Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Placida

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Placida. Well known for its fishing, golfing and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Placida

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Placida a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Kidstar Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Heron Creek Golf Course (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Bobcat Trail Golf and Country Club (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Placida

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Placida

Travellers love Placida for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Placida. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Don Pedro Island State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Gasparilla Island (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Boca Grande Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Gasparilla Island State Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Placida

The nearest airport is in Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), located 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 36.2 mi (58.2 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Placida?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,028 holiday lettings around Placida. From 223 flats & apartments to 153 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Placida?

If you're all about sea views and the rhythmic lapping of waves, you're in luck! Luckily, there are 343 beachside getaway properties to whisk yourself away to. After a different setting? See if any of our other properties catch your eye. Our selection here includes:

  • 284 water-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 272 beach-view holiday accommodation options.
  • 262 beachfront holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Placida?

Forget about uninspiring hotel rooms. Our house holiday rentals each have their own unique personalities — as well as all the space you could possibly need! There are 558 options available on HomeAway. Prices start from £42 a night. If that doesn't fit with your posse's style, we've got a range of different self-catering accommodation options available, such as:

  • Condo: 269 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £26 per night.
  • Villa: 174 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £65 per night.
  • Townhome: 61 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £61 per night.

Can I stay in Placida in a large group?

Holidays with family can be stacks of fun, particularly when you're under the one roof in an awesome new place! If you're visiting with a large group, HomeAway can help you. Presently, house holiday rentals are the latest thing for big groups of travellers here, and you'll find 276 featured on our database. The holiday properties that can cater to large groups in the area include:

  • If yours is a group of 6, we've got 1,039 rental accommodation suited to that size. Book a night for as little as £38.
  • After somewhere for 8 guests? We have 346 that will work well. You can get one for as little as £65 a night.
  • Travelling with a group of 10? We have 70 accommodation for rent that will be perfect. Prices begin at just £79 per night.

So never fear! When you book with us you can take your uncle, your cousins and all your friends to Placida.

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