The Florida keys are among the most visited areas in the southern part of the U.S. Key Largo is the largest among the islands measuring 48 kilometers long and is situated on the northernmost part. It is also known as the world’s diving capital owing to its so-called living coral reef.
Summer is a fun time to be in this great paradise island. The warm temperature and fantastic scenery are just some of the reasons why people in the U.S. and those from the different parts of the world come here whenever time permits.
Nature parks abound on this island and are recommended for adults and kids alike. One of them is the John Pennekamp coral reef protected park which features a museum and an aquarium. Other than the coral reefs, visitors can see up close and personal here the colorful marine creatures and various types of flora to include the orchids, gumbo, wild cotton, wild coffee and mahogany trees.
The Hammocks State Botanical Site is a must-see as well. What makes this a unique attraction is the fact that mangrove trees here grow a hammock or a small island which attracts sea animals. Also, some endangered animals can be found here.
But as in any place you visit and before you start your tour, it’s definitely a priority to check in at your place of accommodation upon arrival on the island. There are some 19 Key Largo hotels you can choose from depending on your budget and preference.
Many resorts available on the island have a private beach while the others also have an outdoor pool. The bigger hotels offer modern amenities and recreational activities within their area to entertain guests whether couples or groups.
Early booking online is advisable to ensure your accommodation is prepared. Booking online is one of the best ways to enjoy great deals and discounts today. But because of the numerous sites that compete for the millions of travelers and the scams that abound online these days, it is strongly recommended that you deal only with the reputable companies to get the most value for your money.
For your tour needs, do get in touch with your hotel staff if you haven’t booked for this yet. They should be able to assist you being their guests.
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About the guest author:
Aaron is a frequent traveler to the Florida Keys and admits to prefer the Key Largo hotels over those in the other islands.