Marco Island, Florida
Located near cosmopolitan Naples and a short drive from the Florida Everglades, Marco Island is a gulf coast oasis. Beautiful beaches, luxury resorts and natural parks complement an array of fine dining and shopping. Nearby Collier Seminole State Park offers camping, canoeing, fishing, boating and a mile-long nature walk. Marco Island’s tropical climate attracts visitors year after year.
Other Islands Near Marco Island
Famous for its stunning shelling beaches, Sanibel Island is one of Florida’s top vacation destinations. Fishing, boating, tennis and biking are just a few of the activities to be enjoyed when not relaxing on Sanibel’s white sandy beaches. Visitors also flock to the renowned J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge and Bird Sanctuary, as well as the scenic Point Ybel Lighthouse, which was built in 1884. A variety of dining, shopping and theater productions cater to visitors of all ages.
Sister to larger Sanibel Island, captivating Captiva Island is the perfect romantic getaway or family vacation destination. Its five miles of white sandy beaches, aquamarine waters and spectacular seashells attract travelers of all ages. Scenic Captiva Drive leads to the island’s quaint village of shops and restaurants. Visitors enjoy golf, fishing, tennis and boating year-round, making Captiva Island one of Southwest Florida’s most popular retreats.