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Marriott at half the price. On the Beach with WiFi, Ocean and Pool views.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,132 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Nestled near Naples on southwest Florida's Marco Island, this gated South Seas Condominium offers everything you'll need for an exotic, tropical, vacation - including an owner on Marco Island who is available 24/7 any time of year.

Located directly on the beach, facing the pool and Gulf, with incredible beach, pool and Gulf water views on one side, as well as picturesque Marco Island on the other. All rooms have a view, including the large open kitchen, which has a view of the Gulf as well as the Marco Island skyline.

Enjoy lifetime memories from your balcony. Collect shells in the warm waters of tide pools adjacent to your vacation home.

The living room is elegantly decorated. The kitchen has been updated with new appliances. The master bedroom contains a king size bed. The guest bedroom has two twin beds. Each bedroom has a full bathroom. The South Seas has a heated swimming pool, and an exercise room. Free high-speed Wi-Fi Internet is in the unit.

Boat dock rentals are available on a per-night/wk/mo basis.

The South Seas is adjacent to Tigertail Beach, a picturesque thirty-one acre natural preserve and shorebird nesting area. Tigertail Beach offers a picnic area with grills. There is a concession that rents inner tubes, canoes, kayaks, paddleboats, windsurfers, and electric-powered boats, which can be used to explore a tropical lagoon. Shelling on Tigertail Beach is the best that you will find anywhere in the Caribbean.

Marco Island is a warm, family oriented community that you will enjoy any time of year.

Amenities: Free High-Speed Wi-Fi internet access, Phone, Air Conditioning, Cable TV, VCR/Blu-Ray DVD, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Pool (shared) and Garage.

No Smoking, please.

Activities: Parasailing, catamaran and jet-ski rentals are available on the beach. Golf, sailing and bicycle/scooter rentals are near by on Marco Island.

There are many excellent restaurants offering a variety of cuisines.

Within 30 minutes driving distance are air boat tours, and the famous Williams Roadside Park, which offers exciting views of Florida alligators in their natural habitat. Floridians travel hundreds of miles to show this popular attraction to friends and relatives, so it's an adventure you'll not want to miss.

Area: Airports:

1/2 hour to Naples; 1 hour to Ft. Myers; 1 1/2 hours to Ft. Lauderdale; and 2 hours to Miami. For private aircraft, there is the Marco Island Airport which has fuel for all aircraft, including jet fuel.

Please see our complete listing of guest comments.

More Details

Property Manager
Bob - Owner Manager on Marco Island
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 20, 2018

About Bob - Owner Manager on Marco Island

Bob - owner manager on Marco Island

Bob - Owner Manager on Marco Island purchased this condo in 2003

Why Bob - Owner Manager on Marco Island chose Marco Island

Please see our guest comments.

What makes this condo unique

This owner lives full time on Marco Island.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thanks so much for the note cards...We had a great time in Marco Island. The apartment was great, and the beach and view were breath taking. Sun set was beautiful.
Jan 2014
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Marco Island Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1132 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib , Crib is a PackNPlay. Inflatable queen fits between twins
    Living room - 1 queen , Elevated inflatable
  • The guest bedroom has an elevated inflatable queen.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Owner lives on Marco Island and is available 24/7 all year. Free high speed Internet in the unit.


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Marriott at half the price. On the Beach with WiFi, Ocean and Pool views.
average rating of 4.814815 based on 73 reviews
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Spectacular View & Gorgeous Sunsets!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful, two bedroom condo has a spectacular view and incredible sunsets. I loved watching the birds and wildlife in the lagoon that sits right in the front the condo and the beach right behind it. During our stay just before Memorial Day weekend, there were very few people around and we practically had the entire beach to ourselves. The evenings on the balcony were quiet and peaceful, and good for the soul!

It is only a short walk (5 minutes) to the water. In prior reviews, people made it sound like it was a far walk, and it is not. Now, if you want to go to the end of Tiger Tail, it is a distance, and while we did wade through the lagoon cut-through, I personally prefer walking around than wading through mirky water. If you enjoy shelling, you will LOVE this beach. I found all types of shells, but was not lucky enough to find a sand dollar.

The condo is older, but the unit is clean and comfortable. The main living area is spacious and overlooks the Gulf. The kitchen has many amenities such as a dishwasher, microwave, range, and chopping blocks! There are utensils, glasses, pots and pans. The only thing we were missing that would have been nice to have was salt & pepper and oven mitts. That's it! Sugar and coffee filters were in the pantry and greatly appreciated. It's the little items like that that you forget to buy when you go grocery shopping.

The master bedroom has a king bed and overlooks the Gulf and its own private bath. Bedroom #2 has two twin beds and is right next to the second bathroom. Both bathrooms have a large shower. All bedrooms and main living area have a flat screen and cable TV. The facility has a pool and complete fitness center.

Overall, we really enjoyed our stay. If you are looking for a quiet, comfortable and clean place to stay, this is it. The owners were very gracious and even left a package of Marco Island note cards for us. They are also very accessible by text, phone and email.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! We're glad that everything met your expectations. The South Seas has two nice beaches to choose from. One on the lagoon is about 100 yards from the pool exit, the other beach on the Gulf is about 300 yards. Large families, especially those with older family members and/or infants and toddlers, may want to take that into consideration before visiting the South Seas. The lagoon is shallow enough to walk across, but does churn up at times and become murky. Unlike a deep ocean, visibility even in the shallower Gulf is limited. Shelling on Tiger Tail Beach is some of the best to be found anywhere in the Caribbean. Sand dollars are usually plentiful, especially after a windy night when the waves bring them onshore. Thank you for letting us know that the oven mitts had disappeared so that we could replace them. Please contact us any time while you are here. We are happy to replace missing or broken items, usually within an hour. Beach equipment, in particular, is replaced often. We check the unit, but don't open beach items to avoid getting sand in the condo. Thank you for staying with us! We hope to see you again!
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Great view, beach was fantastic.

  • 4 of 5

The proximity to the beach and restaurants was really good. It is a little bit of a walk to the beach, but it was groomed well and easy access. Our only complaint was the cleaning could have been a little bit more thorough.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Constructive comments are always welcome. Please let us know while you are staying with us if there is anything that you need. We appreciate being made aware of specific observations.
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  • 3 of 5

The property is well maintained. The condo was comfortable it needs to be updated especially the shower. It was clean and neat pillows need to be replaced.

The week we were there the people next door were renovating the first two days they were using a jackhammer the noise was deafening after that it was hammering and drilling and knocking down God only knows what. We spoke to the condo owner nothing he could do we spoke to owner of condo and was told it would end soon. It never did. The washer and dryer is in the hall and you have to pay all in all next year we will find another place to stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. Constructive observations are always appreciated. We're glad that you found the condo comfortable clean and neat. We live here on Marco Island. Please let us know while you are in the unit if there is anything that we can do for you. Pillows are medium firmness to accommodate most guest's. When a family has an elderly guest spending most of the week in bed, however, personal preferences can be more noticeable. Unfortunately, this happened to be a week that a neighboring condo was doing renovations during the day. Condos are individually owned, so there is no way to know when this is going to happen, and no way to switch guests to another room. Fortunately, this sort of inconvenience is rare. Baths have tiled tub showers. The South Seas does not permit washers and dryers in the units, but does provide a laundry room on each floor for personal laundry needs.
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Southaven, MS


  • 4 of 5

Very satisfied with condo. All the little extras that the Kimbles had available in the condo were icing on the cake. The pool area was very family friendly.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again. Please note - Future guests use star ratings on this site to compare one South Seas condo to another South Seas condo, so we do everything within our power to earn a 5 star rating. When we've contact guests who left a 4 star review to ask what we could have done better, we have been told that "the condo was great, but the walk to the beach was long," which is something that is not within our control. The South Seas has two nice beaches to choose from. One on the lagoon is about 100 yards from the pool exit, the other beach on the Gulf is about 300 yards. Large families, especially those with older family members and/or infants and toddlers, may want to take that into consideration before visiting the South Seas. Web sites such as Trip Advisor are better for leaving comments and ratings about the South Seas area.
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Beaumont, TX

Marco Getaway

  • 4 of 5

This spacious condo is a great place for a Marco Island vacation. Rather than having the cramped resort feel that some condos have, this place was large...large enough to actually live there, not just vacation there. It is well-priced. The pool is big too but could use a few more umbrellas for shade. Liked that it had a deep end! Loved the "pool rules" and the fact it was family-oriented and senior adult-oriented. The beach was quite a hike, which really was the only downside of this condo. Very friendly people vacationing at this spot!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We're glad that everything in the unit met or exceeded your expectations. There are two beaches at the South Seas. As seen in the photos, the beach on the lagoon is about 100 yards from the pool exit. The beach on the Gulf is about 300 yards. Please take this into consideration before visiting the South Seas complex, in order to be pleased with what you discover when you arrive. Those who like to explore tropical Tigertail Beach love the area, but the walk may not be suitable for older guests and families with infants and very small children. We provide a large cooler on wheels and a beach cart to carry many items. Thank you for staying with us! We hope to see you again!
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A lovely condo!

  • 4 of 5

The property was nice and clean. Sleeping was a little cramped for 6 (3 adults and 3 children) as we used the air mattress and someone slept on the couch. The walk to the beach was also long, especially when carrying beach chairs, umbrellas and the cooler. The owner was very attentive and responded quickly to our request for another umbrella and a baking sheet for cookies. We enjoyed having the space and 2 full bathrooms for 6 girls as well as being able to cook breakfast and lunch. The beach was lovely and the location provided us an opportunity to explore new areas of Marco.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! The South Seas has two nice beaches to choose from. One on the lagoon is about 100 yards from the pool exit, the other beach on the Gulf is about 300 yards. Large families, especially those with infants, may want to take that into consideration. This two bedroom condo will accommodate a large family, but works best if children can use the twin beds and elevated inflatable queen which fits between the twin beds in the guest bedroom. Adult size teens may find this a little cramped.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Ft Myers (RSW)
Nearest Ferry
2 Miles
Marco Island to Key West
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Hibiscus Golf Club (Public)
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Interstate 75
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Rental rates are in weekly increments from Saturday to Saturday, but the number of days that the condo is actually used are, of course, optional.

Rates may vary depending on availability. Contact owner for exact quote.

The condominium association office charges a one-time $25 parking fee per automobile upon arrival.

Consumable items, such as food and paper products, are not included.

Rates subject to change without notice until confirmed.

Owner lives on Marco Island, manages the property, and is available 24/7.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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