Are you into water sports, diving or snorkelling, and basically the ‘beach by the day, nightlife in bars after dark’ kind of chilled lifestyle? The southernmost point in the United States, Key West, offers it all. Even Ernest Hemingway loved it. His house and museum can be found here. Former president, Harry S. Truman, also liked to spend winters here. Even the island’s accommodations, such as party hotels and hotels with in-room kitchen, offer top-notch amenities. Pleasant weather, delicious seafood cuisine, and architecture that pleases the eye make it a favourite spot for tourists and locals alike. How about experiencing it all from the boat? Hop on-board, where you can enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, and service from a smiling crew. Some of the boats even have a DJ and an open bar with unlimited drinks. And, if you are looking for something more private, customise your experience. Stay overnight, go fishing, or rent the full boat and be the captain. Check out our list of the best party boats in Key West, Florida.
This classic party cruise is perfect for a group of friends and social people looking for fun things to do. Sail into the sunset, while enjoying live music and unlimited drinks and appetizers, such as beer, margaritas, cheese plates with crackers, or fish snacks. If you love hummus, they offer it, too. This spacious catamaran even has a place for you to get your dancing moves on. It is a perfect place to watch the lovely sunset, snap a pic of the scenery, and meet new people. The crew is a delight, as well. You only need a mobile ticket, and you will be back to shore just in time for dinner.
Duration: 2 hours
2. Party cruise with Cuban-style buffet dinner
Sail the evening waters while enjoying unlimited drinks. There is also an all-you-can-eat Cuban style buffet dinner. Fried fish, roast pork or plantains are among the highlights. Sounds yummy? Dance the calories away on a lighted dance floor with a DJ, before watching the sunset. This catamaran leaves at 5 pm and sails for two hours. It is perfect for special occasions too, such as Valentine’s Day, when it even includes chocolates and champagne. Pack sunscreen, sunglasses and a hat.
Sunset Party Cat Dinner Cruise
Address: 3706 N Roosevelt Blvd #112, Key West, FL 33040, United States
Website: Sunset Party Cat Dinner Cruise
Price: 59 USD
3. Sample local beer and wine on a catamaran
Snuba Key West offers different cruises like the booze cruise, cocktail cruise, charter cruises or special sunset and stargazing cocktail cruises. You can book a cruise for a private event as well, from bachelor or bachelorette parties to weddings. One thing is for sure - this luxury 47 feet (14 metres) catamaran offers all you might need: local beers, tasty California wines, black coral rum, and other classic and signature cocktails. Every tour and menu is customisable. Clients can also pick between a DJ or a live band. Set sail in Key West!
Snuba Key West
Address: 711 Eisenhower Dr Slip 7, Key West, FL 33040, United States
Website: Snuba Key West
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4. Sunset or brunch tour with excellent service
Fury, a company dedicated to preserving reefs and marine life, offers rentals and boat tours. Popular party tour on their menu is the sunset tour with wine, beer, champagne, and soft drinks included. It lasts for two hours and is a popular choice among travellers. Did we mention tasty appetizers and live music? There is also a day tour that includes brunch with mimosas. If you would like to sail for a longer time and have boating experience, go for a rental and chart your own cruise. Rentals come with half-day and full-day options. Anyways, do not forget your camera and a good mood, aye?
Fury Water Adventures Key West
Address: 0 Duval St, Key West, FL 33040, United States
Website: Fury Water Adventures Key West
Price: 53 USD
5. Go on a sunset booze cruise
This company offers many charter boats, from those for nature lovers, with a glass bottom, to party boats for large groups and events, or more private ones. Sunset boat trips are very popular. You can pick from three basic types of cruise: wine and champagne cruise, glass-bottom boat cruise with a complimentary champagne toast, and our favourite - sunset booze cruise. The latter can host up to 100 people, and serves a variety of appetizers and drinks at the open bar. Mingle with people and enjoy the views.
Key West Charter Boat
Address: 3200 Harriet Ave, Key West, FL 33040, United States
Website: Key West Charter Boat
6. All-inclusive cruise with sustainability in mind
This two-hour-long sunset cruise is truly all-inclusive: craft cocktails and beers, wine, delicious fresh baguettes and spreads, all served by a professional and welcoming crew. Looking for a more private experience? Custom charters, stargazing cruises, or events like weddings are also available. No need to feel guilty for treating yourself, as well. Distillery companies work for support charities and on-board they swapped all single-use plastics for more sustainable materials. So sip your drink (without a plastic straw) and with a smile on your face. Key West sunset awaits!
Key West Cocktail Tour
Address: Garrison Bight Marina, 711 Eisenhower Drive, Slip # 7, Key West, Florida 33040
Website: Key West Cocktail Tour
Price: From 42 USD
Enjoy a boat party in Key West
“See you at Sunset” is a famous Key West phrase. We just had to include the best sunset party boats. The companies above provide other services too, from private rentals, events, to stargazing cruises. On a Key West boat, there is no risk of getting bored. Enjoy sparkling drinks or cold beers, nibbles and seafood and leave your troubles at the shore. And when to go? Head to this island city between March and May as the weather is pleasant during that time. Avoid January and August if you hate cold or very hot weather, respectively. However, the fresh ocean breeze and picturesque scenery are guaranteed all year round. While you’re here, do check out the best rooftop bars and seafood restaurants for the best dining scenes!
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