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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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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Little Bar Restaurant

205 Harbor Place
Goodland, FL 34145

Located right on the water in the quaint fishing village of Goodland, Little Bar, a local tradition for 39 years, continues to serve consistently good...

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Voodoo blackened Mahi with Florida avocados and key lime creme sauce.

Walker's Hideaway Marina

705 E. Elkcam Cir.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Only minutes from the Gulf of Mexico and Ten Thousand Islands. Walker's Hideaway Marina is your boat rental headquarters in Marco Island, Florida, pro...

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The Bar & Bistro at Marek's

1121 Bald Eagle Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

Dine at Marek's and enjoy our relaxed island atmosphere with some of the finest casual Island cuisine that Marco Island has to offer set in Captain Bi...

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Island Theater Company

180 S. Heathwood Dr.
Marco Island, FL 34145

The Island Theater Company is a new community theatre group founded by the trio of longtime theater aficionados and Marco Islanders' Pat Berry, Jean R...

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