You can see our climate diagram above. The highest average temperatures are in the month of August. However, temperatures can go lower than 14° in Marco Island in February. The rainiest month is August while the driest month is January.
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Many users spend more time comparing the vacation rentals offering a pool. More than two-thirds of the rentals have one there. Condo with pools in Marco Island are a great option for groups of 5 and usually cost around $496 a night. If you would also like to be close to the water, all of the accommodations with a pool are situated within 2 kilometres of the waterfront.
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Marco Island vacation rentals put you in the lap of nature
Marco Island is the largest barrier island among the Ten Thousand Islands located within Southwest Florida. The gorgeous white sandy beaches that surround the island make it a family vacation paradise. This island has natural beauty in abundance and isn’t just kid-friendly with parks and sports activities, but also is pet-friendly. It is impossible to choose between fishing charters and the deserted beaches, perfect for shelling. Time on the island flies by in the best way possible, and booking a vacation rental on Marco Island just adds to the wonderful feeling.
Getting to Marco Island
Marco Island is about 38 miles from the Southwest Florida Regional Airport, which is the closest airport. Popular airlines like Southwest Airlines, WestJet, and United Airlines serve this airport. You shouldn’t worry about the commute to Marco Island, as there are numerous ways to get there.
If you are looking to impress, you should use the airport limo services, but you can also just grab a cab to the island. But since you will be staying at in your Marco Island vacation home, it is even better to rent a vehicle. Renting a car is more convenient and allows you the freedom to explore the island at your own pace.
The best time to go to Marco Island
Marco Island has a very agreeable tropical climate, which boasts a distinct wet and dry season. The highest the temperature can get to is 100°F, but only at the peak of summer. The lowest temperature (at about 32°F) shows up rarely, during December or January. However, the perfect time to go to book your vacation rental on Marco Island is in April, when the sun warms up the waters and makes it perfect for a leisurely swim.
Marco Island’s attractions keep you busy
One of the attractions staying in a vacation home on Marco Island is the choice of beaches. Marco Island has beautiful unspoiled beaches that are mesmerizing and family-friendly.
Kice Island is a short way off and is best explored by kayak. It is hauntingly beautiful and is a photographer’s paradise. Here, you will be able to see fascinating domed homes dotted around the island. The whole place is virtually deserted, so enjoy those empty beaches.
Keewaydin Island welcomes you with white sands and pretty shells. You can rent boogie boards or take a dip in the pristine waters. If you want family beach time, this is the place to do it.
Vacation rentals on Marco Island are a stone’s throw from the pier, where you can take boat tours to explore the neighboring islands. You can go whale and dolphin watching with a guide, or hire a kayak or canoe and explore the islands on your own. There are also fishing charters for those who wish to catch their dinner to enjoy back at their vacation home on Marco Island.
The island also has a nature park if you want to spend some time with your kids away from the beach. Briggs Nature Center has about a mile of boardwalk, which winds through the trees, complete with information about what there is to find in the area. It is cool and peaceful, but be alert so that you don’t miss any of the island alligators. There are also picnic tables if you wish to take your lunch with you.
Canine Cove is a 5-star park for your furry family member. The park accommodates large and small dogs in separate areas, with water fountains for all their four-legged guests and seating for their owners. It is a great place to spend time with your family pet and to mingle with people who share similar interests.
Marco Island for history buffs
If you wish to learn about the history of the island and understand your vacation destination better, check out the Marco Island Historical Museum. It has great displays and very knowledgeable employees. Plus, the free entry is a huge bonus. Marco Island vacation rentals offer easy access to the museum. Make it your first stop before exploring the Island.
Fun and games with the family
The island offers different activities for those who wish to spend time away from the beach. Whether you want to engage in a game of tennis or mini-golf, these facilities are available.
But, if you’re looking for a unique experience with the family, then you should give The Xtreme Escape game a try. Not for small kids, the game is an exciting activity designed to inspire teamwork, while trying to find clues to escape from a locked room. It offers a great adrenaline boost while keeping the tranquility and serenity of your island vacation intact.
Marco Island: A Floridian paradise
Located off Hernando Drive, Tigertail Beach beguiles with its golden sand dunes, scenic boardwalks and butterfly garden. There are excellent amenities and outstanding birdwatching opportunities too.
Marco Island Historical Museum
The museum traces south-west Florida’s Calusa Indians, bringing their civilisation to life through interesting displays and a recreated village scene. You'll never see the Gulf of Mexico in the same way again.
Dog-friendly Mackle Park hosts weekend concerts, and is popular with cyclists and walkers alike. Kids will love discovering the pond with fish, turtles and water fowl.
South Marco Beach
South Marco Beach offers white powdered sand and exquisite sunset views. Sunbathe, swim and enjoy refreshments from the nearby cafés.
Catch a boat from Rose Marina on Marco Island to reach Keewaydin Island. Known for its Loggerhead sea turtle nesting activity, the island additionally provides sanctuary to bobcats, Gopher tortoises and white-tailed deer among other species.
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