Florida Keys’ Hawks Cay Resort celebrates its 15th annual Heroes Salute Program with special offers and events

The Tranquility Pool at Hawks Cay Resort.

Hawks Cay Resort, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning getaway in the Florida Keys, is celebrating the 15th annual anniversary of its Heroes Salute program, honoring active and retired members of the military, fire and rescue, police, first responders and medical personnel with special programming, packages and discounts available August 1 through December 25.

Annually, the Heroes Salute program offers qualified heroes the best rates of the year from August 1 through December 25. Guests who book with the Heroes Salute package will also receive discounts on resort amenities, including spa treatments at Calm Waters Spa, in-water Dolphin Connection experiences, group snorkeling at Solé Watersports, and fishing charters from Hawks Cay Marina. Heroes Salute rate start as low as $169 and can be booked at hawkscayheroes.com.  

“Heroes Salute has really grown into something special over the last 15 years. What started as just a small tribute event one weekend has turned into our most popular and rewarding program of the year,” said Bob Moore, acting general manager at Hawks Cay Resort. “Every fall, Hawks Cay becomes a sanctuary for our heroes to unwind and enjoy some rest and relaxation with their loved ones. Showing the heroes community our appreciation is the most important thing we do here. It means a lot to everyone in the Hawks Cay community.”

Country music singer and decorated Army veteran Craig Morgan will headline Hawk Cay Resort’s Heroes Salute Weekend, Sept. 1 to 3.

As part of its special anniversary celebration, Hawks Cay Resort is hosting Heroes Salute Weekend from September 1 to 3 with fun-filled, patriotic festivities, including a hero tribute ceremony, 5K run, touch-a-truck event, live music, fireworks, games, contests, and more. The resort will also host its popular Keys to Country concert series with a special performance by internationally acclaimed country music singer and military veteran Craig Morgan, who will take to the oceanside stage on Sunday, September 3. Weekend events can be found at floridakeysheroes.com, and guests interested in adding the concert to their reservation should use promo code HEROKC.

Recognizing those who support our heroes, civilians interested in honoring our service members and first responders can book the Heroes Supporters package from August 1 through December 25 to receive a 15 percent discount on accommodations when a donation $5 or more is made to the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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