Islamorada, FL Keys
Florida has 69,795 square miles of land area. Of all that area, we have to say that the 7.1 square miles they call the Village of Islamorada is some of
Florida’s best! The “Purple Island” as named by the early Spanish explorers, Islamorada is today six islands in the fabulous Florida
Keys connected by a narrow ribbon of asphalt known as “A1A”.
Florida has 69,795 square miles of land area. We have to say that the 7.1 square miles they call the Village of Islamorada is some of Florida’s best!
By the time you reach Islamorada at mile marker 82, the world has dissolved into a collage of blue green waters, with shorelines of palm trees and mangroves punctuated by a colorful collection of buildings from tin-roofed retail shops to palatial homes.
You’ll find beaches tucked into the coral and plenty of magical spots to stretch out and watch the passing boats dance on the horizon. On most, there’s a tikibar to visit and locals to befriend. From beachside to bayside, from sunrise to sunset, there’s something for everyone.
Islamorada calls itself the “Sportfishing Capital of America” for a reason. Whether chasing a world record, or merely a good time, the sheer number of species an angler can pursue is staggering, both offshore or backcountry.
For the scuba diver, the remarkable History of Diving Museum is located in Islamorada for a reason. Wrecks and reefs abound, teeming with marine life that defies the imagination. Warm and warmer water temperatures with viz a clear as windex, divers travel here from around the world. Give the number of dive shops around Islamorada it would seem many decide to set up OVERVIEW shop and never leave!
For the curious, Islamorada offers amazing interaction with nature. The hugely popular Theater of the Sea, with interactive swim programs among dolphins, sea lions and rays is 365 days of fun for the entire family. Few visitors miss the opportunity to hand feed giant tarpons at Robbies. Indian Key Historic State Park and Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park offer visitors a glimpse into Florida’s unique island history dating back to the early 1800’s.
From top to bottom, Islamorada offers it all.
Islamorada, Islander Resort
Florida has 69,795 square miles of land area. Of all that area, we have to say that the 7.1 square miles they call the Village of Islamorada is some of Florida’s best!