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The 8 Best Marco Island Resorts For A Floridian Getaway

Last Updated 24 Jan 2023 by Fiona Perisone

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You’ll love coming back to Sunset Cove Resort. Full of space and little luxuries, this resort makes excellent accommodations for any traveler. You can make the most of your trip by taking advantage of the many enjoyable activities available as well as the stunning beach sunset.

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Most Luxury

If you want to experience first-class relaxation and getaway, check out JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort. Endless opportunities for relaxation and entertainment are available to you, as well as exceptional rooms and suites. It's the perfect destination for a work trip, family holiday, or romantic break.

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Best All Suites Hotel

Marco Beach Vacation Suites is another exceptional resort in Marco Island. The resort offers coast-inspired suites so you can experience island life. Enjoy the lovely beach, excellent service, and peaceful environment!

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Marco Island— the largest of South Florida's Ten Thousand Islands— makes an excellent getaway for any traveler. The tiny, sun-soaked island is home to some of the world's most beautiful beaches, offering endless opportunities for swimming, water sports, sea shell hunting, and sunset chasing. Close to Naples and the Florida Everglades, Marco Island is a popular spot for migratory bird watching too.


To help you plan your trip, we've highlighted eight of the best Marco Island resorts and hotels below. We've included options that are honeymoon-worthy, family-friendly, wheelchair-accessible, and budget-conscious, these eight beach resorts ensure every visitor has an unforgettable stay.

The 8 Best Marco Island Hotels and Resorts

An important note before you begin browsing: many Marco Island resorts require a vacation club membership or charge an extra fee. While these chain hotels are typically a bit more expensive than local lodgings, they offer better amenities and exclusive access to other resorts worldwide.


When it comes to dining, many resorts in Marco Island feature fully-equipped kitchens, on-site restaurants, and outdoor BBQ areas. Head to a local seafood shop to snag the catch of the day just in time for dinner.

Holiday Inn Club Vacations Sunset Cove Resort

Best Overall

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Game Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bicycle Rental
Overall Rating: 
4.5/5 stars

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The Signature Collection at the Sunset Cove Resort (part of the Holiday Inn Vacation Club) makes excellent accommodations for any traveler. Each condo-style hotel suite boasts three bedrooms, a private balcony, in-unit laundry, and a fully-equipped kitchen. While there's free high-speed internet in every room, you'll be happy to leave the world behind as you unwind.


Guests at the Sunset Cove Resort enjoy access to a fitness center, an outdoor dining area, and a zero-entry pool with spectacular views of the surrounding bay. Up for an outing? Kayak through Rookery Bay, take an airboat tour through the Everglades wetlands or head to Tigertail Beach for swimming and sea shell hunting. The resort offers bike rentals, airport and beach shuttles, and on-site parking for easy transportation around the island.


571 West Elkcam Circle, Marco Island, FL 34145

Pros:

  • On-site stores sell golf and beach clothes
  • Apartments and studios with kitchens and patios
  • Freebies like Wi-Fi, parking, and shuttle around resort
  • Friendly and helpful staff

Cons:

  • No daily housekeeping (except for a fee)
  • Unexpected fees for inner tubes, mini-golf, and some waterslides

JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort

Most Luxury

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Children Activities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Overall Rating: 
4.5/5 stars

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The JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort is conveniently located along a three-mile stretch of private beach, ensuring exceptional sunset views and endless opportunities for relaxation and entertainment. With a fitness center and twelve tasty restaurants located on-site, it's a favorite of foodies and fitness fanatics alike. Whether visiting for business or pleasure, guests can unwind at the hotel spa, join a group recreation activity, answer video calls from the business center, or perfect their swing at one of two championship golf courses nearby.


Guests over 21 are invited to escape at Paradise by Sirene, an adults-only haven with just 94 Balinese-inspired guest rooms and suites. With your 'Friends of Sirene' bracelet, you'll enjoy access to a private rooftop pool area with a sun deck and dining area. The hotel's beach attendants and vacation planners are more than happy to help curate your itinerary, finalize your dinner plans, or refill your drink.


400 South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145

Pros:

  • Located on a large stretch of white sand beach
  • Numerous dining options and bars on-site
  • Kids' camp (for a fee) and game room
  • Shuttle access to private 18-hole golf course

Cons:

  • Daily resort fee
  • Extra charge to use the spa pool without booking a treatment

Marco Beach Vacation Suites

Best all Suites hotel

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Overall Rating: 
4/5 stars

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Once you check in at the Marco Beach Vacation Suites, you'll never want to check out! Located on the Southwest side of the island, your room is only steps away from the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Guests can unwind, drink in hand, on a lounge chair next to the outdoor pool, or on a beach chair reserved for you on the hotel's private stretch of beach.


The Marcos Beach Vacation Suites offers both one and two-bedroom accommodations, including a one-bedroom executive suite designed with business trips in mind. A fully-furnished kitchen, coastal-inspired decor, and a screened lanai make each room feel like home. Bring your swimsuit and some sunblock, and leave all your worries behind! The friendly staff and pristine location of the Marco Beach Vacation Suites will truly put your mind at ease.


901 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145

Pros:

  • Excellent service 
  • Only a minute walk to the beach through a private access
  • Very clean and well-maintained
  • Peaceful and quiet

Cons:

  • Units and furniture need some updating
  • Pool closes at 9 or 10 pm

Marriott's Crystal Shores on Marco Island

Best With A View

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Recreation Area
  • Indoor Play Area For Children
  • Restaurant
  • Poolside Bar
Overall Rating: 
4.5/5 stars

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Discover the magic of Marco Island at Marriott's Crystal Shores. Located at the very tip of Southwest Florida, it provides a picturesque escape within a short drive of Naples. The vacation club's upscale residences are housed within four waterfront towers, each with expansive swimming pools, open-air lobbies, and direct access to three miles of pristine beach— so be sure to pack your swimsuit!


At Marriott's Crystal Shores, guests enjoy numerous on-site amenities, including a fitness center, paddleboard rentals, complimentary WiFi, and a children's Activity Center. Start the day with a beachside breakfast at the Stilts Beachside Bar & Grill before heading to The Spa by JW® for a massage, body scrub, or facial treatment. Once you've rounded out your day of relaxation with an afternoon at the beach, return to the Pizza Cucina restaurant located inside Marriott's Crystal Shores to savor artisanal, handcrafted pizzas and refreshing cocktails.


600 South Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145

Pros:

  • Great location
  • The beach offers a variety of activities
  • Very accommodating personnel
  • Clean and well kept

Cons:

  • Noisy games and music most afternoons and most evenings

Hilton's Club Regency of Marco Island

Best For Families

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Beach
  • Tennis Court
  • Free Parking
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Overall Rating: 
4.5/5 stars

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Hilton's Club Regency is undoubtedly one of the best resorts in Marco Island for families traveling with kids. Located on Florida's Gulf Coast, the sprawling grounds feature a private pool, sports courts, beach access, and outdoor spaces for BBQing and yard games. Just minutes away from numerous historic sites and excursions, Hilton's Club Regency is the perfect place to call your home-away-from-home during your stay in the Sunshine State!


When it comes to accommodations, the beachside timeshare resort offers spacious two-bedroom suites that can host up to six guests. Each room features a fully-equipped kitchen and a screened lanais, should you not want to make the trek to one of the numerous restaurants nearby. With a golf course, shopping area, and miles of beach to explore, you'll be glad you booked an extra day or two at this Hilton Marco Island resort.


500 South Collier Blvd., Marco Island, FL 34145

Pros:

  • Small and cozy
  • Generous size screened patio with plenty of seating
  • Clean and well-maintained
  • The beach is a short walk from the condos

Cons:

  • No dining but there are plenty of restaurants nearby 

Olde Marco Island Inn and Suites

Best Value

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Salon
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Fishing
  • Airport Transportation
Overall Rating: 
4.5/5 stars

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The Olde Marco Island Inn and Suites bring the charm of "old Florida" to modern suites and amenities. Tucked on the quiet North End of the island, it's far away from the hustle and bustle of the main stretch (without being too far away from Naples and the Southwest Florida International Airport). It's the perfect home base for those looking to enjoy everything the area has to offer while avoiding resort charges and unnecessary fees.


Property amenities include a heated pool and hot tub, award-winning gardens, and access to the nearby Marco Fitness Club. While every room comes equipped with a full kitchen (that can be stocked with your Publix grocery order upon arrival), you'll be hard-pressed not to eat at the French Bistro Soleil each night. Searching for something fun to do during your stay? The hotel's friendly staff will happily share their favorite local beach, Everglades excursion, or hole at the golf course close by.


100 Palm Street, Marco Island, FL, 34145

Pros:

  • Spacious two-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens and screened lanais
  • Choice of on-site eateries and retail outlets
  • Barbecue facilities and open-air dining area
  • Accommodating and refreshing inn

Cons:

  • No spa or fitness facilities
  • Condo interiors can be inconsistent in quality and style

Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa

Best full service resort

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Baby Sitting
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Overall Rating: 
4/5 stars

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The Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort and Spa is our pick for the best accessible hotel in Marco Island. Guests with limited mobility and special requirements are cared for in every way, whether it's a service animal-friendly suite or van-accessible parking. Its lengthy list of accessible amenities includes a business center, exercise facility, meeting rooms, hotel restaurant, spa, and swimming pool.


Located directly on the beach, The Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort offers unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico from the sun deck, heated outdoor pool, and spacious rooms. Between trips to the private beach, head to the spa on-site for a massage, facial, or body wrap in one of ten private treatment rooms. The resort offers an array of water sports and sightseeing tours for those seeking more of a thrill.


560 S Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145

Pros:

  • Located on a great stretch of white-sand beach
  • Excellent customer service
  • Plenty of options of restaurants nearby
  • Clean and quiet

Cons:

  • Slow solutions to problems or issues
  • Restaurant and bar are a little pricey

Marco Beach Ocean Resort

Most Budget Friendly

Available Amenities:

  • Wifi
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Beach
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Overall Rating: 
4.5/5 stars

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The Marco Beach Ocean Resort is a collection of beachside condos with spacious living rooms, one to two-bedrooms, fully-equipped kitchens, and private balconies with sweeping ocean views. Complimentary amenities include valet service, beach chairs, umbrella rentals, WiFi, and access to a 5th-floor rooftop pool and hot tub. With so much to enjoy, there's nothing wrong with sleeping in and spending a leisurely day at the hotel.


When you stay at the Marco Beach Ocean Resort, you're only a minute's walk away from restaurants, bars, and shopping along Collier Blvd. You are also about a mile from Marco Island Historical Museum and a beach park. Plus, you're just a drive away from golf courses, tennis courts, kayaking trips, and boat rides through the awe-inspiring Everglades. With all of South Florida at your fingertips, it's only a matter of time before you book another trip to the Marco Beach Ocean Resort.


480 South Collier Blvd, Marco Island, FL 34145 

Pros:

  • Great views and cozy location
  • Courteous and helpful staff
  • Suites are spacious and comfortable
  • Clean and well-maintained

Cons:

  • Might not be a great place for children
  • Not a full service resort

About the Author

Fiona is a veteran travel consultant, photographer and travel writer. Her many years of experience providing elevated customer experiences and trip planning had her traveling the world from her computer. She has spent many years as a corporate travel consultant and decided to actually live the life rather than plan it for others!

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