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The Bear Island community is located in West Palm Beach near the prestigious Bear Lakes Country Club. The club features two 18- hole championship golf courses designed by Jack Nicklaus. The area is home to numerous other golf courses, including the Emerald Dunes Golf Course, Breakers West Golf Course, Okeeheelee Golf Course and the Trump International Golf Course.
It is a short drive to the beautiful beaches on the east coast as well as West Palm Beach’s entertainment district. Residents and visitors enjoy fine dining and shopping at Cityplace or take in a show at the Kravis center.
Schools in the area include Cardinal Newman High School, Bear Lakes Middle School and the Arthur Meyer Jewish Academy.
Lake Mangonia, Clear Lake and Lake Worth are in the area and provide the community with recreational activities such as hiking, camping and fishing. Local parks include Peanut Island Park, Phil Foster Park and Bicentennial Park. Bear Island residents’ medical needs are provided for at the St Mary’s Medical Center, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital or the Palms West Hospital.
Palm Beach International Airport is close to Bear Island. Hotels near the airport include the Palm Beach Airport Hotel, Crowne Plaza West Palm Beach, Doubletree Hotel West Palm Beach and the Hilton Palm Beach Airport. Historic hotels in the area include Hotel Biba and The Breakers Palm Beach.
Residents and visitors can enjoy nearby museums like the Norton Museum of Art, Henry Morrison Flagler Museum, South Florida Science Museum and the Palm Beach Maritime Museum.
The Bear Island community is bordered by Village Boulevard to the west, Interstate 95 to the east and Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard to the south.