Enjoy the laid-back charm and natural beauty of the paradise coast.
Marco Island's leisurely pace, natural beauty and cultural assets are an undeniable allure. You'll experience the splendor of spectacular sunsets against the backdrop of untouched marshlands and abundant wildlife. From unspoiled beaches to championship golf courses, explore the unlimited leisure pursuits of this coastal retreat.
Arts & culture
Spend an evening at the Philharmonic Center for the Arts to enjoy world-class performances ranging from opera to popular music.
Visit The Rookery at Marco Golf Club for an exceptional 18-hole course designed to blend nature's wild beauty with pristine fairways. You can also test your game at The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek Golf Club and Hammock Bay Golf Club.
Take a guided ecotour of the mangrove jungles of the Ten Thousand Islands with Marco Island Ski & Watersports.
Head to Tigertail Beach Park for a picnic and a day of building sand castles and basking in the sun. Everglades National Park, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, boasts rare and endangered species. The Naples Zoo puts you wildly close to animals, from alligators to zebras, inside a nationally accredited zoo and historic tropical garden. Enjoy a full day of fun wildlife shows and enjoy a boat ride through islands of monkeys.
Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings of The Spa at Marco Island Marriott® Beach Resort for a revitalizing experience.
Shopping & dining
Enjoy the area’s eclectic range of art galleries, gourmet dining and boutiques, including the Esplanade Shoppes, Marco Town Center Mall, Waterside Shops at Pelican Bay and the Coastland Center Mall. For nightlife, visit the Off the Hook Comedy Club for laughs, or the Seminole Hard Rock Casino for concerts, casino play and more.
- Relax and play on the beach
- Take a boat ride to Hideaway Beach, Cape Romano, and more
- Visit Everglades National Park
- Rent a boat and get out on the water
- Explore Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
- Tour Marco Island via trolley
- Shop Tin City in Naples