Spending time in one of our Pine Island vacation rentals is a great way to experience this lovely island on Florida's southwest Gulf Coast. Home to year-round warm temperatures and unbridled coastal wilderness, this island attracts vacationers of all ages seeking fun and relaxation in Florida’s abundant sunshine.
Comprised of four towns–Pine Island Center, St. James City, Bokeelia
, and Pineland – Pine Island offers a small-town atmosphere and a laid-back destination that's only 20 miles west of Fort Myers
. With miles of wild mangrove coastline, it's also home to some of the world's best sport-fishing, as well as open water kayaking and canoeing on Pine Island Sound.
Things to Do on Pine Island, FL
Bordered by the barrier islands of Sanibel
to the south, Captiva
to the southwest, and North Captiva to the west, Pine Island is a lesser-visited island that in its neighbors, but still offers plenty of activities that will appeal both to the casual vacationer and the thrill-seeking sportsman. Whichever category you fit into, our Pine Island vacation rentals will give you front-door access to all the action on Florida's Gulf Coast
Head out in the morning with an experienced fishing guide from Anglers Advantage Guide Service
or any of other fishing charters on the island, to reel in trophy-size tarpon, snook, redfish, barracuda, and many more gulf species.
Continue your exploration of the unique island waterways aboard a tour boat to Useppa Island, which is a boat ride away from the north end of Pine Island. There you'll find a variety of interesting shops, eclectic restaurants, and unspoiled natural areas. Bring the kids for a fun history of the island tour at the Barbara Sumwalt Useppa Island Historical Museum
where they'll view many fascinating exhibits, learn about the island's ancient inhabitants, and much more.
Wind down your day with some shopping and sightseeing among Bokeelia's many art galleries such as the Mel Meo Studio
, Mullethead Outpost
, and Crossed Palms Gallery
Day Trips from Pine Island, FL
Though Pine Island has enough great fishing, dining, shopping, and sightseeing to keep you busy for the entirety of your vacation, many great city amenities are within an easy 20-mile drive to Fort Myers. Visit the Fort Myers River District
for attractions such as eclectic restaurants, upscale nightclubs, historic home tours, museums, performing arts theaters, and much more. Sanibel Island, with its beautiful sugar-sand beaches, is also a worthy day trip at only 30 miles away.
Whether you've come for water-themed action or low-key relaxation, our Pine Island vacation rentals are a sure bet for fun in the sun, sand, and surf of Southwest Florida!
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