Our staff knows just where to go!
Getting off the beaten path and discovering hidden gems is one of the wonders of travel. But how do you find those special places? Ask a local. Vero Beach Hotel & Spa helps you make the most of your Vero Beach stay by sharing our staff's favorite picks and insider tips.
We asked our intrepid staff: If you had only two days in Vero Beach, what would you do? Take a peek, have some fun and Live Like a Local.
Juan Politron Jr. - Local for 2 years
Airboat Wilderness Rides will take you on an exciting journey gliding through swamps and canals to observe alligators, turtles, exotic birds and tropical plants in their natural habitat!
The Sail Moonraker, holds up to 6 people and the prices vary from $350.00 to $800.00 total. Captain Bruce provides water and soda and you can bring food, beer, wine, etc...
Courtney Bevan - Local for 10 years
Lazy Daisy is a fun local fashion, just off Ocean Drive walking distance from the Hotel for Women's fashion.
A Pampered Life- has a great selection of Spa and Relaxation products.
Matthew Thomas - Local for 25 years
General Manager, Cobalt and Heaton's
Riverside Café- Vero Beach staple for the bar scene. Beautiful sunset views on the Indian River Lagoon. Favorite spot for locals to arrive by boat. Known for great happy hour and live music. Located 1 mile away from the hotel.
Maison Martinque- Fine French cuisine with a Caribbean flair. Great service, food and wine list. After dinner head upstairs to the piano bar for live music. Located on the island two miles from the hotel.
Nick Tzimenatos - Local for 34 years
Woody’s Rentals specialize in Beach Rentals - Kayaks, Canopies, Bikes, Surfboards, Boogie Boards, Skimboards, Rafts, Beach Toys and Games.
The Jungle Club is the area's only complete health and fitness facility with state-of-the-art Cybex resistance and Star Trac cardiovascular machines along with the largest selection of free weights.
Thomas Puskar - Local for 6 years
One of the staples here in Vero Beach that has been open for more than Thirty Years has to be Bobby’s Restaurant and Lounge. This "Cheers" atmosphere type Bar has LA Dodgers Memorabilia on the walls and is a place not only for Tourists, but Locals as well.
Brewgrrs has over 51 Beers on Tap to choose from alongside their "Food & Beer" Pairing Menu.
One of a kind
Stephen Goddard - Local for 25 years
The City of Vero Beach - Facilities and services include free bus service to town, WIFI, bicycle and vehicle parking, restrooms, showers, and a park with picnic shelters and barbecues.
Riverside Theater and Park is a main attraction in town. Great line up of performances that would is perfect for all ages, alongside a wonderful park to enjoy a picnic, boating, tennis, & fitness trail.