New Smyrna Beach is a coastal gem tucked away less than 20 miles south of Daytona Beach. Its laid back, beachy vibe; warm, welcoming locals; and historic and cultural appeal have long charmed visitors of every make and model. Peppered with old fashioned creameries, seaside shops and art galleries and surrounded by stately palm trees and crystal-clear water along unspoiled sugary sand beaches, New Smyrna Beach is a feast for the senses and an indulgence long past due.
Dining Options to Sink Your Teeth Into
Do you prefer your margarita in an outdoor cafe or beachside with a waterfront view? Either way, it really doesn’t matter because you can have all that and more in New Smyrna Beach. Like fresh seafood?
Get the melted butter ready! JB’s Fish Camp is a waterside gem perfect for steamers by the dozen or rock shrimp by the pound. Belly up to a streetside bistro table at The Corkscrew on historic Canal Street or take a stroll along Flagler Avenue where you can dive into everything from a “Retriever Roast Beef Sandwich” with Gouda cheese and caramelized onions at Yellow Dog Eats to a black and blue burger with blue cheese, bacon and an oceanfront view at Breakers. More in the mood for a romantic table for two? Try The Garlic, where you can immerse yourself in its Italian garden-like atmosphere and slather fresh bread with roasted garlic before your delicious meal.
You’ll Never Run Out of Things to Do in New Smyrna Beach
From watersports to unsurpassed scenery, New Smyrna Beach is always jam-packed with fun and adventure. Take a picturesque water tour by kayak along the scenic riverside, schedule a guided Canaveral Seashore excursion in search of our treasured manatees, playful dolphins and majestic bald eagles or opt for a fishing charter on a quest for Mahi Mahi. Climb the Ponce Inlet Lighthouse, visit the Marine Discovery Center, explore Sugar Mill Ruins, cruise to Disappearing Island by boat, hike through one of the area’s numerous beautiful parks. If you’re more in the mood for practicing your putt or a relaxing round of golf, by all means, enjoy that too on one of the area’s challenging, meticulously maintained golf courses You can even drive right on the beach or opt for a more secluded no-drive section of New Smyrna’s beach while seeking some sun and fun. There is always something to do in New Smyrna Beach.
A Coastal Town Rich in History
Architecture of days gone by line the historic streets of Canal and vibrant Flagler Avenue; and guests of this charming waterfront town can discover New Smyrna Beach’s richly woven history within numerous fascinating venues. New Smyrna History Museum preserves and protects the New Smyrna Beach historic artifacts and information via riveting exhibits and walking tours. The Museum of East Coast Surfing expertly memorializes the accomplishments of dozens of world-class surfers. Turtle Mound is a national park dedicated to some of the few remaining burial and shell mounds of the indigenous, long-gone Timucuan Indians. Sugar Mill Ruins, showcasing remnants of the second Seminole War, has earned acclaim as a site on the National Historic Register. Plus, don’t forget to take in the amazing panoramic ocean view from Ponce de Leon Lighthouse!
A Cultural Mecca
Ah, but it’s not all just unparalleled scenery, pina coladas and suntans. Culture abounds in the charming little town of New Smyrna Beach. Take the Hub on Canal, for instance – an esteemed organization which infuses beauty and inspiration throughout New Smyrna through art. Atlantic Center for the Arts interacts with the community through its renowned interdisciplinary artist-in-residency program spanning the disciplines of visual, performing, composition and literary arts. Visitors can also browse through the artwork in New Smyrna’s various art galleries including the art gallery and workshop of America’s beloved television artist Bob Ross. There’s also The Little Theatre in NSB, providing community theater and acting classes. Additionally, Daytona Beach, aptly referred to as the Festival Capital of Florida, is home to over 60 cultural festivals and events; and New Smyrna Beach is a very close second with a calendar packed full of street art fairs, live music, Broadway-style theatrical performances and other cultural opportunities.
New Smyrna Beach Even Makes Rainy Days Better
Although most people come to Florida to enjoy our beautiful weather, even when it rains here, the showers tend to be short-lived; and if by chance they’re not, it’s not a problem. New Smyrna Beach has got it covered.
Meander through beachside shops for the perfect souvenirs or treat the family to a movie. There are 12 great shows from which to choose at the New Smyrna Beach AMC, which makes things ultra comfy with reclining seats. Better yet, how about pampering yourself with a hot stone massage, a pedicure to soothe those tired tootsies and ensure that they are beach-ready or go all-in and make the entire day of it at one of many day spas throughout New Smyrna Beach?
In Close Proximity to Everything!
Location, location, location! What’s a vacation destination without convenience? And New Smyrna Beach is an exceptionally convenient locale – nearby so much to see and do. The quaint, historic streets of St. Augustine, Florida’s oldest city; the out of this world rocket launches in Cape Canaveral; the iconic speedway in exciting Daytona Beach; and the world’s most popular theme parks in Orlando are just a convenient drive away.
From a romantic retreat to a girlfriends’ getaway, a family vacation or simply a respite away from the stresses of the world, New Smyrna Beach provides a magical haven in which you can unwind and enjoy the pleasures of life; and The Inlet Condominiums offers the perfect luxurious, ocean view accommodations to call homebase while you do! The Inlet at New Smyrna Beach, edged with over 13 miles of pristine beaches just steps away from each of its condo units and nestled within the 65 acres of the exclusive Minorca Community, is located at 1257 Minorca Way and can be reached for more information by calling 386-409-9212.