Urdl's Water Gardening Center offers everything for the pond enthusiast, from pumps and liners, to plants and decorations. Located on the Corner of Atlantic Avenue and Congress, there is easy access off the street and ample parking. Super friendly and helpful staff--fair prices.
PROS: great selection, helpful staff
Gumbo Limbo is the best place in Palm Beach County to spend a day with kids learning about the ocean environment. Kids can view sea turtles and learn about their rescue program and hold live sea creatures in an outdoor touchtank. Bring a picnic and take a walk through the swamp--see turtles, snakes, and spiders in their natural environment. Free admission, donation suggested.
PROS: kid friendly learning center
The Shore edge Hotel in Boca Raton has recently been demolished to accomodate new townhomes on the ocean. It used to be a small, family owned, and charming hotel.
CONS: the hotel has been demolished
This is another Great Courtyard by Marriott hotel. Located directly off I-95 at the Yamato Road exit, the hotel is also within five minutes driving to downtown Boca Raton and shops and movies. Clean and relialbe appointments including pool, gym, and evening cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.
PROS: Easy highway access
The Seagate is a gem--located directly on the ocean, the beach is beautiful and the rooms are great little efficiencies ideal for families. The hotel is located a short distance from Palm Beach International Airport.
PROS: Florida charm on the ocean
CONS: not within walking distance to town
The Marriott Delray is the perfect hotel if you want to spend time at the beach and at the pool. Located across the street from the beautiful Atlantic ocean, you can walk into downtown where you'll find fabulous restaurants and shops. The hotel offers a variety of eateries from casual to elegant.
PROS: ideal beach location
The Sail Inn is a great local hideaway located in downtown Delray Beach. Fun old charming bar and light fare--a great place to mingle with the locals after a day at the beach!
PROS: local flair
The Colony is a beautiful historic hotel right in downtown Delray Beach. The rooms are completed renovated, but retain their charm. The street life is fun and exciting and right outside the quiet lobby. Live music on the patio is offered many weekend nights--a great place to mingle with the locals!
The hotel shuttles guests to their own beautifully appointed private beach club with a cabana grill.
PROS: great downtown location and private beach
The Sundy house is a gorgeous, small B&B style hotel in historic downtown Delray Beach. Walking distance from the beach and downtown, the hotel also offers a great restaurant - try the Sundy House Sunday Brunch!
PROS: great hotal and restaurant
Jerry's Artarama is a serious art supplt store that has everything for serious artists and novices alike. Here you'll find painting supplis, ceramic supplies - everything you need for any art project or endeavor. Great prices.