Southwest Florida offers a number of waterfront properties, but Cape Marco delivers a new level of luxury on Marco Island. This exclusive, guard-gated community sits right on the southern tip of the island, with 30 acres of beachfront property to explore and enjoy.
All of the condos of Cape Marco offer sensational views of the surrounding area, including sweeping views overlooking the beach, Caxambas Pass and the Ten Thousand Islands. In addition, you’ll find views of the sparking Gul... Read More
A little over a half-century ago, about half of Marco Island was still swampland and remarkably undeveloped. At that time only a few hundred people called Marco Island home.
That’s when the Mackle brothers, the same developers behind countless other Florida communities, discovered the possibilities existing on Marco Island and hatched a bold plan to dredge channels and build thousands of residential units. They also initiated plans to build resort hotels, apartments and business dist... Read More
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Not only is Marco Island a great place to live and visit, but it also holds the distinction of being one of the safest places in the state. Marco Island just ranked near the top of the list when it comes to Florida’s safest cities.
According to the website alarms.org, Marco Island is the third safest city in the Sunshine State. The website is run by the National Council for Home Safety and Security, a national trade association for companies and groups involved in t... Read More
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As much of Southwest Florida continues to attract the attention of developers, one tiny fishing village remains just as laid back and unassuming as it has for generations. Home to only about 200 residents, Goodland sits on the southeast corner of popular Marco Island.
Virtually isolated until the late 1930s, developers starting eyeing Goodland about a decade later. Despite their grand plans for building in the area, major development never materialized in G... Read More
From its size and location to its offerings, Marco Island is definitely unique. It all starts with its design.
1. The two sides of the island
Marco Island is essentially a small man-made island. It’s possible to walk or ride your bike to many locations. The island is made up of a north side and a south side. Both allow residents to easily get out on the water. The south side of the island is made up of some smaller islands, while the north side offers more marinas and restaurants t... Read More