A Guide to Working in Port St. Lucie

22 Apr, 2024
Port St. Lucie

Located on Florida’s sunny Central East Coast, Port St. Lucie is synonymous with golf, good times, and the great outdoors. Like so many others, we’re huge fans of this thriving destination – so much so that we offer two flexible workplace destinations in the Port St. Lucie area. Of course, when we’re not working, we’re enjoying the endless sights this special part of the world has to offer. Here are just some of the places we recommend both visitors and locals check out.

Dining in Port St. Lucie

Port St. Lucie loves to eat, and the restaurant scene is hard to beat. For upscale Italian, book a table at the vast and impressive Tutto Fresco. After flavorful Mexican? Zapatas and Pueblo Viejo are the place to be. Melt-in-your-mouth steak and cold beers are on offer at the St. Lucie Drafthouse, and the West End Grill has the best burgers in town. Berry Fresh is your pick for a light, healthy lunch, but if you’re after something decadently sweet, visit the Sugar’d Up Dessert Studio or Shake N Cow.

Can’t get through the day without coffee? Enjoy the cheerful vibe Coffee Grind, the industrial surrounds at Steamworks Coffeebar and Eatery, or the sumptuous pastries at Zeus Coffee.

Shopping in Port St. Lucie

Hey, big spender! If you love shopping, you’ll love Port St. Lucie. Here, you can shop till you drop at the Landing at Tradition, a vast 600,000 sqft shopping center home to major retailers as well as local boutiques. Keep an eye out for the Sunday Green Market and arts and crafts markets in nearby Tradition Square. For charming vintage, souvenir, art, and gift shopping options, try downtown Fort Pierce.

Things to Do in Port St. Lucie

Golfers rejoice! Whether you want to play a full 18 holes or just work on your short game, Port St. Lucie is a year-round golfing destination. Give your handicap a run for its money at the PGA Championship Village or tee up at the Saints Golf Course.

Nature lover? You’ll go wild for the 225-acre Oxbow Eco-Center and Preserve, open year-round and bursting with family-friendly activities and wildlife spotting. There’s also the Savannas Preserve State Park, offering hiking, canoeing, fishing, and trail riding in a wide-open, untouched space. Prefer your outdoor expeditions to be more manicured? Explore the stunning Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens, which house a butterfly garden, orchid room, rose garden, and more! If you want to sink your toes into some sand, head down to nearby Jensen Beach Park.

Consider Sunday the ultimate “funday”? Make the most of your weekends with a full calendar of annual, monthly, and weekly community events and festivals. Popular events include the Port St. Lucie Seafood Festival and River Nights (April-October). For sports events or performances from major artists, be sure to check out Clover Park. The kids will love indoor adventure parks like Urban Air and DEFY.

Staying in Port St. Lucie

Welcome to the land of the exclusive all-inclusive. Port St. Lucie offers an impressive array of high-end resort-style accommodations, including the renowned Sandpiper Bay Resort, a top-notch family-friendly all-inclusive resort boasting an endless list of activities and high-quality dining options. For golf lovers, the Sheraton PGA Vacation Resort is a top choice; numerous other hotels also dot the PGA course area.

If the waterfront is your dream scene, head up to Jensen Beach to enjoy the magnificent views offered by The Lucie, or the nearby Hutchinson Shores Resort and Spa. For a quaint, old-fashioned vibe, try the charmingly pink Jensen Beach Inn.

Getting Around Port St. Lucie

Getting around Port St. Lucie is easy if you have access to a personal car or rideshare service. Port St. Lucie is about an hour north of West Palm Beach and is accessible via both the I-95 and Florida Turnpike.

Want to get around without the emissions? If you’re in the Ft. Pierce service area, you can enjoy complimentary, on-demand transit services through Freebee’s Electric. Just download the app to get started. The free, award-winning ART Bus system also services the area.

Coming in by plane? There are numerous local airports with easy access to Port St Lucie, including Orlando International Airport, Melbourne International Airport, and Palm Beach International Airport. Depending on where you’re coming from, Miami or Ft. Lauderdale might work best for your schedule.

Working in Port St. Lucie? Work from W Executive Suites!

Whether you’re visiting for work or leisure, or you’re a local looking for a centrally located address to work from, you’re always welcome at W Executive Suites’ Port St. Lucie East and West locations. Fully amenitized and elegantly appointed, our flexible workspaces are ideal for focused work, taking meetings, or just providing the address you need to put your best foot forward. For more information about reserving a space at one of our Port St. Lucie locations, get in touch!