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Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Essex is the ideal location to explore Marco Island. Just a short distance from the beautiful white sand beaches of Marco Island, it also offers outstanding fishing & boating, amazing seafood & breathtaking sunsets. An assortment of land & water activities make Marco Island the perfect year round escape. Enjoy swimming, boating, sunset cruises, waverunning, parasailing, jet skiing, tennis, biking, golfing or taking time out to relax in the sun. The Essex is located at the south end of Marco Island on famous Collier Boulevard, across the street from the Gulf of Mexico.

This south end of Marco Island also offers a fantastic area for walks and visits to Caxambas Park, where you can boat, kayak, canoe or just watch the dolphins. Beach chairs and towels are provided for your beach enjoyment.

This smoke-free Condo is a comfortable place to relax and take a true vacation. It is pleasantly furnished and is complete with TV, DVD, VCR, WiFi, washer, dryer and covered parking. Located on the 1st floor of this 5-story building provides easy access.

Keywords: Graciously appointed condominium only a stone's throw from South Marco Beach. Why stay in a hotel when you can enjoy all that Essex has to offer!

More Details

Jay Gravatt
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Marco Island in Collier County

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom features a comfortable queen bed., Twin or Single Beds (2) Guest suite features 2-twin beds., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Living area sofa coverts into queen size sofa bed
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Terrace ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Essex is located just a short walk away from the Marriott Resort, shops, movie theatre (where you can enjoy dinner and drinks while you watch the movie), ice cream parlor, Caxambas Park and great restaurants. This property also features a pool, social room, tennis and covered parking. Beautiful, affordable Essex!! It's all about LOCATION!! Perfect for a family vacation or a romatic get away for two. An unforgettable paradise where memories are made. Essex is set amid stunning subtropical beauty that is unique to Southwest Florida's Gulf Coast. Marco Island has been described as Magical, Mystical and Alluring for its sun-washed beaches and casual easy paced life style. It is a world-class resort destination surrounded by miles and miles of pristine, uninhabited islands, bays, creeks and the Gulf of Mexico. 4-miles wide by 6-miles long. Come and experience Essex and Marco Island.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We had a great time on Marco at the Essex!!! Looking forward to another great spring break in 2018!! Tracy from Wisconsin

  • Review Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was perfect for our family of four adults. The location was great to walk to the beach or the nearby shops and many restaurants. The pool and tennis court were nice features and all of the neighbors were very friendly. Marco Island is beautiful and we especially enjoyed taking long walks along Collier Blvd. We enjoyed the comedy show at Capt. Brien's Seafood restaurant and our meal at Snook Inn. If you want to see alligators (for free), drive to HP Williams park on rte 41 and then drive down the dirt road beside the park and look for alligators on the banks. Elisabeth, the rental agent, was very friendly and helpful. We definitely recommend staying here and can't wait to go back already!!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 31, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay very much for Easter week. Very close to beach. We went everyday, swam in the condo pool and played tennis a few times. We brought our 6 mo old who enjoyed the pool a ton. The condo was very well kept and quiet. If we come back to Marco Island, we will look to stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 16, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spring Break 2012

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5~ 2 adults and 3 kids enjoyed a wonderful week in Marco Island. The Essex was a perfect location for us. The best kept secret is the Sunset Grille across the street. We went there on our last night and loved it! The condo was very spacious and well appointed with about everything you could possibly need. There is a pool on the property, not very big, but works for a dip in the afternoon after a long day on the beach. Hopefully we will be able to come again...soon

  • Review Submitted: Mar 24, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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geneva, illinois

If Your Looking for a Fantastic Price Performer, with all the Amenities,The Essex is your Place

  • 5 of 5

Everything you read in the VRBO ad about this condo is true and accurate. A very nice unit located in a very nice property on the South end of Marco. All the residents we met there, owners and renters alike, were very friendly and most return year after year. We were looking for a place in Naples, when Sally of Jag Properties sold us on Marco. Incidentally, she is a fantastic person to deal with, very helpful and responsive. We had not been to Marco in 25 or so years, and really enoyed our stay, so much so, that we extended it for several days past our planned deparure.

The unit is a nice 2bed/2 bath condo on the first floor. It is very clean and everything was in good working order. I would guess about 1000 to 1100 sq. ft. Altho I usually prefer to be on a higher floor, the 1st floor at the Essex is about 1/2 story up overlooking a nicely landscapped front lawn. We spent most of our time in the unit on the screened lanai overlooking the front lawn..

What they say about real estate ...location, location, location, the Essex has it all.

The Beach access to the south is at Swallow Ave, just past two condo buildings to the south. Somewhere between .2 and .3 miles on a car odometer, which is not far at all and obviously much closer from Jag's unit at Essex South. Parking for non Collier County residents is $3 a day and is just East of Gene Sarazin park on the SE corner of Swallow and Collier if you have a lot of beach gear to carry. The Beach restaurant at the south Beach waterfront is very reasonable, the Sunset Grille in the Apollo Condo Bldg.

Beach access to the North is about the same walking distance away but to the Marriott Vacation Club at 600 S. Collier. The restaurant there is Stilts, slightly more expensive than the Sunset but a touch nicer. The Hilton is another block or so north and their deck is a great place to view the sunset. The Marriott main hotel is a little further north, but still in walking distance.

The Hilton has a restaurant with a moderately priced menu. Across from the Hilton, on the corner of Collier and Winterberry are a cluster of 4 or 5 restaurants including Sasso's with entertainment nightly. There is an interesting SMALL movie theater that serves food as well. And, something that I found unique to Marco, several restaurants, like CJs on the Bay, will take care of your taxi fare if you have dinner there. We truly enjoyed our stay at the Essex, you will to.

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Louis, Missouri

Very satisfied!

  • 5 of 5

The owner couldn't have been more helpful. The condo was not extravagant but nice. It had all the amenities that we needed. This unit didn't have a view of the ocean. It was less than a 5 min walk to the beach. Of course Marco is beautiful and the restaurants are great. Be sure to take advantage of the awesome sunsets on the beach!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 6, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Restaurant
0.62 Miles
Sunset Grille in the Apollo Condominiums
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Residents Beach

While visiting Marco Island, you can enjoy the dazzling sunshine with a guided wave runner adventure into The Everglades, and 10,000 Islands. Charter a family friendly fishing boat or sail on a catamaran and explore the natural beauty of the Gulf of Mexico. To the north is the Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and its Briggs Memorial Nature Center. To the south lies over 70 coastal miles of fly fishing heaven inhabited only by the tiny fishing villages. Included in this southerly stretch is Collier-Seminole State Park, the 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge, Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Big Cypress National Preserve and the 5,000 square mile Everglades National Park. The restaurants will delight your taste buds with fresh seafood and wonderful island creations. If you are looking for a day of golf, you've come to the right place. World class golf just minutes away. Kick off your shoes & explore paradise.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Marco Island, Florida

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
In Season
1 Nov 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Off season
1 May 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £115.95
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Tax Rate 10.0%

Property also requires a damage insurance fee of $59 and a cleaning fee of $125.

Security deposit is required to hold property until lease is signed. Credit Card or check to home office per lease instructions.

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