Location of Cape Coral
Located in beautiful South West Florida, it is considered to be the second safest city in all of Florida, among many fresh and saltwater canals. You can say that it is a boaters paradise! The population is roughly 160,000. If you enjoy boating, fishing and beautiful sunsets this could be your dream destination.
There is plenty of wild life as well as endangered species still residing here. It would not be unusual to spot the American Bald Eagle soaring in the pastel skies. Outdoor recreation abounds here in the Cape. No matter what your interests, you are sure to find it here. There are numerous parks and recreational facilities to enjoy. Cape Coral has captured small town living at its best. If you are here for a visit, you will find no need to venture anywhere else. Cape Coral Florida is alive with plenty of shopping, fantastic restaurants, movies, and festivals. The fishing here is excellent. With the powerful tarpon snook and red fish among the few.
Located no more than 8 miles from the villas lies one of the world’s top ten beaches, Sanibel Island. Shelling is some of the best in the world. Sanibel Island Florida is home to more kinds of wildlife than you could possibly imagine. All of Southwest Florida enjoys miles of beautiful white sandy beaches. The clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico at around 87 degrees during summer months make outdoor recreation some of the best. You will find that there is plenty to offer such as boating, parasailing, kayaking, , canoeing, or simply soaking up the sun on the boat enjoying the gentle lapping of the Gulf at the shoreline. You will even witness dolphins leaping out of the water all year round. The waters in Southwest Florida are also home to the gentle giant called the Manatee.
Southwest Florida is also rich in culture and history. It was first home to the Calusa Indians. This was their home as far back as 1150 B.C. The southwest coast of Florida was the first landing spot for Spanish conquistadors. They came ashore with their galleons full of treasure and gold. It was also a haven to the pirates who sailed the turquiose waters.
Other attractions - within easy reach of the villas...
- Sun Splash Water Park
- 45 plus golf courses
- Imaganrium - Hands on Museum
- Ding Darling Nature Reserve
- Babcock Park - Wilderness Adventure
- Everglades National Park - Airboat rides
- Thomas Edison - Museum
- Cinemas, restaurants, theatres, shopping malls
- Designer factory outlets - ie DKNY, Calvin Kleine, Chanel etc, etc.
- Bass pro shop - Outdoor world retail store
- Key West Express Ferry - Day trips to the Keys, leaves from Ft Myers