Florida is known for its many tourist destinations and one of such is Marathon, of the Florida Keys. Marathon is a 10-mile long family vacation haven strategically situated in the middle of the keys island chain – which comprises mainly of Vaca Key, Fat Deer Key, and Grassy Key. Tired of the big cities and its busy life? Then marathon is your go-to destination. Resident and vacationers alike get to enjoy this relatively new city and everything beautiful that comes with it. From fishing to its impressive water life, from boating and hiking and seafood to waterfront vacation homes, marathon promises an extraordinary vacation experience.
Marathon's water bodies are clear and blue, and there is no better way to appreciate them than by driving your very own boat. Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary offer boating courses for first timers so visitors are eligible to rent a boat. In fact, if you prefer to have a romantic dinner, there are restaurants by boat ready to treat you and the family to a heartwarming sunset or sunrise dinner.
If you are down for a real adrenaline rush activity, there are many spots along marathon where visitors can go on a one-of-a-kind snorkeling adventure. The Sombrero reef, the third largest reef in the world comes to mind. Private tours also like Captain Pip's Marina and Hideaway provides snorkel trips for families in the sombrero area.
Every now and then, you'll hope for a hotspot where everything is present in one place. The Hawks Cay Resort is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The resort boasts of pristine waters with its five swimming pools, and an all-encompassing menu of activities like fishing, diving, kayaking, volleyball, tennis and a myriad of watersports. Don't worry, you can bring the kids along. There are plenty lined up to keep the kids occupied too.
The dolphin family is ever ready to receive your family, and the kids would definitely love this experience. The research center educates visitors on how to learn and care for marine mammals and the environment. Even as you watch exhilarating, fun narrated behavior sessions and meet dolphins up close.
Marathon is very much a family-oriented vacation destination. Our collection of rentals homes is diverse and impressive to suit the lifestyle and personality of our users. Among them are plush beach houses and condos overlooking waterfronts, fully equipped with amenities to ensure your family never misses home in a negative way. All collection suits every budget and located across the length and breadth of the city of Marathon. Hence, you can pretty much stay wherever fascinates you the most.