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Island Bay Resort

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Carmel, Indiana
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had read great reviews of Island Bay and wondered how it could live up to them? It does! As soon as you enter the driveway, the quiet charm of the palm trees and cottages and bay view brings the pace down a notch. So relaxing. But our time there overlapped with friends and we found plenty to do; kayaking,...

Thank Maureen M
Overland Park, Kansas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tenderly and lovingly cared for so expect pristine! #1 is an efficiency cottage that has great views of the Florida Bay. This is truly an excellent resort to use as a base for your exploration of the Keys!

Thank Debra P
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean, well thought out, and excellent attention to detail. If you are looking for something away from big hotels and resorts, looking for a simple yet charming place to stay you have found your spot. We were surprised how clean it was, and how well the property was taken care of. Excellent for a getaway!

Thank PedroPiaf
Branson, United States
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carol and Mike are the best hoteliers ever! We had a couple of special needs which they graciously accommodated without hesitation. This resort was exactly what we were looking for, quiet and quaint with only 10 rooms. No bar and no pool meant no loud parties to spoil the serenity of the view or the peace of the evening. The...

Thank Lindsey S
Cudjoe Key, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impeccably maintained ten unit resort. This boutique property is the perfect place to relax for a few days and especially for a winter escape. Bring a good book and some sun screen. There are several fun restaurants close.

1Thank Richard Q
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Private, peaceful, cozy and comfortable. This is an ideal location just steps from the water. All amenities included, just bring your own food and wine. Immaculate inside and out. Plenty of beach chairs, hammocks, and beach umbrellas. Each unit has its own deck with chairs, table and umbrella. Beautiful well groomed grounds. A terrific vacation spot.

1Thank Pam W
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We stayed at the Island Bay Resort three nights but it was not enough time to relax and enjoy the beautiful atmosphere created by the owners. Great stop after Key West. Very relaxing. Visiting the Flamingo portion of the Everglades is an option from this location. The room was nice and the property is beautifully cared for. I especially enjoyed...

Thank Book8441
Key Largo, Florida
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Our 1st stay here. We stayed in unit #10, closest to the office and main highway. There is no where more pristine that i have seen. Anything we inquired about, Carol and Mike went the extra mile to get us information or recommendations. Never have to fight for a chair or hammock. Very quiet and tranquil. That said though, if...

1Thank Butterfly2197
Valparaiso, Indiana
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This is our fifth stay and we can never get enough of this beautiful resort. Very charming, comfortable and nicely appointed rooms. Located in the heart of the beautiful Keys. Stunning sunsets on a beautiful beach.

Thank ChrisandSue285
Reviewed 31 December 2016

You will be very happy you chose to visit this small but beautiful slice of paradise! Mike and Carol are the best hosts and they care enough to guide you to personalize your experience like no other resort can. Clean, private, gorgeous. There is no better way to experience the Florida Keys. Go Sparty!

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Island Bay Resort provides you with a complete "Florida Keys experience." Our hotel is centrally located between Key Largo and Islamorada and just two hours from Key West and Miami. Enjoying your Florida vacation is easy. Swimming, snorkeling, kayaking, boating and sunbathing can all be enjoyed from our resort's beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Island Bay Resort

Address: 92530 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2758
Region: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo > Tavernier
Price Range: $195 - $469 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Island Bay Hotel Tavernier
Island Bay Tavernier
Island Bay Resort Key Largo/Tavernier
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“Each cottage is steps to the beach...”
 of 5 bubbles maureenm128, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Choose the waterfront cabana”
 of 5 bubbles PedroPiaf, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with any of them.”
 of 5 bubbles 361lindseys, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All cottages are terrific. Some are closer to the water.”
 of 5 bubbles pamw957, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best to be closer to the water but all rooms are a short walk to the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles Book8441, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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