Imagine relaxing in spacious bliss in Marco Island vacation rentals surrounded by a wonderland of pristine, sandy beaches and turquoise-blue waters. In fact, 51% of travelers to this area researched online rental property options.
Measuring six miles long and four miles wide, Marco Island, FL, once inhabited by the Culusa Indians, who may have been descendants of the Mayans, is historically significant and stunningly beautiful. Marco Island vacation home rentals are set amid a phenomenal mix of white sand beaches, slash pine forests, mangrove swamp, and well-developed areas with convenient shopping and recreation activities.
When the beach beckons, two of the more popular spots for sun and fun are Tigertail Beach, which offers volleyball nets and courts, a boardwalk, butterfly garden, showers and restrooms, and umbrella and chair rentals. The nearby South Beach also offers a convenient stretch of sands with four access points. Among the more popular activities are shell hunting, snorkeling, parasailing, and windsurfing.
If you love awe-inspiring ocean views, an excellent selection of Marco Island condo rentals are available in high-rise condominiums featuring private balconies and large windows perfect for panoramic camera shots. Perhaps you're seeking larger Marco Island vacation rentals by owner where you can spread out, relax, and enjoy luxuries such as a private swimming pool, an expansive patio with an outdoor grill, and a gourmet kitchen.
For outdoor sports enthusiasts, the menu of possibilities is impressive. Birding enthusiasts love the Rookery Bay national Estuarine Research Reserve Trails that weave through mangrove-forested wetlands and oak scrub terrain, where more than 150 species of birds reside, including roseate spoonbills, ospreys, and bald eagles. Anglers, who can fish for Amberjack, Red Snapper, King Mackerel and a variety of other catches, have access to several island marinas and tackle shops. Paddlers in search of a spectacular trail have access to the Paradise Coast Blueway Trail, a route encompassing the wilderness area that sits between Goodland, a laid back fishing village on the island, and the Everglades National Park.
Dolphin watching is another popular island pastime. Here you can even participate in accumulating and logging information about dolphin behavior on the Dolphin Project cruise. Other cruises available on the island include sightseeing excursions that sail by opulent mansions before anchoring to view magnificent sunsets, and shelling charters that take guests to the most fertile areas.
After a full day of non-stop activity, you can recharge your energy level in luxury comfort at one of the many amenity rich Marco Island vacation rentals.