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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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“great beach” (69 reviews)
“sunset grill” (19 reviews)
South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of gorgeous white sand and best for families. Shells for kids to collect and the sea wasnt rough. In fact, you can swim out about 20 metres and you are on another shallow bank! Great for watching the sunset. Take plenty of food and...More

Thank scopie100
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a beautiful beach, but difficult to walk due to the amount of shells that are mixed in with the sand. Gentle surf, as most of the gulf coast.

Thank michaelsisti
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Marco Island Public Beach Access on S. Collier Ave., earlier this month. We were renting a house 3 blocks away. There is no public parking so my husband dropped myself with my 2 children off and returned our vehicle to the house...More

Thank TK123456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to South Beach almost every day of our week-long vacation. For the hot months, best to go early, when there is shade cover from the condos until about 9:30. The water is warm and calm-great for our 7 moth old, three year-old, and...More

Thank psullivan904
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Marco Island's South Beach is the best beach on the island! Large beach with lots of room and some of the most spectacular sunsets I have ever seen.

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting in Naples for a couple of days, but decided to come to Marco for the beach, because we heard it would be nicer, and less crowded as well. Beautiful spot!! Easy access to parking (right across the street), and the beach had...More

Thank B-Ren0735
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful sunset view! Easy beach access! Parking directly across street with loading/unloading right by access for dropping off passengers, children, beach gear.

Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We came to walk the beach and look for shells. The beach is very clean with white sand. It wasn't to crowded but the majority of the people were near the beach access but once you went a little distance away it thinned out greatly....More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Clean beach with lovely fine sand, plenty of shells and beautiful warm water. There's parking across the street for $8 for all day which is less than a 5 minute walk, the closest toilets are there and there's a tap to wash feet (also one...More

Thank Lorna A
Reviewed 15 August 2017

There is parking available across the road for $8.00 but parking spaces are limited. The sand is fine white and feels so good under the feet. Was there August 8, 2017

Thank Linda A
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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.