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Recent Lower Matecumbe Key reviews
BB from Indiana
"We came with our daughter, her husband, a 4 month old baby, and their 2 kids 8 and 11 to spend quality family time together. Beautiful house with all the amenities. It was a real adventure. The kids fished right off the dock and loved the pool. We rented 2 double kayaks so were able to go out to the ocean, travel around the jetty, and access the beach where we did some great snorkeling. Paddling around the canal was great as well. Lots of nice wildlife right off the back dock - moray eels in the wall, needle fish, sharks, barracudas, and manatees visited every day. The kitchen was well stocked with nice pots and pans and great sharp knives. Spent a lot of time on the lovely screened-in porch and ate all our meals out there. Even though the highway was close, it was quiet at the house. We just loved the place."
Guest: Barb b.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 24, 2015
"This condo is even greater than I expected. My family and I were looking for a place to stay that had a great view, lots of things to do nearby, and a place with a dock for our boat. This condo provided more than our expectations. I would HIGHLY RECOMMENDED anyone to stay here. I knew this condo was on the waterway, but it also has an ocean view!! It was such a sweet surprise. I live in Florida, but have never been to the keys so I was hoping that the area the condo was in a good location...it turned out to be the PERFECT location. If you have a boat you can get out into the good part of the ocean very easily, and is easy to get to restaurants by car or boat! It is right down the road from the World Wide Sportsman Store, Shop, and Marina owned by Bass Pro. This is also located right nearby many amazing different kinds of shops and places to eat.
The condo itself was VERY SPACIOUS. I was impressed with how nice and updated it was. There are 3 large bedrooms with very big closets, a full sized kitchen, dining room area, living room, and a large screened in porch with a sitting area and dining table outside. It is a safe and secure place, with a pool for the community as well (located right behind the unit). I am already looking forward to go back! The owner is also very welcoming as he answers any questions you have, and provides great resources for directions, and recommendations for any activities or dining you may be interested in, as well as info about the condo and such. Returned security deposit in a very timely manner. Perfect spot for variety of people!"
Guest: Brittany M.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 9, 2015
"This property was perfect for our Thanksgiving in Islamorada! Our party ranged in age from 24 - 90 and all of us had a great time! The house is comfortable and very well appointed. Everything is in top condition and very nicely decorated with keys decor. The kitchen is fully stocked with all the little things (like spices and such) that you don't want to have to buy, but you want to have if you like to cook! Updated appliances, comfy beds, marvelous showers and plenty of room for all of us! Although we stayed on a holiday week, we barely heard anybody around us! The neighbors we did see were friendly and smiling.
We fished (and caught fish!) from the dock with the poles here, took out the kayak and paddleboard, and rode around on the bikes -- which are incredibly comfy and stable. The kids even saw a manatee!
The beach is a short bike/kayak ride away -- even has a place to park for when I took my 90-year old father-in-law over. It was a little cold while we were here, but we still managed to get some beach time in! So much to do a week is hardly enough time!
It's just a short drive to all of the popular attractions -- we took day trips to Key West, the everglades, and a charter fishing trip out of Bud n Mary's (5 minutes away). If you have a boat, you can dock it right in front of the house -- next time, maybe we'll rent one! If fishing is your thing -- Islamorada is the place!
I'd surely recommend staying at the Villa Marlin! We felt it was a great place at a great value and the owner was very friendly and accommodating!"
Guest: Carol W.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 2, 2014
"I have been coming down to the keys for several years. We rented many properties and stayed at several resorts. This place tops them all! For the boaters plenty of deep water and access. Johnny at Mr. Lobster has fresh bait, ice and fuel. If you strike out on the water he will gladly sell you fresh catch and lobster. The condo and bay Barbour community are wonderful. I can't say enough about it other than stay there. Thank you Bobbie.
Joey Argento webster ny"
Guest: NY to bay harbor. Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 7, 2015