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Today we had a lovely stroll around Tiger Tail Beach looking at the wild life, one of the first... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wesley N
Kingswinford, United Kingdom
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Love this beach!!! Be prepared to walk though. :)

If you are on the quest for the gorgeous shells and sand dollars that Tigertail always seems to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Marco Island, FL 34145

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we had a lovely stroll around Tiger Tail Beach looking at the wild life, one of the first things we saw was an Ospray tucking in to a fish it had just caught, we say gecko's, seagulls, pelicans, crows, dolphins, plenty of bugs, even...More

Thank Wesley N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are on the quest for the gorgeous shells and sand dollars that Tigertail always seems to offer then this is a fantastic stop anytime of year. We've been at least 10 times now and have never been disappointed. This last time I actually...More

2  Thank wildcatsu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, beach is unique and there is more to do than just swim.they have a cafe and food is not overpriced

Thank smartinez00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had read numerous reviews about how gorgeous this was and only a "short wade" across the lagoon...yikes...there is one tiny sign pointing the way and the bottom is full of sludge so defined recommend water shoes. I had 4 kids with me 7-14 and...More

Thank Pklmhgaj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for a long walk to the surf. Rained a lot this week so bugs were out in full force. Wife and I were a little disappointed.

1  Thank lelgin69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I experienced a lot of terrible weather on our trip but we ended up making it to Tigertail Beach on our last day! Tony was the man and kept me informed on the tides. He made our last adventure before our flight...More

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not crowded at all, tons of conch shells, and many others; soft sand, crystal turquoise water, absolutely beautiful!!

Thank kcscasemanagement
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are all sorts of family entertaining products to rent here with free picnic areas and an observation tower. To get to the beach you can wade across a 30-yard body of water about waist deep to get to the spit of land that is...More

1  Thank Rita A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid for parking pass ,Beautiful beach spent day there , walked to Hilton hotel for lunch and drinks. Pure white sand ,warm water .... Went for happy hour and watched sunset every night ....

Thank OhNoMikeyO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved Tigertail! Parking was $8 with no change given. The walk was a ways away to the beach but it was worth it. There are better shells towards the far end (right side) of the beach. Picture is a path to the beach.

Thank Sarah M
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Are dogs allowed?
4 March 2017|
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Response from Hollyxxoo | Reviewed this property |
We didn't see any either.
Tina C
What is the water in the lagoon like? I know my husband, son and are up for exploring, but my mom would enjoy renting a cabana and relaxing. Is this beach good for this?
25 February 2017|
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Response from d2016h | Reviewed this property |
The beach is decent and there is a snack bar and restrooms nearby so your mom might enjoy that. When we were there (2/18/17) the water was mucky in the lagoon and once you stepped in it was more mud than sand. So if your... More
Will be staying on Marco Island in March 21-20. A few questions about Tiger tail beach parking and lagoon crossing. Are you able to park before 8 am? We will have but would like to have a few all day beach excursion would like to drive in order bring our beach gear( chair, cooler ect..) The "crossing". I am not a big fan of walking in water above my waist. So I do have a reservation in crossing the lagoon. ( I have watched videos) But at the same time I would like to experience crossing the lagoon in order to get the full unique experience of our visit. So I have a few questions. Are their any dangers in crossing the lagoon. Is there any risk in crossing at dawn I have seen people say this water is murky with lots of fish therefore I do not know if there would be potential of sharks feeding,. I am not sure of the if the lagoon is open to the gulf. Also I am not not well versed in alligators or crocodiles so is this an area that this can be a concern? I realize that these may be silly questions but non the less I am asking lol...... I could not find any answers to these questions so perhaps these are no issues in the lagoon. How deep in the deepest part of the crossing my wife is 5' 4" so I would like to have an idea to give her a reference. What is the depth difference between low tide and high tide. As it appears low tide in in the early morning and high tide is about 2 pm. therefore I am guessing on the way back the water level will be higher. Any feedback would be appreciated. I realize you can walk around however I would like to overcome my reservation (fear) and cross the lagoon.
24 February 2017|
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Response from Polar_blanco | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I'm sorry, I don't get email notifications of questions! The person who answered 21 days ago is correct, there are no known hazards except the tide changes. There were small children and adults playing in the water... More