Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Placida

The island views and surrounding scenery provide a peaceful ambience to your holiday 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 cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Placida a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 holiday around the weather, July, August, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 33°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Placida

Travellers 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 holiday in Placida. These are a few of the area's most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • 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 centre. 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 holiday accommodation are available around Placida?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,098 holiday rentals around Placida. From 530 Houses to 272 Condos/Apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Placida is on Stayz.

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

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Placida:

  • Palm Island: 186 holiday homes
  • Rotonda Sands: 105 holiday homes
  • Placida Bay: 43 holiday homes
  • Coral Creek: 28 holiday homes
  • Burnt Store Marina: 67 holiday homes

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

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Placida?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Placida. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Gasparilla Marina: 2,786 holiday rentals
  • Tails and Scales Charters: 2,758 holiday rentals
  • Muscle Car City Museum: 2,226 holiday rentals
  • Lake Betty Park: 2,086 holiday rentals
  • Peace River Wildlife Center & Ponce De Leon Park: 2,359 holiday rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Placida?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 530 Houses in Placida. Our other popular types of Placida holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 272 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 48 holiday houses
  • Villas: 196 holiday houses

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Placida?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 681 holiday homes with pool available in Placida. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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