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Marco Island

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Recent Marco Island reviews

  • Why stay anywhere else

    "This grand condo is truly a "home away from home" with immaculate furnishings and splendid decorating. First class if you were flying. We overlooked a sandy white beach on the Gulf, and had gorgeous sunset views over the Gulf from the master bedroom and balconies. Less than 5 minute walk from the condo to the beach. The dining area and bedrooms are comfortable and large. We enjoyed the ease of getting to both the beach and the nearby shops and restaurants from this location at the Apollo. My wife loved every thing about it, and wants to return with more of the family. Marco Island is best enjoyed from a great location like this...beautiful condo on the beach, three bedrooms for all to enjoy, near all the fun things to do."
    Guest: John Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: January 9, 2015
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  • Spring Break with Family

    "Wonderful spacious home with room for everyone. There were a lot of extras at the house for our grandchildren--pack and play, toys, stroller, and pool toys. It will be hard to ever find a better home for vacationing! All had a great week and would love to return."
    Guest: Grammy Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 31, 2015
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  • short walk to the private beach :)

    "I also stayed in this unit in Sept. of 2012. I absolutely LOVED Marco Island! Our unit was very clean and comfortable. We loved the pool and the beach and how close of a walk it was. We didn't hear any outside noise, wifi and cable worked fine. A coffee table full of info on Marco Island was very helpful :) I'd definitely stay again! Only suggestions would be a new couch, maybe a little larger but with a much more comfortable mattress! Also a TV in the bedroom. We wanted to watch TV, and our only option was to lay on the uncomfortable couch/bed to watch it."
    Guest: Griffin Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: March 28, 2015
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  • Gorgeous home, great location

    "This house was beautiful. Very tastefully decorated with high end furnishings. The house is exactly like the pictures, no surprises. The lanai furniture and deck furniture were very comfortable and felt like a resort. My husband and I took morning bike rides and my teenage daughters used them in the evening to go shopping or grab a treat. Everyone fished off the dock and caught something. We saw dolphins swim by one night and a few stingrays another day. The only difficulty we had was getting the stereo to the outside speakers. Once we figured it out, we were unable to adjust the volume. This was a minor detail though as everything else was exquisite. Betsy was easy to reach and responded immediately to any questions. We felt like we were at our home away from home. We love Marco Island and can't wait to come back and will definitely rent this home again."
    Guest: Maxine H. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: April 8, 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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