MIAMI & FLORIDA KEYS

World class beaches and off-the-grid living

This sample itinerary takes in some of Florida's best spots, running south from the beach party capital of Miami, to the Florida Keys, a stunning coral cay archipelago that feels worlds away from the bustle of mainland USA.

Party all night in South Beach.  Snorkel coral reefs with angel and butterfly fish. Dive a shipwreck. Swim around the Christ of the Deep statue. Go sportsfishing in the Village of Islands. Kayak to mangrove islands in Key West.

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Miami Airport

Miami Beach

day 1

Miami Airport – Miami Beach

Miami Airport – Miami Beach

Art Deco beaches

Join your yacht in Miami Beach, easily accessible from airports worldwide. Settle in onboard and spend time relaxing on the iconic Miami Beach, testing out the yacht’s paddleboards and kayaks or diving from the swim platform. Alternatively, hit the shopping districts of Miami for the best designer items. Later, enjoy dinner onboard or hit the legendary clubs of South Beach, where VIP access can be arranged.

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Miami Beach

Biscayne Bay

day 2

Miami Beach - Biscayne Bay

Miami Beach - Biscayne Bay

Natural paradise

Depending on your yacht’s draft and the tides, explore the national marine park of Biscayne Bay, south of the Rickenbacker Causeway. This natural paradise offers fabulous views of the Miami skyline while being a quiet retreat from the city’s high-octane style. Discover Biscayne’s crystal-clear water, kayak around emerald islands, snorkel coral reefs teeming with vibrant colourful fish, dive shipwrecks or fish for lobster.

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Biscayne Bay

Key Largo

day 3

Biscayne Bay - Key Largo

Biscayne Bay - Key Largo

Enter the Keys

The first in the chain of the Florida Keys, Kay Largo is one of the top diving areas in the US. Don your yacht’s dive gear and explore the world’s largest artificial reef, the huge shipwreck of the USS Spiegel Grove (over 500ft in length), and the extraordinary John Pennekamp Coral Reef Underwater State Park with its Christ of the Deep statue. Return to the yacht for cocktails on deck with views over mangrove forests.

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Key Largo

Islamorada

day 4

Key Largo - Islamorada

Key Largo - Islamorada

Village of Islands

Stretching through 20 miles of blue waters, the ‘Village of Islands’ takes in Plantation Key, Windley Key, Upper and Lower Matecumbe Keys, Shell and Lignumvitae. Famed worldwide for its sportsfishing, its blue waters are ideal for an excursion – we can arrange local expert guides to show you the best waters. Expect a haul of bonefish, tarpon, snook and redfish in shallow waters. Guests who prefer diving and snorkelling can explore the shipwreck of the Eagle or a range of lively spots including Alligator Reef, Davis Reef and Conch Wall.

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Islamorada

Duck Key

day 5

Islamorada - Duck Key

Islamorada - Duck Key

Luxury escape

Halfway down the Florida Keys, the tiny island of Duck Key is taken over by the luxury Hawks Cay resort. Spend the day here, relaxing in the award-winning spa or by the pool. Head out to the nearby waters for fishing, snorkelling, paddleboarding or an afternoon on the yacht toys.

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Duck Key

Newfound Harbor Keys

day 6

Duck Key - Newfound Harbor Keys

Duck Key - Newfound Harbor Keys

Coral swimming

Take a tender to Newfound Harbor, a chain of islands just south of Little Palm Island extending west from the east end of Big Pine Key. The keys offer some of the best boulder corals in the Keys, including star corals and giant brain corals, all in very shallow waters under 18ft. Swim with angelfish, butterflyfish, surgeon fish, damsels, wrasses, grunts, snappers, parrotfish mix and grouper. Spot Florida Key deer as they paddle between islands, or look up for a possible sighting of an American bald eagle.

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Newfound Harbor Keys

Key West

day 7

Newfound Harbor Keys - Key West

Newfound Harbor Keys - Key West

Caribbean vibes

Known for its independent off-the-grid spirit, Key West offers something for every charter guest. Enjoy high-octane fun on the yacht’s water toys, kayak to mangrove islands or relax on quiet sandbars. Start your evening with cocktails on the bridge deck or a rum punch at one of the island’s cocktail bars, such as The Other Side, serving a very rare gin in speakeasy style surroundings. Continue on to one of Key West’s luxury restaurants, topped by the legendary Louie’s Backyard, with a spectacular oceanfront setting perfect for watching the sunset.

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Key West

Miami

day 8

Key West - Miami

Key West - Miami

Disembarkation

Enjoy a leisurely cruise back to Miami. We will arrange transfers to a hotel where you can continue your holiday, or to the international airport for onward travel.

Whether you want to party on the beach or escape to the Keys, we can prepare your perfect Florida itinerary.
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