I was totally apprehensive about visiting Little French Key. I figured it would be the biggest tourist trap. It was – in the best way possible. Early in the morning I was greeted by one of the best people I’ve ever met, the owner Steven. He was just amazing! I couldn’t of asked to meet and be shown around Roatan Island, by a better person than him! It was a gorgeous morning and I knew hat would be the perfect day to chill and enjoy the caribbean waters, that surrounds Roatan Island.
We made it to the port of Little French Key, a gorgeous over-water restaurant. They have 2 small ferries running all day over to, and back from Little French Key. Once I had my wristband, drink tickets and lunch ticket, I didn’t have to wait long before I was on the ferry heading over to LFK. When I landed it was completely predictable. A zoo, 3 bars, overwater chairs and lounges, water sport equipment and crystal clear waters. I was worried this little island was going to be overcrowded and I would be fighting for a beach side chair. No such thing, thank goodness! For such a small island this little slice of paradise is quite spread out and I had no trouble finding the best chair, for me, on the island.
I sat my butt down and totally sunk into my beach chair. I had the perfect view with the perfect blend of shade and sunshine. LFK is the definition of ‘fun in the sun.’ A mix of relaxing, swimming and of course a few cocktails, you will completely submerge into the vacation you have been dreaming about. I jumped into the water, aiming for the swim up bar ready for my favourite drink – a margarita. It was absolutely necessary to have a cocktail in my hand! One of the best parts of the day was this bar. The outgoing bar tender, Migel, was the life of this place. Welcoming everyone, making sure you had everything you needed and he made one hell of a margarita!
When lunch time rolled around I didn’t even have to lift a finger, Migel was on it and within 15 minutes, my seafood lunch was served. It wasn’t just Migel that went above and beyond. All the staff on LFK were outstanding, I felt like a princess being spoilt all day!
I spent the day swimming, paddle boarding, reading my book and meeting other travellers. It was the perfect day to myself and I had the freedom to roam around the little island and enjoy all that it had to offer. When you visit LFK, take a good book, your sunscreen and be prepared to love this place! I did, and it was the highlight of my time on Roatan Island.
Company: Discover Roatan
Package: Little French Key
Cruise Ship days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. I didn’t think it was that busy and LFK was big enough to spread out. If you want to avoid cruise ship days, LFK is open 7 days a week.
Note: Thank you to Steven and Michael at Discover Roatan, for providing me with my day at Little French Key! All opinions of my experience are written honestly, and as always, are entirely my own!