6 Marinas in Fort Lauderdale
Cruising along Florida’s east coast in the cool waters of the Atlantic is an exceptional way to enjoy a boating adventure. Whether relaxing with a smooth ride, fishing for the next “big one,” or just checking out the scenery along the way, there are plenty of marinas to take care of your group’s needs. We’ve rounded up six Fort Lauderdale marinas to dock at:
- Las Olas Marina
- Marina Bay Marina
- New River Downtown Docks
- Hall of Fame Marina
- Bahia Mar Yachting Center
- Lauderdale Marina
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1. Las Olas Marina
Las Olas Marina (developed by Suntex Marinas) is situated in the heart of Fort Lauderdale’s Intracoastal Waterway. The versatile marina features 60 slips capable of handling mega yachts, docking, and boater services.
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This marina is within walking distance of Fort Lauderdale Beach and is part of the annual in-water boat show. Take a stroll along the waterfront promenade open to the public and access fine dining restaurants, assorted retail shops, and exceptional views, all found on Las Olas Boulevard.
2. Marina Bay Marina
Situated on the New River, the luxury resort and marina offer a variety of features and amenities to enhance any time spent at the marina. There are 168 deep-water slips available for annual, seasonal, and transient rentals with the capability of accommodating vessels from 18 to 140 feet.
Five minutes from the marina, boaters can access a marine hardware store stocked with boating apparel, supplies, and fishing gear.
3. New River Downtown Docks
Located in the heart of downtown just off Las Olas Boulevard, the New River scene is charming, with brick-paved walkways surrounded by natural landscaping. The marina is within walking distance of cozy cafes and interesting shops. Dock your boat in one of the 100 slips fitted with full utilities that include electricity, sewage, water, and phone.
Pro tip: You don’t have to leave the water for a bite or a beverage. Stop at these waterfront restaurants:
- The Historic Downtowner
- Marti’s New River Bistro
- Pirate Republic Seafood Restaurant
4. Hall of Fame Marina
The Hall of Fame Marina treats its guests to the finer things in life. The marina offers two facilities for year-round tenants and visitors. The north facility has 20 yacht slips accommodating crafts up to 135 feet.
The south facility also has 20 slips that accommodate up to 70 feet. Additional amenities include 30/50 amp, and 100 amp single or three phase, sanitary pump-out station, recycling options, and more.
5. Bahia Mar Yachting Center
Whether you are reserving a boat slip for the day or plan to stay for a while at the luxury resort, the Bahia Mar Yachting Center promises a memorable experience. A good portion of the boat slips and floating docks are open on a first-come, first-served basis.
Center amenities include a 5,000-foot floating pier, pump-out services, 30, 50, and 100 amps plus 110, 220, 240, and 480-volt availability, ice, fuel dock, and on-site gasoline and diesel fuel.
(Psst—Dining is available on-site at the resort!)
6. Lauderdale Marina
Lauderdale Marina takes care of boaters and their boating business with full-service amenities. The well-established marina features docking, fuel, boat slips, a store, and a restaurant.
Pro Tip: For fresh seafood, go to Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, 15th Street Fisheries, G Bar and Grill, or Southport Raw Bar and Restaurant!
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