About Marco Island

 

Marco Island is the largest of Florida's Ten Thousand Islands, located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. It has been described as magical, mystical and alluring. The attraction is tropical sun-washed white beaches and a casual easy paced life style. Sunshine, frolicking dolphins and all of the water and sun sports that go with the beaches are available for your pleasure. The restaurants will delight your taste buds with fresh seafood and their wonderful island creations. Explore the wilderness of the Ten Thousand Islands by land, boat or air. Enjoy superb fishing and abundant wildlife.

Southwest Florida is a tropical paradise. Warm temperatures, balmy breezes, and sunny skies are the norm for Marco Island. The Gulf Water temperature ranges from the mid 60's January through March and up into the mid 80's from June through September. Southwest Florida's average air temperature is 77 degrees

Local Attractions

  • Championship Golf Courses Nearby
  • Boating and Fishing Charters
  • Swimming, Snorkeling, and Scuba Diving
  • Para sailing, Jet Skis, Sun Fish, and Catamarans
  • Movie Theaters
  • Everglades National Park
  • Nature Preserve, Canoeing, and Kayaking
  • Over 100 Restaurants on the island
  • Gaming - Boat and Indian Casino
  • Shopping - Boutiques and Malls
  • Shelling

 

Getting to Marco Island

Marco is easily reached by air or auto.

Quick stats:

  • From Naples - 16 miles
  • Fort Myers - 50 miles
  • Miami - 104 miles
  • Tampa - 178 miles
  • Orlando - 205 miles
  • Key West - 150 miles

Here's how by car:

From I-75:

South to exit 101 (Collier Blvd.) Turn right on Collier Blvd.; drive approximately 22 miles. Cross Jolley Bridge onto Marco Island.

From I-95:

South to I-4, west to I-75, then follow directions above.

By air:

Southwest Florida International Airport is located in southeast Fort Myers at exit 21 on I-75 (Daniels Road.) Take I-75 south and follow "by car" directions above. Serviced by most major airlines. Naples Municipal Airport. Daily flights to/from Tampa, Miami, Orlando. Marco Island Airport. 6 miles from Marco and offers general aviation operations

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