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Tiki Time in the Keys

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 5

Discover 'Keys Style' living in either one of these two bedroom, two bath half duplexes in Key Colony Beach. Dine and relax outside in the shade of the Tiki hut next to the water, surrounded by palm trees, while enjoying the breeze! Decorated beautifully with original artwork, wood carvings, sculptures and bamboo furniture ! Enjoy the view of the canal from your tropical living room. Master bedroom has a King bed, and the guest bedroom contains a queen bed. Spacious kitchen with granite counter tops, dishwasher, microwave, washer/dryer, and customer butcher block dining table inside, and four seat dining table outside under the Tiki hut. Both units have central air conditioning, and an outdoor gas barbeque complete with propane tanks. Both the living room and King bedrooms have televisions, and there is a DVD in the living room. Conveniently located with easy, immediate access to the Ocean, and the Gulf through Vaca Cut within minutes of the world's best fishing, snorkeling, and diving. Dock is 37 feet long with power and fresh water, fish cleaning table and bait freezer. Two complementary cruiser bicycles are also included for your pleasure. This property will make you want to experience 'Tiki Time' for your tropical time outs year after year!

An added bonus – the private Cabana Club pool & beach membership is included with these units, which allows you access to a private beach and heated pool within blocks of the Tiki’s and right on the Ocean ! Also included is access to the private Inch beach just a few minutes walk from the house.

Both tropical unit layouts are identical, just mirror images of each other. Furnishings are as shown on the website.

More Details

Owner
Mark Benton
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 21, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

House was exactly as described and kept in great condition.
Jun 2015
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Amenities

Key Colony Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • marina
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Additional Bait Freezer is available. 2 Beach Cruiser bicycles provided

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Tiki Time in the Keys
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 32 reviews
5

Outstanding

  • 5 of 5

If you have a desire to go to Marathon, go to Tiki Time. It is a great place to stay. Marc and Lynn have done a great job with their place.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for taking in the the Keys!

  • 5 of 5

We found the rental unit to be great and more than meeting our needs during our week visit. We brought bikes, kayaks, and a boat. The dock on the canal for the boat made using our boat so easy during our stay. The fishing cleaning station was great with good lighting at night to clean fish. The grapefruit on the tree in the yard were fantastic and such a nice treat during our stay. Only one very small problem during our stay and Mark provided guidance to quickly to address our need. We will definetly stay again at this unit to take in some Florida sunshine. Thanks Mark and Lynn for allowing others to enjoy you little piece of paradise.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved Tiki Time!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time in the Fla Keys and Tiki Time. From the moment we arrived, we knew we made the right choice. The accommodations were great and the place was super clean! My father-in-law loves to fish and was pleasantly surprised to find bait in the outside freezer so he could fish immediately and then replace later. Being on the canal was peaceful and the sunsets were beautiful! The pool and beach access was a block away and the staff was very accommodating. We found great restaurants all over the area and enjoyed being in close proximity to them. We would definitely return to Tiki Time on our next visit!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cold Spring, New York
5

Great Place, A+++

  • 5 of 5

I selected this place based on location and reviews and i was very happy I did. It is in a central location with ability to do day trips to any keys (we visited key west, bahia honda state park and islamorada on a separate days), great snorkeling tours (starfish snorkeling) right on the Marathon key, secluded and nice neighbourhood, great private beach with some local snorkeling opportunities (large parrot fish, skates and even manatee hanging by), house is spacious, clean and nicely decorated, cozy tiki hut to sit on a water and watch few gorgeous iguanas visiting on the deck and and boats passing by, its all just good. Will be back when visiting Keys again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your stay ! The "great private beach" you mention, inch beach, is a real gem in our area. We were very fortunate to have great neighbors that sold us their membership when they left last year. There is a waiting to purchase these memberships. Fortunately for our guests, our membership transfers to you during your visit, and you have the use of this exclusive beach, only blocks from your Tiki "home" away from home ! The beach area also includes a fresh water shower, a charcoal BBQ grill, and several picnic tables underneath Tiki huts for shade. Great place to picnic and BBQ !!
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Palmetto,Florida
4

enjoyed our stay

  • 4 of 5

This is our 3rd year going to the keys for lobster season, and we have stayed in several VRBO properties in key colony. We were pleased with the location of the duplex, the trailer parking and overall furnishings in Tiki Time 1. We would definately rent this property again if the owners made some repairs and replaced the mattress. We brought our boat and found the cleats on the dock needed to be replaced and secured to the pilings or dock. The light fixture, fan and switch in the out door tiki hut was broken and not functioning so we couldn't use it in the evening. The king size mattress in the master bedroom was worn out and sagged so much in the middle you could see the valley in the middle of the mattress when it had the bedspread on it. Two people can not sleep comfortably as you roll to the middle. The furniture in the living room was very nice and the sofa was very comfortable as my husband and I took turns sleeping on the sofa when the mattress became to uncomfortable. The kitchen area was very nice. We ate out and didn't cook during our week stay so I wouldn't know how well stocked the cabinets are with dishes and pans, but they appeared to have the basics. A very nice addition was the bait freezer in the carport. The property was in good condition and the interior was clean.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The mattress is in great condition, and the Tiki lights/fan were working. If only the guests would have phoned us - as we encourage in our Welcome binder and pre-arrival instructions, we could have reminded them where the Tiki switch was (by the sliding glass door) !! We also would have come over immediately if they reported a problem with the mattress. We pride ourselves on providing good quality mattresses and bedding. It is important to us that our guests have a good nights sleep !! As it turns out, the mattress is in great condition, but evidently prior guests had such excessive weight on the bed that the middle support for the King bed broke !! Since the prior guests had just checked out and hadn't reported a problem, we were unaware there was a problem. It wasn't until after these guests left that they reported a problem with the mattress. We immediately investigated. When we looked under the bed, the problem was obvious. Imagine our surprise to see the 5 inch metal supports in the middle of the bed, bent !! Within half an hour we installed new supports, and the next guests checking in have been sleeping soundly on the luxurious master king bed mattress. We appreciate that some guests do not want to be a "bother", but you have planned your vacation in advance and set aside this time "for you"! No concern is too small, even if you are having trouble with the TV remote, or finding a fan switch. And especially if a basic furnishing is not working properly. Please presume that everything is working and should be working, and CALL IMMEDIATELY if not. We are happy to talk with you, especially at the beginning of your much needed vacation, to make sure everything is to your satisfaction for your entire stay. In this case, a 5 minute phone call and 1/2 hour handyman visit would have resolved all concerns and provided our usual five star vacation experience. Sitting out by the canal under the Tiki lights at night is one of the many highlights of this property.
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5

Home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband I, had a fantastic time during our vacation! The property owner treats you like family and gives you no hasstle at all!!! The Property owner is easy to deal with and extremely professional! This was not out first time renting a house in the area, and we were both extremely happy with the overall set up of this home and the magnificent feeling of relaxation, and total romance felt, while we spent a week at this beautiful, well decorated home. Quiet, very private and very comfortable piece of paradise! Anyone will love this house! It's perfect! The tiki hut area, will make you feel you are in the Caribbean vs the Fl Keys! We were both very, very impressed!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Rates & Availability

Key Colony Beach House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Jan 21 2017 - Apr 14 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 15 2017 - May 26 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
June 2017
May 27 2017 - Jul 7 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 8 2017 - Aug 18 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,050
 
 
2017 Mini
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 28 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
Flat fee
 
 
2017 Lobster
Aug 5 2017 - Aug 11 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
Flat fee
 
 
Late Summer 2018
Aug 19 2017 - Sep 29 2017
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
Fall 2018
Sep 30 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 
 
Late Fall 2018
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 22 2017
7 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
Christmas 2017
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
Winter 2018
Jan 6 2018 - Apr 13 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,600
 
 
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$1,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning fee $125
Tax Rate 12.5%

Holidays and Lobster weeks are additional

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Map

Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Key West
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Key Colony Inn
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Key Colony
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 1
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Key Colony Inn
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Cabana Beach
Car: necessary

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