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Marco Island

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Recent Marco Island reviews

  • peaceful island retreat

    "Had a beautiful stay our first time to Marco Island thanks to these thoughtful owners. We were lucky enough to be their first renters in this stunning island retreat. (I could not get the calendar function to work on the review but we were here for easter week)There were many major improvements made for our arrival, and it was much appreciated.( new washer and dryer, new pool heater, plenty of beautiful comfortable furniture inside and out, and very nice flat screen televisions in the great room and master suite. Sliding glass doors(wall) basically open the entire great room into the linnai. Hot tub was one of my favorite nightly activities and thanks to the new heater only takes about 15 minutes to heat up. We rented a boat for two days from Rose marina, and thanks to the dock facility we were able to keep it right at the house overnight.I highly recommend renting a boat to explore the island and getting into the mangroves for snook fishing or a long walk on a secluded island accessible only by boat. Very nice and spacious master shower, and very comfortable air conditioning. Don't think twice about renting this beauty. We will have very fond memories of marco thanks to our stay at this home."
    Guest: jerseyplumber Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 26, 2014
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  • Awesome Condo!

    "My husband and I visited Marco Island over the Fourth of July weekend and had such an amazing time. The condo was recently renovated by the new owners and they did a fantastic job. The unit was stocked with all of the amenities we needed for a fun and relaxing vacation. The kitchen had all of the necessary tools and the beach/pool supplies were there waiting so we were able to head to the beach as soon as we arrived. The views over Sand Dollar Island and Tiger Tail were so impressive and we were able to take in several beautiful sunsets. I highly recommend this unit. We will be back again soon!"
    Guest: Elise & Ryan Date of Stay: July 2011 Review Submitted: October 30, 2011
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  • 5 star stay

    "Stayed at this property over Easter week in 2014. Had an incredible time. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit was spacious, clean and updated. We were 15 feet from the pool and 40 feet from the clean canal. Fishing was good on the canal (use live shrimp). Saw 2 manatees, one big tarpon, many Snook. Also, one day while fishing, a huge (in excess of 6 feet across) cow nose ray came up 5 feet away from us to eat barnacles from the pilings on the dock. The unit is about a 6 minute walk from the beach (they provide beach cart) which made it in a very quiet area. Tourist shopping and restaurants were close by (under 1 mile). The unit also had washer and dryer, which came in handy as we had a 5 and 1 year old with us. Security deposit was returned in timely manner. Overall, one of our best vacations ever and the price was extremely reasonable. Our opinion, this is a "can't miss"."
    Guest: randall g. Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
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  • Our refuge from cold Scottish winters

    "Rating Details: I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. I was very happy with the location. The vacation rental was spotless. The property manager was very helpful. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: My wife and myself have been visiting Marco Island for many years and look forward to our escape from cold Scottish winters. We love staying at Cape Marco - the standard of the apartments are superior to any we have ever stayed in and are the perfect location if you love sun, sea and sand. We also appreciate the choice of golf courses available to visitors. Look forward as always to our next visit. "
    Guest: John M. Date of Stay: February 2013 Review Submitted: May 4, 2013
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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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