Southernmost Beach Resort Blog

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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
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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
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Why Key West is 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
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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