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 →
Cape Coral consists of over 138,000 pre-platted lots. Most are 80 x 125 as a standard size. Some 120 x 125 triple lot sites exist as well. Jack and Leonard Rosen launched the city in 1957 when the brothers bought Redfish point and formed Gulf America Land Corporation. Some of the largest earth movers in the world were brought in to dig the 400 miles of navigable canals. They had to do this…..as it stood the land mass was a saltwater marsh, so they needed the excavated dirt for fill, to bring up the elevations needed for home-sites and roads. The very low areas were dredged to form lakes or the super wide 200 ft canals. A popular book about the Rosen’s and their “grand” land marketing plan was aptly called…”The Lies that came True”. The city was incorporated in 1970. …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 →