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Marco Island

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Recent Marco Island property reviews

  • Wonderful guest apartment and pool

    "We stayed here in February and the kids just loved the pool which was right outside the apartment. The apartment shares this central courtyard/pool area with the main residence, but it feels very private. You enter through the front entry hall and go through a gate. The apartment is on the left. The bedroom is big with a king size bed. The shower is also very large and comfortable. The kitchen area is a little cramped, especially with two kids sleeping in the day beds, but once the beds are put away each day, it works well. We used the grill one night to make some delicious gulf shrimp from Paradise Seafood. The host was always available within a reasonable amount of time and was friendly and accommodating, although we only met her in person once. When an extra night was billed accidentally, she corrected the error without too much fuss. We really enjoyed spending time there!"
    Guest: Jeff F. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 2, 2014
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  • 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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  • Paradise

    "This Marco Island condo was everything we expected and more. The owners met us and were very friendly. They wanted to make sure that everything was just right for us. It was nice to meet the actual owners and it was evident the pride they took in their condo. The unit was beautifully decorated and supplied us with all of our needs. It was spotless! The view was second to none - we toured the island somewhat, but not as much as we had planned, because we didn't want to leave the view. We would highly recommend this condo and hope to return soon!"
    Guest: Tracy & Steve D. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: March 15, 2014
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  • Marco Isand a great place to get away from Winter

    "We left Grand Rapids, Michigan and the temperature was -4 degrees and we had over 100 inches of snow so far for the winter. What a delightful change to arrive at Marco Island with the temperatures in the 80’s and beautiful sunshine every day. The condo is just as pictured on line and very comfortable. The soft colors and touches of Florida palm trees and pictures add so much to your décor. We enjoyed the screened in lanai watching the walkers and umbrellas on the beach along with a beautiful sunset each night. We enjoyed the walks down the beach to see fishermen and the dolphins. It was fun to meet many friendly people down at the pool everyday. We always shared the neat places to visit and places to eat such as Snooks Inn, Joey’s for pizza, C.J’s on the Bay, Hoots, Sunset Grill next door for dinner or take out and many neat shopping spots. Thanks for two enjoyable weeks!!! "
    Guest: Chris and Melanee K. Date of Stay: February 2014 Review Submitted: March 10, 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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