Common Questions about Vacation Rental Homes

Q- Are there any additional fees above and beyond the rental rate?

A- The only additional fees to the rental rate quoted are taxes, a cleaning fee, a processing fee and a refundable security/damage deposit. The security/damage deposit is returned within 14 days of your departure pending inspection of the property.

Q- Where are the nearest beaches?

Q- Are linens, cookware, dishes, etc. provided with the rental property?

A- Yes. Everything you’ll need is available at your home-away-from-home.

Q- What is there to do in Marathon?

Q- What time is check-in and check-out?

A- Check-in is 4 pm and check-out is 10 am. However, special arrangements can be made upon request.

Q- How much are taxes for the rental property?

A- Florida State Vacation Rental Property taxes are 12.5%.

Q- Can I bring/rent a boat?

A- Yes, all of our homes have adequate dockage for most medium-sized boats. There are many reputable boat rental operations within Marathon and we are happy to recommend some upon request.

Q- What day do reservations usually begin and end?

A- Our reservations usually run from Saturday to Saturday. This is a common policy for most vacation rentals in the Florida Keys. However, special arrangements can be made upon request if possible.

Q- What mile markers are Marathon and most of the rental properties located?

A- Marathon is a cluster of islands spanning from Duck Key to the East and the historic 7 Mile Bridge to the West. The majority of our properties are located between MM 54.5 and 47.

Q- How much is needed to secure a reservation TODAY?

A – Depending on the size of the home and how far out your reservation is, all that is needed is a $500-$1,000 security deposit and 25% of your rental rate.