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Frank Rendon Park - Daytona Beach

 Frank Rendon Park beach, Daytona Beach, Florida

GPS Coordinates:  29.18019, -80.984157

Location: 2705 S. Atlantic Avenue, Daytona Beach Shores, FL.

Directions: From International Speedway Blvd., drive south for about two-and-a-half miles.  The entrance is just past the pedestrian overpass that crosses S. Atlantic Avenue.

Cost: Free entrance and free parking.

Hours: 6am to 10pm, or as posted.

Frank Rendon Park is a top-notch beach access park, just like Sunsplash Park. It has everything except a food and drink concession. However, food vendors may be on the beach as weather and tides permit. It does not have the splash fountains that The Breakers access and the Sunsplash Park access have. As usual in Daytona, a high seawall separates the sandy beach from the park.

This park has a paved parking lot and a well-designed beach facade with brick pavers, covered and uncovered picnic tables, clean restrooms and a wooden ramp to the beach that is wheelchair friendly.

Frank Rendon Park, Daytona Beach, FL


  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed on the beach. Glass containers are also prohibited.
  • Animals are not allowed on the beach, except for service animals.


Lifeguards are on duty during posted hours.

ADA Access

The park is designed to be accessible to wheelchairs. A special beach wheelchair is available on site. To arrange use of the beach wheelchair, call Volusia County Beach Services at 386-239-6484 during the hours of 7:30am through 5:30pm.


  • Covered and uncovered picnic tables
  • Outdoor rinse-off showers
  • Clean, private bathrooms
  • Paved parking
  • Paved promenade area adjacent to the beach
  • Beach wheelchair available
  • Paved parking
  • Playground equipment for children

Frank Rendon Park restroom facilities

Frank Rendon Park picnic tables and grills

Frank Rendon Park playground equipment

Frank Rendon Park beach, Daytona Beach, FL

Above: There was a lot of seaweed on the beach when I took this photo because of several days of strong east winds blowing it in off the Atlantic Ocean. It isn't always this way. Sometimes there is very little seaweed.

Lifeguard at Frank Rendon Park, Daytona Beach