Where was Bloodline filmed? The House and ALL the Filming Locations

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Trouble in paradise - set in a gorgeous wonderland, the locations featured in the series can become hell for a dysfunctional wealthy family. Bloodline was almost entirely filmed in Islamorada, on the tropical archipelago of the Florida Keys.

The Rayburns live in a superb waterfront house surrounded by lush nature and dark secrets. It's almost impossible to take sides with any character of the show - as almost everybody has something to hide. This prevents the family from fully enjoying the sensational outdoors in which this Netflix production is set up.

Poster with the cast

The cast is headed by Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn, Ben Mendelsohn as Danny, Linda Cardellini as Meg, Norbert Leo Butz as Kevin, and Jacinda Barrett as Diana.

We tried to keep spoilers at bay in this report including the filming locations of the three seasons of Bloodline:

Bloodline Location
Every episode includes spectacular low-flying aerial shots of the Sunshine State keys. The Overseas Highway carries the U.S. Route 1, running from Key Largo to Key West for 113 miles.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


Bloodline House
The Bloodline House, the idyllic Rayburn House Inn is in real life the Blue Charlotte ocean view home, part of the exclusive Moorings Village and Spa in Islamorada.

You can book this awesome 6,000-square-foot vacation home with its 18-meter swimming pool for $4,000 per night. The first floor features a kitchen, private office, large foyer, and a single bedroom with a bathroom.

On the top floor, there is the living room area and two suites with ensuite baths.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Moorings Village - Map


Los cayos Islamorada
The production tried to keep everything local, filming as much as they could in Islamorada and its surroundings.

The Coral Bay Marina doubles as Kevin’s boatyard. Also, some other scenes with boats were shot at the sensational waterfront seafood restaurant Robbie's of Islamorada.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Rayburn House
The Long Key State Park was used to film a key scene with the two older brothers John and Danny at the end of the first session (hey, we said no spoilers).

This is an excellent place for bird-watching, swimming, kayaking or just relaxing on the dazzling Atlantic Ocean shoreline. In the early 20th century the park was home to a luxury resort, destroyed by a Hurricane in 1935 and never reopened.
Image by Faungg - Map


Bloodline Beach
The beautiful spot where the patriarch Robert (played by Sam Shepard) goes kayaking is Anne's Beach at Lower Matecumbe Key.

The Beach is located on the Atlantic Ocean, but is super quiet, almost with no waves due to the wide expanse of shallow water typical for the Florida Keys.

What a paradise! Here you can enjoy clear and warm waters all year round. There are 2 parking lots for visitors, located on US-1 at MM 73.
Image by Katie Wheeler - Map


Islamorada fishing shop
Lowry's fishing shop was set at Tackle Center of Islamorada. The film crew just basically changed the signs of this real fishing store.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


Motel Key Largo
The Red Reef Motel was filmed at the Drift Hotel (formerly known as Stoneledge Paradise Inn) in the Key Largo village.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Caribbean Club in Key Largo
Several scenes in the bar with Danny and Eric O’Bannon (played by Jamie McShane) were filmed at the iconic Caribbean Club in Key Largo.

Opened in 1938, the bar along with the former hotel that included the property served as the filming location of the 1947 Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall film, Key Largo.
Image by Jenni Konrad - Map


Green Turtle Inn
Several scenes were filmed at the nice dining restaurant Green Turtle Inn in Islamorada.
Image by Google Maps


Florida Keys waterhole
The OceanView Inn tropical-themed hotel and Sports Pub, also in Islamorada, was featured in a few scenes.
Image by Google Maps


The crashed plane bar
There are so many bars, pubs, and restaurants appearing in Bloodline... the Hog Heaven Sports Bar (from the last episode of season 2), is the last one to be added to a long list including Atlantic’s Edge, Pierre’s Restaurant, The Whistle Stop Pub and Mangrove Mike's Cafe in Islamorada, Cafe Moka, Sunrise Cuban Market and Cafe in Tavernier, Gilbert's Tiki-Bar in Key Largo, and Alabama Jack’s in Homestead.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


Viva Caputa eatery
Danny's failed Viva Caputa restaurant is a building at 1555 Washington Ave in Miami Beach.

Some interior sets were built on a sound stage in Homestead, also on the mainland.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Christ of the Abyss
The Christ of the Abyss is an underwater sculpture that appears briefly in the first season, located at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park in Key Largo.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


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5 comments:

1- Paivi - July 26, 2017 at 11:47 PM
Hi and thanks for these photos and addresses, they are very helpful! :) One thing - Please correct me if I'm wrong but I thought that "The Rayburn House" is The Blue Charlotte House in real life? If so, I think you have the wrong picture of "The Rayburn House" at the beginning of this story (second photo from the top)? Your picture is showing Pierre's Restaurant House, right? These two houses look alike but Pierre's doesn't have grass in front of it as Blue Charlotte House does.

2- Anonymous - October 8, 2017 at 2:45 PM
I noticed that too. Incorrect picture. Close, but no cigar!

3- Bloodline Fan - February 4, 2018 at 4:53 PM
You are right! Houses are almost identical, except the grass.

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      4- Ra Moon - February 5, 2018 at 10:10 AM
      Thank you, updated!

5- Jenn The Mermaid - May 29, 2019 at 3:56 PM
My friend and I spent a few days checking out a lot of the filming locations in Islamorada and the keys a couple of weeks ago and got lots of pictures. We hit Alabama Jack's, Kevin's Boatyard, Robbies, The Whistle Stop, The Moorings Village, the Ocean View, Turtle Inn, and The Caribbean Club in Key Largo. We have a lot of pics if anyone is interested. The locals and employees were always happy to share what went down during shooting at their locations, it was a lot of fun!


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