About Cape Coral
Cape Coral - your very own "Secret Place".
Located on Florida's lower Gulf Coast, 125 miles south of Tampa, tropical Cape Coral and the Islands of Matlatcha and Pine Island are known for their delightful weather. Sunshine is practically constant, making each day comfortably predictable. Experience the beauty of immersing yourself deep in nature as you explore over 400 miles of scenic canals and nature preserves set between the Caloosahatchee River and Gulf of Mexico. Stunning beaches, championship golf and fun family attractions are just a few of the things that make a Cape Coral vacation so popular.
Our homes to rent in Cape Coral offer impressive amenities such as private pools and spas, spacious indoor/outdoor living areas and stunning canal views. Many of our Cape Coral vacation rentals are located along the waterfront, with private boat docks and boat rentals available upon request.
Cape Coral boasts some of the best recreation facilities in the state of Florida. The Caloosahatchee River, named after the ancient Calusa Indians who inhabited this piece of paradise, is a meandering river that flows from Lake Okeechobee in the center of the state to the Gulf of Mexico. This vibrant and friendly destination offers all the natural beauty you’d expect from southwest Florida. Often dubbed the ‘waterfront wonderland’ Cape Coral has more navigable waterways than any other city in the world, making it a top spot for boating, fishing and water sports. Many of our Cape Coral homes to rent also offer boat rentals in Cape Coral
For nature lovers stay in our Matlatcha Key West Island style waterfront home and discover the beautiful, peaceful waters of Matlatcha Pass Aquatic Preserve, where mangrove tunnels, back bays and estuaries are teeming with marine life and birds. Watch for dolphins and manatees as you kayak the waters of the Great Calusa Blueway, which meanders through Estero Bay, Pine Island and Matlacha Pass. On the border of Matlatcha is Sirenia Vista Park, an 8-acre environmental park surrounded by water and the best place in Cape Coral to watch the manatees. There is a circular path around the park, along the canals, with viewing platforms and lots of information boards about the manatees.
Cape Coral's main shopping areas are located in the downtown area known as the South Cape, Pine Island Road and at Marina Village and Cape Harbor marina.
There is plenty to see and do in Cape Coral from the waterways and eco-tourism activities to entertainment and some of Florida’s best beaches at Sanibel and Captiva Islands. Let your time on Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast begin with a stay in a Cape Coral villa rental that will put you close to everywhere you want to visit. We look forward to helping you enjoy your Secret Places Florida Gulf Coast vacation rental.