In Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, it’s almost always the perfect weather for an icy cold treat! To get you started when you're in the mood for ice cream and other chilly goodies, here's out list of the Top 5 Cool Treat Shops: 

Ice cream cone in a holder on a table at Harbor Scoops in Punta Gorda, Florida1. Harbor Scoops

Punta Gorda's own Harbor Scoops offers hand-crafted ice cream, milk shakes, sundaes, floats, banana splits, snacks, and more, with the added bonus of outside seating to enjoy the views of Laishley Marina and the Punta Gorda bridges.

2. Swirls & Curls Ice Cream

Voted Best Homemade Ice Cream Shop in Englewood 15 years in a row, Swirls & Curls Ice Cream offers new flavors every month, as well as homemade doggie treats. 

3. Lava Ice Shop

Conveniently located in Port Charlotte, right in the middle of Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach, is the Lava Ice Shop, a local treasure with a sweet treat for every palate. Specializing in dairy-free and vegan-friendly Italian Ice, they also offer sugar-free options.

4. Zoet Sweet Boutique

Zoet - pronounced "Zoot," is the first sweet shop in Punta Gorda offering fresh, homemade ice-cream and sweets from all over the world. 

5. A Better Scoop

A Better Scoop in Englewood features hand-made frozen desserts. They pride themselves on using the freshest ingredients to bring you some of the best ice cream in the area. 


We love our frosty treats in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach and we're sure you will too!