Smathers Beach

Near Airport

The biggest public beach in Key West and considered one of the best beaches for gays in the US, Smathers has something for everyone along its 2-mile stretch:...

  • Public beach
  • Fun & games
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Outdoor Adventure

John Pennekamp State Park

Key Largo

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park at the northern end of Key Largo was the first undersea park in the U.S. and is listed on the National Register of Historic...

  • Public beach
  • Walking
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Other

Zachary Taylor State Park Beach

Old Town

Zachary Taylor State Park near the Naval Station has the distinction of being the southernmost beach in the U.S. and one of the most popular in the Keys. A National...

  • Public beach
  • Bicycle
  • Park
  • Cultural & Historical
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Water fun
  • Walking

Anne's Beach

Islamorada

Surrounded by mangrove and laced with coves, Anne's Beach lends itself to nudist sunbathing. Bring a picnic.

  • Nude beach
  • Water fun

Bahia Honda State Park & Beach

Big Pine Key

With an award-winning beach, Bahia Honda State Park is good for beachcombing, swimming, camping, birding and kayaking. Just off shore is Looe Key National Marine...

  • Public beach
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Eco Tourism
  • Water sport & adventure

Higgs Beach

If you brought your dog along, here's where you can take him to the beach. The dog park here has separate area according to size and doggie drinking fountains. As...

  • Public beach
  • Water sport & adventure
  • Playground
  • Outdoor Adventure
  • Park
  • Bicycle

Key West Dog Beach

South Shore

It's a dog's life at the Dog Beach at the end of Alberta Street about a half dozen blocks from the Higgs Beach Dog Park. They're free to fetch and splash in the...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun

Rest Beach

White Street Pier

Rest Beach is where to go for sunrises, sunsets and evening yoga. The White Street Pier, separating Rest and Higgs Beaches is popular with strollers and fishermen

  • Public beach
  • Other
  • Walking

Sombrero Beach

Marathon

At Sombrero Beach, the water is deeper than at most Florida beaches, but it is a pleasant spot for swimming, picnicking and volleyball. Loggerhead turtles nest here...

  • Public beach
  • Water fun
  • Playground
  • Eco Tourism

South Beach

Old Town

South Beach is a tiny bit of sand and shallow water at the end of Duval Street close to the southernmost point in the U.S. A favorite with locals and tourists

  • Public beach
  • Water fun