How to Visit the Florida Keys with Kids

If you’re dreaming of a Key West vacation, why not bring the kids? Key West offers a wide variety of fun activities for the entire family. There’s no reason to leave anyone behind when your itinerary includes snorkeling, aquariums and even buried treasure! Read on to see how to create the perfect family vacation by visiting Key West with the kids.

The Perfect Place to Stay

Offering an exclusive deal for family’s traveling with kids, the Family Stay & Play Package at Cheeca Lodge is just what you need to unplug and reconnect with your loved ones on our legendary 27-acre tropical playground brimming with land and water-based activities and adventures. This package includes at least 2 nights in spacious suite accommodation, 20% off your choice of snorkel or sunset cruise excursion, two pizzas and two gelato sundaes of your choice at Mia Cucina, and a special keepsake 4×6 family photo to remember your vacation.

Book your stay now through December 22, 2019. Book Now

Adventurous Outdoor Activities

Spend the day on the water snorkeling, parasailing, jet skiing and more! Cheeca Lodge boasts a full­-service watersports facility right on property for Islamorada snorkeling tours, fishing and more. Let the professional staff at Cheeca Watersports help you plan a perfect day on the water.

Indoor & Educational

Home to alligators, jellyfish, sharks and more, the Key West Aquarium is fun for all ages! Listen in on interactive conservation talks and experience live animal feedings. Or head over to the Key West Shipwreck Treasure Museum to discover the maritime history of Key West and learn about historic shipwrecks from the past. Ahoy matey!

Fuel Up

Feed the entire family at Mia Cucina, a warm, Neapolitan pizzeria serving made to order, artisanal pizzas, pasta and salads in a lively, family-friendly setting. Be sure to redeem your free pizza and gelato sundaes included in our Family Stay & Play Package.

The Cheeca Guide to a Kid-Friendly Florida Keys Vacation

School’s out in Florida, meaning it’s officially time to start enjoying the summer as a family. If you haven’t yet made plans for the season, we recommend planning a fun and kid-friendly Florida Keys vacation at Cheeca.

Spacious Accommodations

The spacious rooms and suites at Cheeca are perfect for a family vacation. Featuring classic West Indies style decor, these accommodations offer a quintessential island experience. Kids and adults alike can relax, unwind, and take advantage of an abundance of luxurious in-room amenities.

Family-Friendly Dining

With a variety of on-site dining concepts, there’s truly something for everyone at Cheeca. Delight in the tropically-inspired cuisine at our flagship restaurant, Atlantic’s Edge; transport your family to Naples, Italy at Mia Cucina; sample sushi in an oceanfront setting at the new Nikai Sushi Bar & Restaurant; or keep it casual at our welcoming Tiki Bar.

Camp Cheeca

As one of the more unique resort offerings in the Florida Keys, Camp Cheeca features entertaining and educational programming. Available Monday through Saturday, in full or half-day sessions, the camp includes a number of activities for ages 5-12. Kids can enjoy arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, lagoon swimming, beach exploration, and much more.

On-Site Activities for All Ages

In addition to Camp Cheeca, there are a number of on-site activities that appeal to all ages, like saltwater fishing, beach volleyball, and shuffleboard. Meanwhile, our full-service watersports facility offers snorkel trips, parasailing, guided jet ski tours, and more. Rentals and lessons are available daily.

Book your stay at Cheeca Lodge & Spa today and treat your family to an unforgettable, kid-friendly Florida Keys vacation.