9 Reasons to Throw Your Bachelor Party in Key West

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A study of 1,000 people found that 78% of bachelors had more fun at their bachelor party than at their wedding. Meanwhile, 67% of bachelorettes said they had more fun at their party as well. 


Key West is on the list of most popular bachelor party destinations and is at the top of the list of wildest cities to party.


One of the most popular bachelor party activities is going to bars, 83% of respondents reported doing this during their party. 53% of people reported visiting a strip club too. 


Are you interested in hosting your bachelor party in Key West? Keep reading to learn all the reasons why you should. 


1. Pool Parties Are a Must


First on your list of activities for your Key West bachelor party should be going to a pool bar. These pool bars are a great party spot with great music and drinks to go around all day and night. 


Being surrounded by a beautiful view, cooling off in the water, and interacting with fun locals is a great way to spend your bachelor party. You’re likely to find daily happy hour specials everywhere you go, another reason why you should throw your bachelor party in Key West.


2. Spend Your Weekend on the Beach 


If you’re looking to spend a relaxing weekend with your best friends, Key West is the best place to host your bachelorette party. Think about spending the day tanning in the sun or swimming in the ocean.


Even simply sitting on the sand to enjoy the beautiful ocean views all around you is enough to convince you to visit. 


If the beach is your happy place then you won’t regret choosing Key West as your bachelorette party destination. 


3. Water Sports Should Be Fun


If you’re looking for things to do in Key West during your bachelor party weekend, there are a ton of adventurous water sports to try out while you’re here. Sportfishing is something you can do with your guys to catch a glimpse of the beautiful variety of fish in these Atlantic waters. 


If you want to get your heart pumping you can try taking some parasailing or jet skiing classes. For beautiful views of the ocean reefs in Key West, you can spend the day snorkeling. A tranquil kayaking tour is another option too. 


4. You’ll Have Lots of Great Options for Drinks 


With going to bars being one of the most popular activities of bachelor and bachelorette parties, this is another reason why you should throw your party in Key West. There are plenty of great bars to choose from on this small island. 


Irish Kevin’s is located on Duval Street and is known for its selection of drinks and live music providing entertainment all night long. Rick’s Downstairs provides live music and has a Karaoke Bar to make the night more fun. Rick’s Upstairs has the biggest dance floor in the Florida Keys so you can drink and dance the night away. 


5. Stay at the Most Beautiful Rentals or Hotels


Due to Key West’s popularity as a tourist destination, it has some of the most luxurious hotels. You can stay somewhere right on the beach with access to spas, pools, and guest-only beaches. 


If you’re more interested in getting your own private home for the weekend, there are plenty of house rentals in the area too. Some homes can host up to 12 people if you have a bigger group. Typically with private pools, your own parking, and a short distance from the downtown area, renting a house might be more fun than staying in a hotel. 


6. You Can Rent a Party Boat 


When planning your Key West bachelorette party you should consider getting a private party boat. Key West Party Boats provides everything you need to have the best time with your group of girls. 


Included in the package are all the party favors you’ll need, music from our iPad, a captain, a DJ, ice, and coolers for your drinks. We can help with food orders and provide butlers as well. 


Having some music and drinks surrounded by a beautiful view of the ocean is the best way to spend your bachelorette party and one of the best reasons to choose Key West as your party destination. 


7. Have Some Fun at the Strip Club 


As one of the other popular forms of entertainment during a bachelor or bachelorette party, you’ll want to choose to have your party in Key West because of the strip clubs located on this island city. 


Red Garter Saloon is located on the famous Duval Street and has two stages where beautiful girls dance the night away. You can even reserve your own table and bottle here. 


Bare Assets also offers VIP bottle service and BOGO drinks along with a great show.


8. There Are Great Restaurants to Choose From


Sharing food with friends has been a tradition for as far back as humanity’s existed. What better way to spend this trip before your wedding than by eating great food with your closest friends. 


There are great restaurants all around Key West to enjoy during your bachelor party trip. Blue Heaven offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner options. Make sure you try their sautéed yellowtail or Caribbean shrimp. 


El Siboney has some of the most authentic Cuban food in the area. Roasted pork, plantains, rice, and beans are staples you have to try. 


9. Enjoy Beautiful Weather Year Round 


Key West is one of the best bachelor party destinations because of its year-round tropical weather. Sunny skies and warm beaches are available no matter when you plan your bachelor party getaway. 


Why You Should Host Your Bachelor Party in Key West


If you’re thinking of hosting your bachelor party in Key West, this guide offers plenty of reasons why you should! Great food, nightlife, and the best party boats in the area should be enough reason to convince you. 


If you’ve started planning your party in Key West and are interested in renting a party boat for your group of friends, contact us with any questions you may have or to book your boat today. 

2 hours
Group Size
Up to 26

Public Day Cruises

Bring your friends and family onboard on our custom booze cruise! There are a range of activities to choose from. Allow Key West Party Boat to plan a unique and enjoyable vacation, birthday party, bachelorette party, even a company event or any other occasion. We’re here to make your party fun and memorable!

We are currently BYOB. Just show up with your drinks and get ready to party!

Whether you're planning a party or just want to get a group together—our private party boat rentals are a perfect way to get people together for a great time.

If you have custom requests or ideas let us know! We are flexible and do everything we can to make your time with us the best possible!

*Please note captain's fees are paid separately on the day of*

2 hours
Group Size
Up to 26

Public Sunset Cruise

Key West sunsets are one of a kind, and there is nothing like it after a long day in the sun. Why not make the most of sunset on a party cruise made just for you and your friends.

We provide everything you need for you and your friends to have an incredible time. With stunning sunset views, great music songs, and your favorite drink, you will be dancing in the moonlight.

Please view our calendar or click book now to see our sunset cruise times. Times vary throughout the year based on sunset and daylight savings time.

2 hours
Group Size
Up to 26

Private Day Cruises

There’s nothing like hitting the water on your own private boat, stocked with your favorite tunes, your favorite booze, surrounded by your favorite people. Bring your best friends onboard your own custom booze cruise! Key West Party Boats is perfect for bachelorette parties, birthday parties, corporate events, or if you're just looking for an amazing time out on the sea!. Our boat excursion can accommodate a total of 26 guests.

Whether you're planning a party or just want to get a group together—our private party boat rentals are a perfect way to get people together for a great time.

If you have custom requests or ideas let us know! We are flexible and do everything we can to make your time with us the best possible!