Welcome to Sea Ranch Lakes
One of Fort Lauderdale’s smallest neighborhoods, Sea Ranch Lake is a gated all-residential community. The secured access, private roads, and serene surroundings create a peaceful and tranquil environment for residents. You’ll find luxury real estate, upscale homes, and waterfront estates catering to Fort Lauderdale’s elite. Many properties are situated along the ocean, offering stunning oceanfront views and the soothing sound of the waves. It’s bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, the Intracoastal Waterway on the west, and features two freshwater lakes within the community.
The famous seaside destination of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea surrounds Sea Ranch Lakes, and the area is known as the “Shore Diving Capital of South Florida.” Residents can engage in numerous ocean activities, including swimming, kayaking, and paddleboarding. Sea Ranch Lakes boasts a private beach club, which provides direct access to a beautiful stretch of beach. It’s exclusively for residents, so you won’t find crowds of tourists here.
What to Love
A small, tight-knit, and all-residential neighborhood
A gated, private, and exclusive community
Excellent shore diving and other water activities
Private beach club accessible to residents only
Proximity to shopping, dining, and city amenities
Sea Ranch Lakes is an upscale and beachfront community. It’s private and residential, offering residents a higher level of security. With gated access and a private beach club, the neighborhood is known for its affluent and ultra-exclusive reputation. It’s also quiet and tranquil. You’ll be set apart from the hustle and bustle of the city and the crowds of tourists you might find in other areas of Fort Lauderdale.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Sea Watch on the Ocean is a rustic yet elegant restaurant serving elevated seafood dishes. It is situated on a majestic bluff 50 yards from the shore and provides diners with sweeping ocean views. This has been a neighborhood mainstay since it opened in 1974. The setting exudes old-Florida charms.
For modern surf and turf cuisine, Beach House Pompano features award-winning chefs. They serve an extensive menu of globally-inspired options, southern flavors, American fare, and fresh seafood. The atmosphere is lively and chic. The second-floor bar has panoramic views and excellent handcrafted cocktails.
For Asian flavors, Pump Sushi and Thai Cuisine is a casual eatery and lunchtime favorite. They serve a variety of Thai and Japanese dishes made to order. Menu highlights include pad thai, eel roll, and the sushi and sashimi platter.
Another popular waterfront eatery, Kaluz Restaurant, serves an extensive menu of hand-cut steaks, fresh seafood, hand-patted burgers, and other American favorites. Round up the meal with a bottle of wine from their curated collection and their decadent desserts that are made in-house. The setting is beautiful and casual, with views of the Intracoastal Waterway from every table.
Things to Do
For the exclusive use of residents, Sea Ranch Lakes Beach Club features a stunning clubhouse that can be used for special occasions and private parties. There’s also a pool, sports activities, a playground, and direct access to the beach. Annual events hosted at the venue include the Fourth of July Celebration, the Memorial Day Event, a Halloween party, and an adults-only holiday party in December.
For nature lovers, Fern Forest Nature Center is a short drive away. The urban oasis is a vast preserve, home to 30 varieties of ferns. There are picnic areas, walking trails, an amphitheater, and rooms and shelters that can be rented for private events.
For golf enthusiasts, Deer Creek Golf Club is a semi-private 18-hole course designed by world-renowned architect Arthur Hills. It’s open to players of all levels, and lessons are available to those who want to learn or improve their game. Amenities include an onsite restaurant, a clubhouse, and a pro shop.
Spend a day by the water at Pompano Beach Fisher Family Pier. The public fishing pier is great for strolling on the beach, observing wildlife, or sunbathing at the adjacent Stonewall Beach.