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March 6th, 2013

Travel Spotlight: Islamorada, Florida

He's fishing and flip flops to dinner. You're sexy bandeaus and chic hotel bars. Enter the perfect vacation spot to appease both sides of the couple coin:  IslaMorada, Florida. A quick hour and a half drive from Miami exists a paradise stocked with interests to suit a his and hers vacay state of mind...
 
Stay
Casa Morada: This private boutique hotel has only one rule: no kids allowed. Rent a kayak or paddle board for no additional charge or lay by the pool with the amazing supply of pop culture mags ready for your leisure pleasure.
 
Eat
Pierres: Upscale dining Hemingway style - relax on the beautiful upstairs wrap around porch for a sunset view of the beach then head to the Green Flash Lounge to get your man a cigar and a night cap.  
Morada Bay: Put your toes in the sand at this casual dining locale while taking in live music.
Lazy Days: Bring your fresh catch in from your guy's day of fishing and the chefs at this hotspot will grill and season it for you to nosh while enjoying an oceanside cocktail.
 
Do
Pledge allegiance to the fish: Reserve Captain George Wood, President Bush's #1 guide, as your fishing expert for the day.  
Bahia Honda Park: Road trip 40 miles south to this protected state park to access the keys most pristine beaches, snorkeling and kayaking. 

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