Destination guide

Take in the picturesque beauty of Key West

The area's live music and festivals are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Key West. This city's bars, seaside and boating draw many visitors. Local cultural sights include Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Key West Art and Historical Society. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in and around Key West

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Key West for its boating and cycling. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Key West a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Key West Aquarium (5.8 mi / 9.4 km)
  • Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Key West Golf Club (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Key West

Travellers love Key West for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Key West. These are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Smathers Beach (8.2 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Key West National Wildlife Refuge (1.8 mi / 3 km)
  • Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park (5.9 mi / 9.4 km)
  • South Beach (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Simonton Beach (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Higgs Beach (7.3 mi / 11.7 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Key West

Fly into Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), the closest airport, located 9.1 mi (14.6 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Key West?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,678 holiday rentals around Key West. From 499 flats & apartments to 118 cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Key West is on Stayz.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Key West?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Key West:

  • Old Town: 1,071 holiday homes
  • Uptown/Upper Duval: 267 holiday homes
  • Historic Seaport: 794 holiday homes
  • Midtown: 1,209 holiday homes
  • The Meadows: 597 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Key West?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Key West. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Nancy Forrester's Secret Garden: 1,489 holiday rentals
  • Audubon House and Tropical Gardens: 1,489 holiday rentals
  • Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum: 1,489 holiday rentals
  • South Beach: 1,489 holiday rentals
  • Southernmost Point: 1,488 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Key West listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Key West?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 499 Condos/Apartments in Key West. Our other popular types of Key West holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 118 holiday houses
  • Houses: 784 holiday houses
  • Guest houses: 2 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Key West?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,370 holiday homes with pool available in Key West. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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