Why Ocean Drive Villas?


Hollywood and Fort Lauderdale Attractions. Our beach town is bursting with things to do! South Florida offers a lot to vacationers, from sand and sun to unique cultural events. Hollywood possesses its own distinctive mix, with easy access to the beach, enticing nature spots, and a host of nearby Fort Lauderdale attractions

Just outside your doorstep you will find

  • 2.5 mile Broadwalk with dozens of restaurants and shops and named one of America's Best Beach Boardwalks by Travel and Leisure magazine
  • 7 miles of white sandy beach
  • Charnow Park a wonderful water park for the kids
  • The Historic Garfield Street one wall outdoor paddleball courts

Hollywood's Beach and Downtown also offer Free Family Activities and Live Entertainment

Florida's tropical paradise also offers Sports and Activities

  • Cycling
  • Rollerblading
  • Segway Tours
  • Jetskiing
  • Sailing
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding

There are also many Golf courses right here in Hollywood

  • Hollywood Beach Golf Resort
  • Orangebrook Golf and Contry Club
  • The Club at Emerald Hills
  • Hillcrest Golf and Country Club
  • And many more in the Greater Miami and Fort Lauderdale area, including Doral's famous "Blue Monster" which is less than an hour's drive away!

If Shopping is your sport, you are also in luck

  • The Village at Gulfstream Park
  • Aventura Mall
  • Sawgrass Mills Mall

If you would like to try your luck at the Casinos, nearby are:

  • Gulfstream Park Casino and Racing
  • Mardi Gras Casino
  • Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
  • Calder Casino and Race Course

One hundred steps to the ocean with over one hundred reasons to stay

Ocean Drive Villas, is one hundred steps to the ocean with over one hundred reasons to stay. Located in Hollywood Beach, Florida where there is always something to do and see. Hollywood's old Florida charm embodied in its unique architectural styles, quaint seaside inns, retro shops and inviting sidewalk cafes. Ocean Drive Villas is one of the Florida Superior Small Lodging Association White Glove Award Winners. "The White Glove Award is our organizations highest recognition for housekeeping achievement," said SSLs executive director.

Ocean Drive Villas was completely remodeled in 2015

We are happy to announce that Ocean Drive Villas was completely remodeled in 2015. New tiles and marble flooring have been expertly hand laid in all rooms and new beds, light fixtures and custom designed furniture as well as thermostat controlled air conditioners have been installed in the larger rooms. The kitchens have been given new stainless steel appliances as well as custom granite countertops and hand crafted cabinets. The exterior has been given a makeover as well, with new landscaping, paint and newly designed tents.

Film shot at the Ocean Drive Villas which starred actor Jim Belushi

In the summer of 2014 we had the excitement of having a film shot at the Ocean Drive Villas which starred actor Jim Belushi. The filming centered around room #5 here at the Ocean Drive Villas and titled " A Change of Heart". The comedy co-stars Aimee Teegarden, Virginia Madsen and Kathy Najimy. While we were not given details of the plot or a release date, we have searched the web and found the following web sites which give some information on the movie. More link.


Convenience for waiting cruise ferries / Cabana Rate

Start your Cruise early!! Don't wait to board your ship to start your cruise experience and your last night on board doesn't have to end your cruise experience. The Ocean Inn and Hollywood's award winning beach and Historic Boardwalk are less than 10 minutes from Port Everglades and the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and less than 30 minutes from the Port of Miami International Airport.

There is so much to see and do in the area, whether you have a few hours, or a few days. On the shore, or in the Downtown, find some time to find yourself in Hollywood. Just a short drive away (about 10 minutes) puts you in the heart of the Hollywood where Florida's only car-free oceanfront Boardwalk.

Ask us about Cabana rate for half day use based on availability.


Our Off-Street Parking is subject to availability and to a fee of $18/night. Please reserve your space in advance. Ocean Drive Villas is not responsible for damages, theft, parking tickets or towing fees.