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Marco Island

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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation

Recent Marco Island reviews

  • Excellent vacation spot for the family

    "This home is exactly as advertised - spacious, yet cozy. It allows for privacy, but also for family moments together. It's nicely decorated, with furniture and appliances in good condition. It has all of the features we were looking for in a vacation home for a week - beach towels, bikes, beach gear (chairs, umbrella, toys), plenty of kitchenware, a wet bar with a blender, separate fridge, and wine cooler. It's got an awesome pool and hot tub in a private lanai area. Nice views of the sunrise in the morning. Nice stainless steel grill for cookouts. It's in a quiet, upscale neighborhood within a 15 minute walk of Tigertail beach. Overall, the experience in checking in and out was seamless - those who manage the property are easy to contact and quick to respond before, during, and after your stay. They even helped provide a high chair and pack-and-play for our daughter (21 months old) at no extra cost - outstanding service! Highly recommended - we may consider this same home again for future vacations if it's available."
    Guest: Nicholas B. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 8, 2014
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  • wonderful house

    "We were three couples who needed three bedrooms & three baths. This house was perfect. The pictures did not do justice to the property. It was beautiful - clean & well maintained . "
    Guest: sue p. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: April 25, 2014
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  • Wonderful Condo!

    "This condo has it all!!! Beautifully decorated and updated. Everything that you could possibly want or need in a place to stay. Lovely view of the Gulf & Tiger Tail. Owner & agent were both willing to answer any and all questions very quickly. The large balcony is a great place for bird watching. Close to restaurants and shopping. Thank you for making my 8 day stay on Marco Island a very enjoyable and memorable one. "
    Guest: Jillybean Date of Stay: May 2013 Review Submitted: May 26, 2013
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  • Perfect for older people - but not only!

    "This home is perfect for older people who look for a quite place with everything who is needed - or even more - in the house. The house is also great for families with children if they want to play in the pool ore ride the bikes which are rerady in the garage. The great kitchen with new appliances is a dream for a man who likes to cook only in vacation. The bedrooms are large and have all was is necessary. Linen and towels (for the house as well for the beach) are sufficient. "
    Guest: Swiss travelers Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 9, 2014
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Marco Island Travel Tips

Marco Island can be found in the Gulf of Mexico and is the biggest of Florida's "Ten Thousand Islands". With white, sandy beaches and a laid-back atmosphere, relaxation is certainly the name of the game. Enjoy the seemingly endless sunshine while you swim with dolphins, work on your tan, try some water sports or stroll the streets perusing shop windows.

The island itself is small, just 6 miles by 4 miles, but there's tons to do here. Marco Island boasts an excellent restaurant scene where you can sample fresh seafood and other local favorites in between exploring the natural scenery and checking out cultural attractions.

Things to Do on Marco Island

Dolphin Explorer: Dolphin and marine life lovers will certainly want to take a trip on the Dolphin Explorer, a 30-foot catamaran that can carry up to 28 passengers. This boat allows scientists and visitors to the island to get up close and personal with the Gulf's aquatic life. The Dolphin Explorer is used as part of a study called the Ten Thousand Island Dolphin Project looking at the movement, association patterns and behavior of Southwest Florida's bottlenose dolphins. Be part of the action with a trip out on the catamaran and be sure to bring your camera!

Marco Island Historical Museum: If you're hoping to find out about the history of Marco Island, look no further than the Marco Island Historical Museum where you can travel back more than one million years through various exhibits. Learn about the Calusa Indian tribe, the pioneer settlement and development on the island over the years. Peruse the photography, artifacts and more as you stroll through the space and gain a better understanding of what made Marco Island what it is today.

Marco Island Center for the Arts: Experience the culture of the area at the Marco Island Center for the Arts, which provides not only galleries and exhibits, but also offers lectures, classes, workshops and special events. The galleries change monthly and feature works from Floridian artists in a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture and more. Currently the theme is Planes, Trains and Automobiles, and past galleries include Salon de Garage, Gold Madness, Fun and Funk Teapots and Picture the Music.

South Marco and Tigertail Beaches: Spending time on the local beaches is a must here, and South Marco Beach is an excellent option as it's one of two public beaches on the island. Here you'll find an acre of sandy shores dotted with lovely sabal palm trees, creating a true island feel. It's a great place if you're looking to collect seashells or want to take a swim. Tigertail is the more popular of the two beaches, as it features extra amenities including restrooms and a full-service snack bar. Tigertail is located on a lagoon so the water here is pretty shallow, making it excellent for families with smaller kids. Find the perfect spot of sand to stretch out your beach towel or take advantage of the beach chair and umbrella rentals. Whether you're swimming, sunbathing, catching up on reading or throwing a Frisbee, you'll have a great time. When you need a break from the sun, check out the adjacent butterfly gardens and children's playgrounds.There are even grills and picnic tables for a tasty lunch break.

Dining on Marco Island

Snook Inn: For more than 30 years, Snook Inn has been serving up delicious food while patrons enjoy true waterfront dining. You can drive in by boat or car as this casual eatery offers parking for both. Snook Inn is open seven days a week and on any given day you can enjoy live entertainment while sampling the mahi mahi, fried oysters, deep sea scallops, old-fashioned Reuben, barbecue pork sandwich and specialty drinks.

Sale e Pepe: For a more upscale dining experience, make a reservation at Sale e Pepe for some exquisite gourmet Italian fare. You'll feel like you've traveled to Italy once you step into the dining room outfitted with marble floors, hand-painted frescoes and aged stones. Chef Giuliano Matarese and his team cook everything from scratch every day. Try the pasta options, sea bass, rack of lamb or filet mignon, and be sure to pair it with a delicious wine. While it'll be easy to stuff yourself on the unbeatable main course, be sure to save room for dessert like chocolate mousse, tiramisu cheesecake or homemade gelato.

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