The insiders guide to Jensen Beach Florida

Jensen Beach is a small community at the north end of Martin County.  Once known as the “Pineapple Capital of the World”, Jensen Beach is characterized by its quiet neighborhoods, excellent schools, and its miles of smooth, pristine beaches on Hutchinson Island.  Jensen Beach has a quaint downtown with restaurants and shops near the waterfront.

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Jensen Beach High

Jensen Beach High opened in August of 2004. It is the third high school in Martin County and located on the north side of the county.

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US Sailing Center of Martin County

US Sailing Center of Martin County is a community sailing center located on NE Indian River Drive in Jensen Beach that offers recreational, competitive and learn-to-sail opportunities for people of all ages. 

Jensen Beach Elementary School

Jensen Beach Elementary School is located in the heart of Jensen Beach Florida on NE Savannah Road. It is located about ½ mile south of NE Jensen Beach Boulevard. The elementary school opened its doors in 1974 and has about 600 students.  Classes are offered from kindergarten through 5th grade. 

Pinecrest Lakes Community

Pinecrest Lakes is a development of single family homes on oversized lots in the heart of Jensen Beach.  This family oriented neighborhood features lakes, curving streets with many cul de sacs and excellent public schools nearby.   

Mulligan’s Beach House Bar and Grill

Mulligan’s Beach House Bar & Grill is a lively beach themed restaurant located on the corner of NE Jensen Beach Boulevard and the Intracoastal in downtown Jensen Beach.

Downtown Jensen Beach

Downtown Jensen Beach is a vibrant area located just off the Intracoastal Waterway. The historic area is a lively area centered on NE Jensen Beach Drive, between NE Indian River Drive and the train tracks.

Crawdaddy’s Cafe and Raw Bar

Crawdaddy’s N’ Awlins Cafe and Raw Bar is a popular restaurant located on NE Jensen Beach Boulevard in downtown Jensen Beach featuring New Orleans style cuisine in a casual setting.

11 Maple Street Restaurant

11 Maple Street is a much loved restaurant offering relaxed dining in an “old Florida home” with a white picket fence and courtyard on a quiet street off NE Jensen Beach Boulevard in downtown Jensen Beach.  The cuisine is American with an emphasis on organic and fresh produce.

Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast

The Children’ s Museum of the Treasure Coast lets children see first hand what it was like to work on a Spanish Galleon, live in a Florida Cracker House or be an Ais or Florida Seminole Indian. 

Indian River Side Park

A family friendly park on the shores of the Indian River in Jensen Beach, the Indian River Side Park is a great place to have a picnic, take a walk, fish or cool off in the interactive water fountain.

Beaches of Jensen Beach

Jensen Beach offers gorgeous wide open beaches on Hutchinson Island off of NE Ocean Boulevard. Jensen Sea Turtle Beach is the main beach and the only guarded beach.  The smaller beaches are great for quiet walks on the beach, flying a kite, fishing and hanging out without the crowds.

Rio Skate Park at Langford Park

In Jensen Beach, this great skate park dips down with banks, walls and two cement bowls. The Rio Jensen Skate Park has a beginner bowl with a three foot drop and three foot ledge and a more advanced bowl with corners and boxes, hand rail, six foot drop and ledges and banks.  The nice thing about this park is that it is fenced and open only when park staff is on duty.

Environmental Studies Center

A Hands-on learning experience for Martin County school children from kindergarten to 7th graders. Operated by the Martin County School District, students learn first hand how to respect the environment by observing and interacting with crabs, worms, a nurse shark, a grouper and more.

Jensen Beach High

Jensen Beach High opened in August of 2004. It is the third high school in Martin County and located on the north side of the county.