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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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Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I just got back from a two night stay and will definitely be returning in the future. Arrived to hear the sounds of Jimmy Buffet playing throughout the resort. Grounds are immaculate and perfectly maintained. The view to the west of the bay is amazing (best sunset view you could ask for). Room was spotless, my wife... More 

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Long Island, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My new husband and I stayed here for the first part of our Honeymoon in the Keys. We can't say enough how much we loved this place. It was quiet, quaint, and clean. Mike and Carol were accommodating without being intrusive. We planned on making this a place to come to again and celebrate milestones and anniversaries! We highly recommend... More 

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West Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend this hotel. It is the very best place we have ever stayed! Every detail was considered by Mike and Carol, the hosts of this beautiful property and resort. We just simply relaxed in this hotel, which is truly a piece of paradise. Every want and need was already accommodated, and we actually didn't want to leave to... More 

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Liverpool, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently returned to Island Bay Resort in Tavernier, FL for our second visit. And, for us it was like a return to paradise! It is such a tranquil, beautiful tropical haven. Once again, we stayed in unit #7, Conch Key. It is a very roomy, comfortable, and cozy unit and had everything we might need, including a well equipped... More 

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Edgewater, Florida
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in #7 (as requested) for the second time as we visited last year and fell in love with the place. Our hosts, Mike and Carol really make you feel at home and their restaurant and activity recommendations are right on... Each evening most of the guests walk down to beach area, settle into one of the several recliners... More 

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North East, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our second visit to Island Bay Resort. My fiance and I stayed there over spring break last year. When we decided on a Keys wedding this year we knew where we wanted to stay. We even booked two other rooms for our guests. Mike and Carol are incredible hosts. Always there to answer questions or to give their... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's not easy to find---even on the Overseas Highway; nor is it part of the glamours seven mile bridge or Islamarada or Marathon or Key West. Island Bay Resort does not have a pool.....only private secluded beach on the gulf side (Florida Bay). There's no bar, no dining room. 10 cottages all indivdually decorated with keys "stuff", each with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful, peaceful paradise! It is apparent that there is consistent attention to details inside the cottages and in the park-like setting outdoors. Breakfast on the porch was a great way to begin each day! Sunsets are fabulous from the beach or dock. Wildlife abounds in the water. Snorkeling and kayaking equipment available for the adventurous. This was our second... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
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45 reviews 45 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Island Bay Resort is a wonderful, private, paradise! Tucked away from the rest of the world, is this tropical hidden gem! We stayed only 3 nights and I wished with all my heart it could have been longer! We stayed in Sunsets Cottage and it was absolutely adorable! Perfect for our needs with a small kitchenette, kingsize bed + 2... More 

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

We just returned from a wonderful trip to Florida and spent 3 nights in this beautiful resort. This is one of the most outstanding places that we have ever stayed in...all the amenities and personal touches were really appreciated. This is the perfect spot for couples or a girl's trip to the Keys. It is a very private area and... More 

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