SINGER ISLAND’S

BEST KEPT SECRETS

Singer Island may be a secret for Palm Beach residents and gossipy society folks who occupy the bars and restaurants on Worth Avenue, but this beautiful island is paradise to those in the know.  Singer Island is situated just off the coast, connected to the mainland by the Blue Heron Bridge and a smaller bridge leading to PGA Boulevard. The Singer Island Municipal Parks and beautiful beaches that exist on Singer Island are just a few miles from Palm Beach and West Palm Beach.  Founded by Paris Singer, who invented Singer sewing machines, Singer Island is one of the best places in the world to vacation in luxury, and there is no place better to enjoy it than the Palm Beach Singer Island Resort & Spa Luxury Suites.

If you love cooking, the concierge at the Palm Beach Singer Island Resort & Spa Luxury Suites can set up a delivery for all the ingredients needed to utilize the full kitchen from in your luxury suite.  If you prefer to dine in luxury, the Resort features a high-class and upscale restaurant.  And if you prefer to eat out, the Singer Island local culture has some great smaller, independent establishments that will not disappoint with a wide variety of cuisine and atmosphere. The locals claim that the Two Drunken Goats has the best Mexican food anywhere in southern Florida. And the Sailfish Marina is known for tasty seafood caught straight from the ocean into the kitchen. For a touch of New York City try the New York Bagel Café.

For those that are adventurous and are interested in free diving or Scuba diving, Pura Vida Divers is Singer Island’s one-stop training center for scuba diving enthusiasts or beginners. You can get certified as a scuba diver through their well-qualified trainers, or if you are already experienced, there are different dives scheduled each day from various locations around the island, both chartered and private. Deep reef and beach diving options are plentiful, making Singer Island ranked as one of the best dive sites in the world. A catamaran and snorkeling tour can also be booked from the Sailfish Marina.

Scuba enthusiasts will definitely love Phil Foster Park, which which is one of the best dive sites on the planet.  Phil Foster Park includes an 800 foot Artificial Reef and Snorkel Trail, which is terrific for family groups and beginner divers, and the Singer Island Outdoor Center can outfit you with kayaks and SUPs, and take you on SCUBA and snorkeling tours.

The Singer Island County-run parks and facilities provide everything from picnic pavilions to surf fishing.  For some more energetic activity, visit John D. MacArthur State Beach Park, the only state park in all of Palm Beach County, located on the northern end of the island. The park provides many natural biking trails, hiking trails, snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and canoeing.  McArthur Park was established in 1989 to preserve the island’s unique ecosystem and has become quite the educational and refreshment spot for locals and tourists.  The park has four natural community sections that have natural cohabiting plant and animal life including: a beach, estuary, the maritime hammock, and a rock reef.  The park is open every day from 8am to sunset with many amenities to enjoy including: a gift shop, pavilions, grills for picnicking, and a large education center which includes a research library, lab, and programs for all.

The beautiful weather on Singer Island year round makes outdoor exploration a key experience, and kayaking is one of the best activities.  Kayaking is one of the best things to do on Singer Island, offering superb views of Singer Island from the water.  Visit Palm Beach is an oceanfront Singer Island location where you can rent sit-on-top single or double kayaks. You can also rent stand-up paddle boards and take lessons, classes, even including Stand Up Paddling Yoga.  Eco-tours are also available with Visit Palm Beach from their Singer Island location.  Water-sports are plentiful in Singer Island, and MacArthur Park’s kayaksGet Wet Watersports and the Singer Island Outdoor Center, all have some of the most popular options.  

Singer Island has seven miles of beaches, including Singer Island Municipal Beach & Ocean Reef ParkThose checked into one of the Palm Beach Singer Island Resort & Spa Luxury Suites can enjoy the beach in style with beach chairs, an umbrella, and refreshments served.  The neighboring Ocean Reef Park is perfect for the jogging, the picnicking, exploring, or relaxing.  The boardwalk leads to a well-preserved and enjoyable sightseeing of the natural dune ecosystem.  Municipally owned and operated by Riviera Beach, the park offers view of schools of fish near the rocks, a small playground for children, grassy areas with benches, walking trails, and places for reading or lunching.

And if you are feeling energetic, then you can visit the famous secret Peanut Island Park, which is an attraction for boating, fishing, and swimming.  Book a Palm Beach Water Taxi to shuttle guests around the island and to the mainland for meals, shows and shopping. Departing from and returning to Sailfish Marina, the Water Taxi also provides sightseeing cruises, which allow visitors to learn about the illustrious residents that dominate the region, and peek at the newly renovated Peanut Island, President John F. Kennedy’s underground bunker, and into the backyards of socialites and celebrities, which is what Palm Beach is famous for.  Experience the waves, sun, and breeze simultaneously on a peaceful on a winding path surrounding the perimeter of what may be the healthiest walkway ever.

Those looking for body rubs and royal treatment will love the use of shared facilities that come along with a booking at the Palm Beach Singer Island Resort & Spa Luxury Suites, which includes the elegant Queen of spas on Singer Island.  The Spa features eight suites named after oceans and seas, each with a different emphasis and atmosphere.  From massages to jacuzzis and other amenities, this spa is the ultimate luxury escape to which many in the know gladly retreat to.

Singer Island is home to the most well-stocked boat rental service in all of the county.  Guests seeking boating activities often pay visit to the tropically oriented Sailfish Marina, built next to the historic dock that ushered in the fishing charter fleets of the 1940s. The Sailfish Marina continues to offer direct access to skilled captains and their crews, as well as offering dockage to boats on a long and short-term basis.  And the The Blue Water Boat Rental stocks many different options in its fleet, such as: wave-runners, jet skis, deck boats for sightseeing, and large party boats for cruises and celebrations.  Private evening cruises are also available for boats of up to six passengers.