Anyone looking for a great holiday destination in the south east of the USA should try Port Boca Grande in Florida. Located by the Gulf of Mexico, this resort will provide so much fun for all holidaymakers with plenty of things to see and do here. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay here including self catering accommodation, condos, apartments, villas and B&Bs.
Port Boca Grande can be found on Gasparilla Island off the Gulf coast and here visitors can relax and sunbathe on some beautiful sandy beaches. The area is renowned for its excellent fishing but holidaymakers can also try other watersports such as sailing, swimming, snorkelling and jet skiing. Golfers will not have far to go either as there is an 18-hole course at Gasparilla Inn Golf Course. There are excellent coastal paths and parks for visitors to hike or cycle through and explore the impressive scenery. Holidaymakers will find many excellent restaurants and bars located in and around Boca Grande serving excellent food. In addition to this, self catering holidaymakers can purchase food and drinks from stores here.
Holidaymakers staying at Port Boca Grande will find many interesting places to visit in and around the area. For example there is the fascinating Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum, which is well worth a visit. Just over an hour away is the city of Fort Myers where tourists can visit the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, the waterfront entertainment district and Edison and Ford Winter Estates amongst other things. Other places well worth visiting are the Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park and Pine Island.
The weather is hottest in July and August with average temperatures of about 81 degrees Fahrenheit. The coldest time of the year is January when the average air temperature is 51 degrees Fahrenheit. July is also the wettest month with 8.8 inches of rainfall on average. October averages the lowest rainfall with approximately 2.9 inches.
Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers is approximately an hour and 40 minute’s drive from Port Boca Grande. Flights arrive here from major U.S airports such as Atlanta (ATL), Charlotte (CRL), Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), New York-LaGuardia (LGA) and Philadelphia (PHL) amongst others. In addition to this there are direct flights from Dusseldorf (DUS) in Germany and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) in Canada. Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National and Thrifty are car rental firms located at the airport. Overseas visitors can fly to Atlanta (ATL) and get a connecting flight to Fort Myers. Flights arrive at Atlanta from many major U.S cities as international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Brussels (BRU), Dublin (DUB), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Gatwick (LGW), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Tokyo-Narita (NRT) and Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) amongst others.