Recreation


Golf, Tennis + Water Fun

Our waterways are teeming with spots to fish, wakeboard, waterski and boat; and the year-round sunny skies make for excellent conditions to tee off or play a round of doubles. From golfing to tennis to fishing, around here you can’t miss.

BY September 1, 2022
PARASAILING ADVENTURE
For a solid vantage point of Bonita Springs’ beaches, book a parasail adventure with Bonita Jet Ski & Parasail. (Photo Courtesy Unsplash/Ishan)

Call or check the organizations’ websites for the latest information.

 

CHARLOTTE COUNTY

 

Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Fantasea Scuba
3781 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, (941) 627-3888.
The operator offers dive courses, equipment rentals and service, plus charters and trips. fantaseascuba.com 

Holidaze Boat Rentals
1200 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, (941) 505-8888.
Rent boats from 17 to 25 feet, center consoles, pontoons, deck boats, kayaks and SUPs. holidazeboatrental.com

Punta Gorda Fly Fishing Charters
(941) 628-7895.
Capt. Michael Manis fly fishes through the mangroves and grass flats of Pine Island Sound, Boca Grande and between Matlacha and Punta Gorda.
puntagordaflycharters.com

Smoke & Roses Private Sailing Charters
140 Leland St. S.E., Port Charlotte, (605) 366-7673.
Charter this 47-foot sailing catamaran.
smokeandroses.com

 

GOLF

Heritage Landing Golf & Country Club
14611 Heritage Landing Blvd., Punta Gorda, (941) 347-2222.
The 18-hole course, remastered by Gordon Lewis, features a pro shop and practice facilities.
heritagelandinggc.com

Kings Gate Golf Club
24000 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, (941) 625-0680.
The gated, 55+ community features an 18-hole executive course and nature preserves. kingsgategolfclub.com

Riverwood Golf Club
4100 Riverwood Drive, Port Charlotte, (941) 764-6661.
The Gene Bates-designed, par-72 championship course features a heavily wooded front nine and wetlands in the back. riverwoodgc.com

Twin Isles Country Club
301 Madrid Blvd., Punta Gorda, (941) 637-1232.
The certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary is home to a 6,722-yard, par-72, 18-hole golf course, plus Har-Tru clay and DecoTurf all-weather tennis courts. twinislescc.org

Tennis & Pickleball Gilchrist Park
400 W. Retta Esplanade, Punta Gorda, (941) 575-3394.
This park along Charlotte Harbor has tennis, pickleball and basketball courts; a playground; fishing pier; and picnic shelters. cityofpuntagordafl.com

Harold Avenue Regional Park Recreation Center
23400 Harold Ave., Port Charlotte, (941) 627-1074.
The center features tennis, pickleball and volleyball, as well as picnic and grill areas. charlottecountyfl.gov

Pickleplex of Punta Gorda
26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda.
Located at Florida SouthWestern State College, the destination offers 16 regulation courts with bleachers. pickleplex.org

South County Regional Park Recreation Center
670 Cooper St., Punta Gorda. (941) 505-8686.
Amenities include lit areas for basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis and pickleball.
charlottecountyfl.gov

 

COLLIER COUNTY

 

Everglades City

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Capt. Mike Merritt’s Native Guide Service
Various locations, (561) 252-4324.
An Everglades City native takes you on a 22-foot Pathfinder. everglade-angler.com

Everglades Adventures Kayak & Eco Tours
605 Buckner Ave. N., (239) 294-8456.
The outfitter offers kayak and canoe rentals, plus tours of the Everglades, including a package with the Ivey House Everglades Adventures Hotel.
evergladesadventures.com

Everglades Fishing Charters
406 Storter Ave. N., (239) 695-2029.
Florida native Capt. Becky Campbell has more than 50 years of experience.
evergladesfishingcharters.com

Everglades Old Time Charters
404 Storter Ave. N., (239) 821-1148.
Explore Ten Thousand Islands and Everglades National Park. evergladesoldtimecharters.com

Tightline Fishin’ Charters
Various locations, (239) 227-3144.
Hit the water with an eighth-generation Chokoloskee native, Capt. Scout Morris, on a 22-foot Sea Chaser. tightlinefishincharters.com

 

Marco Island

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Breakwater Adventures
909 Collier Court, (305) 902-4772.
The captains offer private boat tours, plus wakeboarding, tubing and shelling. 
breakwateradventures.com

Key West Express
951 Bald Eagle Drive, (239) 463-5733.
Running to and from Key West, air-conditioned boats with a full bar depart from Fort Myers Beach and Marco Island. keywestexpress.net

Marco Island Princess
951 Bald Eagle Drive, (239) 642-5415.
Sunset, nature and history cruises are available. themarcoislandprincess.com

Marco Island Water Sports
400 S. Collier Blvd., 600 S. Collier Blvd., 560 S. Collier Blvd., (239) 642-2359.
Eco-tours are available, plus parasailing, paddle boards, banana boats and WaveRunners. marcoislandwatersports.com

The Marina at Factory Bay
1081 Bald Eagle Drive, (239) 389-2929.
Find 72 large short- or long-term boat slips, and a clubhouse with Wi-Fi, laundry, showers and ice. themarinaatfactorybay.com

Scuba Marco
1141 Bald Eagle Drive, (239) 389-7889.
A full-service dive shop offers certifications, trips and equipment. scubamarco.com

 

GOLF

Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club
1370 Borghese Lane, (239) 389-6611. 
The club features an 18-hole championship course designed by Peter Jacobsen and Jim Hardy.
rookeryatmarcogolf.com

Marco Golf & Garden
971 Winterberry Drive, (239) 970-0561.
This challenging, tropical 18-hole miniature golf course is geared toward
adults. marcogolfandgarden.com

The Rookery at Marco
3433 Club Center Blvd., (239) 642-2796.
This 18-hole, 7,180-yard, par-72 course was recently redesigned by acclaimed golf course designer Robert Cupp, Jr. rookeryatmarcogolf.com

 

TENNIS

City of Marco Island Racquet Center
1275 San Marco Road, (239) 394-5454.
The center offers lighted, hard-surface courts and Har-Tru clay courts, plus indoor racquetball courts. cityofmarcoisland.com

 

Naples

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

All Water Excursions
Various locations, (239) 594-0213.
The company offers sunset charters, eco-tours, fishing excursions, luxury charters and party boats.
allwaterexcursions.com

Bayfront Marina
Goodlette Frank Road and U.S. 41, (239) 434-2300.
The marina offers short-term or long-term dockage, with 33 slips for crafts up to 40 feet, plus restaurants and shops. bayfrontmarina.com

Cool Beans Cruises
377 Capri Blvd., (239) 777-0020.
Book a private catamaran
charter. coolbeanscruises.com

Corey Billie’s Airboat Rides
20610 Tamiami Trail E., (239) 389-7433.
A native Seminole guide tours you through a 200-acre private piece of the ‘Glades. cbairboatrides.com

Grand Slam Light Tackle Sportfishing
550 Port O Call Way, (239) 571-2878.
Capt. Will Geraghty offers backcountry and offshore fishing charters. naplessportfishing.com

Hamilton Harbor Yacht Club
7065 Hamilton Ave., (239) 775-0506.
Near Rookery Bay, this boathouse can hold 325 boats up to 55 feet long. Its Clean & Resilient Marina
Program-approved, and features fuel and a bait shop. hamiltonharboryachtclub.com

Island Sailing Naples
800 12th Ave. S., (239) 398-1483.
Here, you can charter a sailboat. sailnaples.com

Manatee Sightseeing Eco-Tourism Adventure
525 Newport Drive, (239) 642-8818.
Manatee sightings are guaranteed on this covered boat ride. see-manatees.com

Mangrove Outfitters Fly Shop
4111 Tamiami Trail E., (239) 793-3370.
Backcountry fishing guides operate out of the full-service fly shop.
mangroveoutfitters.com

Ms. B. Haven Fishing & Eco Charters
550 Port O Call Way, (239) 825-4292.
The charter service offers inshore fishing, offshore fishing and eco-tours. fishinnaples.com

Naples Bay Resort & Marina
1500 Fifth Ave. S., (239) 530-5134.
The marina has 97 slips, a fuel dock, boat rentals, overnight boat dockage, and a ships store and boutique. nbrboatrental.com

Naples Beach Water Sports
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road., (239) 572-2953.
Parasailing, paddle boards, banana boats and WaveRunners are available. naplesbeachwatersports.com

Naples City Dock
880 12th Ave. S., (239) 213-3070.
The docks can accommodate 30- to 60-foot vessels with deep water. Fuel dock, restrooms, bait and ice; close to restaurants, ships’ store and trolley service.
aplesgov.com

Naples Nantucket Yacht Group
15910 Old 41 North Rd., Unit 200, (239) 331-6868.
Book private charters on yachts like the 95-foot Sunseeker. naplesnantucketyachtgroup.com

Naples Princess
550 Port O Call Way, (239) 649-2275.
See Port Royal or watch the sunset aboard a 105-foot yacht.
naplesprincesscruises.com

Nauti Exposures
(239) 313-1024.
This mobile kayak rental company also offers tours. nautiexposures.com

Port of Naples Marina
550 Port O Call Way, (239) 774-0479.
In addition to a tackle shop, food and space for events, the marina offers boat rentals and cruise charters.
portofnaplesmarina.com

Pure Florida
1200 Fifth Ave. S., (239) 263-4949.
Book a sightseeing or sunset cruise aboard the Double Sunshine; go deep-sea or backwater calm bay fishing; take a dolphin, eco or island shelling tour; rent a jet ski or deck boat; or enjoy a private charter. purefl.com

Rising Tide Explorers
1295 Capri Blvd., (239) 734-3231.
Join the area’s only biologist-guided kayak and boat tours to explore the estuary in the Rookery Bay Research Reserve. Paddle through mangrove tunnels, watch birds return to roost during a Southwest Florida sunset and find unique shells on remote beaches. Kayak rentals are available, with free delivery, to explore on your own. risingtidefl.com

Scuba Outfitters of Naples
950 Third Ave. N., (239) 280-5500.
This five-Star PADI TecRec Dive Center offers dive education and equipment. scubaoutfittersnaples.com

SCUBAdventures
971 Creech Road, (239) 434-7477.
The dive shop offers scuba training and equipment rentals. scubadventureslc.com

South Bay Marina
179 South Bay Drive, Suite 4, (239) 597-2063.
This marina has fuel, bait, tackle, concessions, boat rentals and charters. southbaymarinafl.com

Sweet Liberty, Naples City Dock
880 12th Ave. S., (239) 793-3525.
Beachcombing, dolphin tours, sunset cruises, cocktail cruises and eco-tours are available on a 53-foot catamaran. sweetliberty.com

 

GOLF

Bear’s Paw Country Club
2500 Golden Gate Parkway, (239) 263-3007.
The award-winning 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Signature championship course features amenities like a clubhouse and fitness center. bearspawcc.org

Bonita Bay Club Naples
3700 Wildwood Blvd., (239) 353-5100.
The club is home to two Tom Fazio-designed Audubon International Signature golf courses.
bonitabayclub.net

The Club At Mediterra
15755 Corso Mediterra Circle, (239) 254-3000.
At the Audubon International Silver Signature Sanctuary-certified golf club, you’ll find Tom Fazio-designed courses, plus tennis, bocce, pickleball, wellness facilities and a private beach.
mediterraliving.com

Cypress Woods Golf & Country Club
3525 Northbrooke Drive, (239) 592-7860.
The club features a par-72, Gordon Lewis-designed, 18-hole course and pro shop. cypresswoodsgolf.com

Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club
11 Cypress View Drive, (239) 793-0500.
The golf community sits on 300 acres with an award-winning course. eaglecreekgcc.com

Glen Eagle Golf & Country Club
1403 Glen Eagle Blvd., (239) 354-3167.
The club features an 18-hole, par-70 course. gleneaglecountryclub.com

Grey Oaks Country Club
2400 Grey Oaks Drive, (239) 262-5550.
The club is home to three championship courses, a 30,000-square-foot wellness center, tennis, pickleball and bocce. greyoakscc.com

LaPlaya Golf Course
333 Palm River Blvd., (239) 254-5001.
The 18-hole, par-72, 6,902-yard course is at LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort. laplayaresort.com

Lely Resort Golf & Country Club
8004 Lely Resort Blvd., (239) 793-2600.
The club offers three championship courses. lelyresortgolfandcountryclub.com

Naples Grande Golf Club
7335 Premier Drive, (239) 659-3700.
The club features private instruction from 2008 South Florida PGA Teacher of the Year Mark Durland. naplesgrandegolf.com

Naples Lakes Country Club
4784 Naples Lakes Blvd., (239) 919-1150.
The club offers an Arnold Palmer Signature Course with six sets of tees ranging from 4,516 yards to 6,708 yards.
napleslakesfl.com

Pelican Marsh Golf Club
1810 Persimmon Drive, (239) 597-3000.
This is a challenging, award-winning golf course and certified Audubon Sanctuary. pelicanmarshgc.com 

Tiburón Golf Club
2620 Tiburón Drive, (239) 593-2200.
The lauded club features two 18-hole courses and hosts the annual QBE Shootout, CME Tour Championship and the Chubb Classic events. tiburonnaples.com

Vanderbilt Country Club
8250 Danbury Blvd., (239) 348-2662.
This par-72, 18-hole championship golf course was designed by Kipp Schulties.
vanderbiltcountryclub.com

Wilderness Country Club
101 Clubhouse Drive, (239) 261-6060.
The Arthur Hills-designed, 18-hole course features a clubhouse and tennis facilities. wildernesscc.com

 

TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

Academia Sanchez-Casal Florida
2035 Sanchez-Casal Way, (239) 263-1818.
This international tennis academy houses 38 tennis courts and a club. sanchez-casal.com

Arthur L. Allen Tennis Center
735 Eighth Ave. S., (239) 213-3060.
The center features twelve lighted Hydro-grid Har-Tru courts with leagues, clinics and lessons. naplesgov.com

Pelican Bay Community Park
764 Vanderbilt Beach Road, (239) 598-3025.
The park has lit clay tennis and racquetball courts. collierparks.com

The Club at Barefoot Beach
105 Shell Drive, (239) 992-0024.
The full-service beach club features two Har-Tru tennis courts. theclubatbarefootbeach.com

Vineyards Community Park
6231 Arbor Blvd., (239) 252-4105.
Find comfort-cushioned tennis courts and racquetball courts. collierparks.com

 

LEE COUNTY

 

Bonita Springs

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Bonita Bay Marina
27598 Marina Pointe Dr., (239) 495-3222.
Located on the Imperial River, the marina features a waterfront restaurant open in season, boat lifts, dry boat storage, a fuel dock, and a fully stocked ships store. bonitabaymarina.net

Big Hickory Seafood Grille & Marina
26107 Hickory Blvd., (239) 992-0991.
The marina features pontoon boats, kayaks, bait, supplies, fuel and slips, and is the landing site for the Great Calusa Blueway canoe and kayak paddling trail.
bighickory.net

Bonita Jet Ski & Parasail
27908 Hickory Blvd., (239) 320-7387.
Find jet skis, chairs, cabanas, umbrellas, paddleboards, kayaks, parasailing and jet ski dolphin tours. bonitajetski.com

CGT Kayaks
27300 Old 41 Road, (239) 221-8218.
The outfitter specializes in Estero River paddling and offers kayak, SUP rentals and guided tours. cgtkayaks.com

Ebb-N-Flow SUP Tours & Rentals
4279 Bonita Beach Road S.W., (239) 221-7853.
Arrange SUP, kayak or bike rentals, or book tours of Turkey Bay. ebbnflowsuptoursandrentals.com

Fish Trap Marina Inc.
4794 Bonita Beach Road, (239) 992-6055.
The marina offers bait, tackle, rod and reel repairs, and backwater charter fishing. facebook.com/fishtrapmarina

Florida Excursions
28651 Diesel Drive N., Unit 6, (239) 592-1200.
The company offers narrated boat cruises in a mangrove estuary, kayak and canoe rentals, and scuba trips. cruisefishdive.com

Paddle Naples Tours & Rentals
1965 Estero Blvd., (239) 301-8888.
Launch from Big Hickory Island in Estero Bay for guided kayak, stand-up paddleboard and fishing tours, and rentals. paddlenaples.com

Sweetwater Adventures
27598 Marina Pointe Drive, (239) 405-7155.
Near the Imperial River, you can partake in sightseeing and fishing, plus kids’ camps.
sweetwateradventures.com

 

GOLF

Bonita Bay Club
26660 Country Club Drive, (239) 495-0200.
The club features multiple 18-hole, par-72 certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary courses designed by Arthur Hills and Tom Fazio, Har-Tru tennis courts, gel-surface pickleball courts and a championship croquet court. bonitabayclub.net

Bonita Fairways Golf Club
26740 Samoset Way, (239) 947-9100.
The club features an 18-hole, par-61 executive course designed by Gordon Lewis. bonitafairways.net

The Colony Golf & Country Club
4101 Pelican Colony Blvd., (239) 390-4700.
The 18-hole, former U.S. Open champion Jerry Pate-designed par-72 championship course.
thecolonygolfcc.com

Hunters Ridge Golf & Country Club
12500 Hunters Ridge Blvd., (239) 992-4900.
This private club has an 18-hole championship course. huntersridgegolfandcountryclub.com

Raptor Bay Golf Club
23001 Coconut Point Resort Drive, (239) 390-4600.
Ranked in the top 10 by Sports Illustrated, it’s also certified by Audubon International.
raptorbaygolfclub.com

Shadow Wood Country Club
22801 Oakwilde Blvd., (239) 992-6000.
The private club features three championship courses, Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce ball courts and clubhouses.
shadowwoodcc.com

Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club
9801 Treasure Cay Lane, (239) 992-5100.
This club features 27 holes of championship golf courses designed by Gordon Lewis and Bruce Howard. It also offers Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce courts, a clubhouse and a fitness center. spanishwellscountryclub.com

 

TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

Peak Performance Pickleball Academy
27200 Kent Road, (239) 333-1668.
Take part in lessons, clinics, drill and play sessions, leagues, tournament tune-up clinics and day camps at the Bonita Springs YMCA. peakpickleballacademy.com

Pelican Landing Tennis Center
24501 Walden Center Drive, (239) 947-5977.
The center features 12 renovated Har-Tru courts. pelicanlanding.com

 

Cape Coral/Pine Island

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Southwest Florida Yachts Inc. and Florida Sailing & Cruising School
5991 Silver King Blvd., Suite 108, Cape Coral, (239) 257-2788.
Charter a yacht or learn at this American Sailing Association certification facility, which features courses in powerboat and sailing instruction. swfyachts.com

Gulf Coast Kayak
4120 Pine Island Road, Matlacha, (239) 283-1125.
Embark on kayak and SUP rentals, tours and fishing excursions in the Matlacha Pass Aquatic Preserve. gulfcoastkayak.com

 

GOLF

Alden Pines Country Club
14261 Clubhouse Drive, Bokeelia, (239) 283-2179.
The only golf course on Pine Island has a par-71 course with 18 holes. aldenpinesgolf.com

Coral Oaks Golf Course
1800 N.W. 28th Ave., Cape Coral, (239) 573-3100.
The public course features one of the largest practice facilities in the area. capecoral.net/coraloak

 

TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

Camelot Park
1718 S.W. 52 Terrace, Cape Coral, (239) 573-3128.
This 6.4-acre park offers tennis and pickleball courts, horseshoe pits, a playground and picnic shelters. capecoral.net

Joe Stonis Park
3444 Ceitus Parkway, Cape Coral, (239) 573-3128.
The 7-acre park features tennis, pickleball and shuffleboard courts. capecoral.net

 

Estero

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Estero River Outfitters
20991 S. Tamiami Trail, (239) 992-4050.
With this company, you can canoe, kayak or paddleboard along Estero River. esteroriveroutfitters.com

 

GOLF

Breckenridge Golf & Tennis Club
20091 Wimbleton Court, (239) 992-5959.
The club features an 18-hole, par-3 golf course, lighted Har-Tru tennis and pickleball courts. breckenridgehomeowners.com

The Club at Grandézza
11481 Grande Oak Blvd., (239) 948-3569.
The club features rolling fairways and sharp elevation changes. grandezzacc.com

Miromar Lakes Beach & Golf Club
18520 Miromar Lakes Blvd. W., (239) 482-7644.
This is an 18-hole, 7,100-yard, par-72 Arthur Hills Signature course. miromarlakes.com

Old Corkscrew Golf Club
17320 Corkscrew Road, (239) 949-4700.
The Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course is certified as an Audubon International Silver Signature member. oldcorkscrew.com

Pelican Sound Golf & River Club
4569 Pelican Sound Blvd., (239) 948-4331.
The club’s three, nine-hole private courses range from 4,600 to 7,100 yards. pelicansoundgrc.com

Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club
21251 Stoneybrook Golf Blvd., (239) 948-3933.
The 18-hole, par-72 course is 7,353 yards long. stoneybrookgolfestero.com

Villages at Country Creek
21180 Country Creek Drive, (239) 947-2050.
The 3,871-yard, par-61, 18-hole course was designed by Gordon Lewis. villagesatcountrycreek.org

West Bay Club
4606 West Bay Blvd., (239) 444-2310.
The 18-hole Pete and P.B. Dye-designed golf course also features a tennis center. westbayclubs.com

Wildcat Run Golf & Country Club
20300 Country Club Drive, (239) 947-6066.
The club features an 18-hole, par-72 Arnold Palmer Signature-designed golf course and Har-Tru tennis courts. wildcatruncc.com

 

TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

The Club at Rapallo
8551 Via Rapallo Drive, (239) 949-3347.
Located at Coconut Point, the club features a tennis center.
clubatrapallo.com

Estero Park & Recreation Center
9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd., (239) 533-1470.
Find nine indoor pickleball courts. leegov.com

 

Fort Myers

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Ace Performer
16842 McGregor Blvd., (239) 565-4860.
Kayak, paddle boards, windsurfing, wing foil and kiteboarding lessons, rentals and equipment sales. Ask about its wearable, swimmable mermaid tails.
aceperformer.com

Adventures in Paradise
14341 Port Comfort Road,  (239) 472-8443.
Find eco-tours, dolphin watching, sunset cruises and fishing, plus trolley access. adventureinparadiseinc.com

Calusa Fishing Adventures
17543 Taylor Drive, (941) 677-3474.
Capt. Mark Yimin leads custom inshore and night fishing. calusafishing.com

Capt. Paul Hobby Fishing Charters
13371 Electron Drive, (239) 850-2088.
The charter specializes in light-tackle and fly-fishing for snook, redfish and tarpon. fishinghobby.com

Endless Summer Charters
14341 Port Comfort Road, (239) 691-1966.
The company offers back-bay, inshore and offshore charters, eco-tours, sight-seeing tours and sunset cruises. sanibelislandfishingcharters.com

Kayak Excursions
17950 John Morris Road, (239) 297-7011.
The kayak and SUP company offers paddle rentals and sales, tours, lessons and fishing. kayak-excursions.com

J.C. Cruises
1300 Hendry St., (239) 334-7474.
Hop on a triple-deck paddle wheeler on the Caloosahatchee River. jccruises.com

The Marina at Edison Ford
2360 W. First St., (239) 895-7703.
The marina offers 45 public slips, pump-out services, electrical hook-up, showers and restrooms. There’s also a  Pinchers restaurant.
marinaedisonford.com

Offshore Sailing School
16731 McGregor Blvd., Suite 110, (888) 454-7015.
Find beginner to advanced cruising, coastal navigation, liveaboard cruising, offshore sailing and more. offshoresailing.com

Royal Shell Port Sanibel Marina
14341 Port Comfort Road, (239) 437-1660.
The marina offers 95 stationary docks, dry storage, ship store, boardwalk, and canoe and kayak tours. There are also showers, laundry and a restaurant on site.
portsanibelmarina.com

Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa
17260 Harbour Pointe Drive, (239) 466-4000.
The harbor has 13 boat slips, WaveRunner, canoe and kayak rentals, dolphin adventure tours and dinner cruises on the Sanibel Harbour Princess. sanibelmarriott.com

Scubavice Diving Center
12600 McGregor Blvd., (239) 481-4733.
The center specializes in scuba instruction, snorkel lessons, service, sales and rentals. scubavicedivers.com

SkyHigh Jetpacks & Flyboards
17590 East St., (239) 699-2487.
Hover above the water with a flying hoverboard or water-powered jet pack. skyhighjetpacks.com

 

GOLF

The Club at Renaissance
12801 Renaissance Way, (239) 561-4170.
The private club features an 18-hole golf course designed by Arthur Hills and championship red clay tennis courts, as well as pickleball and bocce ball courts. theclubatrenaissance.com

Colonial Country Club
9181 Independence Way, (239) 768-9421.
The club has an 18-hole, 7,385-yard, par-72 championship course. colonialgolfclub.com

Crown Colony Golf & Country Club
8851 Crown Colony Blvd., (239) 590-9044.
This is an 18-hole, certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary. crowncolonygcc.com

Cypress Lake Golf Club
6767 Winkler Road, (239) 481-1333.
The member-owned club features one of the area’s oldest private golf courses, designed in 1959 by Dick Wilson and renovated in 2017.
cypresslakegc.com

Del Tura Golf & Country Club
18621 N. Tamiami Trail, (239) 731-7814.
The club offers a 27-hole, presidential course, a pro-shop and an on-site restaurant.
delturagolfclub.com

Eastwood Golf Course
4600 Bruce Herd Lane, (239) 321-7487.
The course, which includes a driving range and practice green, is located only 15 minutes from Southwest Florida International Airport. cityftmyers.com

The Forest Country Club
6100 Club Blvd. SW, (239) 482-8378.
The club features two, tree-lined courses punctuated by lakes and streams and a newly renovated clubhouse. theforestcc.com

Fort Myers Country Club
3591 McGregor Blvd., (239) 321-7488.
The club’s course has been open since 1916, and hosts the Yuengling Open, a pro-am golf tournament that began in 1963.
cityftmyers.com

Golfview Golf & Racquet Club
14849 Hole-in-One Circle, (239) 489-2264.
Golfers can drive across the 4.5-acre lake on four holes, or stay inland with shorter tee shots. golfview.club

Heritage Palms Golf & Country Club
10420 Washingtonia Palm Way, (239) 278-9090.
Play on two 18-hole championship courses. hpgcc.com

Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club
14500 Vista River Drive, (239) 433-5111.
One of Fort Myers’ most prestigious country clubs has an 18-hole championship golf course; eight Hydro-Grid clay courts; a Wellness Center, including a spa and salon; casual and formal waterfront dining; and a deep-water marina. gulfharbour.com

Herons Glen Golf & Country Club
2250 Herons Glen Blvd., (239) 731-4520.
The club has an 18-hole, par-72, 6,468-yard semi-private course.
hggcc.com

The Hideaway Country Club
5670 Trailwinds Drive,  (239) 275-6232.
The club features an 18-hole, par-67, presidential-length course that is open to the public in summer. thehideawaygolf.com

The Landings Yacht, Golf & Tennis Club
4425 S. Landings Drive, Suite 100, (239) 482-3211.
Located on 250 acres of riverfront, the club features an 18-hole, 3,078-yard golf course, lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, and a full-service marina. landingsygtc.com

Lexington Country Club
16257 Willowcrest Way, (239) 437-3380.
Kipp Schulties designed the private course with water hazards, large greens and enhanced landscaping. lexingtoncountryclub.com

Pelican Preserve Golf Club
9802 Pelican Preserve Blvd., (239) 985-1707.
Here you’ll find 27 holes of championship golf by renowned course architect Chip Powell. pelicanpreservegolfclub.com

Sabal Springs Golf & Racquet Club
3410 Clubview Drive, (239) 731-0101.
This is a semi-private, 18-hole, 3,279-yard, par-60 course. sabalspringsgolf.com

San Carlos Golf Club
7420 Constitution Circle, (239) 267-3131.
This is an 18-hole, semi-private course with an aqua driving range, pitching and chipping area, a putting green and PGA professional instruction available.
sancarlosgolfclub.com

Shell Point Golf Club
17500 On Par Blvd., (239) 433-9790.
The club features a Gordon Lewis-designed 18-hole course. shellpointgolf.com

Terraverde Country Club
17000 Terraverde Circle, (239) 433-7733.
The club has a nine-hole, 1,260-yard course.
terraverdecountryclub.net

 

TENNIS & PICKLEBALL

City of Fort Myers Racquet Club
1700 Matthew Drive, (239) 980-7116.
It offers 10 lighted tennis courts at the Sam Fleishman Regional Sports Complex. cityftmyers.com

Rutenberg Community Park
6500 South Pointe Blvd., (239) 349-0397.
The 40-acre park features eight tennis courts. leegov.com

Wa-Ke Hatchee Park Recreation Center
16760 Bass Road, (239) 432-2154.
The center offers tennis and pickleball courts, plus a dog park, playground and pavilion. leegov.com

 

Fort Myers Beach

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Captain Tony’s Fishing Adventures
18800 San Carlos Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 415-0515.
Book night, full-day and half-day charters. capttonys.com

Estero Island Parasail
Multiple locations, (239) 994-1399.
Find flights for first-timers and for thrill-seekers.
esteroislandparasail.com

Gulf Star Marina
708 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers Beach, (239) 463-9552.
Opened in 2020 and said to be the first smart marina in the U.S., the facility offers high-tech, automated dry storage for boats up to 40 feet. gulfstarmarina.com

Fish Tale Marina
7225 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 463-3600.
The marina offers dry or wet storage, ship’s store, rentals and charters. thefishtalemarina.com

Get Hooked Charter Fishing
7225 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 691-1464.
Capt. Matt DeAngelis offers inshore saltwater fishing.
gethookedcharter.net

Excursions Marina
18450 San Carlos Boulevard, (239) 297-7011.
This new location includes a full marina, offering kayak and paddleboard rentals, lessons and tours, plus boat rentals, excursions, tiki cruises, sailing trips and private charters, including inshore fishing.
excursionsmarina.com

Mid-Island Water Sports
Multiple locations, (239) 765-0965.
Located at the Sandpiper Gulf and Wyndham resorts, the center offers JetSki and SUP rentals, parasailing and WaveRunner dolphin tours. midislandwatersports.com

Ranalli Parasail
61 Avenue C, Fort Myers Beach, (239) 565-5700.
Find parasailing and WaveRunner dolphin tours, cabana and umbrella rentals.
ranalliparasail.com

Rebel Water Sports
1010 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 677-6782.
Book dolphin tours, WaveRunners or banana boat rides.
rebelwatersports.com

Salty Sam’s Marina
2500 Main St., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 463-7333.
The marina offers waterfront dining, fishing and sailing charters, a daily Key West Express ferry, boat rentals, fuel, dockage, a ship’s store, service, storage and repair. saltysamsmarina.com

Snook Bight Yacht Club & Marina
4765 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, (239) 765-4371.
Find wet and dry storage, rental boats, repairs and maintenance, laundry, a restaurant and live bait. snookbightmarina.com

 

Port Charlotte/Punta Gorda

 

BOAT CHARTERS, WATERSPORTS & MARINAS

Captiva Cruises
11401 Andy Rosse Lane or 5400 South Seas Plantation Road, Captiva. (239) 472-5300.
Find daily trips to Cabbage Key, Useppa Island, Boca Grande and Cayo Costa, plus sunset, shelling, dolphin & wildlife cruises, and private charters. captivacruises.com

Jensen’s Twin Palm Marina & Cottage
15107 Captiva Drive, Captiva, (239) 472-5800.
The full-service marina includes boat rentals, charters, water taxi and historic guest cottages. jensensmarina.com

The Marina at ’Tween Waters
15951 Captiva Drive, Captiva, (239) 472-5161.
The marina offers dockage, charter boats and kayaking excursions, plus canoe, kayak and bicycle rentals. tween-waters.com

Sanibel Marina
634 N. Yachtsman Drive, Sanibel, (239) 472-2723.
The full-service designated Clean Marina offers charters, rentals and an onsite restaurant. sanibelmarina.com

YOLO Watersports
11534 Andy Rosse Lane, Captiva, (239) 472-9656.
Find tubing, WaveRunners, flyboarding, paddleboarding and parasailing, plus rentals for sailboats, SUPs, surfboards and beach equipment. yolowatersports.com

 

GOLF

Captiva Course
South Seas Island Resort, 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva, (239) 579-1480.
The Gulfside, nine-hole, 1,394-yard, par-27 course was designed by Chip Powell and features a pro shop. southseas.com

The Dunes Golf & Tennis Club
949 Sand Castle Road, Sanibel, (239) 472-2535.
The 18-hole, par-70, 5,606-yard course features pickleball courts, Har-Tru tennis courts and a tennis academy.
dunesgolfsanibel.com

Sanibel Island Golf Club
1100 Par View Drive, Sanibel, (239) 472-2626.
The club includes an 18-hole, par-70, semi-private course, 13 Har-Tru courts and a pro shop.  sanibelislandgc.com