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Vacation Rental in Marco Island

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Vacation Rental in Marco Island

We are thinking of renting a home in Marco Island around the middle of May. We have never visited before. There appears to be a large selection -- any recommendations on particular areas or particular features? We're interested in being close to a beach. Thanks.

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I would advise you to focus on the homes that indicate that they are within walking distance to Tigertail Beach or the South Beach entrance then. Some of the condos are right on the beach. You might want to consider them also.

You can usually check on actual proximity to the beach using mapquest.

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Hi Prairie Lily,

Being true walking distance to either of the 2 public access points to the beach is a plus. Make sure when the owners quote their distance to the beach that they are talking about the distance to the access points. Some homes can be very close to the beach but you still have to drive to the beach access points.

Their is a new 3rd walk-on or bike access point which lines the North end of a new condo unit called Marco Island Madeira just North of the Marriott's Spa and hotel complex. This access point has no parking available. If you want to see where it is located use the address 310 S. Collier on Google maps. From the satelite view the path runs along the north side of the new construction. If you find a home in true walking distance of this point it would also be a plus.

Beachfront condos are also a choice is your party is smaller. However, many people find that they make use of a private pool at a house more than the beach.

If you can't find true walking distance to an access point, driving to the access points is pretty easy.

You will have a great time on Marco, especially in May. May is about the peak time for fishing should you want to look into going out with a fishing guide.

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3. Re: Vacation Rental in Marco Island

Great suggestion to use a sattelite map! I used Google Earth, and it gave me a much better idea of what the island looks like, and where we might like to stay.

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