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Chris Young | Riley Green | Ernest 4

Chris Young | Riley Green | Ernest

Friday, April 22, 2022Read More
New at Southernmost Beach Resort

New at Southernmost Beach Resort

Tuesday, April 19, 2022Read More
Best Spring Festivals & Events in Key West

Best Spring Festivals & Events in Key West

Tuesday, March 1, 2022Read More
What Airlines Fly Direct To Key West? 1

What Airlines Fly Direct To Key West?

Monday, February 14, 2022Read More
The Beach Resort Experience in Key West 10

The Beach Resort Experience in Key West

Tuesday, January 4, 2022Read More
Key West Holiday Happenings 5

Key West Holiday Happenings

Tuesday, December 14, 2021Read More
OMG! Best Bakeries in Key West 5

OMG! Best Bakeries in Key West

Wednesday, November 24, 2021Read More
Ghostly Gatherings with Robert the Doll 6

Ghostly Gatherings with Robert the Doll

Tuesday, November 9, 2021Read More
Bucket List: Dry Tortugas National Park 3

Bucket List: Dry Tortugas National Park

Tuesday, November 9, 2021Read More
What’s Happening at Fantasy Fest 2021?

What’s Happening at Fantasy Fest 2021?

Monday, September 27, 2021Read More
Best Shopping in Key West 6

Best Shopping in Key West

Monday, September 27, 2021Read More
Insta-Worthy Key West

Insta-Worthy Key West

Tuesday, September 14, 2021Read More
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Your Guide to Key West Brewfest 2021

Wednesday, August 25, 2021Read More
Cocktails on a bar

New in Town: Eat + Drink + Be Entertained

Thursday, August 19, 2021Read More
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Where to Find the Best Brunch in Key West

Friday, July 23, 2021Read More
3 of The Best Key West Watersport Activities & Adventures 1

3 of The Best Key West Watersport Activities & Adventures

Tuesday, July 20, 2021Read More
Circus acts at sunset

Top Kid-Friendly Things To Do In Key West

Wednesday, June 30, 2021Read More
5 Key West Festivals to Add to Your Travel Bucket List  4

5 Key West Festivals to Add to Your Travel Bucket List 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021Read More
A cruise at sunset

Why Key West is Simply the Best Place to Visit this Summer

Tuesday, June 22, 2021Read More
2021 Key West Songwriters Festival Poster

2021 Key West Songwriters Festival

Friday, April 23, 2021Read More
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Southernmost Beach Resort is the Ultimate Destination Wedding Experience in Key West!

Friday, April 16, 2021Read More
What Airlines Fly To Key West?

What Airlines Fly To Key West?

Friday, March 12, 2021Read More
A group of women enjoying drinks and a meal together

3 Key West Food and Drink Tours We Think You’ll Love

Friday, February 26, 2021Read More
A bright yellow villa surrounded by palm trees on a beautiful day with blue skies

Southernmost Beach Resort Launches Private Chef Experience at The Residence

Friday, February 5, 2021Read More
Tropical and open concept beach cabana bar

3 of the Best Key West Restaurants with Ocean Views

Friday, January 29, 2021Read More
La Te Da is a Key West landmark located on the world-famous Duval Street

Staff Picks—The Best of Key West

Thursday, January 7, 2021Read More
Sunrise Southernmost City at Southernmost

Our Key West Vacay

Tuesday, December 22, 2020Read More
Kirby of Kirby's Closet in Key West

Three Boutiques We Love

Friday, December 11, 2020Read More
Man's hand holding Cuban sandwich with 4 milkshakes in background

Best Cuban Food in Key West

Friday, November 20, 2020Read More
Family Travel to Key West 4

Family Travel to Key West

Tuesday, November 3, 2020Read More
Ghostly Gatherings with Robert the Doll 1

Ghostly Gatherings with Robert the Doll

Tuesday, October 20, 2020Read More
New in Town: Where to Eat + Drink, Play and Shop 5

New in Town: Where to Eat + Drink, Play and Shop

Wednesday, September 30, 2020Wondering what's new in Key West? We've got the answers.Read More
Food and white wine on a restaurant table

The Best Happy Hour Hangouts in Key West

Wednesday, September 16, 2020Wondering where to eat and drink during the happiest of hours in Key West?Read More
Small Weddings on the Rise in Key West

Small Weddings on the Rise in Key West

Tuesday, September 1, 2020A quick update on the wedding scene in Key West and why smaller weddings are on trend.Read More
smiling woman and man in a kayak

Vacation Inspiration from Key West

Thursday, August 20, 2020We all need a little bit of sunshine these days!Read More
Photo of Todd Jones, Property Manager at the Southernmost Beach Resort.

A Local’s Guide to Key West

Friday, March 20, 2020Q & A with Todd Jones, Property Manager at the Southernmost Beach Resort.Read More
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Wedding Planning in Key West

Wednesday, March 4, 2020Wedding tips and the trends happening right here at our Key West beach resort.Read More
man and woman stand on seaplane pontoon on the beach

How To Plan A Romantic Key West Vacation

Friday, February 21, 2020Find the coolest experiences to add to your special vacay.Read More
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Vegan-Friendly Restaurants in Key West

Thursday, January 30, 2020Where to find some of the best vegan/vegetarian restaurants in Key West.Read More
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How to plan a Self-Care Vacay in Key West

Thursday, January 23, 2020Do you crave adventure or prefer a little rest and relaxation? No matter what the answer is, we’ve got you covered.Read More
Key Lime Pie on a plate in front of a harbour

Omg! The Best Key Lime Pie Ever

Friday, January 17, 2020Let's take a look at some of the best places to celebrate and taste this tasty tangy-sweet dessert.Read More
Young woman and man smiling and drinking casually while sitting on concrete steps.

Where to Shop in Key West

Friday, January 3, 2020Three boutiques you should know, and are bound to love.Read More
Pink sunset behind palm trees and boardwalk.

Where to Watch Sunsets in Key West

Friday, November 22, 2019We know the best spots on the island to enjoy our show-stopping sunsets.Read More
A drag queen sits in an over-sized red high-heeled shoe, suspended in the air, during a New Year's Eve performance on Duval Street.

Best Holiday Events In Key West 2019

Sunday, November 3, 2019We are getting ready for your arrival with a festive list of things to do during the most magical time of the year.Read More
A group of people and their Haunted Key West tour guide joining their right hands in the center of a circle.

Ghostly Gatherings in Key West

Thursday, October 24, 2019With Halloween approaching, let's talk about how haunted Key West really is.Read More
View of instruments on an outdoor stage looking into a large crowd at sunset.

A Guide to the Key West Concert Venues

Friday, October 18, 2019We'll set the stage so all you have to do is grab your tickets and enjoy the show.Read More
A woman posing at Fantasy Fest in costume with large dice on top of her head.

Fantasy Fest 2019: Costume Tips & More

Friday, September 20, 2019We're gearing up for 10 days of costume contests, street fairs, parades and much more.Read More
The rear view of a young woman walking down Duval Street.

How to Spend a Day in Key West

Wednesday, September 11, 2019Waste no time with these things to do and places to visit.Read More
Three women jump in the air in traditional german attire on the beach.

10 Key West Brewfest Survival Tips on the 10th Anniversary

Friday, August 23, 2019The best tips so you can make the most of your festival experience.Read More
Two drinks with Beach Cage logo are held side-by-side on the beach with garnishes and red and white straws.

What’s Happening in Key West

Thursday, August 22, 2019Seven reasons why you should check out Southernmost Beach Resort before you check-in anywhere else.Read More
A group of people talking around a table over food and drinks.

Wine Around Key West

Monday, July 29, 2019Read about the top wine bars that are favorites amongst the locals and visitors alike.Read More
Several margaritas lined up side by side, as someone drops a lime into one of them.

Key West Summer Festival Guide

Monday, June 17, 2019Key West’s unique festivals continue to charm locals and visitors alike, and this summer there’s no shortage of festivities. Read More
Underwater shot of four large striped angel fish swimming amongst a reef.

A Casual Key West Snorkel Adventure

Tuesday, June 4, 2019The reefs that fringe the Atlantic side of the Florida Keys are renowned for their beauty and diversity of life. Come see for yourself!Read More
A green and blue bike and a pale yellow bike with baskets sit side-by-side next to a garden.

Key West Named One of the Most Popular Destinations to Visit This Summer

Monday, May 13, 2019Sharing a few of our favorites to help you create a memorable summer vacation experience.Read More
Four women posing for a photo on a blue paddleboard in shallow water with drinks in hand.

Travel With the Girls is Good for Your Health

Tuesday, April 30, 2019Vacations are essential for health and wellness, but did you know there are health benefits to girls getting away with their friends? Read More
Numerous people sitting on blue and white lounge chairs listening to live music on the beach.

2019 Key West Songwriters Festival

Wednesday, April 24, 2019This is one music festival you’ll want to add to your travel bucket list and here’s why.Read More
A husband dips his new bride while kissing her on the beach with clear chairs and palm trees in the background on their wedding day.

Destination Wedding Tips From the Bride

Wednesday, April 3, 2019Get the inside scoop on the best of Key West and learn how to plan a destination wedding without stressing out.Read More
Two women dressed as mermaids pose for photo on the beach.

2019 Key West Festival Guide

Thursday, March 7, 2019Check out our top picks for the 2019 Key West festival season to help you plan ahead, mark your calendar and add to your travel bucket list.Read More
Romantic oceanside dinner table with lit up palm trees.

How to Plan a Romantic Getaway in Key West

Wednesday, February 20, 2019Our Key West Beach Resort celebrates love 365 days a year and our team is ready to guide you with tips on the most romantic places to stay, play, relax and dine in paradise.Read More
Ariel shot of two people swimming in the pool at Southermost.

Announcing New Pool Parties and Beach Events

Thursday, January 24, 2019As we welcome 2019, our Key West Beach Resort is pleased to announce new weekly parties and events that are happening onsite that include a Pig Roast and Luau, Champagne Pool Parties, Sushi at Sundown, TuTu’s and more!Read More
Woman sitting in hammock between palm trees at the beach.

Key West Beach Resort Views

Friday, January 11, 2019We thought it would be a great way to share the view and give a shout out to some of our friends and fans who have stayed with us.  Sharing the Instagram moments, memories and snapshots of island life in Key West.  Welcome to the best Key West Beach Resort and cheers to the #somolife!Read More
Oceanfront dining tables.

Simply the Best of Key West: Staff Picks & Favorites Around Town

Wednesday, January 2, 2019As 2018 comes to a close, we wanted to share some of the Management and Staff’s favorites across the island and what they refer to as “simply the best of Key West.”Read More
Red, navy, and orange striped Southernmost 90 Miles to Cuba statue.

New In Town: Let’s Eat

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Key West is well known for many things and one of them just happens to be the world class restaurants, eateries and cafes. We’ll do our best to keep all of our foodie travelers and enthusiasts up to date on what’s new in town by introducing you to the...Read More
Aerial shot of the beach with many blue lounge chairs and white beach umbrellas.

Why Key West is the Coolest Spot for Corporate Retreats & Meetings

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Beyond the Boardroom Key West is the ideal location for your next meeting or event. Now that you’ve picked Key West as your meeting location we are here to unveil some new island experiences along with some old favorites that all attendees will enjoy! Say goodbye to suits, ties...Read More
Person playing guitar.

What’s new at the 2018 Key West Songwriters Festival

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Start spreading the news! More than 200 artists will be heading to Key West in May for the 23rd Annual Key West Songwriters Festival, May 9th – 13th. This is one music festival you’ll want to add to your travel bucket list and here’s why: The Festival And Artists...Read More
The Beach Bar on the South Beach of Southernmost Beach Resort.

Best Beach Bar in Key West

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Happy Hour Beach Escape Located where the Atlantic meets Duval Street, and where you’ll eat and drink at the closest restaurant to Cuba, is where you’ll find the best cocktails, views and beach bar in Key West. It’s also a great place to enjoy the happiest of hours during...Read More
Free range rooster walks on sidewalk outside of resort.

Key West Shopping: Best Boutiques and Shopping in Paradise

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Searching for the best places to shop in Key West? Look no further as we are here to introduce you to three of our favorites; Tucker’s Provisions, Grace on Frances and Vignette Key West – three unique shopping experiences on the island. Ready, set, let’s go shopping in Key...Read More
Four yellow rental bikes lined up side by side with Southernmost Logo

See Key West By Bike!

Tuesday, November 20, 2018See Key West by Bike! Our Key West beach resort is a short walk or bike ride from the top Key West attractions, museums, bars and nightlife, eclectic restaurants and cafes, art galleries, boutiques, shopping, historic seaport and the spectacular sunset celebrations. We can’t visit them all, but...Read More
Parents and child walking through the palm tree lined resort.

Key West Celebrates Hemingway in July

Tuesday, November 20, 2018Ernest Hemingway fans and look-a-likes get ready to head south to Key West, Florida for the 38th Annual Hemingway Days festival where the island celebrates and honors the legendary author’s work and lifestyle with a series of special events. Festival highlights include: literary readings, a short story competition,...Read More
Hammock setup beside the ocean.

Summer to Fall Key West Festivals you don’t want to miss!

Monday, November 19, 2018Lobsterfest | Brewfest Labor Day Weekend | Fantasy Fest end of October 22nd Annual Key West Lobsterfest August 9th – 12th There’s Lobster Boils, Brunches, Sail and Snorkel Trips, Street-Fair, Duval and more! Check out the schedule of events for the 4 day Lobsterfest in Key West! Lobster Boil...Read More
Overhead photo of three people cheers'ing their wine glasses over a charcuterie board.

Eat Like a Local: 3 Off the Beaten Path Neighborhood Restaurants

Monday, November 19, 20183 Off–The–Beaten–Path Key West Restaurants You Want to Try Now Hidden Gems tucked away in the middle of our Key West neighborhoods Small intimate locations with big flavors could end up being the culinary highlight of your Key West vacation. Some of the best Key West restaurants are cozy,...Read More
Five people cheers'ing their beers over charcuterie.

Tips for Surviving BrewFest

Monday, November 19, 2018Key West’s 9th Annual Key West BrewFest, scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, is right around the corner. If you are a newbie or a repeat visitor, here are ten tips to help you survive the best beer festival in South Florida. Plan ahead. So many events, so little...Read More
Key West Theatre live performance in front of large crowd.

Exploring the Key West Theater Scene

Monday, November 19, 2018Photo Credit Key West Theater Top tier music, tributes, concerts, comedy, variety, and locally produced songwriters and events are setting the stage at the Key West Theater. What was once a place of worship, originally built in 1848 as the 1st Baptist Church of Key West, is now an...Read More
Wedding setup on the beach, including rows of white chairs, a decorated archway, and palm trees.

Planning a Key West Beach Wedding

Monday, November 19, 2018Our Key West Beach Resort has become the desired location for destination weddings in the Florida Keys. Our blog today answers some frequently asked questions offers guidance to help you plan the perfect day. Can you plan a destination wedding in less than a year? Yes, you can,...Read More
Palm trees on at dusk, with view of the ocean.

Fantasy Fest 2018: Oh, The Games We Play

Monday, November 19, 2018Key West is preparing for the games! Key West is getting ready to welcome you to the biggest and best costume party of all time – Fantasy Fest 2018: Oh, The Games We Play,...Read More
Key West Lighthouse Museum with palm trees and red flowers in the foreground.

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Key West in the Fall

Monday, November 19, 2018Here’s What’s Happening in November Fast boats, the film scene and sand art competitions are some of the upcoming fall festivals and events taking place in Key West this November. Here is your guide to some of our favorite happenings across the island: 37th Annual Key West World Championship...Read More
Ballerinas perform in the Nutcracker in Key West.

Best Holiday Events in Key West 2018

Monday, October 22, 2018It really is the most magical time of the year and Key West is all decked out for the holidays. There will be caroling, holiday house tours, concerts, shopping, lighted boat and bike parades, Santa sightings, and celebrations to ring in the New Year. Here are a few of...Read More