Tigertail Beach, Marco Island

#1 of 18 in Parks in Marco Island
Beach · Nature / Park
With 79 acres (32 ha) of unoccupied white sandy beaches, Tigertail Beach sits alongside a tidal lagoon. The beach hosts water sports galore, and you can rent paddleboards and kayaks by the hour. Considered one of the best all-around bird watching spots in southwest Florida, the beach is a critical habitat for migrating and indigenous birds, including herons, pelicans, and egrets. Deck chairs and tiger-striped cabanas are available to rent for the day. Families will appreciate the playground and cafe on site. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Tigertail Beach and many more Marco Island attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Marco Island day trip planner.
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  • Tigertail Beach is gorgeous - uncrowded, powdery sand and incredible shelling. I’ve never seen so many sand dollars. If you arrive by car, there is parking for $8. Enter the lot and go as far left as....  more »
  • Almost didn’t make a stop at this beach while on Marco Island because of some of the reviews but decided to give it a go. Stayed on the island overnight because we had booked a shelling boat tour...  more »
  • Great for shelling but a very long walk to the beach from parking lot
  • In order to get to the actual beach you need to walk mile and a half from the parking. Once you get there is really nice but then you start thinking about all that walk to go back home.

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