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Top 10 Places To Stay In Key Largo

Welcome to the beautiful Key Largo! Key Largo is the first of the beautiful Florida Keys and is self-proclaimed the Dive Capital of the World. Home to beautiful artificial reefs, boasting with marine life and a plethora of water activities.

Key Largo is a popular destination and due to its relatively small size, nearly all accommodations are resting on the bay side or Gulf side. Either side boasts beautiful, turquoise waters and breathtaking sunrises and sunsets. I have listed below the top 10 hotels/resorts in Key Largo based on a rating score of 8+ on travel sites, meaning they are either great, excellent, or superior in terms of guest rating of their overall stay, amenities, and comfort level. Sorted by cost low-high.

Airbnb or VRBO

Key Largo offers a wide variety of accommodations: resorts, hotels, villas, beach bungalows, RV sites, camping, and more. Airbnb and VRBO can help you identify accommodations outside of hotels and resorts. You can even filter by specific category, see reviews, and more. Additionally, if you are traveling with a larger group or need multiple rooms, renting a home is a great option. You can find many right on the beach as well!


Top 10 Places To Stay In Key Largo

A small, boutique hotel right on the ocean. Great for small to medium sized parties. Offering studios, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites as well as residences. Take advantage of the water sports available here as well.


Beautiful, budget friendly resort on the water, featuring a variety of room types and access to many water activities. The entire resort was recently renovating, boasting with new, modern accommodations.


Relaxing waterfront retreat at an affordable rate, featuring an on-site marina and dive shop. Indulge in a massage at the on-site spa or explore the many water sport activities available for guests. Sitting on the Gulf of Mexico with beautiful water views, private beach, and a large heated outdoor pool.


4. Azul del Mar - $$$

Azul de Mar is an adult-only boutique hotel (ages 16+) featuring just six suites. Every suite is large and features a full kitchenette. Quiet, tons of space to walk around, and modern tropical decor. Be sure to make reservations far in advance, as there is usually a waitlist.


5. Baker's Cay Resort Key Largo (Curio Collection by Hilton) - $$$

Gorgeous resort right on the ocean, with two private beaches within the resort. Offering standard guest rooms, studios, one bedroom, and two bedroom suites. Kayaks, paddleboards, bikes, and other water sports are free to guests. Additionally, there are 2 on-site restaurants serving up delicious food and beachside cocktails!


Modern luxury meets tropical paradise. Dolphin Point Villas offers suites for small or large parties, featuring kitchenettes and plenty of space. The Nautilis House features 5 bedrooms and can sleep 14 guests. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 bedroom suites make this resort a popular option for families or wedding parties.


7. Playa Largo Resort & Spa (Marriott Autograph Collection) - $$$$

Ranked the #1 resort in Key Largo by Conde Nast, Playa Largo Resort & Spa is a luxury tropical oasis. Featuring standard rooms and one bedroom suites, situated on the ocean front with private beach and water access. Affiliated is The Hammocks, consisting of a beach house and bungalow villa for extra space and privacy. Spa, restaurants, water activities and more are what make Play Largo a top pick.


Newly renovated, offering 40 townhouse-style kitchenette suites in the heart of Key Largo, overlooking the gorgeous Marina. Offering a variety of on-site watersport activities, excursions, and more. Waterside suites are a great option for those who are looking for more space with families or planning an extended stay.


9. Largo Resort - $$$$$

A sparkling jewel of Key Largo, Largo Resort is a luxurious topical oasis with rich decor and private sanctuary. Featuring an infinity pool, sunset pier, private docks, beach bar, imported tiki huts, and endless activities for guests. The lush tropical gardens draw you in and the private beaches boast breathtaking sunsets. Featuring just 6 residential-style bungalows and 1 grand lodge, offering pure tranquility.


Florida's adult only all-inclusive resort in Key Largo (ages 21+). Bungalows Key Largo is the most luxurious of all resorts on this list, and the price tag shows it. Price includes accommodations, all meals and fine dining, premium cocktails and wine, in-town transportation, water activities, and more. Book a massage at the on-site spa or reserve a romantic catered dinner on the beach. Romantic, quiet, peaceful, and gorgeous.


Wherever you choose to stay in Key Largo, you'll be a stone throw away from beautiful beaches, pristine waters, and plenty of marine activities. I hope this list of the Top 10 Places to stay in Key Largo is helpful in making your decision!

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Enjoy your stay in beautiful Key Largo!




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