This recreation area on the Weikva River offers kayak, canoe, and paddleboard rentals as well as tasty food and beverage options.
Wekiva Island is a paradise for anyone looking to unwind with some friends by grabbing a bite to eat, a cold drink, and hanging out by the peaceful Wekiva River. You can find Wekiva Island in Longwood, Florida, just down the road from Wekiwa Springs State Park. This recreation complex has plenty to offer for those just wanting to enjoy a lovely day outside. The island has an abundance of Adirondack chairs that line the boardwalk above the river, picnic tables, kayak, paddleboard, and canoe rentals, a bar that serves up local brews, and an on-site food truck that has an array of delicious options. This is the perfect place to come spend a day alone with a captivating book or with friends that enjoy paddling and competitive games of cornhole.
If you really want to go all out, Wekiva Island has several cabanas available for guests to rent out for the day so you can truly relax and switch onto island time. There’s a newly renovated gift shop with awesome local souvenirs and a beach volleyball court if you want to work up a sweat before jumping in the refreshing river to cool off. Wekiva Island deeply values sustainability, artistry, and education about the area’s sensitive ecosystems, too. If you’re nearby and need a way to enjoy a sunny Florida day, head to Wekiva Island for a truly ideal atmosphere.