When you’ve been longing for your dream vacation, you’ll want to maximize every moment of your time in this sub-tropical haven during your stay. Parrot Key Resort is not only minutes away from the energetic buzz of Key West and the beautiful beaches framing the island; it is also home to a variety of relaxing – and adventurous – activities that will keep you indulged and entertained during your entire vacation.
Here are our top activities you can enjoy right here at the hotel when you visit our very own slice of Key West paradise.
Tour the Island Through on the Water
Explore Key West from the ocean with a local guide on a refreshing 25-mile WaveRunner tour. You’ll set off right from the Parrot Key dock and head around the Southernmost Point of the USA, taking in the submarine pits, stopping at a sand bar and having a chance to free-style on the one-and-a half-hour tour. You can currently save $75 on a 25-mile WaveRunner tour around Key West which accommodates two people per WaveRunner, making it ideal for families to enjoy together this summer.
Set Sail at Your Own Speed
Rent a kayak or paddleboard from Parrot Key Resort, and you’ll soon be setting off from our dock to glide through the calm waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Keep an eye out for beautiful aquatic birds, including the Great Blue Heron and White Ibis, while a colorful collection of fish share the water with you. Our Aqua Fit Package which will give you 50% off the resort’s paddleboard and kayak experience this summer.
Rise and Shine… and Stretch
Whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced pro to this popular form of fitness, all guests are welcome to join the Parrot Key Resort Poolside Yoga class. You will feel energized, refreshed and ready for action (or further poolside relaxation), after a yoga session surrounded by the tropical gardens of our poolside paradise. We’ll see you at 10am Thursdays for your daily dose of body strengthening yoga. Each session is $10.
Keep it “Wheel” in Key West
Feel the balmy breeze through your hair as you discover Key West like a local on two wheels. Our bicycle rentals are available from the Parrot Key Resort watersports pavilion and offer one of the most rewarding ways to explore the island, from its quirky side streets to the traffic-free Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail.
The Happiest of Happy Hours… With Live Music
Every hour of Island Time is happy in Key West, so just you wait until you experience Happy Hour at Café Blue! We’re here to boost your vacation feel-good factor and offer you daily two-for-one discounts on our carefully-crafted cocktails between 5pm and 7pm. We also offer live music Thursday – Sunday from 4pm until 6pm.
Our sandy terraces offer the perfect hangout space for lazy days in the tropical sunshine. Whether you choose to build sand castles with the kids, read a book in the shade, or drift off for an afternoon siesta, you can now enjoy use of our comfy hammocks. You’ll find six dotted around the sandy terraces, so put your feet up and take it easy Key West-style.
We know how much guests love to relax poolside and stay cool, so we have not just one pool but four to choose from. Each of our sparkling pools is hidden among a lush, tropical oasis offering the ultimate in relaxation and privacy. Whether you choose to just sun-lounge or submerge under the water, you’ll feel revived by the surrounding air and sense of seclusion.
Celebrate Sunset in Style
The spectacular Florida Keys’ sunset will remain high on your list of favorite vacation memories. At Parrot Key Resort, you can enjoy the setting sun right from our very own Sunset Pier which creates the perfect spot for an evening glass of wine while you soak up the sight of the sky bursting with the vibrant colors of the Florida Keys.
And finally, for something truly sweet and irresistible this summer you can celebrate all things Key Lime at the 5th Annual Key Lime Festival from Saturday July 1st through Tuesday 4th. Highlights of the festival include the popular Key Lime Sip and Stroll, the Key Lime Pie Hop which showcases the best places in town to try Key Lime Pie, and the much-anticipated Key Lime Pie Eating Championships. The whole family will be entertained during this four-day celebration of Key West’s much-loved tangy-sweet fruit. For more information about the island’s most delicious summer festival, visit www.keylimefestival.com.
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