Located off the coast of Martin and St. Lucie counties, Hutchinson Island is a barrier island bordered by the Atlantic Ocean on the east and the Indian River on the west. It is home to the Elliot Museum, the historic House of Refuge and the Florida Oceanographic Society. Here you will find miles of beautiful, sandy beaches to enjoy, with free public access on this down-to-earth island that offers cultural events and activities for the whole family. Hotels, vacation rentals, fine restaurants – Hutchinson Island has it all. The island also is a great place to enjoy Florida wildlife at its finest. A true jewel, Hutchinson Island is a wonderful place to fish, play golf or just stare at the enchanting Atlantic.