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Marco Island represents the perfect fusion of the old world charm with the modern day marvels and natural glory with splendor

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Marco Island represents the perfect fusion of the old world charm with the modern day marvels and natural glory with man made splendor. Situated on the northern tip of Ten Thousand Islands, It lies to the south of Naples with the Florida Everglades to its west.

Marco Island has famously retained much of the natural splendor from the days when the Calusa Indians inhabited the Island. It is blessed with miles of beaches with pristine white sand, azure inviting water and the most glorious sunset view in Florida.

The area is home to varied tropical fauna and almost 200 species of birds So, it is truly a nature lover’s paradise. The popular beaches in the area include the Tigertail Beach, the hot and happening South Beach and Residents Beach. Besides the beaches the area also boasts of numerous parks and recreational facilities for Florida beach vacation seekers.

There are numerous recreational activities that visitors can indulge in while at Marco Island. One of them is hiking through the trails at Rookery bay Reserve. The area has various species of tropical flora each marked with a signage. For paddling enthusiasts,

The Rookery Bay national Estuarine Research Reserve is the place to go. With 110,000 acres starting at Gordon Pass and stretching up to the Everglades the park is home to the most varied species of birds. Canoeing and kayaking facilities are available in the reserve. Kayaking can also be enjoyed in the Everglades. You can also take deep sea fishing, dolphin and manatee watching charters. Shelling is one of the popular beach activities of the region, of course traditional activities like swimming parasailing, jet skiing and volley ball are also available.

The dining experience at Marco Island is one of a kind. Imagine sinking your teeth into succulent fresh sea food delights as the willowy palms sway in the background and the ocean breeze mingles with the heady aroma of the cuisine. Whatever type of cuisine you are looking for chances are that you will find it at Marco Island. For rib tickling live entertainment and tasty sea food the best place is Capt. Brien’s Seafood and Raw Bar.

The Blue Heron is an award winning establishment with good homemade food and a spectacular view. Cafe de Marco is famous for its casual ambience and its elegant food served with the choicest of wines. If you are in the mood for an upscale dining experience with a romantic air Marek’s Collier House is the place to go to, tasteful decor is various shades of pink and delicious food makes it perfect for honeymooners.

Marco Island is second to none when it comes to the accommodation options. If you are traveling with your family for a Florida beach vacation the perfect option for you will be the Beachfront Beautiful Condos that offer 2 bedroom condos with a fully functional kitchen and other amenities. You name it and they have it from internet to the dishes in the kitchen and from toys for the kids to beach chairs. Marco Island lakeside Inn is another cost effective option. They have 2 restaurants where you can enjoy the experience of dining outdoors as the sun melts away into the Florida Horizon.

About James Swartwout
Jim Swartwout is a Florida Vacation home owner and the Operating Manager of Florida Gulf Vacation LLC which operates the Florida Vacation Rental website http://www.floridagulfvacation.com. Connecting Florida Vacation rental owners and travelers on the web since 2004, the site allows owners to list their properties for just $6 per month and is free to travelers who can create an account, build wishlists and contact the owners directly from the site.

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