Housing a collection of America dating back to 1865. Fourteen interesting
ships, local history exhibits, Indian artifacts, a shell collection,
and a contemporary art exhibit. (225-1961)
Operated by Martin County School System, this is one of Jensen Beach’s
richest treasures. Providing environmental education for students,
K-8th grade. (219-1887)
Gilbert's Bar House of Refuge is the oldest standing structure in
Martin County. This Hutchinson Island attraction was built in 1875
to serve as a rescue and refuge center for shipwrecked sailors.
Today, converted into a museum, Gilbert's Bar Station is the last
such facility still standing on Florida's east coast. The museum
contains a collection of marine artifacts, lifesaving equipment
and maritime exhibits dating back to the 16th century. Open Tuesday
to Sunday 11 AM to 5 PM, Admission fee. (772-225-1875)
Elliott Museum, Gilbert’s Bar-House of Refuge all located
on Hutchinson Island. (225-1875)
Rediscover and memorialize the history of Martin County. (220-4600
Florida Oceanographic is Society is a
nonprofit research and educational organization dedicated to
the marine sciences. Located across from Stuart Beach / Elliott
Museum, FOS's new facility is home to the Frances Langford Billfish
Collection as well as "touch" tanks and computer lessons
about our environment. Visitors Center hours are 10 AM to 5
PM, Mon.- Sat., 12 to 5 PM on Sunday. Admission fee; free to
members. Tours for nature walks on Wednesday & Saturday,
10 AM to 2 PM. Reservations requested, 772-225-0505.
13 Public beaches are located on Hutchinson Island, only minutes
from River Palm Cottages & Fish Camp. Stop by our office for
directions. Be careful of the Florida sun! We recommend tanning
or screening lotions and gradual sunning.
Located at the Marriott on Hutchinson Island. (225-3700) also located
in Historic Jensen Beach at Mac’s Bike Shop.
South River Outfitters- (772-201-6518) – Rentals and guided
tours up the St. Lucie River & Indian River Lagoon
Long Riders Trail Carriage & Pony Parties (772-489-2279) –
Long riders stables, carriage rides, horse &
Pony day camp, parties for singles or groups
Deep Six Dive & Water Sports (692-2747) & (288-3999)
The Lady Stuart located at Sea Turtle Marina, Jensen Beach Blvd
and Indian River Dr. (286-1860) Private charters are available.
Just dial 0 for our front desk and we can arrange a private charter
guide from our guide list. Lady Stuart leaves the dock daily at
8:00am and 1:15pm.
Sailing fun for everyone. Adult and Family Sailing Instructions.
2-Hour Intro Cruises. (334-8085)
Pontoons, Bowriders, Open Fisherman, Waverunners. Located at Hutchinson
Island Marriot. (772-334- 1000)
Enjoy a moonlit cruise on a Paddle Wheel Boat. Reservations are
required. Located next door at Anchors Aweigh Marina
Two miniature golf courses, batting cages, go carts, arcade, snack
bar, 9 hole lighted par 3 and a driving range. (220-7676) Hours
are from 9:00 a.m to 9:00 p.m
Nominated best public golf course in America. (692-3322)
Range facility and instruction available. (220-2599)
Treasure Coast finest practice facility. (288-2548)
The Treasure Coast’s only Jack Nickalus Signature course.
Two-world class Tom Fazio design courses and Pete Dye course. (800-800-4653)
Opened to the public. Best rates on the Treasure Coast. (287-6002)
The Savannas is a state reserve of over 5,000 acres of ecologically
fragile and vital wetlands just north of Jensen Beach. The Savannas
is the last remaining freshwater lagoon system in Florida. The Savannas
Recreation area is located off Midway Road, Ft. Pierce, between
U.S. I and Indian River Drive. This scenic wilderness offers camping,
picnicking, swimming, freshwater fishing (permit required), paddleboats,
and canoe rentals. For tour reservations call the Department of
Natural Resources Bureau of Aquatic Preserves, (772) 468-4098.
River Palm can arrange for Eco-Tours by truck, boat, plane or helicopter.
Martin County offers some fantastic opportunities to view assorted
types of birds such as the Great Blue Heron, Osprey, Bald Eagles,
Sandhill Cranes, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Ibis, American Wood Stork
(Ironhead), Brown Pelican and a host of shore, wading and songbirds
too numerous to mention.
Cruises up and down the Indian and St. Lucie River. Leaves the Marriott
twice daily. (225-2100)
Helicopter Tours and flight instruction. (334-9418)
Narrated tour that is in a 4 seat Cessna flying over the ecological
preserved areas surrounding River Palm Cottages.
Catch 22 located next door at Anchor’s
Aweigh Marina. (225-6436)
Guided walking or canoe tours. It is common
to see great blue herons, red wing black birds, otters, and
Guided nature walks for naturalists of
this 100-acre sanctuary. (561-233-1400)
is a preserved 400-acre freshwater cypress
swamp located in Western Martin County and owned by FP&L.
Home to interesting wildlife and plants. Visitation by appointment
only, 772- 641-2089.
Enjoy a stroll through this tropical paradise.
Where nature comes to heal. (561-546-2067)
A hat, sunscreen, a cold drink, a pair
of binoculars and a sense of adventure is all you will need
to enjoy this adventure into the wild. (561-627-8831)
Cruises along the North Fork of the St.
Lucie River. See Florida’s wildlife – (772-489-8344)
Langford Park is named after Frances Langford Stuart, a Jensen Beach
resident of Hollywood fame. The park is located on Dixie Highway
(707) near the Historic Jensen Beach Arch which spans the roadway.
The park contains tennis courts, baseball diamonds, racquetball
courts, basketball courts, and a playground. The park has a field
house, fitness trail, and a genuine log cabin - home of our community’s
Langford Park is located just a few minutes
from our property. Basketball, Beach Volleyball, Racquetball
courts, children’s play area, and ball fields are all
Uninhabited Island located just on the
south side of the St. Lucie Inlet. Peck’s Lake at the
park is a great place to anchor your boat and walk this island
that has no cars, commercial buildings, or residential homes.
Just south of Hobe Sound on U.S. 1, has
10,328 acres of unspoiled Florida wilderness with mangroves,
pine scrubs, river swamp and the Loxahatchee River. Named for
a 17th century shipwrecked sailor, the park offers a river tour
aboard the Loxahatchee Queen. Recreational activities include
fishing (permit required), canoe and rowboat rentals, camping,
cabin rental, bicycling and hiking trails, plus family picnicking
and a concession stand. Canoeing available throughout the winding
streams. Also guided tours available. (561-546-2771)
Guided tours available daily. (561-624-6952)
Located just south of us on Indian River
Only accessible by boat and is located
directly across the Intracoastal Waterway from Cove Road, Port
Salerno. Stroll along boardwalks that wind through the wilderness
of lush wetlands and mangroves toward the parks wide beaches.
Picnic areas, restrooms and ferry service is available.
Snook Nook: Everything you need to get the catch (334-2145)
Located 5 minutes from River Palm Cottages on U.S. #1. (692-0100)
a variety of shops and Restaurants.
a variety of shops and Restaurants.
Surfboards, skateboards, bodyboards, clothing, sunglasses, and sandals.
Local Drugstore (334-1224)
Local Grocery Store (334-5100)
24 hour Local Shopping (335-8551)
Local Drugstore (334-4204)
Fun for the kid’s. (692-9717)
Jensen Beach Bowl offers an exciting day or night of fun. (225-2695)
Regal Cinema, located at the Treasure Coast Mall (692-3177)
Payless Theaters at Martin Downs (287-9273)
Cruise departs twice daily from the Riviera Beach Marina (561-863-9555)
Sailing twice daily from the Port of Palm Beach. Full casino, buffet,
& live entertainment (800-841-7447)
Located in Historic downtown Stuart. Performing arts theatre. Call
for info (220-1942)
Another local favorite, but also known throughout the State of Florida.
This place has a trendy atmosphere in a house – courtyard
setting. Great atmosphere and great food is the menu here.
New Orleans theme with plenty of entertainment. Plenty of crawfish
with some very upscale spicy cuisine.
Salads and novelty dining
A local hangout with plenty of seafood. One of the only waterfront
views in the area, the restaurant is down to earth and very rustic.
Many fish stories are told here. Just a few miles North on the Drive.
Elegant waterfront dining. Full Continental cuisine, fresh seafood,
steaks, and pasta.
Donuts, Coffee, Bagels and 31 flavors of Ice Cream
Previously known as movie star Frances Langford’s Outrigger
Restaurant, this favorite local establishment has been refurbished
to the original status when Mrs. Langford brought staff over from
Hawaii to run the island theme restaurant. Now known for its special
seafood dishes and famous bar overlooking the Indian River Lagoon.
Located in historic downtown Stuart, this is a place where, if you
catch a fish you would like to eat, they will do it. Also know for
the continental cuisine, this favorite of the area has a slight
New York feel to it.
Located in Rio
One of the local places for breakfast and lunch, this restaurant
offers an array of original selections for your traditional favorites.
Know for it’s pizza but also has pasta, deli sandwiches, and
subs available. Special favorite is the Hackensack.
This sports bar is a favorite among locals. Casual dining and food.
This local favorite is famous for breakfast and lunch. Special care
goes into each dish that is prepared personally by Mary. Word of
wisdom is to arrive early as lines do form, and give yourself plenty
of time to dine. (If you know what we mean!)
Grill & raw bar restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
A large selection of fresh fish and daily specials. Another local
Seafood is the specialty of the house here. With all the seafood
to choose from they still have some favorite meat items. Specialty
is Horseradish Crusted Grouper and for deserts the Mile High Mudd
Italian cuisine is the topic at this posh, trendy place. Located
in Harbor Bay Plaza south of River Palm Cottages.
Known for there Sunday Brunch, this long time favorite located at
the Hutchinson Island Marriott has a variety of traditional menu
items along with a great view of the Indian River Lagoon.
Subs, Subs, Subs is the specialty here. If you’re familiar
with the traditional Jersey Shore Sub, then this is the place for
Best Delicatessen this side of New York! Generous servings, freshest
ingredients, excellent service.
Wonderful pasta, steaks and seafood.