Along Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast you will find the two seaside towns of Port Charlotte and Charlotte Harbor. These two scenic towns are popular amongst visitors looking to get away from the crowds to relax, those looking for a proper beach vacation, and, of course, those wanting to engage in water sports and boating. That being said, the two towns offer so much more than just that.
Did you know, for example, that Charlotte Harbor is home to over 165 miles of man-made waterways? These can almost remind you of Venice in Italy. Or did you know that Port Charlotte is home to 7 golf courses? Regardless of your style and vacation preference, you will find plenty of reasons to visit these two Floridian towns. Walk along the white sand beaches, pick up sand dollars, and watch the dolphins play not too far from the shoreline. Planning a vacation in Port Charlotte and Charlotte Harbor will lead to a true fairy tale.
There are, as mentioned, many fun things to get up to in Port Charlotte and Charlotte Harbor. Around the Cape Haze area you will get to enjoy some high-quality restaurants, beautiful beaches and prime shopping opportunities. For those wanting to relax on their Florida vacation, we recommend staying at one of the hotels near Cape Haze for easy access to it all.
The popular and exclusive Gasparilla Island is home to many popular tarpon fishing competitions and possibilities, and received its name from the famous pirate José Gaspar. The pirate was said to have had his base on the island back in the 1700s, and rumor has it he left his treasure there. From Gasparilla Island, you can also travel by boat to Cabbage Key, a small island with a diner, said to be the inspiration behind Jimmy Buffet’s Cheeseburger in Paradise. If you want to explore this area of Florida, why not book your stay at one of the great hotels on Gasparilla Island?
Naturally, there are many hotels to choose from in the two towns. In case you are traveling on a budget and only need the bare necessities from your accommodation, book your stay at one of the 70 3 star hotels in Port Charlotte and Charlotte Harbor. You will get a good night’s sleep, without paying for more than you need.
Should you be looking to get a little more out of your stay and prefer to have a few more amenities at your hotel, we recommend one of the 4 star hotels in Port Charlotte and Charlotte Harbor for your stay. These hotels ensure more comfort and more choice in amenities, such as free WiFi, parking, and even airport shuttles for easy connection.
The Southwest Florida International Airport is the main airport serving the area around Port Charlotte and Charlotte Harbor. The airport is actually one of the top 50 US airports when it comes to passenger traffic, and offers non-stop flights to domestic and international destinations across the US, Canada, and to Germany. If you are arriving late at night, or have booked an early departure, stay at one of the comfortable hotels near Southwest Florida International Airport.