5) Deerfield Beach, Florida
Just a few miles down the road from Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach is another great spot for affordable beach property. Residents here have a lot to be happy about. For starters, the median home value is $174,000. Deerfield Beach has earned a “Blue Wave” from the Clean Beach Council based on the beach’s excellent water quality, conditions, safety services, public information, and habitat conservation policies. Quiet Waters Park is just as serene as it sounds with camping facilities, biking trails, fishing opportunities, and the longest cable-ski course in the nation. Quickly growing in popularity, cable skiing is a mix of surfing, skiing, and wakeboarding. There’s no better place to try it than Deerfield Beach’s 2,700-foot course! Outdoorsy folks love living here with Deerfield Island Park just a 5-minute boat ride away. Here you can embark on kayak and paddleboard tours and organized hikes.