Vacationing Families

Sometimes it’s the small things that make a difference. When you’re on vacation, the last thing you want is to stress and worry about finding quality childcare. Relax and enjoy a day on the water or a night on the town knowing that Our Anchored Hearts has done all the work for you. You can feel satisfied that your children are having fun and are safe with our reliable, babysitters that have met our high standards.

Basic Babysitting

Hourly rate for one child: $24/hour plus $2 for each additional child

For example: 3 children = $28/hour

$5 additional per hour between 1am-6am


Holiday rate 

*Federal holiday or Fantasy Fest

$30 per hour for the first child, $2 more per additional child.

(Example: 3 children = $34 per hour)

**Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve after 5:00pm and Christmas Eve after 5:00pm will be charged a rate of $35 per hour for the first child, $2 more per additional child.

(Example: 3 children = $39 per hour)

Additional Terms and Fees

$30 Agency reservation fee per shift to find & reserve sitter

Add $15 for less than 24-hour notice

Add $15 for Holiday or Fantasy Fest booking

Shared sitters: Each family will pay agency reservation fee. The hourly rate will be $24 per hour for the first child and an additional $4 more per additional child.

There is always a 4-hour minimum

*Families whose children have at least one parent or legal guardian who are either retired or active military, may save $5 off the Agency reservation fee. Must show proof.

Anchors Away Adventures!

Your children can have their very own adventure with our babysitters while you’re away. While you’re enjoying yourselves around town, our babysitters will take your children to one of the many fun places our island offers.


Please reserve at least 3 days (72hrs) in advance. The Anchors Away $315 price will be charged at the time of booking. This includes 4 hours of babysitting for up to 2 children (ages 5 and up), admission to one adventure and to eat either lunch or dinner! If you have more than two children, 1 additional babysitter for each additional 2 children is required. Any additional hours can be added at the regular hourly babysitting rate.


Anchors Away Adventures to choose

The Butterfly Conservatory, Key West Shipwreck Museum, Key West Aquarium, Key West Room Escape, The Hemingway House, The Key West Lighthouse, a child friendly movie at The Tropic Cinema, The Key West Tropical Forest & Botanical Garden or the Conch Tour Train.

*Please confirm which adventure you choose at time of reservation.

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