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Rent A Boat In Islamorada, Florida - Updated 2020

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Turquoise waters, white sand, a humble neighborhood with lots of food and music scene: Islamorada is the ideal holiday destination just 90 minutes south of Miami. It’s known as the “sportfishing capital of the world”. What’s best to enjoy this sport than to rent a boat in Islamorada, Florida? With you being as close as you get to the waters, you can enjoy other water sports and activities other than fishing. It’s also said that you can actually sleep better on a boat, thanks to the gentle movement of the sea. So, if you’re looking for the best way to unwind away from the busy city, check out the following boat rentals to make your stay extra unique and special in Islamorada, Florida.

1. Solar and wind-powered houseboat with sunset views (from USD 180)

Wake up with beautiful views from your bedroom, see dolphins night and day, or enjoy water activities like kayaking and paddleboarding. All of these you can enjoy in this charming houseboat, perfect for couples or solo travelers. It boasts panoramic views of life offshore, ideal if you want to get inspiration or if you simply want to relax and have some quiet time. This houseboat is also fully equipped with a TV, refrigerator, kitchen, and bathroom; all powered by green energy. Have a little piece of paradise in Islamorada and be entertained by a highly-rated host who knows how to treat guests and make each stay memorable. WiFi is provided onboard.

Islamorada, Florida, United States
194 reviews
Boat 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
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wifi single is good
great views and comfortable amenities
" the boat has a stove fridge bathroom shower and even a/c everything you need for a perfect weekend
the cool shower felt perfect after a hot day
it was super clean
the houseboat was clean and well stocked with everything we needed
linda is an excellent host
linda was a great host
linda was an awesome host very quick responses to all of our questions
linda is a gracious informative host
linda is a great host and very accommodating
several good restaurants close to this location
great location just a few minutes off shore
it's a gorgeous location and very private
amazing houseboat in great location
beautiful location so relaxing and wonderful in every way
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2. Roomy yacht in Florida Keys

With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, this roomy and well-maintained yacht can comfortably sleep up to four people. Its location is one of the best, close to restaurants and bars with live bands playing. It’s perfect for relaxation and to eases your stress. During the day, you can enjoy a lot of fun water activities. You can take the yacht out for snorkeling, kayaking, swimming, or just restaurant hopping. Simply make arrangements and the hosts are more than willing to accommodate. After a long day, you can relax in the yacht equipped with a TV, oven, and many more features to make your stay a comfortable and convenient one.

Unique Stay Aboard Our Florida Keys Yacht
3 reviews
yacht 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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There were 4 of us and plenty of room on the boat
the yacht was very clean and the beds were very comfortable
They took us out on a snorkeling adventure and the water was so clear
Boat was extremely clean and roomy Owner checked us in and offered restaurant recommendations in the area Beautiful location with a restaurant on-site and band nightly
and we seen so many fish
It was in a perfect location with plenty of good restaurants around
The check in process was very easy
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3. Fully remodeled houseboat (from USD 250)

Looking at the interior of this yacht will make you think it’s not a boat; the living area is very spacious, there is one master bedroom and extra beds are provided to accommodate up to five people sleeping. It’s one of the highly-rated houseboats in north Islamorada, thanks to it having everything you need, from a clean shower down to a blender, WiFi, and a very accommodating host. Dining is no problem: you can make your meals on its fully equipped galley, grill some meat, and eat at their picnic area. The houseboat also features a triple-level outdoor upper deck where you can just relax and enjoy the views. There’s also a lot of things to do nearby: fish market, gift shop, restaurants, and many others. And when it comes to water activities, you can make arrangements for jet ski, charter boat, paddle boat rentals, and many others.

Comfortable Clean Fully Remodeled House Boat, Amazing Vacation "Baycation"
63 reviews
Boat 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
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Amenities & Room:
fishing poles a restaurant in the marina and a cozy bed to end the day
Just enough amenities and a great amount of living space
big enough for all the extra people that came
comfy clean and had everything I needed for my stay
Beautifully decorated and so convenient
The boat is exactly as pictured Heidi was very helpful making it special and assisted with several surprises
Heidi (the houseboat owner) was exceptionally great to work with
She went over to help us have a nice time
and she found us a house in the same marina where the boat is
and she was just the best as well as
the boat house is more than nice way more than the pics shows
Last minute get away running from Hurricane
We found it in Baycation
Pictures are 100% accurate and it is very well maintained Perfect location for exploring the keys
The House boat exceeded my expectation 100%
and i was blown away
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Fishing boats for rent

4. Everglades fishing charter

Fishing charter
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With a capacity of four guests, this fishing boat is ideal for flyfishing, as well as reef and sail fishing. You can rent it for full-day or half-day. It’s one of the most versatile charter services and rated already include a captain for a more comfortable and convenient fishing experience. You can choose from one of their expeditions that are sure to delight groups of friends, families, and anglers; whether you’re already an expert in this field or still a beginner. All trips include fishing gear and life jackets.

24' Everglades Fishing Charter

Price: From 188 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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5. Cozy fishing boat inclusive of fishing gear

Fishing Boat
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Rent this fishing boat by the hour, or on a half-day or full-day basis. It specializes in the backcountry, offshore, reef, and even sail fishing. Great for two people or up to three pax, the trip already includes bait, tackle and ice and fishing gear that you need. Just make sure to bring sunscreen and your own food and boat. Fishing is good leisure to enjoy with a friend, family member or loved one. Rent this fishing boat if you want to experience a versatile charter service aboard this cozy boat.

Maverick Fishing Boat in Islamorada, Florida

Price: From 125 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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6. Smooth-riding boat great for swordfish trips

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Gather your friends or family for a fishing trip to Islamorada. Enjoy sail fishing, swordfishing, offshore fishing, and even flyfishing aboard this 29 feet (9 meters) boat that accommodates up to 6 people. Rental is inclusive of water, ice, coolers, fishing gear, and bait. Guests have to bring their own lunch, especially if they opt for the full-day excursion. You can rent this boat all-year-round and make reservations for specialty trips such as lobstering and spearfishing.

Conch Center Console in Islamorada, Florida

Price: From 163 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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7. Amazing reef fishing charter experience

Sport Fishing Boat
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This 38-foot (12-meter) sportfishing boat is available for rent and can accommodate up to 6 people. It is ideal for offshore fishing and reef fishing. The trip will take you to the best waters to explore a variety of fish species while enjoying the views. Some of the inclusions in this boat rental are all the fishing gears, lures, and live baits, as well as First Mate. You can rest in the air-conditioned interior, prepare food in the galley or simply enjoy fresh air in its spacious cockpit. For convenience, a toilet, cabin, and even Bluetooth are made available. There’s a lot of action and fun that can be enjoyed aboard this charter aside from fishing.

Offshore and Reef Fishing Charter

Price: From 200 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Huge fishing charter with air-conditioned cabins

Small sport fishing boat
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Your stay in Islamorada would not be complete without booking a fishing charter. This 40-foot (12-meter) boat is clean and spacious, very comfortable for its capacity of six guests. It also has a toilet and air-conditioned cabins for convenience. When it’s time to go fishing, there’s no need to worry about fishing gear and baits, everything is provided. You simply need to bring food, a camera, and sunscreen. A minimum of a four-hour rental is required but if you need more time, you can, of course, opt for a full-day excursion. The boat is captained and has a central cockpit.

Henriques Sportfish Boat in Islamorada, Florida

Price: From 213 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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9. Experience world-class fishing aboard MV “Strictly Business”

Fishing boat charter
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MV “Strictly Business” is a 38-foot (11.5-meter) wide Bertram designed for reef fishing, offshore fishing, swordfishing and more. It is a sportfishing vessel that knows where the best waters are suitable for fishing. You can either rent it for half or full-day. Aside from making your fishing experience convenient, “Strictly Business” is also designed to make your trip comfortable. It is equipped with a galley stove and oven, clean restroom, as well as air-conditioned cabin. There’s also a spacious salon where you can watch TV or enjoy any other leisure activities such as photography (do bring your cameras) or listening to music.

MV “Strictly Business”

Price: From 200 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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Have a great vacation with a boat rental

Being the sportfishing capital of the world, this village consisting of six islands is the perfect holiday destination for everyone looking for a getaway to nature. With water activities and fun happenings on the bay available day and night, it makes sense to rent a boat in order to make the most of your stay.

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