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Palm Beach County has one of the most diverse marine ecosystems in the world, so snorkeling and diving one of the 181 reef sites is a magical experience. On Singer Island, the reef at Ocean Reef Park is shallow and close enough to shore to be a great spot for beginners and non-Florida natives. Since 700 feet of the beach is also protected by lifeguards, no dive flag is necessary as long as you swim in the guarded area between the buoy and shore.

At low tide, you can see the reef protruding from the ocean, and at high tide, waves crash on the shoreline rocks to explode into a natural splash fountain.

A beach wheelchair is available for use, as well as picnic areas with grills, a playground, restroom facilities, and an outdoor shower. Parking is

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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park stands out as an “island in time” by preserving the natural heritage of subtropical coastal habitat that once covered southeast Florida. It is the only state park in Palm Beach County, and an environmental treasure which has been preserved for present and future generations to come.

Located on Singer Island, guests can enjoy almost two miles of pristine beach, swimming, snorkeling, and fishing in the clear blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean.

This hidden gem includes a welcome center, a gift shop, kayak rentals, a children’s playground, nature trails, and picnicking facilities.

You might want to take advantage of the many Special Events offered in the Park throughout the year: children’s programs, guided

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While three more rounds of cold air will sweep across the central and eastern United States through next week, South Florida is still warm and sunny! According to The Weather Channel’s 10-day weather forecast, the lowest daytime temperature we’re expecting is 72 degrees, providing for plenty of beach days ahead.

Our only obstacle may be rain, which is why Palm Beach County ERM has made it simple to check weather on the beach by providing a live streaming beach cam. Here is a great link for you to save if you’d like to check up on Singer Island Beach and Palm Beach Inlet from the comfort of your own home: Palm Beach Inlet Webcam

While people who live in other states are bundling up for the beginning of winter, South Floridians are continuing to enjoy

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The beautiful John D. MacArthur Beach State Park on the northern end of Singer Island is a great place to enjoy nature at any time. There's a beach, fishing pier, walking trails, nature center with cool animals and more. On top of that, the "Friends" of the park often host super fun events like concerts and family-fun days as well as educational events like beach clean ups and different guest speaker series. Here's what's planned so far in October:

Saturday, October 13th- Beach Cleanup 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

About: "Ocean trash can entrap and strangle ocean wildlife including endangered sea turtles. Please join us to preserve our water ways. Community service hours will be provided for school aged participants." 

Wednesday, October 17th- Cruisin' Food

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So you're thinking of moving to an island paradise in South Florida, but may be wondering "Is it too hot for me?" or "What about hurricanes?" First off the answer is no, it's never too hot when you have a refreshingly cool ocean in your backyard- but let's talk a little bit about the weather for those concerned. 

Singer Island has a pretty consistent weather pattern when you look at the charts over the past 100 years. The area averages a high of 77 (F) and low of 60 in the winter months with a high of 89 and low of 75 in the summer. The summer months are also when it's the rainy season since the Caribbean hurricane season is June-November. Singer Island sees about 7 inches of rainfall during this time period, which is a good thing because it

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John D. MacArthur Beach State Park is one of the most well-preserved natural areas on Florida's east coast. Located at the north end of Singer Island, it's another beautiful bonus for islanders and North Palm Beach residents. 

Did you know that aside from Hawaii, Florida has more kinds of plants and animals than anywhere else in the country? The ecosystems at John D. MacArthur are full of native and some exotic plants and animals that you'll enjoy exploring along shaded nature trails, estuaries and at the nature center on the preserve. 

After passing through a maritime hammock containing large, beautiful fig trees, the park trail follows an estuary out to a boardwalk which crosses over the Lake Worth Cove and leads to a unspoiled strip of beach.

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Built in 2002, Via Delfino is a newer generation of luxury condominiums developed on Singer Island. The 21-story, 33-resident tower offers floor plans ranging from 2,100-5,800 feet under air with 2-4 bedroom layouts. With only 1-2 units per floor, residents have plenty of space and privacy as well as personal oceanfront terraces with incredible views of the Atlantic. 

Via Delfino is named after the majestic dolphin, a symbol of goodness and friendship. Upon entering Delfino's gates you will notice a large dolphin fountain symbolizing the embodiment of the community. Along with 24-hour concierge service and garage parking, Via Delfino's amenities include a heated pool and deck with private cabanas and grills, a multi-purpose fitness facility and

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