Welcome to an Animal Lovers’ Paradise in the Florida Keys

It’s time to celebrate the natural beauty of the island chain and its abundance of wildlife. From stunning sea creatures to awesome aquatic birds, there are plenty of places to discover the unique wonders of the Keys. One of the most popular is right here on our doorstep at Tranquility Bay Resort, Marathon. Nesting Sea Turtles…

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Our Guide to the Best Florida Keys Beaches

Activities abound in the Florida Keys. From sightseeing to watersports, there are countless sources of entertainment along this vibrant archipelago. However, if you are seeking the ultimate in island relaxation during your stay at Tranquility Bay, few things can surpass an afternoon at the beach – aside from our in-room spa services, of course. Whether…

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A Family-Friendly Florida Keys New Year

Key West is famed for its New Year’s Eve celebrations, from the Shoe Drop at the Bourbon Street Pub/New Orleans House complex, to the Conch Shell Drop at Sloppy Joe’s. But for those wanting a slightly tamer celebration – one the whole family can enjoy – there is still lots to enjoy in the Florida…

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Five Ways to Get in Touch With Nature in Marathon

The Florida Keys are blessed with an abundance of natural beauty everywhere you look; from the island chain’s indigenous creatures and crystal-clear Gulf of Mexico, to the white sand beaches and tropical pink hibiscus flowers. One of the best seasons in the year to experience the natural beauty of the Keys is during fall when…

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Christmas in the Keys

We’re dreaming of a white sand Christmas. One where you can swap winter boots for flip flops, snowmen for sandcastles, and winter warmers for cocktails on the beach. Sounds heavenly, right? The holiday season is fast approaching, and here at Tranquility Bay Resort in Marathon, we’re gearing up for the festivities. The Florida Keys will…

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Tranquility Bay Guests Are Not the Only Ones “Feline” Pampered in Paradise

Guests at Tranquility Bay will love “feline” in touch with the resort’s wild side when they meet the majestic mix of orange, tabby and white-furred cats residing inside.  Marilyn, Emmy, Stanley, and Ducky are the cutely-named creatures who have made Tranquility Bay their home since being rescued from the local Keys Animal Hospital. Under the loving care of…

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Maximize Every Moment in Paradise this Thanksgiving Day

Most of the world may be starting to wrap up against the colder seasonal air, but here in the Florida Keys we’re losing the layers and still basking under the warm tropical sunshine. With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, plans are in the place to welcome families and friends to celebrate the season in…

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Pause for the Claws: Marathon’s Stone Crab Eating Contest

Planning a Florida Keys vacation this November? You’re in luck – especially if you’re craving fresh crab! On November 10th, Marathon will turn into a munch-a-thon, with the eighth annual Stone Crab Claw Eating Contest kicking off the Florida Keys’ stone crab harvest season. Have a shell of a time as you crack, clean and…

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Top Tips for Romantic Retreats in the Florida Keys

When summer comes to an end, the Florida Keys quiet down through the fall and become every couple’s dream destination for a romantic retreat. Love is in the warm, tropical air and the beaches are free from the crowds, making this an ideal season for a getaway for two. From romantic rooms with lush garden…

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