bow Sea Ray boats that are perfect for leisurely cruises.
Come experience the beautiful waters of South Florida on one of our brand new, 3-seater Yamaha VX 110s, the best entry-level Waverunner with a top speed of 60 mph (produced by an 1100 cc engine). These Waverunners are ideal for anyone, from beginner to pro! Call Today: (561) 361-1077
For more information: www.RideAWaveFlorida.com
Ride A Wave Rental Costs
Waverunner: 1/2 Hour - $75 1 Hour - $105
Boats-19 ft Sea Ray: 3 Hours - $290 Full Day - $500
Boats-21 ft Sea Ray: 3 Hours - $330 Full Day - $550
* Tax and small fuel surcharges are additional.
Boca Raton offers many exciting opportunities for you to practice and perfect your swing. The Boca Raton Bridge Hotel is close to all of the Boca Raton golf courses, including the popular 18-hole regulation Municipal Golf Course just nine miles from the hotel.
You can even try your hand at mini golf nearby, but the real attraction is the variety of exciting golf courses in and around Boca Raton just waiting for you to tee off.
Deer Creek Golf Course
The 18-hole championship course at the Deer Creek Golf Club facility just 10 minutes away in Deerfield Beach, Florida is known for exceptional course conditions featuring fast Tif Eagle greens and 5 sets of tees. Golfers will enjoy the multi-million dollar Key-West style clubhouse, award winning golf pro shop, practice putting and chipping greens and driving range.
For more information: www.DeerCreekFlorida.com
Red Reef Executive Golf Course
Just two miles from the hotel you will discover Oceanside golfing at Red Reef Park Executive Golf Course. This lovely course is situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the
Intracoastal Waterway with breathtaking views on both sides. Enjoy the multi-million dollar nine-hole course boasting holes ranging from 54 to 227 yards, tees, fairways, and greens featuring Seashore Paspalum grass.
For more information: www.ci.Boca-Raton.fl.us
Ocean Breeze Golf Course
Discover Ocean Breeze Golf and Country Club, where you can experience world class golf and tennis. Situated on over 280 acres, Ocean Breeze boasts three exciting nine-hole courses designed to challenge the skills of every golfer. The premier facilities include two Tifteagle putting greens, a driving range, and Pro Shop. Take the time to visit this golf course during your stay in Boca Raton.
For more information: www.OceanBreezeGolf.com
Southwinds Golf Course
Southwinds Golf Course offers an 18-hole championship course, driving range and full practice facilities, including a bunker and putting green. With its lush foliage, picturesque tree lined fairways, and tranquil beauty, Southwinds Golf Course is pure golf the way it was meant to be played, with nothing to distract your game except the natural beauty of your surroundings. A sanctuary for golfers, birds, and wildlife. Southwinds Golf Course was voted “Best of Boca” in 2003 and 2004. Outstanding course conditions and friendly staff complete your extraordinary golf experience.
Southwinds Golf Course features top-ranked LPGA and PGA instructors and provides affordable group and private instruction for all ages and abilities. Open seven days a week including holidays.
For more information: www.co.Palm-Beach.fl.us
Our hotel’s ideal location in the heart of the city puts you close to all there is to do and see in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach, FL. If you are interested in visiting one of the myriad attractions nearby, then simply visit our front desk for assistance with arrangements or directions.
For those guests interested in a different kind of recreation, the hotel is only minutes by car to Boca's world-class shopping. Your hardest decision will be where to go next.
Royal Palm Place
Royal Palm Place is undeniably South Florida’s hottest “lifestyle” destination, evolving from a charming neighborhood shopping center into a vibrant 14-acre mixed-use development, while still keeping much of the old-world charm that has been its signature throughout the years.
At Royal Palm Place you can find something for everyone, as it boasts a fabulous variety of boutiques, art galleries, jewelers, salons, spas, and an array of specialties and services. Set amidst flowering gardens, Mediterranean fountains and tranquil piazzas, you can indulge yourself or find that perfect gift for a special someone on your list.
For more information: www.RoyalPalmPlace.com
Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood – Florida's Only Real Casino
You'll love playing at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino! We'll have you rockin' with over 2,300 of slots & games now featuring Vegas-Style Slots! We've got all of your favorites including Video Poker, Video roulette, Video keno, Video black jack, Cleopatra, Enchanted Unicorn, Hexbreaker, Little Green Men, Hot shots, Blazing 7’s, Spam and Wheel of Fortune plus classics like Double Diamond, Red, White & Blue and Five Times Pay. Whether you like to play pennies or much more, we've got a machine that'll suit you perfectly. All of our machines are coin-less and feature the state of the art "Easy Ticket" system. Simply hit the cash-out button from one machine, remove your ticket and take it right over to the next
machine of your choice to play some more!
Win $1 Million or more with Florida's first Nationwide Progressive Slots at Seminole Hard Rock Casino. When you play, you are linked to slot machines across the country, which means you can win jackpots of a million dollars or more! There's never been a bigger way to play - or win!
For more information: www.SeminoleHardrockHollywood.com
Experience world class scuba diving and snorkeling in Southeast Florida including North Palm Beach, Riviera Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Pompano Beach and Ft. Lauderdale has the best wreck diving and world class reefs.
Many sites are accessible from the beach but the best is just a short boat ride off shore. Lobster hunting and spear fishing is acceptable in many areas. The Gulf Stream sweeps close to shore and gives the area warm water all year with great visibility and the best drift diving in the US. South Florida divers, locals and visitors, love the scuba diving and snorkeling here. Experience the best. Experience Force-E.
Scuba Diving in the Boca Raton area offers some the best Scuba diving in the Florida. Boca has it's own ocean inlet which gives quick access to the reef and wrecks laying just a mile off shore. Force-E can have you diving on a different reef and wreck site every day for over a month. Scuba diving the area reef and wrecks is fantastic. The fish life and the underwater topographies are magnificent.
For more information: www.Force-E.com
Downtown boca raton
Downtown Boca Raton
Featuring village-style shopping, spa, dining, and entertainment options, Downtown Boca offers Bridge Hotel guests a varied array of options including: Mizner Park which includes several boutiques such as Tommy Bahama, D.Stern Jewelry, Z Gallery; a variety of restaurants with live entertainment; performance and fine art venues, including Mizner Park Amphitheater with live concerts and special events, the Boca Raton Museum of Art; a multi-screen movie theater, etc.
Royal Palm Place which features fashion boutiques, fine art at the Michael Israel Gallery, Yaacov Heller Gallery 22, and Karen Lynne Gallery, as well as spas, salons, and a variety of restaurant and café indoor and alfresco dining experiences, offering international cuisine including Continental, Asian/Thai, Italian, Mediterranean, Irish, French, and more.
For more information: www.DowntownBoca.org
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens
Explore the Japanese culture at Morikami Museum and Gardens, located just 15 miles from the Boca Raton Bridge Hotel. This center of Japanese Arts and Culture will take you to Japan, where you can view art exhibits, enjoy authentic tea ceremonies and attend traditional Japanese festivals. After exploring this exciting culture, return to South Florida luxury at the Boca Raton Bridge Hotel.
For more information: www.Morikami.org
Palm Beach Zoo
Palm Beach Zoo
The Palm Beach Zoo is just a half hour’s drive from the hotel. This nonprofit zoo is home to more than 1,500 animals on 23 acres of verdant tropical habitat. It strives to offer an open-air learning environment populated by live creatures and interactive attractions. Unique animals from all over the world are joined by a decorative carousel, an interactive water fountain for play and daily bird show performances.
For more information: www.PalmBeachZoo.org
Loxahatchee Everglades Boat Tours
In order to experience the true Florida, you have to explore the Everglades. Loxahatchee Everglades Tours takes guests into the national park via airboat for a trip that takes you over a grass river and among the alligators. Discover Florida the way it first was.
For more information: www.EvergladesAirboatTours.com
Lion Country Safari
Lion Country Safari
If you’re feeling adventurous, then a trip to Lion Country Safari may be the order of the day. In 1967 this attraction opened as the first safari park in the country that you could drive through. Over the years its population has grown to over 900 animals and the park has become a nature preserve featuring lions, zebras, white rhinos, giraffes and chimpanzees.
For more information: www.LionCountrySafari.com
Discover the world of beautiful butterflies as this exotic Boca Raton attraction. Butterfly World consists of more than ten acres of botanical gardens, aviaries and butterfly farms. There is even an onsite research facility for those fascinated by these lovely creatures.
For more information: www.ButterflyWorld.com
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
Gumbo Limbo Nature Center
A Coastal and Marine Environmental Experience. Founded in 1984, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a unique cooperative project of the City of Boca Raton, Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, Florida Atlantic University (FAU), and Friends of Gumbo Limbo. Each year, more than 100,000 local and tourist visitors receive valuable environmental education while enjoying respite from the city bustle.
As a beacon for environmental education, research, and conservation, Gumbo Limbo’s 20 acres of protected barrier island not only provides refuge to many varieties of plants and animals - some rare or endangered - but represents a commitment to protect our natural resources by our Members, Volunteers, and the organizations that comprise the Center.
For more information: www.GumboLimbo.org
BB&T Center Entertainment Venue
BB&T Center - The Center Of It All
BB&T Center is the home of the dynamic Florida Panthers Hockey Team. Popular concerts and festivals are routinely held at the center and attract both locals and visitors to the area. The center is also used for many corporate and private events.
For more information: www.TheBBTCenter.com
Boca Raton Beaches
Boca Raton Beaches
Take some time to explore the many beaches and parks of Boca Raton during your visit. Sand dunes, sea grass, ocean and sun - what more could you want?
Enjoy hiking, sunbathing, sailing, water skiing and more from sunrise to sunset.
For more information: www.ci.Boca-Raton.fl.us/rec/Beaches.shtm