Fourth of July Beach Bash & Fireworks Extravaganza

If you’re headed to the Florida Keys to celebrate the Fourth of July, look no further than Islamorada to host your holiday plans. Located at the southern end of the Upper Keys, this stretch of five islands sums up everything the region is famous for, with colorful reefs, swaying palms, and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere. Of course, we all know that Independence Day is best celebrated with food, fireworks, friends, and family fun, and that’s exactly what you’ll find here on Fourth of July weekend.

Celebrate the cornerstone of the summer at Cheeca Lodge and Spa, located right in the middle of Upper Matacombe Key. This waterfront oasis puts on a spectacular Fourth of July party that’ll help you honor America’s birthday in style. From 6 to 9 p.m. on July 4th, the inviting property is offering all-you-can-eat food, entertainment, and a special fireworks extravaganza to close out the night. It’s a classic, all-American Fourth of July bash — on a tropical island. Tickets are available online and are open to Cheeca Lodge guests and the public.

This year, celebrate Independence Day island style, with friends, family, and gorgeous ocean views. To make the most out of your Fourth of July weekend, retreat to Cheeca Lodge and Spa to experience casual elegance in our luxury accommodations.

Three Reasons to Bring the Kids to Cheeca Lodge

Grab the kids and head to Florida! Cheeca Lodge is proud to be one of the top family friendly resorts in Islamorada. With an entire on-site camp for kids, our Florida Keys resort is full of fun activities for kids to enjoy

Camp Cheeca is Cheeca Lodge’s on-site kids’ camp, offering daily activities to educate children on the wildlife found in the Florida Keys. Leave the kids with us for a day of arts and crafts, exploration, outdoor activities, and more.

Fishing

The kids will enjoy learning to fish off of Cheeca Lodge’s famous pier. Camp Cheeca provides bait, tackle, and fishing poles for a day of fun along the water.

Environmental Learning

Our knowledgeable counselors create interactive games to teach about the surrounding environment. We explore the beach looking for creatures and discover the importance of protecting our planet.

Sports

From coconut bowling and basketball to pickleball, tennis, and golf lessons, Camp Cheeca offers a bunch of ways for your kids to enjoy their day in Islamorada. If they love to ride bikes, our counselors are happy to go along for a guided ride with them.

Find the full list of Camp Cheeca activities and program details here.

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.