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 highlights

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.

Where to stay near Highland Beach?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,270 holiday rentals near Highland Beach. From 863 Condos/Apartments to 867 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Highland Beach is on Stayz.

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 rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Highland Beach:

  • Central Fort Lauderdale: 523 holiday homes
  • Birch Park Finger Streets: 239 holiday homes
  • Lauderdale Beach: 996 holiday homes
  • Barrier Island: 555 holiday homes
  • Central Beach: 253 holiday homes

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

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

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

  • Art Sea Living Gallery Art Studio: 2,364 holiday rentals
  • Plaster Carousel: 3,963 holiday rentals
  • Putt'n Around: 2,629 holiday rentals
  • Calypso Bay Waterpark: 2,068 holiday rentals
  • Puppetry Arts Center of the Palm Beaches: 2,702 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Highland Beach listed on Stayz 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 Condos/Apartments in Highland Beach?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 863 Condos/Apartments in Highland Beach. Our other popular types of Highland Beach holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 867 holiday houses
  • Villas: 91 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 59 holiday houses

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 1,568 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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