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Island Bay Resort

92530 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
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Island Bay Resort
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  • 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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Chelmsford, UK
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 hotel reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It must be the 5th to 6th time we visited Island Bay and yet again, it was what the doctor recommended: relaxation and bliss. We were staying 3 cottages up from the beach, not our favourite by the beach but it was just as good. Perfect weather added to the feeling that we'd come home. We were only there for... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fellow Mommy and very good friend of mine stayed at this amazing little getaway before I was to have my second child. Our only regret? Leaving! It is quaint, cozy and peaceful and the owners are wonderful. Everything you could want for a relaxing vacation. We have talked about how wonderful our stay was ever since. Now that my... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're back for out third time in two years - it's not often enough! From the warm, genuine, funny and wonderful hosts, Mike and Carol, to the beautiful landscaping to the perfect cottages, we've never had a more relaxing or fulfilling vacation. You can bask in the sun, take out a kayak (kayaks available on property) and paddle all over... More

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Key Largo
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this place using Trip advisor. As soon as we arrived we noticed how clean and well maintained the property was. Karen and Mike made us feel at home when we arrived. The room was very clean, the views are awesome. They also have complimentary kayaks and snorkel gear.... Enjoy!!!

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Springfield, Virginia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place sets the standard for all other hotels in the Keys to live up to! This is a very small resort, which made it that much nicer. I almost never saw the owners or other guests. It was like we had the whole resort to ourselves. The beach on the property is VERY nice. They had lounge chairs, hammocks,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This resort is a must stay on your way down the keys. The resort helps you relax, unwind, and reset to "island time." This is our second stay at the resort and it becomes harder to leave each time. The pictures on the website just do not capture how wonderful this resort actually is to visit. Upon arrival, your room... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My husband and I Rented a car and drove from Miami airport to Island Bay Resort for the first five days of our Florida Keys SCUBA diving/ relaxation vacation. Enjoyed each day. Comfortable clean room, mini-frig, small stove, coffee pot with coffee. Our room #4 was short walk to beach area. All rooms have a small deck with an umbrella... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Immaculate property! Tasteful brick paving in parking area and path to dock. A lot of trees and flowers throughout the property. Sandy beach freshly raked every morning. Lounge and adironack chairs grouped along sandy beach and at end of dock with umbrellas and solar lamps for sunny weather, as well as, sunset enjoyment. Bocce court, snorkel gear, scuba lockers, and... More

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1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We can't say enough about the Island Bay Resort. It exceeded our expectations and beyond. It's so quiet, private, picturesque and comfortable. Also centrally located for restaurants and activities. The small beach is great, plenty of seating with umbrellas and shady spots. We took the kayak out one day, and snorkeled every day. Calm, shallow and warm waters - not... More

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Newington, Connecticut
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed for two nights on the way down to Key West. It was the perfect way to start the de-stressing process:). The owners, the grounds, the peacefulness was exactly what I had envisioned after reading other reviews and exploring their website. There are so many little touches that just make it easy to relax and enjoy. We stayed at the... More

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Address: 92530 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
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Location: United States > Florida > Florida Keys > Key Largo > Tavernier
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
Island Bay Hotel Tavernier
Island Bay Tavernier
Island Bay Resort Key Largo/Tavernier

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Island Bay Resort provides you with a total "Florida Keys experience." Our hotel is centrally located between Key Largo and Islamorada and just two hours from Key West. Enjoying your Florida vacation is easy. Swimming, snorkeling, boating and beach sunbathing can all be enjoyed from our resort’s beaches. ... more   less 
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