Vacation Rental Home in Marathon , FL

5 guests · 1 Bedroom · 1 Bath






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Cottage 3

There are 4 cottages, 1 recreational boats, 4 RV pads, and a basketball court situated on Vaca Key in the heart of the Florida Keys. The cottages and RV Pads are located at USCG Station Marathon, in Marathon, Florida.

Physical Address:
Marathon Cottages and RV Pads
1800 Overseas Highway
Marathon, FL

The marathon cottages are open year round and have topography similar to that of islands in the eastern Caribbean. There are beaches and excellent fishing on both the Gulf and the Atlantic sides of the Key. The marathon cottages are 111 miles southwest of Miami, 48 miles northeast of Key West, Florida. Near mile marker 48 (mile markers are small green signs on right side of highway). 

Authorized MWR patrons can make reservations for RV pads and Cottages in Marathon online.

Online reservations are confirmed electronically by the Lodge Hosts in Marathon and requests are processed Tuesday through Friday.  For example, if you submit your online reservation request on Friday Night, you should expect to receive a confirmation on the following Tuesday.

Military ID/Proof of eligibility are required at check-in.

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Vacation Rental Home Amenities

    • Air Conditioning
    • Full Kitchen
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Outdoor Grill
    • Wireless Internet
    • Free Parking


Rate PeriodDailyWeekly
Standard Winter Rates: Nov 1-Apr 30 (2 Night Minimum)$120$840
Standard Summer Rates: May 1-Oct 31 (2 Night Minimum)$105$735
Surcharges for holidays and special seasons may apply. All currencies are shown in USD.

Rental Policies and Conditions

Payments Accepted: Credit Cards.


Please call on your scheduled day of arrival at 0900 am for instructions when arriving at the station. Arrival check-in is between 1400 and 1800. 

Prearranged late arrivals check-in with the Station OOD and coordinated with the Lodge Host
($15 late fee charged for checking in after 1800) Lodge Host Phone (305) 743-3549, (786) 367-5391, (305) 321-1493).  

No check-in or check-outs are permitted on Federal Holidays, reservation requests will be cancelled if requested on these days. 

Each cottage and RV pad are allowed 1 parking space. There are no exceptions.  No trailers or boats are allowed.

Full payment is required at time of reservation. 30 day advance notice is required to receive a refund on a cancelled reservation. If eligible for a refund, a 5% processing fee will be assessed.
Payment will be forfeited and no refund will be issued for cancellations made 29 days or less prior to reservation check-in date.

Due to filters on .mil email accounts, persons using those email addresses will likely not receive your confirmation notice.  Please use a personal email or call the Marathon Cottages (305) 743-3549, (786) 367-5391, (305) 321-1493) for your confirmation.  Reservations are processed Tuesday through Friday.

By agreeing to the terms presented when creating a reservation request online, all applicants affirm they are eligible patrons, have read the Privacy Act Statement and self-certify to the terms in the posted Statement of Understanding.