Destination guide

Explore the beachside setting in Marathon

The beaches and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Marathon. This city's dolphin watching, fishing and seafood restaurants draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Sombrero Beach and Dolphin Research Center. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Marathon

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Marathon for its jogging trails, dolphin viewing and fishing. Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Marathon a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dolphin Research Center (9.1 mi / 14.7 km)
  • Florida Keys Country Club (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Island Hoppers Aerial Adventures (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)
  • Conch Air (2.3 mi / 3.7 km)

Seasonal weather in Marathon

Travellers enjoy Marathon for its snorkelling. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Marathon

Marathon is famous for its breathtaking sunsets and beautiful ocean views. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Marathon. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sombrero Beach (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Bahia Honda State Park and Beach (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
  • The Turtle Hospital (1.4 mi / 2.3 km)
  • Sunset Park Beach (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Curry Hammock State Park (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Bahia Honda Key (12.1 mi / 19.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Marathon

Fly into Marathon, FL (MTH-Florida Keys Marathon), the closest airport, located 1.8 mi (3 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could book a flight to Key West, FL (EYW-Key West Intl.), which is 43.9 mi (70.6 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Marathon?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,176 holiday lettings around Marathon. From 777 houses to 120 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Marathon?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Marathon:

  • Indigo Reef Marina Homes: 189 holiday homes
  • Little Venice: 290 holiday homes
  • Coral Lagoon: 338 holiday homes
  • Farara Shores: 102 holiday homes
  • White Marlin Beach: 94 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Marathon? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Marathon. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Pigeon Key Foundation: 1,303 holiday lettings
  • Crane Point Museum and Nature Center: 1,240 holiday lettings
  • Seven Mile Bridge: 1,303 holiday lettings
  • The Turtle Hospital: 1,284 holiday lettings
  • Marathon Garden Club: 1,235 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Marathon listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Marathon?

Yes, of course. offers 777 Houses in Marathon. Our other popular types of Marathon holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 120 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 64 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 24 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Resorts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Marathon?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 940 holiday homes with pool available in Marathon. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.