Jensen Beach is a quiet oceanfront town with beautiful beaches, great fishing and a quaint downtown with a small town pace. Historic downtown Jensen Beach offers charming cottages where local artisans display and sell original artwork and hosts many of the area's finest dining establishments. A variety of culinary specialities are available, while the most popular selection is fresh seafood.
Jensen Beach was once known as the "Pineapple Capital of the World" and still holds an annual pineapple festival. Jensen Beach also attracts several species of endangered sea turtles during nesting seasons. The area south of Jensen Beach is called Rio (pronounced "Rye-oh").