The Punta Gorda/Port Charlotte Area offers a plethora of ways to spend your leisure time. When condsidering a real estate purchase, it helps to know what there is to do in the area. Use this section of our website to learn all about the recreational activities Punta Gorda offers.
As a waterfront community, boating is probably our biggest leisure activity. Learn more about the boating opportunities that await you here in Punta Gorda.
Hand-in-hand with boating, fishing is also a big activity here. You can fish the canals, the harbor or take a trip to the gulf for a real treat. Learn more about the fishing Charlotte Harbor offers.
Port Charlotte Beach is a small park located on the north side of Charlotte Harbor and is the only beach directly in our area. However, within a 30 minute drive, there are plenty of other options including Boca Grande, Englewood Beach and Ft. Myers Beach. If you are willing to go 45-60 minutes away, you can reach either Naples or Sarasota, including Siesta Key. Use this section to learn more about the area beaches.
Equal to boating is our love of golf. Punta Gorda was recently ranked the third best city in America for golf by Golf Digest. This ranking was based upon access, weather, value and quality of golf. Use this section to learn more about the local golf clubs (private and public) that helped us earn that distinction.
In this section, you'll find a variety of places and activities that you may find interesting. Places include Fishermen’s Village and the Visual Arts Center. Activites listed include the Gallery Walk and the Charlotte Players.
Punta Gorda offers several health & fitness clubs that offer everything from the mere, do-it-yourself gym equipment to personal trainers as well as a variety of structured classes including Spinning, BodyPump, CardioTennis, aerobics, yoga and many more. Also, for tennis, biking and running enthusiasts, we have several area clubs that meet regularly and offer planned events.
Beyond fishing and boating, social clubs and activities thrive thanks to our active residents. If you are interested in it, there's probably a group for it here. Learn about the various social clubs and activities that can be found in Punta Gorda.
To support the boaters and waterlovers that are drawn to our area, there are many boat and yacht clubs that can keep you busy doing what you love. Learn about each group and then start scheduling your days...
Not into groups, here is a list a activites you can do solo or in a small group. There are so many things to enjoy about Punta Gorda. The question is...where do you begin?
After a long day, you'll want to head out for a bite to eat. We've compiled a list of some of the local favorites. This should get your started but keep in mind, there are new places opening all the time.