The blue-green waters and sandy shoreline surrounding Key West are the perfect places to soak in the sunshine while enjoying an adventure or two. After checking into The Paradise Inn, an adults-only hotel, it’s time to set off exploring. There’s no shortage of things to do and see, like soaring above the island parasailing or driving around on a jeep excursion. If you’re looking for a fun way to explore the Key West aquatic scenery, give paddleboarding a try.

The Top Key West Paddleboard Rental Shops

Paddleboarding is not only a unique way to explore the waters around this Florida island, but it’s also a great workout. If you feel like exploring on your own, there are plenty of rental services that have what you need.

  • Lazy Dog’s two-hour rental includes a quick lesson before you leave the dock. Explore mangrove creaks between Stock Island and Key West as you watch for wildlife that calls the area home.
  • With rentals ranging from one hour to eight hours, you can explore to your heart’s content with a rental from Barefoot Billy’s. Select from three different rental locations to find the one that is near your top area to discover.
  • Mellow Ventures offers a range of fiberglass boards as well as inflatable boards. When booking your rental, you can select a quick one-hour excursion or a full-day adventure navigating the waters.

While exploring on your own lets you move at your own pace, there’s nothing quite like a local expert showing you around the best spots. Lazy Dog offers an eco-tour that’ll take you through winding mangrove creeks as you learn about Key West’s ecosystem. Mellow Ventures offers a variety of tours, including a sunrise or sunset tour.

Experience a Tropical Escape at The Paradise Inn

A photo of a hotel room to relax in after paddleboarding Key West waters.From paddleboarding emerald waters to embarking on a fishing excursion, you have plenty of ways to explore the waterways that surround Key West. Located in Old Town and near Mallory Square, The Paradise Inn puts you close to the best attractions, including beaches, the island has to offer. Book your stay in one of our luxurious rooms or quaint cottages to enjoy a relaxing escape at the end of the day. Be sure to take advantage of our amenities, including nightly happy hour, daily continental breakfast, and pool. Call 877-819-4622 to learn more about our accommodations or current special offers.