Spotlight On Pirate’s Cove Resort and Marina

Spotlight On Pirate’s Cove Resort and Marina

By HMY Contributor   June 1, 2021

Whether you are planning a vacation, weekend getaway, special event, or craving cocktails and dinner by the water, Pirate’s Cove Resort and Marina, located in the historical fishing village of Port Salerno, is just the place you've been looking for. This full-service resort and marina on the Manatee Pocket Waterway boasts idyllic old Florida charm in a spectacular waterfront setting. Below, explore the many fantastic services and amenities this Treasure Coast gem has to offer.


Treat yourself and experience unbeatable South Florida hospitality in a relaxed and pampered atmosphere. Pirate's Cove Resort boasts waterfront and poolside rooms with sweeping views of the Manatee Pocket waterway. Begin your day with a coffee and a stunning sunrise from your room's private balcony. Comfortable tropical furnishings, bedding, and white plantation shutters create a refreshing and relaxing ambiance. Guests don't have to venture out at mealtime since the entire menu of the Pirate's Loft Restaurant is available through room service.


For a delicious lunch or dinner, by boat or by car, visit the Pirate's Loft Restaurant where the food is fresh, and the views are second-to-none. From flavorful salads to outstanding seafood, there is something for everyone on the extensive menu. Fresh seafood is hand-selected by the chef daily, and prepared with imagination and light Caribbean flair. In addition to delectable seafood, Pirate’s Cove also serves a variety of chicken and steak dishes as well as ribs, burgers, and more.

Whether you are on a romantic date night or having fun with the family, take in the beautiful waterfront views of Stuart, Florida. Dine under the covered deck, inside one of two dining rooms, or grab a cocktail in the bar at the Pirate's Loft Lounge.

Take off your boat-shoes and wiggle your toes in the soft white sand of the waterfront Tiki Pirate Bar. Located downstairs at the water’s edge, you can enjoy live music, drink specials, and even some games all in a casual beachy setting that makes for the perfect way to relax after a day of fishing, or anytime you are looking for an enjoyable night out in Stuart, Florida.


Pirate’s Cove Marina is known as one of South Florida's premier marinas. As a sportfishing paradise, Stuart, Florida has earned a reputation as the "Sailfish Capital of the World". Pirate's Cove Resort's marina is the perfect match for those seeking a sport fishing or boating adventure in South Florida.

The marina is located in the Manatee Pocket, perfectly protected from the ocean, yet only a short distance away from the St. Lucie Inlet through the Intracoastal Waterway. The full-service, knowledgeable, and friendly staffed marina features 50 wet slips for boats and yachts up to 100 feet, plus additional dry rack boat storage on-site for boats up to 32 feet.

Staff at the Bait and Tackle Shop can assist with a variety of sport fishing needs as well as giving advice and sharing their local knowledge. The dock master will ensure your boat accommodations are as expected with full-service utilities, Wi-Fi and cable, outside racks for washing down, as well as crew, guest and laundry facilities. Fish cleaning stations are conveniently located, including one near the fueling dock.

Marina & Dry Rack Amenities:

  • Diesel and gas fuel dock
  • Utilities
  • Five outside racks for washing down your boat
  • Fish cleaning stations
  • Bait & Tackle Shop with ice, beer & more
  • Crew showers
  • On-site coin laundry facility


Pirate’s Cove Resort and Marina is a favorite for those who love exciting fishing tournaments. The full-service, deep-water marina provides easy access to some of the world’s best fishing waters via nearby St. Lucie Inlet and can accommodate up to 100 vessels. In fact, Pirate’s Cove is home to the largest fishing fleet on Florida’s Treasure Coast.

Pirate’s Cove hosts a variety of tournaments that lure top anglers from across the globe including the Pirate’s Cove Sailfish Classic, a tournament that has been going strong for a quarter of a century as one of the circuit’s top competitions. The Sailfish Classic is one of the area’s most popular parties and is the first of three tournaments in the esteemed Treasure Coast Sailfish Championship series.

This past May, Pirate’s Cove proudly hosted the 35th Annual Treasure Coast Builder’s Association tournament.

In addition, Pirate’s Cove also hosts a full complement of other tournaments for all kinds of fishing enthusiasts. Within a 10-mile radius of the resort and marina, anglers can pursue 800 species of fish in the beautiful waters of the Atlantic Ocean. And you don’t have to be on a boat to join in the fun! The closed-in Gulf Stream ensures you’ll enjoy the action while surf fishing, or casting your line from river bridges and docks.


From family reunions to weddings, from corporate meetings to social gatherings, Pirate’s Cove is one of the most ideal venues for events and meetings on the Treasure Coast. The highly experienced staff ensures a seamless event for small groups of up to 300 guests. There are two indoor dining rooms and additional flexible event space available overlooking the Manatee Pocket's shimmering water and the picturesque marina. Let the event experts at Pirate’s Cove help you plan your next special event – charity fundraisers, weddings fashion shows, client appreciation events, fishing tournaments, trade shows, club meetings, holiday parties, and more.

For more information on Pirate’s Cove Resort & Marina, read the review by My Living Magazine.

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