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South Marco Beach

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Address: South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL
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One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great...

One of the two top public access points to Marco Beach. It has great shelling.

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Nice sandy beach for swimming

We parked at the South Beach Public Parking ($10) on Swallow Ave. It's a fairly short walk to the walkway, which leads to the beach. We were there on a Wednesday, and it wasn't... read more

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Kitchener, Canada
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486 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 666 helpful votes
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We parked at the South Beach Public Parking ($10) on Swallow Ave. It's a fairly short walk to the walkway, which leads to the beach. We were there on a Wednesday, and it wasn't crowded at all. The sand was nice and soft. There were small/crushed shells to walk over to get to the water. The water has a hard... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Everyone in our party loved this beach. A short walk from our air-bnb condo to this gorgeous beach. It was clean, beautiful water with hard packed sand so we could toss a football in the water. The shore was littered with shells which was fun to walk up and down to see what we could find. If you are on... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful white sandy beaches. Must see very clean beach. The ocean is blue waters. You can sit at the restaurant by the entrance and enjoy the view. It was the most beautiful beach on Marco island.

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Brick, New Jersey
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thought this is the nicest beach on Marco Island. Clean white sands and clear warm water. Nice walkway to the beach. Public parking nearby at $8.00 per day. Not too many parking spaces though. Should get there in the morning to make sure you get a spot. Keep your parking receipt so you can go back and watch the... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous beach make sure to go for the awesome sunset views. Public parking across Collier with $8 flat rate for the whole day - well worth it.

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Bern, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful white sand, some shells (but not too many or special ones). Can get very windy. Parking is 8$ which is quite expensive.

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Thank Sabine F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am really disappointed about the very limited number of parking slots and the flat rate 8$ (not transferable ticket) enforced by a lady parking sheriff requesting tickets before you leave the overall parking area (and not just whilst you are parked on your lot). So, after we paid 8$ for 1h beach just before leaving for the airport, we... More 

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burlington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We rented a condo on South Beach and had direct beach access. Can't comment on using it through public access points, but loved this broad white sand beach. Great for walking, sunbathing, dolphin watching.

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Altoona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very busy beach- parking is hard to find. beach is beautiful- godo place to spot dolphins swimming close to shore. even had a "Drink"/ ice cream golf cart selling on the beach which was nice.

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Charlotte, NC
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big commercialized beach with hotels, and businesses right on the water. If you like that sort of thing it is great. We prefer more quiet and private beaches.

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