Florida Keys is made up of a string of tropical islands in the south of Florida, sandwiched between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The destination is largely known for its diving opportunities, with warm clear waters nursing an abundance of life around the coral reefs. There are a few sunken wrecks to explore diving and snorkelling tooOn land, there is plenty of beauty to see and experience too. Enjoy Duval Street, for example, and the many bars along its length for cocktails and dining. The Florida Keys, as you would expect, offers beautiful stretches of beach and stunning sunsets with perfect tropical weather.
Each of the island destinations of the Florida Keys has unique features to discover. Key Largo is a fantastic destination with the gently lapping ocean right on its doorstep. Hotels such as the Cheeca Lodge and Spa attract a number of famous guests and could be your ideal holiday base too. Key West displays an array of geographic features and with so many sightseeing opportunities, it’s no wonder that it is becoming a popular tourist spot too
At Florida Masters, we provide expert advice on each Florida Keys location so you find the best holiday deal and package for you. With such a huge variety of Florida holidays, there really is something for everyone to enjoy in the Florida Keys.
Key Largo is located in the upper Florida Keys and is, without a doubt, the Dive Capital of the World. It is home to the world’s largest artificial reef including the John Pennekamp Coral Reef Underwater State Park meaning that whether you dive or snorkel, there is an abundance of life to admire beneath the ocean waves. The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary is also a fantastic experience for underwater activities. The area offers the most beautiful sunsets, the perfect way to end the day soaking up the sunshine on one of the many tranquil beaches of Key Largo. Aside from beaches, there are plenty of arts and culture opportunities including eco-tours and dolphin encounters. Or why not hire a motorbike as a fun way to get around? Every day is different in this area of Florida as there really is so much to discover here. The range of hotels is outstanding too meaning there is a great Key Largo holiday deal for every traveller.
Our top Key Largo hotels include:
The Key West is more isolated in comparison to other locations in the Sunshine State. Roughly 90 miles north of Cuba, it is known for its pastel conch-style houses and coral reefs. If you are looking for a holiday that is a little bit different but still want great value for money, take a closer look at Key West. It is a fantastic place for lovers of sea life, as well as for those travellers whose ideal holiday is to relax on a sun-soaked beach. The Key West area offers a variety of events throughout the year including fishing tournaments and colourful parades and festivals.
There are also plenty of sightseeing tours and cruises from which to choose, a great way to admire the beautiful setting sun after a busy day. It is a popular area for families to visit, as well as those travellers who are keen outdoor enthusiasts, including divers, as there are many different kinds of water sports and cultural activities on offer. There are lots of places of interest to visit, including the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens and the Dry Tortugas National Park. If you want a holiday to unwind and relax, there are various spas too, many of which offer the ultimate life of luxury after a relaxing day on the beach.
Some of our favourite hotels in the Key West area include:
Main Florida Keys Attractions
- John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
- Bahia Honda State Park
- Dry Tortugas National Park
- National Key Deer Refuge
- Dolphin Research Center
- Hemingway House
- Southernmost Point in the continental USA
- Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory