Key Colony Beach

Key Colony Beach is a beautiful city located right in the heart of the Florida Keys, just east of Marathon, and connected to the Overseas Highway via the Sadowski Causeway. Established as its own municipality in 1957, Key Colony Beach is well known for its gorgeous beaches and great location, making this a desirable destination for those who love to kick back and enjoy the famous Florida sunshine. 

Key Colony Beach Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1.6M
Lowest Price $419K
Highest Price $11M
Total Listings 58
Avg. Days On Market 104
Avg. Price/SQFT $768

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Because land is at a premium, homes for sale in Key Colony Beach are highly sought-after. The area itself attracts many tourists every year because it is so well-known for fishing, snorkeling, and its stunning beaches, so many find renting out their property to be a successful endeavor. The area of Key Colony Beach allows for weekly rentals. To learn more, contact The New Home Spot today. 

You’ll find single-family homes, several of these bungalows, in Key Colony Beach, with many adopting Spanish-style roofs and arches into their architecture. The condominiums in particular adopt the more characteristic Florida style: wraparound balconies and porches, siding, and shutters. 

Key Colony Beach is a great escape away from it all. Its small-town feel has a warm, welcoming atmosphere, but the area is still close to the more urban areas of the Florida Keys. Homes and condos in Key Colony Beach often come with amenities such as their own private pool and/or dock, modern upgrades, water views, and more.

Key Colony Beach Highlights and Amenities

Although only being roughly 0.7 square miles in area, there are a great number of things to do in the municipality of Key Colony Beach, which include restaurants, shopping, and recreational activities (including a playground for the kids!).

When looking for a place to relax with the family in the afternoon or evening, the aptly-named Sunset Park is known for its gorgeous sunsets that touch the water. There are even group singalongs in the evening. Note, however, that swimming is not permitted in this area, although there are many other wonderful options around!

Key Colony Beach has its own golf course: Key Colony Beach Golf, located right in the center of the city. For those who like to be out on the water, there are many options for fishing and boat rentals, right on the Sadowski Causeway. The Cabana Club, the area’s swim club, offers beach access, an outdoor pool, and refreshments for those who want to soak up the sun—while not too far from home!

Feeling hungry? There are several restaurants in Key Colony Beach, but many enjoy the delicious eats at Key Colony Inn Restaurant & Lounge. If you’re feeling something a little bit different, El Molcajete Mexican Restaurant is a popular alternative. 

Venturing just out of Key Colony Beach lets you experience even more great boutiques, restaurants, and more. The adventurous ones will enjoy A Deep Blue Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Center, where both beginners and experts can experience the incredible ocean life surrounding the Florida Keys. If you prefer to stay on land, Florida Keys Aquarium Encounters is exciting for the whole family!

A short drive will allow you to experience delicious dining opportunities, such as Sparky’s Landing and Island Fish Company, and unique shopping, like DK’s Beach Boutique. Plus, Key Colony Beach is just a five-minute drive to Marathon, offering a multitude of stores, parks, beaches, restaurants, attractions, and more. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is Key Colony Beach known for?
A: As its name suggests, the beaches and views are what Key Colony Beach is most known for! As well, this municipality is home to a number of highly-rated restaurants and unique boutiques and is right by the larger city of Marathon.

Q: Are the beaches safe to swim in at Key Colony Beach?
A: The beach at Sunset Park in Key Colony Beach does not allow for swimming, although it is still an incredibly popular place to hang out, especially for those with pets. There are other options outside of Key Colony Beach, however, that do allow swimming.

Q: Where is Key Colony Beach located?
A: You can find Key Colony Beach right off the Sadowski Causeway on the Overseas Highway. It is just three miles from the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport.

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