Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is a 1/2 mile wide hamlet with an old-fashioned, charming "beach village" vibe. Recognized as “South Florida’s Beach Diving Capital,” Lauderdale-By-The-Sea’s beach is a mecca for scuba divers and snorkelers. Walk right off the beach and into the ocean to corals teeming with an abundance of sea life! Friday nights, enjoy free live music. If you want to be "By the Sea," check out the list of hotels below: