The Florida Keys is full of ecological treasure and as a complement to the sparkling sea and fantastic ocean, there are forests and national parks. Oh, and shipwrecks too!
The Upper Keys
In Key Largo and Islamorada where KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas has two exclusive locations, Mariner’s Resort Villas & Marina and the Historic Tavernier Inn.
Atlantic Ocean Key Largo, FL
A large shipwreck approximately five miles offshore from Key Largo on the Atlantic side of the Keys. This retired Navy ship is one of the largest ships intentionally sunk to create an artificial reef
EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK
Everglades, FL 33037
The only ecosystem of its kind in the world, encompasses some 1.4 million acres. Visitors see bald eagles and many of the 300 other species of birds found in the park as well as alligators, deer and bobcats. Activities include guided tours, canoeing, fish
The Middle Keys:
In the Middle Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas has the Village at Hawks Cay Villas on Duck Key, Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina and the Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina vacation rentals in Marathon
BEACHES OF MARATHON
Marathon, FL 33050
“Life”, quotes the bumper sticker, “is a beach.” In Marathon, the beach is life. Where the sea meets the shore, a thousand years of grinding wave pummeled the coral rock into submission for your pleasure.
The Lower Keys:
In the Lower Keys, KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas has the Coral Hammock Resort Villas and Kings Point Marina & Condominiums vacation rentals
National Deer Refuge
Big Pine Key, FL 33042
he National Key Deer Refuge encompasses 2,300 acres of land on Big Pine Key. The refuge is the primary home of the famous Key deer, a small subspecies of the Virginia white tail deer. The deer are best observed in the early morning and early evening hours
BAHIA HONDA STATE PARK
36850 Overseas Highway Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Recently named the 2nd most beautiful beach in North America, Bahia Honda has 2 sandy beaches, marina, dive shop, cabins & campsites. Daily snorkel trips to Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary allow you to observe the beautiful reefs of the Florida Keys!
These are some of my favorite experiences this week in the Florida Keys. If you’re coming down to visit and stay with us at the KeysCaribbean Luxury Resorts & Marinas in our vacation rentals, share your favorite experiences with us in the comments section of our blog…
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