There are three sets of buildings, two on the highway side of the river, one newer set of rooms across the river. Our favorite was the highway side on the river. Because of the slight gully the river is in, the river side rooms' terrace on the highway side of the river appeared to be in the wilderness, a view of the river, of the wild opposite bank, and unless you strained for it, no other signs of civilization in sight.
The nearby restaurant was long and narrow, with two rows of table, one window side overlooking the river and a back row that was elevated so there was a reasonably unobstructed view of the river over the head of those seated at the windows.
The Florida Keys hold many natural treasures with a day trip that will give you an introduction to the most fragile ecosystems in the world and many endangered species. This one focuses on the coral reef and mangrove island habitat, which are disappearing fast as development continues to put huge stresses on the limited natural and human resources