If you want a quiet breakaway with access to a lovely beach then Little Gasparilla Island is the perfect choice for you. A holiday rental home on Little Gasparilla Island will put you just steps from the beach. Enjoy beautiful views and relax to the sounds of the ocean. You will feel right at home in your beach rental on Little Gasparilla Island.
For those on holiday to Little Gasparilla Island the beach provides the backdrop for most of the activities. Whilst not a private beach, you will find that there are no large crowds like on some other Florida beaches. Enjoy swimming, wind surfing, snorkelling, paddle boarding and tubing. Boat rentals are available as are deep sea fishing excursions. These excursions are led by guides who know the area very well. These excursions provide you with the best chance of making a big catch. Rent a golf cart for a fun way to explore Little Gasparilla Island.
There are not many attractions on Little Gasparilla Island and, for many visitors, that is part of the charm. Without even a bridge connecting the island to the mainland, there are no crowds and no people coming and going. Instead, one of the biggest attractions on the island is the peace. You can participate in a dolphin watch for the chance to see these lovely creatures frolicking in their natural environment. You may even see sea turtles laying their eggs in the sand.
The weather on Little Gasparilla Island is one of the best reasons to visit. There are some variations in the temperatures based on the season, but it is typically warm and pleasant. During the winter, the average low temperatures are between 11° and 16° C and the average highs are 24° to 27° C. In the spring, the average lows are 16° to 19° C and the average highs are 29° to 32° C. The summer average low temperatures are 22° to 23° C and the summer highs are 32° to 33° C. There is between 4.5 and 109 cm of rain per month.
The nearest airport to Little Gasparilla Island is Sarasota Airport (SRQ), located about an hour away. Another option is Ft. Myers Airport (RSW), which is a bit further afield. To reach Little Gasparilla Island you will need to take a water taxi to the island. The water taxis run all day, but it is best to reserve a spot a day ahead.