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You can’t go anywhere in Satellite Beach without catching the scent of the ocean in the air, which is a great reminder to take it easy in this coastal city. A jewel in the crown of the Space Coast, Satellite Beach is nestled between the tail end of the Banana River and the Atlantic Ocean.
Part of the Brevard Public School System, Satellite Beach is home to three elementary schools, DeLaura Middle School, and Satellite High School. Brevard County has illustrated its commitment to exceptional education by consistently placing in the top 10% of school districts in Florida. Combined with the numerous parks in the area, this is truly a family friendly community that offers residents opportunities a slew of fun activities and spaces.
Satellite Beach is committed to creating a sustainable community. With a weekly Farmer’s Market and funding available for residents to install solar panels, the city continues to help residents make eco-friendly choices that will benefit the area for years to come. This is in line with amazing conservation efforts of the community who support the sea turtles that call the shores of Satellite Beach home.
Whether you prefer to explore the Banana River Aquatic Preserve or dive into a wave in the Atlantic, Satellite Beach is a great location for building a life. If you’re ready to explore the area, an Ocean to River Properties real estate agent can help you navigate the process and help you discover your dream home or condo.
Pelican Beach Park
Home to the Satellite Beach Farmer’s Market, Pelican Beach Park offers residents easy access to the beach, restrooms, a picnic area, and a playground to turn any day into a fun beach day.
Indialantic Boardwalk and Park
Further south on A1A, residents can visit the Indialantic Boardwalk and Park to grab some slices from Bizarro’s (a local favorite) and chill beachside. The kids can alternate between building sand castles and hitting the playground as the adults relax or check out the small shops nearby.
Manatee Cove Golf Course
Located on Patrick AFB, Manatee Cove Golf Course offers golfers uncommon vistas as they make their way through the 18-hole golf course. With the Banana River on one side and the Atlantic on the other, it’s a course you won’t soon forget.
Patrick Air Force Base
Those stationed at PAFB who are looking for a convenient commute have to look no further than Satellite Beach. South Patrick Drive leads directly to the southern entrance of the base, while A1A takes airmen and airwomen to the main entrance.
Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center helps transform the unimaginable into the tangible, just as JFK once helped drive a nation to turn a dream into reality. With information about the U.S. Space program, its technology, and its astronauts, Kennedy Space Center helps young and old explorers better understand the nation’s accomplishments across the galaxy.
A collection of Disney theme parks and Universal Studios parks aren’t the only things the Orlando area has to offer. Area residents can catch an Orlando Magic game or watch the Orlando City Soccer Club score some goals. Popular music artists frequently perform in Orlando and the area is also home to art galleries, a ballet company, and more. Indulge in shopping, fine dine, or the arts—or get the family pass for your favorite theme park, the choice is yours.
Hit the open seas in style from Port Canaveral, a popular departure point for numerous cruise lines, including the family-friendly Disney cruises, or watch the ships come in. Port Canaveral, one of the busiest ports on the east coast, welcomes both cargo and naval ships in addition to those large luxurious cruise ships.
Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge
Protected species find safe haven at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, a preserve maintained by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. Learn about the various migratory birds that nest in the area and the endangered species that need our help.
The 31-mile Banana River reconnects to the Indian River just south of Satellite Beach. Watersport enthusiasts can boat, paddle, or jet ski this brackish lagoon, which is also a popular fishing spot. Home to manatees and dolphins, there’s always a chance to spot a magnificent creature gliding through the water or watch as birds dive for prey.