There are over 95,000 miles of coastline in the USA. It therefore goes without saying that there would be quite a few hotels by the sea.
And one of the best is in Key West, Florida, according to a popular digital travel magazine.
Located on the south side of Duval Street, the resort, which underwent a $15 million renovation in late 2021, “is an upscale property with enchanting ocean views,” the magazine writes, adding that it ” spans six acres in historic Old Town, facing the Atlantic, with three palm-lined pools with private cabanas, a secluded pier for sunbathing, and hammocks suspended between palm trees. morning yoga sessions on the beach, spa services and tantalizing meals at the exclusive restaurant, a beachfront beer garden focused on Caribbean cuisine.
In addition to the Southernmost Beach Café, two poolside bars cater to drinking and snacking needs: the Pineapple Bar, which features live music on Wednesdays, and the Shores Bar, where guests can try the signature drink of the complex, a Key Lime Colada cocktail.
“We are proud that Southernmost Beach Resort has been recognized year after year for its prime beachfront location,” General Manager Sarka Takovich said via email. The recent renovation “preserved the iconic southern architecture and added some modern touches inspired by the destination”.
The Southernmost Beach Resort was the only property in Florida to make the list of trips to discover. California had the most hotels on the list with four, while Hawaii and Oregon each had two. New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Massachusetts, Georgia, and Orcas Island in Washington State each had one.
The list is made up of the personal favorites of travel writer KC Dermody, who penned the article for Trips to Discover, and some of the magazine’s top rated beachfront hotels.
Southernmost seaside resort
Or: 1319 Duval Street, Key West
Reservations: 1-800-354-4455 or southmostbeachresort.com; rates vary by season and weekend
This story was originally published May 16, 2022 6:00 a.m.