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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
"We are just finishing a six-week stay in this lovely and spacious canal duplex on 10th Street...walkable and/or bikable to everything. The home is beautifully designed and equipped, with fully stocked kitchen (including an abundance of good-quality pots, pans and cooking utensils), excellent WIFI, quiet central AC/heat, good beds. The large deck facing the canal offers plenty of sun as well as shade. A bonus is access not only to the Cabana Club but also private Inch Beach, just a block away. The owner was a pleasure to deal with. We can't wait to return to Casa Mar Azul I."
Guest: LouiseDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 9, 2015
"Having stayed in Key Colony for the previous 2 Christmas', this was by far the best property we have stayed in. It is excatly as it looks in the pictures.
Annie and Carlos could not have been more helpful and welcoming with perfect communication in advance and during our stay. The propery is perfect inside, incredibly clean and done up to the highest standards.
My daughter loved the pool and we all loved sitting atching the several manatees and calf pass several times during our stay. We were even successful fishing off the deck.
Walking distance to several excellent restaurants (early bird menu at Key Colony is great for kids!), Sunset Beach (complete with singing!), playground. We hired a boat from All Aboard Boat rentals who were very reasonable and very friendly and helpful.
We are hoping to go again next Christmas if they will have us back!! If we could we would live there!!"
Guest: Jo Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 31, 2015
"Jim and Elaine have a wonderful vacation rental. It is a perfect location and the accomodations could not be better! I have rented their home for three years and my daughter, son in law, and grandaughter have stayed there as well; it is great for families. We have enjoyed the beach, Cabana Club, and restsurants during our stay. The weekly concerts at Sunset Park have also been enjoyable. I would highly recommend this rental if staying in Marathon/ Key Colony Beach. Looking forward to renting again next year!!!"
Guest: Bob B.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 11, 2015