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Address: On the Gulf, accessible only by boat, Marco Island, FL
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We came across this lovely island while out in our rented pontoon boat and we absolutely loved it. We went by the island early in the day and it was completely isolated. A storm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We came across this lovely island while out in our rented pontoon boat and we absolutely loved it. We went by the island early in the day and it was completely isolated. A storm was coming in so we decided to sail to another area and return later in the day. When we returned, the area was packed with boats.... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Favorite place to land our boat, picnic, swim, walk the beach. There are food boats that pull up on most weekends. Most notable is the one from Capri Fish House on Isles of Capri. They have great grouper sandwiches for $7 and $4 margaritas.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Fun place to visit. We rented a boat for the morning at Rose Marina and beached here. The inner water is very serene, so walk around to the Gulf side to have fun in the waves.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The water is crystal clear.I dream of going back.It has nice shells and beautiful wildlife (manatees,stingrays, dolphins,birds).

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Naples, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Took my visiting daughter and family there earlier this month. The granddaughter had a fun time floating in current with a foam noodle. There are usually a couple of food and beer boats anchored there. During summer it's easy to find a spot to pull your boat in and anchor at shore line. during "season" you need to get there... More 

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Springfield, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 via mobile

Back again, been coming here over 20 years. Love the ice cream pontoon boat, the plentiful shells, and the wildlife. Can be a busy place on the weekends.

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a perfect place to take the family. It's not landlocked so you have to take a boat but it's well worth the trip. Great beach on South end. Not crowded in off season

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We had a blast on keewaydin island. There were food and icecream vendors. Waded about 200 yards out on the Gulf side found tons of sand dollars and conches. Keep an eye on your boat or you may wind up stuck on the beach when the tide goes out.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We rented a boat and left early in the morning after getting some very brief navigational instructions. We arrived around 8:45 and we were the third boat there and we beached on the mangrove side and walked around to the Gulf side. The trip's highlights were the amazing shells and we stood and watched two manatees that continued to swim... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

There's a channel that separates Keewaydin Island from the mangroves. And depending on the tide, the current can be pretty quick. Just make sure you get back to shore before going out the end into the gulf! Some people say you don't even need a tube because of the salt water. But I think it's better with some sort of... More 

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Address: On the Gulf, accessible only by boat, Marco Island, FL
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Marco Island

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