Little Torch Key is an island located in the Florida Keys. It is located South of Big Pine Key and approximately 30 miles from Key West. It was named after the torchwood tree. While it is small island, there are plenty of fun things to enjoy during your visit.
Things to Do on Little Torch Key
Outdoor activities abounds on Little Torch Key by land, by sea, and by air. As it is the world famous Florida Keys, you can expect plenty of sand, surf, and sunshine.
If relaxation is your goal, there is plenty of that around: whether it is resting in a hammock on the beach with your feet in the sand, or with the wind in your hair as you sail out toward open waters on a sunset cruise.
If you like to spend your days with your head in the clouds, consider a helicopter tour of the island and surrounding waters, a skydiving lesson, or a seaplane tour. Bahia Honda State Park is also nearby.
For something a little new and different, consider an eco-tour that allows you to explore the local wildlife, including:
- Sea Turtles
- Bald Eagles
You might even consider a dolphin encounter for the entire family or a fishing charter. The Keys are well known for sports fishing in the backcountry as well as deep sea fishing along the reefs or oil rigs surrounding the islands.
Another grand adventure to consider during your visit to Little Torch Key is scuba diving or snorkeling along the wreck of British Warship, HMS Looe. According to Fodor’s, the ship ran aground and sank on a coral reef in the keys. It is now part of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and a sight to see for any dive enthusiast.
Other things to do include a variety of watersports and activities, such as the following:
- Water Bike Rentals
When to Visit
The high season for the area lasts from November through April. This is also a time when tropical systems are less likely to affect your travel – making it the perfect time to enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Expect the weather to be warmer and more muggy June through September, while May and October aren’t quite as hot.
Places to Relax
For sophisticated travelers, Little Torch Key has much to offer, including access to Little Palm Island Resort – an exclusive resort that offers ultra-luxurious accommodations along with the peace and tranquility one would expect from a spa-experience.
The Spa at Little Palm Island Resort is a place to be pampered. Be prepared, though, the resort is somewhat isolated from the remainder of the island. The only way in or out is by seaplane or boat.
Getting There by Private Jet Charter
Schedule a private jet charter to Little Torch Key allows you arrive on your time and in style. Private jets offer luxurious accommodations and you have many nearby airports to choose from.
- Key West International Airport – If you are planning to visit Little Palm Island, you might want to fly into Key West International Airport where you can charter a seaplane to deliver you to the resort and pick you up afterward.
- The Florida Keys Marathon Airport – Located along the Overseas Highway in Marathon key, this airport is about a 30 minute drive to Little Torch Key.
- Miami International Airport – If you want to take the drive of a lifetime, fly into the private aviation lot at Miami International Airport and rent a car to drive down to Little Torch Key. It adds a three hours of driving time to your trip but the views are truly breathtaking.
Call Presidential Aviation today to schedule your charter jet flight to Little Palm Island. We will help you create the trip of a lifetime with the luxury and comfort you expect.