Tigertail Beach, Marco Island

3.6
#1 of 11 in Parks in Marco Island
With 79 acres (32 ha) of unoccupied white sandy beaches, Tigertail Beach sits alongside a tidal lagoon. The beach hosts water sports galore, and you can rent paddleboards and kayaks by the hour. Considered one of the best all-around bird watching spots in southwest Florida, the beach is a critical habitat for migrating and indigenous birds, including herons, pelicans, and egrets. Deck chairs and tiger-striped cabanas are available to rent for the day. Families will appreciate the playground and cafe on site. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Tigertail Beach and many more Marco Island attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Marco Island day trip planner .
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  • This beach is worth the trek! Great shelling and so much wildlife! I recommend going during low tide for convenience.  more »
  • I was excited to check out this beach but it’s really not that nice. Sand is mostly broken seashells and is rough in some spots and the rest is white sand. Be prepared to walk a long distance to get t...  more »
  • This is a massive beach with lots of shells. We rode bikes in so we were not charged the $8 fee each of the 3 times we visited. It is very peaceful, and there is plenty of room to have your own space....  more »

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