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South Marco Beach, Marco Island
(4.1/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Enjoy some sand-and-surf time without large crowds at South Marco Beach. In addition to being a cozy place for swimming, snorkeling, and sunning, the beach is rich in seashells you can collect. The sand is relatively coarse, meaning it's less likely to stick to your body and clothes when wet; some find it uncomfortable to walk on barefoot, so bring flip-flops or sneakers. You'll find public restrooms in the parking lot next to the beach. Parking tickets are valid for the whole day. If you need a chair or an umbrella, you should bring your own. Before you head to Marco Island, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Marco Island trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Marco Island has to offer, including South Marco Beach.
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  • We didn't come here for the beach, but when we found the cost we us a lot. Nice big beach with a lot of good space. Marco Iceland are a little off the beaten track. So nice place to relax. Are you looking for a place in Florida that do not all have found even so this is a nice place. Worth to check out boat trips also to see dolphins, turtles and dugongs.
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  • We tried to visit South Beach on Marco Island, but could not. It is closed until 12/23 for renovations. Save yourself a trip and go to Tigertail beach on Marco instead. 
  • Great sunset views. adjacent to the Sunset Grill with excellent food and bar drinks. an open air lanai add excellence to your sunset dinner. Parking on site available