Hawks Cay

Duck Key, Florida Keys

Virgin rating

The hotel

This unique resort delivers outstanding comfort and state-of-the-art amenities. Hawks Cay Resort offers a choice of comfortable accommodation, multiple swimming pools and a saltwater lagoon. There is plenty for children, including a unique tree-house playground with slide and tyre swing, as well as a swimming pool with an amazing pirate ship. There are also dedicated kids' clubs with organised activities to keep the young ones amused for hours! The hotel's commitment to the environment is as strong as ever with a dolphin connection programme and ecology tours, so you can learn all about your stunning surrounds. The Calm Waters Spa, with its sauna, whirlpool and steam bath, is the perfect place to indulge yourself for a few hours; it also boasts an excellent range of beauty treatments to get you in tip-top condition! For more active moments, you can hire a bike or take advantage of the fantastic range of water sports on offer, including snorkelling in gorgeous coral reefs. At night, enjoy a cocktail or two in the Lobby Bar, before deciding in which award-winning restaurant to eat. A new fine dining restaurant, Sixty-One Prime features prime steaks and delectable signature seafood dishes in an elegant atmosphere, conveniently located within the resort’s main lobby. Enjoy the Hawks Cay Marketplace offering three meals a day including our famous abundant buffet breakfast. Dine inside or outside overlooking the Resort Pool and Fire Pit. You can even bring your catch along to Angler and Ale for some hook and cook options!

Amenities

  • Bicycle Rental
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Tennis
  • Babysitting service
  • Kids Club
  • Wheelchair access
  • Families
  • Bar
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Free Parking

Where is it

In Duck Key at Mile Marker 61. Driving time from Miami airport: 2 hours 30 minutes.

Hotel information

177 guest rooms and suites on 4 floors with 3 lifts and 250 villas. All with air-conditioning, 42" LCD TV, alarm/clock radio, telephone, WiFi, safe, fridge, hairdryer, iron and board. Hawks Cay King Rooms have a balcony with views of Duck Key and the resort and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

Hawks Cay Queen Rooms have a balcony and 2 queen-size beds, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.

Waterview Rooms have a private balcony with full or partial views of the Atlantic Ocean, private lagoon, pool or the Island Waterway with 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 2 adults.

2-Bedroom Sunset Village Villas, set over 2 storeys, have views of the resort, a fully equipped kitchen, lounge with dining area, 2 upstairs bedrooms with queen-size bed, 1 family bathroom and 1 ensuite bathroom, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children with a 5th person using a sleeper sofa in the lounge.

2-Bedroom Harbor Village Townhome Villas are set over 2 storeys, alongside the deep harbour and quiet canal, with either resort or water views from the balcony. These villas have a fully equipped kitchen,living area, and 2 bedrooms, sleeping maximum 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children with a 5th person using a sleeper sofa in the lounge.

3-Bedroom Harbor Village Townhome Villas are set over 2 storeys, alongside the deep harbour and quiet canal, with either resort or water views from the balcony. These villas have a fully equipped kitchen,living area, and 3 bedrooms, sleeping maximum 8 people.

Parking included in the resort fee. Golf cart rental*

6 restaurants including the outdoor Tiki Grill and Cocktail Bar, Oasis Cay (adults-only outdoor dining and cocktails), Hawks Cay Marketplace (casual family eatery, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner), Sixty-One Prime (fine dining restaurant, open for dinner), Angler and Ale (overlooking the marina with indoor and outdoor dining), Coral Grill (casual poolside dining).

5 swimming pools, including a resort pool, private saltwater lagoon, adult tranquillity pool and family pool, whirlpool and multi-tiered sunbathing area. Private cabana rental*. Bicycle rental* and fitness centre. Water sports* including scuba-diving*, snorkelling*, boat rental*, sunset cruise* and deep-sea fishing*. 8 tennis courts*, volleyball, full-service spa*, sauna, ecology tours*. For children: swimming pool, tree-house playground, organised activities, putting course, games room, pirate ship, Coral Cay Activities and Adventure* (5-12 years).

Room service*. Babysitting service*. WiFi included within resort fee. Gift shop.

This hotel has a resort fee of $42 plus tax per room, per day (payable locally, subject to change).

Resort fee includes use of the following amenities - Guest services - WiFi throughout the resort - Valet/self-parking - Access to the fitness centre - Unlimited access to The Indies Club - On-site shuttle service - Use of chaise lounges - Pool/beach towels. Resort fee, tax and inclusions are subject to change - please see hotel check-in for current inclusions available to you upon arrival.

Wheelchair accessible rooms available on request. Please note that these rooms are subject to availability and may be restricted to specific room categories and bedding arrangements. Rooms and facilities vary between hotels so please check at the time of booking. For more information and contact details please check out our Special Assistance page

*Denotes local charge.

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May 19, 2022 kristinaJ3393RV

Odalys Sanchez was so helpful! She literally was so patient and amazing! She helped us plan our activities for our upcoming trip to Hawks Cay. She went above and beyond to help us book exactly what we were looking for!
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May 18, 2022 Carla C North Haven, Connecticut

After 2 stressful hours of calling other resorts for information on booking an upcoming family vacation, I called into reservations to inquire about a possible stay at Hawks Cay, and what a difference in the quality of customer service! Teresa, the phone reservation agent, was so friendly and upbeat! She happily answered all of my questions and… Read more
After 2 stressful hours of calling other resorts for information on booking an upcoming family vacation, I called into reservations to inquire about a possible stay at Hawks Cay, and what a difference in the quality of customer service! Teresa, the phone reservation agent, was so friendly and upbeat! She happily answered all of my questions and was so informative and helpful. She took the time to explain all the options and amenities and didn't make me feel rushed or like I was a bother. What a difference from every other resort I called! Speaking to Teresa was actually a pleasure! I can't wait to visit Hawks Cay! Read less
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May 16, 2022 acr7 London, United Kingdom

We booked a week here to relax following a full-on week at Disney. All in all it was ok but disappointing given what we paid. The grounds are pleasant, the lagoon is different and fun and the restaurants are ok (if a little pricey) but we were disappointed with our villa in sunset village and with the majority of the staff in the resort. Our… Read more
We booked a week here to relax following a full-on week at Disney. All in all it was ok but disappointing given what we paid. The grounds are pleasant, the lagoon is different and fun and the restaurants are ok (if a little pricey) but we were disappointed with our villa in sunset village and with the majority of the staff in the resort. Our first villa (we had to move mid-week because of some problems) was very tired and dated - had a 1980s feel. It was clean but very basically equipped and nothing like as smart as we had expected. The second was a bit better in that it had clearly been modernised at some point but still pretty poorly equipped - I appreciate the villas are privately owned but how can there be so much variation between them? Does Hawks Cay not insist on a minimum standard? Our experience with a lot of the staff was not great either. Some were good but on several occasions during our stay we had problems, none of which were handled at all well. At other times some of the staff just appeared disinterested with an attitude that suggested dealing with guests was the last thing they wanted to do. Lastly, the Marketplace was a bit of a joke. Some of the staff in there tried their best but it was so inefficient and slow - and all they had to offer was Starbucks coffee (never a fan) and a take-away breakfast buffet. Don't get me wrong, we had a pleasant week and did some great things - kayaking in mangroves, dolphin experience, couple of boat trips but it could (and should) have been so much better. Would we go back to the Cays - possibly; would we go back to Hawks Cay - unlikely. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Best service ever!!! Thank you Liz 😊

May 15, 2022 K7599D

I had the best experience when I went to the Hawks Cay Resort. Awesome Resort and staff. The Angler and Ale restaurant was my favorite place to eat and drink. Liz at the bar was amazing. She new the menu inside in out. She provided me with everything I needed. The food and drinks were perfect. I definitely recommend the restaurant and Liz to… Read more
I had the best experience when I went to the Hawks Cay Resort. Awesome Resort and staff. The Angler and Ale restaurant was my favorite place to eat and drink. Liz at the bar was amazing. She new the menu inside in out. She provided me with everything I needed. The food and drinks were perfect. I definitely recommend the restaurant and Liz to anyone visiting the area. Thank you again for the great service at Angler and Ale 👍🏼👍🏼 Read less
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May 14, 2022 daniellegY4641DI

Beautiful resort and the grounds were very well kept! The landscaping was breath taking. The rooms were updated, clean and spacious. We stayed in the main hotel tower with a pool and lagoon view. The only downside is the food was VERY expensive!!! The people that worked at the resort were friendly especially Ava who took the time to engage our… Read more
Beautiful resort and the grounds were very well kept! The landscaping was breath taking. The rooms were updated, clean and spacious. We stayed in the main hotel tower with a pool and lagoon view. The only downside is the food was VERY expensive!!! The people that worked at the resort were friendly especially Ava who took the time to engage our kiddos and make it a special personalized experience:) thank you Ava ! Read less