Tropical Cottages

243-61st Street Gulf, Marathon, Florida Keys, Florida, 33050, United States | Motel
Prices starting from $92.00

Travel Blogs from Marathon

Reflections on Keys

A travel blog entry by browngaltrekker on Oct 15, 2013

1 comment, 10 photos

It was not meant to happen. Florida Keys. In fact, why would I go there in the first place? It's a few hours from Miami, a city that I'm not too fond of with beaches that I find more or less to be mediocre at best unless you fancy partying with friends. But Air Tran got me with their $119 round trip ticket to Fort Lauderdale. You know you are a …

Just a bit of wandering on Marathon Key

A travel blog entry by ralphieboyo


... earlier start. In order to rent the Fandango House, we made reservations last October. Winter in Florida is a busy time. I now know why.

Today we stayed in the park. We took a walk along the sea wall, hoping to see some of the resident lobsters, but saw only seaweed. Later in the day we took another short walk and the seaweed had been removed, but no lobsters yet. They are protected here by the ...

Rufus, my friend!

A travel blog entry by sandylane


... took pictures of everything she could see. Clouds, shoes, sailboats. I think she ran out of things to do. She may have to start fishing.
Hey, we finally got a picture of that crazy red-headed bird living in the totem pole! See below.
Are those firecracker's I hear? I thought they were illegal in Florida. Ruff, ruff, ruff, ruff, ruff!
I think the pictures tell the story so I'm going to just let you look at them this time. Enjoy!
Your friend,
Buster (Rufus' BFF)

Betsy's parents visit Marathon for the Month

A travel blog entry by betsypetersnow

... Mary jean was making the transition from living at the Abode in New York to living closer to her daughter in Kentucky. Candice a family friend also came down to help out during the month and we were lucky enough to have Teddy around for a couple of ...

Sunrise, snorkelling and strippers

A travel blog entry by williamluff


... to reach the reef. En route Nicole's boss Mike gives us the safety talk, complete with excruciating jokes, obligatory audience participation, lots of shouting and hi-fives. "ALL RIGHT!!!!" he hollers, "Let's get in the water!"

By this point the sun has completely disappeared behind a wall of grey cloud and the tranquil seas are riding up and down on choppy waves. This is not exactly the beautiful underwater paradise we saw in the brochure and were promised by the sales ...

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This motel, located on 243-61st Street Gulf, Marathon, is near The Turtle Hospital, Sombrero Beach, Captain Hook's Marina & Dive Center, and Crane Point Museum & Nature Center.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsTropical Cottages Marathon

    Reviewed by browngaltrekker

    Rustic stay with perks; a gem of a bargain

    Reviewed Oct 15, 2013
    by (8 reviews) Washington DC , United States Flag of United States

    As a solo traveler, the cottage was such a luxury for the price. The cottage comes with a queen bed, TV, shower, microwave and utensils. It has a very cheerful atmosphere inside and outside. Your car has its own space right next to the cabin. Some updates are needed for the bathroom but all in all, it's a great bargain find. Marathon is a great place as a base. The plus is the great fish eateries along Hwy 1.

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    Reviewed by alexandkey

    Great little cottages

    Reviewed Jul 13, 2013
    by (13 reviews) St.Albans , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Great bar, very helpful staff, has plenty of restaurants and shops nearby and a great place to hire kayaks next door (which you must do)

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Tropical Cottages Marathon

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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