Discover a charming 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom vacation home in Keaton Beach, just a stone’s throw from the Gulf of Mexico. Ideal for up to 8 guests, this inviting rental features a deep-water main canal location with dock space for 2 boats. Enjoy modern amenities, including Wi-Fi, Dish Network, and a fully equipped kitchen. Lounge in the living room with a flat-screen TV or unwind in the outside grill area. Additional perks include a shared fish cleaning station and ice machine.
Keaton Beach, Florida, stands out as a renowned destination for avid anglers, offering abundant fishing opportunities and a diverse array of fish species. The region is a haven for popular game fish like redfish, trout, flounder, and sheepshead. Its unique features, such as shallow grassy flats, provide an ideal habitat, while the nearby river and Gulf waters present opportunities for both saltwater and freshwater fishing. Anglers can employ various techniques, from live bait to artificial lures and fly fishing, to pursue their preferred species.
Not just a fishing paradise, Keaton Beach is also a favored spot for scalloping, particularly during the summer months. The area’s shallow waters are perfect for these bivalve mollusks, found in seagrass beds along the coast. Scalloping, a family-friendly activity, involves swimming or snorkeling to spot and collect scallops, which can then be brought ashore for cleaning and cooking. The plentiful scallops, coupled with the picturesque coastal scenery, make Keaton Beach a magnet for outdoor enthusiasts.
Nestled on the main deep water canal of Keaton Beach, this location provides easy boating access to the Gulf waters and Steinhatchee River. Boaters can embark on short rides to Hagen’s Cove or Big Bend WMA, making it an ideal hub for exploring local waterways and discovering prime fishing and waterfowling spots. Bird watchers will delight in the diverse avian population, featuring brown pelicans, great egrets, snowy egrets, ospreys, bald eagles, and a variety of shorebirds.
For those seeking more adventure, the famed Big Bend WMA lies due South of the lodging. This wildlife management area offers a unique opportunity for waterfowl hunters, particularly those targeting mottled ducks and black-bellied and fulvous whistling ducks. Known for trophy hunting of Red Heads, the Big Bend region is highly acclaimed by enthusiasts worldwide. The area sees a variety of waterfowl species during the hunting season, including teal, diving ducks, wood ducks, bluebills, buffleheads, canvasbacks, goldeneye, and ring-neck. Coastal hunts add a unique and memorable dimension to the experience. Waterfowl hunting is allowed in designated areas during specific seasons, usually from November to January, with hunters required to possess appropriate licenses and permits and adhere to all state and federal regulations.
Air Conditioning, Full Kitchen, Heat, Linens, Towels, TV, Washer\Dryer, Wifi