A great place to raise a family, the friendly community of Jupiter Inlet Colony was ranked the “Safest Town in Florida” by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the FBI in 2011. Known for its beautiful gardens and rich ecosystem, the town is part of the West Palm Beach-Boca Raton metropolitan area and is located just 82 miles north of Miami.
With a recorded population of just 421 permanent residents in 2013, this relaxed resort town has been home to a few household names, celebrities and sports personalities. Some of its famous residents include Tiger Woods, Celine Dion, Olivia Newton John and Greg Norman, to name a few.
Jupiter Inlet Colony is known for its gorgeous line-up of stunning luxury resort homes. Driving around the neighborhood, you will notice that the architecture of the homes here is predominantly modern – this is due to the fact that the community is just over five decades old. The majority of the properties that can be found here are luxurious waterfront homes that feature sweeping views of the lush scenery and the Loxahatchee River. Beachfront homes with sweeping views of the Atlantic are available here as well.
Jupiter Inlet Colony Quick Facts:
- The town’s land area adds up to 128 acres and it has over 230 beach cottages.
- Completed in 1859, the Jupiter lighthouse was built even before the colony was established. Before the lighthouse was established, ships foundering on the Inlet’s shoals were quite a common occurrence. Nowadays, the lighthouse serves as one of Jupiter Inlet Colony’s beloved landmarks. Watch sea turtles lay eggs at the colony beach, which was been hailed as one of the most ideal nesting places in the world.
- You can head on over to Palm Beach Gardens for some retail therapy. Located 15.4 miles south of the colony, it takes less than 30 minutes by car to get to the Gardens.
- The Palm Beach International Airport is located 21.7 miles south from town and is less than 30 minutes away.