Key Largo, FL 

Kona Kai Resort, Gallery and Botanic Gardens

97802 Overseas Highway
(mm 97.8 Bayside)
Key Largo, FL 33037 US
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Rates: $219 to $689
Total Rooms: 13
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)


Circa 1940. Kona Kai Resort, Gallery and Botanic Gardens is beautifully situated on Florida Bay on the island of Key Largo in the Florida Keys. Located 75 minutes south of Miami, Kona Kai makes a perfect getaway in itself, or as a base to explore the Keys, Everglades and South Miami. Within minutes of the inn, guests enjoy the best snorkeling, fishing, diving and eco-touring in the area. Nestled amongst botanic garden plantings throughout the property are remodeled guest-rooms and suites. Completely updated in 2013, accommodations have quality cottage furnishings, glass block showers, fine bedding, original artwork and upscale toiletries. The inn has extensive botanic gardens and guests are invited on complimentary guided ethnobotanic tours. Everything, even the sand under the hammocks, is manicured. Guests enjoy sunsets on the dock or lounging around the pool. Publicity and Awards: Fodor's Choice selection every year since 2009; Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence" and top rating on Google Hotel Finder make Kona Kai top rated by travel writers and guests.Location: Ocean Community and Waterfront.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $219 to $689
Payment types accepted include American Express, Discover, Master Card, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and Visa.
Rooms: This property has 13 total guest accommodations with private bath, 8 total suites, including 2 two-bedroom suites and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: applicable during some area special events and holidays - check with Front Desk
Cancellation: If you need to cancel a reservation of 6 nights or less, you must let us know at least 21 days prior to your arrival date; six weeks prior for group reservations, holiday reservations or stays of 7 or more nights. Cancellation requirements for special event reservations may vary. If you cancel without our required notice we will try our best to resell your room; if we do we will cheerfully refund whatever portion of your reservation is applicable. We do not refund monies for inclement weather or other circumstances beyond our control. Deposits are non-transferable to alternate dates. For your safety and security, on June 1st our Hurricane Cancellation policy will again go into effect. That policy is, simply, from June 1st through October 31st, once a NOAA Hurricane Warning is put into effect for Key Largo, you can postpone or cancel your vacation at Kona Kai with absolutely no fees or penalties. This is the only exception to our cancellation policy. You must confirm any Hurricane cancellation with our reservation desk and receive a cancellation number.

Services & Amenities

Amenities In Room: Refrigerator, Bath Amenities, DVD, Coffeemaker, Cable TV, Television, Wireless Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Iron/Ironing Board, Kitchen, Air Conditioning, books - magazines and most with cottage kitchens.
Amenities On Site: Swimming, Free parking on premise, Tennis, Pool, Wi-Fi, DVD library, beachfront pool - heated & chilled, paddleboats/kayaks, Enviro Tours-of-the Everglades, beachside massage/yoga, paddleboarding, backcountry fishing, tropical botanic garden, shuffleboard, ping-pong, sunsets every night, international art gallery and complimentary tours of botanic gardens.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Yoga/Meditation and Massages.


Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Romantic Getaways and small groups.
Other Activities: Tennis, Water Sports, Wineries, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Beaches, Art Galleries, snorkeling, scuba diving, para-sailing and paddle-boarding.

Romantic Interest

As an adults-only enclave, with a beach overlooking Everglades National Park and sunsets visible every day of the year, most guests find our resort very romantic and return often.