Marathon Key Hotels

Located some 50 miles from Key West, Marathon is another popular destination with Florida Keys travelers. The city of Marathon is on Grassy Key, which offers access to numerous water sports—after all, Grassy Key was the home of the original Flipper. There are many options for Marathon Key hotels, from cheap hotels to luxury hotels and resorts. A little advance research will help you find the ideal Marathon Key lodging for your perfect vacation in the Florida Keys.

With simple rooms and suites, a peaceful and nostalgic atmosphere, a beach, and convenient proximity to major Florida Keys attractions, the Seashell Beach Resort is a great hotel in Marathon Florida. The ten rooms include one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites, and each suite features cable TV, air-conditioning, and kitchens with an oven, a stove, a refrigerator, a microwave, and utensils. Located right on the beach, the Seashell Beach Resort is one of the perfect Marathon Key hotels for enjoying the attractions that Florida Keys beaches offer.

These accommodations in Marathon are mere steps away from white-sand beaches and the Atlantic Ocean. Relax in the hotel's tiki huts, beach chairs, and hammocks, or go boating and swimming. Fishing is also possible from the 300-foot dock and the resort's bonefish flats, and afterward you can cook up your catch on the resort's grills. Kayaking is also possible for guests of this hotel in Marathon Florida, as complimentary kayaks are provided. Near the Seashell Beach Resort are several other Florida Keys attractions, including the renowned Dolphin Research Center, where you can try a dolphin swim, and the turtle hospital. Also nearby are a golf course, places to shop, and snorkeling and diving charter boats.

Tranquility Bay Marathon Key
Tranquility Bay Marathon Key

Another of options for lodging is the Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort, and as Marathon Florida hotels go, this is a great choice. The twelve-acre waterfront resort features 87 two-bedroom or three-bedroom houses that include gourmet kitchens, separate dining areas, flat-screen TVs with premium cable and HBO, wireless internet, and porches overlooking the water. The casual, seaside cottage décor fits perfectly with the resort's relaxing and friendly ambience. The resort also features an award-winning restaurant, the Butterfly Cafe, which focuses on local ingredients and fresh seafood. There are also two swimming pools and a beachfront tiki bar at this hotel in Marathon Florida, and guests can enjoy beach volleyball, sunset cruises, fishing, sailing, snorkeling, diving, and numerous other water sports.

Marathon Key Resorts
Marathon Key Resorts

When booking your Marathon Florida hotels, you should have little trouble finding the best fit for your itinerary, lodging preferences, and budget. Those looking for cheap Florida Keys hotels should seek out deals at Marathon Key hotels. Vacation packages often combine the price of hotels and popular activities, and they can help you save money on vacation rentals while experiencing the array of fun activities.

A stay at a hotel such as Seashell Beach or the Tranquility Bay Beach House Resort is sure to fit well into a relaxing vacation. There are several other Marathon Florida hotels, so research the area in advance and you'll find the best hotel or resort for your trip.

Top image: The Hammocks At Marathon Key

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