Tarpon Key Lodge is truly a "one of a kind" vacation rental home, located on a private barrier island directly on the Gulf of Mexico, in one of Florida's most pristine coastal areas! Furthermore, Tarpon Key Lodge is at the mouth of the beautiful Homosassa River and is completely surrounded by the Chassahowitzka National Wildlife Refuge!
The lodge is elevated on stilts, with a large 360 degree deck, providing a fantastic vantage point for viewing gorgeous sunsets and numerous species of wildlife including Manatee, Porpoise, Osprey, schools of fish, and countless birds.
You can stay directly on the Homosassa River, and enjoy the comforts of our spacious riverfront villas, cottages, and efficiencies. River cruises, and manatee tours leave directly from our docks. We offer our guests a special>Manatee Mini-Vacation with a free manatee dive or sightseeing tour.
Located at channel marker 7 on the Homosassa River, Seagrass River Resort provides lodging that is your gateway to the beauty and splendor of Florida's Nature Coast. In addition to beautiful accommodations, the river and boat docks are right at your back door. Our riverside resort is the river's departure point for fishing charters, manatee tours, and dive tours in the Crystal River or Homosassa area.
From our boat launch and slips, you're only minutes away from the headwater springs of the Homosassa river, or the majestic Gulf of Mexico. You can enjoy the sun, swimming with the manatees, or kayaking and boating, all only steps from your private villa, cottage or efficiency.
The Homosassa river, and the local gulf coast is famous for fishing and scalloping. We can arrange a guided fishing adventure, featuring any of the local guides, who can pick you up directly from our docks.
In front of each room is the porch with rocking chairs from which you may leisurely watch the beautiful Homosassa River.Or you may choose to explore thousands of acres of unspoiled wilderness and miles and miles of crystal clear grassy flats, making Homosassa one of the greatest fishing areas in the world.Let our staff direct you to great fishing, diving, swimming, dining, golfing, or whatever your heart desires.MacRae's offers free maps of the area upon arrival and has a rental boat fleet for day or night use. You might also want to try an excursion with a captain to see nature from a different perspective.
Start your morning with a cup of coffee on the balcony and enjoy the great view and wildlife. Manatees, dolphin, and even tarpon are often spotted from your vantage point. Boating, fishing, and swimming are available right outside your door at The Last Resort.Golf, shopping, river tours, guided fishing trips, and antique shopping opportunities are plentiful in the area. Homosassa Springs State Wildlife Park, just 10 minutes away, offers amazing manatee tours.
Enjoy barbecue grills and picnic tables 20 feet from the river's edge. Bring your boat and use our private launch area.