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The Best Florida Keys Family Resorts

October 2, 2011

Florida Keys Family Resorts

Florida Keys Family Resorts

Even though the Florida Keys are known for their party atmosphere and have plent of resorts that cater to this, there are a few great Florida Keys family resorts that you can utilize to make your vacation enjoyable for everyone in the family, regardless of their age. If you are looking to getaway with your clan, then we have 2 different great Florida Keys family resorts that you can consider. Below will be the three abodes along with a detailed description of each to familiarize you with the benefits of each resort.

2 Of The Best Florida Keys Family Resorts

Hawks Cay Resort (Duck Key)

The beachfront Caribbean decorated Hawks Cay Resort  is located on 60 acres of tropical native wildlife and white sandy beaches of Duck Key and is an excellent option to consider when looking for Florida Keys family resorts. They provide a great family environment with many great amenities that include; their own private salt water lagoon which is their own enclosed beach great for snorkeling and lounging, along with 5 other pools including their Pirate Ship Pool equit with a waterslide, palm tress spouting water along with water cannons and is just footsteps away from their Indies Club which consists of the Indies Restaurant along with minture golf and video games as well as basketball and volleyball. When kids and parents have had enough family time and want to do their own thing, parents are able to leave children at Camp Hawk, their fully supervised kids program which has activities for kids and teens, ages ranging from 5 to 12 and 9 to 12 offereing fun that consists scavenger hunts, feeding fish, hikes on nature trails, making tie dye shirts along with The Cove for lounging and videos game like Wii and Xbox and much more. For the teens  of ages 13 to 17 with activities such as their lounge for video games, along with sports and even massages! Guests at this Florida Keys family resort also include oceanfront dining, their rejuvenating Calm Waters Spa, deep sea fishing escursions launched off their private marina, their Dolphin Connection program where guests can swim and interact with dolphins, guiding diving tours around their beatiful tropical reef, tennis courts and much more. Considering the above, the Hawks Cay provides the ultimate family vacation get away in the Florida Keys.

Casa Marina Resort

Also known as Casa Marina A Waldorf Historia Resort, this oceanfront beauty is located on the largest private beach in all of Key West and provides another great location when looking for good Florida Keys family resorts with their “houses by the seas” as they call them. Some of the great family activities that guests can enjoy at the Casa Marina are; their Water Sports Package which includes waverunners and snorkeling as well as parasailing, footsteps away from watersports like kyaking and scuba diving along with surfing and deep sea fishing, their Dolphin Encouter Trip providing the opportunity to snorkel amongst the dolphins, bike and moped rentals and hanging out at their pools overlooking the vibrant blue seas. Guest are also just footsteps away from Duval Street, a historic location in the Florida Keys, where they can enjoy fine dining and great entertainment as well as the Key West Aquarium and if you are into history, Ernest Hemingway and President Trumans houses. Other accomadations that guests enjoy here are; their Spa al Mare offering massages and facials along with aroma therapy and yoga classes, a championship 18 hole golf course with a driving range and elegant fine dining with their steak house and beachfront bar and grill.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florida Keys Resorts – 4 Of The BEST

September 23, 2011

Florida Keys Resorts

If you are looking to take out trip out the Florida Keys, there are so many Florida Keys resorts that are available to vacationers, but not all of them are up to snuff. For this reason, we have found 4 awesome Florida Keys resorts that you should definetely consider staying at as these places will offer the maximum potential for getting the best experience out of the Florida Keys as possible.

Florida Keys Resorts – 4 Great Resorts

Islander Resort (Islamorada)

The first on our list of awesome Florida Keys resorts is the Islander Resort located in Islamorada aka the Sport Fishing Capitol Of The World. This gem is known as the Florida Keys’ best kept secret and is located on a 20 acre parcel of lush green tropical forest and sits oceanfront and steps away from the water. The rooms are equipt with a full sized kitchen as well as decorated with a vintage island style. Some of the great parts about staying at this Florida Keys resort is that you will be able to enjoy ocean front pools, on site watersports, a fishing peir that is lit up at night, a close by “walk in beach” with a swim area, shuffleboard games as well as volleyball and basketball, outdoor bbq’s and picnic areas and an excellent location for snorkeling with their shallow waters on their beach. Their bluff is also an excellent location for weddings, if you are traveling with wedding fever.

Hilton (Key Largo)

Fresh off a 12 million dollar rentovation, the Hilton is Key Largo is another one of the greatest Florida Keys resorts. Surrounded by tropical plants and trees, the Hilton is situated right next to Everglades National Park, and sits on 13 arcres of pure white sandy beaches. Some of the benefits of staying here are as follows; snorkeling, diving and deep sea fishing are at your avail, tennis courts, nature trails and golf nearby, boat tours and lots and lots of watersports. There are also plenty of great activities for kids, like their Dolphin Cover where you can swim with the dolphins or the close by Friendship Park where you can play baseball or have a family picnic. Being that Hilton is a large chain, they are known for having great prices for thier rooms.

Casa Marina (Key West)

The Casa Marina aka “The House by the Seas” is another one of the best Florida Keys resorts and is the biggest resort in all of the Florida Keys and also on the largest private beach in the state. Here you will be beachfrong and surrouned by towering palm trees and can’t help but feel immersed in luxury. Some of the activities that this beauty offers are; you can snorkel and dive right by the only living coral reef in the USA, a host of water sports like jet skiing, wakeboarding, kyaking and fishing among others, massage studios, their bar and grill located right between the pool and the beach, minutes away from night life including Duval Street and Old Downtown, or just lay in one of their large hammocks above the white sand.

Hawks Kay

The Hawks Kay is just flat out mesmerizing and is the last stop on our list of Florida Keys resorts. It is located right in front of the crystal blue water and has a designated sand circular beach swimming encloser of it’s own for its guest to swim and lay out. The Hawks Kay offers its guests the opportunity to parasail, kiteboard and paddleboard, tennis, scoobdiving, connect with dolphins, a pirateship/waterslide for kids to play at as well as designated activities for groups ages 5 to 9, 9 to 12 and 13 to 17 all with activities geared towards the specific age group. There is excellent adult night life as well with their fine dinning restaraunts and dim lit bars.