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Mosquitos.

Nice place and rental hut owner was awesome. Views were awesome once we mucked through all the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fred M
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West View
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Bugs

This place is more of a lagoon. There is no sandy shore and there are a ton of bugs. There are way... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jmt0419
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Amityville, New York
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“long walk” (135 reviews)
“beautiful beach” (137 reviews)
“actual beach” (40 reviews)
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Marco Island, FL 34145

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice place and rental hut owner was awesome. Views were awesome once we mucked through all the mosquitos. Bring spray! Worth the view I think.

Thank Fred M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is more of a lagoon. There is no sandy shore and there are a ton of bugs. There are way better beaches in Marco

Thank Jmt0419
Reviewed 5 days ago

While I'm glad we went once to experience we chose not to go back the whole vacation because the trek was a bit much for the little ones. The lagoon you have to wade across is quite difficult during high tide. We were holding our...More

Thank Trish H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great shelling. Really warm, clear water. Not too many people. You have to wade across the lagun to get to the gulf coast.

Thank FamA2012
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A bit of a walk but well worth the extra cardio! This beach isn't over crowded and is the idea place to spend the day on Marco Island.

Thank Kaylee S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lots of shells, warm water, a real diamond in the rough! Do be afraid to cross the sand bar! Only hip deep water. Best beach ever!

Thank dk100480
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love crossing the lagoon. The beach is beautiful and not crowded. Very clean w lots of shells. High tide the lagoon is above my waist and I'm 5'3 and low tide normally knees.

1  Thank jwilson3i
Reviewed 1 week ago

Okay so if you are looking for a secluded beach and a place to hire boats, kayaks, beach cars etc this is where ya wanna be. I wouldn't say this is the nicest beach, I would rather suggest South Beach, but if you're looking to...More

Thank Samantha M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We heard from some locals that this was the place to go for seashells, especially sand dollars. They were not wrong! We got to the beach right when they opened and headed out. We waded across the lagoon, through the mangroves and to the beach....More

Thank sigepotter
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely white sandy beach, warm seas, and optional activities like kayaking, paddle boards etc on the adjacent lagoon, as well as an outdoor cafe. Parking is $8 and there is either 10 minute walk to the beach or you can wade across the lagoon on...More

Thank Spaggs-n-Wood
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tonytiger33173
5 March 2017|
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Response from Hollyxxoo | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any either.
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Tina C
25 February 2017|
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Response from d2016h | Reviewed this property |
The beach is decent and there is a snack bar and restrooms nearby so your mom might enjoy that. When we were there (2/18/17) the water was mucky in the lagoon and once you stepped in it was more mud than sand. So if your... More
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guinnessfc
Will be staying on Marco Island in March 21-20. A few questions about Tiger tail beach parking and lagoon crossing. Are you able to park before 8 am? We will have but would like to have a few all day beach excursion would like to drive in order bring our beach gear( chair, cooler ect..) The "crossing". I am not a big fan of walking in water above my waist. So I do have a reservation in crossing the lagoon. ( I have watched videos) But at the same time I would like to experience crossing the lagoon in order to get the full unique experience of our visit. So I have a few questions. Are their any dangers in crossing the lagoon. Is there any risk in crossing at dawn I have seen people say this water is murky with lots of fish therefore I do not know if there would be potential of sharks feeding,. I am not sure of the if the lagoon is open to the gulf. Also I am not not well versed in alligators or crocodiles so is this an area that this can be a concern? I realize that these may be silly questions but non the less I am asking lol...... I could not find any answers to these questions so perhaps these are no issues in the lagoon. How deep in the deepest part of the crossing my wife is 5' 4" so I would like to have an idea to give her a reference. What is the depth difference between low tide and high tide. As it appears low tide in in the early morning and high tide is about 2 pm. therefore I am guessing on the way back the water level will be higher. Any feedback would be appreciated. I realize you can walk around however I would like to overcome my reservation (fear) and cross the lagoon.
24 February 2017|
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Response from Polar_blanco | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I'm sorry, I don't get email notifications of questions! The person who answered 21 days ago is correct, there are no known hazards except the tide changes. There were small children and adults playing in the water... More
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