Islamorada is known as the "Sportfishing Capital of the World" and rumor has it that we also host a larger fishing fleet per square mile than anywhere else in the world. This perfect family vacation destination offers something to do in, under, above or near the water 24 hours a day. Click on the links below to see some of our favorite places to eat, stay, play and shop.




Since 1946 the historic Cheeca Lodge & Spa has enchanted guests with world-class fishing, exceptional accommodations, and gracious hospitality. Come experience this lush oceanfront retreat, considered the premier luxury resort in the Florida Keys.

With one of most beautiful and secluded private beaches in Florida, Cheeca Lodge is an exhilarating tropical playground. From tennis and golf, the lavish Spa at Cheeca, and fishing off the end of the 525-foot pier to snoozing in a hammock on the beach, how best to relax is entirely up to you. www.Cheeca.com



The Green Turtle Inn Florida Keys is an Islamorada FL landmark. A beacon for diners since 1947, this Islamorada restaurant -lauded for its generous hospitality has a coveted place in FL Keys history. Sure, it's a little hipper than "the Turtle" your father and grandfather loved, but it remains a place of good food, great friends, warm service and happy times. www.GreenTurtleKeys.com




Since 2002 Kaiyo has become a landmark, heralded for its fresh Sushi, inventive Asian cuisine and a Connoisseurs' wine list featuring specialty Sakes with inviting names like 'Dreamy Clouds' and 'Star Filled Sky'.  Kaiyo Grill is lauded for the "freshest Sushi in all the Keys!" www.KaiyoKeys.com





Islamorada is known as the "Sportfishing Capital of the World" and rumor has it that we also host a larger fishing fleet per square mile than anywhere else in the world. This perfect family vacation destination offers something to do in, under, above or near the water 24 hours a day. The aqua blue waters surrounding our village of islands provide fantastic views from every bridge and waterfront resort, restaurant and home.  www.IslamoradaChamber.com






Captain Skip Bradeen arrived in the Florida Keys for a two-week vacation on Sept. 23, 1964, in a 64 Chevy Impala - the only new car he has ever owned - and never left.

He started his Keys career as a deckhand at Islamoradas Whale Harbor Marina and in 1966 established the business that became Blue Chip Too Charters. Today, taking anglers out on his 52-foot Blue Chip Too, he is one of the top charter captains on Americas East Coast. His clients have included such notables as baseball great Mickey Mantle, actors Paul Newman and Don Johnson and American football legends Terry Bradshaw and Jimmy Johnson. www.BlueChipToo.com







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