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Recent Marathon reviews
Perfect Christmas Vacation
"Our family of 4, including 2 college age children, spent 2 wonderful weeks over the Christmas Holiday at White Sands. We all absolutely loved it!
We had never vacationed in the Florida Keys and didn't know for sure if we would like not having the typical beach scene. But, being outdoorsy type people who enjoy kayaking, fishing and boating, White Sands was a perfect fit for us. There are 4 kayaks at the home that we used to kayak over to the mangrove coves just around the corner to the left off of the dock. We caught snappers that we fixed for lunch almost on a daily basis. In the mangrove cove, we also saw several sharks, sting rays, tarpons, iguanas and tons of different kinds of birds. Plus, the kayaks are great to take out and get just past the tree/coast line and watch the sunset. AMAZING! One night while watching the sunset, a huge sea turtle swam up to us.
The other outside amenities are equally as pleasing. The pool was heated and was a great way to spend afternoons around. The hammock was fought over daily as to who would be taking their afternoon nap in it. Plus, the deck was our go to spot for breakfast and also evening wine down time. Also, many great moments were spent hanging out or fishing off of the dock. It's incredible the amount of fish and variety of fish that are around the dock. We saw spotted rays, barracudas, puffer fish, lobsters and sharks from the dock. Plus, you can't beat the afternoon sun on the dock.
Inside was just as perfect. The kitchen is designed to allow multiple cooks prepping at once with plenty of stocked cooking equipment. The view from the dining room table was unbeatable. And, the bed in the master bedroom was more comfortable than our own at home beside the spa like bathroom.
We have already booked it for next year and can't wait to go back!"
Guest: Bonnie J.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 7, 2015
"I just want to say what a great vacation house this was for myself and my family. There was plenty of room for the 10 of us, and the house is located in a great area. The pool is awesome and the view in the morning and at night from the pool is second to none. There were a few things that need some attention....with some lights not working,a fan that did not work in one of the smaller bedrooms, and the hot tub stopped working the last 2 days. But all of that was minor. I would definetly recommend this rental to anybody looking to vacation in the keys. You are right in the middle of marathon, with plenty of attractions to see, and plenty of great restaurants to eat at. You are also only a little over an hour away from key west. Tim was very easy to work with, and book through. His thoughts about restaurants were spot on! Thanks for the great experience, and if we ever come back to the keys, we will be renting from Tim!"
Guest: Matt R.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 17, 2015
"excellent vacation site, great accommodations. Dock was perfect for our 20 footer and easy access to the Gulf and Atlantic. Stairs were a bit much especially on refills but probably gave me much needed exercise. Thanks Jim for a wonderful vacation."
Guest: billiamt11Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 21, 2015