Jensen Beach is a quiet oceanfront and riverfront town with beautiful beaches, great fishing, and a quaint downtown. Historic downtown Jensen Beach offers charming cottages where local artisans display and sell original artwork. Jensen Beach also offers a large selection of casual and fine dining establishments, some of which are recognized worldwide. Take a drive along Peacock Lane to see families of colorful peacocks roaming the street.
With its perfect climate, natural beauty and warm hospitality, Jensen Beach and Hutchinson Island offer lots of things to do – great fishing spots, popular events, challenging golf courses, wonderful dining choices, quality lodging facilities, and unlimited shopping opportunities from a regional mall, to unique boutiques and art galleries, or learn to sail at the U.S. Sailing Center.
The history of Jensen Beach in the 19th century revolved around pineapple farming. John Laurence Jensen, an immigrant from Denmark, arrived in 1881 and set up his pineapple plantation, which became the town of Jensen.
The community sponsors many wonderful attractions including, Children’s Museum of the Treasure Coast, Indian Riverside Park, the Environmental Studies Center, Jensen Beach Causeway Park, Nettles Island Beach, and the Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival to name a few.