Boynton Beach Area Information for Seniors

What is in Boynton Beach for Seniors?

Boynton Beach is termed "Florida's Gateway to the Gulfstream."

It is located in Palm Beach County and considered part of the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton Metropolitan Area.  



Local Newspapers

Palm Beach Post and Sun Sentinel


  • Vincent De Paul Regional Seminary 
  • Palm Beach Community College - 7 miles 
  • Palm Beach Atlantic College - West Palm Beach - 10 miles
  • Florida-Atlantic University - Boca Raton - 11 miles


Area is undergoing a strong redevelopment including multi-million dollar marina project and will affect emerging downtown business development.


Malls, plazas and "squares"


Many popular restaurants featuring foods of varied cultures and restaurants featuring fresh caught local seafood.

To Do

Atlantic Beaches, restaurants and close to larger areas of Boca Raton and West Palm Beach.


Boynton Beach Municipal Park: Oceanfront Park - Open every day with lifeguards 9-5

Also:  Fishing, rental boats, charters at Ocean Inlet Park  

Gulfstream Park at 4489 No Ocean Blvd for snorkeling and oceanside walking.

Many other park locations in Boynton Beach for picnics, biking, walking, fishing, playgrounds, grilling, tennis and more.

Airports and Local Transportation

  • Palm Beach International - 10 miles 
  • Ft. Lauderdale International - 33 miles 
  • Miami International - 54 miles
  • Amtrak - 6 miles at Del Ray

Major Hotels/Lodging

Courtyard by Marriott Boynton Beach  

1601 N. Congress Ave 

Boynton Beach, Florida 33426 

Phone: 561-737-4600

Hampton Inn Boynton Beach 

1475 West Gateway Boulevard 

Boynton Beach, Florida, 33426 

Phone: 561-369-0018 


  • Bethesda Memorial Hospital   
  • JFK Medical Center - 4 miles   
  • DelRay Medical Hospital - 6 miles  
  • Boca Raton Community Hospital 
  • Pinecrest Rehabilitation Hospital - 7 Miles 

Senior Centers

  • Boynton Beach Senior Center on South Federal Highway 
  • Madsen Senior Center of 2nd Avenue.



Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce (



Interesting Facts

In 1894 Major Nathan Boynton settled the land. In 1895 construction of Boynton Beach Hotel began but later torn down. 


Boynton Beach Library System dates back to 1895 when pioneer Charles Pierce loaned books from his personal collection.  The course was taken up by Boynton's Womans Club in 1911. Today there are 120,000 volumes and full services including free internet and programs and activities.


  •  Boynton Beach County Library and 
  • West Boynton Branch of Palm Beach County Library System.


Upscale rental communities on Intracoastal Waterway, condominiums, luxury single family homes and estates, golf communities, Old Florida neighborhoods. Overall may be a little more affordable than Boca Raton.

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