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“Love this beach.”
Review of South Marco Beach

South Marco Beach
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US$79.18*
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Marco Island Kayak Tour with Optional Beach Landing
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Owner description: One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great shelling.
Naples, Florida
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77 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Love this beach.”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

It's the southernmost beach on the island and has great views. Parking is limited so unless you are staying really close get there early during winter season. You are usually okay by 10-10:30. They have added additional parking a bit further away but more of a hike.Pay machines for parking and fines if you park off the streets. Yes ppl still do it but you will now get a hefty ticket. Park legally and don't ruin your day. Great place to eat at Sunset grill in the Apollo open to the public. Walk up to Apollo and take a left before entering the locked gate for pool area. Wonderful drinks as well. You can also pack a cooler and bring chairs ( none for rent) and enjoy the whole day.

Visited February 2014
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Love it, but...”
Reviewed 6 July 2014 via mobile

This is an absolutely gorgeous beach! Very clean and peaceful with beautiful blueish green water and white sand. The parking is a problem. The beach parking is very small and every time we've gone it's been completely full. We just went today and ended up paying $12 for about 2 hours. The fee was for the entire day, but still seems high for a public beach. Other than that, it is beautiful. I love this beach!!

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Tampa, FL
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82 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Great beach...easy access”
Reviewed 2 July 2014

If you are in Marco Island, and are looking for a public beach to go to...try this one. There are two public beaches and this one is the best.
Parking is relatively close to the beach.But there is a fee for parking. The fee entitles you to access to both public beaches.
Bring drinks and food, because there is only one restaurant on the beach. Its located in one of the condos and is open for anyone.
Bathrooms are available at the parking lot.

Visited June 2014
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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49 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“We love it!”
Reviewed 1 July 2014

A must see beach at Marco Island! Everyone gathers here for a great Gulf sunset. Parking is across the street for $8.00/day.

Visited June 2014
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Ball, Louisiana
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373 reviews
159 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
“Florida really should be ashamed of this island”
Reviewed 27 June 2014 via mobile

This is a gorgeous island completely lined with high rise condos. You cannot see the ocean from the road anywhere on this island. Not even a peak. Sign after sign telling you to keep out/no parking/private. This particular beach is small, surrounded by condos, and a very long walk across the highway to get to it. Otherwise it is a pretty beach, clean.... but it's very populated.

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