Hitting the beach is undeniably one of the best things to do in Key Largo. Known as the Diving Capital of the World, Key Largo offers more than just underwater adventures; its shoreline is dotted with some of Florida’s most picturesque and serene beaches. In this guide, we’ll take you through the best beaches in Key Largo. These beaches are home to shallow waters with tropical fish and marine life galore – perfect for those wanting a beach experience, not just a nap on the sands.
Despite its small size, you can find many beautiful beaches. Whether you opt for a Key Largo beach resort with a swimming pool and private beaches or one of the many public beaches, Key Largo beaches are also something pretty special.
Best Key Largo Beaches
Are you ready to hit one of Key Largo’s beaches? Whether you want picnic tables on Cannon Beach, tiki huts on private beaches, or to head off spotting marine life on Far Beach, Key Largo will have a sandy spot to throw down a beach towel. Honestly, there’s no wonder that it is one of the most popular places to stay on the Florida Keys. In this guide, we’ll give you the rundown of the top beaches – showing you exactly why Key Largo has earned its spot as a top beach day location in the Florida Keys. Book this floating tiki bar tour for a unique experience on the water.
For a romantic getaway, book a stay at Bungalows Key Largo. This adults-only, all-inclusive resort is located in a serene setting, offering daily yoga, a tiki bar, several pools, and spa. See rates and availability here.
1. Far Beach
Regarding a state park experience, Far Beach is one of the top Key Largo beaches. You can stop by the park’s visitor center for information on tours and equipment rentals. Its best beach option is Far Beach, a peaceful beach surrounded by mangroves and ideal for snorkeling. We’d suggest dedicating a few hours to enjoying Far Beach and a few hours to exploring the rest of John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park has the US’ first ever underwater park – and if that isn’t a draw, we don’t know what is. The park covers over 70 nautical square miles, and you can admire coral reefs, marine life, and more. You can snorkel, take boat tours, or go scuba diving to get up close to it all. You can book this half-day snorkel tour with all equipment included to explore this beautiful underwater world.
And even better, beautiful beaches are waiting for you on the shoreline….