5000 Overseas Highway, Marathon, Florida 33050 Mile Marker 49.8
Toll Free 800-648-3854 Local 305-743-5161 Fax 305-743-9395

We are located less than a mile from Tilden's Dive Center - www.tildensscubacenter.com -
who can help you plan a fantastic day on, or under, the water.

The fishing opportunies are limitless from backcountry, bay, offshore and party boat. There are numerous bridges nearby to fish from including the 7 Mile Bridge at the south end of the City of Marathon, and bridges at MM 60.5 (Duck Key Bridge), MM 61.5 (Tom's Cut Bridge) and MM 63 (Long Key Bridge). Fishing charters: www.mainattraction.org guarantees "no fish - no pay"
marathonfishingcharterspro.com offers offshore and reef fishing
http://www.sweetenufcharters.com fishing for all ages

There are a number of boat rental options in Marathon. Call us for suggestions or visit All Aboard Boat Rentals or Marathon Boat Rentals online.

Old Seven Mile Bridge
Located at the south end of Marathon, this 2.2 section of the Flagler Overseas Railway is open for walking or biking over open water to Pigeon Key.

Dolphin Research Center
Just 8 miles north of the Sea Dell, this working research center has tours and lots of educational fun for children and adults. You can book a session for a dolphin swim.

Crane Point Museum

This large park is just a few blocks from the motel, find a museum of local Keys history and an educational Nature Walk. The Wild Bird Center is also located here - the center rescues and rehabilitates injured birds found in the Keys.

Pigeon Key

Stop at the train car gift shop on the ocean side just before the 7 Mile Bridge to purchase a ticket. Enjoy a ferry ride to historic Pigeon Key. Lovingly preserved from the early days as a work camp for the Flagler Railroad, the Key has a guided tour and a Flagler Museum. Bring a picnic, or snorkel from the dock.

Sombrero Beach

Located just 1.5 miles from our motel, Sombrero is the jewel in the Marathon Community Park system.  Just finished with construction in late 2003, the park has an excellent beach and swimming area and full facilities, with new shower buildings, picnic shelters and more.
Pet-friendly, too.

Bahia Honda State Park

One of the top parks in Florida - well known for the great beaches and scenic vistas. Also has snorkeling and diving charters-several beaches and play areas, snack bar. Located at MM37, only 13 miles from the Sea Dell.


Many great specialty seafood and other ethnic restaurants can be found in Marathon, some within walking distance of the motel. Stop by the front desk for tips, or check out our local restaurant guide.

The Marathon Chamber of Commerce website offers an up-to-date listing of activities, restaurants, diving and snorkeling services, fishing, shopping, watersports and a calendar of local events. Their video about Marathon can be viewed here.