There is nothing quite like a vacation in the Florida Keys. Visitors from Key Largo to Key West can experience a true authentic island vacation by witnessing both morning sunrises on the Atlantic Ocean’s horizon and sunsets disappearing on the emerald waters in the Gulf of Mexico.
It is quite easy to understand why so many people flock to these exquisite island destinations every year. Whether you are looking for a tranquil retreat or a tropical playground, the Keys have it all! A few tips for visiting the keys…simply forget your watch because it won’t read ‘island time’, and… you might as well leave your shoes at home because barefoot is the only choice of footwear. Can’t wait to get there? Read on and acquaint yourself with some of the exceptional beach front rentals either coast of the Florida Key’s has to offer.
The Moorings Village
This exceptional Islamorada beachfront vacation spot offers 18 charming cottages and homes nestled on 18 acres of beachfront property which lies between Miami and Key West. Each of the one to three bedroom cottages and beach house rentals comes equipped with a kitchen and all the necessary amenities to make your vacation a comfortable and self-sufficient one. Known as the ‘The Sportfishing Capital of the World’ visitors can spend their days fishing or simply relaxing on the 1,100 feet of warm inviting beaches that exist just a few feet from your doorstep.
Cottages and beach houses start at rates of $425.00 a night to $1,500.00 depending on the time of year you visit and weekly rates are also available. If you want to experience peace and tranquility surrounded by nature on your next vacation, the Moorings Village has a room just waiting for you.
Kona Kai Resort
The Kona Kai is an enchanting beachfront hideaway tucked away in Key Largo. Visitors to this magical spot will instantly feel relaxed by the atmosphere of elegant simplicity. With only eleven charming guest rooms you will never encounter crowds when you stay here. Everything at this resort is offered at the guest’s pace and preferences. The Kona Kai provides endless amenities such as complimentary use of paddleboats and kayaks, complimentary bottled water, fresh fruit, and oversized beach towels.
Guest will appreciate the attentive but never intrusive resort service. The abundance of natural beauty at this resort is only enhanced by an international art gallery and botanical gardens. Accommodations offered are guest rooms, as well as one and two bedroom suites, Room rates off season start at $199.00 a night and in season at $269.00 a night. All amenities and facilities are included in the room rates. The Kona Kai offers a tranquil setting for those visitors looking to ‘get away from it all’ and find some serious relaxation!
The Reach (A Waldorf Astoria Resort)
This charming tropical retreat offers an intimate island playground on Key West’s only natural beach. The resort offers breathtaking views from every private balcony off their 150 stylish and tastefully decorated guestrooms and seventy-six suites. The amenities offered at the Reach include a spectacular pristine white beach stretching 450 feet along the coast, an outdoor pool, and an abundance of water activities which consist of sailboat rentals, jet skis, ocean bikes, kayaks, paddleboats, and snorkel gear.
Charter fishing, scuba diving, dolphin encounter trips, and Eco tours are also offered to enhance your vacation experience at this exclusive retreat. Accommodation rates will depend on your choice of room and the season of your visit. The Reach does offer a multitude of specials and packages. Some of their most popular packages include the Stay More-Play More, A Suite Getaway, Water Sports packages, Bed and Breakfast, and the Great Getaway. One thing is for certain, whether you choose to relax at the Reach, explore pulsating downtown Key West, or spend your days out on the cool sapphire water, this resort has everything your heart desires for that perfect vacation.