This Florida Village Is A Great Spot For A Coastal Couples Vacation

Just the thought of a beach vacation with a partner sounds divine. Calm waves lapping the shore, soft sand between your toes, and sky bright with all the colors of a sunset make for an ideal romantic setting. Pair that with a place that offers endless activities and adventures during the day and you have yourself the perfect romantic getaway. Islamorada, Florida provides all of this and more, making it a great spot to reset, relax and indulge in romance.

The sleepy island town with a population of around 7,000 people spreads out over six islands in the Florida Keys. While it's small, it's certainly not boring. There are ample opportunities for splendid dates, be it by spending time in nature, learning something new at a museum, or diving into the water and/or water activities. Islamorada is just for you if you're looking for that perfect blend of relaxing beach vacation and adventure with your partner.

Outdoor and indoor activities

One fun adventure to embark on as a couple is kayaking or paddle boarding. Make it a beach date! You can rent the boats from places like The Kayak Shack or Robbie's of Islamorada, both of which offer guided kayaking tours. The Kayak Shack also offers jet ski rentals for those wanting a little bit more speed and thrill, meanwhile, Robbie's of Islamorada has an open air market that's great for finding gifts and souvenirs. If you prefer to relax with your partner, you can head to Anne's Beach for swimming and sunbathing.

Florida can be hot and humid, so we understand if you want your itinerary to include some indoor activities. The History of Diving Museum makes for an eccentric date. The museum offers a wealth of information about diving and its evolution through the years. If you're looking for something a little bit more sophisticated, consider wine tasting at Islamorada Wine Co. This quaint venue offers tastings to the public for $40, as well as a seasonally evolving menu that, of course, includes a large selection of wines, as well as charcuterie boards and entire meals.

After a day of adventures, you'll likely be hungry. Luckily, there are a couple of romantic restaurants for an intimate dinner date. Morada Bay offers delightful food and beautiful waterside views. Visit during sunset for an especially romantic feel. Square Grouper Bar and Grill is another charming restaurant that's ideal for seafood lovers looking for a romantic ambiance.

Beach stays

You'll need a place to stay at night, so you might as well choose a romantic one. Casa Morada offers a variety of suites, including some with balconies and Jacuzzis. When you stay at this boutique resort, you'll automatically have access to the property's kayaks, bikes, and paddle boards. You can even participate in their yoga classes at no extra cost. Amara Cay Resort is another exclusive property that offers lovely views of the ocean from most of the rooms. There is also a lounge and tiki bar on site at the resort, which are perfect places to grab a drink and unwind after a day of adventure.

The ideal time to visit Islamorada is between December and May. You'll find the best weather during this time — it's especially great if you're seeking warmth and trying to escape the cold of winter. Next time you're looking for a romantic getaway, pack your bags and head to this endearing island village in the Florida Keys. You'll find cold drinks, outdoor adventures, and countless opportunities for creating new, fond memories together.