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The Florida Keys Experience

On the small, secluded island of Duck Key, aquamarine waters sparkle under the South Floridian sun, bottlenose dolphins readily greet guests, and visitors and locals alike discover the best seaside dining, coastal living and aquatic adventures.

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Best Things to Do

We’ve got it all in one place so you can choose to do everything or nothing at all at our Florida Keys resort.

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Resort Rooms & Villa Rentals

Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway or a family resort vacation, Hawks Cay has a resort room or cottage to meet your needs. Each Florida Keys accommodation features classic Caribbean décor, complimentary Internet access and upscale amenities.

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Programs & Happenings

There’s always something exciting happening at Hawks Cay. Easily discover events for guests of all ages.

Event Calendar

Labor Day Activities - Friday

Welcome to Labor Day Weekend at Hawks Cay Resort! Get ready to kick off an amazing weekend island-style.

2 - 4pm: Welcome to Hawks Cay Party
Heroes weekend information table, Meet the Mermaid, Pool Games, Music & More!

6:30 - 8:30pm: Live Beach Tunes with Clara

7 - 10pm: Family Fun Night at Coral Cay
Gather the family and head to Coral Cay, where you can indulge in snacks & a Dive-In Movie: Captain America.
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Labor Day Activities - Saturday

Join us for a full day of family-friendly and patriotic events including a Heroes Salute and fireworks!

10:30am - 12:30pm: Touch-A-Truck
Kids and adults will delight at the chance to explore the vehicles and equipment used by real life heroes everyday at the Angler & Ale parking lot.

1pm: Hawks Cay All Stars at the Resort Pool

2pm: The Ultimate Cannonball Contest at the Resort Pool

4pm: Mermaid Story Time at Coral Cay

5 - 6:30pm: Personalize a Memorial Water Lantern
The lantern will float in the Saltwater Lagoon after the Heroes Tribute at the Resort Pool.

7 - 10pm: Heroes Salute Celebration at the Resort Pool
7:30pm: Heroes Tribute Presentation
8 - 10pm: Live Local Music
Live local music by the Hawks Cay Entertainment team at the Fire Pit! Join our special guest and local heroes in honoring current and former members of the military, fire rescue, law enforcement, sworn officers and medical personnel. This special event takes place under the stars at the Fire Pit & includes a video tribute.
After Tribute: Moment of Silence & Release of Water Lantern

10pm: Fireworks Over the Atlantic Ocean
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Labor Day Activities - Sunday

We're celebrating Labor Day Weekend with exciting events, an All American BBQ and live music!

11am: Craft of the Day at Coral Cay

1pm: Iron Man Challenge at the Resort Pool

2pm: Majority Rules at the Resort Pool

4pm: Treasure Hunt with Priscilla the Pirate Queen, Clarence the 1st Mate and Koral the Mermaid at Coral Cay

5 - 9pm: All American BBQ + Live Entertainment at Hawks Cay Marketplace
Enjoy a full BBQ dockside at Hawks Cay Marketplace with live music, games and contests, and all your BBQ favorites.

7pm: Hawks Cay Ultimate Lip Sync Battle at the Resort Pool

8 - 10pm: Live Concert – Patrick & the Swayzees at the Resort Pool
Entertainment at Hawks Cay Resort by Patrick & the Swayzees, Key West Rock n Roll, Soul and Motown.
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Reef Snorkel

Times vary by day, please call.

Join Solé Watersports on a Reef Snorkel Excursion. Hop on Helios, a 45' catamaran, and get ready to snorkel, sunbathe and listen to music at the reef. Times vary by day, please call. Reservations required.Weather Permitting. 
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Destination Weddings

At Hawks Cay, we welcome everyone to celebrate their love at our ballroom, dolphin deck or beach venues. Our talented staff are here to make your special day worry free, and we would welcome an opportunity to bring your dreams to life.

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Conference Meetings & Events

Plan a meeting or event that inspires, excites and rejuvenates your entire group. At Hawks Cay, we believe in getting down to business, providing state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor Florida Keys venues, and making your event a success with our expert sales and event staff.

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When it's time to get the gang together, there's no better place to make some memories than Hawks Cay, where we have things to do for every age and ability. And so many comfortable places to spend quality time reconnecting.

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Luxury penthouse suites

Live large in the Florida Keys with a stay in one of our luxury penthouse suites. The more the merrier. Our suites have plenty of indoor and balcony space to entertain, relax and live life to the fullest with family and friends.

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Restaurants & Bars in the Keys

Savor authentic island flavors at some of the best restaurants and bars in the Florida Keys. Our casual and fine dining establishments serve fresh, local ingredients prepared by world-renowned chefs while showcasing the resort’s unique tropical island atmosphere.

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Recent Wins + Accolades

We’re proud to have our name etched on some of the most heralded honors in travel. Here’s the proof.

Multigenerational Resort

Parents Magazine

Voted the best family resort
#1 Best
Family Resort

USAToday 10 Best

Voted the best family resort
AAA Four Diamond
Rating (since 2010)

AAA Diamond Awards

Plan a vacation to an award-winning Florida Keys resort
10 of the best immersive family travel experiences at hotels

USA Today 10Best

Plan a Florida family vacation to Hawks Cay
Top New or
Renovated Awards


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Readers' Choice Award - Best Family Resort

USA Today 10Best

Family Resort in the Florida Keys with things to do for kids and parents
Readers' Choice Award - Top 15 Resorts in the Florida Keys

Condé Nast Traveler

Hawks Cay is one of the best resorts in the Florida Keys
World's Best Awards - 10 Best Resort Hotels in Florida

Travel + Leisure

Plan a vacation to the best resort in the Florida
People's Choice Awards

Taste of Florida

Fresh and local seafood can be found at our Florida Keys resort
Readers' Choice Awards - Best Hotel Pools

USA Today 10Best

Swim in award winning pools at our Florida Keys resort
Readers' Choice Awards - Best Hotel Fire Pits

USA Today 10Best

Sit by the fire pit at our award winning hotel in Florida
Top 100 Resort Spas in the World

Travel + Leisure

Relax at our one of the best Florida Keys spa
Best of Weddings

The Knot

Plan a wedding at our romantic florida keys wedding resort