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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.

Hawks Cay Cottages


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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
Dec                   Dec
01 - 31

Morning Crossword Pick up

Pick up your daily game of crossword at the Towel Stand near the Main Resort Pool. Crossword changes every day.
Adults Family Educational
Dec                   Dec
01 - 31

Environmental Education

Everglades Foundation educational experience for the entire family! Explore different activities every day.

Sunday @ 11 a.m.
Touch Tank Demo at Coral Cay

Monday @ 11 a.m.
Floriday Keys Nature Hunt at Coral Cay

Creatures of the Sea at the Saltwater Lagoon

Amazing Everglades at the Saltwater Lagoon

Creatures of the Sea at the Saltwater Lagoon

Amazing Everglades at the Saltwater Lagoon

Creatures of the Sea at the Saltwater Lagoon
Adults Family Educational Kids
Dec                   Dec
03 - 24

Coconuts & Cocktails

Free Coconut Painting Class with a purchase of our Signature Coco Crazy Cocktail!

Free Coconut Painting Class with a purchase of our Signature Coco Crazy Cocktail!
Adults Dining

Swashbuckling Christmas Show

A swashbuckling holiday event at Coral Cay.

Where’s Santa? Join the Pirate Queen and the gang as they go on a quest to save Christmas in this fun family musical show for all! Stick around afterwards to watch it snow in the Florida Keys.

7 – 9 p.m. – Hot Cocoa Bar
7 – 8 p.m. – Christmas Tree Row
7 p.m. – Doors Open
7:30 p.m. – Storytime with Mrs. Claus
8 p.m. – Showtime!
Aftershow – Let it Snow
Adults Family

Light Up Holiday Golf Cart Parade

Get in the Holiday Spirit

Watch the Golf Cart Parade! - Get in the holiday spirit and grab some hot cocoa! Head outside to see our beautiful light up Christmas parade. You can watch from Sunset Villas 5056 - 5001 or anywhere on hawks cay blvd.

Tropical Winter Wonderland After Party
After parade – approx. 7:30pm
Join us at Coral Cay for a afterparty like no other! Come see the holiday golf cart submissions up close and personal! Vote for your favorite! The winner gets a gift certificate to one of our fabulous Hawks Cay Restaurants. Party will have a Live production of the Swashbuckling Christmas Show, cocoa, bar and holiday glow items.

Saturday December 19st
6:45pm – Live Beachside Tunes Golf Cart Participant Line up
7pm –Light Up Golf Cart Parade
7:30pm – Topical Winter Wonderland Afterparty
7:30pm – Storytime with Mrs Claus
8:00pm – Swashbuckling Christmas Show
8:30pm – Let It Snow
8:30pm –Golf Cart Winner Announcement

Be in the Parade! - Do you have a golf cart you want to show off at the Parade? Decorate your golf cart with lights and holiday cheer. A glorious prize will be awarded to the golf cart with most fabulous holiday trimmings. Contact Coral Cay for more information! To register email [email protected] or call 305-289-4906.

Hawks Cay Rockin' New Years Eve

Live music, dancing & fireworks!

Live music and dancing all night long featuring: 
7 – 9 p.m. – Hawks Cay Rockers 
9 p.m. – 12 a.m. – Patrick & the Swayzees
12 a.m. – Fireworks Over the Atlantic Ocean
Adults Family Music

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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.

Florida Keys Weddings

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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.

Florida Keys Meetings
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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.

Florida Keys Reunions
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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.

Florida Keys Penthouse

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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.

#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


Host a meeting or event in the Florida Keys
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