The Reef at Marathon

Waterfront Villas in the Heart of the Florida Keys

Come by car, boat or plane!

On-site boat docks and ramps. Close to major airports. One of America's most scenic drives. There's no wrong way to get here.


From bikes to kayaks and canoes we help you explore the Heart of the Florida Keys!


We've got some tropical deals waiting for you!

Weekly Rentals Available

Take some time to really get to know the "Heart of the Keys" with our weekly rentals. Prices as low as $1,000 for a one week, fully-furnished waterfront rental.


Recent Catch

The best fishing in the Florida Keys!

Congrats to Mike Flynn, who is currently featured as our applause-worthy
Recent Catch! Mike was visiting The Reef from Canada and had a very lucky day!

Some of the most popular fishing in the Florida Keys include: tarpon, permit, bonefish, redfish, snook, sea trout, barracuda, jacks, sharks, cobia, tuna, snapper, wahoo, billfish, mahi-mahi, king fish and blue and white marlin.

Submit A Photo of your catch to be featured on our web site and social media! All entries are entered into drawings for prizes!

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Explore Marathon

Located in the heart of the Florida Keys, Marathon offers endless activities!

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Defender Resorts

Learn more about the Management Company that has been in business since 1979.