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Recent Lower Matecumbe Key reviews
A Memorable Vacation
"This winter was so brutal for us in New York that we decided to vacation in Islamorada for a month instead of our usual 1 week. It was one of the best decision we ever made! The inside of the house was so much larger than we expected. It was very clean, roomy, and had plenty of starter supplies. We spent a lot of time out on the dock enjoying the warm, sunny weather and sipping wine coolers. We especially liked the open layout of the dining room/family room and the privacy of the yard. It was such a convenience having a washer and dryer in the house and not having to make weekly trips to the Laundromat. My husband took a few trips out to the gulf in the kayaks that were provided. We've been coming to Islamorada to fish off and on for over 25 years to fish with our guide. We had a manatee and her calf visit for a few hours one day at our dock, watched some beautiful sunsets on the bay side, had fun using the private beach, and enjoyed walking to the outdoor fresh fish market on US1 to buy fresh shrimp, snapper, and stone crab. We look forward to returning to the area next winter."
Guest: Toot from NYDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: May 7, 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
excellent large family vacation place, teens with friends
"we rented sandy's place with our grown children and grandchildrenw/friends. comfortable beds,plenty of space,boat access to gulf so close,nice cold air conditioning,plenty of cookware,house was home base for a week of boating and snorkeling,centrally located for so many attractions and grocery stores. we had the best vacation ever and sandy's house played a huge part. you won't be disappointed!"
Guest: clara gDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015
"This house was absolutely perfect for our family of five! The entire house has been updated with a great open sea wall to tie up your boat. The open floor plan with two seating areas allowed us to relax while the kids watched TV. The huge kitchen has everything you need to cook every night. Each bedroom is large and has great closet space as well. The master bedroom and bath are very nice and allow you a quiet end of the house to get away to at the end of the day. The back deck allows you to enjoy the evening breezes and coffee in the morning. By boat you are only a five minute cruise to the Bay, white sandbar beach, and wonderful sunsets! The house is in a great location and we hope to stay again soon!"
Guest: JwatDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 24, 2015