This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their 'Personally Identifiable Information' (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our blog, website or app?

When ordering or registering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your email address or other details to help you with your experience.

When do we collect information?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to a newsletter or enter information on our site.

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you register, make a purchase, sign up for our newsletter, respond to a survey or marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features in the following ways:
Ocassionally, we may send periodic emails regarding your order or other products and services.

How do we protect your information?

We do not use an SSL certificate on our website because:

We do not sell products, cullect credit card nor financial information from our website. Our partners offer secure connections.

Do we use 'cookies'?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
For instance, we use cookies to help us remember and process the items in your shopping cart. They are also used to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since browsers are a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If you turn cookies off, some features will be disabled. It won't affect the user's experience that make your site experience more efficient and may not function properly. However, you will still be able to place orders .

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release information when it's release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others' rights, property or safety.
However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites.
Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


Google's advertising requirements can be summed up by Google's Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. https://support.google.com/adwordspolicy/answer/1316548?hl=en

We use Google AdSense Advertising on our website.
Google, as a third-party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on our site. Google's use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network privacy policy.

We have implemented the following:

Demographics and Interests Reporting
We, along with third-party vendors such as Google use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.

Opting out:

Users can set preferences for how Google advertises to you using the Google Ad Settings page. Alternatively, you can opt out by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative Opt Out page or by using the Google Analytics Opt Out Browser add on.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

CalOPPA is the first state law in the nation to require commercial websites and online services to post a privacy policy. The law's reach stretches well beyond California to require any person or company in the
United States (and conceivably the world) that operates websites collecting Personally Identifiable Information from California consumers to post a conspicuous privacy policy on its website stating exactly the information being collected and those individuals or companies with whom it is being shared. -

See more at: the CalOPPA site

According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:

You will be notified of any Privacy Policy changes:
On our Privacy Policy Page
You may change your personal information by emailing us at our address listed below.

How does our site handle Do Not Track signals?

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place.

Does our site allow third-party behavioral tracking?

No, we do not allow third-party behavioral tracking

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13 years old, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control.
The Federal Trade Commission, United States' consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.
We do not specifically market to children under the age of 13 years old.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

In order to be in line with Fair Information Practices we will take the following responsive action, should a data breach occur:

We will notify you via email within 7 business days
We also agree to the Individual Redress Principle which requires that individuals have the right to legally pursue enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or government agencies to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.


The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.

We collect your email address in order to:

Send information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions
Market to our mailing list or continue to send emails to our clients after the original transaction has occurred.

To be in accordance with CANSPAM, we agree to:

Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
Include the physical address of our business or site headquarters.
Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you can email us at info@sandpipermarathon.com and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

http://sandpipermarathon.com 2243 Overseas Hwy Marathon, FL 33050 US info@sandpipermarathon.com



There are many things to do and see in the Central Florida Keys and Marathon area where we are located. We have some of the best diving and sport fishing in the World and depending on the time of year offer Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Kingfish, Wahoo, Marlin and Sailfish to name just a few. Dolphin Research Center Logo There are also all types of boat rentals including sailboats and jet skis in the immediate vicinity!


Dolphin Research Center is just 15 minutes away and offers narrated dolphin and sea lion behavior sessions every half an hour from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., 7 days a week. Sessions may include training of new behaviors, research trials, dolphin playtime, fun facts and much more! Admission prices: $17.50 for adults, $14.50 for seniors (55 and older), $11.50 for children 4-12 years old. Dolphin Research Center Logo Children under 4 admitted free with adult. Discount tickets are available from the Sandpiper Motel. Dolphin Encounter (swim program) and DolphinSplash (wade-in program) are available by reservation. Call 305-289-0002. Meet the Dolphin, Paint with the Dolphin and other programs are available on a walk-in basis. For more information about DRC's programs, visit www.dolphins.org. DOLPHINLAB - Dolphinlab is a college-accredited program which allows participants to spend a week immersed in the world of dolphins.


The Crane Point Hammock is located right next door to us at mile marker 50.5 and offers a museum of natural history and 63 acres of natural landscape with nature trails. At the Hammock you can also see a such things Wild Bird Logo as a restored Bahamian conch house and makeshift rafts used to escape the clutches of Cuba's dictator, Fidel Castro. You can also get close to nature with the Hammock's sea life "touch" tanks. Admission is $7.50 per adult, children under are 6 free, seniors are $6.00. For more information call (305)743-9100. Discount tickets are available at the Sandpiper Motel.


Tours to this unique island adventure leave from the Pidgeon Key Visitor's Center. The Center is a short distance from the Sandpiper Motel at mile marker 47. The Pidgeon Key tour trolley leaves every hour from 10:00 A.M. till 4:00 P.M.. This family adventure is an excellent experience in enjoying the natural environment of the Keys. Pidgeon Key Logo The restored 1990's buildings are home to many interesting details of the construction of the original Seven Mile Bridge. There is a gift and book shop on the island. See the museum, relax at the dock and enjoy the adjacent open-water picnic area. You may call them at 305-743-5999. Discount tickets are available at the Sandpiper Motel.


Before enjoying a dinner in one of Marathon's fine restaurants, you may want to park your car at the entrance to the expansive Seven Mile Bridge and take a leisurely stroll on it, enjoying unobstructed views of both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Seven Mile Bridge Icon The delightful breezes and the colors of the setting sun from this vantage point are s wonderful & FREE experience.
Due to the rehabiliation project, please visit Friends Of Old Seven for any current bridge closures.


Key West is only 40 minutes away by car (see map) and offers visitors a variety of shopping, activities, restaurants and night life not available in the upper Keys. Visit the coral reefs, Mel Fisher Treasure Museum, Key West icon the Ernest Hemingway House or simply knock back a few at the world famous Sloppy Joe's or Hogg's Breath Saloons. Key West is, however, expensive and that is why increasing numbers of visitors to the Keys have been opting for the more reasonably priced lodging and more laid back lifestyle of the middle and upper Keys. Day trips from Marathon to Key West will make your stay in the Keys more economical.


Some seventy odd miles from Key West lie a little known group of islands known as the Dry Tortugas. The 100-square mile park is mostly open water with seven small islands. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and the vast assortment of bird life that frequent the area. Dry Tortugas Island Icon The entrance fee for Dry Tortugas National Park is $10.00 per person and is good for 7 consecutive days. Visitors under 16 years old do not pay for the entrance fee. If you hold a valid National Park Pass and are travelling either via ferry or seaplane, show your pass at check-in and the entrance fee will be deducted from your transportation cost.


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Each of our recently re-decorated (and pet friendly!) rooms
include the following amenities:

Private Bath, Complete Kitchen, Air Conditioning, Twin Double Beds Overhead Ceiling Fans, HDTV Flat Panel TV, Porch Seating, Clean, Light & Airy Rooms Desk & Dining Table, Customer WiFi, Lots Of Storage Space, And More!

 2443 Overseas Highway Marathon, FL 33050

 Phone: +01 3057432244


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