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Recent Marathon reviews

  • Very Nice Place...Best Vacation Ever!!

    "We stayed at the beautiful Harbor Breeze for Christmas 2014. We spent our time there with another family and had 4 teenage girls in all. They said this was the "best vacation ever!" The house is exactly as shown, grounds are beautiful, pool was nice and tiki huts were a bonus! Paulette was very helpful and made it very easy for us to arrange our vacation. We hope to return again!"
    Guest: Michelle M Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 28, 2015
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  • Salvation from Worst Winter Ever!!!

    "This past winter (2013/2014) was one of the worst for northern Indiana. Dealing with no sunlight and being buried in several feet of snow for most of the winter, we were questioning our very sanity by mid January. Before my wife had a nervous breakdown, we elected to use up some airline miles and found this quaint little island near Marathon in the keys. We enjoy camping and were looking for something rustic and more unique than just staying in a typical hotel. This was a perfect solution to our winter blues and was quite an adventure. We flew into Miami arriving late night, the owners of the island even recommended an affordable motel on the way to the rendezvous point because you have to check in during the day. We woke early the next morning and drove down to the meeting spot. There our contact person met us and took us out on a small skiff to the island and gave us a tour and instructions on just about everything relating to our stay on the island. The island does not have sleeping accommodations on it, however there are lots of comfy hammocks if you want to sleep under the stars and a nice picnic area with a fire pit and a generator (which provides power to the houseboat that is parked on a large pier on the island). We had a blast exploring nearby areas with the skiff, there are kayaks provided on the island, and one morning we even had two dolphins that were launching out of the water just a few feet away from our pier. Just a short ride from the island on the mainland there is a great restaurant/bar called the Island Fish Co. and they have great drinks and the food was good too! We enjoyed several meals there during our stay, and also grilled out on the island and enjoyed the privacy and seclusion that the island offers. Sitting by the fire pit each night felt like we were on "Survivor" (thankfully my wife didn't vote me off the island). We did invite some friends from the Marathon area over during the day for a cookout. There are several very large iguanas that hang out on the island, however if you leave them alone they don't bother you and they love bananas. Next time we "may" bring the kids because of the camping aspect of the island. It's a lot of fun and so quiet and peaceful at night. Highly Recommend to anyone looking to get away from civilization for a week to unwind."
    Guest: HotelSpy Date of Stay: January 2014 Review Submitted: July 7, 2014
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  • Bill and family

    "Back for the third time and it gets better every time. We drift dive the bridge are and visited Sombrero light and beach. Ate in and out then found great new places to eat. The house is very close to everything. The kids could not believe the manatees visiting the dock. The pool was the best for everyone and we used it daily. We are going to return soon."
    Guest: Bill H. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: September 24, 2014
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  • Home away from home, with a view!

    "My husband and I found Jerry and Deborah's wonderful Long Key property when they had had a cancellation. We stayed in the smallest unit, which is the perfect size for two people. The small floor space is used very effectively, and the kitchen and bath are nicely appointed. I found everything I needed to cook, including a strainer to rinse quinoa! We have a lovely view from the small deck, and the common area has lots of equipment to make your stay interesting. Jerry and Deborah have been most helpful. This is a great place!"
    Guest: Sharon M. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 5, 2015
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