Peaceful island retreat located just off Key West
Beautiful stand-alone clap-board cottages, perfect for family getaways
Complimentary fruit skewers and popsicles by the pool as well as an Ice Cream delivery service
Private sandy beach - a rarity in the Keys
Just a short boat ride from all the bars, shops and restaurants on Key West
Florida is a year-round destination with balmy winters, but summers can be hot and humid. The best time to visit Florida is between March and May and in December when it is warm and sunny, before the weather begins to get too hot. Hurricanes and other less serious tropical storms can strike Florida any time in the summer up to the end of November, however the risk is greatest between August and October.
Situated on a sun-soaked island just off Key West, Sunset Key Cottages is a real undiscovered gem. With a number of beautifully decorated cottages and a peaceful private beach, the resort can be reached by a gentle five minute boat ride from the mainland.
Covering seven acres of glorious island landscape, Sunset Key Cottages is as pretty-as-a-postcard. This tranquil island escape just moments from the hustle and bustle of Key West makes for a relaxing few days in the sunshine. The cottages lie just off a private sandy beach, excellent for dipping your toes in when the mid-afternoon sun hits the shore.
Each cottage is beautifully decorated in bright maritime colors and many feature gorgeous oceanfront views. Mostly single-story, these cute white-clapboard cottages provide guests with a home-away-from-home, with a distinct beach-side feel. In the morning, guests will wake with radiant sunlight flooding into their room and an individual hand-packed breakfast basket on their doorstep featuring fresh fruit and oven-baked pastries. Once you're feeling refreshed, head down to the beach or outdoor swimming pool for a relaxing day of sun-soaking. Flipper's Pool Bar will keep the whole family from going hungry, with light lunches including fresh salads, grilled burgers and delicious fruit smoothies.
Spend the afternoon snorkeling among the Lower Keys, go deep-sea fishing for king-fish, tarpon and sailfish (you can even return to the resort where the chef will prepare your catch for dinner), or try your hand at para-sailing or kayaking. If you're spending time at the resort, make sure you don't miss the Ice Cream Man, who rides his bicycle to the poolside delivering delicious cold treats each day. Complimentary fruit skewers, popsicles and frozen grapes are also available for those making a splash. For a wonderfully romantic experience, enjoy a sunset sailing excursion to the surrounding islands or Tortuga National Park. Those wishing to rejuvenate after an adventure can visit the spa for an indulgent treatment in one of the serene treatment suites surrounded by tropical flora and fauna.
In the evenings, dine at Sunset Key Cottage's signature restaurant 'Latitude' for flavorful island dishes. Boasting stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico and a light ocean breeze, there is no better place to relax and unwind with your loved ones after a day under the sun. Anyone wishing to venture away from Sunset Key can take the short boat ride over to Key West and dine at one of the concierge's recommended restaurants. Ideal for family getaways, Sunset Key Cottages is sure to provide a spectacular Florida beach vacation on an idyllic island off the main destination of Key West.
Enjoy an idyllic island escape in one of the beautiful Sunset Key Cottages. With 40 cottages offering one, two, three and four bedrooms, families and couples will be exceptionally well catered for. Cottages feature contemporary coastal decor, wicker and wooden furnishings as well as spacious verandahs from which to enjoy the famous Florida sunshine.
Perfect for a romantic getaway, the one bedroom garden view cottages offer a quaint little hideaway tucked amongst the lush gardens of the property. The wraparound deck is the perfect place to enjoy your morning breakfast basket.
Spacious and extremely comfortable, the one bedroom cottages include an open living and dining room area with a pull out sofa as well as a kitchen that can be pre-stocked upon request.
With multiple bedrooms and gorgeous ocean views, the three bedroom cottage is perfect for larger families wanting a home-away-from-home. With a large outer verandah complete with sun-beds and a table and chairs, guests will love relaxing in the comfort of their own cottage whilst enjoying remarkable views of the glittering ocean.
There are three dining options at Sunset Key Cottages. Offering a taste of island life, each offers delicious cuisine featuring the freshest ingredients. In the morning, guests are brought a breakfast basket to enjoy in their cottage with a collection of fresh fruit, pastries and coffee or tea.
Beach service is offered at lunch time, or Flipper's Pool Bar is open for light bites, burgers and salads. Complimentary poolside treats are also offered including fruit skewers, frozen grapes and popsicles. An Ice Cream man does the rounds mid-afternoon and provides guests with ice cream, whether by the pool or in your cottage.
Dinner is served at Latitudes, a smart-casual restaurant with al fresco or covered seating and fantastic views of the ocean. Anyone wishing to visit Key West for dinner can do so as the ferry runs throughout the evening and the dining options at the marina are also available to Sunset Key guests.
The Spa is a tranquil spot set away from the main cottages and pool area, offering guests with a relaxing experience surrounded by lush tropical vegetation and palm trees. There are a number of treatment suites where guests can indulge in facials or massages.
When you're not sunbathing on the white sands of the private beach, or relaxing by the pool. the hotel offers a wide range of water-sports including jet-skiing and parasailing. Families will love spending the day going deep sea-fishing, playing tennis or making a splash in the ocean.
There is a fitness gym open 24 hours a day and features state of the art exercise equipment. On Saturday mornings, there is complimentary yoga at The Point, a unique location overlooking the powdery sands of Sunset Key.
The Florida Keys are the sport fishing capital of the world. From Key Largo and Islamorada, through to Marathon and into Key West. Florida Keys' fishing is fantastic because the waters surrounding the islands teem with fish for 12 months of the year!
from $5800 pp
Sunset Key Cottages is located on the island of Sunset Key, just a five minute boat ride from Key West.
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