Beach Resorts in the Florida Keys

Beach resorts in the Florida Keys run the gamut from quirky places to stay to grand resorts that would look at home on a Caribbean island. This collection of islands—beginning just 90 miles from Miami—stretches down to the legendary Key West. Whether you’re visiting with the family for spring break or arriving in the fall for the adults-only Fantasy Fest, or something in between, you’ll find a Florida Keys resort that suits your style and budget.

Casa Marina Key West

Casa Marina Key West
Casa Marina Key West

Many of the beach resorts in Key West have a long history behind them, and Casa Marina is no exception. This Waldorf Astoria resort opened on the last day of 1920 and quickly became one of the legendary luxury resorts in the Keys. In the years since, graceful and elegant Casa Marina has charmed celebrities and plenty of others who want to vacation with style. Located along a private beach, and a prime stretch of Atlantic Ocean, the resort has well-appointed guestrooms. Many of the rooms overlook this tranquil scene, offering a private terrace for enjoying the soft breezes and the Florida sun. Away from the rooms, guests enjoy access to the spa, golf course and a host of other activities. Family-friendly fun is available both on and off the water—and special kid-friendly packages are always available.

Little Palm Island Resort and Spa

Little Palm Island Resort and Spa
Little Palm Island Resort and Spa

What Little Palm Island (pictured above) lacks in size, it makes up for in scenery. If you’re looking for beach resorts in Key West with a secluded feel, it’s hard to go wrong with Little Palm Island Resort and Spa. Still packing in the amenities, the resort is located on a small island only accessible by seaplane or boat. Guests enjoy unparalleled access to the beach and comfortable guestrooms with everything savvy travelers require. Because this resort is a little off the beaten path, it makes sense to add on the inclusive meal plans, beginning with lunch and crowned by a four-course dinner.

Ocean Beach Club

Ocean Beach Club
Ocean Beach Club

An exclusive vacation hideaway nestled along Key Colony Beach, Ocean Beach Club is one of the vintage beach resorts in the Florida Keys. It’s in Marathon Key, a scenic two-hour drive from Miami, right along a stretch of private beach. Guests will also find a freshwater swimming pool and a hot tub, just steps away from the beach, diving excursions and the fishing pier. Many of the resort’s 38 guestrooms overlook the Atlantic Ocean, but even the island-view rooms have a lot of charm. In-room perks include flat-screen TVs and WiFi access, with kitchens in the upgraded suites.

Ocean Pointe Suites Key Largo

Ocean Pointe Suites Key Largo
Ocean Pointe Suites Key Largo

In the northern reaches of the Keys, Ocean Pointe Suites in Key Largo provides a backdrop to some fantastic vacations. The all-suite resort offers 116 private retreats with views of the ocean or the island’s mangrove trees. The island decor accents the spacious suites, complete with kitchens, washer and dryers and separate bedrooms. If you can tear yourself away from the private balcony, whirlpool tub of the DVD players, you’ll find a 60-acre paradise. The largest island in the Keys has a bevy of things to do—Key Largo is, after all, the diving capital of the United States.

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