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If you’re looking for a slice of paradise on your vacation, the Florida Keys beaches are waiting for you. The best beaches in the Florida Keys are straight out of a postcard, with soft white sand, palm trees and turquoise water.
I absolutely love visiting the Florida Keys, and there are so many cool things to do here — but if you’re just here to hang out on the beaches, that’s fine, too!
What you should know before visiting, though, is that most of the Keys are edged in mangroves. Many of the beaches are small and a bit scraggly. Though there are some truly beautiful beaches in the Florida Keys, you shouldn’t expect the miles-long white sand stunners that you get along the Gulf Coast.
From Key Largo to Key West, from Marathon to Islamorada, let’s take a look at the best beaches in the Florida Keys!
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Best Beaches in the Florida Keys
Which beaches in the Florida Keys are the best of the best, the ones that you’ll be dreaming about? Here are what I consider the best Florida Keys beaches.
Here they are:
Calusa Beach, Bahia Honda Key
Good for: swimming, families, isolation, picnics, camping, snorkeling
Calusa Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the Florida Keys, and is located at the southernmost point of Bahia Honda Key. This family-friendly beach has shallow water, making it a good option for younger kids.
However, with fame comes popularity. If you’re coming to Bahia Honda Key, I strongly recommend you arrive early in the day. By afternoon…