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Adrift in

paradise

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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Dive into

adventure

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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Drop

your anchor

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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Events

on deck

Programs & Happenings

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

Event Calendar
Apr                   Dec
13 - 31

Tropical Sunset Cruise

Reservations required Times vary, please call 305-209-9959

Reservations required
Times vary, please call 305-209-9959
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Adults Family Water Sports
Jun                   Aug
26 - 28

Mermaid Meet&Greet

Stop by the Coral Cay Family Pool for a Meet & Greet with our Mermaid friends! -Wednesday Mornings @ 11a

Stop by the Coral Cay Family Pool for a Meet & Greet with a real mermaid!
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Family Kids
Jul                   Aug
04 - 02

Pirate Treasure Hunt

Argh! Help find the Lost Treasure of Duck Key with a real-life pirate! -Thursday Mornings @ 11a

Argh! Help find the Lost Treasure of Duck Key with a real-life pirate! Meet at the Coral Cay Pirate Ship Pool at 11am to get started! 
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Family Kids
Jul                   Aug
04 - 03

Mermaid Storytime

Come enjoy Storytime with a real-life Mermaid! Friday Mornings @ 11a

Bring the kids to 11AM Storytime at our Coral Cay Family Pool, hosted by a real Mermaid!
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Family Kids
May                   Aug
31 - 10

Kids Night Out - Fridays

Kids ages 5 -12 are welcome to join us every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:00pm -10:00pm for fun activities, games and movies.

Kids ages 5 -12 are welcome to join us every Friday and Saturday evening (at Coral Cay) from 7:00pm -10:00pm for fun activities, games and movies.

Registration is required 24 hours in advance. Please call 305-289-4906 OR ext. 1803 from the resort phones.
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Kids
Jun                   Aug
07 - 04

Sword Fighting 101

Learn how to sword fight from one of Duck Key's most fearsome pirates! -Saturday Mornings @ 11a

Learn how to sword fight from one of Duck Key's most fearsome pirates! Meet our Pirates at the Coral Cay Pirate Ship Pool at 11am to let the fun begin!
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Kids
Jun                   Aug
01 - 11

Kids Night Out - Saturdays

Kids ages 5 -12 are welcome to join us every Friday and Saturday evening from 7:00pm -10:00pm for fun activities, games and movies.

Kids ages 5 -12 are welcome to join us every Friday and Saturday evening(at Coral Cay)  from 7:00pm -10:00pm for fun activities, games and movies. 

Registration is required 24 hours in advance. Please call 305-289-4906 OR ext. 1803 from the resort phones.
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Kids
Jul                   Jul
04 - 29

Jazz Night

Live Jazz music every Friday, Saturday & Sunday at the Sixty-One Prime lounge.

Live Jazz music performed by a duo of local entertainers at the Sixty-One Prime lounge.
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Adults Dining Music
Jun                   Dec
10 - 31

TikiBeach Paddleboards

Test your balance and embrace the vibes!

Paddleboards and kids' kayaks are available at the TikiBeach for guests of all ages. The Daily sign-up sheet opens every morning at 11AM. All water vessels are on a first-come sign-up basis. Each time slot booked lasts for 30minutes, to ensure that as many guests as possible have a chance to enjoy! (Weather Permitting)
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Reel in

romance

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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newlyweds

All crew

on board

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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Gather

friends

Reunions

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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Suite

life

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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Fresh off

the hook

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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Sea our

awards

Recent Wins + Accolades

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

Accolades
2023
#1 Favorite Boating Resort in the U.S.

Southern Boating

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2021
Best
Multigenerational Resort

Parents Magazine

Voted the best family resort
2020
#1 Best
Family Resort

USAToday 10 Best

Voted the best family resort
2020
AAA Four Diamond
Rating (since 2010)

AAA Diamond Awards

Plan a vacation to an award-winning Florida Keys resort
2020
10 of the best immersive family travel experiences at hotels

USA Today 10Best

Plan a Florida family vacation to Hawks Cay
2020
Top New or
Renovated Awards

ConventionSouth

Host a meeting or event in the Florida Keys
2019
Readers' Choice Award - Best Family Resort

USA Today 10Best

Friends on Sole Watersports boat
2019
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
2017
World's Best Awards - 10 Best Resort Hotels in Florida

Travel + Leisure

Plan a vacation to the best resort in the Florida
2016
People's Choice Awards

Taste of Florida

Fresh and local seafood can be found at our Florida Keys resort
2015
Readers' Choice Awards - Best Hotel Pools

USA Today 10Best

Swim in award winning pools at our Florida Keys resort
2014
Readers' Choice Awards - Best Hotel Fire Pits

USA Today 10Best

Sit by the fire pit at our award winning hotel in Florida
2014
Top 100 Resort Spas in the World

Travel + Leisure

Relax at our one of the best Florida Keys spa
2013
Best of Weddings

The Knot

Plan a wedding at our romantic florida keys wedding resort