Local Beaches

The Florida Keys feature intimate white-sand beaches and turquoise waters, with sunbathing as just one option to enjoy. A fun-filled variety of activities are available including snorkeling, parasailing, ocean kayaking and jet skiing. With small sandy beaches and bays dotting 120 miles along the Overseas Highway, your location choices are limitless.
For Florida Keys Local Beaches, please select an island location:

Key LargoTavernierIslamoradaMarathonBig Pine KeyKey West



Key Largo


John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

(305) 451-6300
Mile Marker 102.5 Oceanside
102601 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo, FL 33037
Pennekamp Park preserves a portion of the only living coral reef in the continental United States. Catch a glimpse of a variety of tropical marine life in or out of the water aboard their glass-bottom boat tours and snorkeling/diving charters. Visitors have access to 50 miles of natural mangrove channels in the surrounding area with kayak and paddle board rentals. You can rent a boat or bring your own and make use of their launch ramp, trailer storage, slip space and pump-out services.




Harry Harris Park

(305) 852-7161
Mile Marker 92.5 Oceanside
50 Beach Road, Tavernier, FL 33070
Harry Harris Park features a playground, picnic tables, barbecue grills and lagoon-like, enclosed swimming beach. Fish onshore from the walkway surrounding the beach or launch your boat using their ramp. There are 15 parking spaces for vehicles with trailers (day parking only).




Village of Islands Founders Park

(305) 853-1685
Mile Marker 87 Bayside
87000 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036
Our guests staying in Islamorada are eligible for free use of Founders Park; a printed copy of your reservation confirmation letter is required, click here for more information. This bayside park has a wide range of facilities including a beach, swimming pool, splash pad, tennis courts, walking trails, dog park, basketball court, marina with launch ramp and more.


Anne’s Beach

Mile Marker 73.5 Oceanside
No physical address, see Google Maps
The newly renovated Anne’s Beach is accessible without charge and is the ideal choice if you’re looking for a relaxing, natural beach environment in Islamorada with clear, shallow waters for wading, shelling or sun bathing.

Library Beach Park

Mile Marker 81.5 Bayside
84 Johnston Rd, Islamorada, FL 33036
This quaint, sandy beach in the heart of Islamorada is protected and enclosed by the surrounding mangroves. Whether swimming or launching your water sport equipment, this is a wonderful place to stop if you’d like to stay within an easy distance to other activities and restaurants in the area.



Marathon and the surrounding areas offer several beach locations for fun filled days. Sombrero Beach and several well maintained State Park Beaches will give you the unique water experiences of the Florida Keys. Many locations include marinas, watersport activities, hiking, snorkeling, diving and much more.

Curry Hammock State Park

(305) 289-2690
Mile Marker 56 Oceanside
56200 Overseas Hwy, Marathon, FL 33050
Curry Hammock State Park spans 1,000 acres along both sides of Overseas Highway protecting a large area of mangroves, rockland hammocks and seagrass beds. Visitors have up to 1,200 feet of sandy beach access, a variety of water sport equipment rentals such as kayaks and kite boards to choose from, and activities like hiking, biking, or camping.

Sombrero Beach

(305) 743-0033
Mile Marker 50 Oceanside
Sombrero Beach Road, Marathon, FL 33050
This picturesque beach with picnic pavilions and volleyball courts is located within just minutes of our several Marathon locations. A small portion of the beach is closed from April through October for Loggerhead Turtle nesting.


Big Pine Key


Bahia Honda State Park

(305) 872-2353
Mile Marker 37 Oceanside
36850 Overseas Hwy, Big Pine Key, FL 33043
Bahia Honda State Park is often featured alongside the top-rated beaches in Florida for its scenic view of the neighboring historic railroad and expansive, sandy beach front with shallow waters and mild currents. Additional activities park visitors will enjoy include kayaking, snorkeling, picnicking and hiking.


Key West


Smathers Beach

2601 S Roosevelt Blvd, Key West, FL 33040


Rest Beach

White Street and Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040


Higgs Beach

1000 Atlantic Blvd, Key West, FL 33040


South Beach

1405 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040


Simonton Street Beach

0 Simonton Street, Key West, FL 33040


Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

601 Howard England Way, Key West, FL 33040

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