An Introduction to Delray Beach

“The Village by the sea” is located in southern Palm Beach County just below where Florida becomes tropical on the east coast of the state. It is bordered by Gulfstream and Boynton Beach to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Highland Beach and Boca Raton to the south, and the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National wildlife refuge to the west. It encompasses 15.4 square miles and has a population of approximately 64,150 residents of which more than 75% are below the age of 65.

Delray boasts an air of relaxed sophistication with an artsy edge. Well known for its vibrant downtown…Atlantic Avenue east of I-95, extending to the beach with an eclectic concentration of restaurants, shoppes, galleries and nightlife. The bustling downtown is not only consumer friendly, but dog friendly as well. You will see many of man’s (and woman’s) best friends dining al fresco with their owners. There are 111 restaurants, 52 spas and salons, 28 art galleries, 17 hotels and an ever growing number of unique retail shops.