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South Marco Beach

South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great shelling.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“sunset grill” (21 reviews)
“public parking” (35 reviews)
“white sand” (47 reviews)
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South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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"sunset grill"
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"public parking"
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"white sand"
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"crushed shells"
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"parking is limited"
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"collier blvd"
in 18 reviews
"bare feet"
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"south end"
in 14 reviews
"red tide"
in 9 reviews
"marco beach"
in 10 reviews
"great shelling"
in 24 reviews
"gulf of mexico"
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"long walk"
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Reviewed yesterday

Let me share this interesting scenario. I visited the public parking last weekend around 6 pm with my family. I inserted my debit card to get a parking ticket costing $8,, but my card was charged and the machine failed to dispense the ticket. I...More

Thank asoogrim72
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Marriott Crystal Shores. This beach was right out our boardwalk. It was beautiful. White sand, seashells everywhere and not too crowded. I highly recommend walking to this beach and getting out of the way of all the others in the area.

1  Thank Shelly T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pretty public beach at the south end of the island. There are no facilities and the parking is a bit of trouble, but we finally got a spot in the lot across the street. The sunset was simply amazing. There is a restaurant in...More

Thank Peace514
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

South beach is beautiful. No beach amenities here but good fishing off the rocks. Parking is at a premium so get here early if you want to park across the street from the access. No restroom facilities on the beach, need to walk back to...More

1  Thank R0berta382
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hurricane didn't do much damage that I can see to this beach. The rocky jetty at the south might be a little smaller, but other than that, it's still a wonderful beach. Park across from the entrance at Swallow Ave ($8 county run parking,...More

Thank MommyTess
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great beach- lots of shells to collect- beach not so busy as summer months when visited. Only downside was the $8 charge for parking for all day- especially if you are popping down for a couple of hours to watch the sunset you still have...More

Thank Fozzy1969
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Reviewed 27 May 2018

The beach was very nice and clean. The water was clean. The walk to the beach was shaded and very pretty. Make sure you park in dessignated parking areas. We got a ticket for blocking the sidewalk in front of the house my relatives were...More

Thank Anne W
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

The most beautiful sunset we’ve ever seen. So beautiful it make me tear up. We enjoyed the easy access to South Marco Beach and it ended up being our favorite beach. (Bring a bag for shells! My hands were full!) Snook Inn was a fun...More

3  Thank amberlhayes1024
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

We frequent South Beach in the morning for great surf fishing depending on the tide and time of year. We are catching pompeneau, and sea trout. Parking is USD$ 8, but it is a bit of a hike to get to the south end of...More

Thank GinnyKelowna
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Spent the day at this beautiful beach. Enjoyed the water and found some pretty shells. Beautiful part of Florida!

Thank Marie V
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r0nal2011
28 April 2018|
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Response from Bernadette1352 | Reviewed this property |
That’s pretty tough on Marco Beach. You could see if the Marriott which is a JW Marriott ha any specials going off season. Sorry
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Chantal D
20 July 2017|
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Response from Bernadette1352 | Reviewed this property |
Well, Marco is just fabulous. We have been going there since 1985. Every season is great. It depends if you like hotter or cooler weather. We love May to November since there are fewer people and you can get into any... More
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John S
26 April 2017|
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Response from Mike S |
Yes. There is both a Resident’s Beach (members only) and Collier County lot which is $8.00 if you don’t have the sticker.
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