Destination guide

Delight in the picturesque landscape of Saint James City

The island views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Saint James City. Well known for its fishing, boating and biking, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Sun Splash Water Park and Edison and Ford Winter Estates are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Sightseeing in and around Saint James City

Are you looking for things to do in the city? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that makes Saint James City a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (9.8 mi / 15.8 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Dunes Golf and Tennis Club (6.8 mi / 11 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Jungle Golf Ft. Myers (10 mi / 16.2 km)
  • Smugglers Cove Adventure Golf (10 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Saint James City

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Saint James City is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lovers Key State Park (16.5 mi / 26.5 km)
  • Pine Island (4.1 mi / 6.7 km)
  • Sanibel Captiva Island (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Captiva Island (6 mi / 9.7 km)
  • J. N. Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
  • Causeway Islands Park A (6.1 mi / 9.9 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Saint James City

Fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), the closest airport, located 21 mi (33.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), which is 26.5 mi (42.7 km) away.

Where to stay around Saint James City?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 4,772 vacation rentals near Saint James City. From 2,386 Houses to 480 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Saint James City for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Saint James City?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Saint James City:

  • Palm Island: 162 vacation rentals
  • Pelican: 1,660 vacation rentals
  • Bonita Bay: 282 vacation rentals
  • Burnt Store Marina: 69 vacation rentals
  • Barefoot Beach: 3,919 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Saint James City?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Saint James City. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center: 7,237 vacation rentals
  • Gasparilla Island: 1,324 vacation rentals
  • Gulf Coast Town Center: 9,045 vacation rentals
  • Little Hickory Island Beach Park: 10,048 vacation rentals
  • El Rio Golf Club: 7,176 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Saint James City listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Saint James City?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 2,386 Houses in Saint James City. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Saint James City include:

  • Villas: 480 rentals available
  • Cottages: 113 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 1,655 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Saint James City?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 3,951 vacation rentals with pool available in Saint James City. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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