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August is Amazing for Florida Keys Vacations

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August in Marathon, Florida

August offers amazing options for things to do in Marathon, Florida making it the perfect time for family-friendly Florida Keys vacations or a romantic summer retreat! Families love our tropical swimming pools, friendly staff, and spacious accommodations. Our spacious two and three-bedroom Florida Keys beach houses provide an excellent option for families or friends traveling together while couples appreciate a romantic retreat in our intimate Tropical Garden Guestrooms. Families tend to visit the first half of the month, while couples and seniors descend on the island during the second half of August, when the island quiets down after summer holidays.

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Marathon, Florida Weather in August

In August, the average high temperature is 89° F (32° C). Fortunately, our islands are surrounded by cooling ocean waters allowing a balmy breeze to cool the resort. The water temperature may be in the mid-80s (30° C), but swimming, snorkeling or diving still provides lasting refreshment from the summer sun. The summer often brings afternoon thunderstorms, but the rain often passes quickly.

You may be considering the Atlantic hurricane season as you plan your trip. The official hurricane season begins June 1st and ends on November 30th. It can affect the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States as well as the Caribbean and the Bahamas. Traditionally, the highest potential for storms occurs between August 15 and October 15. To protect our guests, Tranquility Bay Resort offers a hurricane clause for your Marathon, Florida vacation during this period so please inquire within our call center. You can also rest easy knowing that no named hurricanes or tropical storms affected the Florida Keys in 2013 or 2014.

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89° F (32° C) 79° F (26° C) 87° F (31° C) 5 inches (12.7cm) 8:11p.m.

What to Wear in August

Tranquility Bay Resort follows a "Keys Casual" dress code throughout the year and most restaurants encourage casual attire. August sees high temperatures so be sure to pack light, comfortable, cool clothing. Bring your summer wardrobe, including flip flops, a swim suit, shorts and a light shirt as well as light layers. Don't forget to protect against the sun with sunglasses, aloe, sun screen and a hat. 


Major August Events and Holidays

In August, enjoy a long weekend for Labor Day, a family summer vacation, or dive into lobster season!

Top Marathon and Nearby Florida Keys Events in August 2017


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