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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great retreat from the over development in the Keys. Kevin gets you acclimated with his easy style and you are instantly at home. Comfortable accommodations with privacy and beautiful views. Located on Lower Matecumbe Key just close enough to town for convenience and just far enough away for peace. We'll be back!

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Oviedo, Florida
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend, dog and I stayed in the cottage, and it was super comfortable in every way imaginable. The AC was nice and crisp, bed super comfortable, and plenty of space to keep all of our things. The grounds were beautiful, and had plenty of stuff for us to do! We kayaked, rode the cruisers to a nearby cafe, snorkeled,... More 

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Pontypool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

Had a fantastic few days here....so good we stayed for an extra day!!!! If you want to relax and enjoy the real feel of The Keys ( as opposed to the hustle and bustle of Key West or Key Largo)..this is definitely the place to be.... Our host Kevin was brilliant, very welcoming and even took us out on his... More 

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Boynton Beach, Florida
2 reviews
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

If you're looking for genuine Key West ambiance, Best of Both Worlds is for you! We've stayed three times and have found Dana & Kevin to be the best hosts. If you're expecting fancy, this is not the place for you. What you'll find is simple, clean, roomy accommodations and lots of amenities on-site: docks, kayaks, easy gulf access, hammocks,... More 

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Mt. Pleasant, SC
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Just returned from the Keys and this could not have been a better location. Kevin and Dana are extremely helpful and will do whatever it takes to make your vacation memorable. We had a boat and tied up on their sea wall the entire four days. Can't wait to go back for another visit.

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fontana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2015

This was a great spot for our families, one of our sons and his family had the cottage and the other son and his family the cabin. My husband and I were in the condo with the oldest grand daughter. 11 of us all together, but each had an escape hatch to their dwelling. The grand kids loved the geckos,... More 

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Orangeburg, New York
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

What a special place Kevin and Dana have created! the landscaping, the amazing view, the hammocks, the various places to sit and relax, both in sun and shade, your own private patio table as well as a swing and a table right by the water, the included bikes, kayaks, snorkels - the colorful and funky decor, well supplied kitchen, closet... More 

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Ohio
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Reviewed 10 March 2015

We love this place! It is the what the old time Florida Keys are all about - laid back, relaxing, and spending time watching the boats pass by while your basking in sun. Or if you want a little more adventure ride bikes down to Anne's beach or into town, kayak and explore the coast, or walk the the bike... More 

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Reviewed 25 January 2015 via mobile

I kind of don't want to write this review because I would prefer to keep this place a secret, but that wouldn't be fair to Kevin and Dana who were our wonderful hosts. We loved our stay at Best of Both Worlds. It is an "old Florida" vacation- relaxing, kayaking, snorkeling, reading or relaxing in the hammocks, playing bocce ball.... More 

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Reviewed 20 January 2015

Kevin and Dana you are the Best!! They are such Awesome hosts and really care about making your trip special. My husband and I loved staying there, we had the efficiency, it was like a little house with everything we needed. The grounds are beautifully kept and so picturesque!! What a gorgeous paradise, you will love it. Thank you for... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located a quarter mile off the highway, this 1.75 Acres of private waterfront property is quiet, secluded, and lush with coconut palms and papaya trees. A slice of Old Keys-style paradise, there are only three units on the property, all of which have beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico and the many mangrove islands in the distance. Three of the units on the property are efficiency units and come with everything you need. Two are perfect for couples, and one is great for larger groups. The old conch-house style units are very clean and comfortable, with just a hint of the old quirky, "Keys-ee" decor. Have you ever wanted to try sleeping on a boat? We have one of sailboats waiting for you. Need room to spread out? Consider staying at the townhouse on the property next door. Only steps away from the water, you will not find accommodations that offer more peace, quiet, privacy, and amenities. Experience the beautiful sunsets every night, and take advantage of our complimentary bicycles, kayaks and snorkeling gear. Have your own boat? We've got plenty of room to dock it during your stay at no extra charge. Maybe you'd like to try sailing? We also have sailboats on the property available to rent. When you are not out sailing, snorkeling or kayaking, there is always plenty to see and do at the Best of Both Worlds, Islamorada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Best of Both Worlds

Address: 75700 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-4003
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Islamorada
Price Range: $221 - $235 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“I personally love the cottage that is spacious and glass doors open up to ocean-view!”
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“They own one townhouse in the complex,and next door the cottage and house are "old florida" and clean...there are also sailboats that are moored that you can rent to stay on.”
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