Are you dreaming of white sandy beaches, beautiful ocean and tender Sun? Key West is the right choice for you! This worldwide known resort offers both fashionable and budget accommodation options which can satisfy any kind of traveler. Moreover, it has plenty of shopping opportunities, entertaining spots, bars, and restaurants. The locals say that you can either come here for only a couple of hours and leave, otherwise, you’d stay forever. And we can’t but agree with these words. The atmosphere of the island is so tempting and mesmerizing that it’s really hard to leave this paradise. It’s a love at first sight!
The trip to Key West is also an adventure! Don’t even think of flying to Key West! Get a rental car and enjoy an unforgettable journey along the Florida Keys islands.
What to see in Key West?
Key West is the southernmost city and the island of United States, it demonstrates its guests the most stunning dawns and sunsets! If you arrive here for a couple of days, devote one of your mornings and one of the evenings to admiring these natural miracles.
Don’t forget to visit the actual southernmost point of the USA. It’s the concrete buoy with detailed information about the spot. Feel free to check in here and take a picture!
All the literature and culture fans would love to attend the Ernest Hemingway House. The famous author had been living here for 11 years and created two of his works - “The Snows of Kilimanjaro" and "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber”. Locals say that he had spent the happiest time of his life in this house. There’s a museum on the territory nowadays which is an actual home of the writer. It still has all the furniture and belongings of Ernest Hemingway.
Do you like Jack Sparrow or anything pirates’ related? Head to the Shipwreck Museum. The thing is, that back in the XIX century Key West had many pirates. They deliberately organized shipwrecks and sold what had been left of the ship. That’s why a museum was opened to display the treasures and remains of that time which were lifted from the ocean floor. Besides, here you shall learn the history of the shipbuilding and pirates in Key West.
Don’t spend all your vacation by the ocean or in your hotel! Spend some time exploring the local attractions. They will definitely linger in your memory.
Luxury Hotels in Key West
Key West is a true paradise with a high level of services and luxurious hotels which can satisfy even the most sophisticated travelers. In 5-star hotels in Key West, you’ll get a private beach with soft white sand, dinner by the ocean, spa procedures and spacious suites furnished with everything you may require.
We prepared a list of the most popular five-star hotels in Key West which are frequently booked by tourists:
- Casa Marina Beach & Resort Club Waldorf Astoria Hotel with a patio, gym, swimming pools, and a golf field is an excellent choice for a relaxing and romantic stay;
- The Reach Resort Waldorf Astoria Hotel is located only 5 minutes away from the city center and also has all the amenities for a comfortable stay;
- Sunset Key Cottages is a guarantee of a royal vacation by the ocean.
Villas in Key West
If you are traveling with a group of friends or a big family, consider booking a villa in Key West. This accommodation option is an ideal variant for a quiet and private vacation to enjoy holidays with your loved ones. Villas in Key West have everything you may require during your stay. They have a fully-equipped kitchen in case you want to cook a delicious dinner, a swimming pool in the backyard, a spacious dining room, and comfortable bedrooms. You can find excellent options at a fair price on our website. In a meanwhile, we made a list of the most frequently booked villas in Key West:
- Villas Key West offers cozy rooms with friendly multilingual personnel;
- Pet-friendly Rose Lane Villas with a patio and a beautiful dining zone;
- Conch Cottages of Villas Key West - a beautiful spot only 7 minutes away from the center.
Cheap Hotels in the Center of Key West
Tourists traveling on a budget can enjoy a stunning vacation in Key West without spending much money. Cheap hotels in the center of Key West, located right by the beach will pleasantly surprise you with their level of services and comfort. Here are some of the most popular cheap hotels in Key West:
- Courtney's Place Historic Cottages & Inns is a pet-friendly guest house with a swimming pool and BBQ zone;
- Azul Key West is a “bed&breakfast” hotel with a cozy garden, a golf field, a swimming pool, and delicious breakfasts;
- Southwinds Motel is an excellent choice for an economy stay with a 24/7 reception desk, a swimming pool, and multilingual personnel.
How to Get to Key West?
There are several options to get the destination point. If you are traveling from Miami, you can get on a plane, and in one hour you’ll reach Key West. The ticket price if around $100-400.
You can also take a bus which costs about $25-70 depending on the service provider, and in 7 hours you’ll be sunbathing on the beach.
But we believe that a car trip is the best way to fully enjoy your Florida adventure. The rental car in Miami will cost you around $45 per day. The views and the atmosphere are definitely worth such an adventure! It will take you only up to 4 hours to reach the southernmost point of the United States.