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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Condo, 4 Bedrooms + Office, 3.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

LIVING LARGE AT PENTHOUSE PIER 81; ENJOY THE LIFE OF THE RICH AND FAMOUS AND A VACATION OF A LIFETIME!!! STAY IN THIS DECORATOR APPOINTED PENTHOUSE AT PIER 81 HAS VIEWS OF THE GULF ON ONE SIDE AND THE CITY HARBOR AND LIGHTS ON THE OTHER FROM ALL ROOMS(no black hole at night!). WALK OUT TO YOUR PRIVATE MARINA/FISHING PIER AND BOARD THE OWNERS 52 FT YACHT Ready To Take You To Naples For The Day or Simply Enjoy Cruising Marco's Beautiful Waterways. THEN IMAGINE;FISHING ON MARCO'S FAMOUS WATERWAYS IN YOUR OWN FISHING BOAT....THIS TOO IS POSSIBLE; As Your Fishing Boat Is Provided and Docked Next to Your Yacht....The ONLY ADDITIONAL COST to You For The Boating Is Fuel, Captain or Fishing Guide....NOT ENOUGH LIVING LARGE? Then have a day at Marco's many world class beaches just a short distance away. We provide you with a private pass to Marco Islands most exclusive beach 'Residences Beach.' Beach gear, bikes and kayaks available at our condo. This condo is romantic and a wonderful place for guest or family vacation.

THE PENTHOUSE VIEWS: From the wrap around patio 360 degree panoramic views from balcony's and every interior room. What do you see from your penthouse? Our private marina, inter-coastal waterways, the 10,000 island chain, the Gulf of Mexico, sunrises and sunsets, passing sea life and Pelicans flying in formation so close to your balcony you could reach out and touch them, Day or night the views are spectacular as you see boats arriving from around the world and activities of the City. This is far different then looking out into a black hole of beach locations. ..

ABOUT THE PENTHOUSE; Three large suites. Two master suites with King Beds and Jacuzzi tubs.The 3rd suite offers 2 twin Beds. The 4Th Bedroom/office conversion room with Queen Sleeper and adjoining bathroom. Professionally and tastefully decorated with full entertainment center, remote Internet service, fully appointed see details. The living area is spacious with wrap around patio's that extend the living space and offer views from every angle. Large modern kitchen fully equipped and dining areas large enough for a family gathering.

The Penthouse has it's own private garage next to the lobby entrance.

PIER 81 COMPLEX AMENITIES; A unique developed with just a small number of units give the feeling of privacy. The private attached marina offers board walks, views of luxury yachts, two private pools, hot tub, tennis courts, private fishing pier, a fitness center and entertainment area for guests. The penthouse elevator opens to your own private foyer which gives more room for storage when arriving from the beach. There is additional parking for guest next to our clubhouse and tennis courts.

ABOUT MARCO ISLAND: Marco is a beautiful enclave, a short distance from Naples or The Everglades. Near Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Fort Myers International Airports and access to small craft airports in Naples..Marco is surrounded by pristine worldclass deep white sandy beaches, shopping and dining and area golf courses. Extremely family friendly and not overly touristy or crowded. A perfect place to relax, unwind.

NEAR BY THINGS TO DO: Just a short stroll to Rose River Marina or a 5 minute drive to the many wonderful beaches of Marco. Rose River Marina offers daily boat rentals, tours, fishing excursions and special boat shuttle service to Key West. Pier 81 is walking distance to the best of Marco's dining, theater, entertainment, shopping centers or famous beaches. There are enough amenities on Marco (little traffic,) so you never need to leave the island. It does not get any better than this....

Make this a dream vacation for romance or family. Call the owner to learn about special offers on two or more month rental agreements. Inquire Now for bookings.

Keywords: NEW VRBO UPDATED LISTING;.A DREAM VACATION PACKAGE: PENTHOUSE AT PIER 81- MARCO ISLAND, FL, WITH 52 FT YACHT & FISHING BOAT, KAYAKS, BIKES, BEACH AND FISHING GEAR. The Penthouse features-3 bedroom suites + conversion room with queen sofa bed & bath. Sleeps 8-10..Two Master Suites with King Beds & Baths & jacuzzi tubs, Third Suite features Two twin Beds with bath and all complete with patio access & views. Total baths three and 1/2. Spacious living area with private elevator, dining for 16 and a beautifully modern appointed kitchen and wrap around patio's. Private Marina/fishing pier with Your 52 foot Yacht and Fishing Boat awaiting your boarding and just for the cost of captain, fuel or fishing guide. Panoramic views from the wrap around patio's or from the penthouse interior of the private marina/fishing pier, Marco's famous inter-coastal waterways and the Gulf of Mexico. A short distance by walking, bike or car to Marco's world-class beaches,theater, restaurants & entertainment..

CANCELLATION POLICY: In accepting a reservation this late in the year (& if you cancel thereafter) it may be difficult for us to locate another tenant for the peak season (January thru April.) Therefore we request full payment initially with no refund available unless we are able to find another tenant for that period of time. If so you will receive a full refund of your payment.

We suggest that you consider purchasing travelers cancellation insurance by calling 1-800-348-9501

More Details

S. M. Stevenson
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About S. M. Stevenson

Although retired, the term REFOCUSED is a better description. This is a second home. A lot of love and energy was put into it, and I am excited to share it with you as my family refocuses on new adventures throughout the world. If by chance I am in Marco when you choose to visit I would be delighted to show you the area personally, BY CAR, BIKE OR BOAT!

S. M. Stevenson purchased this condo in 2005

Why S. M. Stevenson chose Marco Island

Most impressive was the exclusive, laid back and private feel of the island, yet so close to the hustle-and-bustle and high-culture of Naples. The scenery is spectacular, the beaches pristine and the environment relaxed and family friendly. Marco has all the amenities of major Florida resorts, but without the traffic congestion are worry of issues to deal with in a larger city. Yet all the conveniences are here in walking or biking distances. Pier 81 is within2 or 3 blocks of some of the top restaurants on Marco. No place on Marco is further than a 10 minute drive!

Pier 81 was build to the highest hurricane standards and has suffered no damage in past of recent storms.

What makes this condo unique

Going to the beach, fish, boat, dine, shop and relax... and periodically make the 25-minute drive to Naples to enjoy live theater and symphonies.


Marco Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5+
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (2) Master Suite and 1 Guest Suite Master Suite, both with jacuzzi baths and king beds. Both suites are designed to give the feel of Master Suites., Queen size Beds (2) Two queen beds in-front suite with private patio view of the Gulf. Beds pull together as an option., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Office conversion room with pull out sofa bed and front patio views
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Boat dock, fitness center, tennis courts, fishing pier, two pools and hot tub


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(6 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews


  • 5 of 5

What can I say about one of the most beautiful and perfect condo locations on Marco Island.The unit is perfectly equipped with all the amenities expected in a high end pent house.The kitchen and bathrooms are fully equipped with plenty of towels and every type of kitchen utensils.The views are breath taking from every room and especially sitting on either the east or west balconies.You can catch sunrise or sunset with easily the best views on Marco.Watching sun rise coming over the bridge makes this a very special memory.I loved the location for how close some of the better restaurants on the island are available by an easy walk.Several evenings we could leisurely walk to dinner and entertainment and back with no security issues.I would recommend this condo to anyone looking for a spectacular experience on Marco .

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Haddonfield NJ

Marco beauty

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful condo. Penthouse with two balconies has excellent views of the harbor and the gulf. Spacious and comfortable. Captain Steve is a great ambassador for the island. He made sure everything was perfect for our stay. Can walk to a dozen good restaurants. Convenient location.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgeous condo, breathtaking views, photographers dream, wonderful vacation

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a special property for our March 2015 "Snowbird" escape from Chicago weather and we hit the jackpot. Steve's Pier 81 penthouse is exceptional!

About Marco: If you are not already sold on Marco, you will be amazed. Compared to Naples: Marco has MUCH less traffic; MUCH younger, vibrant residents; MUCH better beaches; MUCH better restaurants on the water; MANY more fun events (e.g., great farmer’s market every Wednesday, art fairs every weekend). Marco also is very water/boat oriented offering MANY more alternatives for boat rentals and charters. (We didn’t know any of this before our vacation but are now big Marco fans…)

Now the condo:

Location: PERFECT -Walk to at least eight fun restaurants. Going north: Marek’s (100 yds away in the old Collier house), Café de Marco (Don’t miss the HUGE butterflied shrimp), Bistro Soliel (great French), Petite Soliel (great breakfast/brunch), and finally the famous Snook Inn (see and be seen in the classic Marco hang-out with live music every night). Going south: Arturo’s (Italian); The tiki hut at Rose Marina (lobster); Porky’s (live music every night); more if you keep walking. In addition, the island is small and easy to get around so some restaurants will pick you up and take you home.

The view: SPECTACULAR - A photographer’s dream. Every morning we were up at sunrise on the east balcony, camera on tripod, coffee in hand, taking SPECTACULAR pictures of the sun rising over the Marco bridge with the golden glow reflecting from the water in the bay below. Every evening we sat on the west balcony, camera on tripod, wine glass in hand, taking SPECTACULAR pictures as the sun set over the Gulf of Mexico. Best of all, on the week of the full moon, every night we sat on the east balcony, camera on tripod, after dinner beverage in hand, taking SPECTACULAR pictures of the golden glow of the moon rising over the Marco bridge and moonlight shimmering on the bay as the Marco Island Princess dinner boat cruised the waters. We have equally SPECTACULAR pictures of the HUGE pelicans that frequently fly 4 ft from the balcony railing and the beautiful Osprey as they fly in the same airspace.

Furnishings: ELEGANT AND COMFORTABLE -Everything we needed to make our vacation special.

The condo: HUGE -The master bedroom is giant and the master bath is literally larger than entire condos we have rented in the past.

The Owner: Steve is a great guy and genuinely cared about us.

Great Vacation!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2015
  • Stayed: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evanston, IL

Wonderful Family Experience

  • 5 of 5

The beautifully decorated apartment has floor to ceiling windows all the way around, providing constant views of the changing skyscape. Every morning, we awoke to the sunrise from our bed. Every evening, we made sure we were home in time to watch the sunset performance from the comfort of the west lanai. The ospreys, pelicans, and magnificent frigates entertained us as they sailed by at eye level all day long.

The luxurious space was perfect for our extended family gathering to celebrate my mother-in-law's 80th birthday. The two master bedrooms and bathrooms are huge. The other two rooms are more normally sized, and share a full bathroom. We ate most meals outside, where there is a large dining table, as well as a small high top table for lunch or breakfast. We easily cooked Thanksgiving dinner in the fully equipped kitchen.

We have been to the Fort Myers area four times. Marco is more casual than Naples, yet has great restaurants. The grocery store is less than a mile away and had pretty much everything we needed. We often rode our bikes to get around the island. And, there are several very good restaurants within walking distance of the penthouse. We went to the Marriott a few times for the experience of being waited on beachside. We kayaked on Tigertail beach, rented a pontoon at the nearby Marina, and took a sailboat ride another day. Compared with Sanibel, Marco is more built-up, but has beautiful beaches and more activities for kids. We did spend a day biking on Sanibel. We also went to the Everglades and to Corkscrew Sanctuary. And, of course, the guys enjoyed a few days of golf.

I am struggling to find something negative to say to provide a credible critique. I have to say that it was expensive. And, Marco Island was populated with more seniors than I expected.

Steve could not have been more helpful or responsive. Months after we left, we found out that some of our mail was still being forwarded to the apartment. Steve went out of his way to get it to us while we waited for the postal service to catch up with us.

We are grateful to have had the chance to enjoy our family in such a gorgeous place. Thank you, Steve, for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2013
  • Stayed: October 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Over three months in paradise.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were totally satisfied with this beautiful penthouse, both with its' appearance and the functions and services available to us. We had several guests while there and the condo easily accommodated everyone comfortably. We found the vrbo description accurate and the photos were perfect renderings of what to expect. The unit is large and accommodating and very nicely decorated and appointed. The broad, long water views from the large balconies are fantastic and include sightings of dolphins, manatees, sea turtles and we even spotted a school of rays swimming through. The condo was presented to us in great shape and has clearly been well maintained. The building is maintained beautifully and building amenities are wonderful. It's a very livable place. It is sophisticated yet simple, quiet and very private for a condo building. Everyone we met was friendly and conversational. The owner was totally responsive anytime we needed something. We enjoyed the island so much we concluded our trip by buying our own home there. We would highly recommend Pier 81 and this condo in particular.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2012
  • Stayed: December 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Durham, NH

Amazing Experience

  • 5 of 5

As impressive as the photos, visual tour and description of the Penthouse were on the internet, it was even more impressive in person. Vacationing there exceeded our extremely high expectations. Absolutely everything about the Penthouse was fabulous! It was immaculate, beautifully appointed and the water views were spectacular especially at night with all the twinkling lights.

The owner invited us on his 52 foot yacht to tour the Island. He surprised us with driving by my 84 year old mother’s beach front condo with all of us waving! We were so appreciative of his kindness.

He was personally there upon our arrival and explained all the important details to ensure we had a trouble free vacation. He always immediately answered any and all questions we had during our stay. The owner, not only went way above and beyond what was required, he became a lifetime family friend. He is a man of integrity!

If interested in a conversation with us, please contact the owner as he will connect us.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2011
  • Stayed: March 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We make a great effort to be sure that our guest are completely satisfied with our place and their stay in the Marco Island/Naples area. It is our hope that thru that success we attract the same people year after year which is a win/win for all concerned.
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
RSW or called Southwest Regional in Ft. Myers
Nearest Ferry
50 Miles
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Ft. Myers, Florida
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
1 mile
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Residence Beach or Public Beach
Car: recommended

Marco is within 20 minutes from Naples (for Live Theatre, Nationally known entertainers, 30 minutes from the Everglades, 2 hours from Lauderdale or Miami, 2/1/2 hrs. from Tampa--well know zoo in Naples--much live entertainment in both Marco and Naples.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Tax Rate 10.0%

$140.00 cleaning fee per month

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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