Destination guide

The lively city of Punta Gorda awaits you

The area's live music and history are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Punta Gorda. This city's restaurants, bars and sailing draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Sightseeing in and around Punta Gorda

Do you want to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that Punta Gorda has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (20.8 mi / 33.5 km)
  • Deep Creek Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Kidstar Park (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Bobcat Trail Golf and Country Club (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (10.6 mi / 17.1 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Punta Gorda

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Punta Gorda is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Manatee Park (23.6 mi / 38 km)
  • Gilchrist Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Punta Gorda History Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Bayshore Live Oak Park (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park (3.3 mi / 5.3 km)
  • Port Charlotte Beach Park (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Punta Gorda

Fly into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), the closest airport, located 3.5 mi (5.6 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 33.6 mi (54 km) away.

Where to stay near Punta Gorda?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,228 house rentals near Punta Gorda. From 770 Houses to 235 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Punta Gorda is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Punta Gorda?

Whether you're travelling 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 Punta Gorda:

  • Burnt Store Marina: 67 vacation rentals
  • Burnt Store Isles: 21 vacation rentals
  • Charlotte Park: 60 vacation rentals
  • Historic District: 39 vacation rentals
  • Pelican: 1,615 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, 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 travelling to Punta Gorda?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Punta Gorda. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Punta Gorda History Park: 2,191 home rentals
  • Babcock Ranch Preserve: 183 home rentals
  • Fishermen's Village: 2,251 home rentals
  • Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center: 1,713 home rentals
  • Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park: 2,380 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 770 Houses in Punta Gorda. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Punta Gorda include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 235 lodging choices
  • Villas: 108 lodging choices
  • Bungalows: 44 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Punta Gorda?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 937 vacation homes with pool available in Punta Gorda.

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