The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary offers protected reefs and marine life for unrivalled snorkelling and diving. Tropical fish, sea turtles, shells, sea fans and other spectacles await you. Coral Reef State Park is also popular and the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park runs charters to Christ of the Deep, a 4,000-pound bronze statue resting at the bottom of the sea. After a busy day, relax in one of the many bars and restaurants, including Hobo's Sports Bar and Restaurant, serving cold beer and the best yellow snapper in town!
- Laid back atmosphere
- Great nature parks
- Water sports galore
- Superb cuisine
4-6 Jan 2013 Sailfish Challenge, Key Largo.
10-19 Jan 2013: Uncorked…the Key Largo and Islamorada Food & Wine Festival.
26-27 Jan 2013: Annual Key Largo and Islamorada Food and Wine Festival.
16-18 Feb 2013: Florida Keys Art Guild, Art Fest at Waldorf Plaza.
22 Feb 2013:Upper Keys Garden Walk, Key Largo.
31 Mar 2013: Underwater Easter Egg Hunt.
7 Apr 2013: Lobster Luau Beach and Pool Party, Key Largo.
16-19 May 2013: Key Largo Original Music Festival.
4 Jul 2013: Fireworks Show on Blackwater Sound, Key Largo.
16-17 Aug 2013: Anything that Floats Regatta Race, Key Largo.
8-9 Nov 2013: Fifth Annual Key Largo Bridge Run.
Please note: all events listed are for helpful information only and many are subject to entrance fees and/or prior reservation, and may be cancelled at any time. Please check with the relevant tourist office if you need further information on these or any of the other events in the Florida Keys.
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This lovely resort lies in 60 acres of mangrove preserve, criss-crossed with nature trails and the famous John Pennekamp state park is just 10 minutes away.. There are barbecue and picnic areas, a small private beach, a large swimming pool, children's playground, tennis courts and kayaks at the resort's own marina.
This spectacular resort boasts its very own deep-water marina, home to the renowned African Queen boat of movie fame. If you've got your own boat, you're welcome to bring it along for mooring; if not, rent or charter one and take to the high seas! Being Key Largo, water sports are in abundance, including deep-sea fishing, daily snorkelling and diving trips.
Fun and Games
The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary offers protected reefs and marine life for unrivalled snorkelling and diving. John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park offers breathtaking botanical scenery and perfect for family picnics.
After a busy day, relax in one of the many bars and restaurants such as Hobo’s Café with its sports bar feel, serving cold beer and the best yellow snapper in town!
There are plenty of bars and restaurants to choose from but make sure you visit Bogie’s Café at the Holiday Inn Key Largo Resort & Marina for its award-winning continental cuisine and outdoor dining.
Not to be Missed
Make sure you visit Dolphin Cove and experience one of the many dolphin encounters on offer. The kids will love learning about these amazing creatures and their habitat.
Different destinations have different magic touches so make sure to check them out to see what makes your holiday with us so special.
Flight details You fly direct nonstop to Miami International Airport from London Heathrow with award winning Virgin Atlantic.
Flight time Approx 10 hours.
Time difference GMT -5 hours.
Distance - From Miami, Key Largo is 55 miles.
Driving Times - Key Largo approx 1 hour 15 min.