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A visit to Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, the Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast is a peaceful gateway to Southwest Florida. As Florida’s premier ecotourism destination, you’ll find us to be free of crowds and off the beaten path yet still offer the comfort and amenities discerning travelers seek. Situated on Charlotte Harbor with endless miles of natural shoreline, we are home to unlimited outdoor pursuits like beaches, world-class sailing, boating, fishing, paddling, birding, dining and arts. Come find out why “Our Best Side is Outsidesm”.


Gulf of Mexico Red snapper season is open all month and there are lots of anglers who look forward to targeting these fish during the few weeks each summer that the season is open. But, catching them requires a long run offshore. Few are caught in less than 100 feet of water and most success comes…

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