If you are considering making the move to senior living, location is one important factor to consider. Whether you are more of an outdoors person or prefer to catch a show for entertainment, Delray Beach has got something for everyone.

About Delray Beach

Delray Beach is located in Palm Beach County and has a population of approximately 66,850 as per the 2020 census. With two miles of accessible public beach, the city is a popular destination with tourists as well as individuals who are looking to relocate. To this end, downtown Delray Beach has since a building boom since 2003.

Recreational Parks Around Delray Beach

In Delray Beach, you can find several recreational parks and nature preserves where you can get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life. They include:

  • Atlantic Dunes Park: Featuring a boardwalk and a nature trail on top of a pavilion and picnic areas, the Atlantic Dunes Park is lifeguard-supervised by the Ocean Rescue Division. Those who are looking for a serene beach experience will want to check out this park for a day out.
  • Leon M. Weekes Environmental Preserve: Originally part of an extensive community known as Scrubs Pineland, today species of wildlife that have adapted to live in periodically burned areas with nutrient-poor soil can be found in the Leon M. Weekes Environmental Preserve.

Popular Arts & Entertainment Near Delray Beach

One reason Delray Beach is such a special place is because of the arts, culture & entertainment that can be found here. Below are some destinations to check out:

  • Delray Art League
  • Delray Beach Trail
  • Spady Cultural Heritage Museum
  • Old School Square, where you can find a creative arts school, theater, pavilion, and art museum all in one. The square is situated on the former site of Delray Beach Elementary and High Schools.

Recommended Dining and Shopping Outlets Near Delray Beach

If you are a shopaholic, Downtown Delray Beach will not disappoint. Having been compared to New York’s Madison Avenue, you can be sure to find a wide range of boutiques, retail stores, and dining outlets here. Be sure to check out these hidden gems:

  • Patchington Fine Fashion offers a friendly and personal shopping experience
  • Global Pursuit, where you can find fashions suited for the beach for the entire family
  • Delray Beach Market – more than just a food hall
  • Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market for locally sourced fresh produce
  • Delray Goodies for Asian street food and boba tea
  • Checker’s for their famous seasoned fries and big burgers
  • … and more!

Best Schools Near Delray Beach

Delray Beach has a fine selection of schools, including:

  • Banyan Creek Elementary School
  • Morikami Park Elementary School
  • Plumosa School of The Arts
  • Atlantic High School, which has been awarded the College Success Award
  • … and more!

Why Choose Mariposa?

Our senior living community at Mariposa is located right in the heart of everything you need, within close proximity to Delray Beach. Both on and off-campus, you are sure to find that the conveniences of modern life are within easy reach, or you can choose to unwind amidst nature during your downtime.

To learn more about living in Mariposa, feel free to contact us today.