The Shops at Surfside (with Starbucks, Pizza, Grill, Bank, Department Store, etc.) are a 4 minute drive by car. The Publix-Supermarket on SW Pine Island Road is approx. 7 minutes by car.


To Sirenia Vista Park ,who offers Manatee Viewing and Kayak Launch (also planned is a boardwalk and information center),it´s about 10 minutes by car.


You can rent kayaks for the above mentioned manatee-area around Matlacha at Gulfcoast Kayak (guided tours are also available) - only 9 minutes by car


In a 15 min radius by car you´ll find multiple golf courses.


The Sunsplash-Waterpark is only 15 minutes away.


Also Cape Harbour with lots of shops and restaurants (for example the famous "Rumrunners") can be reached in 15 minutes.


Shopping-Fans get their money´s worth at Edison Mall .In 20 min. you´re there.


Additional Destinations:

Ft.Myers Beach/Pier -  approx. 35 Min.

Sanibel Island          - approx. 40 Min.

Miromar Outlets      -  approx. 40 Min.



Ft.Myers Int. Airport     -  approx. 35 Min.

Miami Int. Airport         -  approx. 2h 35 Min.

Tampa Int. Airport        -  approx. 2h

Orlando Int. Airport      -  approx. 3h

Fort Lauderdale Airport - approx. 2h 20 Min.

More distant destinations (for day trips):


Bush Gardens (Tampa)       -  approx. 2h 10 Min.

Naples                                     -  approx. 1h

Sea World (Orlando)           -  approx. 2h 50 Min.

Everglades National Park   -  approx. 3h

Marco Island                         -  approx. 1h 25 Min.