If you are looking for shells and a sparsely populated beach, Cayo is the place to go. Rent a boat or you can get ferried over for the day. We went early morning so that we could also stop at Cabbage Key for a late lunch on the way back - another must if you are on the intercoastal.
This park would have easily gotten a 5 rating if we could have had our kayaks near our campsite. The Park rules state that kayaks must be kept on the kayak racks by the docks. This is the opposite of the park and a 1 mile walk or shuttle without the kayaks. When we left to come home we were... 更多
Beautiful island to visit by boat. We landed on the gulf beach and found tons of shells and there were no people. Beautiful remote beach. I have also landed at the docks and taken the shuttle over. Bring all the supplies you will need
Wasn't sure what to expect going into this but we had a wonderful time! We stayed in a cabin for 3 nights, but you can bring tents or just come for the day. The only way to the island is via the Tropic Star Ferry (check their website for schedule and fees, but you MUST call them to make reservations).... 更多
My husband and I arrived at Cayo Costa on Memorial Day and left on Friday. With the exception of the noseeums and the relentless, beating sun, our stay was a wondrous occasion. For the vast majority of the week, we had complete privacy as we were pretty much the only ones in a tent. This was an added bonus. The... 更多
Very peaceful and relaxing setting. Non commercial and later back. Nice shops and food choices to walk around. The canopies of the trees are beautiful. Exciting to watch fishermen boats off shore when the Tarpon are hitting.
Went to Cayo Costa for the first time over Memorial Day weekend. Took the Tropic Star charter boat over to the island. This was my first time tent camping. The good - very friendly staff on island - rangers, grounds keepers, camp store clerks were all great! Although quite old, the bathrooms were well kept and well stocked. Had a... 更多
Stayed in cabin 4, fantastic getaway. Truly authentic Florida getaway. Perfect beach, great fishing, nice alligators, superior trails.the staff were very.very helpful and accommodating.