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Tigertail Beach - Sun & Fun in Marco Island

Activities Beaches Marco Island

1.9 Miles from the Marco Island Terminal - 6 min. drive

 430 Hernando Dr, Marco Island, FL 34145


Tigertail Beach, Marco Island

Nestled on the picturesque shores of Marco Island, Florida, lies a true hidden gem waiting to be discovered by beach enthusiasts and nature lovers alike. Welcome to Tigertail Beach, a pristine coastal oasis renowned for its natural beauty, abundant wildlife, and endless opportunities for adventure.

A Coastal Wonderland

Tigertail Beach captivates visitors with its unspoiled landscapes and diverse ecosystems. From sweeping stretches of sugar-white sand to lush mangrove forests and tidal lagoons, this beach offers a captivating blend of natural wonders.

Wildlife Encounters

One of the most enchanting aspects of Tigertail Beach is its rich biodiversity. Birdwatchers will delight in the opportunity to spot a variety of avian species, including herons, egrets, ospreys, and bald eagles, among others. Keep an eye out for playful dolphins frolicking in the surf or nesting sea turtles making their way to shore during the nesting season.

Adventure Awaits

Tigertail Beach is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a plethora of recreational activities to suit every interest and skill level.

Kayaking and Paddleboarding:

Explore the tranquil waters of the lagoon on a kayak or paddleboard, gliding past mangrove-lined shores and hidden coves teeming with life.

Nature Trails:

Embark on a scenic hike along the Tigertail Beach Nature Trail, winding through pristine coastal habitats and offering glimpses of native flora and fauna along the way.


With its pristine sands and gentle waves, Tigertail Beach is a paradise for shell seekers. Spend hours combing the shoreline in search of colorful seashells and other treasures washed ashore by the tide.

Picnicking and Relaxation:

Pack a picnic and unwind in the shade of a swaying palm tree, or simply bask in the warm Florida sun while soaking in the tranquil atmosphere of this coastal paradise.

Conservation and Education

Tigertail Beach is more than just a recreational destination; it's also a valuable educational resource and a hub for conservation efforts. Visitors can learn about the importance of coastal ecosystems and the need to protect and preserve these fragile habitats for future generations.

Planning Your Visit

Tigertail Beach is open year-round and offers ample parking, restroom facilities, and picnic areas for visitors' convenience. Be sure to bring sunscreen, water, and a sense of adventure as you embark on your Tigertail Beach experience.

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