An artistic and quaint coastal Florida community
Formerly known as Lake Worth, Lake Worth Beach was named after the body of water on its eastern border, Lake Worth Lagoon. Lake Worth real estate is conveniently located near West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Island, giving residents the chance to explore nightlife options, catch some Florida sunshine, and play plenty of golf.
Lake Worth Beach draws people with its unique character, historic landmarks, hip downtown, and distinct residential neighborhoods. Boasting a rich history and carefully preserved architecture, Lake Worth Beach features the best of Florida cultural offerings and vintage buildings.
Lake Worth Beach is home to 17 neighborhood associations, ensuring that every resident finds a suitable place per their needs. The College Park and Old Lucerne communities are notable for being historic districts listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Locals spend their days strolling through downtown’s two main streets, Lake Avenue and Lucerne Ave, shopping in the eclectic shops and enjoying fabulous restaurants. When residents aren’t busy shopping and eating, they enjoy various cultural attractions. Lake Worth Beach has become a center for visual arts, experimental music, performance groups, locally-owned boutiques, galleries, and music venues.
While the city is on the smaller side, it still features a myriad of fine dining options. Paradiso Ristorante has brought exceptional, modernized Italian fares to the Lake Worth Beach community for 23 years. Whether you stop by for a business lunch or an elegant date night, you’ll undoubtedly enjoy the spaghetti carbonara, three-course lunch special, and lengthy wine list. A train depot turned surf ‘n’ turf dining destination, The Station House offers raw bar favorites like oysters and specializes in lobster preparations. Try their Maine lobster roll, or opt for the lobster tails broiled with bread crumbs, served with herb beurre blanc and garlic mashed potatoes.
When seeking world-class entertainment ranging from Broadway-inspired shows to Shakespearean plays, locals head to Lake Worth Playhouse. This community gem is a nonprofit venue that provides entertainment, education, artistic expression, and community involvement opportunities to the Lake Worth Beach community. An awe-inspiring musical performance and contemporary dance show can be relished at Duncan Theatre.
The Benzaiten Center for the Creative Arts is a private nonprofit organization located just steps from the heart of downtown Lake Worth. This 14,500 square foot arts center presents artwork by emerging and master artists from around the world. The center is seeing some expansion and will include a glassblowing shop, several working studios, a welding center, a sculpture garden, and additional inspiring features where artisans can create fine art sculptures and take classes.
Depending on where in Lake Worth, FL you are, you can be anywhere from 1 to 10 minutes away from Beach Club Lake Worth. Lake Worth is also a short 12 mile drive away from Delray Beach. It's a 15 to 20 minute drive depending on traffic patterns.
If you enjoy the beach, year round outdoor activities, and going out to restaurants, Lake Worth is a great place to retire. The cost of living is also just one percent higher than the state average, making it an affordable place to retire.
The median home price in Lake Worth, FL is $440,000, which is around 25% higher than the year before. The median sale price is slightly less at $422,500. The median price per square foot is $270.
In between exceptional fine dining experiences and theatrical performances, residents also spend their time at Lake Worth Beach Golf Club, taking in panoramic coastal views as they play a few rounds on the par 72, full-length waterfront golf courses. When a peaceful round of golf is not enough to appease your inner adventurer, head to Kayak Lake Worth for a fishing kayak rental, a Snook Islands discovery tour, or a sunset kayak tour.
Add the downtown Lake Worth Beach Street Painting Festival to your event calendar to glimpse temporary masterpieces, enjoy fun activities, and savor culinary delights. Pack a cooler, blanket, and chairs, and pick up your s’mores kit to roast marshmallows and socialize with your neighbors on the second and fourth Fridays from November to February at the Lake Worth Beach Bonfires.