TOP THREE SNORKELING SPOTS IN THE FLORIDA KEYS

June 04, 2019

The warm summer waters of the Florida Keys are waiting for exploration. Elevate your vacation by spending a day underwater. We’ve rounded up our top three favorites snorkeling spots all within an hour of La Siesta Resort & Marina.

Alligator Reef

Nestled below a historic lighthouse is one of the most vibrant and colorful snorkeling spots in the Middle Keys. Located just four nautical miles from Indian Creek thousands of fish and sea creatures congregate below the shade such as stunning yellowtail snapper, spotted parrotfish, and blue tangs.

Cheeca Rocks

Marvel at the sea turtles, beautiful corals, and tropical fish of Cheeca Rocks Sanctuary Preservation, dedicated to protecting inshore patch reefs.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

Witness the Christ of the Abyss, an eight and a half foot 4000-pound bronze sculpture of Jesus Christ just 25 feet below the surface. Over 250 species of exotic fish live in this brilliant coral reef.