Spring break condos

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida

Address: 6000 N Ocean Blvd., Apt. 6G

Price: $249,900

Square feet: 1,045

Price per square foot: $239

This two-bedroom, two-full-bath condo shares the distinction of being the most expensive stop on our tour. And here's what should take your breath away — a whopping $1,230 per month in association fees, or nearly twice as much any of the other units we're looking at. But this high-rise is right on the beach and right in the middle of all the nightlife, dining and entertainment that the sprawling Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach tropical metropolis has to offer. The balcony offers great views of the Atlantic Ocean and has a new hurricane slider. It has a spacious living room and a dining room. You'll find standard appliances and solid surface counter tops in the kitchen. The building has recently been renovated with new balconies and elevators. Amenities include bike storage, a heated outdoor pool and a private beach pavilion.

Rachael Barach: Castelli Real Estate Services; 954-563-5340