Do coconut palm trees, sandy beaches, crystal clear water and warm temperatures sound like your perfect vacation spot? Hawk's Cay is a dream come true located on Duck Key in the Florida Keys. The resort is on a secluded sixty-acre island. The only living coral reefs on the east coast are just a snorkel or scuba dive away, right offshore. Other water sports include sailing, swimming, waterskiing and fishing. This is a great place to take advantage of nature's playground! The Dolphin Connection is a program that teaches guests about dolphin biology and ecosystems.
Children ages 3-12 can join "The Island Adventure Club". They have daily activities such as scavenger hunts, ecology tours, tiki-boat races, fishing and field trips. The program includes lunch and a T-shirt. In the evening, kids ages 5 to 12 can also participate in Kids Night Out -- a theme-oriented program which includes dinner and a movie. Themes include Florida Keys Island Night, Pirate Adventure Night, and Safari Excursion Night. Babysitting services are also available with advance reservations
The resort has had many famous guests stay in its ocean and Gulf of Mexico view rooms. Each room has its own private balcony and refrigerator. Suites have sleeping alcoves, one or two bedrooms and a livingroom. Children under 16 stay for free.
Seafood lovers will enjoy menus with local catches of the day for lunch and dinner. The Palm Terrace serves a delicious breakfast buffet until 10:30. The poolside restaurant Cantina, has casual lunches and dinners including conch chowder. (This is a must eat while staying in the Keys!) Ship's Pub is dockside at the Marina is a disco and serves steak and off the boat seafood. Italian cuisine is featured at Porto Cayo with beautiful music.
For more information, call Hawk's Cay Resort and Marina at (888) 814-9174 or (305) 743-7000 or visit them on the web www.hawkscay.com