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TrendyCurvy Travels: Key West & Miami

May 11, 2018

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Let me preface this post by saying this is going to be a long one. I traveled to Key West and Miami for a total of 7 nights and 8 days so I have many details and fun experiences to share. I promise it will be worth the read though! So without further adieu, let’s get into it.

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Outfit details – Kimono sold out. Similar here | Tank Top: Old Navy | Shorts: Slink Jeans | Sandals: New York & Company | Hat: Nordstrom (similar)

So as I mentioned, I recently flew from LAX to Miami for some much needed rest and relaxation. I’ve been to Miami several times and I really wanted to experience a new place. I’ve been to Key West before but only as a short stop on a cruise so I really didn’t get to experience it fully. Since Key West is only a 3 hour drive from Miami, I decided to make the trip down the southernmost point of the United States and stay for a few days.

Where I stayed

If you haven’t noticed by now from following my travels on social media, I’m very particular about where I stay. I’m the friend that does way too much research to find what I hope will be the best hotels and resorts to make the whole experience worthwhile. I don’t splurge on very many things when it comes to day to day life so when I get opportunities to go to different places, where I lay my head is very important. I stumbled on this beautiful resort called the Ocean’s Edge Hotel & Marina and immediately fell in love! It was modern, sleek but still had a Caribbean flair. Every room has a view of the water so there isn’t a bad spot in the entire place. I stayed in the Ocean King Suite which was even more stunning in person than the pictures online.

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Click below for more about my trip!

The hotel, while not in the heart of downtown Key West, is only about 5 miles away from the famous Duval Street. Plus the hotel provides a shuttle that runs every hour to and from downtown which was a huge plus. If you are looking for a destination with a Caribbean feel without the hassle (and expense I might add) of actually going to a Caribbean island, Key West is your destination. It is seriously one of the cutest places that I have ever visited!

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From the food at Fogarty’s…

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…to the drinks at Sunset Pier (which is a must go to place)

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…to the delicious Key Lime Pie, downtown Key West is full of so much character and life.

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Outfit details: Coverup is old | Swimsuit: La Blanca | Head Scarf: Target

After spending 4 nights in Key West, I drove back to Miami. Although it takes a little of 3 hours, the drive is so scenic and beautiful that the time will just fly by. Its miles and miles of the most amazing water views.

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I could not go to Miami and not stay in my favorite Miami hotel which is the Eden Roc. I stayed here for the first time last year and have been looking forward to going back ever since. Each room has a spacious balcony and a view of the ocean. I was fortunate enough to stay in the One Bedroom Oceanfront Suite which is absolutely breathtaking. The views are unreal and such an ideal spot to vacationing.

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In addition to the immaculate rooms, the grounds are beautiful, the pool is picturesque and the drinks are fun and delicious. It’s paradise in South Beach!

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Jumpsuit found here | Sandals: New York & Company | Earrings: NY & Company

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Outfit details – Dress: Fashion to Figure | Earrings: Bauble Bar | Strapless bra: Curvy Couture

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So overall I’d say that I had a pretty amazing week! Until the next vacay!

Photographer: Steve Suavemente

*This post is in sponsorship with hotel partners. All opinions are my own

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6 Comments

  • Reply Charlotte May 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm

    This is a beautiful post to compliment what seems to be an amazingly beautiful trip, well done.

    • Reply Kristine May 13, 2018 at 8:44 pm

      Thanks so much Charlotte! Yes it was an amazing trip

  • Reply Judy May 12, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Kristine thanks for sharing. Every outfit was beautiful. If the pictures are this beautiful, I can only imagine the total experience. You deserve a great vacation. Thanks for all of your hard work. You always style various items that continually give us inspiration.

    • Reply Kristine May 12, 2018 at 6:42 pm

      Thanks so much Judy! Appreciate your kind words

  • Reply Shan May 11, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    Love the attire! My husband and I went to Miami to catch a cruise. We only stayed one day. We spent a few hours in Key West. Therefore, we have to get back and stay atleast a week in these places.

    • Reply Kristine May 12, 2018 at 6:40 pm

      Thank you! And yes I would highly recommend you go back and actually stay. It’s a great experience

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