Fill your days with seaside adventures and long stress-melting walks along the pristine shorelines when you plan your next escape to the sun-soaked beaches of the Florida Keys. With the swaying palm trees and long stretches of postcard-perfect beaches waiting to lull you into the island lifestyle, you'll have everything you need at your fingertips for a memorable stay.
Boasting some of the world's most sought-after diving and snorkeling spots, and world-class deep sea fishing, you'll have a bevy of ocean-inspired adventures ready and waiting for you to dive into. Whether you're looking to explore shipwrecks and learn about the maritime history of the area, or simply to leave the stress of the daily grind behind as you bask in the sun, our Long Key vacation rentals put it all within easy reach.
Long Key sits only 31 miles from the iconic beaches of Key Largo and a quick 16-mile coastal drive from Key Colony Beach. Featuring easy access to tropical day trips, and a stunning array of beachside activities for the whole group to delve into, everyone will have plenty of choices for fun in the sun!
Wake up early and head out on the open seas for a day of fishing with Dooda Charters. Offering experts guides and every piece of gear you'll need to land the big one, Dooda creates the perfect environment for a day at sea. Let the crew filet the fish for you and have them ready for a BBQ back at your vacation rental while you continue to chase the trophy fish waiting in the sea.
Reserve your spot with the talented scuba experts at Key Dives for a day of underwater exploration and an experience unparalleled. Whether you're an expert and looking to charter a personal tour, or a novice looking to join a larger group for a memorable experience, Key Dives caters to every skill level and desire. Grab an underwater camera to capture the priceless shots of the tropical fishes, eels, and the colorful underwater world in your backyard.
Take a day to simply curl up under a cabana and listen to the waves gently crash just a few feet from your slice of sandy paradise. Catch up with a good book while the kids build a sand castle or fly a kite. Rent a kayak or maybe a stand-up paddle board to check out the Long Key State Recreational Area and the protected marine life that surrounds the stunning environment.
Get your adrenaline going with a high-flying parasailing adventure that takes you soaring above the sapphire blue waters. Stay a little closer to the ground but keep the speed with a rented jet ski so you can skip across the waves and feel the wind swirl around you. Afterward, indulge in a plate of mouthwatering seafood at Aquapazza Ristorante, and treat everyone's palate to a perfect meal.
Take a day to head over to Marathon for a family-friendly time at the Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters. Listen to the guides to learn about the protected marine life and pet the sting rays if you're brave enough. Check out the coral reef tank or the tide pool touch tank. Give your crew the thrill of a lifetime by reserving your spot at the shark encounter and letting them pet the Nurse Sharks!
Drive as far west as you can and set up camp on the stunning beaches of Key West for a fun-filled day of volleyball, splashing, and seaside fun. Take a tour of the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory before you swing by the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum to see where the famed American writer lived and played.
Whether you're coming to bask in the beauty of the beaches, unwind in the tropical breezes, or explore the underwater world of the Keys, our vacation rentals in Long Key offer you the chance to dive into them all with ease.
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