Hawks Cay Resort has been recognized in the 2020 10Best Readers' Choice Awards by USA Today as the #1 Best Family Resort in the United States. The iconic destination resort in the Florida Keys ranked among 20 nominees in the ‘best family resort’ category. A panel of travel experts partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
"We are incredibly honored and grateful to have been selected by the readers of USA Today for this award" said Sheldon Suga, Hawks Cay Resort Regional Vice President and Managing Director. “We have worked hard to create unique amenities and experiences for families. This award is a testament to our team’s creative programming and the entire crew who serves and entertains our guests.”
Hawks Cay Resort is an expansive tropical island escape in the middle Florida Keys that offers an array of family-friendly experiences. Activities abound on the 60-acre property with a Saltwater Lagoon, multiple swimming pools including the famous Pirate Ship Pool, Coral Cay activities center, Camp Hawk Environmental Education Program, and an onsite dolphin encounter program. Kids also love interacting with Captain Hawk, Priscilla the Pirate Queen, and Clarence the First Mate, as well as Koral the Mermaid, who offer daily entertainment throughout the resort.
In addition to children-specific activities, the resort also offers a variety of water-based experiences for the entire family to enjoy together including fishing charters, snorkeling, deep-sea fishing, kayaking, standup paddleboarding, private boat charters, and more.
The USA Today 10Best 'Best Families Resort' category, honors the top hotels and resorts in the U.S. that cater to families with a host of amenities, including programming just for kids, family-friendly guestrooms, gourmet dining child-approved kids’ menus, among others. The full awards list can be found online at https://www.10best.com/awards/travel/best-family-resort/.
Hawks Cay offers a variety of accommodations for families of all sizes from two- and three-bedroom villas with full kitchens to family rooms with a king bed for the adults and bunk beds for the kids. For reservations or to take advantage of Hawks Cay Resort special offers, please visit https://www.hawkscay.com/special-offers or call 1-888-395-5539.
About Hawks Cay Resort
A recipient of the prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award and a member of the Preferred Hotel Group Lifestyle Collection, Hawks Cay Resort is located on Duck Key in the Middle Florida Keys. Situated roughly halfway between Key Largo and Key West at mile marker 61, this 60-acre, tropical destination is easily accessible by car, boat or plane yet feels worlds away from everyday life. Alongside the aquamarine water of the Atlantic Ocean, guests enjoy offshore, flats and backcountry fishing; diving; kayaking and standup paddle-boarding programs; Cliff Drysdale tennis program, and the only resort-based Dolphin Connection program with complimentary daily viewings in the continental U.S. The resort boasts 177 guestrooms and 250 two- and three-bedroom villas, a full-service marina, six restaurants, saltwater lagoon, five swimming pools, kid and teen clubs and the award-winning Calm Waters Spa. For more information, please visit https://www.hawkscay.com/.