Palm Island Placida Florida
Located about 45 minutes south of Sarasota Florida, 15 minutes south of Venice Florida and a couple miles south of Englewood, across Lemon Bay from Cape Haze lies Palm Island. Bordered on one side by the Gulf of Mexico and Lemon Bay on the other. Palm Island offers it’s residents the seclusion that comes with an island only accessible by boat. Not to worry, though, if you are not a boater and/or still want the convenience of having your vehicle on the island, there are two ferries that run continuously throughout the day and evening. It would be hard not to to slow down, relax and smell the flowers here!
It is the Island lifestyle at its best, with its own restaurant on the Island, Rum Runners the sister restaurant to Johnny Leverock’s offers fine local fare. Directly across from the Island is Palm Island marina which is a full service marina.
There are a dozen golf courses in close proximity to the Island. Fishing is at its best since the Island fronts Stump Pass which connects Lemon Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. When tides are changing the north end of the Island becomes a magnet for many species of fish including Tarpon, King Mackerel,spanish mackerel, redfish, snook, grouper as well as snapper just to name a few.
There are about 25 restaurants that you can easily access by boat. Malls and shopping are close by and if you want more action Sarasota is just a short distance away. If beaches are your thing, Palm Island offers some of the most pristine beaches in all of Florida. What are you waiting for? Come on down and enjoy some of life’s finest treasures!
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