Wellington

Known as the winter equestrian capital of the world.

Welcome to Wellington

 

An elite, luxurious, and world-famous Equestrian center

Wellington, Florida lies west of West Palm Beach. Approximately 65,000 residents call Wellington, Florida home. It is known as the winter equestrian capital of the world. However, Wellington is a family-friendly place offering its residents many great amenities. Wellington, Florida has many parks and green spaces including Wellington Dog Park, Margate Park, and Peaceful Waters Sanctuary.

South Florida offers its residents so many amazing opportunities to explore the outdoors and experience the natural beauty that Florida offers. Wellington possesses a small-town charm making it an attractive place for families and young professionals. Being close to Miami, Florida also makes Wellington an attractive option for those who want to live in a quieter area yet remain close to a major urban center.

What to Love

 

Local Lifestyle

 

The lifestyle in Wellington, Florida is influenced by Miami, Florida due to it being inside the Miami metropolitan area. Coral Sky Amphitheatre features touring acts and events throughout the year. Many residents enjoy visiting the Mall at Wellington Green. Music and the performing arts play a major role in the lifestyle enjoyed by residents of Wellington, Florida. The Norton Museum of Art and the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts are two popular venues bringing many artists and performers to south Florida.

Wellington, Florida offers its residents many entertainment and dining options, but the lifestyle in the city is more influenced by arts and culture. Living in Wellington is a great experience because the area offers so many choices for citizens.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 

Wellington, Florida’s restaurants are some of the most impressive and appealing in south Florida. Kaluz Restaurant serves a diverse menu containing influences from Italian, Mexican, and Japanese cuisine. Some of the most popular dishes include key lime crab salad, maple leaf duck confit, and barrel-cut filet mignon.

Kabuki Sushi and Thai Tapas is a fusion restaurant in Wellington that becomes more popular every year. The menu at Kabuki Sushi and Thai Tapas features seafood ceviche, specialty sushi rolls, and Panang curry. Japanese and Thai food are both available at Kabuki Sushi and Thai Tapas.

Bonefish Mac’s is a sports grill in Wellington, Florida. Other locations serve residents in Port St. Lucie, Lighthouse Point, and Coral Springs. The menu at Bonefish Mac’s contains a wide selection of seafood sandwiches, chicken bowls, and steaks. One of the most popular menu items is the jerk jambalaya bowl with andouille sausage and fresh jalapeno peppers.

Lovers of Italian cuisine often dine at Agliolio Italian Bistro and Bar. The menu has updated and revised versions of traditional Italian dishes. Residents enjoy the fresh Scottish salmon, veal marsala, and chicken parmigiana from Agliolio Italian Bistro and Bar’s menu.

Things to Do

 

Wellington, Florida oftentimes feels like a charming small town in South Florida. The town is close to West Palm Beach, Florida but it is more inland than the coastal towns circling the State of Florida. Golfers enjoy spending time on the many courses in Wellington, Florida. The Wellington Aquatics Complex is a convenient place to swim laps and exercise. The facility offers lockers and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. The region offers many opportunities for swimming in the ocean and in natural springs.

Residents also enjoy learning about the flora and fauna of South Florida at the region’s many nature preserves and wildlife centers. One such center is the Panther Ridge Conservation Center where large cat species recover after being rescued. Tours of the center are available, and visitors can learn about the relationship between the Florida Everglades and Panthers. Residents of Wellington can also enjoy the South Florida Fairgrounds. Located in West Palm Beach, the most popular fair in the area occurs in January and February when the weather in South Florida is perfect. 

Schools

 

The schools in Wellington are served by the School District of Palm Beach County.

 

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