They offer four separate screens and you can enjoy anything from a cold beer to a full meal while watching the movie. Call 642- 1111 for schedule. DAY 4 - it's Adventure Time! 10,000 Island Waverunner Adventure Marco Island Watersports ( 642- 2359/ 642- 3377/ 394- 4344) offer another wonderful way of enjoying the pristine waters that surround Marco Island: waverunner safaris which leave right from the beach and take you through the 10,000 islands. You'll see incredible scenery and wildlife along the way. Please note that there are age restrictions so ask about the requirements when you make your booking. Capt. Ron's Awesome Everglades Adventures ( 777- 9975) also offer 2 and 3 hour guided waverunner excursions to the 10,000 islands leaving from the Caxambas boat ramp. If you prefer to go it alone you could rent a wave runner from Splittin Waves, 239- 970- 2215. Or why not learn to Waterski or Wakeboard with waterski professional Captain Dustin Beatty, of Waterski & Wakeboard Charters? 825- 7015. Or how about a high performance thrill ride on Palm Breeze Charters' Cigarette boat? 206- 0909. Rent a Bike/ Scooter/ Surry/ Electric Car Renting a bike or scooter from Scootertown's new location at 1095 Bald Eagle is a fun way to get around Marco Island. They also offer rental tandems, beach strollers and wheelchairs, skates and surries and are introducing guided bike tours - call 394- 8400. Electric Gem cars and scooters are also available at Gem and ZKScooters, 9 Front Street, 682- 3389. Marco Movies After all that fresh air you'll be ready to kick back and watch a good movie at Marco's unique movie theater. Entertainment Bistro Soleil Capri Fish House Casa Mia, Chefs' Express Dj Night at Da Vinci's La Casita, Marco Town Center Mall, Nacho Mama's Off the Hook Comedy Club Sasso's, Snook Inn The Esplanade Breakfast Anyone? All week.... Chefs' Express Hoots The Pub at La Casita The Sand Bar Susie's Diner Sunday brunch.... Capri Fish House Casa Mia Seven Days of Fun in the Sun, continued from page 53 DAY 5 - Shopping, Spa & Boating Shopping! We're only a small island, but Marco has lots of great one- of- a- kind stores and we have everything covered right here on the island. Our main shopping centers are the Esplanade, Island Plaza, Marco Town Center Mall, Marco Walk, Olde Marco and the Shops of Marco, and there are also many other smaller malls and stand alone stores dotted around the island like Sunsations and Sunshine Booksellers on S. Collier Blvd. See our easy to follow map on page 132 or our website at www. marcoreview. com, where we list our advertisers by category to help you fi nd exactly what you're looking for. A Day at the Spa Fresh salt air and sunshine can play havoc with your skin and hair, so why not pamper yourself with a lux-urious day at one of Marco's fabulous beauty salons/ spas? We recommend: Angel Nails & Spa; 642- 303, The Spa, HIlton Marco Island, 642- 2144, Mailees Spa & Nails; 394- 8339, Marco Nail Spa; 389- 5259, Salon & Spa Botanica; 394- 6633, and Skin Renewal Systems; 394- 1083. Rent Your Own Boat or Kayak If shopping or the spa is not for you, why not rent a boat or kayak now that you're feeling a little more at home in the area? Cedar Bay Yacht Club, 642- 6717, and Rose Marco River Marina, 394- 2502 both rent top quality boats. Try your hand at fi shing, tour the canals, or take a beach picnic with you to one of the gorgeous deserted islands close to Marco for some wonderful shelling. Kayaks are available for rent in Naples, and Isles of Capri ( call 239- 262- 6149 for details) Marco Island Princess Round off a great day with a trip on this beautiful 90' boat which offers sunset and din-ner cruises and leaves from Rose Marco River Marina daily ( 642- 5415).
Fun Family Restaurants Capri Fish House Capt. Brien's Cocomo's Nacho Mama's Sand Bar Snook Inn Sunset Grille DAY 6 - Nature & Naples Prime Outlets On your way to Naples you'll pass this strip mall of brand name factory stores which offers some great bargain shopping. A little further down 951 on the right you'll pass Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center which is a great place to learn about the fl ora & fauna of South West Florida. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary This is one of my favorite places in the whole world! The board- walk through ancient forest is alive with incredible wildlife. If you can, go on a sunny day because dappled sunlight fi ltering through the trees makes everything especially beautiful. Choose the long walk ( 2 ½ miles) or take a shortcut - either way it's amazing. Vegas- Style Gambling After all that exercise maybe you can try your luck at some hot gambling action at the all new Seminole Casino. There are all your favorite table games and over 1,100 Vegas- style slots as well as dining and entertainment. www. seminoleimmokaleecasino. com. 506 South First Street, Immokalee, 800- 218- 0007. Sight- Seeing in Naples From upmarket shopping areas like Fifth Avenue and Waterside to the seem-ingly endless sandy beach, there's lots to see and do and a great choice of fi ne restaurants in this up- market city. If you'd prefer not to walk, hop on Rainy Day Ideas..... Marco Movies, Cocomo's Kids' Game Room, The Sand Bar or Sunset Grille, Sweet Annie's Games Arcade The Museum at Olde Marco & at the Board of Realtors Collier County Museum, Naples Museum of Art, Manatee Sightseeing Tour, Seminole Casino Shell craft workshop Artist Colony, the Esplanade the Naples Trolley or try a 1 ½ hour guided tour of downtown Naples on a Segway Personal Transporter with Segway of Naples 239- 262- 7300. Another great way to see the sights of Naples is to set sail on Sweet Liberty, the area's largest sailing catamaran. www. sweetliberty. com 239- 793- 3525. Adventure Golf On the way back from Naples try a round or two of miniature golf at Coral Cay. It's fun for all ages. Don't forget to take their coupon on page 130. DAY 7 - A Fond Farewell A Final Walk on the Beach* End as you started, with a walk on Tigertail Beach. See page 66 for more details. Drive to the Everglades Now it's time to explore the Everglades on your own... The Collier- Seminole State Park is the fi rst attraction you'll come across as you join US 41 heading east. Then there's Port of the Islands, where you can take an eco boat tour, a Manatee Sightseeing trip or go fi shing. Just a few miles further on US 41 you'll pass Faka-hatchee Strand, a delightful boardwalk where you'll likely see baby alligators and wonderful birds. Stop by Everglades City to take a small airboat ride at Jungle Erv's ( 1- 877- 695- 2820), a kayak tour with Everglades Area Tours, 239- 695- 3633 or Saltwater Sports at Glades Haven, 239- 262- 6149. Break for lunch at Triad Seafood Café & Market, where you can enjoy all you can eat stone crabs overlooking the beautiful Gordon River, or stop by Camellia Street Grill for some southern hospitality. Then, if you follow the road a little further into Chokoloskee you can visit Ted Smallwood's Store, a fascinating old Indian trading post. And last, but not least, to see lots of alligators, take a walk on the short boardwalk at H. P. Williams and a drive along the dirt road there that takes you alongside a lovely canal w hich is always teaming with birds and alligators. Sunset Sail* Now we've saved one of the best ' til last... a romantic sun-set sail into the Gulf of Mexico either with Off the Hook Adventures ( 571- 4665), Cross Cruises ( 580- 8765) or Serenidad ( 272- 0939). The perfect ending to the perfect week!