Islamorada, a beautiful destination in the Florida Keys, offers some of the best oceanfront accommodations in the country. Our hotel team at TravelMag.com has compared all of the beachfront hotels in Islamorada using client ratings as the key quality indicator. Our top picks for the best value in three different price categories are included below.
Travelers should keep in mind that, like all destinations in the Florida Keys, Islamorada is quite expensive, especially during the peak season. During this busy travel time, nearly all rooms in the area are priced at $200 or more per night.
Our best pick in the budget category is the Harbor Lights Islamorada motel. While you won’t get a luxury experience here, the rates are affordable compared to most other hotels in the area. In addition, this is a pet-friendly property with a maximum of two pets allowed per room. Located in the city center near attractions like Windley Key Fossil Reef Geological State Park, this motel is also situated on a private sand beach and has an outdoor pool. Rooms are equipped with premium cable channels, air conditioning and safes.
In the mid-range category, La Siesta Resort & Marina comes out on top as a best value for your money. This all-suite resort is located in the historic district with a private beach nearby. Guests enjoy access to an outdoor pool, a spa tub, barbecue grills, a picnic area and laundry facilities. Free breakfast is served each morning and the on-site marina offers easy access to water sports, including wave runners and kayak rentals. One-, two- and three-bedroom suites are available, with each featuring a full kitchen, cable TV and free Wi-Fi.
For an upscale experience, stay at the Pines & Palms Resort. This luxury property is located on a private sand beach near attractions like the Hurricane Monument and the History of Diving Museum. The resort features an outdoor pool, a beach bar, a poolside bar, a garden and barbecue grills. Guests can enjoy fun activities like snorkeling, parasailing and windsurfing nearby. Each room has premium bedding, a balcony or patio, a flat-panel TV, free Wi-Fi and a kitchen with a full-size refrigerator, stove top and cookware.