Located 30 minutes away from the Kennedy Space Center, Satellite Beach is one of the largest oceanfront communities in South Brevard County with a population of around 11,000 residents. Satellite Beach is nestled on the Melbourne Beach Barrier Islands between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Lagoon. This active community offers a variety of parks, recreational facilities, and pristine beaches in one of the most sought-after regions of northeast Florida.
The residents of Satellite Beach make the most of the amenities of this coastal community. There is a relaxed, laid-back feeling wherever you wander in this small town.
On weekends, residents rarely stay home. Instead, they gather together with family and friends for watersports or outdoor sports in their own backyards.
Satellite Beach is part of Brevard County Schools. There are three elementary schools in Satellite Beach: Holland, Seapark, Surfside. Also within the community's borders are DeLaura Middle School and Satellite High School.
The Florida Institute of Technology and Eastern Florida State College are located in nearby Melbourne.
Satellite Beach Sports and Recreation Park offers a wide selection of community-based activities. Residents can hike and walk on the 35 acres of public space, enjoy the dog park, Frisbee fields, basketball and volleyball courts, and soccer fields.
Pelican Beach Park in Satellite Beach is a sea turtle habitat, where the Sea Turtle Preservation Society conducts weekly tours for interested nature lovers. Pavilions with grills along with a playground and volleyball courts make this a great place for fun in the sun.
Hightower Beach Park in Satellite Beach is a calm and tranquil retreat where residents can go to commune with nature or go bird watching.
Samson Island is a 52-acre passive recreation park owned and managed by Satellite Beach. The island is environmentally significant due to the rarity of undeveloped green space in the area.
Tortoise Island – A highly desired luxury waterfront gated community. Residents enjoy this family-friendly community with its manicured lawns and scenic relaxing ponds. Amenities include a community website to keep residents informed and connected with neighbors, a full fitness center, swimming, tennis, media center, game room and saunas. Most of the residences back up to the riverfront or a navigable canal. Bring your boat and dock it at your back door!
Montecito – This luxury gated community is what beachside living is all about. Situated between the glorious Atlantic Ocean and the Indian River Lagoon, this neighborhood features a clubhouse, community pool, work-out room, and path to the beach. The French Country and Mediterranean architecture is combined with lush landscaping, stylish lamp posts, tile roofs and brick paver driveways.
Lansing Island – This private, secluded, luxury gated waterfront community is a homeowner’s dream come true. Surrounded by the gleaming waters of the Banana River to the west and the Grand Canal to the east, the wildlife, flora and fauna offer magnificent views. This community boasts a guarded single-entry-point bridge and sophisticated clubhouse.