You will be surrounded by nature at our waterfront condo at Port of the Islands, close to Marco Island and Naples beaches as well as Everglades National Park. Watch majestic sunsets over the serene big bay of the Faka-Union Canal which flows into the Gulf of Mexico. Bird watchers will enjoy the array of shore birds feeding just feet away from your large screened lanai.
Our casual and cozy coastal retreat offers all the comforts of home including an open floor plan with a large fully equipped kitchen, high speed WiFi, and flat screen Smart HD TVs with Xfinity cable service in the living room and bedrooms. Decorator furnishings blend beach-style with antique and accent pieces from the owner's international travels.
You'll appreciate the new washer and dryer, central air conditioning and heat (rarely needed), and stylish, quiet ceiling fans throughout.
The master bedroom has a queen-size bed, a large ensuite bathroom with a shower and double sinks, walk-in closet, and sliding glass doors to the lanai for enjoying a fresh breeze with your morning coffee overlooking the water. The second bedroom offers two extra-long twin beds which can also be arranged as a comfortable king bed.
This second floor unit offers sweeping views of the water and adjacent wildlife preserve. Just steps away are the private community amenities including a large heated pool, whirlpool, and tennis courts. There is excellent fishing from the shore (both fresh and saltwater species). The Faka-Union canal is a wintertime haven for dolphins and manatees, which are often seen in the spillway area from the community pool deck. Launch your own boat or rent one by the day at the Port of the Islands Marina just across the road, which also offers manatee viewing and eco-tours of the Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge. We include use of bicycles, a kayak, tennis rackets, fishing rods, and beach gear.
The Angler’s Cove restaurant and lounge at Port of the Islands (POI) Resort just across U.S. 41 features a casual, friendly atmosphere for lunch, dinner, cocktails, and live music. The POI Marina Store stocks convenience foods, dry goods, and fishing bait.
You can feel safe knowing there's a community fire station just across the road with 24/7 emergency medical service and the Physicians Regional Medical Center on Collier Blvd is 20 only minutes away.
Relax in a quiet, natural setting with all the comforts of home. While off the beaten path, you are close to Marco Island and Naples beaches, shops and restaurants, and Everglades National Park. Other nearby activities include golf at The Links of Naples and other courses just 10 minutes away, a shooting range, air boat tours, Seminole-Collier State Park nature trails and kayak rentals, boardwalks and biking in Big Cypress Preserve and Everglades National Park, boating in the pristine Ten Thousands Islands National Wildlife Refuge, and Everglades City has a history museum and excellent fresh seafood.
Our community at Port of the Islands is just 15 minutes from all the shops and restaurants near the intersection at U.S. 41 and Collier Blvd, where you'll find groceries at Publix, Fresh Market, and a Walmart Supercenter. There's also a CVS, Walgreens, Lowe's, discount and outlet stores, and multiple gas stations and convenience stores.
Also by U.S. 41 and Collier Blvd, you'll find fast food eateries including Starbucks, McDonalds, Panera, Burger King, Chipotle, Pei Wei, Pollo Tropical, and Dunkin' Donuts, plus restaurants like Texas Roadhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, and Outback Steakhouse. Good local seafood restaurants include Little Bar and Crabby Lady in Goodland, the Island Gypsy and Pelican Bend at Isle of Capri, and Snooks on Marco Island. Our place is an easy drive to everything you need, but without heavy traffic or crowds.
Come enjoy this perfect Florida retreat with nature, serenity, sunsets over the water, and solitude in abundance.Get the full listing »