Boca Grande, FL, on Gasparilla Island, combines laid-back, small-town charm with affluent style, making it a wonderful vacation destination for anyone looking to enjoy the wonders of Florida at a relaxed pace. If you're planning on staying in a vacation rental, consider these activities during your stay.

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A favorite repeat renter riding his bike in front of my historic 1911 cottage.
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Historic 1911 Cottage with Pool, 2 Blocks from Orange Sunsets on Beach and Town
6 guests · 4 bedrooms · 3 baths
Garden · Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette

Experience the best of Boca Grande with this House available for $950. This property is equipped with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Charming Cottage in the Historic Village in Boca Grande
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette

This inviting Cottage in Boca Grande can fit your needs for many types of vacations, at $650 per night.

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Boca Grande Beach House and spacious yard
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Boca Grande Beach House, South - Great Price! Great Location!
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Garden · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

This House for $325 in Boca Grande, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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The Palmetto Inn
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for a Inn in Boca Grande, this Inn for $236 per night for your business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, on your next trip.

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Beautiful Beach House with heated pool
7 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Pool · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Looking for the perfect place to call home during your trip to Boca Grande? This House offers a comfort and style with top-notch amenities, including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Boca Gande Bech House & spacious yard
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Boca Grande Beach House, North - Great Price! Great Location!
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 1 bath
Garden · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

This House for $350 in Boca Grande, is perfect for your next (business stay, family stay, couples stay, getaway vacation, etc.)

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Cottage in Boca Grande's Famous Historic District
6 guests · 3 bedrooms · 2 baths
Garden · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Experience vacation in Boca Grande with our House, Cottage in Boca Grande's Famous Historic District. Enjoy amenities such as Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Heart of Historic Village in Boca Grande
4 guests · 2 bedrooms · 3 baths
Pets allowed · Kitchen / Kitchenette · Air conditioner

Enjoy the best of Boca Grande in our House, Heart of Historic Village in Boca Grande. A stunning property with amenities including Air conditioner, Dishwasher and Internet / Wifi, and more.

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Boca Grande travel guide

Let us help you plan your perfect Boca Grande vacation. Our travel guide highlights things to do, places to see, favorite vacation rental amenities in Boca Grande, and more.

Frequently asked questions

What do I need to know before visiting Boca Grande, FL?

Before visiting Boca Grande, FL, it is important to know the following:

  • The peak season for visitors is between late December and early April
  • The island is only accessible by boat or private plane
  • Renting a golf cart is the main way to get around the island

Additionally, there is a wide range of activities to enjoy such as fishing, kayaking, and biking.

What are the top things to do in Boca Grande, FL?

Boca Grande, Florida is a beautiful beach town with plenty of activities to enjoy. Here are the top things to do in Boca Grande:

  • Visit Gasparilla Island State Park
  • Go fishing in the Gulf of Mexico
  • Shop and dine in the village
  • Explore the historic Boca Grande Lighthouse

Whether you're looking for a relaxing beach getaway or a day of outdoor exploration, Boca Grande has something for everyone.

About Boca Grande

Beautiful beaches and excellent fishing are big draws for visitors to Boca Grande, and there's plenty to do on the sea and the shore.
  • Gasparilla Island State Park: The State Park is a prime spot for fishing and swimming. Watch out for protected species such as the West Indian manatee and southern bald eagle.
  • Port Boca Grande Lighthouse: This historic structure is an interesting tourist destination with a museum highlighting local history.
  • Cayo Costa: Just a short boat trip from Boca Grande is the barrier island of Cayo Costa, which offers miles of beautiful beaches and top fishing far from Florida crowds.

What are the must-visit tourist attractions in Boca Grande, FL?

Boca Grande, FL is a beautiful and unique destination for tourists to visit. Here are some of the must-visit tourist attractions in Boca Grande, FL:

  • Gasparilla Island State Park
  • Boca Grande Lighthouse
  • Boca Grande Beach
  • Boca Grande Marina

At Gasparilla Island State Park, visitors can explore the diverse wildlife, take a leisurely stroll on the beach, and enjoy some of the best fishing in the area. The Boca Grande Lighthouse is a historic landmark and a great spot for taking pictures. Boca Grande Beach is a beautiful spot for swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing. Lastly, Boca Grande Marina is the perfect place for boaters to dock their vessels and explore the town.

How can I get around in Boca Grande, FL?

You can get around in Boca Grande, FL by:

  • Biking
  • Walking
  • Taking a taxi, shuttle, or car service

Where can I find affordable accommodation in Boca Grande, FL?

Boca Grande offers a variety of affordable accommodation options for those looking for a budget-friendly stay. Here are a few of the best options:

  • The Gasparilla Inn & Club: This historic inn offers comfortable rooms and suites at an affordable rate.
  • The Boca Grande Beach Club: This beachfront hotel offers stunning views and a variety of amenities.
  • The Boca Grande Marina & Resort: This resort offers a variety of accommodations, from standard rooms to luxury suites.
  • The Boca Grande Lighthouse Inn: This charming inn offers a cozy atmosphere and a great location.

No matter what your budget, there's sure to be an affordable accommodation option that's perfect for your stay in Boca Grande.

What is the culture like in Boca Grande, FL?

Boca Grande, FL is a small city located on the west coast of Florida. It is known for its relaxed atmosphere, stunning beaches, and thriving cultural scene. Here are five aspects of its culture:

  • A strong sense of community: Boca Grande is full of friendly locals and visitors alike, and the town is known for its strong sense of community and camaraderie.
  • A focus on the outdoors: Boca Grande is surrounded by beautiful beaches, nature trails, and parks. Residents and visitors alike enjoy spending time outdoors and taking advantage of the many outdoor activities the area has to offer.
  • A thriving art scene: The city is home to numerous art galleries and museums, as well as several performing arts venues. The city also hosts a number of annual festivals and events dedicated to the arts.
  • An emphasis on education: Boca Grande is home to several schools, universities, and libraries, and the city is committed to providing quality educational opportunities for its residents.
  • A rich history: Boca Grande has a long and storied history, and the city is home to numerous historical sites and landmarks. The city also hosts a number of events and festivals dedicated to its past.

Is Boca Grande, FL safe to travel to?

Boca Grande, FL is generally a safe place to travel to. Here are a few tips to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip:

  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Keep your valuables close
  • Be mindful of local laws and regulations

What are the popular shopping destinations in Boca Grande, FL?

Popular shopping destinations in Boca Grande, FL include:

  • The Village Shops
  • The Boca Grande Outlet
  • The Boca Grande Marina

The Village Shops offer a wide variety of boutique stores and restaurants, while the Boca Grande Outlet provides a great selection of designer merchandise and apparel. The Boca Grande Marina provides a unique shopping experience, with a variety of boats, fishing gear, and other marine supplies.

What are the best neighborhoods to visit in Boca Grande, FL?

Boca Grande, FL is home to some of the most beautiful and luxurious neighborhoods. Here are some of the best neighborhoods to visit:

  • Gasparilla Island
  • The Villages of Boca Grande
  • Boca Grande Beach

Each of these neighborhoods offer stunning views, great restaurants, and plenty of activities to keep you busy!

Where is Boca Grande, FL?

Boca Grande, FL is located on the Gulf Coast of southwest Florida, between Sarasota and Fort Myers. It is known for its beautiful beaches, fishing, and quaint downtown area. It is also home to the historic Boca Grande Lighthouse, which has been a beacon of safety for mariners since 1890.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Boca Grande, FL?

The most popular vacation rental amenities in Boca Grande, FL include:

  • Beautiful beaches and waterfront views
  • Access to high-end restaurants and nightlife
  • Tennis courts and golf courses
  • Boat rentals and fishing charters
  • Spa and wellness centers

What is the price range for rentals in Boca Grande?

Vacation rentals in Boca Grande have a price range between $236-$2,000. The average price for rentals in Boca Grande is $479 per night.

What are the most popular vacation rental amenities in Boca Grande?

  • Internet / Wifi
  • Air conditioner
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette

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