The southernmost island in the always-popular Florida Keys, Key West may also be the most daring in the archipelago. It’s a tropical favorite for divers, beachgoers, snorkelers and swimmers, in part because you can explore miles of coral reefs. Because of the diversity of marine life, so do the people, and the rich nightlife attracts Key West’s revelers. Surrounded by Caribbean architecture, it’s no wonder that famous artists and writers (like Ernest Hemingway) decided to inhabit its extreme cold! . Add fresh seafood, Cuban coffee, and cigars, and you have a brief idea of what Key West can offer! .
Yes, there are plenty of things to do in Key West, and when you can rest on the area’s shimmering white sands, you have the potential to You won’t spend too much time in your hotel room. So instead of spending time indoors, choose from our list below for a hotel with easy access to the beach.
SUNSET KEY COTTAGES
From 800 RMB/night
Yes, they’re expensive, but there’s a reason for the high price of Sunset Key Villas. The entire property is located on a 27-acre private island (the eponymous Sunset Key), but 500 yards from Key West. The cottages contain up to four bedrooms with built-in kitchens, balconies and TVs, making them popular with families. But Sunset Spoon is clearly popular with couples, too: the on-site restaurant Latitudes has made it onto OpenTable’s “100 Most Romantic Restaurants”. Enjoying a meal with your other half on a private island overlooking the sparkling blue depths? It’s so romantic, it’s a cliché!
Southern House Hotel
From 226 RMB/night
The glowing, fairytale exterior of this beautiful hotel looks like something out of Alice in Wonderland, too bad the kids can’t enjoy the inside! The thing about it is that it is an adult-only hotel. Hopefully, these age groups will still find time to enjoy the tropical tones and comfortable furnishings of this B&B. Located on the popular and bustling Duval Street, the 18 elegant rooms here offer the bliss of air conditioning, wi-fi facilities, and the promise of Free breakfast upon arrival in the morning. The beach (and a zero-entry pool) are also just steps away from this gorgeous redecorated Victorian building.
From 263 RMB/night
Key West is known for its party atmosphere, and after a night out, you might want to rest your head without screaming children nearby! . Sorry, kids, but sometimes your parents need a little alone time, so this is the second adult-only one on our list! Properties. The real reason for its inclusion, though, is its abundance of rave reviews (almost perfect 10 on Booking). It’s close to Duval Street if you want to shop or dine, while the hotel itself offers a bit of rooftop fun with a year-round pool and sunshine. Terrace. Better to stay in your room than to socialize with people? The free happy hour and drinks upon arrival should help relax those nerves!
Ibis Bay Resort
From $179 per night.
Walk out of your room here and White Sands will be nearby. This beachfront resort is as colorful and culturally rich as Key West itself, with interiors that blend mid-century design and Havana patterns and colors. Active bodies should enjoy kayaking, bird watching (including parrots!) and LED light paddle boards among many other distractions. All rooms have refrigerators and lounge areas – giving you plenty of room to pour yourself (and a few friends) a nightcap before bed. You can even enjoy that drink at night: many rooms have views of the courtyard or ocean.
Southwind Motor Co.
From $117 per night
Yes, the Southwinds Motel was a great value for us in Key West – but oh, what it brought to the table! Value. This motel is just one block from Duval Street, a walker’s paradise, and less than half a mile from 37 restaurants. Butterflies, wine and art galleries are also within a 4-minute walk, further proving what a sweet and diverse location this is! . The rooms are simple but comfortable and past guests have given positive feedback. Southwinds proximity and friendly staff and reasonable prices keep coming up in the reviews. But wait, there’s more: things like free breakfast (highly rated by guests), as well as a pool and bike rentals for you! Can be enjoyed for the duration of your stay.