Harry Harris Beach Area to be Closed for Jetty Repairs

The Harry Harris Beach area at Harry Harris Park in Key Largo will be closed beginning Wednesday, April 6 for repairs and will remain closed until construction of the beach jetty is completed. The boat ramp, ballfields, and all other amenities will remain open. “The County understands that any closure is an inconvenience and appreciates … Read more

Key West Beaches get New Sand

The City has begun replenishing the white sandy Key West beaches. Starting this morning, workers began with Smather’s Beach on South Roosevelt Blvd. The project, which is expected to last about two weeks, is a painstakingly careful project because of nesting turtles. Each morning, volunteers walk the beach searching for new nests and signs of … Read more

Best Natural Sunscreen for Scuba – Snorkeling – Swimming in Florida Keys

Sunscreen is a necessity for most scuba divers, but not all sunblock is created equal. Some contain an ingredient that’s destroying coral reefs around the world. The evidence is so strong, Hawaii may pass a law banning certain sunscreens. The primary chemical culprit is oxybenzone, an ingredient used in popular sunscreens made by Banana Boat, Coppertone, … Read more

10 Things We Love About The Florida Keys

From Caribbean-like aquamarine waters to a friendly, island life attitude, the Florida Keys never fail to surprise first-time visitors. We love the food, rum, nightlife and sunsets, but were also charmed by the abundance of wildlife and the beaches (who says there’s no beaches in the Keys?). The Keys manage to deliver the tropical vacations … Read more

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