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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 #7 of 12 Attractions in Palm Beach
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Sunrise, Florida
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75 reviews 75 reviews
28 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

At the beach, there are always a variety of activities to do. Sit quietly and enjoy the elements of nature, read a book or take a snooze. Of course, sun screen is recommended. Do keep an eye on your parking meter because a ticket will cost you!

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 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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15 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
26 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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