through September Hutchinson Island becomes one of the most
important nesting areas for sea turtles in the world. Endangered Loggerhead, Leatherback, Green,
Kemp's Ridley and Hawksbill reach their long journey to nest
here on Hutchinson Island. The sea turtle nests are carefully monitored and well marked on the
beaches. Whether you rent a oceanfront condo or hotel
room be sure to get up in the morning and look for the
amenities available right on the island such as grocery
stores, gas stations,
Hotels and Resorts and
more, one would never have to venture to the mainland.
However, just across the Indian River are the quaint
communities of Stuart, Jensen Beach and Fort Pierce rich in
history and culture, great local dining, shopping, and local
Even though the island has everything you need, much of the
island is left natural as the day it was when discovered,
making it a wonderful sanctuary for the
wildlife. It's not
sculpted by endless rows of hedges like some of the islands
just south of us but still very wild and free of man's
hands. It has an abundance of public beach outlets welcoming
our visitors. And you don't have to pay to park at any of
beaches are not overcrowded and most times
you'll find you have the beach to yourself.
The people here are
all friendly, courteous and very laid back. You will often
see people strolling the beach with a glass of wine.
While Hutchinson Island is probably one of the most
beautiful places in Florida, it may also be one of itís best
kept secrets and we'd sorta like to keep it that way, as we
like our non-crowded island. Please don't all pack your
trunks and head for Hutchinson Island all at once. Check
with each other's itinerary and spread yourselves throughout
the year and don't share our secret with your neighbors,
family and friends. This is between you and I. HAHA!
Say, "hello!" to us when you see us on the beach!