January is Fun in Key West!

There is never a bad time to visit Key West, but January may be the best month to enjoy the southernmost part of the United States. While the rest of the country is bundled up indoors, the month of January in Key West is traditionally in the mid-70s and sunny. Besides having superb weather, January in Key West is loaded with an abundance of exciting events for tourists and residents alike. Here’s a short list of exciting happenings taking place in Key West during the month of January:

  1. 30th Annual Regatta Race WeekimagesTaking place January 15-20, this thrilling must-see event features world-class yachting competition from all over the world. There will be upwards of 100 yacht teams competing for class Championships and is a fun time for the whole family. To view the action, fans can book seats on spectator boats ranging from excursion catamarans to historic tall ships or from land at Key West’s Atlantic-front restaurants, resorts and beaches.

  1. 12th Annual Key West Seafood FestivalunknownAs long as you’re not allergic to shellfish, you’ll absolutely love this event! Held at Key West’s Bayview Park on January 14 & 15, the Seafood Festival is sure to be a weekend of shell cracking, butter dipping fun. A family-friendly event with fresh Key West seafood, drinks, marine-related crafts, youth activities, and live music.

  1. Key West Food & Wine FestivalunknownGrab a wine glass and a fork, as you pair your favorite vino with Key West’s finest culinary delicacies. From January 25-29, enjoy premiere cuisine and wine brought to you by top chefs and restaurateurs in a flavorful schedule of events for food lovers. Highlights include neighborhood wine strolls, food and wine pairings, intriguing seminars and a grand tasting.

  1. 57th Annual Key West House & Garden Toursunknown-1Have you ever wanted to see the inside of Key West’s oldest and most exquisite homes? Here is your chance! Tour a series of elegant and unique private homes, ranging from luxurious restorations to creative renovations, and the interior design that complements each. March tours are offered 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on January 13 & 14.

  1. 32nd Annual Key West Craft Showunknown-2Strengthen your craft game by joining the thousands of attendees browsing and buying creatively crafted items made by local artisans who gather to display their talents at this popular outdoor festival. Event held January 28 & 29 on Whitehead Street in historic Old Town Key West.


    It’s not too late to plan your January escape of the blistering winter experienced by most of the country. Come down for a long weekend, kick back for a week, or stay for the whole month! We still have some homes available for January, these homes include:

Gulfside Vistas

Stunning Third Floor 2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom Waterfront Condominium in Truman Annex with Waterfront Community Pool Access. Available Weekly.


Suzy’s Parrot Perch

Charming Second Story 2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom Apartment in Old Town Near Duval Street. Available Nightly & Weekly.


Octopus’s Garden

Beautiful 2-Story 3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Private Home at Coral Hammock Gated Community with Pool & Fitness Center. Available Nightly & Weekly.


Casita Angelita

Fully Renovated First Floor 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo located just off Duval Street. Available Nightly & Weekly.


Nature’s Edge

Luxurious First Floor 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom Condo at Smathers Beach. Available Nightly & Weekly.



Visit our website: www.lastkeyrealty.com to see all of our available Vacation Rentals and to book your Key West stay for January, it will be here before you know it! See you in Paradise ?


A Different Kind of Colorful Key West This Fall

Greetings from Key West,

Summer has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the sun has stopped shining in Key West. As a year-round vacation destination, there is truly never a bad time to visit Key West. Over the next few months we have lots of exciting events happening that will make a last minute getaway worthwhile!

Have you heard of WINEDINE KEYWEST? It kicks off this month and is an exciting opportunity to experience Key West’s iconic food scene at local discount prices. Participating restaurants will offer three-course prix-fixe menus from September 16th – October 16th. For more information on WINEDINE KEY WEST, take a look at their website: www.winedinekeywest.com. We are offering a last minute reservation discount when you book a Last Key Vacation Rental between now and October 22nd.mvt_j5mjOf course, the last week of October is Fantasy Fest. This year’s dates are October 21st – 30th. Take part in the crazy weeklong shenanigans featuring the Bahama Village Goombay Festival, the Zombie Bike Ride, the Pet Masquerade, the 34th Annual Headdress Ball, the Fantasy Fest Street Fair, The Famous Fantasy Fest Parade, and much, much more! Put on your most extraordinary costume and join us for a week of Halloween fun! For complete details, check out the official Fantasy Fest website: www.fantasyfest.com We still have nightly & weekly rental homes available for the week of Fantasy Fest, including: Avalynn House, Casa Victoria, Coastal Loving, Gulfside Vistas, Suzy’s Parrot Perch, and The Commander’s Sanctuary.csxf15yuwaaufasAre you a boating fan? Then get your front row seat at the 36th annual Super Boat International Races, taking place November 6th – 13th. The world’s biggest and fastest offshore racing series held at the Truman Waterfront is an exhilarating must-see event. Be sure to visit the Super Boat International website for further details and the complete race schedule: http://superboat.com/race-schedule/key-west-schedule/ Remaining available nightly & weekly homes for Super Boat Race Week include: Blue Heron’s Cove, Casa Louisa, Cielo Azul, Octopus’s Garden, Plantation Tropicale, and The Smiling Ibis.twistedmetalMaking Thanksgiving plans? Did you know that turkey tastes better in paradise?  All of our homes include a fully equipped kitchen, perfect for preparing your Thanksgiving Day feast. If you prefer a catered Thanksgiving, our concierge would be delighted to arrange that for you. Select your Thanksgiving Vacation Home in Key West before they are all booked up, remaining available homes include: Conch in the Treetops, Eden @ the Annex, Nature’s Edge, Puerta Coralina, Sea Captain’s Haven, and The Contented Crane.

Thanksgiving TurkeyEnjoy more privacy, unrivaled guest services, and all of the amenities our luxury Vacation Homes have to offer this Fall! Hope to see you soon!

Your friends in Key West,