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Tigertail Beach

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Address: Marco Island, FL 34145
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Great place for sand dollars.

We live on the island 6 months a year. If you like to watch birds at the shore and pick up sand dollars, go to Tiger Tail Beach. We live 2 blocks from South Beach which is great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Marva L

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the trip if you have never been. Be prepared for the walk to the beach, and either have a beach cart or go light. Best place on Marco to hunt shells, especially a day or two after a storm. We saw small tide pools with starfish, conch, sea urchin and so many sand dollars!! A great experience for young... More 

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Lancashire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just as all the photos show - flour like sand, stunning coloured crystal clear water. Absolutely stunning. There is a lake which you can wade across to the beach, or walk around. Plenty of water sports to enjoy - equipment can be hired by the hour. Bonus for us was a viewing platform to enable you to be at eye... More 

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Sebring, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are hesitant about visiting this beach after reading the reviews, don't worry! The walk across the lagoon only takes a minute. The entire walk from the parking lot is probably 5 minutes. We were so pleased with the beautiful location and the wonderfully shelling. This would have to be one of our favorite beaches in Florida. Don't miss... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have the opportunity of renting a condo directly beside this beach. Although Tigertail is a small beach itself, it joins on to Crescent Beach. This gives you miles of beach to walk and shell.

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Montverde, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit and we were told to park at the last lot as to not have to walk around the lagoon. Took their advice. Fought with the "Parking machine" and still wasn't sure if I would get a violation when we got back. We grabbed our chairs and beach bag and began the 1/2 -3/4 mile trek to the water.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tiger tail is a nice natural beach, but if you want to see the ocean, you must wade through a shallow inlet or walk around a curve to get in front of the natural grassy area. There is a coffee shop. Not most picturesque for sun bathing.

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Monticello il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice beach. Great shells. Widest beach around. White sands. Some beach refurbished but a wonderful beach!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tigertail is a must see beach in Marco Island. It's really fun to walk through the lagoon to the beach on the Gulf. The small beach is secluded and really beautiful.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live on the island 6 months a year. If you like to watch birds at the shore and pick up sand dollars, go to Tiger Tail Beach. We live 2 blocks from South Beach which is great for enjoying the sand and surf. It's very different than the Tiger Tail area. And there is a good place to get... More 

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Rochester, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tigertail beach is a bit deceiving when you first walk out of the parking lot. The inner beach is nothing to write home about, but once you cross the shallow river to start (3' 1/2 ft) when we crossed (I'm sure it depends on the tide) you find a beautiful beach. Great white sandy beach, lots of shells and the... More 

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