Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Placida

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday home in Placida. Well known for its fishing, golfing and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Placida

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Placida a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Kidstar Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Heron Creek Golf Course (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Bobcat Trail Golf and Country Club (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Placida

If you're planning a holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Placida

Travellers love Placida for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Placida. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Venice Beach (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Don Pedro Island State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Gasparilla Island (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Boca Grande Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Gasparilla Island State Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)

How to get to and around Placida

The nearest airport is in Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), located 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 36.2 mi (58.2 km) away.

Where to stay near Placida?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,007 holiday rentals near Placida. From 485 Houses to 244 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Placida for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Placida?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Placida:

  • Palm Island: 155 holiday homes
  • Meadows and Villas: 15 holiday homes
  • Rotonda Sands: 111 holiday homes
  • Placida Bay: 40 holiday homes
  • Coral Creek: 21 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I rent Houses in Placida?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 485 Houses in Placida. Our other popular types of Placida holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 244 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 50 holiday houses
  • Villas: 183 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Placida?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 663 holiday homes with pool available in Placida. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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