Attractions

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.

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Uncle Henry's Marina

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

0.1 miles from Hotel.

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Elred's Marina

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

2.6 miles from Hotel. Requires toll.

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Boca Grande Marina

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

4.3 miles from Hotel.

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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.

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Public Beach Access

Relax on the beach.

3 miles from Hotel.

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Glass Bottom Rentals

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

0.3 miles from Hotel.

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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

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Boca Grande Historical Society and Museum

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

0.4 miles from Hotel.

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Gasparilla Island Maritime Museum

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

4.3 miles from Hotel.

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Port Boca Grande Lighthouse

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

6.2 miles from Hotel.

Spas

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Boca Body Massage

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

Located in Hotel plaza.

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CourtYard Hair ETC

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

Located in Hotel plaza.