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Relax and Rehab at Sugarloaf Key, Florida

Sugarloaf Key is one of the Lower Florida Keys islands, sandwiched between Boca Chica Key and Cudjoe Key, located at Mile Marker 16 and extending until Mile Marker 20. One of the smaller Florida Key islands, Sugarloaf does not enjoy as much fame as some other islands, however there is plenty to see and do on this charming isle. Quiet and peaceful, Sugarloaf is a great place to enjoy the beauty of the setting sun or soak up the rays. Sugarloaf Key may be small, but ample accommodations are available to support the tourist & tourism trade. Resorts, private vacation rentals and campgrounds round out the possibilities for accommodations on Sugarloaf.

One of the more popular activities on Sugarloaf Key is renting kayaks to take a trip out to the backcountry areas of the Florida Keys, many of which are only accessible by small crafts. Kayaking through these remote areas allows visitors an opportunity to observe wildlife in their breathtaking natural habitats, while unwinding and relaxing. Those visitors who want to experience the adventure on their own are welcome to rent canoes and kayaks at a number of establishments or take advantage of the many professionally guided tour services available.

Take a trip out to Little Palm Island, a quaint and breathtaking isle, accessible only by boat or plane. Here, visitors can engage in a number of various water sports, boating and fishing activities as well as relax on a gorgeous white sand beach.

Visitors who want a truly unique and adventuresome vacation should visit the small airport on Sugarloaf Key. Here, visitors can charter private flights as well as experience the adventure of skydiving and view the tropical beauty of the Florida Keys from ten thousand feet in the air.

Sugarloaf Key is also perfect for visitors who want to get in some really great fishing. Rent a boat or charter a guide service to explore the great possibilities of flats, backcountry or fly fishing.

Visit the Bat Tower, a rather unique attraction that tourists shouldn’t miss. Built in 1929, a local businessmen set up the tower with thousands of bats in hopes of driving away bothersome mosquitoes. Instead, the bats vacated, leaving only the tower as a reminder.

Located just 17 miles northeast of Key West, Sugarloaf Key is within close proximity to some of the more well known attractions of the Florida Keys, but still quaint enough to provide a relaxing vacation spot.



Chamber of Commerce

Official site for the Lower Florida Keys Chamber of Commerce, serving Sugarloaf Key and surrounding areas.


Nearby cities to check for activities and attractions: Key West, Cudjoe Key and Big Pine Key. Visit the best park in the Keys - Bahia Honda State Park and fly or boat to Fort Jefferson National Monument in the Dry Tortugas.


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