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Island Bay Resort

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92530 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
Island Bay Resort
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I came to this resort and found exactly what we were looking for. It is a perfect little place with privacy and it's so much more comfortable and inviting than one of those large resorts. The owners are unbelievably nice and I can tell they take immense pride in this resort. Will come back here for sure.

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st pauls nc
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

always nice and clean,carol & mike were great host. the resort is always very clean.a great place to get away from almost everything.we stayed in cabin #1 and also #10 that week,stayed longer than planned,enjoyed it.

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Peabody, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Key Largo. Palm trees. 10 bungalows on a quiet private beach each with a small deck perfect for reading, eating, or just having a glass of wine. Hammocks, lounge chairs, tiki huts, kayaks, snorkel equipment. Very well decorated inside and out. Friendly, helpful owners who are always on the property. Very good restaurants nearby on the water, with live music... More 

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Higgins Lake, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is truly a piece of paradise that we loved the first moment we saw it twelve years ago and it gets better every year! We have stayed at this small, unique resort fourteen times since our first visit. There are ten cottages, clean as a whistle, each decorated differently, and each with its own private deck. The private beach... More 

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Palm Coast, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is several individual cottages on the gulf side of the Keys, in a very tranquil setting with it's own private cove. The owners are on site, very nice, and have obviously put a tremendous amount of TLC into both the exterior property as well as the interiors of the cottages, which are reported to be all uniquely decorated.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful get away for a romantic weekend or fun for the whole family. The rooms are beautiful and clean and the atmosphere feels like you are on an exotic island. Carol and Mike are wonderful hosts and make you feel like family. You can tell that they put their heart and soul in this place. Highly recommend this resort... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is so peaceful. Every detail of this place is well thought out & well maintained and pristine . Owners Carol & Mike are so gracious & accommodating. The private beach is perfectly kept and the water is clear & perfect for snorkeling, canoeing & paddle boarding. Friendly, relaxing & beautiful tranquility are hallmarks of IBR. It's become an... More 

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USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a jewel in the Keys! Surrounded by a lush tropical landscape, a beautiful beach and gorgeous bay sunsets, you are sure to find your own Zen state. Mike and Carol go out of their way to make you feel welcome and comfortable during your stay with them. Whether your purpose is a quiet get away or something more adventurous... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed four nights here and fell in love with everything Island Bay Resort had to offer. I don't know what more we could have asked for in a resort. It was breathtaking!! So relaxing and beautiful, we didn't feel the need to leave the private property!! However, it is centrally located to travel to the many... More 

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Asheville, NC
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just spent 5 nights here and it was fantastic. From the time we drove through the entrance, I knew it was going to be great. As you drive in, you immediately notice how tropical, beautiful and well-maintained the grounds are. When we checked-in, Carol was so nice and offered a lot of information on restaurants and... More 

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