Tourists, boaters, and fishermen have long been enjoying Gasparilla Island, known for its world class tarpon fishing and beautiful beaches. The Boca Grande Hotel is located within 3 miles of a public beach access. Rent a bike or golf cart from Kappy's Market to easily get around and explore!

Boating & Fishing

Gasparilla Island is known as the tarpon fishing capital of the world. Book a fishing charter with a captain and see what you can catch! Bringing your own boat? Dock or launch it at a local marina.

Uncle Henry's Marina

Offers boat docking and a boat ramp closest to the Boca Grande Hotel.

0.1 miles from Hotel.

Elred's Marina

Offers boat docking, a boat ramp, and bait & tackle.

2.6 miles from Hotel. Requires toll.

Boca Grande Marina

A full-service marina offering boat docking and golf cart rentals.

4.3 miles from Hotel.

Charter Fishing

Book a fishing charter and see what you can catch!

Locations vary.

Beaches & Excursions

Boca Grande Hotel is located a quick drive, golf cart ride, or bike ride away from several beaches and excursions.

Public Beach Access

Relax on the beach.

3 miles from Hotel.

Glass Bottom Rentals

Rent a clear kayak, stand up paddle board, or book a guided kayak tour.

0.3 miles from Hotel.

Gasparilla Adventures

Rent a golf cart or bicycle and explore the island at your own pace!

3.8 miles from Hotel.

Historical Points of Interest

Boca Grande Historical Society and Museum

Museum featuring exhibitions with photos and historical research on the island and region.

0.4 miles from Hotel.

Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum

Museum located at the historic Whidden's Marina with maritime artifacts.

4.3 miles from Hotel.

Port Boca Grande Lighthouse

Explore the lighthouse and visit the museum to learn about the history of Gasparilla Island.

6.2 miles from Hotel.


Boca Body Massage

Massage services such as Swedish massage, deep tissue massage, or hot stone massage.

Located in Hotel plaza.

CourtYard Hair ETC

Salon offering hair, nail, massage, facial, and waxing services.

Located in Hotel plaza.