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Visit Key West and enjoy up to 25% Savings on 2-bedroom suites! With two bedrooms, you can enjoy an an escape with friends, family, or seniors traveling together in such spacious suites. Use the link below to book this offer now before the sale ends on August 24th, 2013. Choose from travel dates between now and December. Find the best offers in September or by calling our onsite vacation planners at 877-676-1826.
NOTE: THE 72-HOUR SALE IS FOR 2-BEDROOM SUITES
- 2-Bedroom Garden View Suite: From $179/Night
- 2-Bedroom Waterfront Suite: From $199/Night
- Second bedroom comes in double twin or queen bed options
BOOK BY AUGUST 24TH FOR STAYS NOW THROUGH DECEMBER, 2013.
CALL 877-676-1826 TODAY!
Terms: Rates are subject to availability and frequent change. Black out dates and restrictions apply. Above rates do not reflect $25.00 per night resort fee and 12.5% applicable tax. Advertised 25% discount available most Sundays – Thursdays August through December 19 with lesser discount available on weekends.
Deposit Policy: 72 Hour Sale reservations require a full non-refundable deposit equal to all nights and resort fees, plus 12.5% tax. A100% deposit will be taken at the time of booking. Deposit is nonrefundable and nontransferable.
Cancellation Policy: 72 Hour Sale reservations are nonrefundable. If this reservation is cancelled, a refund will not be issued. Dates are final.
SAVE 15% ON WEEKDAYS: RATES FROM $119/NT
Welcome to weekday paradise! For a limited time, you can enjoy rates from $119/night on Sundays through Thursdays with our Key West Weekday Sale.
Visit Parrot Key Resort and discover simple savings, simple luxury and simply amazing Key West adventures. Get lost in a tropical garden oasis with four sparkling pools, dive into exciting watersports, or just unwind at the beach with our new shuttle service to Smathers Beach. Relax, with the largest hotel rooms in Key West on a romantic retreat, or bring your friends and space out in our large one and two-bedroom suites.
CALL 855-209-0608 TO SPEAK WITH AN ON-SITE VACATION PLANNER
NOTE: The $119 rate is available weekdays in September
WEEKDAY SALE SAVINGS
• Garden Guestrooms from $119/night
• Garden One-Bedroom Suites from $152/night
• Garden Two-Bedroom Suites from $195/night
• Garden Three-Bedroom Villa from $280/night
• Waterfront Guestrooms from $135/night
• Waterfront One-Bedroom Suites from $169/night
• Waterfront Two-Bedroom Suites from $212/night
• Waterfront Three-Bedroom Villa from $322/night
BOOK ONLINE NOW or Call 855-209-0608
Terms: Rates do not include daily resort fee of $25/night or applicable 12.5% taxes. The Weekday Sale is subject to limited availability. Rates and availability are subject to change.
With less than a month to go until summer vacation ends (insert sad face), we’re giving you the chance to squeeze in that last minute summer vacation with a range of savings in August from $129/nt. If it’s Labor Day offers that you’re after, we have rates from $199/nt in late August.
But the biggest deal of all is in September when you can enjoy a waterfront suite from $159/nt (shhhh… this one won’t last long).
And if you’re already planning for a fall escape, we’re rewarding guests for booking in advance with fall rates from $119/nt. Make sure to check out our seniors fall getaway package as well with complimentary breakfast and a free Key West Vacation Pass.
All of these great deals won’t last long so call our onsite vacation planners today and we’ll do the work to help you find the best deals. Or you can click here to chat with a vacation planner during our office hours.
Call 855-327-7200 today
*These offers are on sale as of August 1, 2013 for a very limited time and are subject to change based on availability.
Fans of unique beers and ales can sample more than 150 varieties including unique microbrews at the fourth annual Key West BrewFest, set for Thursday, Aug. 29, through Monday, Sept. 2. The schedule features brew-focused dinners, craft beer tastings and seminars, pool parties, a lavish tasting festival on the beach and other enticements for thirsty attendees.
The Labor Day weekend celebration benefits the Key West Sunrise Rotary Club of the Conch Republic. Beers range from intriguingly named offerings such as Monk in the Trunk and Woodchuck Draft Cider to local favorite Key West Sunset Ale and specialties from the Florida Keys Brewing Company.
Pre-festival events begin Wednesday, Aug. 28, with a home brew contest at Old Town Manor, 511 Eaton St., and a beer and rum dinner at the Rum Barrel, 528 Front St.
Friday evening includes “tap takeovers” at Sloppy Joe’s Bar, 201 Duval St., and Krawl Off Duval, 506 Southard St. The festival’s centerpiece is Saturday from 4-8 p.m. when the BrewFest Signature Tasting Festival takes place with more than 150 beers from around the world. The event is located on Key West’s South Beach at the Atlantic Ocean end of Duval Street. Admission is $35 per person in advance, $40 at the door, or $75 for entry to the tasting and a 3 p.m. VIP hour.
Nighttime parties, a beer market, dinners and even beer breakfasts and brunches at Key West restaurants round out BrewFest’s attractions for lager lovers.
Event information and ticketing: www.keywestbrewfest.com or 305-295-6519
Images compliments of www.keywestbrewfest.com
Revelers can unleash hidden heroics or devious alter egos Friday, Oct. 18, through Sunday, Oct. 27, during Key West’s annual Fantasy Fest celebration. Themed “Super Heroes, Villains… & Beyond,” the 2013 festival features 10 days of masquerade balls, costume contests, parties and uninhibited escapades, all climaxing in an epic grand parade set for Saturday, Oct. 26.
To book a room at Parrot Key Resort, dial (877) 684-5095.
Event organizers encourage 2013 participants to design floats and costumes around the festival theme.
They might take inspiration from caped crusaders or cartoon foes, mythic gods and monsters, “good guys” from the silver screen or denizens of the dark side.
In addition, Key West’s Caribbean roots are to be celebrated with Friday and Saturday’s Goombay street party in historic Bahama Village.
Throughout the festival, themed costume competitions are planned to draw competitors ranging from single super-humans to dynamic duos and groups. The schedule also includes a pirate bash, a rock-and-roll burlesque musical, a “Halos & Horns” soiree and parties for the valiant and villainous alike.
The spotlight shines on Key West’s renowned Duval Street Friday as vendors of costumes, arts and crafts, food and libations star in the mile-long Fantasy Fest Street Fair. In addition, the Masquerade March draws masked and costumed evildoers and action heroes for an exuberant walking parade.
The clash between superheroes and scoundrels is to culminate Saturday, Oct. 26, during the Captain Morgan Fantasy Fest Parade through Key West’s historic “Gotham City” downtown. Tens of thousands of spectators converge to cheer the parade’s exotic marching groups, Caribbean bands, costumed characters and lavishly decorated motorized floats.
Event information: www.fantasyfest.com
Images compliments of the Florida Keys News Bureau / Andy Newman
Through Dec. 15, 2013, visitors to Key West can receive special values on museum and attraction admissions, excursions, water sports adventures, beverages and even accommodations by purchasing a Key West Vacation Pass from the Key West Attractions Association.
The $49 pass offers values on tickets for historic and museum attractions, sailing and snorkeling excursions, eco-tours, visits to nature facilities and more. Participating businesses and organizations include the Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, Conch Tour Train and Old Town Trolley, Schooner Adirondack, Key West Eco Tour, and Harry S. Truman Little White House.
Passes must be purchased online before arriving in Key West. Some blackout dates apply, as does a $6 shipping and handling fee.
For more information and to purchase passes, visit www.keywestattractions.org.
Mini lobster season (July 24th and 25th) is a Key West tradition that lasts only 48 hours each July when the Florida Keys are teeming with lobster lovers, clawing their way through coastal waters to catch the first fresh lobster of the season.
Mini Lobster Season Special Offer
Parrot Key Resort is offering 20% savings during mini lobster season dates when booking in advance. The 20% offer will only last this week before rates increase. Call 866-469-0347 to book the offer or to book a fishing charter for mini lobster season.
About Florida Keys Mini Lobster Season in July
If you’ve never taken part, you’re in for a treat starting July 24, 2013 at midnight for 48 hours only. The two day spiny lobster sport season is always the last consecutive Wednesday and Thursday in July. It begins at 12:01 am on the last Wednesday in July and ends at 12:00 midnight on the last Thursday in July.
This is just a ‘taste’ of the official lobster season which starts August 6th and lasts for eight months. Visit the Florida Fish and Wildlife website for full mini season details and regulations.
Lobsterfest in August
Lobster lovers are invited to sample the savory Florida crustacean during Key West Lobsterfest, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 8-11. The festival commemorates the start of the Florida Keys lobster season with a tasty “menu” of events highlighted by an open-air lobster feast on the island’s famed Duval Street.
Learn more about Lobsterfest which takes place during the regular lobster season in August.
Parrot Key Resort is now offering 3-bedroom Key West villas, great for families and friends traveling together. Upon entering the villa, there is a foyer with separate doors to the ground floor guest room and the second and third floor suite (which includes two bedrooms). The spacious ground floor guest room has two queen beds and the connecting suite features a living room, a second floor king master bedroom and a third floor bedroom with one queen bed. For your convenience, we have a variety of bed type combinations to best suit your party and you can choose from waterfront or garden views. Call our on-site vacation planners at (855) 327-7200 for planning assistance and to view additional bed type options. Please note that the villas do not have kitchens but a dry bar with mini fridge, coffee maker, microwave and toaster.
Lobster lovers are invited to sample the savory Florida crustacean during Key West Lobsterfest, scheduled Thursday through Sunday, Aug. 8-11. The festival commemorates the start of the Florida Keys lobster season with a tasty “menu” of events highlighted by an open-air lobster feast on the island’s famed Duval Street. To book a stay at Parrot Key Resort during the event, dial (855) 327-7200.
Key West Lobsterfest Event Info
The flavorful festivities kick off at 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, when lobster aficionados can gather at the Sunset Tiki Bar & Grille, 617 Front St., for a lavish lobster boil that also includes shrimp, andouille sausage, corn on the cob and new potatoes. Live entertainment and libation specials are to round out the evening’s action.
Known as spiny lobsters, the clawless crustaceans found in Keys waters offer sweet and tender meat. Lobster often is served steamed with drawn butter, baked and stuffed, in creamy bisque or cold in savory salads.
Fans can sample lobster dishes of all sorts at the Key West Lobsterfest Street Fair, set for noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, in the 100 through 500 blocks of Duval.
During the enticing festival “entrée,” chefs from as many as 20 local restaurants are to prepare lobster specialties ranging from tempting appetizers to traditional dinners with all the trimmings. Offerings feature fresh crustaceans caught by Florida Keys lobster fishermen.
Free Outdoor Concert
A free outdoor concert is slated for 1-11 p.m. with local, regional and national bands performing from a stage at the intersection of Duval and Greene streets. Attendees also can browse and buy art, crafts and merchandise from dozens of on-site vendors.
More Lobsterfest Events
Other Lobsterfest events include a lively party Friday, Aug. 9, at Rick’s/Durty Harry’s Entertainment Complex, 202 Duval St., a Friday night Duval Crawl and a mouthwatering lobster brunch Sunday, Aug. 11.
The crustacean celebration benefits a scholarship fund for Key West High School students.
Event information: www.keywestlobsterfest.com
Image compliments of KeyWestLobsterfest.com and video from Florida Keys TV
This summer, we’ve made family vacation planning simple by highlighting 10 reasons why families love Parrot Key Resort, along with money saving tips and offers below. Not only is Parrot Key one of the best family hotels in Key West, we offer the largest hotel rooms on the island, plus spacious one and two-bedroom Key West suites that are ideal for families.
If that’s not enough, kids love bouncing from one of four heated swimming pools and building sand castles on our white sand terraces. You won’t have to go far for breakfast and lunch with casual poolside dining at Cafe Blue, plus plenty of options for the kids. Families and children especially love watching a gorgeous Key West sunset from the popular Sunset Pier at our Key West hotel. We’ve also outlined several money-saving tips that your family will appreciate this summer. Call us today for vacation planning assistance at 888-974-8025.
1. SPACIOUS FAMILY SUITES
This summer you can enjoy plenty of wiggle room for the whole family in our spacious family suites which includes a master king bedroom, a living room, dry bar, and a twin room with two ensuite bathrooms.
The spacious living room features a 42″ flat screen TV, a dry bar area, mini-fridge, coffee maker and toaster.
Both the master king and twin bedrooms feature en-suite bathrooms, their own 27″ flat screen TVs and DVD players and WiFi access property wide.
MONEY SAVER: VIEW OUR SUMMER FAMILY SUITE SALE
2. FOUR SPARKLING POOLS
Choose from four sparkling pools with plenty of options for the kids. You will be nestled in a tropical garden oasis and surrounded by fun art objects that the children will love. At arm’s reach is our poolside Cafe Blue for breakfast, lunch and island drinks for mom and dad.
3. WATERFRONT VIEWS AND SUNSET PIER
Enjoy a family sunset from your waterfront balcony or watch the sun go down from our sunset pier while the kids play on our white sand terraces.
4. WHITE SAND TERRACES
Build a sand castle or just enjoy the sand between your toes with our white sand sunbathing terraces.
Mom and dad can enjoy ‘me time’ with waterfront views while the kids play in the sand. And don’t worry about safety–while we offer gorgeous waterfront views, there is no water access from our sandy terraces.
5. EXCITING ONSITE WATERSPORTS
Relax and unwind with family fun on a WaveRunner tour around Key West! Book our watersports activities onsite and save more when booking our summer watersports package.
MONEY SAVER: SAVE $30 THIS SUMMER ON WAVERUNNER RENTALS
6. CASUAL OUTDOOR POOLSIDE DINING
Enjoy casual island cuisine for the whole family from light bites, meals, island drinks, and sweet treats. Our poolside Cafe Blue offers everything from a breakfast fit for your little king or queen, to an island lunch that mom and dad won’t forget.
MONEY SAVER: GET $250 FOR FOOD AND DRINK
7. FUN AND COLORFUL ART OBJECTS
Discover an array of unique art objects throughout Parrot Key Resort that the kids will love.
From the striking butterfly puppets that hang in Café Blue to colorful garden sculptures, the art at Parrot Key captures the vibrant energy of the island and fuses it with the tropical setting of our Key West hotel.
8. STAND ALONE UNITS WITH NO HALLWAYS
Don’t worry about disrupting the neighbors. Each individual suite at Parrot Key Resort has its own entrance with no hallways so your little ones can run free.
The units also offer ample privacy, with an at-home feel for you and your family.
9. NEAR FAMILY ATTRACTIONS BUT OFF DUVAL STREET
Key West is an amazing family destination, but many families prefer to be located away from the nightlife of Duval Street. Parrot Key Resort is located three miles from Old Town, nestled in a safe tropical oasis that your family will love.
10. BUDGET ROOM OPTIONS FOR FAMILIES
If your budget is tight and you’re looking for a little less room than our family suites, you can also try a garden view double queen guest room. The garden view room is less expensive and still offers you the largest hotel room in Key West, with two queen beds, a garden porch and an ensuite bathroom.
Enjoy an ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower.
Watch the world go by from your private garden view porch.