Destination guide

The relaxing area of Duck Key awaits your stay

The ocean views and wildlife provide a pleasant backdrop to your holiday home in Duck Key. This relaxing city is known for its dolphin watching, seafood restaurants and fishing. Dolphin Research Center and Sombrero Beach are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Sightseeing in and around Duck Key

Are you hoping to discover things to do while you're in town? You'll be sure to enjoy Duck Key for its dolphin viewing and fishing. Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Duck Key a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dolphin Research Center (1.9 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Conch Air (8.7 mi / 13.9 km)
  • Florida Keys Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Duck Key

If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Duck Key

Travellers love Duck Key for its beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Duck Key. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sombrero Beach (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Long Key State Park (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Anne's Beach (12.2 mi / 19.7 km)
  • The Turtle Hospital (12.4 mi / 20 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Duck Key

The nearest airport is in Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), located 9.1 mi (14.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), which is 54.8 mi (88.2 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Duck Key?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 865 holiday rentals around Duck Key. From 555 holiday houses to 43 villas, 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 Duck Key is on Stayz.

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

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 Duck Key:

  • White Marlin Beach: 92 holiday homes
  • Farara Shores: 107 holiday homes
  • Indigo Reef Marina Homes: 192 holiday homes
  • Little Venice: 291 holiday homes
  • Toll Gate Shores: 67 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 Duck Key?

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

  • Sundance Watersports: 1,354 holiday rentals
  • Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park: 1,055 holiday rentals
  • Curry Hammock State Park: 1,310 holiday rentals
  • Long Key State Park: 1,505 holiday rentals
  • Seven Mile Bridge: 1,344 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Duck Key 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 Houses in Duck Key?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 555 Houses in Duck Key. Our other popular types of Duck Key holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 43 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 107 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 23 holiday houses

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

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

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 693 holiday homes with pool available in Duck Key. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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