Marco Island located on Southwest portion of Florida’s Gulf coast. Marco Island is the largest barrier island within Southwest Florida’s ten Thousand Islands, which extends southerly to Cape Sable. The climate is subtropical with distinct wet and dry seasons with most of the rainfall falling between the months of June and October.
Tiger Tail Beach – One of the favorite beaches in Marco Island with its natural resources, 31 acres, 200+ parking spots, rest rooms, volleyball court, picnic area with grill. Wade across the lagoon to Sand Dollar Island and you will enjoy plenty of bird watching.
The attraction is tropical sun-washed white beaches with gulf water temperatures ranging from the low 60’s in the winter to the high 80’s in the summer, and a casual easy paced life style. Sunshine, frolicking dolphins, and all of the water and sun sports that go with the beaches are available for your pleasure. Explore the island by land boat or air. Marco Island is indeed a world-class resort destination surrounded by miles and miles of pristine, uninhabited islands, bays, creeks, and the Gulf of Mexico.
Included in this southerly stretch is Collier-Seminole State Park, 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Big Cypress National Preserve, and the 5000 square mile Everglades National Park. Everglades National Parkensuring is protected against coastal development. During the months of January through March however, the island population swells due to the annual influx of vacationers and winter residents.
The waters of the Gulf invite boaters to spend endless hours in the sun, whether to fish or just relax! In addition to boating and fishing, there is shelling snorkeling, windsurfing, ecotours, and shopping. There are also many golf courses to choose from.
There are many places to stay for vacationers from Condo rentals, hotels, several resorts.
We made it easy for you to find Marco Island vacation rentals by owner whether it is an affordable one bedroom to a luxury water view vacation condo and everything in between. Browse below to easily find the best vacation rental that meets your needs.
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