Situated just south of Fort Myers on the western coast of Florida, Cape Coral provides you with the perfect place to relax with a beach vacation on the Gulf Coast. This is the largest city located between Tampa and Miami, and it is home to more than 180,000 residents. You can easily find a gorgeous coastal villa in Cape Coral with a view of the coast, and you may be able to enjoy other fabulous on-site amenities, such as a barbecue grill, a hot tub, a patio or deck and more. You can easily make your coastal vacation all that you are dreaming it can be when you head to Cape Coral.
A trip to the Florida coast would not be complete without spending time relaxing at the beach, and there are many lovely beaches that you will enjoy easy access to from your Cape Coral beach villa. Two of the most popular beaches in the area are the Sanibel Island beach and the Fort Myers Beach. Sport fishing and boating on the nearby Caloosahatchee River. There is also a popular SunSplash water park that is home to several water slides and other fun features. For additional recreation, there are seven popular golf courses in the area.
In addition to spending fun time outdoors at the beach, golf course or other venues, there is also much to see and do across the area with your home base as your rental villa. For example, while on your trip, you can also enjoy the Cape Coral Farmers Market, the Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library, the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve and several distillery tours.
Cape Coral and the Fort Myers area is a highly populated area, and this is a very culturally diverse region of the state. Art lovers will love touring Lorne's Art Gallery in Cape Coral, and there is an additional Art Gallery 47th to explore. You can shop for antiques at Blue Moon Antiques. If you are in the mood for live music, you can check out the calendar of events at popular venues such as the Germain Arena, the Artis-Naples, the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall and the Charlotte County Memorial Auditorium.
The summer months are by far the most popular time of the year to visit the Cape Coral area, but the weather in the area can be ideal for a vacation throughout much of the year. With gulf coastal breezes sweeping through the area throughout much of the year and with a southern position in the United States, the temperature in the winter is mild most days. In fact, the average high temperature will be around 60 degrees or higher for most of the winter season, and many spring and fall days have highs in the 70s and 80s. The average high in the summer months is around 90, and these are often the wettest months of the year. With a location along the southern coast of the United States, travelers should be aware of hurricane season and the potential for tropical storms and hurricanes from the spring through the fall months each year.
If you are traveling from far away, the best way to reach the area is by plane. The area is serviced by the Coral Creek Airport, the Pine Island Airport and the Woodstock Airport. You can also fly into either Tampa to the north, Orlando to the east or Miami to the south if you want to fly into a major airport. Interstate 75 is the major thoroughfare that runs through the area, and it passes all the way from the northern border in Georgia to close to Miami.