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Marco Island

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Recent Marco Island reviews

  • Great Location and Comfortable Home

    "My husband and I really enjoyed our stay. The home was very clean and nicely decorated. Quiet neighborhood and nice neighbors, too. There was everything we needed. Table and chairs on the dock of the canal, bicycles, fishing poles,and grill. There is a view of the canal from the sunroom of course, and the kitchen,dining area, living room, and master bedroom (which has a great shower). The home is located in walking distance to town, the beach is a little farther, but not much, you could walk. We enjoyed Marco Island and the area, lots to see and do. We look forward to staying here again."
    Guest: M Date of Stay: March 2012 Review Submitted: May 21, 2012
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  • Highly recommend this rental- great experience

    "I highly recommend renting this condo not only for it's nice furnishings, cleaniness and great locaton but also because of the owners! They were fantastic to work with and helped my mother and I with any question or request we had. My mother enjoyed this so much she gave up her other rental to go with this one for 3 mos next year!! beautiful place and great experience ! "
    Guest: Meg Date of Stay: January 2013 Review Submitted: February 8, 2013
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  • Perfect stay with children

    "We have had a great time at the house. Well equipped, clean and in good condition. Our two little children (4 and 7 yrs) enjoyed the bicycles and could play in the street without traffic. The beach is close and lovely, but in July the large and privat pool brings even more coolness. Marco Island is a quite village ( in summer) with a relaxing atmosphere. No shopping outlets or disco's. Thanks for the perfect house and we hope to come back in next summers. "
    Guest: Ernst Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 1, 2014
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  • fishing trip

    "My brother told me about Marco Island fishing. He was right. Great place to fish and relax. House was nice, lots of room and very neat. Location was great. After fishing off shore, was nice to sit in back and fish in canal. Saw a few dolphins swim by. Good food at Johns Pizza and Snook Inn."
    Guest: Paulie Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 23, 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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