When you imagine South Florida senior living, Boca Raton is exactly what you are picturing. Known colloquially simply as “Boca,” it has something for everyone. For those looking for beautiful South Florida beaches, first class golf courses, or to immerse themselves in South Florida’s culture by visiting the many museums and theaters, Boca has it all.
Century Village Boca Raton is at the heart of the Boca experience. It is the quintessential location for those looking to maximize the South Florida living experience. Location is everything and Century Village Boca Raton is situated perfectly for those desiring active South Florida senior living.
Boca Raton is known for its relaxed atmosphere, bringing plenty of entertainment options. With a mellower night life than other bustling regions of South Florida, it is perfect for those looking to make the most of their South Florida senior living. Make no mistake, mellow does not mean boring as the entertainment venues are plentiful and there is never a lack of things to do in Boca Raton.
It would not be South Florida living without time spent on the beach. Boca Raton is known for its miles of beautiful beaches. The protected coastlines are available to the thousands of yearly visitors looking for both recreation and relaxation.
Whether you seek a day soaking in the sun, swimming the shoreline, or if taking a leisurely stroll is what you picture, the parks and beaches of Boca Raton are conveniently located near Century Village Boca Raton. There are numerous activities available on the lifeguard protected beaches for people of all ages.
Located downtown, Mizner Park is a well-known shopping, dining and entertainment locale. All it takes is a casual stroll in the plaza to enjoy the multiple fine art exhibits, high level luxury retailers, and the event amphitheater that hosts entertainers from around the world
Mizner Park is home to world famous restaurants and retailers. With more than 40 restaurants and stores occupying Mizner Park’s plaza, it is Boca Raton’s entertainment and shopping destination.
For those desiring permanent South Florida senior living, entertaining the grandkids during their cherished visits is a major consideration. Gumbo Limbo Park offers entertainment for people of all ages. Here, visitors get the chance to interact with local marine life. The park even hosts sea turtle activities and summer camps.
There are outdoor marine feedings as well as the very popular hatchling release observations. Admission is free but small donations are appreciated to help keep the park in operation.
Known as Boca Raton’s Lagoon, Spanish River Park got its name from a river that flowed along the western side of this beautiful park. The river, now part of the intracoastal waterway, is off limits but the park does have pristine beach access.
The park is open from 8 am to sunset and is known for its isolated location and natural beauty. It is perfect for those wanting to sneak away from the large crowds to enjoy the unspoiled Atlantic coast.
The park has picnic areas with publicly available grills, tables, playgrounds, and restrooms. If one wishes to take in the serenity of the area’s natural habitat, several hiking trails are spread throughout the park. Fishing is also permitted at the park; a license is required, and all laws and policies are applicable.
Sometimes we need a break from all the excitement South Florida living provides. Taking in a movie or theater production is the perfect escape. Century Village Boca Raton is conveniently located near first class cinemas and theaters.
The Century Village Boca Raton Clubhouse has an onsite theater that hosts performances available to residents and the general public. Ranging from popular musicians, to hilarious comedy routines, the Century Village Theater books outstanding entertainers.
If taking in a big budget blockbuster is more up your alley, Century Village Boca Raton is not too far from the local cinemas.
The Cinemark Palace 20 is a large, 20 screen theater that delivers a great viewing experience. At this traditional cinema, movie goers can watch all the latest Hollywood releases.
Located in Mizner Park is the iPic theater giving movie goers a more intimate setting with its 8 screens. Showing the most popular titles of the day, the cinema is lauded for its dining options and exceptional service.
Or if you prefer to stay close to home, the Century Village Clubhouse hosts popular movies throughout the year.
South Florida living is much more than sunny beaches and outdoor fun (even though that is a great aspect). Boca Raton is filled with culture and has established itself as a destination for both artists and art enthusiasts.
Founded by local artists, the Boca Raton Museum of Art was created in the early 1950s. During the past 70 years, it has grown to include an art school, store, and has expanded its collection to include contemporary art, photography, glass, and sculptures. It attracts exhibits from all over the world for South Floridians to enjoy. The museum invites featured artists and always has new and exciting events year-round. It is open daily, only closing on major holidays.
The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is a short drive from Century Village Boca Raton, located just west of Delray Beach. With two museum buildings and the Roji-en Japanese Gardens (Garden of the Drops of Dew), it is accompanied by a bonsai garden, gift shop and library. The Museum campus is home to the Cornell Café, a Japanese restaurant featured on the Food Network.
Throughout the year, the museum hosts demonstrations, ceremonies and festivals. There is a rotation of exhibits and classes for those interested in immersing themselves further in the Japanese culture.
Whether you’re in the mood for traditional American cuisine or fares from around the world, Boca Raton has some of the best dining South Florida living has to offer. From tantalizing Asian to traditional European options, Boca Raton has something to please the pickiest of palates.
Great restaurants are in abundance and below is a list of some of the best selections Boca Raton has to offer.
Farmer’s Table brings farm fresh taste directly to the patrons of this American eatery. With healthy meals with natural ingredients, the traditional menu receives complements from guests and critics alike. Offering quality food and signature dishes at an affordable price this restaurant will not disappoint.
Bringing Boston to Boca, Abe and Louie’s chophouse combines New England dining with South Florida living. The beautiful dark wood paneling and elegant design of the restaurant makes the experience almost as good as the food. The culinary staff serves up succulent steaks and chops making this one of the best dining options in South Florida.
Casa D’Angelo, created by renowned Chef Angelo Elia, offers the same authentic Italian meals that contributed to his highly regarded reputation in the culinary world. The recipes, handed down through generations, make these Tuscan inspired dishes the talk of the town. For those who choose to imbibe, the expansive wine list will more than satisfy.
South Florida living would be incomplete if it excluded the Latin American culture that is so prevalent in the South Florida experience. The Locale features Latin American inspired dishes and hand-crafted cocktails. For bold dining and outstanding service stop into the Locale, it will be a meal you won’t soon forget.
Elegance at its core, this French restaurant’s interior is impressive to say the least. The beautiful artwork that adorns the walls is only matched by the presentation of its delicious dishes. The modern twist this restaurant places on traditional French menu options is what keeps guest coming back for more. If you’re looking to dress to impress, and be impressed yourselves, plan a night at the upscale La Nouvelle Maison.
This Japanese style restaurant inside the world-renowned Boca Raton Resort serves the best sushi and a variety of other Asian dishes. Its namesake, Masaharu Morimoto, is a world-renowned sushi master. The restaurant specializes in sushi and guests can turn the meal into entertainment by sitting at the bar and watching the sushi masters perform their craft.
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