Activities and Attractions Near our Key Largo Luxury Resort
The Key Largo Bay Marriott Beach Resort provides the perfect home base for your vacation in The Keys. Our waterfront hotel in Key Largo, FL offers a seemingly endless range of on-site activities, while just a short drive from many of the area’s most popular attractions. From snorkeling over coral reefs and ship wrecks, to playing with friendly dolphins or teeing off on lush golf courses, the Florida Keys are a tropical paradise with something for everyone. You can also count on the resort’s friendly concierge team for recommendations and reservations during your stay.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Distance: 1 Mile
The first undersea park in the U.S., John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park encompasses approximately 70 nautical square miles. While the mangrove swamps and tropical hammocks in the park's upland areas offer visitors a unique experience, it is the coral reefs and their associated marine life that bring most visitors to the park.
Our on-site dive shop, Emocean Sports offers daily scuba and snorkel tours of the Pennekamp reef system leaving right from the resort property.
The Spiegel Grove Wreck
Distance: 1 Mile
The USS Spiegel Grove is a Landing Ship Dock, which has been sunk to create an artificial reef in Key Largo. The vessel is 510 feet in length and 84 feet wide. To give a better visual understanding of the immensity of this ship, she is roughly equivalent in length to two football fields and is only recommended for experienced divers.
Distance: 5 Miles
Theater of the Sea
Dolphins Plus offers sea lion and dolphin swims that offer guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to get up close and personal with these majestic animals for an exhilarating and unforgettable experience. This unique attraction also features one of the most exceptional marine mammal educational experiences available to students of all ages, as well as a research program designed to promote a greater understanding of marine mammals worldwide.
Distance: 19 Miles
Homestead Miami Speedway
At Theater of the Sea you can swim with dolphins, sea lions, and stingrays in their natural salt water lagoons through interactive swim programs. The park’s lagoons and tropical gardens are home to Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, sea turtles, tropical and game fish, sharks, stingrays, alligators, marine invertebrates, colorful parrots, and birds-of-prey.
Distance: 21 Miles
Everglades National Park
Homestead-Miami Speedway is located just southwest of Miami, and hosts the final races of the season in the IRL IndyCar Series, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Nationwide Series, Camping World Truck Series, and the Grand-Am Rolex Sports Car Series.
Distance: 24 Miles
Everglades National Park is the largest designated sub-tropical wilderness reserve on the North American continent. Its juncture at the interface of temperate and sub-tropical America, fresh and brackish water, shallow bays and deeper coastal waters creates a complex of habitats supporting a high diversity of flora and fauna. It contains the largest mangrove ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere, the largest continuous stand of Sawgrass prairie and the most significant breeding ground for wading birds in North America.
Distance: 100 Miles
Discover a city where real estate titles date back to the Kings of Spain. Stroll the palm-lined streets and discover gingerbread mansions, tin-roofed conch houses, and Ernest Hemingway's home along with the vibrant bars and nightlife on Duval Street.