private beach access

Asked by Drfxc, Deerfield Beach, FL Sat Apr 5, 2014

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Daniel Dohrn, Agent, Lighthouse Point, FL
Mon Apr 7, 2014
There is public beach access directly across the street from Atlantic Cloisters and just south of Cloister Beach Towers (1200 S. Ocean Blvd.) Also the City of Boca Raton has a beautiful beach front park immediately south of the Boca Inlet which is about a block from Atlantic Cloisters.
If you are not currently working with a Realtor I will be pleased to give you assistance.
I am quite familiar with the S. Ocean Blvd. area.
Contact me at any time at:
Dan Dohrn, Realtor
Keyes Real Estate Co.
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Sarah Mazor, , Boca Raton, FL
Sun Apr 6, 2014
Information about the status of Florida beaches is somewhat confusing. The conventional answer is - beaches are public. However, though it is true that the 825 miles of Florida beaches below the "mean high water line" are public, there is private ownership of dry sand beyond the "line," which in essence prevents public usage of the beach. In fact, according to the state’s Department of Environmental Protection, at least 60 percent of Florida beaches are private, offering little or no public access;

There have been several legal challenges to private ownership - and in some cases the court ruled in favor of the public, especially in areas that were traditionally used by the public. In practical terms, publically accessible beaches are open to the public, though sections of beaches adjacent to resort complexes and luxury condo buildings are often sectioned off, as within them beach services are rendered to the beach front property's residents and guests.

Here's a link to public access of beach and coastal areas

Sarah Mazor
Mazor Realty
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Nitza Ramos, Agent, Pembroke Pines, FL
Sun Apr 6, 2014
Beaches are public, there are 3 for sale in Atlantic Cloisters.

Nitza Ramos
East Coast Realty Group LLC
Direct: 954-856-3156
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marc jablon,…, Agent, Boca Raton, FL
Sun Apr 6, 2014
If you live in a Boca Raton condo on A-1-A you will have access to the beach either from the back of your building (if you are on the ocean side) or via a pathway next to or through another building if you are on the opposite side.

The beach in Boca Raton is considered a public beach, however, parking is limited to designated areas that provide ample beach access.

Condos in Highland Beach are considered to have access to a "private beach" simply because there is absolutely no public parking in that area.

Marc Jablon, the Jablon Team
Re/Max Complete Solution
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Julie Rosent…, Agent, Jupiter, FL
Sun Apr 6, 2014
As you are e-mailing from Deerfiend Beach, you are probably familiar with condo builidngs located on the west side of A-1-A (Ocean Blvd or Drive) . Across A-1-A are access pathways to the beach and ocean . Please call or email me for more information on this or any homes in the beach areas of Palm
Beach County. YOUR go-To Local Expert Julie Rosenthal, Broker (561)827-6789 Email:
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