Key West Beaches
Take a look at a few of the top beaches to check out while you’re visiting Key West. There are also many hidden gems that we don’t publicize, so contact us for your travel planning needs and get (free) insights from our local planning experts if you choose to book your hotel/activities through us!
This beach is unique - large boulders on a hillside overlooking the main channel to Key West. It is in Ft Zachary Taylor park at the Southwestern point. This area was known to be adored by Bess Truman.
Bahia Honda Park and Beach If you are a Beach Buff - this is the beach for you. Bahia Honda has the most pristine waters in the Continental US.
Located in the heart of Key West, just 2 blocks from Mallory Square is Simonton Street Beach. A small but relaxing place to enjoy swimming or a great view while watching the sunset.
Located on the Atlantic Ocean - Higgs Beach is a great place to spend the day. There are volleyball courts, picnic tables and grills. There is also a restaurant (Salute) located right at the Beach. There are other nature facilities adjacent to the park.
Fort Zachary Taylor Beach is a favorite with the locals. Located in the State Park where the Fort stands. A small entrance fee covers clean facilities including outdoor showers, picnic tables and grills. Enjoy the spectacular sunset from a beach chair, and bring water shoes as the beach is filled with crushed coral!
Smathers Beach is the largest beach on the island. A popular spot for everything from weddings to water sports. There are restrooms, picnic tables and food and equipment rental vendors.