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You may have finally decided that island life is for you, and if you’re moving to Marco Island, we can’t wait to show you all there is to see and do around town! From the iconic beaches to the exquisite homes, Marco Island is welcoming more and more families, part-time residents and vacationers each and every year, and for very good reason. Not only is this one of the most beautiful areas in all of Southwest Florida, Marco Island is the place to be for family activities, nightlife, relaxation and so much more. So when you’re moving to Marco, let us help you get settled in with our ultimate relocation guide.

Stunning Homes

One of the most important steps of your moving process will be to find a suitable home for yourself and your family. With so many options to choose from, you’ll be sure to find the perfect space, whether it’s in one of Marco Island’s prestigious gated communities or along the gorgeous white sand beaches. No matter if you’re looking for a home that’s already built or you’ve always wanted to design a home from the ground up, you have options. This is why it’s recommended to team up with a home builder with ties to the area, who has experience with building on the Island, so that your home meets all requirements and is designed in a way that maximizes your experience on the Island.

Top-Level Schools

Many families are concerned with relocating their children, especially when it comes to finding the best schools, and if you caught our last Marco Island blog post, you’ll find that Marco Island is home to a number of top-performing schools in the state. Not only do these schools have better student/teacher ratios compared to other schools in the area, students also perform well above the state averages in math and reading proficiency.

Awe-Inspiring Beaches

Moving to Marco Island means enjoying the exquisite sights and balmy weather everyday, as well as taking advantage of the legendary beaches. From the best shelling spots to the ultimate diving locations, Marco Island is home to tranquil breezes and serene waters all moments away from your doorstep. If you need a break unpacking, head to one of Marco’s amazing beaches for some sun therapy and relaxation.

Unbeatable Entertainment

Whether you’re newly retired or you’re looking to take the family out for a fun night, Marco Island has something to appeal to any age group. Enjoy a romantic date night at one of the fine dining establishments on the Island, or stroll around and browse through the many shops that line the streets. Other fun activities include:

Southwest Florida’s Best Kept Secret

The secret is out…Marco Island is the top place to be for families and vacationers alike, and with so many things to love about the Island, we don’t blame you for wanting to call it home. From the sophisticated homes to the brilliant beaches, grade A schools to all of the fun you can have in a day, Marco Island is truly special. When you’re relocating to the Island, get ready for a better way to embrace your Southwest Florida lifestyle.

Gulfstream Homes is excited to help you find or build the ideal home on Marco Island! Call (239) 259-8070 or visit to get started.

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