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Tropical Private Island w/Houseboat, Boat & Kayaks

Houseboat -
2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Marathon, Florida Keys, Florida
This vacation rental puts you on your own tropical island in a quiet cove of protected mangroves in the Gulf of Mexico. You stay on a 2 bedroom houseboat that is docked on the island. You have your own 17 foot boat for the entire week!

This air conditioned houseboat has beds for 5 and our rental license allows up to 8 people (sofa sleeper) to stay on the boat. You can also camp on the island on an elevated platform or right in a hammock! There is a queen bed in the master bedroom and a two doubles in the second. We also have a sofa in the living room.

We provide you a boat to get to and from the island, which is only a couple minutes from shore. You can also use the boat to go fishing, go out to eat, or sightsee...
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Listing #FKN2074596
About the Manager
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:February 2011
Interaction with guests
Once your vacation is paid in full, you will receive a welcome letter with important information about your arrival. The welcome letter includes directions, WIFI password, phone numbers to the local manager, our office and the owner’s direct cell phone as well as house rules and local ordinances. It even advises you on what to do should you see a hurt or injured manatee!
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

Renting the houseboat was a unique experience. I was concerned about the logistics of our stay, but we were well instructed on the workings of the houseboat and island, and felt comfortable there. We went with our young sons, and they had freedom to run...More

Date of stay: December 2011
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Management response:Responded 2 January 2012

Thank you for letting us know about your stay on the island. You have helped us come up with some important improvements. We have increased the useable space on the...More

A FlipKey verified reviewer
Fort Lauderdale Fl
Reviewed 19 April 2011


Date of stay: March 2011
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Reviewed 27 February 2011


Date of stay: September 2010
  • Air Conditioning
  • Boat Available
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (3)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 9:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Twin
    1 Full
    1 King
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • Pet fee with tax/per dog: £64 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee with tax: £171 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: £796 / stay - Deposit
Additional Rate and Availability Information
A boat is provided with the property rental. Our guests are responsible for their fuel usage.
Electric for this Island/houseboat comes from a gas generator. Our guests are responsible for their fuel usage. The refrigerator is powered by solar at no cost to you.
Prices are subject to change. Prices will not change once a security deposit is paid.
Call for discounted LAST MINUTE RESERVATIONS!!!
Security Deposits are returned shortly after you check out.

Additional fees may apply:
- 7.5% Florida Tax | 7% of rent
- Cleaning Fee | 200 USD per week
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About the neighbourhood
Our Private Tropical Island called Quiet Cove Key is nestled in a peaceful natural setting in a cove surounded by mangroves.
Getting around
While a rental car is necessary, you may also utilize KW Transit (great for a day trip to Key West) or Marathon Taxi.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Key West, Miami, Ft Lauderdale: 161.0 km
While a rental car is necessary, the drive from mainland Florida down to the Keys is part of the fun. Excitement builds as you pass from Key to Key until your arrival in Marathon.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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