Key West: The Best Destination For a Family Vacation

25Choosing the right destination for a family vacation can often be a challenging task with so many factors to consider: will there be enough activities to keep all ages entertained? Are the accommodations spacious enough, and will the weather be invitingly warm every day? Key West has all the right answers that will soon see the stress of planning a family vacation slip away faster than a WaveRunner can whizz you round the island! Here are our top reasons why Parrot Key Hotel& Villas is the ideal destination for a family vacation. Call 888-665-6368 to speak with an onsite vacation planner or Book Online Now >

1. Make Waves in Crystal-Clear Waters

There is an activity to excite every age group in the waters surrounding Key West, whether it’s spotting Bottlenose Dolphins, discovering an undersea safari on a snorkeling trip, paddle boarding through the calm ocean, making a splash on a jet ski or touring the island on a WaveRunner. With so many packages available, families can take advantage of Parrot Key Hotel & Villas discounts on a huge number of Key West water activities.

Save on a WaveRunner tour around Key West with pre-arrival discounts which accommodates two people per WaveRunner, making it ideal for families to enjoy together. What’s more, it sets off right from our dock so you don’t need to travel far to find adventure in the water. You can also set off from the Parrot Key dock on your own kayak and paddleboard, which can be rented from our water-sports booth.

2. Unwind in Spacious Suites

One of the reasons why Parrot Key is rated among the best Key West family resorts, is that we offer the largest hotel rooms on the island. The property also features spacious two-bedroom suites and three-bedroom suites that are ideal for families looking to sprawl out in style.

3. Relax Poolside

We know how much families love spending time together poolside, which is why we have created not just one perfect pool to lounge around, but four! Each of our four sparkling pools is nestled in a tropical garden oasis and surrounded by fun art sculptures that you and your children will love. Throughout the day, we can keep you topped up with delicious snacks and island drinks from The Grove Kitchen & Bar which also serves breakfast and lunch. View The Grove.

4. Take Time Out On Sandy Terraces

Everyone loves to build a sand castle, no matter how old you are. Take it easy on Parrot Key Hotel & Villas’ white-sand sunbathing terraces by building castles, reading books, soaking up the waterfront views and breathing in the tropical scent of the Florida Keys. It’s safe for children to play on the terraces as there is no water access. View our suites and villas

5. Save More With Special Offers and Discounts

From booking early and paying in advance, to staying longer and saving more – Parrot Key offers a number of special offers throughout the year to help you plan your family vacation with a super discount. See our latest special offers

6) Venture Out to the Best Key West Attractions

Parrot Key is perfectly positioned to strike the balance between family relaxation and discovering popular Key West attractions. Tucked away in its own safe tropical oasis, the hotel is located just three miles from Old Town making it easy to reach a range of family attractions. Popular days out include the unforgettable Conch Tour TrainKey West Aquarium, and the Key West Butterfly & Nature ConservatoryView nearby Key West family attractions

7) Celebrate Stunning Key West Sunsets

Bringing the family together for a picturesque sunset over the Florida Keys will become one of your favorite memories from your Key West vacation. Head out onto your private balcony to toast the evening sky, or capture the atmosphere at the family-friendly Key West Sunset Celebration at Mallory Square which takes place every day. For a truly special family experience, book a Sunset Cruise to watch the sun go down from the top deck of a 65ft Gold Coast Yacht.

8) Find Adventures on the Beach

Families love heading to Smathers Beach on Parrot Key Hotel & Villas’ complimentary shuttle service. Just a five-minute drive away, you will all be indulged in a range of activities on offer through our watersports provider, Sunset Watersports. You can do as much or as little as you like, so whether you choose to simply relax on the powder-soft sand, rent a kayak, book a diving trip or go parasailing, time on Smathers Beach is all yours.

9) Privacy in Standalone Units With No Hallways

Don’t worry about disrupting the neighbors. Each individual guestroom, suite or villa at Parrot Key Hotel & Villas has its own entrance with no hallways so your little ones can run free on vacation. The units also offer ample privacy, with an at-home feel for you and your family. View our Key West accommodations

10) Discover the Best Local Events

A weekend rarely goes by without an event to keep families entertained in Key West. From food festivals and theater productions, to live music events and powerboat races on the waterfront, Key West hosts a fantastic range of entertainment to add extra fun to your family vacation.

Find out more about Key West events and things to do while you’re here.

Call 888-665-6368 to speak with an onsite vacation planner or Book Online Now >


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