Things to Do

Explore Sunny Beaches & Other Local Attractions

Discover Florida's best-kept secret — Charlotte Harbor. Here, life moves a little slower and the fun lasts a little longer with myriad things to do along the Florida's Gulf Coast. Sail in style with a private chartered tour. Visit the iconic 19th century Port Boca Grande Lighthouse & Museum on Gasparilla Island. Experience the beauty of the surrounding wildlife on nature tours. Take a spin on jet skis. Cycle around town.

From nature lovers and art connoisseurs to sports enthusiasts and foodies, take a break from the usual and explore the variety of attractions our waterfront community has to offer. 

 

Harborside Sounds Live Entertainment

View our Live Entertainment Calendar and enjoy nightly music around the resort. 

King Fisher Fleet Sightseeing Cruises

Experience a sunset cruise that might just be the best in Florida with King Fisher Fleet. Enjoy a glorious sunset over Charlotte Harbor while you tour the waterfront and relax at the end of yet another perfect day, explore the Peace River & Charlotte Harbor, or book a private cruise.

 

SUP Englewood

Discover water adventures with SUP Englewood! Experience the excitement of stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) and kayaking in the inter-coastal. Glide effortlessly on a paddleboard, mastering balance and enjoying panoramic views of Englewood's stunning landscapes. Explore the waterways at your own pace or join guided tours for an immersive experience. 

Aileron Golf Club

Enjoy every moment at Aileron Golf Club, a championship-level, 18-hole golf course exclusive to Sunseeker Resorts guests. This reimagined course is available for daily tee-times. A stunning clubhouse rounds out the experience and offers merchandise that can only be purchased onsite. Looking to enhance your game, take up one of our Academy lessons. Speak to your hotel concierge to make arrangements to come out and play. 

 

Punta Gorda Adventures

Punta Gorda Adventures are a unique fleet of luxury small group vessels and experiences you’ll never forget.  Sip champagne on a sailboat, charter a yacht to a barrier island, or sail the harbor on Oasis, the bay’s best Tiki Boat.

Harbor Sailing

Experience the ultimate maritime escape with a private voyage, guided by skilled captains. Unwind in comfort, surrounding by endless horizons with a chartered sail of Charlotte Harbor.

Harbor Jet Skis

Experience the thrill of jet skiing against the breathtaking Charlotte Harbor. Try an exhilarating jet ski adventure, allowing you to create unforgettable moments on the water. Unleash your inner adventurer!

Peace River Kayaking

Embark on a tranquil kayaking journey along the scenic Peace River. Paddle through serene waters, surrounding by lush lands, and soak in the tranquil vibes. Immerse yourself and discover a relaxed retreat along Peace River.

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

‘The Quest for the Fountain of Youth’ is Punta Gorda’s very first outdoor scavenger hunt!  Follow the clues that will lead you along the shoreline of Charlotte Harbor.  This thrilling outdoor journey is based on the discovery of an ancient diary which was once the possession of the Ponce de Leon.  Book your journey below, then visit our concierge to pick up your game journal and start your adventure!

Harbor Yards Food Hall

Enjoy 180-degree waterfront views with indoor and outdoor seating while savoring fare from any of the 11 uniquely curated concepts in the food hall. 

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

The Edison and Ford Winter Estates date from 1885, when Thomas Edison first visited Southwest Florida and purchased the property to build a vacation home. Discover these historical sites and gardens located in Fort Myers, FL. 

Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens

Neighboring the Peace River, this 30-acre waterfront oasis encompasses the diversity of five ecosystems including marshlands, wetlands, mangroves, uplands and tidal basin. At the Peace River Botanical & Sculpture Gardens, discover flowering trees and plants that bloom throughout the year, and more than 15,000 sq. ft. of boardwalks and docks provide optimum viewing of the Garden’s vast sculptures.

Peace River Wildlife Center

Peace River Wildlife Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit wildlife rehabilitation and education center tucked neatly into the mangroves overlooking Charlotte Harbor at Ponce de Leon Park in Punta Gorda Isles, Florida. Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated. 

Military Heritage Museum

Discover military history and heritage honoring America's military veterans and active-duty members and their sacrifices to keep the United States free at the Military Heritage Museum located in Punta Gorda, FL. 

Visual Arts Center

The Visual Arts Center, located in Punta Gorda, features three major galleries, 6 classrooms including jewelry, glass, pottery & technology studios, an extensive arts library, Gift Gallery, Art and Supply Store. The 12,000 square foot facility provides the best art classes, instructors and exhibit opportunities for the community and its visitors. Courses are designed for all ages and skill levels and they offer classes and workshops in a variety of arts media throughout the year.

PicklePlex®

Punta Gorda/Englewood Beach is home to one of the best Pickleball facilities in Florida. With 16 sanctioned courts, tournament-level lighting, and fences separating every court, the PicklePlex® of Punta Gorda is the place to host your next tournament or training camp.

Peace River Charters

Located on the beautiful Peace River in Arcadia, Peace River Charters offers airboat tours, private charters, swamp buggy tours and horse trail rides.  If you want to take a real ride, here is the place to do it! Custom boats with 450 horsepower are built for performance and pleasure!

View of a Sports stadium near Sunseeker Resort

Spring Training Baseball

The annual Major League Baseball pilgrimage to Florida for pre-season preparation dates back to the 1888 season when the Washington Nationals traveled south to Jacksonville for pre-season workouts. Our local community is proud to play host as the home of Spring Training for the Tampa Bay Rays & Atlanta Braves. During February and March, catch a a Rays game at nearby Charlotte Sports Park or a Braves game at Cool Today Park in North Port.

Spring Break

Enjoy a Sunseeker Resorts stay and explore the local area for fun things to do during Spring Break!

Charlotte County Beaches

The beaches of Charlotte County offer pristine beauty with less crowds that attract a plethora of birds, dolphins, sea turtles and other wildlife. Visit Manasota Key in Englewood Beach where you can soak up the sun and grab a quick bite to eat at one of the five restaurants within walking distance. Or just a bit south of Englewood Beach is Stump Pass Beach State Park where you can expect picturesque seclusion. If you're looking for a truly memorable escape, explore Gasparilla Island State Park where you can visit the restored Port Boca Grande Lighthouse built in 1890.

Getting Here

With five nearby airports — Punta Gorda, Fort Myers, Sarasota, St. Pete, and Tampa — and located just off the Tamiami Trail, it is as easy to get to as it is hard to leave.