Dania Beach

Antique capital of the South

Known for its antiques, Dania Beach is a Greater Fort Lauderdale area treasure. With more boats than you can count and ocean views, it's no surprise Dania Beach's waterfront is a popular attraction. Marinas and dockage facilities line the numerous waterways and canals, turning this area into a nautical heaven. Diners will appreciate the location for its romantic dockside dining possibilities and succulent seafood fare. Offering more than the standard sand, sea and waves, Dania Beach is a great family and gay friendly destination.

Outdoor Focus

Boating and fishing: Its numerous waterways and canals make Dania Beach perfect for boating and fishing. Whether you want to cast your lure from a seaside dock or out on the waves, there's plenty of catch to be had.

Area Attractions

The Dania Jai-Alai, which originated in southern France and northern Spain, is a popular spectator sport among locals and tourists. Fast moving balls, competition and betting on your favorite player keep this little-known sport in the lime light. You might also want to check out:

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Dania Beach is known more for antiques than for its nightlife. When the sun sets, nearby Fort Lauderdale is the place to be if you want more than a starlit walk on the beach or a relaxing dinner.


Dania Beach and The Fort Lauderdale area offer 30 gay-friendly resorts and clothing optional bed and breakfasts, as well as more traditional accommodation options. Try the *Greater Dania Beach Chamber of Commerce for ideas.

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Fishing and antiques give Dania Beach unusual charm. Check out our deals if you think a Dania Beach vacation suits your style.

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