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Cheeca Lodge & Spa Press and Awards

Cheeca Lodge Press Room

Welcome to the Press & Awards page for Cheeca Lodge. Be sure to visit this page often as we continue to update you on the latest Islamorada travel reviews, news, and opportunities. Find out what people are saying about Cheeca Lodge, the best waterfront resort in the Florida Keys.

For Press & Media inquiries, please contact:

Bryan Barbieri, Director of Public Relations, Northwood Hospitality

Phone: 617-457-2697, Email:

Recent Press: 

"Memorable Events From Generation To Generation" - Southern Bride

Read why Southern Bride thinks Cheeca is the perfect spot for your wedding. 

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“22 Underrated American Places We Want To Spend More Time In" -

We agree that visiting Cheeca is the first "Must Do" in Islamorada! 

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"Resort Review: Cheeca Lodge & Spa" -

Taylor Morgan of Little Blonde Book shared a glowing review of her stay. Be sure to check out her amazing photos and video too! 

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"Florida Keys To Celebrate Earth Day In Dozens Of Off-Beat Ways" -

See what has to say about our upcoming Earth Day event! 

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"Travel and Allergies: What to Do When Animals Are on Board" - The New York Times

See how Cheeca has adapted to the needs of our guests by offering dog-friendly services on property for the first time in 70 years!

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“Are We There Yet? - Cheeca Lodge & Spa” - CraveOnline

Learn why travel writer Jenn Cox thinks Cheeca is the true “Queen of the Florida Keys”.

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“This Summer’s Best Getaways” - Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast Magazine highlights all of the amazing activities Cheeca has to offer and names it one of "This Summer's Best Getaways"

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"Mother's Day Getaways For Every Type Of Mom" - Healthy Travel Magazine

Read why the gift of travel - especially to Cheeca - is the the Mother's Day present ever. 

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"If it's good enough for Ray Liotta" -

Rachel Roberts just can't resist the giant breakfast pancakes and everything else at Cheeca. 

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"7 Favorite Properties of Past Presidents" - GlobalTraveler,com

See what famous U.S. Presidents have visited Cheeca Lodge and why we were their favorite! 

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"15 Family Vacations You Need to Take Your Kids on Before They Grow Up" - Redbook Magazine

See why Redbook Magazine ​thinks Cheeca the places you ought to take your kids to before they grow up.

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"Focus On Wellness: Healthy Meetings" - Smart Meetings

See what Smart Meetings has to say about our Paddle & Run competition for groups where teams launch glass-bottom sea kayaks, paddle around a 525-foot fishing pier and return to the beach. 

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"Find Spring Break Bliss in these 3 Florida Keys" - New York Post

Jennifer Ceaser of the New York Post named Cheeca one of the three best "Spring Break Bliss" destinations in the Florida Keys.

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Room Request! Cheeca Lodge - Dujor Magazine

Inside our Floridian resort beloved by presidents, chefs and celebrities

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"First Look - Sweetheart Deals" in City & Shore Magaize

Cheeca was featured in the “First Look” section which highlighted a curated collection of “Sweetheart Deals” centric to Valentine’s Day month. 

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2015 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence

Cheeca Lodge & Spa is proud to be a 2015 Certificate of Excellence winner from 

"10 Reasons Why Islamorada Is Great for Kids" - Yahoo! Travel

See why Laura Bloom thinks Cheeca is great for kids! Check out the video and photos of Cheeca too! 

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"Where to Celebrate National Margarita Day" - Ingredients, Inc.

Our panoramic views and Blackberry Margarita are just two of the reasons why Cheeca is a great spot to celebrate National Margarita Day. 

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"What it's Like to Host the Leader of the Free World" -

See what our very own Communications Executive Julie Olsen had to share about the work that goes in to hosting Presidents. 

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"Five Hottest Winter Escapes of 2016" - Vogue

See why Vogue thinks Cheeca Lodge is the best place to stay in Islamorada, one of the Five Hottest Winter Escapes of 2016.

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"Romantic resorts in Florida, Caribbean and beyond for Valentine's" - Orlando Sentinel

Read about the romantic Valentine's Day "musts" at Cheeca Lodge & Spa highlighted in the Orlando Sentinel.

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"Take a Break From Winter Break: Best Getaways" - The Hollywood Reporter

Jordan Riefe of The Hollywood Reporter named Cheeca Lodge & Spa one of the "Best Winter Break Getaways". 

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"Miami's Best Winter Getaways" - Travel & Leisure

Tom Austin thinks Cheeca is one of Miami's Best Winter Getaways in 2016...and we agree! 

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