Sunbathe on Fort Lauderdale's buzzing South Beach and jog along the promenade on your Gold Coast beach holiday. Hire rollerblades by day and party by night in upmarket Palm Beach. Change the pace of your holiday by going crocodile spotting in the swamps of Big Cypress Nature Preserve.
Escape the party crowds on your Gold Coast beach holiday and head to Boca Raton's Spanish River Park with a near-empty beach and lush tropical palms growing almost down to the sea. Seek out the quiet shaded Dania Beach and wait for the blood-red sunset to disappear over the pier.
Head to urban Hallandale Beach for watersports on your Gold Coast beach holiday. Hire jet-skis or water-skis and skim along the shore or go deep-sea fishing for marlin. You'll get an aerial view of Palm Beach while parasailing and spy sea-life while snorkelling for grouper off the sand bars of Peanut Island.
On your Gold Coast beach holiday, you'll find most beaches have lifeguards, making swimming safe for kids. Take toddlers to Fort Lauderdale's Blue Flag beach for its clean, warm and gentle seas. If youngsters get restless on the beach, head to Boca Raton's Gumbo Limbo Nature Center to see pelicans and turtles.
A 24-hour beach party awaits you in Fort Lauderdale on your Gold Coast beach holiday. Join rollerbladers along South Beach and join volleyball matches on the beach. Or party by buzzing beach bars, which burst into life after dark and carry on jumping until the early hours. For live jazz, country, blues, hip-hop and DJs on the Gold Coast, hit Palm Beach clubs after 10pm.