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Welcome to Punta Gorda / Englewood Beach

Punta Gorda / Englewood Beach - The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast is a top destination for those looking for an experience that offers all the best of Florida’s wonderful outdoor experiences and a laid-back lifestyle. From beaches to boating and fishing to golfing, from nature discovery to shelling and collecting fossilized shark teeth and so much more, visitors find more of what they come to Florida for: relaxation and adventure in an outdoor wonderland.

The Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast includes the areas of Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood, Manasota Key, Charlotte Harbor, Cape Haze/Placida, Babcock Ranch, Palm/Knight Island, Don Pedro Island, Little Gasparilla Island, and North Boca Grande.

Meet the Outsiders

If you love being outdoors and adventuring off the beaten path, then you’re what we in Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach would call an Outsider. And here, where Our Best Side is Outside, being an Outsider isn’t just allowed, it’s encouraged. From our locals to our visitors, we love soaking up the sun, getting on the water, trying something different, and having fun outside. This is Florida’s Charlotte Harbor Gulf Island Coast, and we say, 

Outsiders Welcome.


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