Vero Beach, Florida is located on the south end of Florida's Space Coast and boarders the northern portion of Florida's Treasure Coast , and is the county seat for Indian River County. Vero Beach offers many recreational opportunities including small craft boating, surfing and fishing. There are many wonderful reasons to visit Vero Beach but the main reason is for the beautiful beaches.
Humiston Park Beach is a family friendly place to visit. It is located 300 yards south of Beachland Boulevard on Ocean Drive. Lifeguards are on duty daily from 10am to 3pm daily. They have lifeguards on duty for extended hours during spring break. The beach is narrow but gives you plenty of room to spread out with your family. It has several large pavilions and a great playground for kids.
Jaycee Park is another lovely beach area north of Beachland Boulevard. It gives tourists access to the Intercoastal Waterway for fishing and water activities. The beach is beautiful and has many amenities that are desirable for families. It has fresh water showers, public telephones, restrooms and a lovely restaurant. Bring a picnic lunch; there are plenty of picnic spaces available to the public.
The Golden Sand Beach has been relocated due to erosion of the beach at the previous site. It has since been reopened with added attractions. The parking is increased, there is a boardwalk over the dunes and has a beautiful playground for children. It also features fresh water showers and public restrooms. Golden Sand Beach is a wonderful area for beachcombers and has lifeguards on duty. A temporary lifeguard tower is being constructed and plans are drawn for a permanent tower that will be tall enough to see the entire swimming area.
This beach is attractive because it is less populated than other beaches on Treasure Coast. It has public restrooms, showers, restrooms and a playground for the kids. It is located at the end of the 17th Street Bridge and is perfect for picnics. It has grills, picnic tables and showers where you can wash off the saltwater and beach sand. It is the perfect beach for lounging and sunbathing.