About Key West

About Key West.

With the azure waters that surround our island chain as its muse, Key West is a place to ponder in creativity and history. At the Marquesa, you can call upon our Concierge and staff to help guide you in experiencing the unique offerings of Key West. Plan your itinerary in advance when you book your reservation or when you arrive.

Call our concierge at (305) 292-1919 to make advance bookings.

Best things to do during your stay >

Bikes on the beach.

Conch Cruisers

The island is at your fingertips (or your bike pedals) when you cruise around Old Town on a Conch Cruiser.
two sailboats at sunset

Sailing Trips

There is something about setting out into the water and getting away from land that relaxes the soul. Take a sail out to the reef for a snorkel adventure on a catamaran or book an intimate sunset cruise on a tall ship.
Dolphin in Key West, FL


The Florida Keys is home to some of the most unique eco-systems. Learn more about these natural wonders on a backcountry kayak trip, dolphin tour & encounter, or set-off on a glass bottom boat.
key west museum

Museums & Attractions

Key West is iconic for its colorful characters of authors, artists, treasure hunters and historical figures that built this city. Learn more about 6-toed cats at The Hemingway House & Gardens or dive into treasure hunting at the Mel Fisher Museum.
key west trolley

Trolley & Trains

Wind through the streets of Key West on a Conch Train or Trolley while they highlight the best stories and sights of the city.
Shopping In Key West.

Shopping & Galleries

Shop Boutiques and Galleries as unique as the island itself. Explore on your own or ask a concierge about their favorites.
The beach, blue skies, and palm trees.

Key West Beaches

Soak up the sun under swaying palms with the turquoise waters at your toes. Visit the nearby Fort Zachary Taylor, built in the mid-1800s, and a natural beach that is a favorite for swimming and snorkeling. On the South side of Key West, you will find our longest stretch of sand, Smathers Beach or Higgs Beach, home to the White Street fishing pier.
Off Shore Fishing.

World-Class Fishing

The Florida Keys are known for amazing fishing year-round. Enjoy back-country fishing the flats and shallows for permit, tarpon, or bone fish or experience fishing just inside the reef for snapper, grouper, or tuna. If you are feeling more adventurous, head beyond the reef for deep water fishing for sailfish, marlin, or mahi-mahi.

Luxurious Living

After a day exploring Key West come home to your comfortable and luxurious room at Hotel Marquesa.

Luxurious Living

After a day exploring Key West come home to your comfortable and luxurious room at Hotel Marquesa.


Conch Cruiser

Did you know that 20% of all locals in Key West ride bikes as their primary mode of transportation? We call them, Conch Cruisers, and we have two reserved for you!


Gift Cards Now Available

Give the gift of adventure, exploration or relaxation in Key West. Gift cards to our resort, restaurant and spa are now available for purchase.