Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach Receives Multiple Accolades as “Florida’s Prettiest”

PUNTA GORDA/ENGLEWOOD BEACH, FL – When it comes to the Sunshine State, Florida is most known for its beautiful beaches and lush tropical flora and fauna. Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is no stranger to welcoming visitors from near and far to miles of white sand beaches, surrounded by a natural paradise – making its spots on two Top 12 lists on Florida Trippers is no surprise.

Earning a spot on the 12 Top Prettiest Beaches in Southwest Florida, Stump Pass State Beach Park in Englewood is named as “one of the most-loved beaches” on the list. From swimming and snorkeling in its tranquil blue waters, to the variety of shells and shark’s teeth washing up its shoreline with views of the Gulf and Lemon Bay, Stump Pass State Beach Park boasts an incredible atmosphere in an outdoor Southwest Florida oasis.

As one of the newest botanical gardens in the state, and now ranked as one of the 12 Top Prettiest Botanical Gardens in Florida, the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens in Punta Gorda sits upon 30 serene acres of lush gardens, beautiful botanicals and sculptures from internationally known artists. The gardens are set to expand in the upcoming years with more eco-friendly offerings, including an amphitheater, fine arts museum and more to inspire creativity throughout the community.

With stunning beaches lining miles of the Gulf Coast and incredible art in the heart of an outdoor oasis, there’s even more natural beauty to discover in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach.

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Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is Florida’s best kept secret of a charming natural paradise located on the idyllic Southwest Gulf Coast. This coastal community surrounding the state’s second largest harbor sits conveniently between Tampa and Naples. Outdoor enthusiasts will find a haven of vibrant experiences in the sun-soaked oasis of the Southwest Florida islands, characterized by almost year-round sunshine and sub-tropical weather. Relaxation and discovery await in miles of waterways and inland exploration trails filled with unspoiled natural beauty. From beaches to boating, hiking to harbor tours, fishing to nature paths; to sun, shelling and fossilized sharks’ teeth, Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach immerses lively locals and active adventurers in a pure island experience. Most notably known for its 830 miles of pristine unparalleled shoreline, including captivating river passages, a mangrove-edged aquatic preserve and more than a dozen miles of natural Gulf beaches, the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast includes the areas of Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, El Jobean, Englewood-Cape Haze, Little Gasparilla Island, Manasota Key, Knight Island, Placida, Babcock Ranch, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda

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