The barrier island of Don Pedro Island is to be found in the south-west of Florida. Famed for its mangrove swamps and fine beaches, it is a destination growing in popularity with tourists from both the US and overseas. The best form of accommodation, is to take a holiday rental house in Don Pedro island, which will provide all the comforts of a home away from home. Individually furnished and styled by private owners, they offer the perfect base from which to enjoy this piece of paradise. As there is only one restaurant on the island, the fully fitted kitchen which comes as standard will be of practical use during a holiday in Don Pedro Island.
Due to its coastal location, a holiday rental house in Don Pedro Island is ideal for those people that like to spend time at the beach. A whole range of leisure activities are possible here, and these include swimming, snorkelling and fishing. Away from the beach, other possible activities in the surrounding area include tennis and even horse riding. It would be remiss not to mention golf, as Florida has a large number of well laid out courses, and this is also another popular pastime here.
Nature lovers will enjoy their holiday in Don Pedro Island, as it has an abundance of indigenous wildlife such as snakes, gopher turtles, ospreys and pelicans. These can be seen around the island itself, or by taking a trip to the nearby Don Pedro Island State Park which is only accessible by boat. The much larger Everglades National Park can be found further away to the south. On a different note, two attractions which are a little further away are the Florida Universal Studios Theme Parks and the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, all of which are worth visiting, especially if staying a the holiday rental house in Don Pedro Island with children.
Florida is well known for its excellent climate, and this means that it is entirely possible to enjoy a holiday in Don Pedro Island at any time of the year. With that in mind, though, a hurricane season runs from July through to November, and so most people will wish to avoid this. The rest of the year, the average daily high temperatures range between 24 and 28 degrees, and rainfall is less than 80mm per month.
The closest international airport to the self catering accommodation in Don Pedro island is to be found at Miami (MIA). It accepts flights from many cities from around the world, and holidaymakers from the UK may be interested in British Airways and Virgin Atlantic flights from London Heathrow (LHR). It is recommended that a rental car be used when on holiday in Don Pedro Island, and these can be collected from the airport.