Marco Island



Marco Island has some of the most stunning beaches in the world.

Marco Island, in Collier County, Florida, is a small barrier island located 20 miles (32 km) south of Naples on the Gulf Coast.

It has many resorts, beaches, marinas, golf courses, and inland waterways.

Marco Island has bottlenose dolphins, manatees, sea otters, alligators, crocodiles, wood storks, brown and white pelicans, roseate spoonbills, herons, egrets, and more.

Marco Island has a major North American archaeological site. The island yielded priceless artefacts from early American civilization.

The Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa is a luxurious resort on Marco Island.

Residents and visitors of Marco Island enjoy boating and fishing for snook, tarpon, redfish, trout, pompano, and other fish that are among the best in the world.

Marco Island

A group of islands known as the Ten Thousand Islands can be found off the coast of Florida's southwest corner.

Athene cunicularia floridana is the scientific name for a burrowing owl living on Marco Island.

Marco Island's beach and sandbars offer world-class shelling. Whelks, olive shells, scallops, and other shells are found on Marco Island beaches.