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Explore the waterfront setting in Placida

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambiance to your vacation home in Placida. Well known for its fishing, golfing and boating, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.


Activities and attractions in Placida

Are you searching for things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Placida a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (20.4 mi / 32.9 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Kidstar Park (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • Heron Creek Golf Course (15.6 mi / 25.1 km)
  • Bobcat Trail Golf and Country Club (15.7 mi / 25.2 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Placida

If you're planning a vacation around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 90°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Placida

Travelers love Placida for its island views and pristine beaches. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Placida. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Venice Beach (22.8 mi / 36.7 km)
  • Don Pedro Island State Park (4.7 mi / 7.6 km)
  • Gasparilla Island (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Boca Grande Beach (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Cape Haze Pioneer Trail Park (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Gasparilla Island State Park (7.2 mi / 11.5 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Placida

The nearest airport is in Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), located 15.4 mi (24.8 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Fort Myers, FL (RSW-Southwest Florida Intl.), which is 36.2 mi (58.2 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Placida?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,098 house rentals around Placida. From 535 Houses to 269 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Placida is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Placida?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Placida:

  • Palm Island: 185 vacation rentals
  • Rotonda Sands: 105 vacation rentals
  • Coral Creek: 28 vacation rentals
  • Placida Bay: 49 vacation rentals
  • Iona: 1,087 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Placida?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Placida. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Gasparilla Marina: 2,854 home rentals
  • Tails and Scales Charters: 2,803 home rentals
  • Riverwood Golf and Country Club: 2,799 home rentals
  • Port Charlotte Beach Park: 2,407 home rentals
  • Fishermen's Village: 2,275 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Placida listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Placida?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 535 Houses in Placida. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Placida include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 269 lodging choices
  • Cottages: 50 lodging choices
  • Villas: 166 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Placida?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 768 vacation homes with pool available in Placida.

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