The Florida Keys offer such July events as Independence Day parades and fireworks, a family-oriented fishing tournament, and an Ernest Hemingway celebration.
Online PR News – 22-June-2016 – Key Largo, Florida – July in the Florida Keys is the time to experience unique events to be found only in the tropical islands off Florida's southern tip. KeysCaribbean Luxury Resort Villas & Marinas salutes four unique Keys events in particular and offers three rewarding reasons to enjoy a getaway to the Keys in July.
"The Longer You Stay in Paradise, The More You Save" special discount offers a lower nightly rate for each additional day booked, and guests can receive generous rates of up to 50 percent off, or complimentary night stays at all KeysCaribbean luxury resorts all season. There is also an advance booking special that requires no deposit until two weeks prior to arrival date; plus a 100 percent cancellation guarantee.
July in the Florida Keys offers such signature events as Fourth of July parades and fireworks, a family-oriented fishing tournament, and an iconic celebration of author Ernest Hemingway.
On July 4, Marathon will host the Marathon Beach Party and Fireworks show, one of the Keys' largest and longest fireworks displays. Families gather for a full day of activities in Marathon for a patriotic parade that begins around 10:30 a.m. and proceeds from Marathon High School on Sombrero Beach Road to free-admission Sombrero Beach, where a daylong celebration features food, drink, kids' crafts and entertainment, capped off after dark with fireworks. Marathon is known as the Boating Destination of the Keys, and hundreds of boaters line up in front of the beach for a preferred view of the festivities.Nearby, luxury Florida Keys accommodations are available at Coral Lagoon Resort Villas & Marina and Indigo Reef Resort Villas & Marina in Marathon, and Village at Hawks Cay Villas & Marina in Duck Key. The resorts offer with free Wi-Fi Internet and free unlimited local and long distance calls, as well as the up to 50 percent special discount. Guests can also receive a complimentary night with a minimum stay of three nights at Village at Hawks Cay or five nights at Coral Lagoon or Indigo Reef.
The 41st annual Fourth of July parade in Key Largo gets rolling at 10 a.m. from MM 98 along U.S. Highway 1 in Key Largo and ends at MM 100. Awards will be presented for most original entry, most beautiful, and best portrayal of theme. Parade attendees can enjoy luxury Key Largo accommodations at Mariner's Resort Villas & Marina, including courtesy Wi-Fi Internet and unlimited local and long distance calls. There is also an up-to-50-percent-off special discount and every fourth night is on-the-house with a minimum three night stay.
The Islamorada Summer Classic takes place July 8-10 and the family-formatted boat tournament series will feature nine target backcountry and Oceanside species: dolphin, grunts, jacks, shark, snapper, snook, tarpon, tuna and trout. Trophies are awarded to the top boats in weight and release categories, as well as private vessel and charger divisions. The Summer Classic is open to adults, teen and junior anglers. Participants can enjoy stellar Islamorada accommodations at Angler’s Reef Resort Villas & Marina, which offers all the amenities of a classic-sport fishing resort.
In Key West, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ernest Hemingway left a powerful legacy. His zest for life, literary accomplishments and enduring affection for the island he called home throughout the 1930s are to be commemorated July 19-24 during the 36th annual Hemingway Days Celebration. The celebration of the legendary author's work and lifestyle features literary readings and book signings, a marlin tournament, a look-alike contest for white-bearded men resembling Hemingway, and a commemoration of the 117th anniversary of Hemingway’s July 21 birthday.
"July offers visitors to the Florida Keys the opportunity to experience events that are unique to the Florida Keys. Visitors can enjoy these one-of-a-kind events and take advantage of our great deals, including our special discount of up to 50 percent off our normal rates, as well as our complimentary night stay packages and advance booking rate," said Sam Schorr, KeysCaribbean managing director.
Discounts are subject to availability. Some restrictions apply to the 100 percent cancellation guarantee. To receive the advance booking special, booking must be made a minimum of 30 days prior to arrival date. Complimentary night stays require minimum night stays, have limited availability and certain restrictions apply. Please see the KeysCaribbean website for more details. For reservations book direct at www.keyscaribbean.com or call 305.853.5000.
About KeysCaribbeanKeysCaribbean is a dynamic, boutique resort company specializing in operating Florida Keys resort villas and marinas from Key Largo to Key West. CEO Craig Hunt, the former vice chairman of Intercontinental Hotel Group and past president of Holiday Inn Worldwide, along with managing director Sam Schorr, possess more than 60 years of experience in operating and marketing unique and exclusive destination resorts and marinas.
KeysCaribbean is committed to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Green Lodging Florida program. Mariner's Resort Villas & Marina is designated as a Green Lodging property by the Florida Green Lodging Program.