Marco Island, Florida 5-Star Resorts

Marco Island, Florida 5-Star Resorts
Marco Island is a favorite vacation spot in Southwest Florida, near the city of Naples in Collier County. Marco is famous for miles of white sand beaches and tourist spots. The island was first inhabited by the Calusa Indians and christened Marco Island by Juan Ponce de Leon in the 1500s. Modern day Marco Island was first settled by the W.T. Collier family, formerly of Tennessee, in 1870. The island began its transformation into a resort island in the 1960s. Top accommodations abound for Marco Island visitors.

The Surf Club

A tropical vacation is yours at The Surf Club on Marco Island, where spacious two-bedroom condos come with a private balcony and a full kitchen. Guests can use the hotel's tennis courts, shuffleboard and heated pool. Rental equipment is available if needed. Golfers will find plenty of courses nearby.

The Surf Club Resort
540 South Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, Florida 34145
(239) 642-5800
www.surfclub.hgvc.com

Marco Bay Resort

Marco Bay Resort is one of the most well-equipped resorts on the island. Amenities include Internet access, a bar, a salon and sauna, a fitness area and complimentary breakfast. In 2009, rates start at just $112 a night. The beach is only a 7-minute drive away.

Marco Bay Resort
661 South Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, Florida 34145
(239)394-8881
www.marcobayresort.com

Eagle's Nest

Eagle's Nest Resort overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and is a destination for vacationers from all over the world. Amenities including a full gym, a 1,700-square foot swimming pool, two spas and tennis courts. Massage services are available, as are manicures and pedicures. Accommodations include villa style and tower units.

Eagle's Nest
410 S. Collier Blvd.
Marco Island, Florida 34145
(239) 394-5167
www.eaglesnestmarco.com

Article Written By Jennifer Gibbons

Jennifer Gibbons is a freelance writer in Florida. Her work appears in Florida's largest network of senior publications. Her experience is in magazine publishing. Her degree in mass communications was obtained from South College of Florida.

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