The Sandy Shores of Jensen Beach
If you have never been to Jensen Beach Florida you’re missing out. Beautiful, quaint, charming, are all words that come to mind when discussing Jensen Beach. Once you visit you will definitely want to come back. And did you know that Jensen was at one point in time “The Pineapple Capital of the World”?
The History of Jensen Beach, goes back as far as the 1500s when the Ais Indians inhabited the area. The mid 1800s, settlers starting moving into the area and in 1881, John Laurence Jensen settled on this land that today bears his name. He and other newcomers began planting pineapples. By 1895, Jensen Beach was named the “Pineapple Capital of the World”, shipping out 1,000,000 boxes of pineapples during the summer months.
As the 1900s approached more people began to make Jensen Beach their winter home because they fell in love with the quiet atmosphere, great fishing and long stretches of empty beach.
Jensen Beach has beautiful homes, outstanding beaches, great fishing and one of the best lifestyles Florida has to offer. Downtown Jensen features both fine dining and elegant boutiques, but you will also find numerous spots that offer casual dining and live music. No need to put on your Sunday best when you can hang out in your shorts and flip flops. If you like an “eclectic” style then you’ll love Jensen Beach.