Punta Gorda / Englewood Beach Florida
Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is Florida’s best kept
secret of a charming natural paradise located on the
idyllic Southwest Gulf Coast. This coastal community
surrounding the state’s second largest harbour sits
conveniently between Tampa and Naples. Outdoor
enthusiasts will find a haven of vibrant experiences in the
sun-soaked oasis of this Southwest Florida destination.
Relaxation and discovery await in miles of waterways
and inland exploration trails filled with unspoiled natural
beauty. From beaches to boating, hiking to harbour tours,
fishing to nature paths; to sun, shelling and fossilized
shark teeth, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach immerses
lively locals and active adventurers in a pure island
experience. Enjoy over 830 miles of pristine unparalleled
shoreline, including captivating river passages, a
mangrove-edged aquatic preserve and more than a dozen
miles of natural Gulf beaches.
UK travellers can get to Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach by flying
to Tampa, which is a short 90 minute drive away. Tampa is well
served from the UK by several airlines from London and regional
airports including Edinburgh and Manchester.
Located near Interstate I-75, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is
draped along the Gulf Coast and surrounds Charlotte Harbour.
Punta Gorda is a walkable downtown district, easy to navigate,
has numerous bike paths (and free loaner bikes) and relatively
light traffic found throughout our area make it just a short ride
to get to and from accommodations, activities, and restaurants.
Englewood Beach on the western side of the area is the
quintessential beach town with accommodations, dining and
activities nearby. http://www.pureflorida.com/