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Kids & Family Activities

There’s plenty to do here to keep your little ones entertained! Join us daily for adventures with Amy. Hunt for seashells and learn about our natural beaches, create your own ships and race them across the pool, and much more. Check out our action packed activities calendar below, whatever adventure you choose, we’re sure you’ll have a great time and even learn a thing or two!

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Color Wrecklessly

No need to stay within the lines here! Grab a box of Barbary crayons and color tour own nautical masterpiece. Crayons and coloring paper are available at Drifter’s Cove.

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Poolside Science

Each Friday afternoon at 4pm kids will learn about the earliest forms of scuba diving and shipwreck salvaging with poolside activities. What is a diving bell and how did they work? Kids will love this fun activity. We will sneak in some learning while they are having fun in our pool!

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Campfire Stories

Join us each Friday night at 9pm for a cozy campfire, roasting marshmallows, yummy smores, & silly story telling. Bring your creativity and joy as this is a group activity filled with giggles and fun.

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Pool Games

Each Saturday at 4pm, meet by the pool to build your own ship! Teams of 2 will be given 15 mins and only 3 items to build a floatable, moving ship! Whichever team gets their boat across the pool first, WINS!

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Seashell Scavenger Hunt

Each Sunday noon at 12pm we will identify the most frequently found seashells in the Florida Keys. Kids will have the opportunity to look for shells throughout our property, identify them, and then take their favorite home with them.

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Lobby Cookies

Satisfy that sweet-tooth with a midday snack! Grab a freshly baked cookie and virgin mojito, served daily in our lobby from 3pm-7pm

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Poolside Refreshments

Cool down with one of our blended fruit smoothies served daily at 12pm, and our popsicles served daily at 2pm.

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Looking to relax after a day of fun & games? Relax in one of our many hammocks spread throughout our garden.

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Fintastic Fridays

Every Friday 10am-11:30am

Gather at the largest pool in Key west at our sister property Havana Cabana, and swim with a real-life mermaid! You will receive a tail rental, an open swim time, and instructions from our favorite Key West Mermaid! You will also receive two mermaid mocktails and snacks to enjoy poolside. Guests from Barbary Beach House may take our resort shuttle to and from Havana Cabana.

Lessons will be held every Friday from 10am to 11:30am at Havana Cabana. $99 per person. Ages 6 and over. Smaller children may be considered if they are good swimmers. Participants under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian. Reservations may be made by 5pm Thursdays at the front desk of Havana Cabana, or by contacting Amy at [email protected]

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