Englewood Beach is an unincorporated town just west of Port Charlotte. Located on Manasota Key, the area is well known for its wide expanse of beachfront with a boardwalk. It is described as a Caribbean vacation without the hassle of leaving the states! The highlight of the town is the revitalized Downtown area which has some charming shops, restaurants and galleries. A vacation home in Englewood Beach overlooking Lemon Bay is the perfect place to relax and recharge the batteries. Wake up in paradise and enjoy the fresh sea air and stunning views.
There is nowhere prettier than Englewood Beach for enjoying some of the spectacular sunsets which the Gulf Coast of Florida is famous for. Sit at a bar with a long, cool drink or pour a glass of wine and sit on the beachfront.
The best way to enjoy the local pace of life along Manasota Key is by bicycle. There are plenty of places which hire bicycles and you can get a great suntan as you peddle around the area. Beaches
Most people come to Englewood Beach for the sandy beaches nearby. Relax in the sunshine, cool off in the clear gulf waters or be more energetic and try some of the local watersports. If you are lucky you will see dolphins swimming by.
This 3000 acre alligator creek is within easy reach from your Englewood Beach vacation home. There are miles of nature trails to enjoy with bird hides and nature spotting locations as well as the informative Visitor Centre.
Not just for fishermen, this unique collection of 33 specialty shops and restaurants lines the marina just across Charlotte Harbor. The Military Heritage Museum can also be found here.
Located on nearby Pine Island at Fort Myers, this interesting museum has a large wall mural which depicts a typical Native Indian Calusa village. Archaeologist Frank Cushing made some outstanding discoveries of Calusa art, pottery and shell tools in the area which now make up many of the fascinating museum artifacts along with an interesting shell collection.
Englewood Beach enjoys some of the best Florida weather with hot summers and mild sunny winters making it very popular with visitors almost all year round. Winters are dry with average daytime temperatures around 25°C (77°F) while July and August it is a hot and humid 33°C (92°F).
The Southwest Florida International Airport at Fort Myers is the nearest airport to your vacation home in Englewood beach. It is 47 miles away and has regular daily flights both nationally and internationally.