Mangrove Marina – Where sea lovers and land lovers come together in the Florida Keys!
The Florida Keys are a coral archipelago located just south of Miami. Stretching more than 100 miles from the Gulf of Mexico to the Atlantic, the Keys are accessible by the Overseas Highway or US 1, which spans numerous bridges and causeways. Each region of the Keys as well as each Key has its personality and culture. Key Largo is the largest of the Upper Keys and home to Mangrove Marina liveaboard marina as well as some of the hottest land and sea activities in the area. Whether you love being out on the water, relaxing on the beach, or a combination of both, there’s something for you to do here in the Keys.
Mangrove Marina is the self-proclaimed dive capital of the world, is a sea lover’s paradise. Here you can dive at the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and the USS Spiegel Grove, the world’s largest artificial reef. You can check out the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, too, and try your hand at snorkeling, diving, or glass-bottom boating. Not far from Key Largo is the Everglades National Park, where you can indulge in many outdoor passions, including fishing, boating, or wildlife spotting.
Other watersports opportunities include kayaking, jet skiing, boating, and swimming with dolphins, all just minutes from Mangrove Marina’s Houseboat Rentals Florida Keys, which are well-appointed and feature all the amenities you would expect in any higher-end resort.
Harry Harris Park is a picturesque beach and park with barbecues, picnic tables, a playground, and plenty to keep the whole family busy. On nearby Islamorada is Anne’s Beach, which is known for its paved parking and a shallow, gentle swimming area perfect for children. Restrooms are also available.
Bahia Honda State Park on Big Pine Beach might just be one of Florida’s most beautiful beaches with stunning views of the ocean and the railroad that once connected the Keys with the mainland.
Our boathouse Key West makes the perfect starting point for all these adventures, with a heated freshwater pool, wet slips, shower facilities, clean bathhouses, Tiki huts, barbecues, and more!
Mangrove Marina Something for Everyone
At Dry Tortugas National Park, land lovers and sea lovers can unite. This park is located about 70 miles from Key West in the Gulf of Mexico. While you can only access it via seaplane or boat, the trip is well worth the journey with fun for the whole family, including camping, wildlife spotting, swimming, snorkeling, and boating. In Marathon, you can visit the Turtle Hospital and learn more about how this top facility rescues and rehabilitates injured and sick sea turtles in a behind-the-scenes tour. You might even get a chance to feed one of the permanent residents!
In Marathon, you can also travel along the Old Seven Mile Bridge, which is free to walkers, joggers, and cyclists.
If you want something a bit more stimulating than a relaxed day on the beach, check out Island Dolphin Care at Key Largo. You can learn about how dolphins are rescued and rehabilitated and what you can do to help ensure their survival. You’ll also have access to your own personal guide and have access to a variety of interactive programs and experiences, including feeding and caring for the dolphins.
At Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Park, you can explore six miles of walking trails, which are largely paved, making them easily accessible regardless of ability level. This park is home to numerous rare native plant species and a variety of wildlife, including butterflies, snails, crocodiles, birds, and more. Bring a picnic lunch and make a day of it.
Call Mangrove Marina today to learn more about how you can stay on a boat in Key West.