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Recent Marathon reviews


    "This home fit our family perfect! It was clean and well stocked just as described. Actually the sliding glass doors were so clean the kids ran face first in them a couple of times, it was pretty funny. With 2 adults and 6 kids ages ranging from 6 to 14 their was always things to do weather it was swimming in the pool, relaxing in the hot tub, walking to the beach, or fishing off the dock. Our whole family spent hours fishing right off the dock and caught all kinds of fish, including a nurse shark. Every morning we would go and sit on the dock and drink our coffee and watch the Iguanas come out of the trees on the otherside of the canal and then swim over to our side. Probably one of the best things the kids got to experience was almost every day when the tide came in a Manatee would swim down the canal. So we sprayed the hose in the canal a little and the Manatee came right over to the dock put it's head out of the water and we got to pet it. That was pretty amazing. So if you stay at this property and see a Manatee , spray the hose in the water a little and maybe you get a chance to pet a Manatee. We also visited Bahia Honda State Park it has a really nice beach and we did lots of snorkling there. We also visited Key West where we ate at the best restaurant called Hogfish Bar and Grill, the price are reasonable and the portions are well worth your money and excellent food ( Highly recommended!). We also visited The Turtle Hospital very information and the kids loved it. The owner of this property is great he provides you with everything you need to know while visiting. The other great thing about this property is all of the landscaping is wonderful because it makes it so much more private. I highly recommend this property it was well worth it and the owner was super quick with getting our security deposit back. Thank you! again Neil for sharing your home with our family we made lots of good memories on this vacation."
    Guest: SD Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: August 30, 2014
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  • Great Place

    "This is super rental. Spacious. Spectacular views. Huge screened porches. Oversized walk in showers. Would definitely rent here again!"
    Guest: Debbie D. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: September 23, 2014
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  • Perfect vacation spot

    "Exactly as presented... Beautiful, well maintained. Beds were very comfortable . Loved seeing the wildlife. Manatee's in Canel so beautiful, fishing from Dock enjoyable. Pool perfect size for relaxing- shaded in late afternoon Planning to return. Bringing my boat next time for sure."
    Guest: Julia B. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • Happiness Is. . .PERFECTION

    "Our family could not possibly have been more happy with our stay at "Happiness Is. . ." There are 5 of us with our children being 16, 13 and 10 and every one of us had a fabulous vacation with all of our children agreeing that the condo was the best place we had ever stayed! The owners were so easy to work with and the condo itself was spacious, clean and well-stocked with everything we needed. Though, to be honest, we didn't spend a whole lot of time inside! The Gulfpointe community was very quiet, well-kept, and easy to find. The pool was very convenient as was the boat dock. We did not have a boat but we spent A LOT of time on the dock fishing, swimming, snorkeling and chatting with paddleboarders who went by. The dock is constructed of composite decking which was GREAT because we didn't have to worry about splinters! We loved all the big sliding glass doors--the views were fabulous! The location is fantastic--there are tons of dining and fun options within walking, bike riding or very short driving distance. Key West is close enough to enjoy for a day trip but there is tons to do right in Marathon. We ate at Keys Fisheries, Burdines, Island Fish Co., Cracked Conch Cafe and they were all fantastic! We also visited Curry Hammock State Park to kayak, Sombrero Beach for swimming/snorkeling, 7-mile bridge for the sunset, Sweet Savannah's for ice cream, Big Pine Key to see the Key deer, went on a half day fishing trip on the Marathon Lady, spent a day at the Dolphin Research Center, and Bahia Honda State Park (definitely the best beach that we've seen in the keys with the added bonus of a spectacular place to watch the sunset!). It really was a perfect trip and we hope to come back some time--even if we can't, we have already recommended "Happiness Is. . ." to several friends who are planning to visit the Keys. The ONLY thing I wish the condo had was a "Guest Book." We've stayed at other places that had a Guest Book and not only is it fun to see where other people are from but it's nice to have recommendations for food/fun from other visitors."
    Guest: smithmom Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 2, 2014
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