One of the most luxurious barrier islands located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. Just a short drive from busy 5th avenue and downtown Naples, Marco Island gives you the feeling of a true tropical paradise. A fully sustained community on it's own, the island is home to some of the most stunning luxury beach homes and oceanfront condos anywhere in the world. The forever views at Hideaway Beach with pristine white sand beaches, are a must have for anyone lucky enough and able to afford such opulence. The lagoon style beachfront opportunities are abundant and gated residences provide a very high level of privacy. Marco Island is home to waterfront estates with privately owned docks, providing owners just a minutes boat ride out into the Gulf of Mexico. The sunsets that will leave the pickiest buyer mesmerized. Considered as part of Florida's Ten Thousand Islands, Marco Island is the only developed land in the area.
Real estate on Marco island has become highly sought after not just recently but over the last several years. It has also been a playground for the North's richest families and other well to do business owners, executives, and retirees. Second homeowners have become accustomed to calling " Marco" their home away from home. Approximately 250 properties can be perused throughout at any given time in the Marco Island MLS flex system. This includes single family homes, condominiums, and even a few vacant lot opportunities. Beach Drive and Royal Marco Way are home to typically the highest priced listings on Marco Island. These comprise mostly of super luxurious high rise penthouses or ultra luxury beach homes ranging in price from $5 to $20 Million. Although you can certainly purchase a home for under $1 million on Marco Island, it is getting much harder to find one situated directly waterfront. Luxury condos are a fantastic option on the island as they allow for added security and sweeping blue ocean views.
Search for rare beach shells in the morning and join up with a group of friends in the afternoon for a round of oceanside golf. The Hilton on Marco Island is a world sought destination. Just 18 short miles south of Naples and located at the Northernmost tip of Ten Thousand Islands, Marco Island is considered special in the sense that privacy and security are considered to be at a super high level. Many Canadians and Northern visitors including the midwest, call Marco their favorite place to escape in the south. Sophistication, coupled with an exotic beach island feel, this southwest Florida gem offers fine dining, tennis, and superb fishing expeditions. 80% of the residences comprise Marco Island's water access homes, all due to the incredibly well thought out waterways on which it was built. Six miles of beach, 24 square miles, and 100 miles of waterway development, the Mackle brothers (Elliot, Robert, and Frank, Jr.) certainly knew what they were doing when they purchased Marco Island for $7 Million. All completed through their Deltona Corporation.