Barrier Island Beach between Naples and Marco Island
Marco Island, FL 34145

Explore the wide stretches of nearly deserted white sand beach on Keewaydin Island.Keewaydin's beach is the only dog friendly beach in the Naples Marco Island area.Snacks and drinks are available from the food concession boat at Keewaydin Island.

Keewaydin Island is a barrier island located between Naples and Marco Island with nearly eight miles of deserted, white sand beach. Eighty percent of the island is undeveloped, the rest is populated with private homes. This island beach is only accessible by boat, and it is the only pet-friendly beach in the Naples/Marco Island area. 

The Hemingway Water Shuttle departs seven times daily for drop off and pick up trips to the beach at Keewaydin. Book your passage online and enjoy the ride! The shuttle is pet-friendly - leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome to ride!

Boat rentals are available from conveniently located marinas in Naples and Marco Island. Also, several regular sightseeing boat trips feature stops at the island for beach walking and shelling. These include trips on the Sweet Liberty and Dolphin Explorer boats and others operated by Pure Florida. 

Details & Amenities

Designations

Green Listing
Local Favorite

General Information

Open Year-Round

Guest Information

Family Friendly

Pet Information

Pets on Leash Allowed

Type

Protected Species Habitat

Weddings

Keewaydin is a very special setting for an intimate wedding. This barrier island is located between Naples and Marco Island with nearly eight miles of deserted, white sand beach. Eighty percent of the island is undeveloped, the rest is populated with private homes. This island beach is only accessible by boat, and it is the only pet-friendly beach in the Naples/Marco Island area. 

The Hemingway Water Shuttle departs seven times daily for drop off and pick up trips to the beach at Keewaydin. Book your passage online and enjoy the ride! The shuttle is pet-friendly - leashed, well-behaved dogs are welcome to ride!

Boat rentals are available from conveniently located marinas in Naples and Marco Island. Also, several regular sightseeing boat trips feature stops at the island for beach walking and shelling. These include trips on the Sweet Liberty and Dolphin Explorer boats and others operated by Pure Florida. Keewaydin is a very special setting for an intimate wedding.