Family Friendly Resorts
in the Florida Keys

Information provided by Florida Keys Best



Resorts in the florida keys

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Family Friendly Resorts
Florida's Caribbean Island
Caribbean Paradise
Caribbean Conch Houses

Family Friendly Resorts in the Florida Keys

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The map of the Florida Keys shows the location of Hawk's Cay on Duck Key. Hawk's Cay is the largest family resort in the Keys and is able to offer many amenities and a superior children's program because of its size.

For families vacationing elsewhere in the Keys, children's program is alsoare offered at Cheeca Lodge in Islamorada.

The Casa Marina and the Sheraton Key West no longer offer children's programs.


FAMILY TYPE ACCOMMODATIONS in Key West - hotels and motels which lend to family use because of the configuration of their rooms are

Hyatt Beach House Resort
5051 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY - units include two bedrooms and two baths and accommodate up to six people.
Master suite with king-size bed Guest bedroom with king-size bed
kitchen with separate dining area
TV / VCR / DVD Washer and dryer in unit

Sheraton Suites Key West
2001 South Roosevelt Blvd. - spacious suites with private sleeping quarters

Doubletree Grand Key Resort
3990 S. Roosevelt Blvd. - connecting double queen rooms to comfortable luxurious suites,

Hyatt Winward Pointe
3675 S ROOSEVELT BLVD - Fully Appointed 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Condominium Style Units with private balcony and spa tub

Parrot Key Hotel and Resort
2801 N Roosevelt Blvd - villa lodging

Coral Hammock
2 Coral Way - not in the city of Key West - 5 miles northeast of Key West Beaches - spacious 2 & 3 bedroom floor plans, vaulted ceilings, "Conch" style porches



Florida Keys Family Oriented Resorts -

Staying at a family oriented resort does not mean one can take for granted a totally worry free vacation. Parental watch guard duties practiced during non-vacation time need to be observed throughout the vacation and guidelines as to what's expected reviewed with the children prior to travelling. Children shouldn't wander unescorted through the resort grounds or hotel. Parent supervision should be observed when children go to the ice machine or buy a soda from a vending machine, go to locker room and public bathroom facilities or go swimming in the resort pool.


For information about family resorts CLICK HERE


Hawk's Cay Resort, Florida's Caribbean Island
in the Florida Keys

You can vacation at Hawk's Cay Resort on a Caribbean Island in the Heart of the Florida Keys, and stay in a Caribbean-style home (villa) with a waterfront setting, shady porches and white picket fence charm. You also can elect to stay at the Hawk's Cay Inn. Villas have two tropical bedrooms with baths, kitchen, dining, living areas plus amenities of Hawk's Cay Resort , a deluxe destination facility with fine restaurants.

The villas are very popular and are often booked months in advance. It is easier to find lodging at the Hawk's Cay Inn.

Hawk's Cay Resort has a salt water lagoon ringed by a white sand beach, four swimming pools, fishing, snorkeling, dive instruction, reef trips, tennis, kid's program, dolphin encounter, para-sailing, kayaking, boat rentals and ecotours. Access to golf at Sombrero Country Club. Plenty of things to do on site at Hawk's Cay and the nearby Florida Keys.


Caribbean Island Paradise

Hawk's Cay Resort and Hawk's Cay Village advertize paradise is found. A house on the water with West Indian-style architecture on a private resort island in the heart of the Florida Keys. Sixty acres of tropical plantings and Caribbean plantation flavor, but with all the amenities of Hawk's Cay Resort, a premier destination resort of the Florida Keys.

A perfect getaway for those that want to do it all or do nothing.

Sit on your verandah and enjoy sapphire skies and turquoise Caribbean waters or spend the day at the Hawk's cay Resort with the kids at the pool. Enroll the children in Hawk's Cay Resort's activity program and read that book you've been wanting to finish.

Adults have their own private pool offering peace and tranquility. Sun yourself and take in spectacular views of America's Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico. Swim in the sparkling blue water lagoon and taste the salt of the Gulf Stream. The reost also has a recreation complex centering on the Indies Inn with a small child's pirate play pool and a children's activity program.

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West Indian-style Accommodations

Hawk's Cay's Resort vacation villas exhibit strong Caribbean-style architectural influences. Folks in the Keys call such domiciles conch houses. Although they appear to be classic conch houses, rest assured they are constructed with modern standards, advances in energy efficiency , and the conveniences that today's vacation traveler has come to expect. Ceiling fans not only create that tropical mood but increase your comfort as well. Air conditioning is also available if you want serious cooling.

The classic Conch Houses of Key West and the Florida Keys exhibit multicultural roots inherited from the Bahamas, New England, and Africa. Hand-crafted of wood and constructed by seafaring carpenters, conch house architecture utilizes Gulf Coast building forms, the well proportioned architecture of the New England seacoast, and tropical adaptations of housing from the Caribbean.

A close look at a classic Conch House reveals an energy-efficient, and sensible design for living in the tropics:

  • Houses rest on piers for air circulation, which cools the house and prevents rotting .
  • Sloping metal roofs reflect the heat of the tropical sun and carry clean water by means of gutters to a
    storage cistern.
  • Dormers expand attic space into bedrooms. Roof hatches, a concept borrowed from ships also aid
  • Exterior walls have no fire stops, horizontal blocks between studs in the wall. This allows air to circulate
    from the crawl space to the attic. Heat in the walls and attic dissipates by convection.
  • Louvered shutters block out the tropical afternoon heat while allowing circulation of sea breezes.
    Shutters also provide hurricane protection.
  • Porches and encircling verandahs provide shade and cut down the heat .
  • Each room uses tongue and groove wood in the construction of flooring, walls, and ceiling.
    Each room has the rigidity of a sturdy structural cube to resist hurricanes.

Conch vacation houses at Hawk's Cay Village have the best of the above features. Though they resemble classic conch houses in appearance, the latest standards for construction in the Florida Keys as well as modern
advances in energy efficiency have been utilized in their construction.



For RESERVATION information and lodging availability CLICK HERE. Hawk's Cay has become very popular so it is important that a reservation for a conch vacation house must be made early. Landview rooms at the Inn are more readily available.


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To search for accommodations use Key West as your travel destination. Using Key West will give you the most choices as it provides a list of more than 80 plus hotels, motels, inns, resorts, bed and breakfast accommodations, guest houses and spas in the Florida Keys Greater area (this includes Hawk's Cay as well as lodging in Key West, Islamorada and Key Largo). The link provides prices and a means for making reservations for accommodations

As you browse through the pages review the rates negotiated with hotels and resorts that are available to you through the Florida Keys Best website.

INTERNET RATES most often represent a savings over rates generally made available to the public by Hotels and Resorts. These properties usually offer the best value to customers, as they offer the best discounts.



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