MONROE COUNTY – Citing concerns for increasing threats to the Florida Keys from COVID-19, Monroe County officials announced Thursday plans to close hotels, guest houses, short-term rentals in RV parks and vacation rentals beginning at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 22. This was done in the interest of public safety and due to the number of increasing cases in the counties north of Monroe County.

Hotels were directed to no longer take reservations effective immediately, the visitors already here must leave by Sunday at 6 p.m. This will be in effect for the next 14 days until further notice and will be reevaluated every day. The County has already seen a steady decline in visitor flow. The ban applies to all leisure visitors and all non-essential personnel who are not working in the Florida Keys.

The County continues to follow the directives of the Centers for Disease Control, the Florida Department of Health, and State of Florida Governor’s Office Executive Orders and will continue to allow restaurants to operate at 50 percent capacity to serve residents who are in the Florida Keys as long as the State of Florida directives for spacing and capacity are being followed.

The County will continue to keep its county-owned parks and beaches open for residents to practice social distancing that is productive for mental and physical health. Users must follow the directive of the State that says all congregating must be done in small groups of less than 10 people. Law enforcement is patrolling all areas on a regular basis. County-owned playgrounds are being sanitized twice daily.

The County encourages all non-essential business operations be reduced to maintain the directive of less than 10 people and 6 feet social distancing. The County encourages those in the community who can work from home to do so, especially if they are considered a part of the vulnerable population.

Welcome to the Galleon Resort & Marina

Nestled in the heart of Old Town Key West, The Galleon Resort & Marina has been the vacation choice of countless families and couples for over 30 years! While the customer service and spacious Key West accommodations keep guests coming back, it's the endless amenities and inviting views from our waterfront resort that make it so hard to leave.

Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico in historic Old Town, The Galleon Resort & Marina puts you in an ideal location for enjoying the many charms of Key West. The resort's 90-slip marina accommodates boats up to 150 feet and hosts a variety of water activities. After you've had your fill of fun on the water, stretch out on our private beach or outdoor pool. If you want to venture out and explore the island, there are local attractions, art galleries, shopping and restaurants within walking distance of our resort's doorstep.

Please look around our site for more detailed information on The Galleon Resort and Marina in Key West. Please call our reservations line at 1-800-544-3030 or email us with any questions. We invite you to come on down and experience all that we have to offer!