Placida Beach Condos are luxury accommodations on Little Gasparilla Island that offer a complimentary ferry service that runs on the hour (mainland) and on the half-hour (island); beginning May 1 the ferry will run on demand with a 30 minute notice during regular hours 9am to 5:30pm. After hour runs are available with scheduled notice on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Their sister condominiums on the mainland include free gated parking for beach condo rentals.
This unit is a modern 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom updated space that allows you to be close to the beach and the bay. This spacious condo offers accommodations for 6 people. The open and airy feel you get when you walk in, prepares you for a vacation of rest and relaxation.
When entering the condo you come into the dining area that accommodates 6 and an eat-at bar with an additional 2 barstools. A well appointed kitchen with all of the items you need to prepare your meals. The open floor plan then leads you into the living room area that includes a pull-out Queen size sofa. Two screened lanais offer comfortable spaces to enjoy the Gulf and bay breezes while sipping your early morning coffee or evening cocktail.
The downstairs master bedroom with King size bed has private entrance to the master bathroom, as well as a private entrance to one of the screened in lanai. The spiral staircase takes you upstairs to the second bedroom with a Queen size bed and private bathroom. The second bedroom also comes with it's own private screened-in balcony.
If you prefer to stay away from the salt and sand, access to the heated fresh water pool is directly across the path. Or continue to walk down the boardwalk over the dunes to a pristine 7-mile beach sure to quench your need for shelling, beach combing and surf fishing.
LGI is home to several species of fish including snook, red fish, snapper, grouper, tarpon and many more. There are plenty of local charter guides to put you onto of some of the best Gulf coast fishing holes. Please be sure to follow FWC guidelines when fishing from shore and boat.
If keeping your feet dry is more to your liking, exploring the sandy paths on the interior of the island will allow you to see gopher tortoise, the occasional bunny, and multiple species of birds. Walking or golf cart is the method of transportation once on the island, no cars here. This gives our wildlife a chance to live in their natural habitat so get your camera ready!
Whether your goal is to soak up the sun, hook a fish or experience "Old Florida", Little Gasparilla Island is the vacation spot for you!