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'La Casitas' Charming 2 Bedrooms Canalfront (Ocean)


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Updated: Oct 18, 2016
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 6 Sleeps

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Seaside Escape! Boater’s Paradise!

In the heart of the Florida Keys, 'La Casitas' are on MM 52.

'La Casita Sol' is a quaint 1/2 duplex canal home with 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom that can comfortably accommodate 4-6 guests.

This lovely home sits on the Atlantic Ocean side, just 2 houses from the ocean.

'La Casitas' are really centrally located to a number of activities & easy access to different attractions, but you still will feel like you are 'away from it all'.

Located just 1 hour from Key West and 2 hours from Miami, our vacation home is a nice road trip destination. The Florida Keys Marathon Airport is a very easy commmute and the Key West International Airport is just 1 hour away.

A shaded deck area by the canal lends itself to a relaxing time; perfect for barbecuing, fishing from the canal, or just enjoying the cool breeze coming from the ocean.

With 35 feet of dock space at the beginning of the canal, it can accommodate a wide variety of boats.

Ideal for a couples’ getaway or a family trip!

We speak English & Spanish.

Vacation Rental Permit: PLR2012-00435 issued by the City of Marathon

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner


My name is Judy and my family and I own/manage 'La Casitas' vacation rentals. 'La Casita Sol' is family-owned & we take great care and pride in opening it up to you, our guests, so you may have a comfortable & relaxing home stay at during your Keys trip. I do my best to provide you with excellent customer service, answer your questions in a timely manner, and help make booking your vacation stay with us simple & smooth. My family & I absolutely LOVE spending time here in our 'Casita' and we hope you love it, too. Soon we will be adding another vacation home right next door to 'La Casita' which we will start taking reservations for soon. If your week is not availalbe, don't worry because you may be able to rent next door our new one coming soon!

Our Vacation Rental Permit number is PLR2012-00435 issued by the City of Marathon.

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Speaks: english, spanish

28 Reviews

based on 28 traveler reviews


The condo was perfect. Plenty of room and amenities.

  • 5 of 5

Had a really good time. It was great to be able to have the boat right out back and to be able to kayak. The condo had everything we needed.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The place was very comfortable and cozy

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are pleased to hear it & hope you come back again! Best Wishes!
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Fantastic Location

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at 790 La Casita proved to be one of the best vacations we've ever had. The location was amazing. The convenience of the canal behind the house was great given that we brought our boat with us on the trip. There are several places to go grocery shopping near the home along with some decent restaurants. The home was very clean and spacious. Overall, the experience was one to remember.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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The most relaxing vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our two week stay in this very comfortable home, Las Casitas. The home was exactly as described in the listing. Well maintained two bedroom on the canal with beautiful views and very peaceful. The kitchen was well equipped and the bed was very comfortable. Evenings on the deck overlooking the canal were priceless. The home was located close to many restaurants, shopping and Marathon beach. Marathon beach is a gorgeous beach and if you are there during high tide you can swim forever in beautiful, calm water. Definitely go to the Hideaway Restaurant for early seating on the porch. We would definitely recommend and rent again at this location.

Deb and Jim Reilly


  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent choice for Marathon visits

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time that we stayed here, and we would absolutely do it again. Half of a duplex (the same owners own and rent the other half), with well-stocked kitchen, dining area, two bedrooms, living room, and outside deck area up against a canal half a block from the ocean - occasionally renters come here by boat and dock right off the deck. About two miles from two small malls including two groceries/pharmacy etc. Located a long block from US 1, near the airport and fire station, but no problems with noise at night. Owners very easy to reach by phone and quite friendly and helpful. Recommended activities in town - Sombrero Beach, Turtle Hospital, Crane Point Nature Center, Curry Hammock State Park.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our three kids (13,11 and 7), and had a great time. The neighborhood was quiet, and the sunrise from the back porch was amazing. The house had every amenity we needed, and everything was comfy. We especially enjoyed eating at Burdine's, and walking the seven mile bridge. We saw a variety of wildlife off the dock such as eel, lobster, and parrot fish. While in the area we also saw sea turtles, manatee, rays and many fish. Bahia Honda is nearby and one of the most beautiful beaches anywhere. We hope to return soon.

The Hillegonds Family

Orland Park, IL

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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From the Owner

'La Casitas' are conveniently located close to everything, but will still feel like you are away from it all. The house has great access to the Atlantic Ocean and we are just 2 house from the open water. The Bay side is also easily accessible. Out on the deck there is a beautiful view out to the ocean and in the evenings there is very often a wonderful breeze. 'La Casitas' are a waterfront ground level home. You won't need to worry about climbing up a flight of stairs after a day of sightseeing or on the water. Our kids just love to fish right from the dock. Watch the manatees come by the canal to visit.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Key West International Airport at 49 Miles Nearest Barpub : Sparky's Landing at 2.8 Miles Nearest Golf : Sombrero Country Club at 2.5 Miles Nearest Motorway : Overseas Highway at 0.2 Miles Nearest Restaurant : The Island Fish Company & Tiki Bar at 2.5 Miles Nearest Beach : Coco Plum Beach & Sombrero Beach at 3.5 Miles Car: recommended

1 hour from Key West

2 hours from Miami

Sombrero Beach and Coco Plum Beach minutes away.

Near by attractions include:

Crane Point Museum & Nature Center

(Florida Keys Museum of Natural History & 5 mile Nature Trail)

Banana Bay Resort & Marina (Pool & Tiki Bar)

The Cabana Club (Pool & Private Beach)

The Turtle Hospital

Marathon Community Theatre

Dolphin Research Center

The Pigeon Key Foundation & Marine Science Center

Marathon Cinema

Tilden's Scuba Center

Marathon Kayak

Sombrero Country Club

Wild Bird Rescue Center

The Seven Mile Bridge

West Sister Rock

Other attractions just a short drive away:

Florida Keys History of Diving Museum

John Pennekamp State Park

Theatre of the Seas

Bahia Honda State Park

Key Deer National Wildlife Refuge

Looe Key Reef National Marine Sanctuary

World famous Tiki Bar at the Holiday Isle

Big Pine Kayak Adventures

Florida Keys Wild Bird Center

Fossil Reef State Geological Preserve

Hurricane Memorial

Dry Tortugas National Park- Boat Ride

Southernmost Point

Key West Coast Guard Memorial Museums

Fort Zachary Taylor State Historical Park

Key West Lighthouse


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
7 night minimum stay
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 31 2016
7 night minimum stay
New Year's
Jan 1 2017 - Jan 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
Easter Holidays
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
Memorial Day
May 27 2017 - Jun 3 2017
7 night minimum stay
Independence Day
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Mini Lobster Season
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
Start of Regular Lobster
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 12 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.5%

Holidays: $200 more
(New Years, Holy Week/Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas)
* Must be 25 years or older to rent.
Cancellation fee: 45 days or more from your arrival date- $100 fee (100% refund). Within 45 days of your arrival date ask for details.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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From the Owner

Great access to the Atlantic Ocean... you will be right there and Bay side just through Vaca Cut! Minutes from great fishing out on the water! Even near by sand bars for more water fun! Centrally located in the heart of the Florida Keys.

Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


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  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...


  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Waterfront


  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 900 sq. ft.


  • Bathroom 1


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom features a tranquil, nautical theme with a comfortable queen sized bed. Another bedroom offers an exotic tropical feel with a comfortable queen sized bed. Playard/Pack 'n Play available.


  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Non-smoking policy No pets allowed Parking for car(s) & trailer available Great access to the Atlantic Ocean Gulf side is just 5 minutes away via Vaca Cut Lighted dock on 35 feet of canal front Great fishing just off our dock Outdoor patio set Well shaded patio with views of the ocean Everything available at your home away from home... Barbecue gas grill Fish Cleaning Station Bait Freezer Dock ladder for your convenience & accessibility. Fully furnished and equipped home with linens, towels, and kitchenware. High chair & playard available for your convenience, if you have small children. Corner guard for furniture for the safety of small children. Well equipped kitchen with refrigerator with water & icemaker, glass top range stove, oven, microwave, blender, coffee maker, espresso maker, toaster, and rice cooker. Central Air Conditioning & Heater. Tile throughout the house. Contemporary ceiling fans in the bedrooms & kitchen area. Two bedrooms and each has a comfortable queen size mattress. Leather sofa easily converts into a comfortable queen size mattress for extra sleeping arrangements. Washer, dryer on-site (individual to the property) & laundry detergent included. Satellite television with some HD Channels 42' flat screen HD TV Wireless internet included at no extra cost Telephone service with free local & nationwide calling included Toys, Children and Adult games & books to read available for your leisure ******************************************

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