Originally named San Marco by the Spanish explorers, Marco Island is the largest of Florida’s Ten Thousand Islands. It is located in Collier county on the Gulf of Mexico and part of the Naples- Marco Island Metropolitan Area.
People are attracted to Marco Island because of its sunshine and beautiful beaches, relaxed and easy going lifestyle and all of the water and sun sports. It is surrounded by gorgeous uninhabited islands, bays, creeks and the Gulf of Mexico.
People describe it as enchanting and mystical. Though it's only four miles wide by six miles long, its restaurants will impress you, the beaches will amaze you and it’s 14,000 year round residents will make you feel welcome.
Many rich and famous people call Marco Island home. The homes for sale range from nice to spectacular. There is never an abundance of homes for sale in Marco Island because the size of the Island restricts growth. When you get an opportunity to buy Marco Island real estate, don't hesitate to long or your dream home will be gone. Marco Island homes have proven to be a great investment throughout the years.