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Phipps Ocean Park

Address: 2145 S. Ocean Blvd., Palm Beach, FL
Phone Number: 561 585 9203
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Ranked #9 of 12 Attractions in Palm Beach
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Type: Parks, Outdoors
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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West Palm Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

lived in south florida 35 years, 5 years in loud crazy South beach, this is 5 minutes away from my house, during the week, i come drink my coffee at sunrise, the entire Atlantic Ocean for my self, clean safe, and quiet....bring quarters and credit cards, no bills, no charge before 8am, the negative review about tickets, is so ridiculous,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

they have people watching the clock to ticket you in one minute after the free park sign expires, and the free park is only for people who play tennis... this must change and they must have some other amenities if they want to charge 60 ticket -- Did not like to see an officer seating there for hours waiting for... More 

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West Palm Beach
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

This is a great option to avoid the crowds of Lake Worth beach or the more northern Palm Beach beaches. Yes parking isn't cheap and must be carefully watched to avoid tickets. But it's a lovely place. The shore here is a mix between rocky and sandy beach. It's a great place to bring mask and look for at fish.

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Palm Beach, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great spot for the beach but beware of the parking. You have to,pay and they ticket you right away. So make sure you do and you will enjoy the beach!! No food so bring your own

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Very nice beach. Some rocks close to shore but nice views and very near deserted. There is a fee for parking.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This is a well run welcoming place. The tennis offers many options, including mixers for people looking to play doubles with others.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

There is little sand left on portions of the beach, and most of the entrances are closed since the stairs are gone. Lake Worth beach (1 mi south) is still ok.

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138 reviews 138 reviews
15 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Great amenities, picnic benches and spacious parking lot, all adds up to a great day out at the beach. There is easy access to the beach at a point at which I understand there is a lifeguard. Necessary given the unpredictable rip currents in this area.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

We do love this beach park for a picnic. There is always convenient parking, maybe because of its fairly hefty parking fee, but worth it if you want a less crowded beach. The park is lovely, with great old trees, barbecue pits, and plenty of shade. This part of the beach is quite rocky, though, so be sure to bring... More 

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Lake Worth, Florida
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24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We have been going to Phipps Beach for years. It is a quiet, peaceful place to sit in your beach chair and enjoy the ocean.

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