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    Best Beaches Near Port Charlotte Florida

    June 15, 2017

    Best Beaches Near Port Charlotte, Florida
    One of the benefits of living in Southwest Florida are the beaches!

    The beaches in and around Port Charlotte, FL, including Charlotte Harbor and Boca Grande are easily accessible by Florida State Road 776, U.S. 41 and Interstate 75 which connects Charlotte County to Lee County and Collier County, Florida.

    Compared to Florida’s East Coast the crowds are minimal, especially outside of season, showcasing birds, dolphins, sea turtles, tropical fish and other wildlife typically only enjoyed in a museum or zoo.

    Here are some details of the best beaches near Port Charlotte, FL, which are best enjoyed in person:

    #1: Englewood Beach
    Englewood Beach is the most populated beach on Manasota Key. Englewood’s uncrowded beach is pure and wide and has excellent facilities.

    #2: Port Charlotte Beach Park
    Scenic waterfront space with boat ramps, basketball & tennis courts, picnic tables & a dog park.

    #3: Stump Pass Beach State Park
    At the southwest corner of Charlotte County, there is a mile of beach where seashells and shark teeth wash up, and anglers fish the surf for prize catches.

    #4: Little Gasparilla Island
    Little Gasparilla Island is the ideal retreat for those seeking beauty and solitude of the “Old Florida” beaches.

    Beaches in Lee County

    #5: Fort Myers Beach
    Heaped with sugar-sand, Fort Myers Beach is a popular destination for visitors to engage in watersports such as parasailing and kayaking.

    #6: Bonita Beach
    This beautiful beach front park is on the northern tip of Bonita Beach. It offers a variety of amenities.

    #7: Barefoot Beach Preserve
    Barefoot Beach Preserve is 342 acres of natural land, one of the last undeveloped barrier islands on Florida’s southwest coast.

    Beaches in Collier County

    #8: Vanderbilt Beach
    Located at the end of Vanderbilt Beach Road, Vanderbilt Beach County Park borders the Gulf of Mexico near plenty of hotels, shopping and restaurants.

    #9: Delnor-Wiggins Pass
    One of the most popular seaside destinations in Naples, the mile-long stretch of white sugar sand at Delnor-Wiggins has been rated one of the best beaches in the nation.

    #10: Tigertail Beach
    Located in Marco Island, Tigertail beach is 32 acres of one of the world’s most important habitats for wintering and nesting shorebirds. Listed in the Great Florida Birding Trail Guide as one of the best all-around birding locations in southwest Florida.

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