21 Reasons to Love Sugarloaf Key KOA

Key West

If you are regular at KOA campgrounds across the United States, then Sugarloaf Key KOA is your home while vacationing in Key West, FL. Here are 21 reasons to love it.

  1. Closest KOA to Key West. Located at Mile Marker 20.
  2. Proximity to Key West. You can drive from Sugarloaf Key KOA to Key West in about 10 or 15 minutes, making it the perfect place to camp while visiting the Southernmost City.
  3. Free Shuttle. If you prefer not to drive, the KOA runs a shuttle every day out of the campground and into Key West. It’s free.
  4. Tent campers and RV folks alike will find accommodations here. You can even rent an RV if you want. Sites come in all shapes and sizes. Need 50-amp service or cable TV? They’ve got it, and its no extra fee for it.
  5. Also available at no extra charges are the swimming pool, hot tub, a place to walk your dog, floating trampoline in the water, and a place to plug in your modem if you want to get online with your laptop.
  6. Bring your boat, because they have a very nice marina. If you don’t have a boat, you can rent one here or go out on a snorkeling charter or an eco-tour.
  7. Get your bicycle rentals here too.
  8. They have a cafe, called the Lazy Lizard Cafe, where you can eat breakfast and get quickie meals throughout the day.
  9. Activities at Sugarloaf Key/Key West KOA are varied and plentiful. There’s literally something for everyone.
  10. KOA Campfire Time. Imagine s’mores and a fire pit.
  11. The Water Trampoline. Like the water or do you have kids? You can’t miss the water trampoline set up for hours of fun in the water in front of the beach at the campground.
  12. Veg-Out Pads. Want to just veg out and relax under the tropical sun? There are floating pads out in the water for your peaceful reflection and wiling away the hours. Don’t get burned if you fall asleep!
  13. Craft Hour appeals to the artist in all of us and it’s a good way to meet other campers. Make a hippy tie-dyed shirt.
  14. Make Your Own Sundae. Ice cream socials. They happen regularly and it’s another way to get to meet other KOA campers.
  15. Fishing is very popular with KOA campers who come to Sugarloaf.
  16. Boat rentals are easy to get at the marina, and they have pole rentals as well. Need line, hooks, coolers, and beer? They’ve got it all at the store. They also have the Florida State fishing license for sale here so don’t forget that or you may get a ticket.
  17. Marina Store. Buy your bait at the marina store and you’re all set. No need to bring a thing for fishing out of Sugarloaf KOA.
  18. Kayak rentals can also be found at KOA Sugarloaf. Get a tandem kayak or a canoe. There is lots of flats water around Sugarloaf Key for you to explore on a kayak. Choose half-day or full day rental period.
  19. Party Boats. Choose a pontoon boat for a leisurely day on a stable boat that’s made for parties.
  20. Snorkeling is another thing you can do out of Sugarloaf KOA. They will rent snorkel gear out of the marina so you can get out there see the underwater world that makes the Key West area so famous. Silently swim over the sea life and you’ll be amazed at what you can see.
  21. Eco Tours. Sugarloaf Key KOA sponsors Eco Tours as another way to learn about nature while here. It’s a boat tour and the guide will explain all sorts of mysteries for you. You’ll learn about vegetation and wildlife of the Florida Keys.

And the list doesn’t really stop there. Every visitor to this ultra-special KOA finds their own reasons to love staying here. Whether it’s the folks they meed during their stay or the discoveries they make while in the Florida Keys, this definitely commands central for the best camping vacation ever.

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