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Recent Marathon Area reviews
Best Place to stay on the Keys!!
"I would like to thank Mike and Lea for my best vacation ever at hawks cay resort. This was my 5th visit to hawks cay. All previous time I went through the hotel reservations system. I saw Mike and Lea property listing and read all reviews. I decided to contact them and inquire about their beautiful duck key village. The process was better than I could imagine. They provided all information I needed and allowed me to enjoy their home for an entire week from 4/4-4/11. They were always available for anything I may need. The pictures and previous positive reviews dont lie. Its a hidden treasure, extremely well maintained,located, cleaned and very cozy. I would highly recommend Mike and Lea 's property to anybody looking for a place to vacation in the Florida keys. It doesn't matter the age, don't think twice there is not other place on the keys that will get close to all amenities you can enjoy at Mike and Lea's hawks cay property."
Guest: Eloy L.Date of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: April 12, 2015
"We arrived Saturday morning to a beautiful place. The house was very clean and well maintained. Plenty of towels and linens. The backyard was awesome, and the fishing was some of the best right from the dock. I would highly recommend this place to all."
Guest: james b.Date of Stay: September 2014Review Submitted: September 27, 2014
"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
"What an experience being right on the canal especially during the evening hours sitting at the tiki bar in the back of the house with a glass of wine with your favorite friends. The owners of this exceptional house have everything that you would need to make your stay comfortable and worry free. I slept in the king size bed where the sheets felt like luxury 1200 thread count, possibly Egyptian cotton. I slept like a baby and woke up feeling like staying in bed for the entire morning, however there are too many things to get involved in to do that. The plunge pool is nice and you are able to heat the pool if needed. This house is remarkable and decorated nicely. It is spacious, comfortable and very clean. I rented a boat to go fishing, docked it at the house, cleaned the fish and kept the bait in the freezer in the garage. There are plenty of bicycles in the garage for your convenience/exercise around the neighborhood. I enjoy cooking, however there are two restaurants in the neighborhood that serve very tasty items on their menus. I would rate this home a 10 star if I was able. I am definitely coming back next year."
Guest: Debra L.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 14, 2015