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Marco Island

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Recent Marco Island reviews

  • Great Get Away Week

    "Jill and I enjoyed a relaxing week in this beautiful ocean front and swimming pool community. Unit was very clean, great balcony view, and landlord/owner, Bruce, was immediately responsive to the small items that we phoned to him. Many great restuarants in Marco Island and in nearby Naples."
    Guest: Anonymous Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: May 28, 2014
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  • Lovely vacation home. Spacious and inviting.

    "We had a wonderful vacation staying in this lovely home. The neighborhood is upscale and quiet. I loved taking a walk every morning and enjoying the beautifully landscaped yards. There are burrowing owls in a close lot and I was fascinated to see them daily. We enjoyed fishing in the canal every evening and the manatees visited us up close and personal almost daily! Amazing creatures! This is better than the zoo! The pool was sparkling clean and heated. The bed was very comfy and the master bath shower spa was AMAZING! The owners were quickly responsive via phone or text with any questions. Highly recommend! Beautiful spacious home in a bit of paradise! I want to live here!"
    Guest: Jackie J. Date of Stay: May 2014 Review Submitted: June 1, 2014
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  • A Little Piece of Heaven

    "This was such a wonderful place to stay. Sunrises over the Marco Bay and the Jolley Bridge were stunning, and the perfect start to every day. The view is spectacular at all times of day -- boats, birds, water, and greenery. Damon thought of everything. The kitchen has all you need, there are plenty of towels, and there is even a little desk with odds and ends (scissors, tape, deck of cards). Furniture is so comfortable (I'm thinking of buying one of those exact leather chairs for my own house! Bed and bedding is comfortable and the whole condo was so clean. The location is perfect. The pool is wonderful right on the bay. Damon is so friendly and easy to work with. This is a great find. I highly recommend it and will definitely stay here again."
    Guest: Tammy C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 23, 2014
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  • Super holiday.

    "We have just spent 2 weeks in this wonderful condo. It is perfectly sized for two people and there is everything you could need. When we arrived, the owner's Mum met us and showed us round, explaining everything. This was a very nice personal touch which we appreciated after a long journey. The unit is spotlessly clean, everything works efficiently but obviously the best thing of all is the fantastic patio with views of the Gulf. Fabulous! We used the excellent pool every day and really enjoyed the tennis courts. Being from Europe we expected to have to reserve our slot (and pay!) for the tennis court but there was none of that. We never saw anyone else playing. Marco Island is quite busy but that means there are plenty of restaurants and bars to choose from. We had some excellent meals and met some friendly people. We will definitely go back."
    Guest: Gebruiker Date of Stay: April 2015 Review Submitted: April 22, 2015
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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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