Towards the tail end of the Florida Keys, the idyllic Tranquility Bay is a wonderful family-friendly resort on the island of Marathon. The Resort sits upon 1,100ft of private white sand shore, dotted with swaying palms, and fronted by the clear waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Tranquility Bay offers a collection of quaint whitewashed wooden two and three bedroom beach houses, complete with private patios and balconies, and a full kitchen. The newest additions are a handful of Tropical Garden Guestrooms; single room dwellings, which encircle a private swimming pool, away from the main resort area. Guestrooms are light and airy, but with touches of vibrant colour, be that through tropical artworks, or a funky feature wall.

The resort's restaurant, The Butterfly Café, boasts picture perfect ocean views, and offers a dinner menu featuring delicious fresh seafood, cooked with locally sourced ingredients. A kids menu is also available for the little ones. An early-evening stint at the Tiki bar is also a must, to enjoy a Keys sunset, cocktail in hand.

The Resort offers a huge range of activities for adults and kids alike; adventure diving & snorkelling, watersports, beach volleyball, deep sea fishing, three swimming pools (one of which is adults only), and a putting green. We love the Adventure Camp for kids, which even offers an introduction to Scuba Diving on North America's only living reef, and gives parents a little time to themselves.

Why we love it

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12 landscaped acres of tropical gardens, 12.5 acres of white sandy beach, and three swimming pools means that finding a quiet spot to relax is as breezy as the perfect Florida evening.

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Key Info

Number of rooms

87

Eco Rating

3

Location

Florida Keys

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