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Located on the north end of Pine Island Florida, Bokeelia Florida is blessed with quick access to Charlotte Harbor and The Gulf Of Mexico.
Tropical fruit farms and palm groves dot the landscape. Bokeelia is home to two marinas, multiple restaurants and an art gallery. Many farmers and commercial fishermen live here full time. About half of our population are snowbirds who travel north for the summer months.
Alden Pines Golf Course is open to the public and has beautiful homes and home-sites available. Also present is a walking trail and several small parks. The local garden club has developed a garden at the Island Center. Wildflowers and benches make it a perfect place to have lunch.
If you are thinking about purchasing Pine Island real estate, a home, a lot or a business location, just give us a call. No one knows Pine Island real estate better.
Bokeelia Florida Homes For Sale
Dining in Bokeelia
Captain Cons’ Fish House is at the northern tip of the island. We have the Lazy Flamingo Restaurant in the Four Winds Marina Complex. Around the island center we have: The Island Café, Pine Island Pizza,The Smokehouse BBQ Restaurant, Subway, Dominos and Chinese food.
Entertainment in Bokeelia Florida
Live Music at many of our Pine Island restaurants and pubs. Various events throughout the year. Fishing and boating daily. Annual Festivals like “The Taste Of Pine Island” and “Mango-Mania”.
Bokeelia Florida has a romantic past with pirates dashing in and out of Charlotte Harbor with their booty. As early as 1765, Spanish fishing camps were known to exist in this area. They were supplying Spanish settlements in the Florida Keys and Cuba. In the early 1900’s settlers began arriving in Bokeelia and made a living raising tropical fruit. They were drawn to the tranquility at the north end of Pine Island Florida with Charlotte Harbor in full view.
The Calusa Indians built a complex system of canals that can still be seen in the Pineland area today. In the early 20th century, settlers built their homes on the Calusa Indian mounds and today some of those mounds are still present. Research facilities such as the Mote Marine Laboratory and the University of Floridas’ Randell Research Center are located near and on the mounds.
Parks and Recreation-Bokeelia Florida
The University of Florida’s Randell Research Center is on Pineland Road. They offer tours and have a walking path. Fishing is the main sport on Pine Island.
A playground, lighted baseball fields, tennis courts and a swimming pool are present at Phillips Park at the Island Center. The pool has lap lanes and a diving board. The library and museum are adjacent to the park.
Down in St James City we have a state park on Stringfellow Road close to York Road. It has walking and bike trails and is rather large. We have a walking trail as part of another park about midway between St. James City and the four-way stop. We have a smaller park in St Jude Harbors.
We have our bike path that stretches the entire length of the island. We have chartered fishing with many charter captains. We have two ferry companies that will take you over to Cayo Costa, Captiva, Sanibel or Cabbage Key.
Give us a call to reserve a vacation rental home for your visit to Pine Island Florida!