As your heart billows with love from your gorgeous wedding and you embark on the newest chapter of your life with your dearest companion, consider Key West the perfect honeymoon destination to celebrate your marriage. A Key West honeymoon means pristine beaches, oceanic adventures, high-end lodging and much more. Put your sun-kissed romance on display for the whole island to see as you indulge in the lavish attractions around every corner. From the deep blue sea to the sun high in the sky, a Key West honeymoon is the perfect first memory for a loving marriage.
Places to Stay
A popular tourist destination for any occasion, there is an array of lodging options just perfect for your Key West honeymoon. Even with all the excitement throughout the island, you may find yourself not wanting to leave your room for more reasons than one.
RESORTS IN PARADISE
With a number of resorts throughout the island city, skip the hassle of planning your Key West honeymoon. Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, the Ocean Key Resort and Spa is a wonderful place to stay when visiting paradise. Adjacent to Mallory Square in historic Old Town Key West, the resort and spa has a distinct history of hosting artists, authors, and characters of all kinds. Featuring local art and eclectic hand-painted furnishings, each room features a private balcony and views of the Gulf of Mexico or Key West’s historic Duval Street. Bond with your partner over a divine couple’s massage at the renowned spa, or enjoy a beautiful waterfront dining experience at one of their three on-site restaurants. Arriving to the Conch Republic by boat? The Opal Key Resort and Marina should be at the top of your list! The spacious waterfront resort features state of the art entertainment and amenities, comfortably situated just steps away from Mallory Sqaure. The resorts stylish accommodations offer serene views of the ocean or pool, showcasing a contemporary design that highlights the relaxed ambiance of paradise. The Opal Key Resort and Marina also offers it’s guests three incredible dining options on site, providing a delicious variety of flavors of paradise. With each resort offering premium amenities coupled with a stylish and cozy atmosphere, deciding on a Key West honeymoon is an oceanfront breeze.
A year-round tourist hub, the luxury hotels in Key West are some of the finest in the country. There is no better way to feel like royalty and nurture your love than with the sublime accommodations of Key West luxury hotels. Enjoy the oversized suites of Santa Maria Suites. With full kitchens and bathrooms that make you feel like you’re on a spa day, you may very well be happy spending the entirety of your Key West honeymoon in the room. Other options include the poolside service of Southernmost Beach Resort. Here, guests are offered concierge services, as well as three hotel pools, a spa and a soothing hot tub. Between activities, enjoy the view with your loved one from your very own private balcony. Spend your Key West honeymoon lavishly with Key West luxury hotels.
Staying on a private island in the Florida Keys is the absolute pinnacle of luxury. On your Key West honeymoon, make sure you and your partner leave nothing on the table when it comes to having the most decadent experience possible. Arrive where you’ll be staying on your very own private charter and step off the boat ready to celebrate your new union in style. Sunset Key Cottages, located on an exclusive 27-acre island off of Key West, provides guests with amenities straight out of a fairy tale. Share an oceanfront dinner with your partner as the steady tide serenades you throughout your meal. Be reminded every evening of how this secluded piece of paradise got the name Sunset Key as the colors blend in the sky like they did on Monet’s palette. Or, perhaps Van Gogh is more your style, and the night sky dotted with stars just so is your muse — an unforgettable evening of camping on Dry Tortugas Island could make for a unique Key West honeymoon experience. Whatever your fancy may be, there is a Key West private island ready to tickle it.
B & Bs
For the newlyweds with a preference for the quaint and refined, Key West B & Bs are built on the subtle details that make guests feel like they are home while being overcome with that classic vacation relaxation. Located just a few minutes from the iconic Southernmost Point Buoy is the Key West Bed and Breakfast. This three-story Victorian home takes guests to a simpler time, and with its proximity to bustling Duval Street and the Historic Seaport, there won’t be a single dull moment on your Key West honeymoon. Enjoy your morning coffee on the heartwarming wraparound porch as the palm trees are swayed and rustled by the breeze rolling in off the ocean. Take a dip in the pristine pool, or sunbathe while holding hands on the tropically decorated pool deck. Or, a stone’s throw from the legendary Hemingway House and Museum is The Conch House Heritage Inn. Here, honeymooners can toast to their new union over complementary breakfast with complementary mimosas. Put on the soft bathrobes the folks at The Conch House Heritage Inn laid out just for you and cozy up in your adorable room. A bed and breakfast will make you feel like your whole life has been leading up to your serene Key West honeymoon.
Now that you and your partner have found the perfect place to stay on your Key West honeymoon, it’s time to fill your itinerary with exciting activities perfect for a couple of lovebirds. Down in Key West, where the sun seems to always shine and the water is always warm, there is no shortage of ways to celebrate the start of the newest chapter in your life. Here are some that we can highly recommend.
Fury Bike Rentals
A bicycle tour of Key West is a fine way to put the wind in your hair and a little color on your cheeks. With Fury bike rentals, you can ride around the island to see exactly what you want to see, exactly when you want to see it. Nobody should be calling the shots on your Key West honeymoon except for you. Take your bikes down to the Shops at Mallory Square and load up on souvenirs for your loved ones back home. Ride right past a stunning piece of history at the Truman Little White House and stop every so often to have a little kiss under the sun. Set an adventurous tone on your Key West honeymoon with Fury bike rentals.
Explore a Private Island
Even if you aren’t staying there, exploring a private island on your Key West honeymoon is sure to fill your trip with wonder. With all kinds of excursions and activities available at Sunset Key and Dry Tortugas Island, you and your loved one could dedicate a whole day to each. Find a launching point for a lover’s paddleboarding adventure or an offshore dive. Enjoy the private beaches and undisturbed pockets of nature with your beloved. The private islands of the Florida Keys are sure to facilitate the romance and whimsy synonymous with a Key West honeymoon.
Fury Commotion on the Ocean Sunset Sail
Where there’s absolutely nothing more romantic than a Key West sunset, embark on the one-of-a-kind Fury Commotion on the Ocean Sunset Sail. Set sail with live music, refreshing drinks and a bustling celebration of all things good as the sun tucks itself in for the evening. Take a moment to hold your partner close and admire the gorgeous sky above, and then dance the night away to the infectious rhythms of the live band. With great cause to celebrate on your Key West honeymoon, trust Fury Commotion on the Ocean Sunset Sail to help you along.
Relax at One of the Many Beaches
Where it’s sunny year-round, take a day on your Key West honeymoon to load up on vitamin D on one of the many serene beaches. Take a romantic walk along the shore and feel the cool, wet sand between your toes. Swim in the turquoise waters and throw a cheeky little splash your partner’s way. Key West beaches are teeming with romance and prove the perfect place to relax as a newly married couple.
Visit a Spa
Two words: couple’s massage. There is absolutely nothing more romantic than pampering each other at a world-class spa on your Key West honeymoon. With a number of hotels and resorts offering on-site spas, finding the right place to get a mud mask, foot rub and full mani-pedi is definitely out there. Rejuvenate your skin while it’s nice and primed from all that sun. Experience the height of luxury on a Key West spa day.
Enjoy the Shops and Restaurants
It only stands to reason that the fishing capital of the world also has restaurants that boast an array of fresh, delicious seafood items. The restaurants all down Duval Street and the Historic Seaport provide guests with an array of dining experiences, all sure to augment the romance of an already unforgettable evening. Before dinner and after lunch, be sure to check out the Shops at Mallory Square to gather those precious mementos to remember your Key West honeymoon.
Fun Water Activities
It’s not a trip to Key West if you don’t get out on the ocean! Here are a few fun water activities to ensure you get the most out of your Key West honeymoon.
Fury Island Adventure Eco Tour
This tour is perfect for the marine-life lovers out there, bringing guests face to face with some of the most fascinating wildlife Key West has to offer. Peruse the sandbars of Key West for something you’ve never seen before guided by the experts at Fury.
Fury’s Jet Ski Tour
Fury has taken the excitement of Jet Skis and made it perfect for your Key West honeymoon with two-person Jet Skis! Take a romantic and exciting Jet Ski tour of the waters surrounding Key West. Air it out and see how fast those babies can go, or just cruise to take in as much as you can. Either way, Fury’s Jet Ski Tour brings you to the action.
What could be more romantic than flying high above the sea with your one true love? Fury Parasailing gives you an incomparable bird’s-eye view of the ocean and creates an experience you and your beloved will remember forever. Fury Parasailing is a must on your Key West honeymoon.
Fury’s Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Get up close and personal with the only living reef in North America while staying dry. Fury’s Glass Bottom Boat Tour is a one-of-a-kind experience that answers the age-old maritime question “ What do you think’s under the boat right now?” Open your eyes to the wonders of the deep blue sea with Fury’s Glass Bottom Boat Tours.
When is the best time to visit Key West?
The winter months of December to March are usually when people want to visit the sunny island of Key West; however, there is truly no bad time to visit.
Is Key West a good honeymoon destination?
Key West is a great honeymoon destination. There’s no better place in the continental United States to feel romance on island time. Pristine beaches, all kinds of lodging accommodations and the best sunsets on the East Coast, a Key West honeymoon oozes romance.
Can you walk to most destinations?
If you plan your days with a little bit of finesse, you could enjoy quite a few attractions all within walking distance of one another. However, you will likely need some mode of transportation at one point or another to maximize your Key West experience. A Fury Bike or Golf Cart Rental is a perfect way to get around the island.
Is five days too long in Key West?
It depends. Do you think you’ll take less than five days to be sick of an island paradise? There is so much to do in Key West, you could stay for over a month and never do the same thing twice.
What is the cheapest month to visit Key West?
Key West sees its slow season in the autumn months of September & October and November.