Cape Romano, Marco Island

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Cape Romano is a cape at the southern end of Caxambas Island, just south of Marco Island and northwest of the Ten Thousand Islands in Collier County, Florida.Calusa Indians founded the settlement and called it Manataca. Juan Ponce de León briefly stopped at Manataca on his first trip from Puerto Rico to Florida, but the Indians tried to fight him off.Cape Romano is where Hurricane Wilma made its first U.S. landfall in October 2005. In 2008, Tropical Storm Fay came ashore near the cape, as had the 1910 Cuba hurricane.
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  • We had rented a boat and found our way to Cape Romano. It is such an interesting place. The pod houses provide a good fishing spot and the island is full of surprises.  more »
  • We went last year and glad we did..Two of these homes were destroyed by IRMA and you only see the tops  more »
  • What an exotic place. Can only be visited from the water. Better go soon, Irma took out another of these unique places. Went there with own boat. After Irma even more difficult to navigate.  more »

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