Enjoy an Island Oasis at Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club

Enjoy an Island Oasis at Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club
03 Mar 2023

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Are you looking for the perfect Florida Keys getaway spot to relax and kick back while taking in breathtaking views? Look no further than Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club in Marathon, Florida. Situated near beautiful acres of lush greenery, with a private beach right on site just steps away from your door, this unique resort offers all of the amenities for an unforgettable vacation.

FRONT DOOR AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

Whether you’re a water enthusiast wanting to experience some of the best fishing or scuba diving in the area or just someone who wants some quality rest and relaxation on soft sandy beaches with breathtaking sunsets; Grassy Flats has everything you need. From perfect beachfront access to comfortable oceanview suites – there’s no shortage of options when it comes to both luxury and relaxation at this premier Florida Keys destination.

Let’s take a closer look at Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club.

LOBBY AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

The Reception Area & Check-In

The reception area is both roomy and welcoming, with a lovely view of the ocean behind the reception desk. There is a sitting area with a computer terminal that patrons are able to use when the lobby is open. This open space is decorated with tropical plants and nautical-inspired items that gave the area a welcoming island vibe. A wonderful welcome to guests checking in.

I arrived after reception had closed, and they were kind enough to leave my room key in a lock box on my room door so I could access my room and check in the next morning.

BEDROOM BED AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

The Guest Rooms

The guest rooms at Grassy Flats provide guests with a comfortable and luxurious experience. Its rooms are elegantly decorated, boasting modern finishes and bright, beach-inspired colours that create an unforgettable coastal atmosphere. Perfect for both families and couples, each room includes free Wi-Fi access, a flat-screen TV, air conditioning, and select resort views.

BEDROOM SITTING AREA AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

My room had a luxurious and super comfortable king-size bed, a mini fridge, and a desk with power ports on the desk lamp for convenience.

WASHROOM AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

The roomy washroom had dual sinks and a large cubicle shower. There were wall-mounted soap, shampoo, and conditioner dispensers in the shower. All of the light fixtures and hardware in the washroom were vintage bronze, which against the white tiles and vanity, gave the room a rustic marine feel.

SUNRISE AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

Wreckers House

Each room in the Wreckers House has an eastern-facing balcony with an ocean view, which is perfect for catching the sunrise each morning. And let me tell you, the sunrises from this spot are truly spectacular! Rooms in Wreckers House are available for guests ages 21 and older only.

Galleon Suite

Four-poster king bed, Air-conditioning, Wraparound corner window, Private Balcony, Claw foot tub, Cable television, Ceiling fan, Wireless internet (WiFi), Ocean view, Sunrise and sunset view.

Standard Room

One king bed or two queen beds, Air-conditioning, Private Balcony, Cable television, Ceiling fan, Wireless internet (WiFi), Ocean view, Pool view.

Humidor House

The Humidor House is decorated with an ode to Caribbean cigar making, and is available for guests ages 21 and older only.

King Suite

Perfect for couples or solo travelers, Air-conditioning, Private Balcony, Cable television, Ceiling fan, Wireless internet (WiFi), Beachfront, Ocean view.

Conch House

These 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom suites are perfect for families or multiple couples. They offer private bedrooms, a full kitchen, and a dining area.

Two Bedroom Suites

700 Square Feet, Air-conditioning, Cable television, Coffee maker, Hairdryer, Wireless internet (WiFi), Two Private balconies, Oceanview, Beach Access, Full Kitchen.

Three Bedroom Suites

One king-sized bed, Two queen-sized beds, Two full baths, Air-conditioning, Coffee maker, Hairdryer, Wireless internet (WiFi), Private Balcony, Full Kitchen, Pool access, Beachfront, Oceanview.

With plenty of natural beauty surrounding the resort, guests are sure to enjoy an unforgettable stay when visiting Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club.

WRECKERS HOUSE ADULT POOL AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

The Wreckers House Pool & Hot Tub

Among the highlights of Grassy Flats is the Wreckers House Pool & Hot Tub – a luxurious oasis of relaxation within the colourful grounds of the resort. Nestled in tropical gardens, the fully accessible pool offers a luxurious escape from everyday life with its tranquil atmosphere and crystal-clear waters.

With its warm crystal clear water and soothing outdoor jacuzzi jets, the resort’s hot tub provides a lavish atmosphere of peace and serenity, perfect for relieving aches and pains or just unwinding after a long day of exploring nearby attractions.

Whether it’s an early morning dip to wake up the senses or an evening soak to get ready for dinner, this pool and hot tub are sure to provide visitors with days of relaxation and stress-free indulgence.

Note: the Wreckers House Pool & Hot Tub is for ages 21and up. The Conch House pool is family-friendly.

BEACH AND DOCK FROM BALCONY AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

The Beach

The private beach at Grassy Flats resort is enough to make you want to stay for a longer visit. The sandy beach is fantastic for sunbathing, and the water is quite shallow. There is a really nice dock where you can walk out over the water and see the fish swim. It’s also a wonderful place for photos of the sunset and the resort.

RESTAURANT AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

Food & Drink

The outdoor patio and restaurant were still being built during my stay, so I was not able to experience dining on the property while there. The space does look really nice, so I’m hoping I can check Bit out on a future visit to Grassy Flats.

There is a beachside tiki bar called Barrel & Bale on the property, where you can get cocktails, craft beers, wines, and spritzes.

There are a lot of restaurants within a 10-minute drive of Grassy Flats. Everything from great breakfast spots to pubs, seafood restaurants, and casual dining can be found in Marathon.

RESORT FROM BEACH AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

Location

Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club is located at 58182 Overseas Hwy in Marathon, Florida. Parking is available on-site.

LEANING PALM TREE AT GRASSY FLATS RESORT AND BEACH CLUB MARATHON VACA KEY FLORIDA KEYS

A Relaxing Stay at Grassy Flats

If you want a taste of the old Florida Keys, Marathon is the perfect destination for your next vacation. My brief stay at Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club was an enjoyable experience and I would love to stay there again someday – maybe even with a little more time to enjoy the amenities.

With its stunning waterfront views, world-class amenities, and great local attractions, this resort is sure to make your stay a truly enjoyable one.

If you’re looking for a fun and relaxed atmosphere where you can enjoy the sun and the water, then Grassy Flats Resort & Beach Club is the place for you. The staff are friendly and accommodating, the amenities are top-notch, and the location can’t be beaten.

Cheers,
Big Daddy

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Craig Silva

Craig is a passionate and seasoned travel, food, and lifestyle writer, whose words paint vivid pictures of the world's most captivating destinations. His work not only inspires others to embark on their own adventures but also fosters a deep appreciation for the beauty and diversity of our world. He captures the essence of each locale, offering readers a glimpse into the cultures, landscapes, cuisine, and experiences that make travel so enriching. Craig is a member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) and the North American Travel Journalists Association (NATJA). If you are a PR agency or brand and would like Craig to review a travel destination, vehicle, restaurant, product or service, please send him an email.

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