Miles of peaceful, unspoiled Atlantic coastal beaches are yours to savor. Enjoy shelling, surfing, sunbathing or just strolling along the warm sandy beaches. If snorkeling or diving is your sport, several artificial reefs house a variety of marine life. Vero Beach is also home to the wreck of the 1715 Spanish Fleet, 11 ships lost off our coast carrying silver from the New World back to Spain. Stroll the beach with your metal detector, you never know what treasure you may find.
Serene views can enjoyed along the Intracoastal Waterway, the Indian River and its numerous canals. Sit back on your patio and take in the scenery or take your boat or kayak out on the water for a day of sightseeing. Enjoy watching the manatee as they float along or thrill in the exuberance of the porpoises as they play in a local cove.
Whether you enjoy boating, sport fishing or kayaking,
Vero Beach has an abundance of waterways to explore.
Several marinas, public and private, are available as well
as numerous public boat launches. The ocean can be accessed
through nearby Sebastian Inlet.
Several public golf courses on the mainland and
numerous private courses on both the mainland and barrier island
provide the enthusiast with many options. If tennis is your game,
a variety of public and private offerings are available.
Ancient oak canopies dot many neighborhoods
and offer cooling shade as well as a residence
to the local plants and birds. Vero Beach is
known as the “Gateway to the Tropics” and
boasts a transitional climate, blending oaks
and pine forests with tropical palms and blooms.
Vero Beach is all of this and so much more. A small coastal town
in which residents take great pride. It is a town in which outdoor
activities flourish and has been rated “The Best Small Town in Florida
and 12th in the Nation”. And for those of us who call it home,
it is simply paradise.