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Our sugar sand and sultry waters are gifts from the
They set hearts to beating in syncopation with nature
and set your rhythms to low... very low.
Marco Island Beaches - Locations of Marco Island beaches, hours, facilities available - including Tigertail Beach, Residents Beach and South Beach
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park - Key Largo
Pennekamp State Park is mostly under the waves, so the big draw is definitely on the watery side. Being the only living coral reef in the United States, Pennekamp is a mecca for divers from all over the world. And what a reef it is! It's a watery kingdom, with thrones of coral and guardian fish patrolling about...read more »
The Tortugas are a remote area; some 70 miles west of Key West and over 140 miles from mainland Florida. Its coral reef, hardbottom, and seagrass communities are bathed by the clearest and cleanest waters in the Florida Keys archipelago, due in part to the strong influence of the Florida Current or Gulf Stream. At some point, the waters of the entire Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico pass by the doorstep of the Tortugas, delivering a phenomenally rich array of organisms from a huge area of the Caribbean basin...read more »
Southeast Florida Coast Beaches
As one might suspect, the southeast Florida coast offers some of the most amazing beaches, certainly in the lower 48 states and, I would suggest, even the world. There are beaches that are very active and where those that can, flaunt their nothing short of flawless "beach-bodies" as well as for those who simply stroll along the breakwater and admire the scenery. For those that want to be a more remote beach, there are those beaches that are the better kept local secrets, never overrun by tourists and where even on weekends you can enjoy a quiet day at the beach. For those of you who may be a bit more European and like to bathe at least partially au-natural, so to speak, there are even beaches that will accommodate your desires as well.
The reality is that while almost anywhere on the east side of Miami Beach, you are never more than a stones throw from the beach and one is as spectacular as the next. Below you will find a fairly diverse list of beaches, including at least one or two to accommodate whatever your desire may be...read more »
Boca Raton Beaches
Red Reef Park - Nature enthusiasts will particularly enjoy Red Reef Park, 67 acres of Atlantic coastline and wildlife. The park features a man-made reef for snorkelers to catch a glimpse of nature?s underwater wonders, including tropical fish, turtles, eels and stingrays. The park?s Gumbo-Limbo Nature Center lets visitors take a close look at wildlife with sea turtles, sharks and stingrays in outdoor aquariums. The shaded boardwalks are ideal for afternoon nature strolls through butterfly gardens and a 40-foot observation tower. Birders will enjoy the wide range of small birds in the park. Along with the natural setting, Red Reef offers picnicking with grills, tables and rest room facilities..read more ».