Scuba Diving the Florida Keys

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Scuba diving centers don't come much more thrilling and easily accessible than those dive Centers and resorts located across the Florida Keys. Here many of the shops selling scuba diving equipment will have scuba diving special offers and dive conditions are superb here all year round. The Florida Keys chain stretches for more than 125 miles of colorful coral and reef and apart from the few days each year when the region can be threatened by hurricanes, it is a wonderful place to choose as one of the world's leading scuba diving centers.

Many of the dive stores are readily equipped with scuba diving equipment and most dive resorts in the Keys have scuba diving special offers available all year round (be sure to tell them you found them on Key Largo is one of the best dive locations America has to offer and its wonderful dive conditions boast home to two huge national parks bathed in year round sunshine. The water temperature here is up to 24c (75f) in summer and 20c (68f) in the cooler months of January and February.

Key Largo will surely offer some real bargains for diving enthusiasts. Weather conditions are favorable at any time of the year. Florida is known as the Sunshine State and temperatures can easily hit 38c (100f) during July and August. Even in winter months it can still be a pleasant 19c (66f) average during the day or more. Dive conditions are also good here in the areas of Islamorada and Marathon where the impeccable beaches at Sombrero offer scuba divers the ultimate diving experience.
On the Big Pine Keys and Florida Lower Keys dive conditions can be especially mouth watering with wetlands and forests of mangrove giving way to warm lapping seas onto sandy beaches. There are plenty of scuba diving holidays available in the Florida Keys and Big Pine Keys region where a range of sandy lagoons are available for scuba diving.

Dive conditions are particularly suited for all the families here in the Florida Keys as there are many small, shallow lagoons as well as deep wrecks and corals for the more experienced scuba diver. Key West lies on the very tip of the Keys. It is the most southerly city in the US. Relax and enjoy the beautiful Florida Keys.

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