Caloosa Cove provides everything for enjoying the sun and surf, including a full-service marina. Surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, this area boasts fishing, boating, and other water sports. Islamorada offers a massive population of tropical marine life. This area is rich with a wide variety of shallow coral reefs, mini walls, and shipwrecks. You'll want to take a sight-seeing trip to the wreck of the galleon Herrera, which offers a thrilling opportunity for underwater photography. Come see The Eagle, a 287-foot ship that was intentionally sunk in 110 feet of water as a dive attraction; the Davis Reef, revered for its incredible concentration of tropical marine life; Conch Wall presents a precipitous sloping wall and captivating concentrations of barrel sponge and gorgonia punctuating the seafloor; the Crocker Wall is a 450+-foot-long wall in 50 feet of water with a thirty-foot decline and features grunts, yellowtail and grouper with spur-and-groove coral and block coral on the wall, and; Pickles Reef is ideal for macro photo enthusiasts, providing a wonderful opportunity to encounter the reef's minutia, from flamingo tongue cowries to banded coral shrimp, all amid a dynamic coral reef in only 15 to 25 feet of water.
Another beautiful resort in the local area is the Matecumbe Resort. Matecumbe Resort is set amidst four acres of palm trees along the Atlantic Ocean. The resort is great for families, and features man-made beach, playground, and a heated pool. Fishing, skin diving, and windsurfing are favorite activities in the Islamorada area. Local restaurants are easily accessible. The Matecumbe Resort offers efficiencies and 1 bedroom units, sleeping up to 4 in the largest. Make the Matecumbe Resort your Florida vacation getaway!