Casa Marina, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

This upscale resort, situated on 1,100 feet of private beach, is 0.6 miles from Duval Street nightlife and 1.1 miles from the Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum. The Mediterranean-styled rooms offer city views (some with balconies) or ocean views with either a balcony or lanai. All rooms have Nespresso machines, minifridges and iPod docking stations. Suites add separate living areas and pull-out sofas. Amenities include a kids club, golf, a spa, 2 oceanfront pools and a steakhouse, plus a casual beachside restaurant and water activities. The resort fees cover pool and beach concierge services, a fitness center and phone/Internet access. Sitting on 1,100 feet of secluded beachfront, the largest in Key West, the resort is perfect for lazy days in a hammock on the sand or by one of two sparkling pools. Delight in personalized and pampering pool concierge services, a rejuvenating health club and the beachside Spa al Maré. Enjoy on property world-class water sports, such as Jet Skis, water bikes, snorkeling, a boating pier and direct access to North America’s only living coral reef. Casually elegant dining reaches its pinnacle at Sun-Sun, with signature “toes-in-the-sand” dining experience, featuring oceanfront seating, a refined menu and daily fresh-catch specials. To complete your Key West experience, the vibrant and eccentric Duval Street is minutes from the Resort, easily accessible via a rented scooter or bicycle.