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Special Memorial Day Offer!

We’ll set the scene for you: It’s Monday morning, you’re relaxing in your hotel room, and you realize what so many vacationers before you have also come to understand… you don’t want to leave.

While normally, the call of the real world might prove to strong too ignore, we feel that exceptions should be made on a holiday weekend. Especially one where you’re currently shacked up in paradise. So, as a special offer to our guests who’d like to extend their vacation a little longer, we’ve come up with a deal we feel might make the return to reality a little less painful. For this Memorial Day, any guest room may choose to depart our hotel on Monday morning a full seven hours later than they would normally need to– for only $100.00. That means that instead of your usual 11:00am checkout time, you’ll be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy the property (and your hotel room!) until 6:00pm that evening.

This offer is only valid for Monday, May 28th– so take advantage of it while it’s here! Ask your friendly front desk agent to arrange the details for you.

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

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Today’s Weather at Parrot Key

We have been seeing unseasonable cold weather the last couple of days, with nighttime temperatures falling below 60°F two nights in a row, but starting today it should start to warm up again.  It is currently 61°F at Parrot Key, but is expected to hit 70°F by midday.  Tonight should be around 63°F and by tomorrow things should be back around 75°F.  Anyone prepared for cold and windy ocean conditions can be expected to have great fishing tomorrow through the weekend, as fish get more energetic with the warming weather. Sunset tonight is at 6:20 pm, expect festivities at Mallory Square to start around 5:00.

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Fishing Report

It’s 83°F and sunny with 13 mph wind from the East today in Key West, and the sailfish are running!  Good catches have been reported by almost all charters, and with the World Sailfish Championship only 9 days away the season is looking really spectacular.   Tarpon are also still around in abundance in the flats and backcountry; anyone who goes out with an experienced guide is almost assured of hooking into a monster.

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day from Parrot Key

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!  It’s 71°F and sunny with light wind today at Parrot Key,  whether you’re Irish or just like having a good time, today’s weather will be perfect for celebrating the holiday outside.

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Today’s Weather at Parrot Key

It is 71°F and partly sunny today at Parrot Key.  Wind is coming from the East at 9mph. Sunset tonight will be at 7:36 PM. Sunset Festival activities will begin around 5:30 down at historic Mallory Square.

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Key West Foolfest

This upcoming event looks like it will be really exciting.

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Fishing Report: Tarpon

Warm weather has once again brought the tarpon back in force.  Good catches have been reported all around Key West, with almost every boat getting hooked into large fish.  Favorable tides, light winds and warm weather are predicted until Saturday, which means good fishing should continue all week.

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Fishing Report: Tarpon have Arrived

Tarpon season has officially begun in Key West. Warm weather has raised water temperatures and baitfish are in abundance. The tarpon are feeding heavily in the backcountry and flats. Tarpon are one of the strongest sports fish in the Keys, prized for their powerful hits and arm wrenching fights full of jumps and runs. They can be hooked on the fly or traditional gear all over the flats and backcountry. Either way, this will be the fight of your life. Parrot Key staff will be happy to help you reserve a trip with the very best guides in the Keys.

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Todays Weather at Parrot Key Hotel and Resort

It’s a beautiful day at Parrot Key today, 70°F and sunny with some small clouds.  This is perfect weather for tanning, walking around the city, or ocean sports.  If you do go fishing these are conditions that are great for all three mackerel species, or for trying to pick up some tuna.  Reef fishing will be a little harder because the wind is blowing at a steady 14 mph, so chop might make some it difficult for those who get seasick.

Tonight sunset is at 6:21 PM, the sunset performances will start around 4:30.

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Nightlife Update: Hogs Breath Saloon

Hogs Breath Saloon is one of the Key West staples for good drinks and entertainment.  Famous for their home made bikini contest in the fall and lively atmosphere all year, they host live music every day and night of the week. You can always check in on their webcam here, or the schedule here.  This week’s performers include:

Ken Fairbrother, Jimmy Parish, Van Winkles, Zack Seemiler, chris cook, john Nemeth, Joel Nelson, Geoffrey & Lennox, Kenny & Cuda Show

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