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One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great shelling.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sunset grill” (20 reviews)
“public parking” (32 reviews)
“white sand” (46 reviews)
South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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Reviewed 6 days ago

wife and I staying at Apollo condos, and very p!eased and surprised with the beach. white sand, and tons of shells to collect, little conchs and others. can wade rite into water and it gradually deepens. nothing yucky on the bottom which is awesome! can...More

2  Thank harley1450cc
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't have a room on the beach then this is a good place to watch the sunset. It is also a good place to fish off of the rocks or watch the dolphins and manatees swim by in the morning

Thank steve k
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This beach is the easiest access beach...20 min from our RV resort on Tamiami trail.. convenient parking right across the street off Swallow rd...8,00$ for the day ...sand is awesome and water is warm - fabulous sunsets..beach is wide but can sit right by the...More

1  Thank mileagemaker
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice wide white sandy beach. It is clean, wasn't very crowded in November, and is a nice place to watch the sunset.

Thank Don L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach seems to be popular with sunbathers and fishermen but not much for shelling. It was also very clear that there were areas where the public isn't allowed which didn't make for a hospitable environment.

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walking up the beach access ramp, we had no idea what we were about to see. We arrived at the south beach for a sunset and became distracted by the pristine beauty of the magnificent white, sandy beach. The entire length of Marco Island beach...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go in October, and experience a beautiful, white sand beach filled with shells almost to yourself. I couldn't believe how beautiful the sunsets were and how few people were there to enjoy them. We also saw dolphins there almost every evening.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice white sands, many shells, Long Beach great for walking. Sunset grille right by entrance. Walk past some big hotels so drinks and food available. Many many sea shells. Water deepens to nice adult level close to beach for soaking. During this time period, Oct....More

Thank JeffreyK
Reviewed 7 October 2017

avoid the far south section as it is near the public access and gets very crowded although the shelling by the breakwater is the best.

Thank Glenn R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Great visits every year. The worse part is leaving to go back home. Great evening sunsets. Enjoy a drink and watch the sun go down at the Sunset Grill. Great time.

Thank tmealey
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Chantal D
20 July 2017|
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Response from Bernadette1352 | Reviewed this property |
Well, Marco is just fabulous. We have been going there since 1985. Every season is great. It depends if you like hotter or cooler weather. We love May to November since there are fewer people and you can get into any... More
John S
26 April 2017|
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Response from CRA22 | Reviewed this property |
If you are using Public Access , probably back to car and nearest gas station. I doubt you can walk into a nearby hotel restroom.