Destination guide

The lively city of Punta Gorda awaits you

The area's live music and history are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Punta Gorda. This city's restaurants, bars and sailing draw many visitors. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday 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 holiday 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 centre:

  • 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 highlights

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 centre:

  • 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

Transport 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 centre. 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 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,242 holiday rentals near Punta Gorda. From 780 Houses to 234 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes 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 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 Punta Gorda:

  • Burnt Store Marina: 69 holiday homes
  • Burnt Store Isles: 20 holiday homes
  • Charlotte Park: 60 holiday homes
  • Historic District: 39 holiday homes
  • Jose's Hideaway: 147 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Punta Gorda?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Punta Gorda. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Muscle Car City Museum: 2,091 holiday rentals
  • Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park: 2,376 holiday rentals
  • Babcock Ranch Preserve: 180 holiday rentals
  • Fred C. Babcock-Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area: 998 holiday rentals
  • Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary And Rehabilitation Center: 1,748 holiday 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 holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Punta Gorda?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 780 Houses in Punta Gorda. Our other popular types of Punta Gorda holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 234 holiday houses
  • Villas: 113 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 47 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Punta Gorda?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 950 holiday homes with pool available in Punta Gorda. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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