About Marco Island

Marco Island, located at the southernmost tip of mainland Florida’s west coast. Known as the "Paradise Coast" along with Naples & The Everglades, Marco Island is the largest inhabited isle of the "Ten Thousand Islands."

Beaches:

Marco Island includes four miles (six km) of beach, with most island resorts located directly on the beach.

Climate:

The climate of Marco Island is subtropical with a strong marine influence from the Gulf of Mexico. It is blessed with spectacular sunsets and Gulf sea breezes.

Average Annual High 85F (29 C)
Average Annual Low 65F (18 C)

Peak Season:

January through April. Reservations are essential during peak season.
Please call hotels directly for pricing.

Vacation Season:

May through December; room rates are 30 to 70 percent below winter rates. Reservations are advised during the vacation season.
Please call hotels directly for pricing.

Travel Schedule:

Getting to Marco Island is easy. From I-75, take Exit 101 (Marco Island), heading south on Collier Boulevard (formerly County Road 951) for 20 miles to Marco Island. The Marco Island Executive Airport offers private and charter flights to and from nearby international airports. Naples Municipal Airport offers commuter and direct flights, private charters and regularly scheduled flights to the Florida Keys, Key West and Miami. Palm Beach International, Fort Lauderdale International and Miami International Airports are within a two-to-three-hour drive.

The Southwest Florida International Airport (Airport Code = RSW, City: Ft. Myers) - located about an hour north - is home to Air Canada, Air Tran Airways, American Airlines-American Eagle, Cape Air, Comair, Condor, Continental Airlines, Continental Connection, Delta Air Lines, Delta Connection, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, LTU International Airways, Midwest Airlines, Northwest/KLM, Song, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines, Sun Country, United Airlines, USA 3000, US Airways, Independence Air, Southwest Airlines, and WestJet. To reach Marco Island from this airport, take I-75 South to Exit 101 (Golden Gate), heading south on County Road 951 for 20 miles to Marco Island.

Directions:

From Miami, Fort Lauderdale or Palm Beach international airports, take I-75 West to Exit 101. Marco Island can also be reached from Miami via U.S. Highway 41, also known as the Tamiami Trail. This road is a two-lane venue throughout much of the route, is very picturesque and will take less than two hours to reach Marco Island.
Orlando International Airport - All major domestic and many international carriers: 4-hour drive via I-4 west to I-75 south, exiting I-75 at Exit 101 (Marco Island), heading south on Collier Boulevard (formerly County Road 951) for 20 miles to Marco Island.

Marco Island, located at the southernmost tip of mainland Florida’s west coast, is the largest inhabited isle of the "Ten Thousand Islands." Marco Island provides an escape filled with sun-washed beaches, the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico, a warm climate year-round, tropical adventures, extraordinary back country fishing and much more. Marco Island is also known as the Western Gateway to the Everglades.

The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center operates as a visitors and information center for the Marco Island area and the members of the Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce. Our office hours are 9 am - 5 pm Monday to Friday.

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