The lodging at Keaton Beach in Florida is an entire home rental with a nightly rate of $400. In addition to the nightly rate, there is a $200 cleaning fee. Please note that the quoted rate does not include the 12% FL State lodging taxes. Smoking and pets are not allowed in the property. The home features three bedrooms and three bathrooms, and can accommodate a maximum of 9-14 guests.
Situated on the pristine and untouched Florida Gulf coastline of Taylor County, this quaint and charming small community offers a chance to reconnect with the great outdoors for any length of stay. During your stay, you will have full access to the entire home, as well as the dock and fish cleaning station.
Keaton Beach, Florida is a well-known and popular destination for anglers seeking abundant fishing opportunities and a wide variety of fish species, including popular game fish like redfish, trout, flounder, and sheepshead, among others. The area boasts several unique features that make it an excellent place to fish, including shallow, grassy flats that provide an ideal habitat for many species of fish, and nearby river and Gulf waters that offer ample opportunities for both saltwater and freshwater fishing. Fishermen can use a variety of techniques, such as live bait, artificial lures, and fly fishing, to catch their desired species.
Keaton Beach, Florida is also a popular destination for scalloping, especially during the summer months. The area’s shallow waters are ideal for these bivalve mollusks, and adventurers can easily find scallops in the seagrass beds along the coast. Scalloping is a family-friendly activity that involves swimming or snorkeling in the clear waters to search for scallops, which can then be brought back to shore for cleaning and cooking. The abundance of scallops in Keaton Beach, combined with its picturesque coastal scenery, makes it an attractive destination all types of outdoors enthusiasts.
Nestled on the main deep water canal of Keaton Beach, boaters have easy access to the Gulf waters and Steinhatchee River. A short boat ride to Hagen’s Cove or Big Bend WMA makes this property an ideal location for boaters who want to explore the local waterways and find the best fishing and water fowling spots. Bird watching is also a popular activity in Keaton Beach, and the area is home to a wide variety of bird species. Some of the most frequently seen birds in the area include brown pelicans, great egrets, and snowy egrets. Other bird species that can be spotted in the area include ospreys, bald eagles, and a variety of shorebirds.
In addition to direct water access from the cottage, adventures can seek even more challenge in the famed Big Bend WMA located due South of the lodging. The Big Bend Wildlife Management Area provides a unique opportunity for waterfowl hunters. The Big Bend region in Florida offers bountiful public hunting opportunities for approximately 20 waterfowl species that migrate to or through the area each winter. The area is particularly popular for hunting trophy mottled ducks and black-bellied and fulvous whistling ducks and many testify that Big Bend hunting for Red Heads cannot be topped anywhere in the world.
Early season hunts often see a strong push of teal, with diving ducks and other puddle ducks moving through later in the season. Other species common in the area are wood ducks, bluebills, buffleheads, the occasional canvasback, goldeneye and ring-neck. Coastal hunts in the area are particularly unique and memorable. Hunting for waterfowl is allowed in designated areas during specific seasons, which usually run from November to January. Hunters must possess the appropriate hunting license and permits, as well as follow all state and federal regulations.
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