Helpful Websites

The Marco Review is a great place to learn about all things Marco Island and stay up to date on all current events and activities.
Stay in touch with all things Naples, Marco Island, and Everglades City on the Paradise Coast website. You can find useful info on events, beaches, and experiences unique to the paradise coast.
Collier County Museums also include Marco, Naples, and Everglades City, and you can take in all the historical knowledge of the area that you can handle!
Marco Island Civic Association has all the information regarding Residents Beach, exclusive to Marco residents. The Paradise Grill is open for breakfast & lunch as well. 
The Collier County Library System boasts an impressive number of branches on Marco Island, Naples, and even Everglades City. Renew your public beach sticker, study, or pick up a good old-fashioned book!
The City of Marco Island website offers excellent info on Marco Island, as well as a calendar of events that includes the farmer’s market, meetings, & recreation.
The Waldren Team has lived in Marco Island for over 30 years and has created a guide specific to all things Marco – restaurants, things to do, & more!
Collier Parks and Recreation has everything you need to know about local parks and beaches. Getting tired of the same park? Check the Parks and Rec site for more exciting ideas!
The Collier County Property Appraiser is your go-to destination for learning about the assessed value of your home (or future home) and for paying property taxes online.

Marco Island & Naples Questions

Marco Island is the largest of the 10,000 Islands, it measures 4 miles by 6 miles, equaling 24.66 square miles. Based on the table below, you can see that water makes up more than half of the Island’s area. 


 • Total24.66 sq mi (63.88 km2)
 • Land12.16 sq mi (31.49 km2)
 • Water12.51 sq mi (32.39 km2)

There are technically two answers – the year-round population of 16,521 and a fluctuating peak winter season population of ~40,000.

In addition to the many marinas on the Island, there are 100 miles of man-made canals giving leisurely & avid boaters access to a waterway right in their backyard. Many boat out to Keewaydin Island or take a day fishing in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. 

Marco Island invites vacationers and residents to enjoy the stunning beaches, the refreshing Gulf of Mexico, and the feeling of the soft quartz sand, cool between the toes. The shelling on our beaches is top-notch and there are various tour options for all shell lovers. It’s a one-of-a-kind paradise, right here in Florida. Wherever you are on the Island, you’re minutes away

The Greater Naples Area is approximately 2,000 square miles and includes many “sub-cities” that range from south of Port of the Isles to Park Shore. Technically, the City of Naples is around 16 square miles as it only includes the downtown area of Naples.

 The total population that lists Naples as the city on their postal address and who consider themselves residents is approximately 333,083. Generally, Naples includes most of the communities in Collier County (with the notable exceptions of Immokalee, Marco Island, Ave Maria, Everglades City, and a few others). 

Naples is a stylish community known for its sophisticated downtown, beautiful, white sand beaches, and many top-tier golf courses and communities. In addition, there are endless fine dining establishments, luxury shops, and cultural events. 

There are around 7 beautiful beaches spread across the coast of Naples including Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, Clam Pass Beach Park, Naples Pier, Vanderbilt Beach, North Gulfshore Boulevard Beach, Seagate Beach, and Lowdermilk Beach Park. There’s also a dog beach in Bonita called Bonita Beach Dog Park!