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The Florida Keys are a boater’s paradise, with so many things to do on the surrounding waters. Therefore a number of hotels accommodate boaters by having boat ramps, boat slips, or entire marinas onsite. There is something special about being able to dock your boat right outside of your room. From luxury resort properties to non-fussy motels, these are the 12 best Florida Keys hotels with boat slips, docks, and ramps.
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This beachfront hotel in Islamorada is sure to impress a wide variety of travelers, from couples to families to fishermen and other outdoor enthusiasts. At a great location within walking distance to Islamorada’s top shopping and dining, city lovers will embrace La Jolla’s central locale. However boaters and fishermen will choose La Jolla Resort for its onsite boat docking at its bayside marina. Don’t miss out on the free kayak, paddleboard, and bike rentals included in your stay here.
With a name like Harborside, this motel and marina is sure to please boaters, especially those on a budget. This budget-friendly Key West accommodation option offers waterfront views along with major perks like free Wi-Fi, onsite swimming pool, and free private parking. You’ll find boat slips, fish cleaning tables, and barbecue grills at the Harborside Marina.
For boaters seeking a luxury stay in the Florida Keys, Coral Lagoon Resort Villas will not disappoint. There are 25 villas and cottages on this waterfront property that come with private porches and gourmet kitchens. Some of the villas actually have slip space for 36-foot-long boats. Coral Lagoon is home to a full-service marina too.
This casual yet refined beachfront resort is a favorite among travelers to the Florida Keys. This hotel isn’t just home to a dock but a whole marina with amenities for boaters. Boaters will enjoy the shower facilities and even the shuttle to laundry services found at the marina. Postcard Inn Beach Resort is home to rooms, suites, cottages and four onsite bars and restaurants.
This three-acre resort boasts 500 feet of waterfront views. Atlantic Bay Resort guests have access to the dock and boat ramp. With only 19 accommodations, this small resort is ideal for those looking for a more private resort experience often not found with massive resort communities. Guests enjoy plenty of free amenities, like an outdoor pool, kayaks, paddleboards, beach towels, and bikes.
Parmer’s Resort is found in the Lower Florida Keys and spans five acres of oceanfront property. This resort is home to 20 boat slips, which can be used by guests for a nightly fee. While you’re docked at Parmer’s Resort, enjoy the onsite beach, outdoor pool, seaside yoga classes, mini golf, or the paddleboards and kayaks. With rooms, studios, suites, and cottages to choose from, this resort offers an accommodation option for a wide variety of travelers.
This Florida establishment is known first as a marina and secondly as a lodge. Bud ‘N Mary’s is a popular marina that services tourists and locals alike with boat rentals, boat docking, and even diving and snorkeling information and rentals. Short term boat docking here is discounted for guests that stay at Bud ‘N Mary’s Lodge. Accommodations at the lodge range from hotel rooms to house boats to an entire oceanfront house.
Another resort with its own marina, Ragged Edge Resort is a three-star hotel that refers to itself as a “boater’s paradise.” This resort marina has a number of amenities that boaters will appreciate, like power hookups, a fish cleaning station, bait freezer, and fresh water hoses. The marina is only for resort guest vessels, so it’s a more private marina experience here. When you aren’t at the marina or out on the water, unwind in the hammock or at the outdoor pool at Ragged Edge.
Guests with small vessels up to 30 feet can dock at La Siesta Resort and Marina. Although this Islamorada resort has plenty of its own great amenities — like a continental breakfast, private beach, and pool — guests can also gain access to its sister resort and marina Postcard Inn. A room, suite, or cottage awaits you at La Siesta Resort and Marina.
The marina at Seascape Motel has a boat launch, boat dock, lighting and electricity. This oceanside marina is only a short boat drive away to Vaca Cut where you can explore the bay side. Aside from the marina, this motel is a family-friendly lodging option in Marathon with free bike rentals and an outdoor pool. There are only 12 rooms here, making Seascape a low-key option for Key West travelers.
Banana Bay is a 59-room resort with its own private marina. The marina has 34 boat slips and a boat ramp too. Unlike other resorts on this list, Banana Bay can accommodate larger vessels up to 56 feet. Aside from short term boat slip rentals for resort guests, this marina offers long term monthly rentals as well. Free Wi-Fi, free breakfast, and a marina that is staffed 24 hours a day make Banana Bay Resort a top option for Key West boaters.
Indigo Reef is a resort community with villa homes with gorgeous views of the ocean. This Marathon resort offers boat slips for boats up to 31 feet. There is a specific dock that corresponds to each villa here. Guests to Indigo Reef also enjoy other amenities like a waterfront pool and fitness center.