An intimate Englewood hotels community atmosphere offers residents’ tropical Englewood beaches, splendid parks and recreational areas to use for all kinds of outdoor activities. Miles of unspoiled beaches, world famous fishing, sailing and boating are a few of the amenities offered to the more than 44,000 year-round residents. Englewood located directly on Lemon Bay Hotels and the Gulf of Mexico Hotels, this unincorporated community straddles two counties – Charlotte and Sarasota.
Much of the area’s hotels enjoys close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico, the Barrier island of Manasota Key between the Gulf and the Intracoastal and on ornear the Intracoasta/Lemon Bay. Vacationers are treated to a variety of hotels resort accommodations and quality restaurants.
Englewood has 4 beaches on the barrier island of Manasota Key. Beach and Manasota Pass Beach both offer a variety of amenities. Manasota Beach boasts 14 acres of Florida gulf front beach and sand dunes with special hotels areas set-aside for sheltered tables, barbecue pits, boardwalks and bathhouse facilities. Blind Pass Beach is ideal for swimming, fishing and has more than 60 acres of nature trails. There’s a docking area for boaters on the Intra Coastal Waterway.
The weather is near perfect, with temperatures averaging 64 degrees Fahrenheit in January while August averages 81.9. During the summer months, late afternoon showers with breezes from the Gulf of Mexico act as Englewood natural air conditioning.
State Road 776 provides convenient access to hotels, connecting with U.S. 41 and I-75 via Jacaranda Boulevard (Exit 35) or the River Road connection with I-75 (Exit 34). Interstate Highway 75 traverses the county in a north/south direction. U.S. Highway 41 (also known as Tamiami Trail) is the other main north/south route. It runs and even parallels the ocean from Tampa to Miami.
Southwest Florida International Airport offers jet service and connections to areas all over the world from its facility southeast of Englewood hotels and near Fort Myers hotels. Hotels residents and visitor often use the Sarasota/Bradenton airport as well.
Englewood shoreline borders the Gulf of Mexico, the Intracoastal Waterway, Charlotte Harbor hotels and the Myakka River hotels. Many consider this region a waterfront paradise for both saltwater and freshwater fishing, cruising, sailing and the great outdoors. Few places in Florida can boast of so many tropical beaches like Englewood Beach, Manasota Beach, Blind Pass and Stump Pass.
For the natural beauty of Florida and its wildlife Englewood hotels is rich with parks. Englewood Cedar Point, Englewood Don Pedro Barrier Island, Englewood Indian Mound Park, Englewood Kiwanis Park, the Englewood Lemon Bay Park and Environmental Center are worth checking out. Also close at hand are the Englewood Oscar Schere State Recreation Area and nearby Myakka River State Park for kayaking, canoeing and hiking.
Prime fishing is found in Englewood Lemon Bay and Englewood Stump Pass. As an aquatic preserve,Englewood Lemon Bay is also an underwater ecosystem of mangrove, sea grasses and oyster communities. Golfers abound with eight golf courses in Englewood alone and many more in the surrounding towns.
Englewood Residents enjoy good hardball with the minor leagues in the summer months (former home of the Texas Rangers in the spring) at the Charlotte County Stadium Complex on State Road 776.
The Englewood hotels sport complex is great for families featuring lots of fields for amateur baseball, softball and soccer as well as tennis courts, playground and picnic areas. San Casa Englewood Athletic Complex also draws a number of budding atheletes while the Trangaili hotel Community Center features a teen hotel center, hotel meeting facility and hotel tennis courts.
Check your calendar, for Englewood hotels hosts many activities for all to enjoy. Among them are: September’s Pioneer Days hotels festival; March Madness Seafood hotel Festival; Florida International Air Show featuring the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and Golden hotel Knights; Manasota Beach art hotel show; Englewood Rotary hotels Fine Arts Festival; Boca Grande hotel Tarpon Tournament held in July; 4th of July fireworks; and numerous other hotel events throughout the year.
There are several cultural opportunities in Englewood, too, including the Englewood hotels Lemon Bay Playhouse, the Englewood Lemon Bay Fine Arts hotels Series and activities sponsored by the Englewood hotels Performing Arts Association.