heroes salute
Heroes salute

Annual Event - Aug 1 - Dec 25

Celebrating Our Nation's Heroes

Aquamarine waters, swaying palm trees, warm tropical breezes, lush accommodations and never-ending relaxation—if it’s your time to take leave for some much needed R & R, Hawks Cay Resort in the beautiful Florida Keys is the ideal place to accomplish your mission. From August 1 through December 25, 2024 the serene island escape is saying “thank you for your service and sacrifice” to all the men and women (both past and present) of the military, fire and rescue, police, sworn officers and medical personnel, by offering a very special discounted room rate.

This annual Heroes Salute program includes value-added offers for water sports activities, a weekly outdoor Heroes’ Tribute ceremony and more. In addition to the Heroes Salute activities Hawks Cay has lined up, the resort offers a wealth of adventure and leisure opportunities for you and your family to enjoy.

Heroes Rates

Current and former Military, fire and rescue, law enforcement, and medical personnel enjoy special rates starting at just $175 per night between August and December.

Guestrooms from $175 per weeknight

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Heroes Supporters Rates

We believe those that support our Heroes deserve recognition as well! All civilians can receive 15% off between August 1 and December 25, 2024 by donating $5 or more to Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

Donate now for up to 15% off!

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*Offer valid for stays August 1 - December 25, 2024. Valid for past and present military, police officers, firefighters and medical professionals. Subject to blackout dates, including November 3-7, 11-14, 27-29. Subject to availability; a two-night minimum length of stay required. Cannot be combined with other discounts. All nights subject to daily resort fee. 7-day cancellation policy.

Heroes Salute Weekend


Heroes Salute Tribute Ceremony

Are you or someone you love a hero? We are honoring all the heroes (military, fire and rescue, law enforcement and all medical personnel) in our weekly Heroes Salute tribute ceremony and slideshow. To submit a photo of a hero for the slideshow, upload it to any one of our social media networks (Hawks Cay Resort on XFacebookInstagram and Pinterest) with the hashtag #HawksCayHeroes and complete this form providing the person’s name, affiliation along your consent for our use of your hero’s image. If your hero is staying with us this Fall, be sure to provide the dates of stay at the resort so that the hero’s photo can be shown during the ceremony they are attending.

Heroes images must be submitted by Friday at noon to be included in the weekly Saturday tribute.

Photo Release Form

It’s Hawks Cay’s way of honoring you— our country’s true heroes.

 Heroes Extras

Solé Watersports

Take to the water with Solé Watersports at Hawks Cay Resort. Heroes receive $5 off ANY group snorkel, or group sunset cruises aboard Helios—our 45’ power catamaran. Advanced reservations are recommended. Be sure to mention you’re a Hero when you book.

Complimentary Drinks

Enjoy a complimentary beer, well cocktail or glass of house wine in one of our signature restaurants, Angler & Ale, Sixty-One Prime, Pilar Bar or the Tiki Grill. Maximum of two complimentary drinks per room.

Island Time Gift Shop

As a token of our appreciation, provide your voucher to receive your commemorative Heroes Salute Challenge Coin at Island Time Shop in the resort lobby.

Dolphin Connection

Heroes receive 15% off any in-water program at the Dolphin Connection™! Space is limited. Mention you’re a Hero and present this voucher when you arrive. Or book your dolphin experience online in advance and use promo code Hero2024.

Fishing Charters

Heroes book your fishing experience with a Hawks Cay Charter Fishing Captain and receive a 10% discount on half-day and full-day charters! Hook your fishing adventure today by calling (305) 289-2943 and mention you're a Hero when you book.

Hawks Cay Marina

Dock your boat at our 85-slip, full-service Hawks Cay Marina! Stay two nights or more and enjoy 25% off daily dockage rates. Contact Hawks Cay Marina at (305) 743-9000 to reserve your slip today! Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.

Coral Cay Activities & Adventures

Create your own Florida Keys souvenir and explore your artistic side with our crafts at Coral Cay. Heroes receive a complimentary coconut painting craft when they purchase one. Contact (305) 289-4906 to reserve your craft.

Solé Watersports

1 Free Adult Beverage on Solé Watersports Group Excursions: Famous Snorkel and Sandbar, Sandbar and Sunset Celebration, or Tropical Sunset Cruise (Per person on the same reservation).

Better than Most SCUBA

Explore the beautiful waters of the Keys. Get $5 off group Scuba Dive trips. Advanced reservations are required. Be sure to mention you are a Hero when booking your trip!Contact (305) 432-1214 to reserve your trip.

Aquarium Encounters

Hand feed sharks and rays! Use code "HEROES" online or in person for 25% off Coral Reef and Stingray Cove encounters! Call (305) 407-3262 for a reservation or visit our website Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters.

Calm Waters Spa

Indulge in some island bliss with 15% off any spa treatment of 75 minutes or more at Calm Waters Spa where natural ingredients are infused with the local island aromas creating a uniquely Florida Keys spa experience.