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WALK/BIKE To Beach! Beautiful, Modern, Spacious. Outdoor LUXURY Awaits Free Wifi

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

3 bed, 2 bath, Heated Pool, Lanai, Grill. Updated Throughout. TV's in bedrooms.

When our family goes on vacation, we invest a lot of time looking for the right 'home away from home', where our children, family & friends will have a great time. We look for a place where we feel comfortable and safe, where the children have a lot of space to play, and where we adults can enjoy a private pool and some outdoor grilling.

We fell in love with Marco Island the very first time we visited, and purchased our home "Tigertail Palms" in 2016. It is located on a side street, very private and quiet. A unique aspect of this property is its proximity to the Marco beach - it is just a short walk, or quick bicycle ride, to the beach. If you prefer to drive to the beach, we are less than a 2 minute drive.

Our home has 2100 square feet of air-conditioned, flexible living space comprising of three bedrooms. It has been renovated from top to bottom with a new kitchen and baths, new indoor and outdoor furnishings and a heated pool. Both adult and child bikes can be easily rented locally, making travel around the island a breeze!

We would love to share our home with you! You will find all the comfort, privacy and amenities you desire. Rest up in the living room on the sofa, relax in one of the cozy lounge chairs reading a book, or be entertained by the flat screen TV's with cable, movies on demand and other internet entertainment. The home has wide floor to ceiling glass doors that can be opened, bringing the outdoor feeling to the inside.

The kitchen is a delight for any chef or hobby cook. It features granite counters and quality appliances. Dining can be inside or outside. Within the enclosed patio, you can also take advantage of the gas grill and enjoy a view of the pool while dining.

The master bedroom is furnished with a large king size mattress bed, and high quality sheets for a good night’s sleep. It has a large built in closet and a modern en-suite bathroom with a double sink, bath tub, and an oversized shower stall. It also features a large flat screen TV.

The second bedroom has a queen size bed with a built in closet, flat screen TV, and access to the guest bathroom. The third guest room has twin beds, and a flat screen TV. The den has a sofa bed which provides additional, flexible sleeping space when needed. Each bedroom is equipped with WIFI, and flat screen TV's were installed in each bedroom earlier this year.

A great variety of private outdoor experiences can be found - you can choose to relax on the patio loungers, splash in the pool, or play games while sitting in the comfortable outdoor seating area. Outdoor dining with a grill in the corner is just steps away. The heated pool is ideal for having tons of fun with all of your family and friends.

Additionally our home has a two-car garage. We also provide beach chairs, umbrellas, a cooler, cart, and water toys should you wish to visit the nearby beach.

Tigertail Palms is an oasis of tranquility within the quaint island city. It is located with easy access to all shopping, dining and attraction areas of Marco Island. At the Tigertail beach access you will find a fantastic children’s playground if the children wish to burn off some additional energy.

Within 3 minutes drive of our home you will find Marco Island Golf Club, Tennis Club, Adventure Mini Golf, stores (Publix, Winn Dixie), restaurants, and boating & fishing opportunities. The main road out of Marco Island leads you directly to the Everglades where you can explore nature by visiting an alligator farm or by going on a breathtaking airboat ride.

More Details

Craig and Karin Olmstead
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018

About Craig and Karin Olmstead

We are a family with two children who enjoy spending as much quality time together as we possibly can. When we first came to Marco we fell in love with the island as it is a beautiful, safe destination with pure white beaches and endless nature. We enjoy walking, shelling, eating outdoors, and relaxing as a family - Marco is an ideal vacation location.

Craig and Karin Olmstead purchased this house in 2016

Why Craig and Karin Olmstead chose Tigertail Beach

After looking at many homes, our family agreed that Tigertail Palms was the right location for us due to its proximity to Marco's beaches. It's in a very nice neighborhood, and is also very close to all the attractions, restaurants and shopping that Marco has to offer. We also appreciated how modern and well kept the property was.

What makes this house unique

Great floor plan with over 2100 sq ft of flexible living space giving your family enough space and privacy in all areas. Walking distance to the beach, and less than a 5 minute drive to supermarkets, pharmacy and shops. The back of the property has a heated swimming pool is fully covered via a lanai. It is located in a quiet street where children can bike safely. The house is spacious, has a new, modern feel to it, and the interior is warm, comfortable and friendly. The outdoor patio with outdoor seating, dining area, grill, loungers, and heated pool allow for a great outdoor experience.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello again Karin, I just want to thank you for renting your beautiful house to our family. We spent lovely days there and would love to come back.
Jul 2016
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Tigertail Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Double sink vanity, spacious shower, and separate tub.
    Guest Bathroom: Toilet / Shower - toilet , combination tub/shower , Sink vanity and shower
  • The master bathroom is privately attached to the master bedroom and consists of a double sink vanity and a spacious walk in shower. The guest bathroom is located aside the two guest bedrooms and consists of a vanity and combination tub/shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom: - 1 king , Beautiful master suite with view & access to pool. TV & WIFI
    Twin Guest Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Comfortable sleeping. Ideal for extra guests. TV & WIFI
    Queen Guest Bedroom - 1 queen , Comfortable big bed and privacy. TV & WIFI
  • The master bedroom is privately located on the left side of the house, and has a comfortable king-sized bed. Wake up in the morning to a view of the beautiful pool through the large sliding windows. The master suite has a built in closet, private bathroom, flat screen TV, and WIFI. The second and third bedrooms are privately located on the right side of the house, both have flat screen TV's & WIFI, and have access to a second bathroom. The den has a sofa bed which allows for flexible sleeping when needed.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Other Amenities: Beach Chairs, Beach Umbrella, Cooler, Beach toys.


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WALK/BIKE To Beach! Beautiful, Modern, Spacious. Outdoor LUXURY Awaits Free Wifi
average rating of 4.925 based on 41 reviews

Warm and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time hanging out at the screened in pool, grilling out, etc. The house is beautfilly maintained and decorated. Karin is a great host and takes great care of you.

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous Home, Clean, & Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

LOVED IT - we can’t say enough about this home. This was by far the cleanest home we have rented to date, and the location is perfect. We enjoyed walking / cycling to Tigertail beach and watching the sunsets. The home is located in a nice quiet neighborhood. The house had everything we needed for our family vacation, and more. It is nicely furnished, and the heated pool was enjoyed by all. The owners were easy to work with and gave us lots of information about Marco, which we greatly appreciated. We are already looking at dates for next year!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, roomy, clean home with great heated pool!!! Lots of beach equipment!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful time on Marco Island. This home is well equipped and in great condition. We loved the heated pool and comfortable lanai! The beach chairs and toys were very helpful! This was a great home away from home for our stay! Would love to come back! (We did not care for Tiger Tail Beach so chose to drive and park at South Beach which is beautiful!)

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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rochester mn

Excellent!!!! 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • 5 of 5

5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This home was Beautiful, very clean, comfortable & close to everything, shopping & dinning .. we enjoyed the heated pool in the afternoons.

Appreciate all the pantry stuff... very spacious:) we will be back!!!

Thank You!! Your ❤️❤️❤️Minnesota Friends!!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tigertail Beach not for anyone who needs a stroller or......

  • 3 of 5

It is a long walk, to Tigertail Beach. Best to Drive, there is new parking area that is closer to the long walk to the ocean. Once you reach the parking, and play area for children you still have to walk through a lagoon or around the lagoon to get to the ocean. There is even a sign letting you know the # of steps you have to walk to get to the ocean walking around the lagoon and. The lagoon is not a place we wanted to wade through with our kids, grandkids with strollers.

The sand is made up of crushed shells (much like Sanibel) and its a very long walk once you get to the lagoon. You cannot take bikes on the beach so if you bike you need to leave the bikes at the parking area, which makes for a very long trek. Good for many, not for our family.

  • Submitted: Jan 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house close to Tigertail Beach

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our week at this beautiful home on Marco. Home is in nice quiet neighborhood, 12 minute walk to beach , we enjoyed the pool and all that the house had to offer . Owner is wonderful to work with ! House very clean upon arrival! Looking forward to renting house again !

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
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Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Fort Myers-Southwest Florida International Airport
Car: recommended

Voted by TripAdvisor in 2014 as the top island destination in the USA, Marco Island is the largest of Florida's Ten Thousand Islands, located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. It has been described as magical, mystical and alluring. The attraction is tropical sun-washed white sand beaches and a casual easy paced lifestyle. Sunshine, frolicking dolphins, and all of the water and sun sports that go with the beaches are available for your pleasure. Marco Island boasts six miles of beach and over 100 miles of waterways.

The city of Marco Island is located in Collier County, a brief drive from the city of Naples. It is well known for its high quality of life, natural resources, casual atmosphere, and friendly people. Locals boast of luxurious resorts and favorite eateries like CJs on the Bay and Tiki Bar. Visitors enjoy crossing the Jolley Bridge and indulging in fishing, kayaking, or sailing.

Must-sees include the Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve. There’s no shortage of outdoor options with Mackle Park, Caxambas Park, Marco River, Tigertail Beach, and Resident’s Beach.

This Gulf coast area features plenty of water recreation and great local seafood right on the beach.




Additional information about rental rates

Booking fee (varies) $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $160 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Homeowner will provide final contract terms and conditions of the lease. The details of which take precedence over all other terms and conditions.
Exact rate will depend on date and month of rental.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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