Hawks Cay resort is a 60-acre resort-destination on the secluded and intimate isle of Duck Key in the Florida Keys.

The resort is home to 427 villas and hotel guestrooms; six restaurants; a saltwater lagoon; five swimming pools; on-site water sports; fishing charters; and Dolphin Connection facility. Hawks Cay is avacation spot for families seeking the quintessential tropical escape centered around fun in the sun. With onsite activities for toddlers to teens, there is something for everyone in the family.

Coral Cay Activities & Adventure Club, a safe enclosed area, is home to the resort’s famed Pirate Ship Pool. Also found in this area is a cast of characters who interact with the kids including Koral the Mermaid, a fan favorite, who reads stories by the pool. Guests with younger children will definitely want to catch the interactive Swashbuckling Pirate Show. For older tweens and teens, the resort’s watersports are the real attraction.  Kids can take out a paddleboard or kayak to use in the resort’s enclosed saltwater lagoon. With adult supervision, they can rent unique pontoon-style paddleboards and kayaks from the marina to take out in the open sea or explore nearby canals.

This age group is also perfect for the trainer for the day at the Dolphin Connection, where kids ages 10 and up can actually work alongside the facility’s real trainers to see what it takes to care of the resort’s pod of bottlenose dolphins. For kids who prefer to be a little more active, the resort has brand new pickle ball courts, as well as tennis, basketball, beach volleyball, a soccer field, and a putting course, just to name a few. Of course, there is plenty to do as a family as well. Guests can choose from a handful of fishing excursions ranging from offshore to back country, as well as snorkel trips and private boat rentals right from Hawks Cay Marina.

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