Islamorada Journals

Weekend in Paradise- Relaxing Getaway inThe Keys

An August 2001 trip to Islamorada by tgata

Quote: Though normally a low budget traveller, this Florida Keys escape was a special treat for us. I'm sure there are less expensive options, but The Moorings is perfect for young couples and families looking for a more low-key Florida experience.

Weekend in Paradise- Relaxing Getaway inThe Keys

Overview

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It rained most of the trip, but we still managed to take the sea kayak out in the mornings, lounge in the oceanside hammocks, and swim in the crystal clear national park yards away from the resort.Taking a short drive to Key West is highly recommended for a little more excitement. In Key West, check out the sites (like the southernmost point in the US) on a motor scooter or bicycle and stop off to do some great scuba diving or snorkling.If you enjoy fishing, the deep-sea fishing in this area is phenomenal. You can even bring back your legal catches to The Moorings and use their fully stocked kitchens to make a feast. Quick Tips: Investigate beforehand as to tropical storms and hurri...Read More

The Moorings

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Hotel

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The Moorings is a very idyllic resort, so quaint that it's possible to drive right past it. Consisting of little cottages enclosed in a small tropical forest right on the ocean, The Moorings offers privacy and quickly feels like a home away from home.We stayed in the Tree House cottage, one of the smaller cottages on the resort but still equipped with a wicker sofa and lounge chair, fully stocked kitchen, screened-in porch, and bedroom with a queen bed. Normally, we would have ignored the DVD player and television while on vacation, but since we were in the middle of a tropical storm, we took advantage of the equipment and made an excursion to the local video store. We also hit up the local grocer,...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on September 13, 2002

The Moorings
200 Industrial Dr
Islamorada, Florida 33036
(305) 664-4708

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tgata

tgata
Brooklyn, New York