Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo: Undiluted pleasures of a natural island setting complete with a tropical landscape. Curio Collection adds Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo to a global portfolio of nearly 70 hotels and resorts.
From relaxing on the beach to the vast property experiences inspired by nature, Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo is a destination not to miss in 2019. Designed by Dayna Lee and Ted Berner of Powerstrip Studios, Baker’s Cay Resort boasts integrations of bold modern teak furnishings, flirty patterns woven through textile and custom designed lighting.
Carved into Key Largo’s secluded area of the island, Baker’s Cay Resort was inaugurated in south Florida. As the newest addition to Curio Collection by Hilton and the first in the Florida Keys, Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo is designed to be a timeless property with contemporary appeal for guests drawn to the area’s natural splendor and charm.
Guests can rejuvenate at the resort’s Green House, an Aveda exclusive salon at Baker’s Cay, or relish in an extensive list of amenities, inclusive of two swimming pools enhanced by a waterfall grotto, a library with reading nooks and a hammock-lined path.
“Our bay is your playground away from it all – whether wading on the beach or sipping a cocktail at our tiki bar, each moment is filled with the authenticity and beauty that make the Florida Keys such a beloved destination,” said Joy Boyd, general manager, Baker’s Cay Resort Key Largo.
The 200-room resort spans 13 acres of lush tropical groves and provides exclusive access to one of the most secluded white sand beaches in the area. Situated on a former pineapple plantation owned by the hotel’s namesake, Captain Ben Baker, the resort pays homage to the historical notion that pineapples serve as a symbol of hospitality and elegance through its sophisticated touches and amenities.
In its commitment to an eco-consciousness lifestyle, the property was the first resort in the Florida Keys to commit to Reef Relief’s “Skip the Straw” campaign in March 2018, and has partnered with The Everglades Foundation, Coral Reef Restoration Foundation and Dolphin Plus Marine Mammal Responder for responsible community support and educational programming.
Activities include a children’s eco-educational camp, seaplane rides, beach golf with bio-degradable golf balls, fishing charters, parasailing, diving and more.
Elevating each guest’s experience, Baker’s Cay Resort launched inclusive programs designed to involve family members and pets during their stay.
Designated experts curate site-specific guest activities like a sea plane ride to Key West for the day or helping restore the only live coral reef in the United States.
Boasting an onsite husky as the Director of Pet Relations as well as a slew of canine offerings such as beachside tikis, custom lifejackets, marriage ceremonies, and Paw Happy Hours complete with bacon flavored appetizers, Dog Perignon Champagne and FetchMe Noir.
The Kids Camp offers nature immersion experiences, including snorkeling to learn about the area’s coral reef, ‘trashion’ arts and crafts, scavenger hunts identifying Bakers Cay Resort’s natural elements, culinary classes and more. Keeping the authentic Keys experience at the forefront, the resort has partnered with sustainable and local businesses.
Under the leadership of Executive Chef Andy Papson who brings a dash of New Orleans soul to the eateries, the Baker’s Cay Resort culinary team leverages the abundance of local ingredients from the island and its rooftop garden to create dining and craft cocktail experiences with fresh, flavorful menus.