Turquoise water. Towering palms. Calm breezes. Imagine yourself whisked away to a tropical paradise where you indulge in mind, body, and spirit, as you rediscover an oasis called Cheeca Lodge & Spa. Romantic, serene, and dynamic, our Islamorada resort is a standard of excellence achieved by few. Be swept away by the casual elegance emanating from every detail and settle into the laid-back lifestyle of Islamorada.Located in the Sportfishing Capital of the World, Cheeca Lodge is a premier destination for serious anglers. Charter a boat and find over 500 species of fish within minutes from shore. The casual fisherman can cast a line from the end of our 525 foot pier the longest in the Keys. A host of other activities can be found at our Islamorada resort, including snorkeling, sea kayaking, bicycling, and scuba diving. Between activities, enjoy first-class dining at one of our three restaurants: Atlantic’s Edge, Limoncello, or Nikai Sushi.
Our rooms and suites exude elegance and a casual ease that welcome any traveler. Discover a relaxed atmosphere honed over decades of glamorous guests and generations of family retreats. Our 214 Islamorada rooms and suites are an oasis of relaxation and comfort. Designed in a rich West Indies decor, our opulent accommodations are complemented by thoughtful amenities.Rooms with island-style decor come with free WiFi, flat-screen TVs, DVD players, coffeemakers and balconies; some also have minifridges. Suites feature rainfall showerheads and oversized tubs, and some have pull-out sofas and kitchens.
Food, Drink and Entertainment
The restaurants at Cheeca Lodge & Spa are designed to fit the taste of each and every one of Cheeca’s many visitors. Three restaurants and two lounges are available.
Dinner nightly: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations required.
Breakfast daily: 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Lunch daily: 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cheeca’s famous flagship restaurant is renowned for tropically inspired cuisine. This classically modern standout in Florida Keys restaurants features fresh local seafood, prime steaks and organically grown local produce. The Atlantic’s Edge offers both indoor and outdoor seating and efficient yet unobtrusive service. The menu includes a sumptuous breakfast buffet for the whole family each morning. It has been honored each year with the American Automobile Association’s Four Diamond Award for excellence in dining. Try the best restaurant in Islamorada today.
Dinner Wednesday-Sunday : 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Enjoy a taste of Italy at Limoncello, Cheeca’s authentic, casually rustic dining room for the whole family. Savor a Tuscan inspired theme in both atmosphere and cuisine, featuring fresh house-made pasta and modern interpretations of classic Italian favorites, some of the best in fine dining, Florida Keys-style. A full children’s menu is offered.
Nikai Sushi Bar & Restaurant
Dinner nightly: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservations accepted..
The finest sushi from oceans near and far are handcrafted at Nikai, our celebrated sushi bar. Our talented chefs will serve up all your favorites while creating bold new culinary delights in a quiet, intimate oceanfront setting. Simply tell the sushi chefs what you like, or choose from Nikai’s extensive menu of nigiri, sashimi, specialty rolls and more. Nikai’s delicacies are artful and stylish, sure to please the most discriminating palate. Over 35 different hot and cold sakes are also offered.
Sunday to Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Nestled between the free-form pool and the outside deck of the Atlantic’s Edge, this tropical outdoor escape sits on the palm-lined beach and shimmering blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean, with a sweeping view of Cheeca’s trademark wooden fishing pier. Sip a creative Keys-inspired hand-crafted cocktail and swap fishing stories, or simply enjoy the call of seabirds. With a wide-screen plasma TV and friendly bartenders, it’s a wonderful spot for a cold brew and the famous Cheeca burger.
Daily: 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Our Coffee Bar boasts a simple, fresh menu offered in a place where people can gather and enjoy fresh and homemade food and drinks in a relaxed atmosphere. Whether you crave a wholesome breakfast, a healthy lunch or freshly-prepared afternoon snack, we bring made-to-order and homemade dishes at Cheeca made from the best organic and locally sourced ingredients available.
Daily 3:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
The chic design showcases breathtaking water views, complemented by an elegant seating at a lounge. Guests can enjoy an innovative selection of classic cocktails offered alongside a menu of light plates. Our handcrafted cocktails and wine provides an excellent option for pre-dinner drinks or relaxation after the beach.
Located on Upper Matecumbe Key, Islamorada, Cheeca Lodge & Spa is less than a mile from the Hurricane Monument. It's a 2-minute drive to the History of Diving Museum, and 5 minutes to Theater of the Sea. Morada Way Arts & Cultural District is a 5-minute walk from the hotel.
The Cheeca Lodge and Spa is undergoing a renovation after the damage caused by Hurricane Irma. The resort will re-open March 30, 2018. The renovations will restore the historic fishing lodge aesthetic as well as a brand new oceanfront pool and second Tiki Bar in May 2018 that will be unveiled in the space previously occupied by their saltwater lagoon.