Destination guide

Delight in the picturesque landscape of Matlacha

The area's art galleries and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Matlacha. This city's gardens, island views and fishing draw many visitors. Sun Splash Water Park and Edison and Ford Winter Estates are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Many of our vacation rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Matlacha

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in town? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Matlacha has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Sun Splash Water Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Royal Tee Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
  • Coral Oaks Golf Course (4.4 mi / 7.1 km)
  • Palmetto-Pine Country Club (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Hunters Run Executive Golf Course (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • El Rio Golf Club (10.1 mi / 16.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Matlacha

Whether you're an adventurous traveler or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Matlacha. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Pine Island (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Rotary Park Environmental Center (8.1 mi / 13 km)
  • Useppa Island (8.9 mi / 14.4 km)
  • Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve (9.6 mi / 15.5 km)
  • Captiva Island (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Alison Hagerup Beach Park (10.6 mi / 17 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Matlacha

Fly into Punta Gorda, FL (PGD-Charlotte County), the closest airport, located 20.1 mi (32.3 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 20.9 mi (33.6 km) away.

How many vacation rentals are available around Matlacha?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 2,887 house rentals around Matlacha. From 1,779 Houses to 34 Cottages, 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 Matlacha is on HomeAway.

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

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 Matlacha:

  • Pelican: 1,752 vacation rentals
  • South Island: 1,142 vacation rentals
  • Heritage Palms: 27 vacation rentals
  • Yacht Club: 615 vacation rentals
  • Bonita Bay: 305 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 Matlacha?

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

  • Lovegrove Gallery & Gardens: 8,482 home rentals
  • Del Tura Golf and Country Club: 4,246 home rentals
  • Eagle Ridge Golf Club: 9,750 home rentals
  • Legends Golf and Country Club: 9,736 home rentals
  • Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center: 7,796 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Matlacha 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 Matlacha?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,779 Houses in Matlacha. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Matlacha include:

  • Cottages: 34 lodging choices
  • Villas: 519 lodging choices
  • Condos/Apartments: 456 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 Matlacha?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2,610 vacation homes with pool available in Matlacha.

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