Shhh……..quiet……Don’t say a word to anyone about this destination pick!
One of the best kept secrets in our boating area is Cayo Costa Island. You can dig your bare toes into the white sands and never be distracted by high rise buildings, fancy restaurants and food vendors, or large crowds of beach goers. Plus you will enjoy some of the best beach sand in all of SW Florida.…continue →
Situated in the southern tip of SW Cape Coral is a stunning private gated enclave called Tarpon Point. Its touted to be a masterpiece of resort style living. Tarpon Landings is composed of 3 tower condominium complexes each with 12 floors. There is a 2 story parking garage for both residence’s as well as guests. Single family estate homes dot the perimeter of Tarpon Point. Along side of the developments is Marina Village………..the center of all the action.
Situated in SW Cape Coral, this premier location truely represents a boaters paradise for a waterfront lifestyle. The development is comprised of 3 magnificant condominium towers, coach homes, promenade, boutiques, elegant dining as well as casual fare, art galleries, gourmet markets…………and of course tons of free public boat dockage for a perfect day trip.
Plan your day trip to this SW Florida destination. …continue →
Gunkholing is an earthy term for meandering cruises in the back waters and off the main channels. For us that have the fortune of living in SW Florida, gunkholing offers a relaxed way to explore the out of the way places along our barrier islands.
We are blessed with Gasparilla…Cayo Costa…Upper Captiva…Captiva…Sanibel…Estero islands as our chain of barrier islands that dot the coastline of Lee County. Each offers a unique attraction for gunkholers who set out to see new and secluded areas of our paradise. The spots that I will be talking about are for shallow water boats as well as large deep draft trawlers. …continue →
Being a peninsula, and surrounded by water on 3 sides, Florida offers a variety of boating adventures. The Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic each offer very different kinds of boating and fishing fun. On the Atlantic side of the state for example, the entrances to the Intercoastal waterway are called “Inlets”. On the Gulf coast they are called “Passes”.
SW Florida is a boaters paradise! From Tampa boating south we have our barrier islands that buffer the winds and waves of the warm Gulf waters. Right here in Lee County we have 5 barrier islands, with the most famous ones being Sanibel and Captiva. All of our barrier islands offer protected anchorages for transient boaters, as well as perfect spots to find the fish.
If “anchoring out” is not your thing, several of the islands offer full service marina’s with well equipped showers and ships stores. Here is a list of my personal favorites: …continue →