Awards

We don't rest on our laurels at Little Palm Island. See what awards we've won for our efforts.

We're more than just a pretty face - as a unique private island resort in the Florida Keys, we always strive to do better than before. But don't take the word of magazines like Condé Nast and Travel+Leisure, come find out for yourself what makes us to special.

Conde Nast Travelers

  • 10 Best Private Island Resorts: 2016
  • 2016 Top 10 in the Florida Keys
  • "Gold List" The World’s Best Hotels: 17 years running
  • "Gold List" The World’s Best Hotels, No.1 Resort in Florida: 2012, 2013
  • Platinum Circle: 2014
  • Top 100 Reader’s Choice Awards; 2003 – 2012, 2014
  • Top 25 Resorts in Florida (Atlantic & Keys), No. 3: 2015
  • Top Resorts in Florida, No. 10: 2014
  • Top 270 Spas: 2012
  • Spa Poll - SpaTerre #71 US Mainland: 2011

Travel & Leisure

  • World’s Best Awards: 2003 – 2005, 2007 – 2011, 2013, 2014
  • World’s Best Service Awards: 2003, 2005 – 2011
  • 500 World's Best Hotels: 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • America’s Best Beach Hotels: No. 1; 2011
  • Best Beach Resorts: Top 50 in the World; 2012
  • Top 50 Hotels in the World: No. 22; 2011
  • America's Best Beach Hotels: No. 1; 2012
  • Top Inns in US/Canada: No. 2; 2011;
  • America’s Best Coastal Hotels: No 3; 2010
  • America’s Best Hotels: 2011, 2012

Zagat's

  • "Extraordinary to Perfection" The Dining Room at Little Palm Island: 2010 – 2012

Wine Spectator

• Award of Excellence: 2010 – 2015

US News & World Report

  • Best Hotels Awards, No. 8 of all Florida Hotels: 2013
  • Best Hotels Awards, No. 8 of all Florida Hotels: 2012
  • Best Hotels Award, U.S.: 2014

Travel Channel

  • Florida’s Sexiest Spas 2015

Tripadvisor

  • Travelers Choice Award: 2012 – 2014
  • Certificate of Excellence Award: 2012 – 2014

Signature Travel Network

  • Preferred Supplier

Fine Hotels & Resorts

  • Member

Select Hotels & Resorts Program

  • 2014 Select Hotels & Resorts Program member

Andrew Harper’s

We are delighted to inform you that Little Palm Island Resort has been recognized as a 2016 Readers’ Choice winner in our lists of U.S. Hideaways and Beach Resorts, ranking #8 and #11, respectively, among readers.

Top U.S. Hideaways
Top Beach Resorts

  • Best Beach Resorts: #11 in 2016
  • Top 20 United States Hideaways: #5 in 2015, #8 in 2016
  • World’s Best Hotels, Resorts & Hideaways: 2003 – 2010
  • Readers Survey, Top 20 Hideaways: 2012 – 2013

Forbes Travel Guide

  • Star Award Winner, Recommended Hotel – 2016

Ocean Home Magazine

  • Best of the Best: Vacations in the U.S. and Caribbean, Top 10 – 2016

BRIDES Magazine

  • Best Honeymoons Resorts – #1 of US Mainland: 2016, 2013, 2012

Incentive Magazine

  • Platinum Partner Award – 2015

SmarterTraveler.com

  • Best Adults Only Resorts in the World – #2 in 2012

Glamour Weddings

  • U.S. Honeymoon Resort – #1 in 2012

SpaFinder.com

  • Worlds Best Private Island Getaways – #8 in 2012

Southern Living

  • Top 5 Ultimate Romantic Getaways – 2012

Islands Magazine

  • Secret Island in Florida – #1 in 2013

Florida Travel + Life

  • Best of Florida – 2012