The Key West is a slightly more isolated location in comparison to other locations in the Sunshine State. It is a unique place combining history, cultural diversity, beautiful weather and natural beauty. It is roughly 90 miles north of Cuba and is famed for its pastel conch-style houses and coral reefs. It is the perfect holiday destination for those looking for something a little bit different and are wanting great value for money. Whether it’s a romantic break you want or a holiday with friends and family, it is an all-round destination in terms of weather, food and attractions.
The Key West area has been home to an array of famous people including Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and Elizabeth Bishop. There are a variety of historic attractions to visit as well as world-class restaurants, pubs and night entertainment such as musicals and comedy shows. There are plenty of sightseeing tours and cruises to experience which are particularly popular as the sun sets.
It is a fantastic place for lovers of sea life as it is close to the only living reef in North America. The palm-lined Key West area offers a variety of calendar events over the year from fishing tournaments to a variety of parades and festivals. Key West all-inclusive deals offer excellent value for money, with most holiday needs taken care of as part of the overall package.
It is a popular area for families to visit as well as those that are keen outdoor enthusiasts as there are an array of water sport and cultural activities. There are lots places of interest such as the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens and the Dry Tortugas National Park. If you’re wanting a holiday to unwind and relax, there are also various spas and health and wellbeing activities for the ultimate life of luxury after a relaxing day on the beach. The philosophy of the island community is ‘One Human Family’ which emphasises the warm hearted community and welcoming neighbourhood.
Key West has its own airport, Key West International Airport, which is located in Monroe County two miles East of Key West. Transport links include various bus services, Keys shuttle buses, tropical limousine services and train options. There are also ferry transport options and private boaters to enjoy around the area.
Some of our favourite hotels in the Key West area include:
Some of the top attractions in the Key West include:
Dry Tortugas National Park
Ernest Hemingway House
Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory
Key West Shipwreck Museum
Key West Aquarium
Key West Lighthouse