We’ve got your Florida Keys vacation all mapped out. Start by island hopping on a road trip through these lush resorts. Once you reach Key West, we’ve got a to do list and a hotel guide waiting for you.
But first, your Florida Keys hotel guide…
Playa Largo Resort & Spa
Playa Largo Resort & Spa (97450 Overseas Hwy.; 305-853-1001) is the first newly built hotel in Key Largo in over 20 years, bringing with it a touch of unprecedented luxury. The resort overlooks the tranquil Florida Bay and boasts four superb dining venues and spacious guest rooms. Current rates from $299.
Amara Cay Resort
Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean with interiors awash in natural tones and materials, Amara Cay (80001 Overseas Hwy.; 305-664-0073) presents an inviting retreat on this island, known as the sport-fishing capital of the world. The hotel also boasts the acclaimed Italian restaurant, Oltremare. Current rates from $224.
Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina
Playing up the retro charm of a 1950s beach vacation, Postcard Inn Beach Resort & Marina at Holiday Isle (84001 Overseas Hwy.; 305-664-2321) is a stylish, all-encompassing retreat in Islamorada boasting a full service marina, private beach, lagoon-style pool and popular Tiki bar. Current rates from $216.
Cheeca Lodge & Spa
Occupying 27 lush, waterfront acres in Islamorada, Cheeca Lodge and Spa (81801 Overseas Hwy.; 305-712-7166) has been a favored getaway of American presidents, Hollywood celebrities, anglers and holidaymakers since 1946. It boasts spacious suites, a private beach and a pier for fishing charters and excursions, as well as a collection of excellent restaurants. Current rates from $359.
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Little Palm Island Resort & Spa
A private island off the coast of the Florida Keys with a romantic Robinson Crusoe appeal, Little Palm Island (2800 Overseas Hwy.; 305-872-2524) is home to 15 thatched roof bungalows housing 30 luxurious suites, a fine dining restaurant and a spa. It’s a favorite amongst honeymooners and lovebirds celebrating an anniversary. Current rates from $1,090.
Hawks Cay Resort
A sprawling family-friendly resort on Duck Key, Hawks Cay Resort (61 Hawks Cay Blvd., Duck Key; 866-347-2675) offers a getaway with a private beach, glittering swimming pools, fishing charters, a dolphin experience and multiple restaurants. Choose from traditional hotel rooms or villas with up to three bedrooms. Current rates from $319.