Trust us: You're going to need some horizontal time on this filling adventure. Try these sweet stays.
- Casa Morada: Sleek, minimalist, funky suites. Well hidden on the bayside. Rates: $130-$240. 136 Madeira Road, Islamorada; 305-664-0044, 1-888-881-3030, or www.casamorada.com.
- Cheeca Lodge & Spa: Oceanfront resort famous for fishing. Brand new spa. Rates: $210-$2,100. U.S. 1, MM 82 Oceanside; 305-664-4651, 1-800-327-2888, or www.cheeca.com.
- Little Palm Island Resort and Spa: Surreal, elegant setting and pampering with utmost seclusion and romance. Rates: $595-$1,695. Three miles offshore at U.S. 1, MM 28.5 Oceanside, Little Torch Key; (305) 872-2524, 1-800-343-8567, or www.littlepalmisland.com.
Sticking with the trip's theme, we chose this freshened inn in Key West.
- Key Lime Inn: Recently renovated inn and cottages. Feels like a very nice motel with special island touches. Walking distance to most of town. Rates: $95-$215. 725 Truman Avenue, Key West; (305) 294-5229, 1-800-549-4430, or www.keylimeinn.com.
This article is from the January 2002 issue of Southern Living. Because prices, dates, and other specifics are subject to change, please check all information to make sure it's still current before making your travel plans.