Cheeca Stories

Share Yours and Win a Stay At Cheeca

The Legend is back. We are thrilled to be reopen with a refreshed look and newly renovated spaces. It is however our Cheeca family, friends and fans that make this resort so spectacular. That’s why we want to hear your favorite Cheeca stories!  From, engagements to wedding anniversaries, birthdays to family reunions or special moments captured at Cheeca like casting a line off the pier, or enjoying the sunrise over the ocean from your balcony, we want to see and hear why Cheeca holds a special place in your heart.

Contest Rules:

  • Be sure to follow @CheecaLodge on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter
  • Post a photo of your favorite Cheeca memory in one or more of the following ways:
    • Instagram / Twitter: post a photo with #CheecaStories and tag @CheecaLodge
    • Facebook: post a photo with #CheecaStories on our wall or in the comments section of our Cheeca Stories contest post
  • One entry per person per platform
  • Entering across multiple platforms increases your chance to win!
  • Entries will be accepted until 11:59pm EST, July 11.
  • Winners will be randomly selected on July 16, 2018, notified via DM, and will have 48 hours to respond before selecting another winner. 


  • Grand Prize: 3-night stay at Cheeca, breakfast for 2 daily, and $100 resort credit per night*
  • 2nd place: 2-night stay at Cheeca
  • 3rd place: 1-night stay at Cheeca

* Gift certificate good for 1 year after end of contest. Certificate will be good for weekends, but based on availability and blackout dates apply.

Terms and Conditions:


1. Eligibility: Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is open only to those who sign up at the online sweepstakes page and who are 18 years old as of the date of entry. Employees of Cheeca Lodge (the “Sponsor”) their respective affiliates (Giveaway Partners), subsidiaries, advertising and promotion agencies, suppliers and their immediate family members and/or those living in the same household of each are not eligible to participate in the Sweepstakes. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited.

2. Agreement to Rules: By participating, you agree to be fully unconditionally bound by these Rules, and you represent and warrant that you meet the eligibility requirements set forth herein. In addition, you agree to accept the decisions of Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada, as final and binding as it relates to the content. The Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

3. Sweepstakes Period: Entries will be accepted online starting on or about June 13, 2018 and ending 11:59 pm EST, July 11, 2018.

4. How to Enter: The Sweepstakes must be entered by doing one or more of the following:

  • Posting a photo on Instagram with #CheecaStories and tagging @CheecaLodge (must follow @CheecaLodge account)
  • Posting a photo on Twitter with #CheecaStories and tagging @CheecaLodge (must follow @CheecaLodge account)
  • Post a photo with #CheecaStories on Cheeca’s Facebook wall, or in the comments section of our Cheeca Stories Facebook contest post (must be a Cheeca Lodge Facebook fan)

Posting across multiple platforms will increase your chance to win.

5. Prizes: Winners will receive Stated prizes. Actual/appraised value may differ at time of prize award. The specifics of the prize shall be solely determined by the Sponsor. No cash or other prize substitution permitted except at Sponsor's discretion. The prize is non-transferable. Any and all prize related expenses, including without limitation any and all federal, state, and/or local taxes shall be the sole responsibility of the winner. No substitution of prize or transfer/assignment of prize to others or request for the cash equivalent by winners is permitted. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission for Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada to use winner's name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.

6. Odds: The odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.

7. Winner selection and notification: Winners of the Sweepstakes will be selected in a random drawing under the supervision of the Sponsor. Winners will be notified via Instagram Direct, Twitter Direct Message, or Facebook Message via the handle they entered the Sweepstakes with within forty eight (48) hours following the winner selection. Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada shall have no liability for a winner's failure to receive notices due to winners' spam, junk e-mail or other security settings or for winners' provision of incorrect or otherwise non-functioning contact information. If the selected winner cannot be contacted, is ineligible, fails to claim the prize within forty eight (48) hours from the time award notification was sent, or fails to timely return a completed and executed declaration and releases as required, prize may be forfeited and an alternate winner selected.

The receipt by winner of the prize offered in this Sweepstakes is conditioned upon compliance with any and all federal and state laws and regulations. ANY VIOLATION OF THESE OFFICIAL RULES BY ANY WINNER (AT SPONSOR'S SOLE DISCRETION) WILL RESULT IN SUCH WINNER'S DISQUALIFICATION AS WINNER OF THE SWEEPSTAKES AND ALL PRIVILEGES AS WINNER WILL BE IMMEDIATELY TERMINATED.

8. Rights Granted By You: By entering this content you understand that Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada, anyone acting on behalf of Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada, or its respective licensees, successors and assigns will have the right, where permitted by law, without any further notice, review or consent to print, publish, broadcast, distribute, and use, worldwide in any media now known or hereafter in perpetuity and throughout the World, your entry, including, without limitation, the entry and winner's name, portrait, picture, voice, likeness, image or statements about the Sweepstakes, and biographical information as news, publicity or information and for trade, advertising, public relations and promotional purposes without any further compensation.

9. Terms: Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada reserves the right, in its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Sweepstakes should (in its sole discretion) a virus, bugs, non-authorized human intervention, fraud or other causes beyond its control corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness or proper conduct of the Sweepstakes. In such case, Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada may select the recipients from all eligible entries received prior to and/or after (if appropriate) the action taken by Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada. Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website or violates these Terms & Conditions.

 Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada has the right, in its sole discretion, to maintain the integrity of the Sweepstakes, to void votes for any reason, including, but not limited to; multiple entries from the same user from different IP addresses; multiple entries from the same computer in excess of that allowed by sweepstakes rules; or the use of bots, macros or scripts or other technical means for entering.

Any attempt by an entrant to deliberately damage any web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the sweepstakes may be a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada reserves the right to seek damages from any such person to the fullest extent permitted by law.

10. Limitation of Liability: By entering you agree to release and hold harmless Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada and its subsidiaries, affiliates, advertising and promotion agencies, partners, representatives, agents, successors, assigns, employees, officers and directors from any liability, illness, injury, death, loss, litigation, claim or damage that may occur, directly or indirectly, whether caused by negligence or not, from (i) such entrant's participation in the sweepstakes and/or his/her acceptance, possession, use, or misuse of any prize or any portion thereof, (ii) technical failures of any kind, including but not limited to the malfunctioning of any computer, cable, network, hardware or software; (iii) the unavailability or inaccessibility of any transmissions or telephone or Internet service; (iv) unauthorized human intervention in any part of the entry process or the Promotion; (v) electronic or human error which may occur in the administration of the Promotion or the processing of entries.

11. Privacy Policy: By entering the giveaway the participant agrees to receive promotional messaging from Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada

12. Sponsor: The Sponsor of the Sweepstakes is Cheeca Lodge at Islamorada