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Highlights Punta Gorda

  • Outdoor activities
  • Boating tours
  • Art galleries
  • Divine Seafood
  • Gorgeous nature parks
  • Wildlife sanctuaries
  • Heritage houses

Best Vacation Rentals in Punta Gorda

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Punta Gorda, Charlotte County
Vacation Rental • 1841 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(12 reviews)
Welcome to paradise in beautiful and fun Punta Gorda Isles. Like many others in the area, we are waiting for a new Lanai but that won't stop you form relaxing around your heated, salt water pool. Watch the boats pass by at one of the best intersecting canal location you'll find. Bring your boat if you prefer and take a 5 minute cruise to the harbor. Fish off the dock outside your back door and expect to see snook, tarpon, mullets and drum fish. Dolphins can be see swimming in the canal...even the occasional manatee.The home has been recently renovated and the new heated, salt water pool is ...
from $326 / night
Punta Gorda, Charlotte County
Vacation Rental • 1991 ft² • 3 Bedrooms
(9 reviews)
A beautiful house ( 2000 sq ft) on a quiet residential street in a deed restricted community. Relax on the lanai enjoy a cool drink and watch the boats cruise by. At night soothe your body in the master bedroom Jacuzzi tub while gazing at the stars. Drop a DVD into the home theater with a flat screen HD TV. Two bedrooms equipped with TV’s as well. Swim in the heated pool that can be accessed by the living room family room or master bedroom, as well as the pool bathroom.Plenty of room in the master bedroom with his and hers walk in closets, his and her sinks, Jacuzzi tub and roman shower.Wat...
from $106 / night
Punta Gorda Isles, Punta Gorda
Vacation Rental • 2099 ft² • 2 Bedrooms
(25 reviews)
Simply Stunning Home. VERY SPACIOUS and relaxing. Over sized Lanai . Sleeps 4 guests . Winter Pool heating optional , Wonderful Year Round Vacation Home. . Best Location! Excellent quick Harbor access. Gorgeous Waterfront Views! Spectacular sunsets from the Lanai. Sunny Southern Exposure. Large lanai with heated pool optional and an additional fee of 140.00/week plus tax. House Ideal for couple or family, seniors. Wi fi , cable TV, bicycles ,cooler ,fishing poles, beach chairs, tennis rackets all included. Kick back relax, go to the beach, fish, play golf ,tennis, biking. King size bed in ...
from $200 / night

Prices and availability

Vacation rental prices Punta Gorda

$495for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
$448 annual average
Average price per week

Vacation rentals availability Punta Gorda

1%for 11 Feb - 18 Feb
45% annual average
Percentage of available rentals

Vacation rentals in Punta Gorda

Classic West Coast Florida town

Mark this exciting Florida Gulf destination in your next calendar holiday! Royal palm tree lined streets and ocean vistas are to be expected in this classic, Old Florida town. Travelers visit every year to enjoy tranquil nature paths and culture as well as the many excellent restaurants and seafood shacks in the area. Many of the rentals are in the heart of Punta Gorda and Charlotte Harbor with nearby restaurants and parks along the waterfront. So, come and find out why travelers can’t stop raving about Punta Gorda!

Elegant stylish rentals

Choose a classic rental right on the water or spacious architectural beauty on the edge of town. Whatever you decide, you will be close to the water with garden and sea views all around. These listings are a choice find for solo travelers, couples and families. Many of them feature a large living room with modern cozy furniture, flat screen TV, fully equipped kitchen and private swimming pool. With amenities like these, you might not want to come home!

Vacations in Punta Gorda

The area and getting around

A captivating coastal town with a bit of everything

Enjoy this fun destination with your family and friends! Boating culture and scenic harbors abound. Boaters can rent a boat at Allure Boat Rentals and explore the harbor and many channels. Punta Gorda is also an artsy city with a plethora of art galleries and historic wall murals throughout the city. Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens merges incredible nature with world-class art. And, the Punta Gorda History Center showcases the history of the area for travelers who enjoy deepening their knowledge about a place. At 133 miles away from Orlando, this Florida West Coast town belongs on any traveler’s radar.

Seafood and Entertainment

For starters, visit Fisherman’s Village. This lively market is where it’s all happening! Whether you’re looking to find out about upcoming events, fishing or shopping and dining, this hotspot will fill in all the gaps! For a taste of Florida spirits head over to Alligator Bay Distillers, boasting rum made from 100% Florida molasses. The seafood is to rave for and many of the restaurants feature live music. Carmelo’s Italian Ristorante and The Perfect Caper are fantastic fine dining options. For something more local, you won’t go wrong with the exquisite food at The Pier at Fisherman’s Village or the seafood feast at Peace River Seafood set in a classic authentic crabhouse.

Travelers and activities

Punta Gorda for Nature Enthusiasts

Travelers with an affinity for the outdoors will find endless walking trails, nature and greenery everywhere in Punta Gorda. Some of the many outdoor activities to enjoy including boating, paddling, biking and bird-watching. Punta Gorda Nature Park is a great place to get lost along one of the many hiking trails in this 21-acre park. There are also several picnic tables amid the spectacular scenery to enhance your experience. Charlotte Flatwoods Environmental Park is the place to come to for virgin nature and bird watching. A walk through this park will take visitors through wetlands and plains as well as sights of blue herons, sandhill cranes, white ibis and more.

Punta Gorda for Animal Lovers

A trip to Punta Gorda allows for many opportunities to see a plethora of different wildlife. The Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary & Rehabilitation Centre is a great place to learn the interesting back stories of rescued exotic animals. It is mainly managed by volunteers and offers a tranquil environment for visitors to take a walk and observe these majestic creatures. Peace River Wildlife Centre, next to Charlotte Harbour, is an educational center that takes injured animals and nurses them back to health. It’s also a great place to learn more about the environment and the center’s efforts to take care of these vulnerable animals.

In 2020, Punta Gorda ranked #2 for the USA Today’s Best Small Town Food Scenes in America thanks to the quality of dining experiences.

Top 5 travel tips in Punta Gorda

1. Take a stroll in Laishley Park and Marina

A walk in this park will take visitors through the Punta Gorda Harbor and Fishing Pier. It’s also conveniently located close to shopping and cultural centers and the Laishely Marina leads to Charlotte Harbor. There’s also tons of activities that can be done within the park.

2. Admire the Muscle Car City Museum

Designed by car aficionado Rick Treworgy, this museum holds a vintage collection of over 200 automobiles and memorabilia. Visitors will see Corvettes, Chevys, Camaros and more! It’s also home to the biggest collection of GM cars in America!

3. Peruse art galleries

Punta Gorda is known for its many local artists. Have a look at galleries like the Sea Grape Artists Gallery, notorious for one-of-a-kind pieces including pottery, glasswork and of course paintings. Also, art lovers be sure to stop by the Visual Arts Center to both admire the art and possibly even join a class and create some pieces of your own!

4. Take family fun to the next level at Escape Rooms Unlocked

Take the family to enjoy this fun game! You’ll have 60 minutes to escape by answering a series of questions. There are 7 different adventure options including ‘Heist at the Grand Hotel,’ and ‘The Hideout’.

5. Pay homage to the Hector House Plaza

This site is a must-visit to really get to know the area. Even though the original house has been demolished, there is a plaque commemorating the place where the city was officially founded. Another point of interest is the famous giant chessboard garden.

FAQs: Vacation Rentals in Punta Gorda

On average, what was the cost for vacation rentals in Punta Gorda last year?

Considering the average cost of $369 per night, Punta Gorda lies at the lower end of the price range for vacation rentals in the USA.

What time of year offers, on average, the best vacation rental prices in Punta Gorda?

If you want to save the maximum during your vacation to Punta Gorda, go there in May ($287 per night on average), June ($291), or July ($331), to find the lowest prices for the whole year.

In which months is it more expensive to rent a vacation rental in Punta Gorda?

Last year, the month that showed the highest annual average prices in Punta Gorda was March, with an average price of $471 per night. This was followed by February, with an average of $442, and then December, with $420.

Are there usually many vacation rentals available in Punta Gorda?

It is better to book your stay with plenty of time when visiting Punta Gorda, as only 22% of our properties are usually available throughout the year.

Which months offer the highest availability?

August, May and July are, in order of highest to lowest, the months offering the largest number of accommodations available, with an average availability of 51%, 40%, and 37%. However, even during these periods of time, when rental availability is the highest, the average is only 42%. So it is still important you always book your vacation early Punta Gorda.

When will it be harder to find an available vacation rental in Punta Gorda?

During this period, the availability is only 3%. It is therefore recommended to book early.

How many rentals does Holidu have in Punta Gorda?

Our inventory features approximately 80 vacation rentals from 5 partners, giving you plenty of choices when searching for your next dream vacation rental!

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