February in the Florida Keys features fun events to be found only in the tropical islands off Florida’s southern tip. KeysCaribbean Resorts salutes four unique Keys events and features special offers to enjoy a getaway to the Keys in February.
February in the Florida Keys features such fun events as a longstanding art festival, a derby to remove an invasive species, a house, and garden tour, and family-oriented fishing tournament.
“February brings events that are unique to the Florida Keys and our guests can take advantage of great deals”
Artists and craftspeople are to exhibit their work at the 23rd annual Pigeon Key Art Festival Feb. 4 and 5 at the Marathon Community Park, MM 49. The art festival includes live music and delicious food. Marine artist Wyland plans be on hand to create ink paintings to be auctioned live as part of the annual fundraiser. At the Festival, guests will find exhibits and displays, touch tanks, hands-on activities and even a puppet show that bring marine and wildlife education to life. Event proceeds from benefit the Pigeon Key Foundation. Attendees and participants will find luxury Florida Keys accommodations available at Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina and Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina in Marathon, and Village at Hawks Cay Villas & Marina in Duck Key. The resorts offer with free Wi-Fi Internet and free unlimited local and long distance calls, as well as the up to 50 percent special discount. Guests can also receive a complimentary night with a minimum stay of three nights at Village at Hawks Cay or five nights at Coral Lagoon or Indigo Reef.
During the Lionfish Derby for Divers in Key Largo Feb. 11, teams of up to four divers compete for cash and prizes. Derby divers who successfully remove invasive lionfish from sanctuary waters can win for most, largest and smallest lionfish. Divers can participate in a derby from their own private vessel or join a professional dive operator’s charter. Participants can enjoy luxury Key Largo accommodations at Mariner’s Resort Villas & Marina, including courtesy Wi-Fi Internet and unlimited local and long distance calls. There is also an up-to-50-percent-off special discount and every fourth night is on-the-house with a minimum three-night stay.
Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes of Key West during the 57th annual Key West House and Garden Tour Feb. 17 and 18. The tour includes a range of exquisite restorations to creative renovations and the interior design that complements their architecture and adds a unique Key West flavor. Proceeds help benefit the Old Island Restoration Foundation.
The Islamorada Winter Classic Feb. 24-26 is a family-formatted boat tournament that features nine offshore target species. Trophies are to be offered top boats in weight and release categories, as well as private vessel and charter divisions. A junior release division is also planned for anglers up to age 12, and teen division for anglers between 13-19 years of age. Participants can enjoy stellar Islamorada accommodations at Angler’s Reef Resort Villas & Marina, which offers all the amenities of a classic sportfishing resort.
“February brings events that are unique to the Florida Keys and our guests can take advantage of great deals, including our special discount of up to 50 percent off our normal rates, as well as our complimentary night stay packages and advance booking rate,” said Sam Schorr, KeysCaribbean managing director.
Discounts are subject to availability. Some restrictions apply to the 100 percent cancellation guarantee. To receive the advance booking special, booking must be made a minimum of 30 days prior to arrival date. Complimentary night stays require minimum night stays, have limited availability and certain restrictions apply. Please see the KeysCaribbean website for more details. For reservations book direct at www.keyscaribbean.com or call 305.853.5000.
About KeysCaribbean Resorts
KeysCaribbean Resorts is a dynamic, boutique resort company specializing in operating Florida Keys resort villas and marinas from Key Largo to Key West. CEO Craig Hunt, the former vice chairman of Intercontinental Hotel Group and past president of Holiday Inn Worldwide, along with managing director Sam Schorr, possess more than 60 years of experience in operating and marketing unique and exclusive destination resorts and marinas.
KeysCaribbean Resortsv is committed to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Green Lodging Florida program. Mariner’s Resort Villas & Marina is designated as a Green Lodging property by the Florida Green Lodging Program.
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Duck Key / Marathon
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|INDIGO REEF RESORT|