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“loved it” 5 of 5 stars
Review of South Marco Beach

South Marco Beach
South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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$63*
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Ranked #5 of 21 Attractions in Marco Island
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Owner description: One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great shelling.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“loved it”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

This beach is perfect in every way. ITs clean simple and very beautiful. parking at the public lot is inexpensive if parking for the day. $8 a day. it even had a bathroom. We love Marco Island.

Visited January 2013
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Rayland, Ohio, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Very nice white sand beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We enjoy going to south beach every year. The beach is nice and wide, shelling is good and there is a restaurant right on south beach that is very good and convenient. The only drawback is that parking is extremely limited during peak season

Visited January 2013
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houston texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great place for a beach outing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Really nice beach. You have to remember the beach has shells. It took some getting used to but I have grown to like it. Never really busy

Visited January 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“shells, pelicans and dolphins”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The south end of the beach "the point" as we call it is a wonderful walk from the hotel. The shelling is amazing! Some of the best in the world along with Sanibel.

Visited March 2012
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Peterborough, Ontario
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“Beautiful Beach”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

This is a beautiful sandy beach with plenty of shells along the shore. Everytime we come here we see dolphins frolicking in the surf. This is a busier beach than Tigertail, with more boats, wave runners, and fishermen. If you come here for shelling, the best time is after high tide, with most to be found at the south end of the beach.

In reference to the a couple of other reviews, we have never smelled any rotten fish on this beach. I'm wondering if it was after a red tide, and there were a few fish washed up on the beach? We often find tons of conch shells on this beach, but most of them are alive, making them illegal to take off the beach. You have to be careful, empty ones can be found, but you do have to search for them.

Visited November 2012
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