ABOUT VACATION RENTALS IN ISLAMORADA
Islamorada is the place for you if you wish to fish in the "Sports Fishing Capital of the World". Islamorada, Florida, or 'village of islands' is made up of the six islands of Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper Matecumbe, Lower Matecumbe, and the offshore islands of Lignumvitae Key and Indian Key.
Islamorada meaning “purple Isle" and is the place where the big fish come to fish! Presidents like Jimmy Carter, Harry S. Truman, and George Bush senior used to visit the place to find large game fish. Fishing isn't Islamorada's s sole claim to fame. Rodale magazine calls Islamorada the best place to dive in the Florida Keys.
Hop on a boat and head to Lignumvitae Key State Botanical Site, it is a must-see as it gives a view of the Keys in their purest state. This 280-acre park is dedicated to preserving the flora and fauna of this undeveloped area. The Long Key State Recreation Area was named by the Spanish as "Cayo Vivora" or Rattlesnake Key because its shape resembles a snake with open jaws. The park is one of the best places in the Upper Keys for canoeing, snorkeling, and hiking. For all those trail lovers, the park has the Golden Orb trail, named for the magnificent red and gold spiders.