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Recent Key Colony Beach reviews
Wonderful escape from Winter
"What a great way for us to escape the winter! There were so many things about this rental that were perfect for us. All of the rooms are big and open/airy. Lots of space, even in the bathrooms. There are ceiling fans in the bedrooms, dining room, and living room.
The kitchen was equipped with everything a cook could want. Lots of pots, pans, baking dishes, and even gadgets! We brought some "kitchen essentials" with us and never needed to unpack our box -- everything was already there. Things you simply don't expect in a rental were provided here -- enough flatware for several meals and more than a dozen lovely wine glasses. There is plenty of counter space for the most ambitious cook.
There is a new Weber gas grill on the patio, but do be aware that renters need to provide the propane. If you are lucky, there will still be some leftover from the previous renters. Since we were there for the month, we used the grill for many meals.
Being on the canals provides the entertainment of passing boats, iguanas, and pelicans. This location provides morning sun and afternoon shade. It was great to be able to sit on the patio with morning coffee or an afternoon libation and surf the Internet on the provided WIFI.
We loved going to the Cabana Club for the pool, hot tub, and beach. Having a full bar and food service there made it a regular day's event.
Key Colony is very friendly to walkers and bicycles. It is possible to walk or bicycle pretty much anywhere on the island. We regularly traveled this way to the pool, the local post office, or out to eat.
Some of the places we enjoyed include:
Sparky's for fish tacos and happy hour wings/shrimp.
The food from Cabana Breezes that is served at Cabana Club
Tarpon Lodge for happy hour appetizer and drink specials
Fish Tales for lunch, great fish/seafood buys, and prime steaks for the grill
Marathon Lady for a fishing trip
The Hurricane for a great $5 fish sandwich at lunch
Burdines for a killer tuna melt
You can't miss going to Sunset beach to watch the sun go down and join the locals in a serenade about how great it is to be in Marathon Key -- courtesy of local musician John Bartus.
This rental provides the serene quiet of Key Colony Beach, but the convenience of grocery, drug stores, and many restaurants are within a few miles in the rest of Marathon Key. What a great home away from home for us!"
Guest: Beth and KenDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 5, 2015
All the luxuries of home in the heart of the keys!
"Lemon Drop is an excellent choice for a stay in The Key Colony/marathon location. The house is in walking distance to the beach clubs, bars, and restaurants within the neighborhood-- so it makes it easy, without having to pack everything in the car and hit the road. The home is clean & comfortable with many sleeping options as well as outdoor entertaining. Whether you want to fish off the docks, have a meal outside or drinks in the pool... You've got it made at this property! Have stayed here 2 years in a row with our family and there's no need to look anywhere else. :)"
Guest: maura n.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: October 10, 2014
"we love this place it was home away from home we had rented for the month of jan 2015 It was clean cozy and close to the beach club . We reserved it for next winter for 3 months thanks for having a special place"
Guest: johnDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 10, 2015