Islamorada was where back country sport fishing and salt water fly fishing first burst onto the scene. The 'fishing capital of the world' also has the world's highest density of professional offshore charter boats. Islamorada, which means "purple isles," is also a popular wedding destination, thanks to its raw beauty and crystal blue waters. There's much happening here, from exciting fishing activities to art walks and romantic seaside cafés. Book your Islamorada holiday accommodation to see what's in store.
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Rent a holiday home, apartment or cottage in Islamorada from just £94 per night
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Popular holiday rental amenities in Islamorada
Rentals can be narrowed down based on your personal preferences. Just above, you can see the number of lettings that include a particular amenity in Islamorada. Most of the holiday lettings in Islamorada offer Internet or Pool, which makes it a wonderful destination if you can't imagine a holiday without internet or you're dreaming of days spent poolside. Plan your holidays in advance if you love sweating the stress away in saunas or you like to end your days curled up by the fire. There are only 9 properties listed including Sauna and 12 properties providing Fireplace.
The Weather in Islamorada
Above are the weather conditions for Islamorada. This year, July will have the highest average temperatures. In contrast, the coolest month is February. The rainiest month is September, while the driest month is February.
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Cuisine of Islamorada
Seafood enthusiasts won't be disappointed with Islamorada's culinary offerings. Choose from fresh-off-the-nets seafood served in all kinds of settings — tiki-covered huts, marina-facing fish houses, beachfront cafés or romantic, secluded bistros. The waterfront is dotted with restaurants, serving everything from Mediterranean cuisine, sushi, organic salads, sandwiches and meatball subs.
Enjoy dinner and live entertainment at the waterfront cafés that serve excellent seafood: there's fried oysters, peel-and-eat-shrimp, and fish sandwiches galore. For the "freshest sushi in all the Keys!" and a hefty beer, wine and sake list, Kaiyo Grill & Sushi does the trick. Don't forget to pack some takeaway to feast on when you return to your Islamorada holiday letting .
The weather in Islamorada
The best time to visit is between December and May, when outdoor activities can be enjoyed under sunny, blue skies. Your holiday home in Islamorada should be booked in advance during this peak season. For those who prefer some peace and quiet, as well as discounted prices on lettings, October and November is a great time to visit.
The must-see sights of Islamorada
Most people come to Islamorada for its scenery and sunsets. The sea facing restaurants are perfectly aligned to allow diners gorgeous views of the sun sinking into the ocean. From the Islamorada Fist Company restaurant, you can watch sharks being fed while you enjoy your evening meal, as the event usually takes place around sunset. It's also quite possible to enjoy the sunset from the privacy of your sea-facing holiday letting on Islamorada.
Enjoy tropical evenings with relaxed music at the waterfront ICE Amphitheater, housed inside Islamorada Founders Park. This pet-friendly park also features an Olympic-sized pool, ball fields, a shallow water beach, water sports lettings and a skate park. Casa Mar Village meanwhile, is recommended for its local fish market, waterfront shopping and outdoor adventure sports activities. The kids will enjoy hand-feeding giant silver tarpons at Robbie's Marina. Then take them to a fun dolphin, sea lion and parrot show at Theatre of the Sea marine mammal park.
Art and culture on Islamorada
The Coral Shores Performing Arts Centre delights audiences with its top-notch productions. Meanwhile the monthly Third Thursday Art Walk organized by the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District is a great way to get acquainted with the town's art spaces and boutiques. The event brings together artisans, sculptors, jewelers, photographers and travellers who enjoy the artist receptions, music, sunsets and other fun activities.
The Jannette De Llanos Art Gallery showcases oil paintings and graphic art of the Florida Keys & beyond, while the Pasta Pantaleo Signature Gallery houses Pasta's sportfish paintings that are vivid and rich in their colour schemes. For a look at the artworks of local photographers, painters, sculptors, and mixed media artists, visit Gallery at Ocean Sotheby's International Realty. Lastly, there's Crane Point Museum & Nature Centre which regales visitors with its interpretative displays of marine life, local wildlife and exhibits.
Excursions and day trips beyond Islamorada
Islamorada boasts rare and extraordinary brimming patch reefs, which is good news for divers. An hour south from your holiday home on Islamorada, lies the Bahia Honda State Park where oceanside camping is possible. Enjoy kayaking, fishing, biking, and snorkeling among other great activities. Take time off to explore Islamorada's colorful shallow coral reefs, its shipwrecks, and an interesting underwater hub for scientific research, called the Aquarius.
Pickles Reef is perfect to spot flamingo tongue cowries and banded coral shrimps. Bud n' Mary's is another popular marina known for its sportfishing shows, chartered fishing expeditions, pontoon boats, and deli's serving excellent coffee by the sea. End the day by retiring back at your sea facing Islamorada holiday letting .
Legendary authors such as Ernest Hemingway have been inspired right here in Islamorada! Come over with the family and book your holiday letting on Islamorada today. The isles are waiting.
Lobster Trap Art Gallery
The vivid artworks at this exciting gallery will ensnare your gaze just like the lobsters in the traps outside its doors.
The Rain Barrel Artisan Village
The perfect day out involves exploring this picturesque artists' village, where there are any number of craft workshops to get involved in, plus exquisite art to discover and take home. Jewellery, sculpture and fine art are just the start.
Florida Keys Brewing Company
This family run microbrewery is a delight, and is ideally situated in the arts and cultural district of town. Enjoy tours, talks and of course, tastings.
History of Diving Museum
A trip to Florida isn't complete without exploring the ocean. Learn about the technical and historical aspects of this pastime through oral exhibits and artefacts found beneath the waves.
Theatre of the Sea
Live the dream and swim with Flipper at this incredible centre, dedicated to marine life. Seals, dolphins and parrots perform in mesmerising sealife shows.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Islamorada?
Prices for holiday accommodation in Islamorada start at £94 per night.
How many holiday homes are available to book in Islamorada?
September is the time of year with the highest amount of House rentals and Apartment rentals available in Islamorada, so you'll find plenty of great holiday deals during this month.
What is the most popular holiday home amenity in Islamorada?
When booking a holiday home in Islamorada, consider looking for accommodation with Internet, Pool, or TV, which are the three most popular amenities for this destination.
How many holiday homes are on offer in Islamorada?
With 900 holiday rentals available in Islamorada, you're sure to find the perfect accommodation for your visit.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Islamorada holiday home?
Finding accommodation in Islamorada for you and your dog is definitely possible, with 103 pet-friendly holiday homes available.
What's the best time of year to travel to Islamorada?
Book your Islamorada holiday in February or April to avoid a washout; these are the months with the least amount of rain.
How do I find deals on holiday lettings in Islamorada?
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