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One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great shelling.
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South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed on north part but went to dinner on south beach. Beautiful beach with amazing views. Clean but a bit more crowded that north.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a condo that overlooked the beach! White sand and blue water! The beach is a little shelly, however, I have found the best seashells here. There is plenty of room to set up for a long day at the beach. The sunsets...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is a fantastic beach! You can walk forever, great for shell hunting, and nice calm water to play in. There is paid public parking across the street, very convenient.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank tommysaxboy
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Gorgeous views, low key and not too crowded, just a fantastic beach. Very relaxing, was perfect for our weekend family trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ted K
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Went yesterday on Halloween to SBMI after reading the trip advisor reviews. I couldn't find the parking so I asked a pedestrian (who happened to also be from Iowa) where to park and she directed me to Swallow and Collier street public parking. I had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mdh941
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Early morning walkers and joggers were surprised by dolphins playing near shore. We stayed at the Apollo and loved our views. Lots of shells and clean beach

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank eyenurse2
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

South Marco Beach has beautiful white sand and shells galore. There is public parking for $8 a day and it is a short walk across the street to the public beach. It was not crowded, but this is October. I would imagine it would be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SueD918
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We loved the beach and our son got married Great spot to get married and we had great pictures in the sunset

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 9 October 2018

For years we having been talking about Marco Island and the lovely beach, water and nightly show. Everyone asks "What is the show?" It is the sunset. Even though there were some evening showers, seeing the lightning through the clouds off shore was mesmerizing. Watching...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

No red tide. Beautiful out there! Not too busy. Nice and clean sand. Perfect. The Gulf was warm and blue.

Date of experience: October 2018
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LAKEISHA V
28 August 2018|
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Response from ryanhJ6855JI | Reviewed this property |
There are not a lot of rocks but there are a lot of shells. We did not notice a lot of seaweed. The water is very clear and is more green than blue but depending on how sunny it is/weather conditions the shades change. Hope... More
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