Boca Grande is part of the Cape Coral–Fort Myers are and is a small residential community on Gasparilla Island on the southwest Florida Gulf Coast. Boca Grande let's you experience "Old World" Florida as the area has been carefully preserved as part of Florida's. The village of Boca Grande is home to many seasonal and year-round residents as well as a retreat for
tourists and fishermen.
Boca Grande is Spanish for "Big Mouth" and comes from the entrance of Boca Grande Pass located at the southern tip of the island. Due to the small size of the village of Boca Grande many locals use golf carts for transportation. On an average day in Boca Grande you will see both golf carts and automobiles motoring about town. The county has designated all but two streets as golf cart paths.
Boca Grande is located on a seven mile long island that boasts no tall building or traffic lights. Boca Grande also is home to a 104 year old lighthouse, and a street with 80 year old Banyan trees. Beautiful white sand beaches stretch the entire Gulf side of the Island, while protected waterways on the east side are home to a natural mangrove shoreline.
Boca Grande is home to great fishing from the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico to the backwaters of Charlotte Harbor. You'll find the waters of Boca Grande populated with tarpon, grouper, snapper, mackerel, kingfish, snook and redfish. Boca Grande Vacation Guide lists Boca Grande Places to Stay Page, Boca Grande Things to Do Page, Boca Grande Where to Shop Page and more.
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Need more room than you can get in a motel or hotel? How about a Boca Grande Vacation Rental? There are many homes and condominiums for rent by the day, week or month in the Boca Grande area. Visit the Boca Grande Vacation Rental Page for a complete listing.
If you are planning a Boca Grande Vacation don't forget one the greatest pleasures of being on vacation is being able to eat and drink in new and exciting places. Go to our Boca Grande Restaurant and Bar Page for a complete list of places to enjoy a meal, cold drink or both.
Once you have had a good nights sleep and a great meal it is time to go out and play. Boca Grande offers great deep sea fishing, golf, tennis, boating and more to keep the whole family entertained. Check out the Boca Grande Things to Do Page to find activities that will keep the whole family busy and full of great vacation stories to tell when they get home.
Don't go home without that souvenir shirt or hat. Or maybe some great swim or beachwear. Boca Grande has some great shopping opportunities. Please feel free to use our Boca Grande Shopping Guide. If you want to stock up on sunscreen, beachwear, books and such before you leave be sure to visit the T I Beach Bums Beach Store for some great deals on vacation gear that will be delivered to your door by the good folks at Amazon.com.
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11th Annual Boca Grande Scramble to be held at The Gasparilla Golf Club
This is your VIP invitation to the Boca Grande Scramble Golf Tournament, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 at The Gasparilla Golf Club in Boca Grande.
Island farmer’s market returns in January under new ownership
The island’s farmer’s market will return in January, 2017 to the Wheeler Road Ball Field, but new faces will be running the ship. Jean Baer and Betsy Ventura of Local Roots, a company with seven other Lee County farmer’s markets, will be leading the way into a healthy new year.
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