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islamorada

islamorada is a group of islands in the lower keys. the town of islamorada consists of upper and lower matecume keys, plantation key, and windley key. the name islamorada comes from the spanish for "purple island". the most significant event in the history of islamorada was the 1935 labor day hurricane that struck the islands and killed 423 people. islamorada is world famous for it's excellent off shore fishing. islamorada is more upscale than most of the towns in the keys and caters to wealthy sport fishermen. as a result islamorada has a number of high end resort hotels and excellent restaurants. islamorada is also home to the famous party spot holiday isle. this resort and entertainment complex is invaded each weekend by scores of people from miami who spend the weekend to party at holiday isle's numerous beach bars. islamorada has much to offer the tourist and is one of the most popular spots in the lower keys.

  • Last visit to Islamorada: Sep 2008
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