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Happy Easter from the Florida Keys!
If you haven’t booked your Florida Keys vacation yet, we still have availability.
Listed below is our available cottages and dates until May:
Call Teresa at 305-451-3438 or reply to this email for reservations! You can also check out our website www.keylimesailingclub.com for more information.
Cottage rental includes free use of 22′ sailboat (for qualified sailors), kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, water toys, bicycles, snorkel & fishing gear, and free Sunset Cruise around Florida Bay!
If you do not know how to sail yet but would like to start now, we offer sailing certification courses where you’ll learn from some of the best sailing instructors in the industry! Come check out our Learn to Sail packages.
Good news for those who are planning to go to the Keys for the next few months as we have some great local activities lined up that you’ll surely love!
Florida Keys Events through May:
Islamorada / April 5
Underwater Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter bunny hosts this annual underwater egg hunt to benefit Kids in Special Situations, a local charity for needy children. Famous for his up-close creature feature dives with his undersea friends, Captain Spencer Slate, clad in a giant bunny suit and dive gear, hides brightly coloured Easter eggs for ardent bounty hunters on the sand, adjacent to a shallow coral reef in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. Real eggs and nontoxic colourings are used to avoid any negative environmental impact. Open to divers and snorkelers, check-in at 8 a.m. Dive is scheduled to depart the dock at 8:30 a.m., must register prior to event. Check in at Captain Slate’s Scuba Adventures, located at mile marker (MM) 90.7 oceanside in Tavernier at the Casa Mar Village shopping enclave.
Key Largo / April 16
Free Fish I.D. Classes with Keys Underwater Photographers: Filefishes
Learn how to identify fish found in the Florida Keys! Join Allison & Carlos Estape at REEF Headquarters (MM 98.3 in the median) for interactive fish behavior & ID classes. Become a citizen-scientist by participating in REEF’s Volunteer Fish Survey Project where divers & snorkelers add their Fish ID Surveys to REEF’s database which is used by scientists around the world. Begins 7 p.m.
Contact: Allison Estape 305 794 5081
Key West / April 17– 26
33rd Annual Conch Republic Independence Celebration
With activities ranging from wacky bed race to a lighthearted sea battle featuring tall ships, the Conch Republic’s 10-day birthday party showcases the independent and eccentric spirit that characterizes the Florida Keys.
Islamorada / April 19
21st Annual Bay Jam
This music and art festival features local and guest artists performing on the shores of Florida Bay at the ICE Amphitheater at Founders Park, mile marker 87 on U.S. 1. Attendees can savor the sounds from midday through sunset and into the night from the hammock-like performance center set against the aqua waters of Florida Bay.
Key West / April 30 – May 3
Key West Paddleboard Classic
During this ocean paddleboard race, participants enjoy a challenging 12-mile course over crystal blue waters, circling Key West through scenic mangroves, passing by the Historic Seaport district and more. The race around Key West is open to paddlers on standup paddleboards, prone boards, outrigger canoes, dory boats, surf skis and kayaks. Other weekend beach and paddling activities are planned.
Contact: Sue Cooper 305-304-4259
Key Largo / May 14– 17
Key Largo’s Original Music Festival
Enjoy the food, entertainment and ambiance of Key Largo during this singers and songwriters event. Multiple “on the water” venues feature Nashville’s hit songwriters and musicians as well as unique local entertainers. Presented by the Upper Keys Business Group.
For more Florida Keys Events, please visit www.fla-keys.com.
Win Free Stays at Key Lime Sailing Club
To our guests and friends, get a chance to go back and vacation at KLSC for free by sending us pictures of your stay here! Win our 4th KLSC Photo Contest and get a 3 free night stay. Check here for details.
Got a talent for video making? Join our KLSC Video Contest and get a chance to win a free 5 night stay! Check here for details.
We at Key Largo Cottages at Key Lime Sailing Club love our guests and we will be happy to have you guys here again for another fun filled and relaxing Florida Keys vacation!
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Top 12 Things to Do in The Upper Keys
1.Take a free tour of Key Largo Fisheries,see where most of the fish and lobster in the Keys come from. 1-800-432-4358 www.keylargofisheries.com
2. Complete Senor Frijoles’ Free On-line Key Largo Treasure Hunt. Fill it out and take to Senor Frijoles to win your free gift. 305-451-1592 www.senorfrijolesrestaurant.com
3. Take a dip at the Beach at Marker 88, and while you are there, enjoy a refreshing beverage. 305-852-9315 www.marker88.info
4. Feed the Tarpon from the dock at Sundowners 305-451-4502 www.sundownerskeylargo.com
5. See the Pontune’s Pirate Ship sail at sunset 305-393-5593 www.pontunes.com
6. Learn Sailing at Key Lime Sailing Club 305-451-3438 www.keylimesailingclub.com
7. Get a bird’s eye view of the Keys with Key Largo Parasail 305-747-0032 www.keylargoparasail.com
8. Visit the Christof the Abyss Statue and name at least 5 fish on the reef. 305-451-3595
9. Kayak around Key Largo 305-451-3018 kayakfloridakeys.com
10. Visit the Wild Bird Center at feeding time. 305-852-4486 www.fkwbc.org
11. Swim with the Dolphins at Dolphin’s Cove or Dolphin’s Plus. 305-451-4060 www.dolphinscove.com
12. Visit the Everglades Alligator Farm in Florida City and take an airboat ride 305-247-2628
Key Lime Sailing Club
101425 Overseas Hwy. #922
Key Largo , FL 33037