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, recognized for its restaurants, shopping and bars. Gumbo Limbo Nature Center and Mizner Park are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Highland Beach a one-of-a-kind vacation spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation around warm-weather activities, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 89°F.

Natural features

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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center. 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.

Can I find a vacation rental around Highland Beach?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,087 vacation rentals near Highland Beach. From 789 Condos/Apartments to 779 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Highland Beach are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Highland Beach?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Highland Beach:

  • Central Fort Lauderdale: 540 vacation rentals
  • Lauderdale Beach: 1,092 vacation rentals
  • Central Beach: 290 vacation rentals
  • Galt Mile: 221 vacation rentals
  • Las Olas Isles: 686 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Highland Beach?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Highland Beach. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Boynton Beach Station: 1,585 vacation rentals
  • Deerfield Beach Pier: 3,428 vacation rentals
  • Sawgrass Mills Mall: 5,842 vacation rentals
  • Palm-Aire Country Club: 5,992 vacation rentals
  • Deerfield Beach Station: 3,451 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Highland Beach listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Highland Beach?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 789 Condos/Apartments in Highland Beach. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Highland Beach include:

  • Houses: 779 rentals available
  • Villas: 86 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 50 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Highland Beach?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 1,497 vacation rentals with pool available in Highland Beach. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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