Beach Life

Tricolored Heron in the water

How to Bird Watch at Marco Island Beaches

Introduction to Bird Watching in Florida  If ornithology is your thing, then there is no better place to birdwatch than here in sunny Florida. Ornithology has been popular here since the 1770s when William Bartram began cataloging wildlife in Florida.... Read more

A Guide to Boating on Marco Island

Boating is a staple of life in Marco Island. Whether you are a newcomer to boating or got your sea legs a long time ago, it is something you ought to do while staying in one of the beautiful Marco... Read more

When and Where to See a Manatee in Marco Island

Dreaming of white sandy beaches, tropical climate, and romantic sunsets? Look no further than Marco Island, an oasis located at the southern tip of Southwest Florida, only 15 miles south of Naples. The island is flanked by miles of palm... Read more

view of people parasailing in Marco Island

How to Prepare for a Parasailing Adventure

Parasailing is a blast. You soar in the sky, over the water, with not a care in the world and the breeze blowing through your hair. It’s a great feeling and one of the most popular water activities on Marco... Read more

Walk way through the Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park

6 Amazing Marco Island Land Tours

Take a break from the water for an afternoon and think outside the box. When it comes to adventures on Marco Island, most people turn their attention to the inviting Gulf waters. And while we don’t blame them, there are... Read more

There’s a perfect spot to fish near every one of our Marco Island vacation rentals. No matter your skill level, the fishing in Marco Island is enjoyable for all

A Fisherman’s Guide to the Perfect Weekend on Marco Island

Marco Island is a picturesque vacation spot full of fun in the sun. From the clean beaches to the fresh seafood and the most unique shopping, this destination is perfect for a family getaway. One of the main attractions drawing... Read more

South Beach in Marco Island has every substantial feature you could ask for: rolling dunes, sprawling white sands, glorious gulf views, and more.

You’ll Love the Paradise of South Beach

If you stand out on the beaches of Marco Island and scan the coast, you are certain to see a row of glorious vacation rentals right on the beach. Docks to the water, elegant cottages, and open white sandy beaches... Read more

How to Find the Best Seashells on Marco Island

Seashells. These cute, fascinating, magical objects from the sea attract beachcombers near and far to the shores of Marco Island. Seashells populate seemingly every square inch of Marco Island’s sandy white beaches. When barefoot, you can’t walk far on the... Read more

Meet the dolphin whisperer of Marco Island,.

Meet The Amazing Dolphin Whisperer Of Marco Island

Marco Island is all about the beaches and the “water life.” Whether admiring from afar or exploring the waters directly looking for local wildlife, few places are covered in amazing natural sights against the backdrop of the Gulf of Mexico’s... Read more

How to Take Breathtaking Instagram Beach Photos || Marco Island || Clausen Properties

How to Take Breathtaking Instagram Beach Photos

Instagram is the ultimate place for picture lovers. This photo sharing app has reinvented the art of the “selfie,” raising the bar higher and higher. Selfie sticks are everywhere. We are glued to our phones, trying to get the caption... Read more