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Visiting Marco Island

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Stories and Tips Marco Island

The Spa at Marriott Resort

Written by c_rau on 08 Jan, 2006

I indulged in my first spa experience at the Marriott resort’s spa. In the room was information on the spa treatments and costs. It was quite a list and I didn’t know where to begin. I chose a mud wrap for $115 for a 50-minute…Read More

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Birding at the Marco Beach

Written by D_a_n on 13 Jan, 2009

No need to go or drive anywhere far to see many different birds or even the regular morning visitor of the shoreline - a dolphin. Just step out of your hotel and take a walk along the beach. If you go during low tide,…Read More

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Unreal Shelling at Marco Beach!

Written by D_a_n on 13 Jan, 2009

Are you into collecting shells? You came to the right spot on the Marco Island beach! I had high expectations since I read about it on the Internet ahead of the arrival but never expected the shells to be abundant in millions! No kidding!!It does…Read More


Written by camera-gal on 01 Oct, 2000

While taking a boat ride around the island, our group saw a few dolphins. I'd never seen them so close before in the wild. They'd pop their heads up above the surface of the water, then dive back into the ocean. We'd…Read More

Fisherman's Village

Written by camera-gal on 08 Nov, 2000

The Fisherman's Village can be seen on the other side of Marco Island. The people who live here are the original inhabitants of the gulf isle. It's a drastic change from most of the upscale developed properties on the other side of the…Read More

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Calmness of the Morning - Goodland Bay Sunrise

Written by D_a_n on 13 Jan, 2009

Are you interested in photography or bird watching? Head east on San Marco Rd toward Rte 41, cross the Goodland Bay bridge and park just past it on the right. Try to be there for sunrise. The flatness of the terrain allows the sun to…Read More

Marco Island

Written by oldguy on 21 Jan, 2006

Marco is a quiet, laid-back island. The beaches have beautiful white sand and sea shells by the bucket. The bay is very clean and the water is clear. A 20-minute ride to Naples is worth the trip. We go there almost every evening. There is so much…Read More

Beach Rentals

Written by Linda L on 08 Aug, 2000

Sailing along the beach of Marco Island is great. Sometimes you can see the dolphins swimming. Parasailing is pretty safe in Florida. If staying at the Charter Club, sailing is included with your membership. …Read More

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