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Now you know wherever I stay, it has to have a beach. One of the best things in life at least for me is getting up in the morning and looking out at a sunrise over the water. The list that follows are the best hotels in Key West with beach access for adults.
There will be additional articles coming for best hotels in Key West for families, couples, near busy Duval Street and more. As I continue to work on the ultimate travel guide for Key West, there will be more and more information to help you plan your vacay.
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Key West has some great options for hotels with direct beach access for adults. Whether you want to relax and kick back on vacation or prefer to be more active, there is a hotel here perfect for you.
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Below is a list of the top 10 hotels in Key West with direct beach access for adults:
The Reach Key West
This gorgeous, upscale resort with a private beach, stunning oceanfront views, and elegant accommodations including a pool. Convenient too. Located near Duval Street. Check rates and availability here: The Reach Key West
Casa Marina Key West Resort
The Casa Marina is another upscale, beautiful hotel. This resort has a private beach – one of the top-rated beaches in Key West – and it too is part of the Hilton hotels as is The Reach.
Perfect for adults looking for a peaceful escape. Has two oceanfront swimming pools and a spa for ultimate relaxation.
Note: this hotel was undergoing a remodel when I was there. You can check rates and availability here: Casa Marina Key West Resort
Sunset Key Cottages
When you REALLY want to get away from it all, how does an island sound? The Sunset Key Cottages are located on the secluded Sunset Key Island.
Enjoy your stay in a luxurious cottage each with beautiful beachfront views. Want to enjoy Key West? You can take a short ferry ride to Key West tours, exploring and more. Check rates and availability here: Sunset Key Cottages
Pier House Resort & Spa
Situated right on the Gulf of Mexico and located in the historic district, Pier House Resort & Spa is a wonderful choice for adults. It is conveniently near Mallory Square, Harry Truman Little White House and Museum of Art & History at the Custom House.
This resort has a private beach, multiple bars, restaurants, and a full-service spa. You really won’t need to leave the resort grounds if you don’t want to. Check rates and availability here: Pier House Resort & Spa
Southernmost Beach Resort
Funny thing is my very first visit to Key West, we stayed at the Southernmost Hotel which were several quaint cottages surrounding a small pool. This is not that hotel.
This adults-only resort is located on a private sandy beach and provides you with a peaceful atmosphere to completely decompress. It also has three pools, including an oceanfront pool, and is close to many Key West attractions. Check rates and availability here: Southernmost Beach Resort
Ocean Key Resort & Spa
This resort with unbelievable views is located in Old Town, the heart of Key West. Ocean Key Resort & Spa a fantastic choice for adults.
On the resort grounds, is the waterfront Hot Tin Roof restaurant and the Sunset Pier for drinks and live music. At the time of this writing, they were undergoing remodeling so be sure to check rates and availability here: Ocean Key Resort & Spa
Hyatt Centric Key West Resort & Spa
This waterfront hotel is also located in the heart of Key West and provides direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. Literally a three minute walk to everything happening on Duval Street.
The resort has a beautiful pool area with cabanas and a spa for a relaxing stay. So many benefits for this options. Check rates and availability here: Hyatt Centric Key West Resort
The Marker Key West Harbor Resort
This resort is also located in the historic seaport district and is an adults-only resort. Easy access to Duval Street when you want to explore or opt to relax in a private beach area.
This resorts includes a nice pool and waterfront dining. Check rates and availability here: The Marker Key West Harbor Resort
The Perry Hotel Key West
This highly rated hotel is located on Stock Island near the Stock Island Yacht Club & Marina. It is a more laid-back environement and includes access to a private beach as well as a beautiful marina.
If you prefer a quieter vacation, this is one option to be sure to check out. Check rates and availability here: The Perry Hotel Key West
Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina
Finally, what would a list of the top hotels in Key West be without Margaritaville and Jimmy Buffet? This resort offers direct access to the marina and the Gulf of Mexico.
On site are several bars and restaurants, including the iconic Margaritaville Café. Be sure to try the Perfect Margarita. I have this every time I visit a Margaritaville restaurant or property. So good!
This resort is close to Smathers Beach as well as the airport. Check rates and availability here: Margaritaville Key West Resort & Marina Really a fun choices for a getaway with a nod to Jimmy Buffett, may he rest in peace.
And there you have it. The top 10 options so you can choose the hotel or resort that best fits your Key West vacation. Honestly? You cannot go wrong with any of these choices. Have fun.
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Denise Sanger lives a life split between her love for fitness and her passion for travel particularly to the BEACH. Denise also has a love of marketing and lives in beautiful Suwannee County, Florida. You can find out more about Denise here: About Denise