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The Florida Keys Hotels

The Moorings Village

  • 123 Beach Rd. Map It
  • Upper Matecumbe Key
  • Casual Chic
  • Fodor's Choice


  • Romantic setting
  • Good dining options with room-charging privileges
  • Beautiful beach


  • No room service
  • Extra fee for housekeeping
  • Daily resort fee for activities

Updated 07/15/2014

Fodor's Review

This tropical retreat is everything you imagine when you think of the Keys—from hammocks swaying between towering trees to sugar-white sand (arguably the Keys' best resort beach) lapped by aqua-green waves. West Indies–style cottages with cypress and Dade County pine accents, colorful shutters, private verandas, and wicker furniture sit in a canopy of coconut palms and old forest landscaping on a residential street off the highway. This is a high-end slice of Old Florida,

so don't expect tacky tiki bars. The one-, two-, and three-bedroom cottages all have modern kitchens with modern appliances. A palm-lined walkway leads to the beach, where a swimming dock awaits. The spa offers massages (in the beach chickee, if you desire) and beauty treatments. During busy season, there may be a two-night minimum-stay requirement for one-bedroom cottages, and a one-week minimum on other lodgings. Neighboring Cheeca Lodge, the Moorings has the same high standards but is less cramped, more private and exclusive, and possibly the most beautiful property in the Keys.

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Hotel Information


MM 81.6 OS, 123 Beach Rd., Islamorada, Florida, 33036, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • 6 cottages, 12 houses
  • No meals

Updated 07/15/2014


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