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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Scuba Marco

1141 Bald Eagle Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Your source for scuba diving gear rentals, local dive trips, certifications for everyone from novice to experts. Emphasizing fun and patience....

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Verdi's

241 N. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Verdi's has become the destination for fans of fresher than fresh innovative seafood dishes, superb wines and impeccable service....

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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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Fresh steamed blue crab at Pinchers

Cross Cruises

Beach pick up at Eagle's Nest
410 Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Cruise the waters around Marco Island aboard Capt. Hugh Cross's 22-ft....

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DaVinci's

599 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, FL 34345

"The Carvelli family has created a little slice of their homeland in the quaintatmosphere of Marco Island....

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