Kona Kai Resort, Gallery and Botanic Gardens

A Fodors "Choice" Hotel 2012, 2011, 2010 and 2009: One of the Keys finest small luxury resorts. Located directly on the waters of Florida Bay, Kona Kai is a tropically landscaped, private sanctuary of eleven Floribbian style accommodations reserved exclusively for adults. This elegant, island-style oasis is romantic, quiet and carefree. Regularly recommended by leading travel publications Kona Kai is the perfect alternative to the crowds and formality of a big, full-service resort.

The resort also features The Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai, a unique tropical botanic garden that strives to connect plants and people. Garden tours are complimentary for registered guests; a small fee and appointment is required for visitors.


Accommodation Type

Bed & Breakfast, Hotel


Birding, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Kayaking, Parasailing, Scuba/Diving, Shuffleboard, Snorkeling, Swimming


Boat Dock, Concierge Desk, Free Local Calls, Gift Shop, Hot Tub, Housekeeping, Luggage storage available, Non-smoking Rooms, Parking, Pool Heated, Pool Outdoor, Tennis Court



Fishing Type

Back Bay Fishing, Deep Sea Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing

Guest Information

Children Allowed Min. Age: 16, Wireless (Wi-Fi)

Hours of Operation

Hours: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. daily or by appointment.

Items Available

Health & Beauty, Music


Bayfront, Beach Access, Beachfront, Island, Restaurant Nearby, Shopping Nearby, Waterfront