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Marathon is a city on Knight's
Key, Boot Key, Key Vaca, Fat Deer Key, Long Point Key, Crawl Key and Grassy
Key islands in the middle Florida Keys, in Monroe County, Florida, in the
is a major sportsfishing destination, with several charter fishing boats
departing from local marinas every morning to both the Gulf of Mexico and
the Atlantic Ocean. Bountiful reefs around Marathon make it a popular diving,
snorkeling, spearfishing, and lobster tickling area. One of the last untouched
tropical hardwood hammocks in the Keys is found at Crane Point Museum,
just a few miles west of Marathon's airport. This airport is also one of
the most reliable sites in the entire United States to see the hard-to-find
Antillean Nighthawk. Like the rest of the Keys in summer, Gray Kingbird
are often seen on telephone wires along US 1 and Black-whiskered Vireo
incessantly sing in the hammocks.
Marathon is the home of the
Fisherman's Hospital in the west end of the city. It is one of just three
hospitals in the Florida Keys.
The City of Marathon offers
many restaurants, including the popular The Island Tiki Bar and Grill,
Burdines, Keys Fisheries, Castaway and The Stuffed Pig. Marathon derives
much of its livelihood from the ocean and seafood is a staple at most restaurants.
Marathon holds the distinction
of having the tallest building in the Keys, Bonefish Towers on Coco Plum.
Sombrero Country Club, the only Country Club in the Keys, is located here.
It has been hit hard by several recent hurricanes. Marathon hosts Burrowing
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Bay Resort & Marina - Marathon
Situated on an island, this
Marathon property is close to Sombrero Beach and Crane Point Museum and
Nature Center. Banana Bay Resort & Marina - Marathon has a private
beach, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Business amenities include wireless
Internet access, business services, and audio-visual equipment. Banana
Bay Resort & Marina - Marathon has a restaurant, a bar/lounge, and
a poolside bar. Event facilities at this 2.5-star property consist of conference
rooms and banquet facilities. Guest parking is complimentary. Amenities
featured in guestrooms include air conditioning, coffee/tea makers, and
minibars. Business-friendly amenities include desks and voice mail.
Sombrero Resort & Marina Marathon
This resort and marina is
located in Marathon in the Florida Keys, 0.8 mile from Sombrero Beach
and adjacent to Sombrero Country Club. Curry Hammock State Park, Dolphin
Research Center, and Bahia Honda State Park and Beach are all within 13
miles. Boatman's Sombrero Resort & Marina features a 71-slip marina
where guests can arrange fishing, kayaking trips, or snorkeling excursions.
Four lighted tennis courts and a heated outdoor pool are on site. Complimentary
beer and wine are offered at a manager's reception every evening. The poolside
restaurant (open seasonally) serves lunch and dinner Wednesday – Sunday.
A poolside Tiki bar offers cocktails.
Cay Resort & Marina Marathon
This Marathon property is
situated near the beach, close to Crane Point Museum and Nature Center
and Sombrero Beach. Coconut Cay Resort & Marina has an outdoor pool.
Business amenities include wireless Internet access and business services.
Guest parking is complimentary. Additional amenities include a marina,
laundry facilities, and coffee in the lobby. Amenities featured in guestrooms
include air conditioning, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls. In addition,
amenities available on request include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards.
This apartment property
is located in Marathon, close to Crane Point Museum and Nature Center and
Sombrero Beach. In addition to an outdoor pool and a seasonal outdoor pool,
Kingsail Resort features laundry facilities and coffee in the lobby. Guest
parking is complimentary. The front desk is open during limited hours.
This property is self-catering. Amenities featured in guestrooms include
air conditioning and free local calls. In addition, amenities available
on request include hair dryers and irons/ironing boards.
Bay Beach House Resort Marathon
Situated on a Marathon beach,
this family-friendly spa property is close to The Turtle Hospital, Seven
Mile Bridge, and Sombrero Beach. Regional attractions include Dolphin Research
Center. Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort has a private beach, an outdoor
pool, and a fitness facility. Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort features
a full-service spa. Business amenities include wireless Internet access,
meeting rooms for small groups, and business services. Tranquility Bay
Beach House Resort has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available
during limited hours. This is a smoke-free property (fines may apply for
violations). This property is self-catering.
Sands Inn Marathon
This Marathon property is
situated near the beach, close to Dolphin Research Center and Curry Hammock
State Park. White Sands Inn has a private beach and an outdoor pool. Complimentary
wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Guest parking is
complimentary. The staff can arrange wedding services. Additional amenities
include barbecue grills, a picnic area, and self parking. Amenities featured
in guestrooms include air conditioning, coffee/tea makers, and televisions.
Business-friendly amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access.
All guestrooms provide microwaves and refrigerators.
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