Swim Alligator Light is more than an open water swim. It’s a multi-day experience in the Florida Keys. If you are traveling to Islamorada, we invite you to make plans to stay for a few days. We call this paradise for a reason.

2018 hotels and hotel codes will be updated.

Host Hotel: Amara Cay Resort - reservation codes to be posted. 

Other Suggested Hotels

Little Basin Villas
84 Johnston Ave (MM 81.5)
Islamorada, FL 33036

One Mile from the host hotel, Bayside. 


Postcard Inn
84001 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036

Four miles from the host hotel, Ocean Side.


La Siesta Resort
80241 Overseas Highway (Practically across the street from the host hotel)

Driving or from area airports:

From Miami: Take the Florida Turnpike south until it ends in Florida City. Continue south on US1 to 80001 Overseas Highway.

From Orlando: Take the Florida Turnpike south to Fort Pierce and continue through Ft. Lauderdale, following signs for Homestead/Key West. Turnpike extension ends at Florida City on US1, which leads to Key Largo. Follow US1 to 80001 Overseas Highway.

From Tampa: Take I-75 south to Naples, and then across Alligator Alley to the Miami Exit and south to the Turnpike extension. Continue south on US1 to 80001 Overseas Highway.

The closest airports include Miami, Fort Lauderdale and minimal service through Key West.