Compared to other locations in Florida, Key West is more isolated and tranquil, and for many travellers, this will be music to their ears! And yet, it is an area rich in history and activities, perfect for when you want plenty of things to do but at your own pace.
Only 90 miles north of Cuba, you’ll see a lot of different influences here. If you are looking for a holiday with a difference, then Key West is the perfect location. Key West hotels and packages offer some of the best value Florida holiday packages you will come across, something that is true whether you are travelling solo or as a couple, as a group of friends or as a family.
Key West has been home to many famous faces including Ernest Hemingway, Tennessee Williams and Elizabeth Bishop. As well as historic attractions to visit and enjoy, there are world-class restaurants at which to dine along with plenty of pubs and night entertainment to experience, including musicals and comedy shows. There are plenty of sightseeing tours and cruises too.
It is a fantastic place for lovers of the sea as it is close to the only living reef in North America. The palm-lined Key West oceanfront offers a variety of events over the year including fishing tournaments, where records are set and broken, to a variety of parades and festivals. Key West all-inclusive holiday deals offer excellent value for money – you’ll find that every detail is taken care of, making your Key West holiday something to remember.
Key West is popular with families as well as those that are keen outdoor enthusiasts, including divers and snorkelers, as there are many water sport activities on offer here for people of all ages, children included. There are many places of interest such as the Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Gardens and the Dry Tortugas National Park.
If you want a get-away-from-it-all holiday to unwind and relax, there are also various spas here too, perfect for having the stresses and strains of modern life massaged away! The island community here has a philosophy – ‘one human family’ – which emphasises just how warm and welcoming the community of Key West is to visitors.
Key West has its own airport too, Key West International Airport, located in Monroe County just two miles east of Key West. Transport links include bus services and locally run shuttle buses, as well as limousine services and train options. There is also the ferry and plenty of opportunities for private boat hire too.