The best Florida getaway for couples can be found here in the Florida Keys. And spanning 60 acres in the heart of the Keys is Hawks Cay Resort on secluded Duck Key. Surrounded by translucent waters, the resort’s lush tropical setting, exceptional amenities and luxurious Caribbean-themed accommodations make it one of the best Florida resorts for couples. The island hideaway feels far flung and exotic, yet it’s an easy, scenic drive from Key West, Miami and Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood international airports. Here you can lounge together on silken beaches, frosty cocktails in hand, explore coral reefs beneath sparkling ocean waves and enjoy playtime pleasures that only paradise can provide.
Couples looking for the perfect romantic escape will find it at Hawks Cay Resort.
Couples looking for the perfect romantic escape will find it at Hawks Cay Resort. Its treasure trove of personalized services, resort activities and exclusive amenities are all designed to inspire intimate moments and ignite romance. Upon arrival, enter your spacious guestroom, suite or villa to find your pre-arranged bottle of chilled sparkling wine or cider and chocolate-covered strawberries for two. Step out onto your private furnished balcony or lanai to snuggle together and soak up breathtaking ocean or lush tropical garden views.
Whether you’re a couple that loves to stay active, prefers to laze in the sun...
Whether you’re a couple that loves to stay active, prefers to laze in the sun, or you enjoy a combination of both, Hawks Cay Resort provides an array of activities that allow you to fill your days with as much or as little activity as you wish. If the two of you are feeling playful, join in the fun of the Love & Romance Scavenger Hunt, or the Happy Couple Game Show. Sip Champagne and purchase a special memento to commemorate your romantic interlude, when you explore the shops of Hawks Cay during the Champagne Shopping Tour. If you’re willing to share your hugs and kisses, the two of you can participate in our private Dolphin Trainer for a Day program. Together, you’ll get up close and personal with the Atlantic bottlenose dolphin family that lives in our lagoon. Our expert Dolphin Connection team will guide you in caring for and training the dolphins. And you’ll savor the once-in-a-lifetime experience of hand-feeding them small fish and special treats during this exclusive behind-the-scenes experience.
If you and your honey share a passion for fishing, the two of you can book...
If you and your honey share a passion for fishing, the two of you can book a fishing charter and head to the deep waters to you battle sailfish, troll the reefs for grouper, or stalk the shallow backcountry for bonefish. Afterwards, against an ocean backdrop, raise glasses of wine to toast the day and each other as you relish your perfectly prepared fresh catches over a romantic meal at Angler & Ale. Learn to harness the wind together during a thrilling kiteboard ride. Let us pack you a boxed picnic lunch so you can spend an entire day together on the water. Take in scenic vistas as you paddle by kayak or stand-up paddleboard along serene channels, beneath bridges and among the gnarled roots of exotic mangrove forest surrounding deserted Tom’s Island. Enter the enchanting splendor of the only living coral barrier reef in the continental U.S. Slip into the warm, azure waters of the Atlantic to snorkel among fascinating sea creatures and rainbows of tropical reef fish that live in this pristine sanctuary. More adventurous souls can go deeper with SNUBA® for a closer look at the colorful canyons and mountains of living rock that play host to spiny lobsters and scuttling horseshoe crabs.
Take a break from exploring the treasures of the tropics and treat yourselves to a day of relaxing island bliss.
Take a break from exploring the treasures of the tropics and treat yourselves to a day of relaxing island bliss. Early risers can start by picking up cups of fresh-brewed Starbucks coffee and a flaky pastry at on-site Island Time Coffee Bar. Then settle into chairs at the Saltwater Lagoon to witness the sunrise wash the seascape in glowing hues of pink and rose. Afterwards, the two of you can stroll down to the Marina to watch the fisherman sail out for the day. Spend your afternoon lazing around the resort pools. And when you begin to crave that irresistible blend of rum, coconut and tropical fruits juices in our signature Goombay Smash, or you both start feeling hungry, helpful wait staff are by your side in an instant, ready to take your order. If you actually do feel like moving, wander over to our adults only poolside Oasis Cay and sit at a table to enjoy your lunch. Or step up to the Tiki Bar for a cool drink, such as one of our bartender John’s mouthwatering mojitos. Then it’s back to your busy afternoon of basking in the sun. You and your partner can truly pamper yourselves with a visit to our award-winning Calm Waters Spa. Before your treatment, cuddle together in our relaxation area while sipping refreshing fruit-infused water. Then enter one of our couple’s suites for soothing side-by-side spa treatments inspired by the natural ingredients and aromas of the islands. Consider a couple’s massage, or our decadent Key Lime Mojito body treatment delivered beneath a warm, gentle rain shower to soothe your senses.
Among the resort’s five pools, the secluded Tranquility Pool offers an adults-only oasis
Among the resort’s five pools, the secluded Tranquility Pool offers an adults-only oasis. Enhance your romantic experience still further when you reserve a private cabana, stocked with chilled water and delicious fresh fruit. Watch dolphins frolic nearby from lounge chairs in the sand beside Hawks Cay Resort’s exclusive ocean-fed Saltwater Lagoon. And watch vibrant sunset colors melt into the sea while lounging together at Sunset Pool.
Embrace the flavors of the islands with dishes that meld fresh local ingredients...
Embrace the flavors of the islands with dishes that meld fresh local ingredients, the talents of world-renowned chefs and this unrivaled setting in the tropics, to create an unforgettable dining experience. Dress up for an elegant dinner out at Sixy-One Prime restaurant. Choose from a menu of bold Latin dishes seasoned with island spices and flavors of the Caribbean, while savoring appetizers and a hand-crafted specialty cocktail such as our Brazilian Sunset, a delectable blend of vanilla-soaked Leblon Cachaça and pineapple. Enjoy a sweet ending to your meal by sharing a dessert like our bread pudding laced with caramelized bananas and served with scrumptious dulce de leche ice cream. After dinner, kick back by the fire pit Hawks Cay style, with a selection from our international rum menu. Enjoy a truly special experience by allowing us to prepare you a private dinner for two, either in your own room, or outside beneath a heavenly blanket of stars. Or perhaps the two of you would like to go low-key and just spend some time alone. If that’s the case, order pizza from Puglisi Pizza along with a few craft beers to carry out onto the beach for an intimate evening picnic.
Welcome the end of each perfect day with a perfect night. Set sail on a dreamy sunset cruise.
Welcome the end of each perfect day with a perfect night. Set sail on a dreamy sunset cruise. Toast the end of another glorious day in the Keys with glasses of sparkling Champagne as you both watch the sun sear its fiery path across the water before slipping beneath the ocean in a blaze of vivid color. Relax by the Resort Pool and get lost in the romance of a classic old movie during Throw Back Thursday Dive-in Movie night. Or stop by the towel stand to pick out a board game for two, then settle in beside the crackling fire to talk softly together while you play. Afterwards, wander slowly back to your room beneath a starlit sky, serenaded by the susurrus of the waves as you appreciate another amazing evening in the Keys. If your idea of the best Florida getaways for couples is action-packed days on the water or simply relaxing and enjoying each other amid a beautiful Caribbean backdrop, you’ll find your every wish fulfilled in the romantic paradise of Hawks Cay Resort. It’s the best resort in Florida for couples to make memories that will last a lifetime.
The resort’s location in the center of the Florida Keys makes for easy day trips to Key West.
The resort’s location in the center of the Florida Keys makes for easy day trips to Key West. Art lovers will enjoy viewing Gallery on Greene’s collections of fine art by local and Cuban artists, including Captain Donnie Simonini’s distinctive island-themed jewelry made with coins from the El Cazador shipwreck. And tucked in the heart of Old Town Key West, you can visit The Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum. Take a guided tour around the rooms where the Nobel Prize-winning author lived and wrote for more than 10 years. Roam the well-tended gardens and give a friendly pat on the head to any of the more than 40, six-toed cats who now live in the late legend’s home. Visit Key West’s Mallory Square two hours before sunset to join in the famous Key West Sunset Celebration. The historic nightly event has been commemorated in famous works of art, stories, poems and photographs. Watch the sky’s vibrant transformation as the setting sun sinks into the Gulf of Mexico horizon. Marvel alongside people from all over the world as you’re entertained by the captivating talents of street magicians, jugglers, artists and local musicians. For a truly unique experience, book a private tour at nearby Aquarium Encounters. Choose the Coral Reef Private Snorkel or Dive to interact with a variety of marine fish, and come face-to-face with five species of shark through a safe, plexiglass divider. Witness the drama of the food chain and enjoy the unrivaled experience of feeding sharks and other predatory fish while in the water.