Oceans Edge Key West
by Roberta B. Turner

Oceans Edge Key West is Key West’s newest independent hotel located on 20 acres of property on Stock Island, one of seven islands that make up Key West. This oceanfront hotel is located at the edge of two oceans, the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The hotel has its own marina with 111 wet slips and 52 dry slips.
The reception area and lobby offer a relaxing place to meet friends and family, and features paintings by internationally recognized artists, Lorraine Shemish, Donald Hanson, and Dubossarsky-Vinogradov.

The resort features six swimming pools for guests to enjoy. There are extensive on-site watersports activities that include fishing charters, snorkeling trips, reef trips, jet ski rentals and tours, paddleboards, and kayaks.  There is also a one-mile walk along the marina.   

There is also a watersports wellness manager who offers guests a variety of water-based activities rooted in Therapeutic Aquatic Experiential Education,
an interdisciplinary approach to physical and mental wellness.

The hotel is unique in many ways and features 175 rooms with half of the rooms being suites.  All rooms and suites are waterfront.  Guest rooms are 382 square feet with a mini-fridge and private porch.  The suites are 575 square feet with a separate living space, a wet bar with mini-fridge and sink, a microwave, and private porches.   The hotel is also dog friendly, and dog-friendly rooms are available as well as an on-site dog park.

Yellowfin Bar & Grill is a waterfront indoor-outdoor full-service restaurant. The culinary program features American fare with Caribbean influences.  There is also a Starbucks Coffee Shop for guests to enjoy.  Food and beverage are also available poolside.  In-room beverage service is offered, with bottles of wine and liquor available upon request.

For those interested, the hotel features a business center with state-of-the-art facilities.

There is complimentary parking and the hotel offers daily shuttle service to the popular Old Town. Oceans Edge is about 4 miles to Old Town Key West.

Oceans Edge Key West Hotel has the closest US-based marina to Cuba.

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