Half of the very small island is owned by homeowners, the other half is allocated for rentals of one-, two-, three-, and four-bedroom cottages.
Having gotten a tour of all these types of cottages, I think they would make excellent accommodation for a number of gatherings, from DIY queer writers retreats to marriage parties. Key West is an optimal destination for east coast residents looking to get away without leaving the mainland—and without breaking the bank.
The kitchen is completely equipped to prepare any meal with all of the tools and appliances you'll need for a dining experience with the whole group. French doors off the living room and kitchen open to the cool waters of the sparkling private pool and heated spa with waterfall feature, the perfect place to take a dip and unwind after a day exploring.
Since the early twentieth century, Key West, in particular, has served as an oasis for the gay community, as well as artists, writers, and those seeking an alternative to a mainland mentality.
As the southernmost point in the continental United States, Key West by its very nature imparts a sense of detachment—for those wanting to “get away” and “cut loose,” from the daily grind where being gay is OK, there is arguably no better place in the U. Despite the increasing assimilation and gentrification (and heterogenization) of LGBT spaces, ladies still have their lesbian-centric Womenfest in September, which features the Kelly Mc Gillis offers compact cars for /day) and drive to the Keys via the Overseas Highway, one of the most scenic drives in the U. Otherwise, if your goal is to zip into Key West for a steamy, quick weekend, you should take the hopper flight from Miami to , a stylish newly renovated and reopened resort that offers travelers a surprising touch of elegance and urbanity in the area’s other more traditional accommodation offerings.
Here you can swim in the pool or, via Amara Cay Resort’s private beach, jump right into the warm Atlantic and frolic among the pelicans, who are mesmerizing to watch in flight or during their feeding routine, in which they dive-bomb into the water to scoop up the plentiful fish.
Nom away like it’s your last meal—because after you eat it I guarantee you won’t be wanting any more food for the rest of the day. Bahia Honda, nestling the joint where the two main bodies of water meet, has gorgeous turquoise water.
The beach is inside a state park, so there are showers and restrooms, and there’s even a gift shop.