Tranquility Bay Beachfront Hotel and Resort

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Why We Love It

  • Conch-style cottages with water views, private beach, dining and water sports
  • Stay fit on the go with stand-up paddleboard yoga classes
  • Turn the kids into mini-Jacques Cousteaus with intro snorkel, scuba and dive classes
  • After a successful fishing trip, have the hotel’s Tiki bar cook up your catch to your liking

“#1 of 19 hotels in Marathon” – TripAdvisor

Map & Directions

Tranquility Bay Beachfront Hotel and Resort is approximately an hour and 15 minutes from Key West International Airport. A Keys Shuttle is approximately $35 plus tip for the first passenger. Rental car kiosks are available at the airport. Prices vary by supplier.

Tranquility Bay Beachfront Hotel and Resort is approximately two hours and 15 minutes from Miami International Airport. A Keys Shuttle is approximately $70 plus tip for the first passenger. Rental car kiosks are available at the airport. Prices vary by supplier.

Rooms & Rates

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If there was a fairy tale based on cottages at the beach, the Tranquility Bay Beachfront Hotel and Resort would be the happily ever after. The small compound of one, two and three bedroom cottages is on a private white sand beach, each with a private porch or veranda and most with water views.

The property embodies the conch-style architecture Key West is known for, mixing Victorian details like gingerbread trim with tropical island accents like plantation shutters and sloping roofs. Inside, the rooms have preppy-chic styling with pastel-colored walls and furniture and rattan accents.

Although the rest of the cottage is relaxed in style, the en-suite kitchens have granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, ready for slicing and dicing. Spacious bathrooms with frameless glass shower doors encourage lingering under a hot shower to wash off the sand and surf.

You could spend the entire time here going back and forth between the lagoon-style swimming pool and the private sandy beach. Or, try your hand at one of the many active ways to enjoy the ocean access including snorkeling, parasailing and wave runners. There’s introductory snorkel, scuba and dive classes that will teach your little ones to become ocean explorers. Grownups can try a stand up paddleboard yoga class, or just skip the exercise and indulge in an in-room spa treatment.

Fishing enthusiasts of all levels can try sport fishing, flats fishing or even bridge fishing. Marathon is a favorite among anglers of all levels for the variety and year-round availability of game fish. Turn your catch of the day into the evening’s dinner. The hotel’s Tiki bar will prepare your prize to your liking. If catch and release is more your thing, the hotel’s Butterfly Café has a mix of finer dining and kid-friendly choices to please everyone.

From the press:
  • “#1 of 19 hotels in Marathon” – TripAdvisor
  • “Guests look like models on a photo shoot” – Fodor’s



  • Bar
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • 100% smoke-free

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Flatscreen TV


  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in guest rooms
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities may not be available in all rooms and some amenities or services incur an additional charge and are subject to change. Please check with the hotel directly.


Check-in: Standard check-in time: 4pm

Checkout: Standard checkout time: 11am

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

Additional details: Pets not allowed. You must present a photo ID when checking in. Your credit card is charged at the time you book. Bed type and smoking preferences are not guaranteed. Your reservation is prepaid and is guaranteed for late arrival. The total charge includes all room charges and taxes, as well as fees for access and booking. Any incidental charges such as parking, phone calls, and room service will be handled directly between you and the property.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in or checkout.

  • A late check-out fee will be charged
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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Customer Service available 24 hours

Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

The room rates listed are for double occupancy per room unless otherwise stated and exclude tax recovery charges and service fees.

*Unless otherwise stated, Travelzoo-exclusive extras are valid once per stay (based on two adults sharing). Value is an estimate based on double occupancy. Extras are only included with Member Rates and may not be available on all dates. Extras are non-transferable and have no cash value. Total value may vary depending on time of booking and availability. When included, breakfast may be limited to 2 guests per stay subject to hotel’s discretion. Other restrictions may apply; see our T&Cs for details.

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