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Fisherman's Prime - Marathon, FL

  • Max Occupancy: 6
  • 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed, 2 Twin Bed
  • 2 Bedrooms plus loft
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 dog max
  • Fisherman's Prime
    4 Kyle Way E, Marathon, FL 33050

Dog-friendly, oceanview retreat w/ 35-ft dockage, great for families & fishing!

Stay dockside at this dog-friendly Florida Keys beach house. Perfect for the serious fisherman searching for a trophy, the urban professional looking for an escape, or the family with a dog in tow, this home is a colorful paradise.

Located on Vaca Key, the area where the 1960s sitcom Flipper was filmed, this bayfront home is the ideal basecamp for a fishing or boating vacation. It features 35 feet of dock where you can anchor your boat or launch the home's provided kayak. You may even spot a manatee in the shallow ends! Being on the Keys, there are tons of beaches nearby like Sombrero and Calusa. For a casual dinner out, walk over to the popular Sunset Bar and Grille for conch fritters and tuna tartar.

The property itself provides plenty of parking for your truck and trailer. A cleaning station and bait freezer help you prep your dinner while the gas grill heats up on the furnished deck, which is also gated so your dog and toddlers can safely run around. Grill up a freshly caught snapper as you enjoy the Florida heat--now that's a vacation!

Within this brightly colored loft home are accommodations for up to six guests. A homey living room has a flatscreen TV with cable so you can catch the big game after dinner. A well-stocked kitchen with glass-top stove has all the basic tools, you just need to provide to food (there's a Winn-Dixie just about three miles away).

Cozy and comfy, this home offers two bedrooms, each with a queen bed, and a fun loft area for the kids to take with two twin beds. Wake up to the sun streaming through the ample windows, brightened by the rainbow of tropical colors and decor throughout the home.

If you're bringing your dog, please note that a nightly pet fee applies. Additional amenities include a private washer/dryer so you can freshen up your bathing suits, air conditioning for those humid nights, WiFi, and two more TVs.

Maybe you'll be busy on the water all day, but if not, there's tons to do in the area! Take a scenic drive close to the end of the Keys for Higgs Beach Dog Park to let your furry friend enjoy the vacation. It's close to the famous Ernest Hemingway House and Museum (populated by cats; not for Fido!), and by Louie's Backyard, a restaurant many dog owners and their pals relax at after rolling around in the sand.

Brighten up your life with a stay at this dog-friendly Marathon, Florida vacation rental by the bay!

*Please note, there is currently a large scale construction project going on across the canal from the home, resulting in noise. There will be a discount applied to the booking.*


Bay Front
Ocean View
Washer Dryer (Private)


  • Ski In/Out
  • Adult Bikes
  • Badminton
  • Board Games
  • Child Bikes
  • Child Games
  • Dock
  • Foosball
  • Gaming System (Game console)
  • Golf On-Site
  • Kayaks available for guest use
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool Table
  • Tennis


  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Washer Dryer : Private
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Central AC
  • Disability Access
  • Furnace
  • Jet Tub
  • Partial AC
  • Pool
  • Propane/Gas Home
  • Sauna
  • Space Heater
  • Wood Stove


  • Internet
  • Blu-Ray
  • Cable
  • CD Player
  • DVD Library
  • DVD Player
  • Netflix Streaming
  • Sound Dock
  • Stereo
  • TV
  • VCR
  • VHS Library
  • Wireless Router


  • Hot Tub
  • Charcoal Grill
  • Gas Grill
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck
  • Outdoor Fire
  • Patio

8 Reviews



Property Condition

  • Fisherman's Prime

    Jennifer B.December 2017

    We saw manatees 2 of the days we were there, and it was the highlight of our trip!

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    Frank S.November 2017

    2 guys from the USA and 3 guys from Germany had a great time in Marathon

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    Cory G.September 2017

    It was very relaxing, we allso love the use of the bose stereo,i love hi end sounding music,made me feel like i was at home,loved it,and the grill on are deckwas very usefull,are boys loved the loft and the pully system used to get the clothes, and drinks for the boys up and down from the loft, was really cool allso.will be going back,,cory grace and family

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    Monica M.August 2017

    We had a wonderful week at Fisherman's Prime with our college kids! It was a great location...snorkeled Sombrero, fished for yellowtail (got lucky one day), walked over to Sunset Grille to have a drink, relax in the pool, listen to live music and watch the sunset after going out in the boat all day. The dock is great....saw Manatee every day...just a short distance to the storage for our rods. The back deck was great to view the beautiful ocean and have coffee in the morning.

  • Fisherman's Prime

    Sarah N.August 2017

    We loved our stay in Marathon! We had four manatee at the dock almost everyday. We will definitely book this location again.

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    Jason C.July 2017

    The home is very charming and in the perfect location for a family looking to fish, lobster, or dive. The location is at the beginning of the 7 Mile Bridge, which allows instant access to both the Gulf and Atlantic. This offers every kind of fishing opportunity one could ask for. Great docking area for your boat and a very convenient lower storage room a short walk from the dock for storing gear. Great deck area for dining at sunset or enjoying coffee at sunrise. Would highly recommend to anyone!