Boca Grande Vacation and Travel Guide






Welcome to Boca Grande Vacation
and Visitors Guide  

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

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.


To make your Boca Grande vacation planning a little easier we have also included a Boca Grande Weather Page, Boca Grande Map Page and a Boca Grande General Information Page.

Let us help you plan your Boca Grande vacation and don't forget the sunscreen.

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 for some great deals on vacation gear that will be delivered to your door by the good folks at

Getting married? Boca Grande is the perfect spot for that once in a lifetime moment. If you are considering a Boca Grande Beach Wedding our Boca Grande Beach Wedding Page will be very helpful.

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your Boca Grande Vacation and don't forget the sunscreen!

Boca Grande Vacation Rentals

Boca Grande Events

Tarpon tournament draws anglers from around the world
On May 25 and 26, avid anglers from all over the state — and even across the globe — will participate in the thrill the 35th anniversary of The World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament. But it’s not just the thrill of the catch. The two-day boasts $80,000 in prize money for those anglers whose combination of skill and luck can snag the famed, fighting silver king.

Farmers Market is coming back.
Boca Grande Farm and Fish Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Fridays starting on January 6, 2017.

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Boca Grande News

It’s all in honor of the silver king … The World’s Richest Tarpon Tournament, world-class artists and lots of good times
This year’s festival, which includes music, food and nautical-themed booths, is set for Friday, May 26 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.







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