Marco Island

Beach resorts to fishing village vibes

Marco Island

The largest of the Ten Thousand Islands, Marco Island is located just south of Naples and easily accessible with two bridges allowing vehicle traffic on and off the island. 

The island is home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches and offers access to both the Gulf of Mexico and the mangrove-lined estuaries of the Ten Thousand Islands. More than just another pretty beach, Marco Island's mood shifts from sophisticated resort area to historic nautical community and funky fishing village. Boating is a way of life for Marco Island residents and visitors, with many year-round and vacation homes located on the water. Bring your appetite for seafood, whether you plan to catch it on your own or at a local restaurant. For hidden gems, seek out the picturesque waterfront restaurants in the communities of Goodland and Isles of Capri. Visitors have their choice of beachfront resort hotels, several inland hotels, and many vacation rental properties and time share resorts. 

Signature events taking place in Marco Island include the Mullet Festival in Goodland (January), Wet Paint Live, (February), Marco Island Seafood Festival (March), Taste of Marco (April), Marco Island Festival of the Arts (April), the Marco Island Rocks Concert Series, a weekly Farmers Market (November-April), and a variety of colorful Christmas Island Style events (December).

Population (2016): 17,847
Per capita income (2016): $59,670
Median household income (2016): $73,559
Median home value (2016): $492,000

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Snook Inn

1215 Bald Eagle Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Casual waterfront dining overlooking the beautiful Marco River.  Arrive by car or by boat.  Live entertainment at the Chickee Bar seven days/nights a ...

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Quinn's on the Beach

400 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

With the quirky "castaway" feel of the legendary Quinn's, our beachside restaurant and bar makes dining memorable with tropical island food, breathtak...

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Ario

400 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

The resort's fine dining restaurant, Kurrents, has transformed into an all-new dining concept, ARIO.  Ario promises to deliver a unique, world-class e...

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Margaritas

1069 N. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Since 2005 Margarita's Restaurant has been one of the local's favorite places to go for Authentic Mexican food and friendly Atmosphere where you, as o...

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Susie's Diner

1013 N. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Serving great tasting and good value breakfasts and lunches on Marco Island for decades....

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TropicBird Ecotours

385 Angler Dr., Calusa Island Marina
Calusa Island Marina, Goodland
Marco Island, FL 34140

The only naturalist-led ecotour of the 10,000 Islands under sail, seeing, hearing and experiencing nature as intended....

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Back Water Adventure

3200 San Marco Rd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

At Backwater Adventure Marco Island, you can't get any closer to wildlife than this! We offer boat tours on our unique two-person Craigcats....

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Pinchers Marco Island

591 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Fresh local fish, crab and seafood, and we serve fresh Florida stone crab claws in season (October 15-May 15) and many other varieties of crab and fre...

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