Aloha from Key Largo
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Kona Kai Resort

Surrender to Tropical Exclusivity

The Kona Kai Resort is a uniquely enchanting property right on the emerald-colored stretch of the Florida Keys. Nestled inside a tranquil botanical garden offering 13 airy rooms and suites that resemble private cottages in a secluded and dreamy paradise.


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    Rate Guaranteed
  • 10% Off
    When Booking Direct
  • Fruit Basket
    Upon Arrival

Why You'll Never Want To Leave

An On-Site Botanic Garden

Offering a unique feature you will not find elsewhere along the Keys, the Kona Kai offers a verdant on-site Botanical Garden showcasing a cultivated collection of local and imported species of tropical flora.

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Blue as Far as the Eyes can See

Kona Kai boasts a stretch of private, sand-covered sunning beach with hammocks and delicately swaying palms, a scenic cove to admire marine wildlife and beach access for swimming or kayaking, as well as a beautiful pier for sunset gazing.

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An Art Gallery

The Kona Kai has its own art gallery showcasing works by local and visiting artists. The space welcomes you on arrival and also hosts exhibits, gallery nights, and other artful events.

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Beach House Cottages

Immerse yourself in the elegant pleasures of the tropics inside our fully-equipped rooms and suites that resemble your very own beach bungalow beaming with sunlight, natural linens, artful details and thoughtful amenities throughout.

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Tropical Paradise

“This resort is immaculate, tropical and well-run. The staff was professional and willing to do anything to make my stay comfortable. I felt like this was “old Florida “ at its finest. The sunsets were priceless, there are dozens of restaurants nearby, the best review I can give is to say I’ll be back, in fact, I’ve already made a reservation for next year.”

Eric T. | TripAdvisor

Perfect Private Getaway

“This place is gorgeous! Private getaway with a secluded beach equipped with kayaks at free use. While kayaking, dolphins swam alongside us at their leisure almost close enough to touch. The resort even had a beautiful botanical garden greenhouse as well as plant life throughout the resort.”

Austin B. | TripAdvisor

A Gem in Key Largo

“My husband and I visited Kona Kai while Key hopping for our 25th wedding anniversary in May. The resort is quiet and tranquil. The garden is beautiful and the beach is private. Grab a book and read in the hammock on the beach. Rooms are like small apartments with a living area and full kitchen.”

Kristy L. | TripAdvisor
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Weddings An Idyllic Affair

From shimmering beach sunsets to a tropical garden setting, the Kona Kai transforms your big day into a tropically intimate affair of romantic elegance.

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Location Florida Bay

Located on Mile Marker #98, Gulf side, and on a lush stretch of private beach, the Kona Kai Resort is conveniently situated near coveted dining establishments, fascinating popular attractions and museums in Key Largo, nearby Tavernier and Islamorada.

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