The Sunshine State
7 Days, from Miami to Key West
Famed for its year-round balmy temperatures, the Sunshine State of Florida is best known in yachting circles for the Florida Keys – a string of islands that stretch from the southern most point of Continental USA.
Day 1 Miami
Berthed in the Miami Beach Marina, spend the day ashore discovering the vibrant city of Miami.Loved for its beaches and Art Deco style since the 1930s, the city is today an icon of style. From sunbathing on Miami Beach to all manner of water sports, or even playing golf, the Miami scene is all about the outdoors.
Day 2 Miami – Elliot Key
Cruise past the Art-Deco beachfront properties to the clear waters of Biscayne Bay and the quiet anchorage of Elliott Key.Snorkelling and fishing in the waters around Bache Shoal is a must.
Day 3 Elliot Key – Key Largo
Key Largo is surrounded by perfect waters for diving and fishing.Sandwiched between the Everglades to the west and North America’s only living coral barrier reef to the east, Key Largo is bustling with bars and restaurants.
Day 4 Key Largo – Islamorada
Made up of six islands, Islamorada is considered by many to be the ‘Fishing capital of the World’.Cast a line for sailfish offshore, bonefish along the Atlantic shallows, or redfish and tarpon in Florida Bay.
Day 5 Islamorada – Duck Key + Hawk’s Cay
Cruise past Duck Key’s majestic palms, turquoise green canals and arched Venetian-style bridges to Hawk’s Cay.
Day 6 Duck Key – Newfound Harbour
Cruise through Newfound Harbour and anchor off Little Palm Island.Step ashore for a spa treatment at the island’s resort before dining under the stars surrounded by Key Deer and songbirds.
Day 7 Newfound Harbour – Key West
Snorkel in the Looe Key Marine Sanctuary before cruising on to Key West Bight.Stroll along the harbour, discover the fantastic boutiques along Key West’s Duval Street, and raise a glass to your cruise at the sunset party at Mallory Square.