FAQ’s Marathon Florida


Keys Cove Luxury vacation home rentals are located in Marathon Florida and are approx 3 hours south of Miami, and 1 and 15 mins north of Key West.

Yes, Marathon is very laid back and kid friendly. There are plenty of thinks for kids in Marathon, including an action park, nature parks and beaches, and activities — such as boarding, snorkeling, and swimming with the dolphins. Many of the restaurants also have kids’s menus.

No, Keys Cove vacation home rentals do not allow pets. There are many pet-friendly locations in Marathon,  such as dog parks, and even on the beach,

Although the season has gotten later over the past decade, the Atlantic hurricane season formally begins June 1 and ends November 30. Historically, the chances of hurricane activity are greater between August 15 and October 1st. Keys Cove vacation home rentals is located on the Caribbean side of Marathon, Florida

Keys Cove Vacation home rentals provide all the things you’ll need in the home, but you should bring the following: sunscreen, shampoo, soap, all paper goods, food, swimsuits, shorts, and long pants, snorkeling, fishing gear, sports equipment, a boat if you have one, flip flops for everyone, hats, sunglasses, a sweater or light jacket in the winter, board games — and if you’re renting a private residence –, movies for kids, coffee and coffee filters, and an appetite for fun and relaxation!

Not on-site, however, there are two bike rental places that will drop off bikes when you arrive, and pick them up when you leave. More information here and here.

Yes, all eight of the Keys Cove vacation homes have a private pool and terrace, and there are community pools in Marathon Florida at the Marathon Community Park as well, as other venues in town, such as the Sunset Grille.

There are private beaches if you’re staying at a private resort or private home, like KeysCove.com

There are two beaches close by.

Sombrero Beach is considered by many as the best beach in the Florida Keys and includes total handicap accessibility. https://keyscove.com/

Coco Plum Beach is a natural beach with an adjacent wetland located in Marathon at MM 54, 1.4 miles down Coco Plum Drive. It is typically less crowded and provides a covered pavilion and restrooms for your use and enjoyment. https://www.ci.marathon.fl.us/parksrec/page/coco-plum-beach

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Yes, there are personal boat slips at some of the vacation homes, including Keys Cove vacation homes, as well as boat ramps at some of the parks.

Yes, there are places at the parks where you can fish, as well as several deep sea fishing charters.

Close to Keys Cove vacation home in Marathon Florida, in the Florida Keys, is the Marathon Airport, which offers service for private aircraft and Charter Service plus car rentals.

Key West International services commercial flights is 52 miles from Marathon, and. Miami International is a 3-hour drive, with  Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International 5-4 hours.

There are shuttle services between the Keys and Miami /  Fort Lauderdale Airports.

Yes, Marathon Key has some of the best bird-watching, plus sea turtles, dolphins, and land animals.

Have additional questions about Keys Cove vacation home rental?
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