Marco Island beach.

The island's beach continues about 5 miles north to south in a gentle crescent shape. Ideal for sunning, walking, shelling, strolling, running, exploring, and just relaxing. While Marco Island has one beach, different parts offer different experiences.

From watersports like waverunners, sailing, eco tours, and parasailing at the main hotels and timeshare beaches, to quieter residential areas in front of most beach condominiums, to the Tigertail/Sanddollar eco segment at the north, you'll find one beach, different experiences.

Other Area Beaches in Southwest Florida:

Graced by clean waters and geography, area beaches offer neat day trips. You can drive to most; some require boat only access.


Sea shells make our area world renown for variety and ease of finding great shells. Marco Island, nearby Sanibel/Captiva are the two best known. Nearby Keewaydin island offers great shells also…and you need a boat to get here. Check out some of the many shells you may find, from common to rate.


Everyone ought to do this! Especially fun for fearless kids! Recommended for grandparents & grandkids! Safe, exhilarating, and definitely memorable. Like heights? You'll love it. Afraid of heights? Face your fear. You'll be glad you went.

Soar like a bird. Listen to silence as you look down on the beach and sea. Hear your thoughts. Here's who offers you this great experience.


You've got to experience this! Imagine! Go on a guided eco exploration tour in our wetland forests and see dolphins, manatee and abundant marine bird life. Or zip back and forth in the sparkling surf just off our main beach. Go single, with kids, grandkids, etc. Safer than you think, more exciting than it sounds, and great fun for all…especially younger ones.