Old Florida vibes in a laid-back, family-oriented beach town.

Welcome to Tequesta

Old Florida vibes in a laid-back, family-oriented beach town

Situated just north of the Loxahatchee River, Tequesta, FL is an idyllic Old Florida beach town. Golf carts and bicycles are the two primary modes of transportation, which help foster an easygoing environment. Relaxing by the ocean, enjoying some of the area’s best restaurants, and browsing local shops are top activities among residents. The town has a population of 6,071 individuals and is located in Palm Beach County.

In addition to being a family-friendly and community-centric town, there are numerous conveniences and amenities throughout the area. Within minutes, locals can access grocery stores, essential businesses, parks, the local country club, and more. Thanks to its prime location and abundance of parks, life is delightful when residing in Tequesta.

Touring the area, prospective home buyers will encounter a great mix of Tequesta's real estate options such as mid-century homes and newer Spanish-style properties that really give homes for sale in Tequesta a unique flair. There are also a number of luxury beachfront condos and homes available for those who want to start and end each day with the sound of the ocean outside their door. The current median list price of homes in Tequesta is $570,000.

What to Love

  • Casual, laid-back living 
  • Ocean and riverfront location
  • Convenient shopping 
  • Exceptional dining

People & Lifestyle

Tequesta is a one-of-a-kind spot in Southern Florida. This town offers residents a more casual and easygoing atmosphere. Life is never taken too seriously, and you can feel free to let your hair down and be your authentic self.

Anyone looking to reside in a relaxed and quiet area will easily feel at home in Tequesta. Those who desire a family-friendly environment, plenty of opportunities to meet new people, and an unmatched community-oriented vibe will adore this locale.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Dining and shopping are never more fun and easygoing than it is in Tequesta. Steps from home, you can find exceptional restaurants and favorite retailers.

Just off of A1A, you’ll run into some of the area’s top shopping destinations. When looking to complete your weekly grocery run, Publix is an incredibly convenient choice. One highly unique place to shop for groceries is One World Zero Waste. Bring reusable packaging from home for a zero-waste experience. The store features an excellent selection of dried goods, produce, and many other organic and all-natural items. Other favorite stores include Marshalls, HomeGoods, Marie Antoinette’s Furniture, and Sea Lustre.

Locals also have the pleasure of enjoying delicious food and beverages from nearby cafes and restaurants. Don’t miss out on the menu offerings at places such as Perk Coffee Shop, Palm Beach Ice Cream, Evo Italian, Flip Flop Sub Shop, Lola’s Seafood Eatery, Hog Snappers, American Gourmet, and 3 Natives.

Things to Do

Tequesta is well-known for its many year-round and seasonal events. No matter what month it is, there’s always something fun going on in town.

Residents mark their calendars for a number of unique events and festivals that are held annually. Be sure to check out Run 4 the Pies (Tequesta’s Thanksgiving Day morning run), the Monthly Food Truck Gathering at the Park (seasonal), and the beloved Tequesta Chili Cook-Off (held in November).

Throughout the year, locals love enjoying the sunny Florida weather at Constitution Park. This park features a playground, fitness stations, basketball courts, a rock climbing area, and a treehouse. Prefer to head to the ocean? Coral Cove Park is the place to be. Enjoy a tranquil day of sunbathing, swimming, fishing, or coral reef exploration at this favorite spot.


Tequesta is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

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She is more than just the local area expert. As a lifelong resident of the beautiful Jupiter/Tequesta area, McKinley is passionate about her town and enjoys assisting others as they move into the area or just move across town.

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